The Waves

The Embarrassment of Bitches Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about Trump’s threats to bring up the Clinton marriage, YouTube’s sex-ed queens, and Fleabag.

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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin and New York magazine’s Noreen Malone are joined by Slate’s chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie discuss marriage as a campaign issue. Amanda Hess from the New York Times calls in to discuss her new article on the Sex Ed queens of YouTube, and we finish the show by talking with the New Yorker’s Emily Nussbaum about the new TV show Fleabag.

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DoubleX recommendations:

Noreen recommends An Unmarried Woman on Netflix, and Michael Chabon’s GQ article, “My Son the Prince of Fashion.”

Hanna recommends Nutshell by Ian McEwan.

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

Outro Song: “Cranes in the Sky” by Solange

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