Allison Benedikt

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

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
Tv Club
Sept. 28 2012 4:57 PMLouie, Season 3Is it real, is it a dream, or is it whatever the third choice would be?
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2012 12:24 PMLouie, Season 3Where do we go from here, Louie?
Tv Club
Sept. 14 2012 10:25 AMLouie, Season 3David Lynch!
Tv Club
Aug. 31 2012 7:00 AMLouie, Season 3Things are going well for Louie. This can't last.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 23 2012 3:36 PM DoubleX Gabfest: The P90X EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Todd Akin rape controversy, Paul Ryan’s hot bod, and Augusta National admitting its first two female members.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 9 2012 7:16 AM DoubleX Gabfest: The Circumspect Circumference EditionListen to Slate’s show about prenatal depression, hot Olympic bodies, and cosmetic surgery for teenage girls.
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July 27 2012 8:45 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The We Wish We Were Talking About Kristen Stewart EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Aurora shooting heroes, outing rapists on Twitter, and women’s boxing.
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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?
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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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Sept. 27 2012 4:33 PMTodd Akin Pines for the Days When Mouthy Claire McCaskill Was More "Ladylike"
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 20 2012 9:15 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Mrs. Jesus EditionListen to Slate’s show about Naomi Wolf’s book, Vagina: A New Biography; a recently discovered fourth-century reference to Jesus’ wife; and Mindy Kaling.
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 6 2012 8:49 AM DoubleX Gabfest: The Mom-in-Chief EditionListen to Slate’s show about Michelle Obama’s Democratic Convention speech; Hanna Rosin’s upcoming book, The End of Men; and the new film Bachelorette.
Tv Club
Aug. 24 2012 1:32 PMLouie, Season 3Is Louie afraid of women?
Tv Club
Aug. 10 2012 10:20 AMLouie, Season 3I did not like this episode.
Tv Club
Aug. 3 2012 12:14 PMLouie, Season 3Boy, did I recognize Louie’s crisis-management techniques in the bathroom.
Tv Club
July 26 2012 11:00 PMLouie, Season 3Step. Breathe. Step. Breathe.

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