DoubleX Gabfest: The Shrink It and Wax It Edition
DoubleX editors Hanna Rosin, Jessica Grose, and Kate Julian discuss Lori Gottlieb’s Atlantic cover story How to Land Your Kid in Therapy, the ongoing murder trial of Casey Anthony, and men who wax, like disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner.
Slate: The Fighting Against the System Gabfest
Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Republican presidential candidates debate, the War Powers Act fight, and free speech in America’s schools
Texting Behind the Wheel: Manners for the Digital Age #10
Should you confront another driver who’s texting while driving? Slate’s tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question.
Audio Book Club: Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
Slate editors Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin, and the New Yorker’s Margaret Talbot discuss Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks’ latest historical novel, Caleb’s Crossing.
Hang Up and Listen: The Amateur Vexillology Edition
Mike Pesca, Josh Levin, and guest Bryan Curtis discuss Mexico’s Gold Cup win over the United States; Derek Jeter, Roger Federer, and what happens when athletes get old; and the childhood events that lead us to become sports fans.
Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Real Men Cheat on Their Wives Edition
Listen to Slate’s show on Dan Savage’s take on monogamy, Ashton Kutcher vs. The Village Voice, and the message board 4chan.
Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Totally Gruesome Edition
Listen to Slate’s show about Jason Zinoman’s guide to fixing modern horror, the film industry’s all-too-familiar approach to online piracy, and the latest debate over antidepressants.