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The DoubleX Gabfest “Pass the Phone to Ivanka” Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show on Donald Trump’s Cabinet, self-care and mom as a compliment.

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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 whether Donald Trump’s Cabinet is anti-woman. Then they discuss the resurfacing trend of self-care following the election and the use of the word mom as a compliment.

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Other items discussed in the show:

DoubleX recommendations:

June recommends the Gay Gotham exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.

Hanna recommends Manchester by the Sea, and the 2017 Carponizer calendar.

Noreen recommends the podcasts Startup and Who? Weekly.

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

Outro Song: “Dear Mama” by Tupac

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