Allison Benedikt is Executive Editor of Slate Magazine.
On this special midweek bonus episode, Dan Kois shares the first chapter of the audiobook of How to Be a Family, plus Dan is joined by retired MADAF all-stars Allison Benedikt and Gabe Roth to talk about the trip around the world, the lessons Dan and his family learned, and all the fails along the way.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gabriel Roth hosts a cultivated selection of some favorite Slate Plus segments to ring in the new year, featuring Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, Allison Benedikt, and Isaac Butler, subjects include: how to talk to your kids about "bad guys", a New Hampshire social media scandal, practicing what you preach, and the story of Gabe's own circumcision. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers:  Clorox. Head to cloroxforschools.com to find out how to keep your family healthy and happy this cold and flu season.Blinkist. Go to Blinkist.com/momanddad to start your free 7 day trial.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Allison Benedikt, Carvell Wallace, and Rebecca Lavoie discuss taxidermied animals, being without your kids, summer camp compromises, a listener question about whether to take a young child on a trip to Africa, and an interview with Bo Burnham, writer and director of the movie "Eighth Grade" and Betsy Bozdech, Executive Editor at Common Sense Media to talk about the film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Allison Benedikt discuss kid anger fails, reading getting in the way of basic life functions, the joy of barely passing German class, the joyless slog of the early parenting years, and what to do about teens and drinking and the friends they drink with.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Location
Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Episode Count
81
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
2 days, 18 hours