Allison Benedikt

Allison Benedikt is a Slate senior editor. Follow her on Twitter.

The XX Factor
June 10 2013 4:21 PMAn Absolutely Devastating Story on Life After Newtown for One Victim's Family
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 21 2013 11:15 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Don Henley Was Hot EditionListen to Slate’s show about the second season of Girls; linguistic trends on Twitter; and Emily Bazelon’s new book about bullying, Sticks and Stones.
Books
Feb. 1 2013 11:16 PMThe Marriage PlotSuzanne Venker’s recipe for a lasting union: “Just be nice, cook, and have sex!”
Tv Club
Jan. 23 2013 9:56 AMParenthood Season 4When one door closes, another one gets knocked on by a Braverman. 
The XX Factor
Jan. 15 2013 12:44 PMExperts Say Not To Bribe Kids. I'll Give You $10 and Stale Halloween Candy if You Prove Them Wrong.
Tv Club
Jan. 9 2013 9:53 AMParenthood Season 4Move over cancer. The abortion episode is finally here.  
Tv Club
Jan. 2 2013 9:57 AMParenthood Season 4Ray Romano, sex symbol. Discuss.
Politics
Dec. 14 2012 3:39 PMPresident Obama, Today Is the Day To Politicize This TragedyWe don’t need you to cry at the podium. We need you to do something.
Tv Club
Dec. 12 2012 10:38 AMParenthood Season 4They should have killed Kristina.
Tv Club
Dec. 5 2012 9:03 AMParenthood Season 4Is beloved Joel heading for a fall?
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 29 2012 10:09 AM DoubleX Gabfest: The Nobody’s Business EditionListen to Slate’s show about Martha Stewart’s new image, the Rihanna/Chris Brown saga, and the Fox News article “The War on Men.”
Politics
Nov. 7 2012 4:34 PMRepublicans: Don’t Trust Fox News!How the news network failed the GOP.
Books
Nov. 2 2012 11:08 PMThe Open ClosetJohn Schwartz accepted his gay son. He attempted suicide anyway.
The XX Factor
Oct. 12 2012 11:41 AMWhat Does Paul Ryan's Bean Have To Do With Abortion?
The XX Factor
Oct. 4 2012 12:04 AMIf You Followed Jezebel's Debate Drinking Game for Ladies, You Are Very, Very Sober Right Now
Doublex
May 30 2013 12:03 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Monkey Desire EditionListen to Slate’s show about female desire; how gay marriage might save straight marriage; and the fraught relationship among women, shoes, and the media.
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 7 2013 10:10 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Mrs. Carter EditionListen to Slate’s show about pop culture and (maybe) feminist icon Beyoncé; The New Yorker’s recent story about mass shooter Amy Bishop; and a new paper on the myths of weight loss.
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 24 2013 11:12 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Michelle’s Bangs EditionListen to Slate’s show about Michelle Obama’s evolution and style, the lasting impact of high school, and porn for women. 
Tv Club
Jan. 16 2013 9:59 AMParenthood Season 4Is the show all about family too critical of its female characters?
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 10 2013 11:01 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Do You Like the Way We Sound? EditionListen to Slate’s show about Elizabeth Wurtzel’s confessional in New York magazine, vocal fry, and Hillary Clinton’s recent health scare. 
Doublex
Jan. 9 2013 9:00 AM“Being a Single Parent Is Many Things. But It Is Not Failure.”Slate readers on the upsides of single parenthood.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 27 2012 8:36 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Home for the Holidays EditionListen to Slate’s show about women and guns, This Is 40, and the agony (or ecstasy) of going home for the holidays.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 13 2012 8:44 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Old Sperm EditionListen to Slates show about the risks of older parenthood, gender-neutral toys, and the sustaining tradition that says men are responsible for all marriage proposals.
The XX Factor
Dec. 10 2012 2:29 PMWe Waited Years Before Having Kids. Big Mistake?
The XX Factor
Nov. 29 2012 2:43 PMIf You Are Single, You Don't Get a Wedding. That's How It Works.
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 15 2012 8:13 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The PetWell EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Petraeus-Broadwell affair; women and the election; and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.
The XX Factor
Nov. 5 2012 5:20 PMHow Do You Talk to Your Kids About the Election?
DoubleX Gabfest
Oct. 18 2012 8:15 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Binders Full of Women EditionListen to Slate’s show about the second presidential debate, Gawker’s outing of notorious Reddit user Violentacrez, and the dangers of playground monkey bars.
DoubleX Gabfest
Oct. 4 2012 2:26 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Muumuu EditionListen to Slate’s show about Marissa Mayer’s short maternity leave, how to talk to your kids about porn, and Jessica Grose’s new novel, Sad Desk Salad.
The XX Factor
Oct. 2 2012 10:00 AMYahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Making a Huge Mistake by Cutting Her Maternity Leave Short

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