The Waves

The DoubleX Gabfest “1800 Patriarchy St.” Edition

The hosts tackle “is it sexist?” questions in the summer call-in show.

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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, co-host of NPR’s Invisibilia Hanna Rosin, managing producer of Slate podcasts June Thomas, and Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci answer your “is it sexist?” questions. They discuss the recent news about director Joss Whedon and journalist Nick Robinson, hiring doctors, the financial inequalities of dating, and a few other topics.

Slate Plus: We cover more of your “is it sexist?” questions.

DoubleX recommendations:

June: Tea With Oliver, by Mika Song

Hanna: Robopocalypse, by Daniel Wilson

Christina: The soundtrack of, and baby shower scene from, The Incredible Jessica James

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

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