The Waves

The Propped Up by Pillows Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about Nate Parker, Hillary’s health, and email etiquette.

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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 Nate Parker’s rape allegations. They also discuss Hillary’s health and email etiquette.

And for Slate Plus: Is drinking sexist?

Other items discussed in the show:

DoubleX recommendations:

Ann recommends Poisoned Apples and Ask Me How I Got Here by her sister Christine Heppermann. Also, Nadia Berenstein’s blog Flavor Added.

June recommends Ann’s podcast Serendipity, and American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin.

Hanna recommends Underground Airlines by Ben Winters, and Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance.

Noreen recommends Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann.

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

Outro Song: “Never Can Say Goodbye” by the Jackson 5

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