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 ...Show More
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1:01:41 | Mar 14th

This week on The Waves, Christina, June and Noreen join the All About Women Festival live at the Sydney Opera House. First they discuss the Rebel Wilson rom-com Isn’t It Romantic, then they are joined by star and writer of the play How to Rule the Wo...Show More

59:23 | Jun 6th

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 ...Show More
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56:31 | Dec 5th

On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole discuss Kamala Harris and her departure from the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls. Then, they talk about Frozen 2. Finally, the panel takes on Black Friday - the sales...Show More

56:30 | Nov 21st

On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole discuss the newest season of The Crown, where Olivia Colman takes the throne as a middle-aged Queen Elizabeth II. Then, they break down a few sexist moments during the impeachm...Show More

57:12 | Nov 20th

This month, Christina and Bryan are joined again by writer and Slate advice columnist Rumaan Alam to talk about children. First, the team invites Slate executive editor Allison Benedikt to talk about the ways children learn about queerness and sexual...Show More
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1:10:25 | Nov 7th

On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole discuss former congresswoman Katie Hill’s resignation and revenge porn. Then, they break down the successes and failures of the new television show on female desire, Mrs. Fletc...Show More

59:40 | Oct 24th

On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, Marcia, and June dive into the tension between love and politics in light of a recent piece on Democratic women married to MAGA-loving men. Then, they talk about the implications of framing abortion as ...Show More

55:52 | Oct 16th

This month, Christina and Bryan are joined by writer drag performer Pretty Rik E. After talking about Ellen and Big Mouth during Pride and Provocations, they jump into CNN’s LGBTQ town hall where nine different candidates discussed the queer aspects ...Show More

1:12:07 | Oct 10th

On this week’s episode of The Waves, Christina, Marcia, and Nichole discuss Rowena Chiu’s essay about Harvey Weinstein, and what her voice brings to the conversation about sex, race and power. Next, the panelists tackle whether the right women are ge...Show More

58:23 | Sep 26th

On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, Marcia, and June discuss the Washington Post profile of Kamala Harris that focuses on her years at Howard University and what that tells us about the candidate, HBCUs, and American political life. Then ...Show More

51:36 | Sep 18th

This month, Christina, and Bryan, and are joined by writer Rumaan Alam. After Pride and Provocations they talk about the news about searching for the gay gene and whether the endeavor has any positive use. Then they discuss McKrae Game, the conversio...Show More

1:07:49 | Sep 12th

On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, Marcia, Nichole, and June discuss the success of the SoulCycle boycott and ask why some boycotts bite more than others, and why this one is getting so much attention. Then, they talk about Showtime’s do...Show More

1:02:55 | Aug 29th

This week on the Waves, Christina, Nichole and Marcia discuss the “electablity” conversation around Elizabeth Warren, the CBS All Access show Why Women Kill, and intimacy coordinators.  In Slate Plus: Is it sexist that Maggie Haberman paid back her b...Show More

1:00:11 | Aug 21st

This month, Christina, Bryan, and Brandon immerse themselves in iconography. After the usual Pride and Provocations they dig into three queer fights happening in our community including how critical we should be of queer art, authenticity of queer ar...Show More

27:27 | Aug 20th

In this episode of How to Raise a Parent we’re looking at the many ways children can teach us to be more fearless as adults. Whether they’re encouraging us to take a literal leap on a flying trapeze or motivating us to follow our dreams, kids seem to...Show More

1:04:23 | Aug 15th

This week on the Waves, Christina, Nichole, Marcia and June discuss, the book Three Women by Lisa Taddeo,  a New York Times Modern Love column, and the legacy of Toni Morrison. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist to dislike vocal fry?Podcast production by Da...Show More

1:11:09 | Aug 1st

This week on the Waves, Christina, Nichole, and June discuss the New Yorker piece “The Case of Al Franken”, the piece in The Cut “The Most Gullible Man in Cambridge” and finally the new season of Veronica Mars.  Skip to 1:03:33 to avoid Veronica Mars...Show More

59:57 | Jul 24th

This month, Christina, Bryan, and Brandon immerse themselves in iconography. After a round of Pride and Provocations, we hear from a collection of queer Slate folks about who their icons are. Then the hosts explore major figures in their lives and wh...Show More

1:10:06 | Jul 18th

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 Pel...Show More

21:02 | Jul 15th

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 pairin...Show More

1:08:14 | Jul 12th

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 Provocation...Show More

1:12:34 | Jul 11th

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 ...Show More

1:04:06 | Jul 4th

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...Show More

06:38 | Jun 28th

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/adchoic...Show More

1:10:02 | Jun 27th

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,...Show More

1:02:21 | Jun 20th

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 adver...Show More

43:11 | Jun 13th

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...Show More

1:00:20 | May 30th

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 Elizabet...Show More

1:00:36 | May 23rd

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 ...Show More

59:10 | May 16th

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...Show More