74 minutes | Jan 2nd 2020

The Princess and the Poop

On this week’s episode the Waves, Christina, June, Nichole, and Marcia kick off 2020 by answering listeners’ “is it sexist?” questions. The hosts tackle bathroom etiquette, male presidential candidates, the term “girly girl,” and much more. 


In Slate Plus: Is it sexist to call someone a douchebag?

Other items discussed on the show: 


Nichole: Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell

June: Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe

Middle England by Jonathan Coe

The television show Derry Girls, streaming on Netflix

Marcia: The streaming service Pluto TV, which includes everything from MTV Cribs to Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen.

Christina: Slate’s recent cover story “Lockdown” on children’s responses to school shooting drills. Also available to listen to on Apple Podcasts

This podcast was produced by Sara Burningham. Production assistance by Rachael Allen and Rosemary Belson. 

Send your comments and recommendations on what to cover to thewaves@slate.com. 

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