The Cut on Tuesdays

13 EpisodesProduced by Gimlet

The Cut on Tuesdays brings you women’s voices on culture, style, sex, politics, and people: It’s everything The Cut can’t stop talking about. Join host Molly Fischer every week for arguments, obsessions, dissections, reflections, confessions, and other deep dives. From New York Magazine and Gimlet M… read more

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The Women of the Caravan

December 11th, 2018

A caravan of migrants from Honduras reached the U.S. border a few weeks ago. Now, thousands are living in a camp in Tijuana, waiting to find out whether they'll be allowed in the country. 

We visited the camp to talk to …

How Amy Sherald Gets It Done

December 6th, 2018

In this installment of our "How I Get It Done" series, Stella Bugbee talks with artist Amy Sherald. 

When she was selected to paint First Lady Michelle Obama's official portrait last fall, Amy Sherald's entire life …

Down the Street from a Mass Shooting

December 4th, 2018

A few weeks back, on Twitter, some doctors started posting photos of the bloody aftermath of gun violence: the things they see at work every day, not …

How Robin Roberts Gets It Done

November 29th, 2018


Beat Around the Bush: On Pubes

November 27th, 2018

This week, an investigation: what's going on with pubic hair these days? From basic maintenance to celebrity grooming trends, we look at the mysterious and messy experience of dealing with your pubes.

And, a request! …

Motherhood: "You Can't Back Out"

November 20th, 2018

This week, stories about motherhood, and the bullshit that comes your way: a woman whose marriage crumbled during her second pregnancy, and Stella …

Ferrante Forever: We Revisit My Brilliant Friend

November 13th, 2018

This week we’re talking about the Neapolitan novels, by Elena Ferrante. An adaptation of the first book in that series, My Brilliant Friend, is …

A Totally Different Game: How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wins

November 6th, 2018

It's election day. There are a record 257 women are running for Congress, and on this week’s show, we're focusing on one of them: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Just under 16,000 people voted for her back in June, but in the …

"She's Never Done Anything Halfway": Making a Far Right Extremist

October 30th, 2018

The violence of the last week has clearly shown how hateful rhetoric can translate to real-world violence. So, what do we know about the conditions …

"He's Coming After Us": A List and a Lawsuit

October 23rd, 2018

The Shitty Media Men list, an anonymously sourced Google spreadsheet, was online for less than 24 hours last fall -- but we're still feeling its effects. On this week's show, we talk about what it's like to watch a …

"If It Were Easy, We'd Have Done It": Power

October 16th, 2018

On our first episode, we’re talking about power: from the inadequacy of empowerment, to what it feels like to be powerful (and powerless); and how to …

Introducing The Cut on Tuesdays

October 9th, 2018

The Cut on Tuesdays brings you women’s voices on culture, style, sex, politics, and people: It’s everything The Cut can’t stop talking about.

Join …

Introducing Three New Gimlet Shows

September 24th, 2018

New series premiering this October:
Without Fail (October 1) 
The Cut on Tuesdays (October 16) 
The Horror of Dolores Roach (October 17)
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