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DoubleX Gabfest: The Beazel Better Have My Money Edition

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On this week’s Gabfest, Slate’s Hanna Rosin and June Thomas join New York editor Noreen Malone to talk about what it means to be asexual, Rihanna’s music video for “Bitch Better Have My Money” and other prefatory uses of bitch, and the 1939 film The Women.


Other items discussed in the show:

DoubleX recommendations:

June recommends Lifetime’s Unreal, created by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro and Marti Noxon.

Hanna recommends You Are You by Lindsay Morris and Jennifer Finney Boylan.

Noreen recommends Magic Mike XXL.  

Outro: “The Bitch Is Back” by Elton John

This podcast was produced by Ann Heppermann. Our intern is Jessie Chasan-Taber.

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