Allison Benedikt
Allison Benedikt

Allison Benedikt is Slate’s news director. Follow her on Twitter.

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
The XX Factor
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.
The XX Factor
July 20 2012 3:30 PMIs This What It's Like to be a Woman in Government?   
The XX Factor
July 16 2012 5:02 PMParenting Hate-Reads: When Will They End?
DoubleX Gabfest
July 12 2012 7:43 AM DoubleX Gabfest: The Un-Retouched EditionListen to Slate’s show about young women getting their tubes tied, last week’s date-rape episode of Louie, and Seventeen magazine’s new photo touch-up policy. 
TV Club
July 6 2012 4:04 PMLouie, Season 3Wait, why are we supposed to love the scene where Melissa Leo punches Louie?
TV Club
June 29 2012 7:45 AMLouie, Season 3Our first, surprising glimpse of Louie’s ex-wife.
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.
DoubleX Gabfest
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.
The XX Factor
July 23 2012 4:47 PMForced Abortions, Vogue, and the One-Child Policy in China
TV Club
July 20 2012 7:00 AMLouie, Season 3Finally, two human beings communicating naturally!
TV Club
July 13 2012 11:27 AMLouie, Season 3C.K.’s sappy side—and his defense of Daniel Tosh.
The XX Factor
July 10 2012 10:33 AMAccording to Kids, School Is Too Easy
TV Club
July 5 2012 11:09 PMLouie, Season 3Our hero has a feminine side.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 28 2012 10:40 AM DoubleX Gabfest: The Still Not Having It All EditionListen to Slate’s show about Anne-Marie Slaughter’s Atlantic cover story, the new Pixar movie Brave, and spoiled American kids.

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