Search Results for Kids & Family

"What's Elf on the Shelf?" Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

The panel discuss dealing with estranged parents and how to introduce them to your kids, whether following the rules too much is bad for kids, and the joy and sorrow of holiday traditions. Plus Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

49 Min

Dec 7, 2017

Grandpa Rules Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss their annoyingly triumphant week, how to raise your kids outside of the influence of toxic masculinity, and what to do about a doting grandpa

49 Min

Nov 30, 2017

I Feel Red-Pilled Edition

Slate's Double X Gabfest

The DoubleX Gabfest on Kill All Normies, sex panic, and She’s Gotta Have It

69 Min

Nov 30, 2017

Who's Your Mommy Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

The panel discusses the effect of leather jackets on teen boys, why Sartre is so annoying for parents, questions about when it's OK for a kid to call a step-parent "mom" and if giving kids freedom also enables their tantrums

47 Min

Nov 23, 2017

Sadistic Track Coach Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to deal with verbally abusive dad-coaches, Gabe's not-messed-up weekend with Leo, a question about in-laws whose culture you disagree with, and more in Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

44 Min

Nov 16, 2017

Put It Away Edition

Slate's Double X Gabfest

The DoubleX Gabfest on Roy Moore, Louis C.K., and At Home with Amy Sedaris

59 Min

Nov 16, 2017

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Podcast
Time
Released
49 min
Nov 9, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Katherine Goldstein discuss the welfare state critique of To Give a Mouse a Cookie, children's negotiating skills, potty training, Shrinky Dinks, and more.

53 min
Nov 2, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss sexual harassment at The New Republic, gender neutrality, and flexible work.

41 min
Oct 26, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss carpool politics, daddy's girls, and how late capitalism makes fools of us all in listener questions, "Triumphs and Fails", and recommendations.

53 min
Oct 19, 2017
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The panels sits down with John Culhane, author of Slate's Hey, Daddy! column about being a gay dad of twins, plus step-parenting resentments, the sad end of bedtime reading time, Rebecca's new family project, and more.

56 min
Oct 19, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Harvey Weinstein, The Deuce, and ageism in the workplace.

39 min
Oct 12, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth talk to Elissa Strauss about her article in Elle, "The Leftover Embryo Crisis", answer a question about dealing with friends whose kids don't get along with their kids, plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations.

45 min
Oct 5, 2017
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Gabriel Roth and Carvell Wallace discuss broken phones, how to gift an inheritance, My Little Pony: the Movie, and are joined by Slate's Aisha Harris to tackle a tough question about American Girl dolls.

52 min
Oct 5, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the early days of women’s pro tennis, Huge Hefner, and Gloria Allred’s crusade.

58 min
Sep 21, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Rebecca Lavoie discuss how to deal with a longterm toddler beef, how to feel about well subsidised adult stepchildren, teen street harassment, and more. Plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations.

54 min
Sep 21, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Hillary Clinton's new book, campus sexual-assault, and the benefits of having a best friend.

45 min
Sep 14, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Gabriel Roth, and Carvell Wallace answer a call about managing the adult relationships in a step-child's life, and Carvell shares news about his son's computer.

41 min
Sep 7, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth answer listener questions about how to help other kids understand her son with Down's Syndrome, and sharing household responsibilities.

52 min
Sep 7, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Teen Vogue, the 20th anniversary of Lady Diana’s death, and One Mississippi

47 min
Aug 31, 2017
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth discuss the politics of choosing a guardian for your kids and what to do about a daycare center that's been a little lax on vaccines.

39 min
Aug 24, 2017
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Carvell Wallace and Allison Benedikt are joined by Ami Cooper to talk about her experience raising a trans sixth grader. Plus triumphs and fails (spoiler alert: all fails), and recommendations.

50 min
Aug 24, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest answer "is it sexist" questions from listeners.

47 min
Aug 17, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to talk to your kids about recent events in Charlottesville Virginia, and whether smartphones are "destroying a generation," with Lisa Guernsey and Janelle Krupicka.

39 min
Aug 10, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace discuss choosing a school district in a segregated city, and how to encourage a teen's individual style while keeping their values intact. Plus triumphs and fails and recommendations.

53 min
Aug 10, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Google's anti-diversity memo, The Bold Type, and "Boys"

41 min
Aug 3, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth discuss whether to worry about a 9-year-old's weight gain, and how to inject some passion into passionless pre-teen. Plus triumphs and fails and recommendations.

43 min
Jul 27, 2017
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Carvell Wallace, Nina Aron, and Dan Kois sit down with clinical psychologist Dr. Ava Siegler about her new book What Do I Tell My Kids?: Parenting in the Age of Trump, which includes an essay by Dan. Plus Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

52 min
Jul 27, 2017
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Hanna Rosin and Noreen Malone talk Sex robots, women in Pop, and running for office post-Trump.

47 min
Jul 20, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace and Rebecca Lavoie discuss a very unusual quandary involving the inappropriate email address of their babysitter, plus babysitting in general, triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

54 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss raising Muslim kids in America with Rabia Chaudry of the podcast Undisclosed. Plus, what to do about bad kid friends, Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

52 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk the New York magazine piece on climate change, Silicon Valley tech bros' sexism apologies, and the Netflix show GLOW.

50 min
Jul 6, 2017
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Carvel Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth take questions about reconciling disparate parenting styles and how to make space for an introverted kid, plus Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

42 min
Jun 29, 2017
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The panel discusses feedback from last week's question on having a second child, talking to kids about a dying caregiver, and what to do with an aggressive hugger, plus Triumphs and Fails and their recommendations.

53 min
Jun 29, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk to Jenna Lyons and discuss the Cosby trial and if a woman will ever be president.

42 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss what to do about a child's growing interest in guns, having two children versus one, plus their Triumphs and Fails, and recommendations.

35 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace are joined by actual teenager and Carvell's son, Ezra Wallace. They discuss what life is like for a biracial teen, plus triumphs and fails, recommendations and an Ezra lightning round.

48 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Comey, Wonder Woman, and Theresa May.

14 min
Jun 12, 2017
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New leaders rise to the occasion, while Mars seeks answers, once and for all.

38 min
Jun 8, 2017
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The panel returns to a poorly-answered listener question about empathy with UCLA post-doctoral researcher Nicole McDonald. Plus recommendations, divorcing uncles, and Triumphs and Fails.

20 min
Jun 5, 2017
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Mars and others must band together to weather an epic crisis.

44 min
Jun 1, 2017
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The panel is joined by Andee Brown to talk about her son's struggle with mental health. Plus, Triumphs and Fails, recommendations, and a listener question about whether to have another child under difficult circumstances.

54 min
Jun 1, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Ross Douthat discuss does a pregnant teen’s graduation story and if the "Girls generation" secretly regret their "sexual revolution."

17 min
May 29, 2017
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It is a high wire act to keep the peace -- and to keep everyone alive.

39 min
May 25, 2017
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Carvell is sick, so Steve Lickteig joins Gabriel Roth, and Rebecca Lavoie to discuss how to teach empathy in young kids and sibling dynamics, plus triumphs and fails and recommendations.

14 min
May 22, 2017
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Exploration off limits causes an explosive outcome.

42 min
May 18, 2017
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The panel discusses dealing with media you find problematic and whether it's worth trying to filter it for your kids, the n-word, broken nanny dates, and more, in Triumphs and Fails and Recommendations.

50 min
May 18, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and filling-in for June Thomas— The New York Times Magazine's Susan Dominus discuss open marriages, Amazon's "I Love Dick," and the "We Wanted a Revolution" exhibit.

15 min
May 15, 2017
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Mars’ daring mission yields surprising results.

39 min
May 11, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Gabriel Roth, and Carvell Wallace discuss the youtube abuse controversy surrounding DaddyOFive, together time after a divorce, triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

16 min
May 8, 2017
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Trust is called into question when Mars reunites with an old friend.

38 min
May 4, 2017
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The panel discusses getting back to work after a long absence, post-vacation troubles, and disappearing nannies. Plus, hamster trouble in Triumphs and Fails, and recommendations.

48 min
May 4, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss The Handmaid's Tale, Brand Ivanka, and if democrats should compromise on abortion.

15 min
May 1, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

39 min
Apr 27, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting answer listener calls concerning unwanted bible movies and how to explain sibling-relationship boundaries to your kids.

21 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

20 min
Apr 17, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

47 min
Apr 13, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss coping with a dying parent as a parent, plus charades, laid-back husbands, and listening to your kids in our weekly triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

7 min
Apr 11, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for another action-packed season on April 17th! In this exclusive preview Oliver Pruitt plays the first five minutes of season two for your listening pleasure.

48 min
Apr 6, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Mike Pence, abortion on TV, and millennial men that want stay-at-home wives.

56 min
Mar 30, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss their favorite parenting hacks and answer a call from a listener struggling to decide if medication is right for her child.

46 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Neil Gorsuch, Thinx sexual harassment allegations, and competitive women.

57 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss tips for parenting adolescents and the emerging science of birth-related gene selection.

42 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Women’s Strike, why ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t cool anymore, and the latest PMS debate.

58 min
Mar 2, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting say goodby to Allison Benedikt and talk with teacher Matt Dicks about how to get the most from parent-teacher conferences.

55 min
Feb 23, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Milo Yiannopoulos, HBO's Girls, and sexism claims at Uber.

56 min
Feb 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss how children are now the economic drivers in the household and offer tricks for parents struggling to carve out time for homework.

56 min
Feb 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss how children are now the economic drivers in the household and offer tricks for parents struggling to carve out time for homework.

44 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Melania Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and children displacing dads.

47 min
Feb 2, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss the history of child care and how children often segregate friendships along gender lines by the time they reach preschool age.

60 min
Jan 26, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Woman's March, why men aren't taking "women jobs," and republic men who think women have it better.

48 min
Jan 19, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss author Lizzie Skurnick's experience raising a son whose father is a sperm donor and the rules that influence kids on social media.

59 min
Jan 12, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and David Wallace-Wells discuss Trump's Golden showers, The Rockettes, and Gendered Virtual Assistants.

52 min
Jan 5, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss raising children through their tumultuous middle-school years and wether Rogue One is too violent for children.

43 min
Dec 29, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone answer your "is this sexist" questions.

52 min
Dec 22, 2016
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting say goodbye to Dan Kois and interview high school junior Matthew Herrity who's protesting a rezoning that will lead to racial changes at his school.

50 min
Dec 15, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss what Trump's cabinet means for women, how self care has evolved, and "mom" as a complement.

56 min
Dec 8, 2016
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting talk with Debbie Haine Vijayvergiya, an advocate for stillborn awareness, about her experience delivering a stillborn child.

23 min
Dec 6, 2016
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Questions are finally answered in this action-packed season finale. Buckle your seat belts, folks. The outcome is out of this world.

59 min
Dec 1, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the women’s March on Washington, identity liberalism, and "Twenty-Six Seconds"

5 min
Nov 29, 2016
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Only one more week to wait until the final episode of Mars Patel season 1. In the meantime, here is something very special, the beginning before the beginning, the actual moment of Aurora’s disappearance. To. The. Stars.

3 min
Nov 25, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

50 min
Nov 24, 2016
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss how to talk about Trump with your kids and the new movie "The Edge Of Seventeen."

14 min
Nov 22, 2016
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JP flies high and lands everyone inside the legendary Pruitt Prep, where they’ll brave wild terrain in the hunt for Mars Patel.

3 min
Nov 18, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

56 min
Nov 17, 2016
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Noreen Malone, June Thomas, and guest co-host Clare Malone discuss Donald Trump's victory, have a chat with Neera Tanden, and talk about fashion in politics.

13 min
Nov 15, 2016
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In the wake of a terrible loss, the gang rallies together and finds an unlikely ally in the search for their missing friends.

2 min
Nov 11, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

45 min
Nov 10, 2016
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss a new OshKosh B'Gosh ad and how to create a non-terrible relationship with your kid's teachers.

12 min
Nov 8, 2016
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It’s the evening of the Midsummer Dance at H.G. Wells Middle School and Mars is on the run. Will Pruitt’s drones find him before he has a chance to groove to the music?

3 min
Nov 4, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

58 min
Nov 3, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and guest co-hosting Christina Cauterucci discuss the feminist revolution vs. the Republican Party, "Good Girls Revolt," and Chelsea Clinton.

13 min
Nov 1, 2016
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With Mars at war with Oliver Pruitt, the team prepares to take the all-important GFT test when a mysterious message arrives from a potential friend halfway around the world. But can she be trusted? http://pruittprep.

3 min
Oct 28, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

42 min
Oct 27, 2016
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Allison and Dan ask moms of girls how they're talking to their daughters about the coming Hillary presidency.

13 min
Oct 25, 2016
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When a surprise guest visits H.G. Wells Middle School in advance of the all-important GFT test, the exhilaration of Mars and his friends turns to horror as Mars starts a fight he may not be able to finish.

2 min
Oct 21, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

54 min
Oct 20, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Trump’s “ultimate gift” to feminists, HBO’s comedy Insecure, and the new book Future Sex.

14 min
Oct 18, 2016
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In the wake of their shocking discovery about Pruitt Prep, Mars’ friends realize the island has other surprises in store for them. Perhaps the most pressing question of all: how are they getting back home?

2 min
Oct 14, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

48 min
Oct 13, 2016
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Allison and Dan dive deep into the mythology of killer clowns. And RJ Palacio, best-selling author of “Wonder,” stops by the studio to talk about her quest to spread kindness.