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The Waves: Gender, Relationships, Feminism

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The Waves, formerly known as the Double X Gabfest, is a weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every Thursday, join the hosts—including Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine's Noreen Malone, Slate Podcasts' June Thomas, Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci, Topic's Anna Holmes, and producer Veralyn Williams—for frank discussions about the ways gender shapes everything. Our new name reflects generations of women from the various waves of feminism, the sound waves that carry us to your ears, and the waves we intend to make.

The Waves, formerly known as the Double X Gabfest, is a weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every Thursday, join the hosts—including Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine's Noreen Malone, Slate Podcasts' June Thomas, Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci, Topic's Anna Holmes, and producer Veralyn Williams—for frank discussions about the ways gender shapes everything. Our new name reflects generations of women from the various waves of feminism, the sound waves that carry us to your ears, and the waves we intend to make.
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The Waves, formerly known as the Double X Gabfest, is a weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every Thursday, join the hosts—including Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine's Noreen Malone, Slate Podcasts' June Thomas, Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci, Topic's Anna Holmes, and producer Veralyn Williams—for frank discussions about the ways gender shapes everything. Our new name reflects generations of women from the various waves of feminism, the sound waves that carry us to your ears, and the waves we intend to make.

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Episodes

Is Aziz Ansari Sorry?

7/18/2019
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This week on the Waves, Christina, Marcia, Nichole, and June discuss the drama at Riverside Church, Aziz Ansari’s new special “Right Now” and the Sarah Milov attribution controversy. In Slate Plus: Is the feud framing between The Squad and Nancy Pelosi sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch .Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com or tweet @christinacauterucci, @DrMChatelain, @junethomas and @tnwhiskeywoman with...

Duration:01:09:53

Sponsored: The Sale is Just the Beginning for Erica Feidner

7/15/2019
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In Episode 1, we’re talking to someone who prides herself on forming and sustaining long term relationships with clients: Erica Feidner. Named one of the top salespeople in the world by Inc.com in 2011, Erica has become an expert in the art of pairing people with pianos. Despite outside economic and industry pressures, Erica been able to pivot her course and remain a top-selling salesperson. Her unconventional and uncompromising approach has helped her achieve $86 million in cumulative net...

Duration:00:21:02

Outward: Live From Joe's Pub

7/12/2019
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On June 27, 2019, the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and Brandon Tensley hosted a live show in New York City’s Joe’s Pub. They began with a World Pride-sized edition of Pride and Provocations. They were then joined by author Alexander Chee to discuss the legacies of queer activism and thought that inform his writing. Garcia and May Hong, the breakout stars of Netflix’s Tales of the City, also stopped by to talk about their...

Duration:01:05:29

Hanna and Noreen's Last Show

7/11/2019
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This week on the Waves, on Hanna and Noreen’s last episode, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss, the place of HR departments, Jefferey Epstein charges and Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s new novel “Fleishman is In Trouble”. Skip to recommendations at 1:00:00 to skip "Fleishman is in Trouble” spoilers. In Slate Plus: Is The Lion King sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com or tweet...

Duration:01:11:51

Buying Your Own BS

7/4/2019
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This week on the Waves, Christina (recording from vacation) , Marcia and Nichole discuss the democratic primary debates, the new HBO show Euphoria and finally what they make of spaces made exclusively for high powered women like Chief. In Slate Plus: Is the #unwantedIvanka meme sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Call in at ‪(646) 907-9859‬ with your memories for Hanna and Noreen’s final show! Email your topic suggestions and responses...

Duration:01:02:36

Trumpcast Preview: An Interview With E. Jean Carroll

6/28/2019
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This is a special excerpt from an intimate Trumpcast interview between Virginia Heffernan, Dahlia Lithwick, and author E. Jean Carroll on Carroll's Donald Trump rape story and fighting back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:38

A-List Actress Bingo

6/27/2019
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This week on the Waves, while Hanna is out, June and Noreen talk with host of Amicus and court reporter Dahlia Lithwick to talk SCOTUS term, E Jean Carroll, and more. Then, they discuss Big Little Lies with host of Decoder Ring Willa Paskin. Finally, Hanna rejoins for an announcement. In Slate Plus: Is they way the media handled the E Jean Carroll accusations against President Trump sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Call in with your...

Duration:01:10:07

Trump Women

6/20/2019
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This week on The Waves, Christina, Nichole and Marcia discuss the accusations of excessive celebration against the US Women’s National Team, the legacy of Sara Huckabee Sanders and the women of the Trump administration, and the UK ban on sexist advertising. In Slate Plus: Is homework sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com or tweet @christinacauterucci, @tnwhiskeywoman and...

Duration:01:01:17

The “Live From Slate Day” Edition

6/13/2019
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This week, The Waves is live from Slate Day in a crossover drag brunch with Slate’s Outward Podcast. June, Nichole and Noreen are joined by Brandon Tensley and Bryan Lowder to discuss Booksmart. Plus, interviews with FLONY Chirlane McCray and Ru Paul’s Drag Race’s Miz Cracker. In Slate Plus: The panel takes pride or provocation questions from the audience Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to...

Duration:00:43:29

The "Monetize Our Pain" Edition

6/6/2019
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This week on The Waves, Marcia fills in for Christina as host and is joined by Nichole and By The Book’s Kristen Meinzer to talk about the phenomenon of “Mentrification”, the rise and dangers of femtech health apps and the new Netflix rom-com Always Be My Maybe. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist that men are referred to as “creators” and women as “influencers”? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to...

Duration:00:58:20

The "Hot Priest" Edition

5/30/2019
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This week on The Waves, Hanna and Noreen are joined by Slate Editorial Assistant Rachelle Hampton to discuss curvy wife guy, incel obsession with plastic surgery and the new season of Amazon Prime’s Fleabag. In Slate Plus: Was the reaction to Elizabeth Warren’s lawyers rate sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:18

The "Thirst Correspondent" Edition

5/23/2019
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This week on The Waves, Christina, Marcia, and Nichole talk to Josh Levin about his new book and podcast The Queen. Then, the conversation around the treatment of pregnant athletes. Finally, the new Netflix movie Wine Country and how it fits in with a trend of “mom jeans movies”. In Slate Plus: Was the ending to Game of Thrones sexist? (BEWARE OF SPOILERS!) Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to...

Duration:01:02:01

The “Do Real Men Recycle?” Edition

5/16/2019
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This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the New York Times article “My Cousin Was My Hero. Until the Day He Tried to Kill Me”. Then, the Zero Waste movement has made its way to instagram. Have we totally missed the point? Finally, they discuss the recent anti-abortion laws passed in multiple state legislations and the various protest reactions to them. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist to criticize Constance Wu for her reaction to the renewal her sitcom Fresh Off the Boat? Podcast...

Duration:00:57:27

Outward: The “Sex” Edition

5/15/2019
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This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley talk about sex. First, they invite Slate culture editor Forrest Wickman on as a straight correspondent to find out what he knows and misunderstands about queer sex, and why the word rosebud has more than one meaning. Next, Christina, Bryan and Brandon discuss how they learned about queer sex, what porn gets right and wrong, and what sorts of lessons belong in sex education. Then, they talk to...

Duration:01:07:02

Introducing Hi-Phi Nation: For Women Only

5/11/2019
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Today we're sharing an episode of another Slate podcast we believe will be of interest to listeners of The Waves: Hi-Phi Nation. It is currently very difficult to get your gender legally changed in the U.K, That might change. In recent months, philosophers have been drafted into making complicated and contentious arguments about what it is to be a man, woman, or any other gender, in the service of advancing or blocking the movement for trans rights and recognition. In particular, it has...

Duration:00:48:43

The “Emotional Gold Digger” Edition

5/9/2019
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This week on The Waves, Christina, Marcia, and Nichole talk about the ruling against track athlete Caster Semenya . Then, they discuss the new Netflix cartoon Tuca & Bertie. Finally, they discuss the Harper’s Bazaar article that describes men as “emotional gold diggers”. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist that people are debating the looks of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s boyfriend? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and...

Duration:01:05:25

What Next: A New Hope For the Equal Rights Amendment

5/7/2019
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The idea behind the proposed Equal Rights Amendment is simple: It would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex. It’s been more than 40 years since the U.S, Senate first acted on the ERA, and now it may actually have a real shot at becoming law. Our friends over at What Next, Slate's daily news podcast, looked at the future of the ERA this week, and we here at The Waves think you should take a listen. You can find What Next via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, Overcast, Google...

Duration:00:25:20

The “Old Timey Lesbian” Edition

5/2/2019
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This week on The Waves, Christina fills in for Hanna and joins Noreen and June to talk about a New York Times article about “greedy employers”, Olivia Munn’s response to the Go Fug Yourself fashion blog and the new HBO and BBC series Gentleman Jack. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist to need an app to divide chores? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:09

The "Communes Are Better" Edition

4/25/2019
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This week on The Waves, Hanna, Nichole and June talk to Rachelle Hampton about her Slate cover story “The Black Feminists Who Saw the Alt-Right Threat Coming”. Then, is marriage obsolete? The panel delves into The Cut’s package looking into that question. Lastly, the new Netflix rom-com Someone Great. In Slate Plus: Are TSA screening machines sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to...

Duration:01:02:00

The “Algorithm-y” Edition

4/18/2019
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This week on The Waves, June, Marcia and Noreen discuss the controversy over credit for the black hole photos, presidential candidates and parenting, and white male victimhood. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist that people don’t take Kim Kardashians quest to become a lawyer seriously? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:37