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The Kill Off the Kings Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about Trump, Insecure, and Future Sex.

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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone and Slate Outward editor June Thomas discuss Trump as an actual gift to women. Slate’s culture writer Aisha Harris joins them to talk about the new HBO show Insecure, and then they interview Emily Witt about her new book Future Sex.

Slate Plus: Are the Nobel Prizes Sexist?

Other items discussed in the show:

DoubleX recommendations:

June recommends Season 3 of Halt and Catch Fire

Hanna recommends High Maintenance on HBO

Noreen recommends The Old Man and Me by Elaine Dundy

This podcast was produced by Veralyn Williams. Our intern is Daniel Schroeder.

Outro Song: “Sorry” by Beyoncé

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