SRSLY

SRSLY

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This is SRSLY, the pop culture podcast from the New Statesman. Every week, Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz give all the big topics in music, books, film, TV, fandom and internet life the serious treatment you didn’t even know they needed. For more info and show notes: newstatesman.com/srsly

Episodes

SRSLY #71: Swing Time / The Edge of Seventeen / Maggie’s Plan  

We chat Zadie Smith’s novel Swing Time, teen movie The Edge of Seventeen and the 2015 film Maggie’s Plan.

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SRSLY #70: Gilmore Girls Revival / Saving Grace / Bringing Up Baby  

This week, we finally discuss Netflix revival Gilmore Girls: A Year in The Life! Plus, a new graphic memoir by Grace Wilson and 1938 classic Bringing Up Baby.

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SRSLY 69: Fantastic Beasts / NW / The Infinity Diaries  

This week, we discuss new Potterverse film Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the BBC adaptation of Zadie Smiths novel NW and Tavi Gevinson's Infinity Diaries.

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SRSLY #68: The Gilmore Girls Special  

In honour of the forthcoming Netflix revival, we devote a whole episode to the world of Gilmore Girls.

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SRSLY #67: The Crown / Autumn / Populaire  

We discuss Netflix royal family drama The Crown, the Ali Smith “Brexit” novel Autumn and the 2012 French film Populaire.

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SRSLY #66: Class / In the Dark / Heart of a Dog  

We discuss teen Doctor Who spin-off Class, true crime podcast In the Dark and Laurie Anderson's experimental musical film Heart of the Dog.

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SRSLY #65: Black Mirror / Crazyhead / Crazy Stupid Love  

We chat series 3 of Black Mirror, new E4 horror-comedy Crazyhead, and the 2011 romantic comedy Crazy Stupid Love.

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SRSLY #64: My Scientology Movie / The Divine Comedy / Game of Thrones  

This week, we chat Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie, The Divine Comedy’s Foreverland album and tour, and the “Two Swords” episode of Game of Thrones.

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SRSLY #63: The Girl on the Train / Luke Cage / The Sure Thing  

We discuss new film The Girl on the Train, Marvel-Netflix production Luke Cage and 1985 teen movie The Sure Thing.

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SRSLY #62: Amanda Knox / A Seat at the Table / The Bletchley Circle  

On the Netflix documentary Amanda Knox, Solange Knowles’ album A Seat at the Table and ITV drama The Bletchley Circle.

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SRSLY #61: Autumn TV / Victoria / The Year of Magical Thinking  

We look ahead to the exciting new TV shows coming out in the rest of the year, watch ITV's new period drama Victoria and read Joan Didion's grief memoir The Year of Magical Thinking.

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SRSLY #60: The Great British Bake Off / Bridget Jones’s Baby / Extremis  

Our views on the current series of GBBO so far, the new Bridget Jones film, and a heart-breaking Netflix documentary about end-of-life care.

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SRSLY #59: Motherland / The One Hundred Nights of Hero / Ladylike  

We chat BBC sitcom pilot Motherland, Isabel Greenberg’s new graphic novel and Buzzfeed’s video series “Ladylike”.

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SRSLY #58: The Lesser Bohemians / The Get Down / Tallulah  

We chat the new Eimear McBride novel, Baz Luhrmann’s Netflix take on the 1970s Bronx music scene and a film starring Ellen Page and Allison Janney.

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SRSLY #57: The Summer Movies Special  

Disappointed by 2016's paltry crop of summer blockbusters? Never fear – Caroline and Anna are here with recommendations of what to watch while it’s still hot.

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SRSLY #56: Blonde / Swallows & Amazons / All Creatures Great and Small  

We talk about Frank Ocean's three new works, including his latest studio album, Blonde, the new film adaption of Swallows & Amazons, and 1970s classic BBC TV show All Creatures Great and Small.

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SRSLY #55: Fleabag / The BFG / Naked Attraction  

We chat BBC Three’s Fleabag, Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of The BFG, and Channel 4 dating show Naked Attraction.

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SRSLY #54: Stranger Things / Finding Dory / 8½  

This week, we chat Netflix original series Stranger Things, Pixar's sequel to Finding Nemo, Finding Dory, and Federico Fellini's 1963 film 8½.

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SRSLY #53: Cursed Child / David Bowie Prom / Ask Polly  

This week: a spoiler-filled dissection of the new Harry Potter play David Bowie at the Proms, and agony aunt column Ask Polly. Skip the first 21 mins to avoid HP spoilers!

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SRSLY #52: New Blood / Absolutely Fabulous / Bewitched  

We chat Anthony Horowitz police procedural New Blood, the Absolutely Fabulous movie and the 2005 film Bewitched by Nora Ephron. (Caroline Crampton, Anna Leszkiewicz, Barbara Speed)

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