The Waves

The Powerfraus Edition

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On this week’s Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin joins New York Magazine’s Noreen Malone and Slate Outward editor June Thomas to discuss Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May, and the glass cliff. They also talk about Gretchen Carlson’s lawsuit against Roger Ailes, The Bachelor and UnReal.


Slate Plus: Is air conditioning sexist?

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DoubleX recommendations:

June recommends Jessica Winter’s new book Break In Case of Emergency and Barbara Cook’s memoir Then and Now.

Hanna recommends The Girls by Emma Cline, and Invisibilia, the podcast she co-hosts for NPR.

Noreen recommends Remembering Denny by Calvin Trillin, and In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi.

This podcast was produced by Ann Heppermann. Our intern is Daniel Schroeder.

Outro Song: “Powerfrau,” by Wise Guys

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