Rebecca Traister

Global Politics

Is 'mean girls' misogynist?

Earlier this week, we spoke to Gail Sheehy of The Daily Beast about what Maureen Dowd and she have labelled the "mean girls" in this election But is that term fair? Rebecca Traister, senior writer at Salon.com, joins us.

Arts, Culture & Media

The X-Files' XX factor

Ironman and Batman. Both are summer box-office heroes but neither is a woman. With the arrival of The X-Files' Special Agent Dana Scully to the big screen Friday, that's set to change. Scully reminds us there are female protagonists who aren't interested in Manolo Blahniks. Guest: Rebecca Traister, Salon.com staff writer

Arts, Culture & Media

The X-Files' XX factor

Ironman and Batman. Both are summer box-office heroes but neither is a woman. With the arrival of The X-Files' Special Agent Dana Scully to the big screen Friday, that's set to change. Scully reminds us there are female protagonists who aren't interested in Manolo Blahniks. Guest: Rebecca Traister, Salon.com staff writer

Global Politics

Is 'mean girls' misogynist?

Earlier this week, we spoke to Gail Sheehy of The Daily Beast about what Maureen Dowd and she have labelled the "mean girls" in this election But is that term fair? Rebecca Traister, senior writer at Salon.com, joins us.