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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Slate’s Hanna Rosin and June Thomas join New York editor Noreen Malone to discuss crying in professional settings, Playboy’s choice to stop publishing nude images, and whether we should all get bangs.
Other items discussed in the show:
- John Boehner on CBS’ Face the Nation
- John Boehner crying
- Bill Clinton leaving Ron Brown’s funeral
- Jennifer Lawrence’s essay in Lenny
- The Intern
- “Why Do Women Cry More Than Men?” by Melissa Dahl in New York magazine.
- Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the Mysteries of Tears by Ad Vingerhoets
- If You Have to Cry, Go Outside: And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You by Kelly Cutrone with Meredith Bryan
- Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
- “Nudes Are Old News at Playboy” by Ravi Somaiya in the New York Times
- “The View From a Centerfold” by Noreen Malone and Nadav Kander in New York magazine
- “A Bunny Thing Happened: An Oral History of the Playboy Clubs” by Bruce Handy in Vanity Fair
- “How the Internet Killed Playboy” by Amanda Hess in Slate
- “Why Do French Girls Look Cool With Bangs and We Look Like Matilda?” by Amelia Diamond in Man Repeller.
- “All Hail the Achievement Beard!” by Nathan Heller in the New Yorker
- Slate staffers talk bangs
June recommends Madam Secretary on CBS.
Outro: “The Crying Game” by Nicki Minaj
This podcast was produced by Ann Heppermann. Our intern is Jessie Chasan-Taber.