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It’s the gossipy, smart, witty conversation you’d have if all of your girlfriends (and some of your guy friends too!) were experts on the hot topics of the moment. High spirited and high minded, we don’t argue or whine but seek to get to the heart of the matter, over cocktails (or wine).

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    • 4.4 • 743 Ratings

It’s the gossipy, smart, witty conversation you’d have if all of your girlfriends (and some of your guy friends too!) were experts on the hot topics of the moment. High spirited and high minded, we don’t argue or whine but seek to get to the heart of the matter, over cocktails (or wine).

    When Women Abuse Men: It's Real So Why Don't We Talk About It?

    When Women Abuse Men: It's Real So Why Don't We Talk About It?

    Therapist and author Ann Silvers, who specializes in the domestic abuse of men, reveals to Danielle that it's more widespread than you think. And it's not just physical. PLUS: Andrew Sullivan and Christina Hoff Sommers join for a cocktail (and a blunt) up top, in a snippet from the Femsplainers' recent appearance on the Weekly Dish.

    • 50 min
    Capote's Women: The High Society "Swans" He Loved and Betrayed

    Capote's Women: The High Society "Swans" He Loved and Betrayed

    Babe Paley, CZ Guest, Lee Radziwill -- these wealthy, beautiful socialites defined an era and shared a friend in celebrated writer Truman Capote. Bestselling author Laurence Leamer takes us into their world and tells Danielle how Capote ultimately revealed its shallow brutality. PLUS: It's THAT time of the month for listener feedback!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Becoming Bari Weiss: Was She Always This Way?

    Becoming Bari Weiss: Was She Always This Way?

    In an intimate and far-ranging conversation with Danielle, the former NYTs editorial writer describes her journey from nerdy Jewish girl to major thought leader. PLUS The Atlantic's David Frum joins up top to talk turkey. Happy Thanksgiving!

    • 1 hr 22 min
    The Great Resignation: Why Are Women Not Going Back to Work Post-Pandemic?

    The Great Resignation: Why Are Women Not Going Back to Work Post-Pandemic?

    Nearly 1.8 million women have dropped out of the labor force since 2020. Danielle speaks to two business leaders, including Delivering Happiness' CEO Jenn Lim, about WHY they don't want to return -- and what businesses (and women themselves) can do to seize this moment of reckoning to improve their lives.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Girls, Guns & Grift: The Sexy Russian Spy Who Infiltrated the NRA

    Girls, Guns & Grift: The Sexy Russian Spy Who Infiltrated the NRA

    Mansplainer Tim Mak, author of Misfire: Inside the Downfall of the NRA, reveals how the male-run gun lobby was captured by a 20-something honey trap. PLUS: Shannon Watts, the pistol behind Moms Demand Action, warns women their guns aren't keeping them safe. At all.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    I'm Tiger Mom, Hear Me Roar: Amy Chua Claws Back at Her Critics

    I'm Tiger Mom, Hear Me Roar: Amy Chua Claws Back at Her Critics

    It's been a decade since Amy Chua's seismic book, The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom, was published. The star Yale law professor reveals to Danielle how that tough parenting worked out -- and why she remains undaunted by the students and colleagues who keep trying to cancel her. PLUS: Christina Hoff Sommers joins the cocktail segment to riff on the Dave Chapelle special and more.

    • 1 hr 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
743 Ratings

743 Ratings

Superawesome321 ,

Nancy Jo Salas

I’m sorry, I’ve been online dating for over 10 years. Your experience or lack there of is what you make of it. She needs to own what she’s done and written about, and is frankly butt hurt about someone asking her hard questions. She’s clearly a justice warrior who isn’t owning the fact that she’s in her 50s and hooking up with 20 and 30 somethings. Also, no one cares your a journalist or educated… as the news has recently showed us all this means is you can regurgitate a narrative.

bla_bla101 ,

Regarding Nancy Jo

She didn’t not seem well articulated at all. And unable to see that she exploited herself for her own book. And instead of being accountable, she chose to blame patriarchy and culture. Absolutely ridiculous. Side note: I’m betting if she was neither Jewish or Italian she would not be published at all. And not a “documentary filmmaker.” Also I thought she was in her twenties the whole interview.

A.M. & family ,

Good host! Dating app episode

Nancy Jo Sales is a chronic victim blaming capitalism, men, the culture, and anything else for her woes, never taking responsibility for herself. She’s obviously damaged goods. God help her. Daniele remained fair and cool throughout the interview.

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