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On this week’s episode of the Waves, Hanna, June, and Noreen answer listeners’ voicemails for our end-of-summer call-in show, offering advice and ranking anecdotes on the “is it sexist” scale. Together, the hosts tackle dilemmas ranging from aggressively apolitical mommy groups to what to do if you still love a TV show that’s been tainted by the crimes of its creator.
Slate Plus: Is it sexist to market products toward women with the message that “you’re doing it wrong”?
- June: John Burnham Schwartz’s The Commoner
- Hanna: Andrew Sean Greer’s Less
- Noreen: Tana French’s The Witch Elm
This podcast was produced by Danielle Hewitt with help from Daniel Schroeder. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch.