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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone, and managing producer of Slate podcasts June Thomas discuss American gymnastics and the trial of Larry Nassar. Then they talk about skincare, why it’s so popular, and if there’s any deeper meaning to its current popularity. Finally, they cover Jordan Peterson and his new book, 12 Rules for Life.
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Other items discussed on the show:
- “Beyond Larry Nassar,” by Isaac Chotiner in Slate
- “If We Can’t Talk About Sex, We Can’t Stop Sexual Abuse,” by Maureen O’Connor in New York magazine
- The transcript of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s speech
- “This Is Why Uma Thurman Is Angry,” by Maureen Dowd in the New York Times
- “The Ever-Changing Business of ‘Anti-Aging,’ ” by Amanda Hess in the New York Times Magazine
- “The Skincare Con,” by Krithika Varagur in the Outline
- 12 Rules for Life, by Jordan Peterson
- Jordan Peterson interview on the U.K.’s Channel 4
- “Talking Basement-Dwellers With Jordan Peterson, Reddit’s New Favorite Philosopher,” by Max Read in New York magazine
- “Why Can’t People Hear What Jordan Peterson Is Saying?” by Conor Friedersdorf in the Atlantic
This podcast was produced by Veralyn Williams. Our production assistant is Daniel Schroeder