Jenny Seagrove, Homelessness, Gingham and Yrsa Sigurdadottir  

Jenny Seagrove discuss her latest role. 'Another Mother's Son' tells the true story of Louisa Gould a shopkeeper in Jersey who hides a Russian POW during World War II while the Channel Islands were occupied by German forces. Thea tells us how she survived a period of homelessness when she was just 19 with the help of a youth centre in London 'New Horizon' funded by Comic Relief. Why gingham is on-trend for summer 2017. Jennifer Daley a lecturer of Fashion History at the New York University in London explains how the print originated and the model Daisy Lowe tells us how she'll be wearing it this season. Is women's drinking leading to marriage break-down? Laura Guillon an Associate Solicitor a Hall Brown Family Law says women's drinking is cited in a third of all divorce cases she's seeing and Dr Sarah Jarvis the GP and Clinical Director of explains how women's relationship with alcohol has changed over the years. The bestselling Icelandic novelist Yrsa Sigurdadottir tells us about her new crime novel The Legacy based around The Children's House, a centre to support traumatised young people. How as a parent can you help your teenager revise for their exams? We hear from Megan and Max who took their GCSE's last summer, from their mums Louise and Lynsey and from the educational psychologist Dr Antonia Cobbald. And what does sexy mean? Does our interpretation change with age? When do we feel sexy? The writer and performer Vanessa Kisuule and the Editor of The Amorist Rowan Pelling discuss. Presented by Jane Garvey Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed Editor: Jane Thurlow.

Monocle preview: April issue 2017  

You might have noticed that issue 102 looks particularly dapper – that's because it's our style special. Get the lowdown on hitting some fashion high notes this season with 40 pages of wardrobe wonders, as well as enjoying all our usual reportage and photography tailored to intrigue and inspire. Available now at [The Monocle Shop](

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Daisy Lowe on the joys of wearing gingham, Science and gender, One woman's bucket list for her dog.  

You can't look in the shops at the moment without stumbling across a wall of gingham tops, dresses and trousers. The chequered pattern, which probably evokes strong memories of school uniforms, has become a must wear for summer 2017. Jenni speaks to Jennifer Daley, a lecturer of Fashion History at the New York University in London to find out how the print originated in Asia and to model Daisy Lowe(a self-confessed gingham fan. A pilot scheme allowing pre-recorded testimony in Court from children and vulnerable women has been a success and now courts in Liverpool, Leeds and Kingston are going to trial it among adult alleged victims. Rachel Krys co-director of End Violence Against Women and Angela Rafferty QC Vice Chair of the Criminal Bar Association discuss. Author Lauren Fern Watt will be talking about how when her dog Gizelle was diagnosed with bone cancer she set about ticking off everything on her bucket-list from going to the beach, watching people in Time Square New York to taking a canoe trip. Cordelia Fine, Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Melbourne, has long questioned the dictates of science in defining gender. In her latest book "Testosterone Rex: unmaking the myths of our gendered minds" She joins Jenni to discuss how much traditional gender traits are socially constructed and how little they have to do with evolutionary biology. Presenter; Jenni Murray. Producer; Beverley Purcell.

The Price of Illusion: Joan Juliet Buck  

Sitting down at the Bar Marmont in Los Angeles, Garance and Joan Juliet Buck connect over coffee on the adventure of writing, living without falsehood, the veil of wealth in the fashion world, and of course, Joan’s latest book, « The Price of Illusion. » You don’t want to miss it! For photos visit Pardon My [...]
On Point - 51 - Katie Longmyer: Connecting the Corporate with the "Cool"  

Katie’s view on “culture coming from the margins.” Viewing herself as an artist and creative first as a “business artist.” How to get the “right” people in a room. Working in the music industry as iTunes was launched. Real relationships in a digital media relationship age. Follow Katie on twitter @GoodPeoples “Introducing Corporate to Cool: Katie Longmyer Connects Young Artists to Corporate Types,” NY Times (

Bay Area Compass Radio w/ Mike Marshall ( 03-22-17) Sly speaks w/ Mike Marshall about his career, Timex Social Club, False Rumors, New Music + Much Much more Knowledge!

Mike Marshall is a Singer, Producer, and a Farmer. Mike, most notably known as being part of the popular 80s group, "The Timex Social Club," along with being heard on many, many, classic Bay Area Rap songs through the 1990s into the Hyphy Era. Mikes a legend, he's battled with labels, been black balled, had his work copied and given no credit, fought a horrible drug addiction and now proudly calls himself a farmer along with applying his skills to producing music. Additionally, Mike Marshall can be heard on: "Javifornia."  Now available for $10.00 in our online shop! Sly caught up with Mike and they talk about it all. Everything from, Timex Social Club, Rumors Song, False Rumors about him, Bay Area Rap Songs he's on, him being a DJ, Farm Life, + much more. Insightful, Informative and yes, fuckery for sure. Mike came with some new music as well, and in true Sly fashion, we blasted it off. Great Podcast.

Theresa May in Vogue and the Role of Fashion in Politics  

This week on The High Low, Pandora and Dolly discuss the Prime Minister's trousers, freebie culture and booze loyalists.

Tuesday, Mar. 21 - Usain Harden  

On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Warriors owning OKC this season, whether Harden is back in the MVP driver's seat, and Commissioner Silver's memo about resting healthy players. That, plus the Blazers' playoff chances, LeBron James Corden, and new game called "Fashion or Naw????"

Building homes near freeways, 'Rick Owens: Furniture'  

The White House wants to roll back fuel economy standards. Could that mean more air pollutants coming out of car tailpipes -- just as LA is seeing a surge of home construction along freeways? And a fashion world provocateur, Rick Owens, talks about designing furniture inspired by land art and brutalist architecture, and raising existential questions on the runway.

Ep 97 Spring Fashion with Corina Gaffey & Women in STEM  

In this episode we are talking about clothes. G-strings, Bum Bags and Crocs are all on the catwalks for Spring. We speak to Irish Times fashion columnist Corina Gaffey about these frightening trends, as well as some much more pleasant ones. We'll also talk about the transformation of some of our favourite retail outlets, including the very swanky Dunnes Stores. In the second part of the podcast we bring you the first in our Women in STEM series, which sees our co-producer Jennifer Ryan sit down with some women who are trailblazers in the science and technology fields.

2016 - Day 5  

1. The Show Pager

2. Fart DNA at a Crime Scene

3. Hamish hates Printers

4. The Band on Tour - The Journey of the Week

5. The Band on Tour - Revealing the Secret Song

6. Hamish's Dads Fashion Choices

7. The Jazz Chat Prank

8. *BONUS* Texting Mum "Hey"

Does "Power Dressing" Actually Work?  

Dressing up to feel powerful may have been a fashion fad of the 1980s, but do we still think differently if we wear formal clothes?

Erratic Podcast 149 | YYYY  

Audacious and abominable, our next guests come from Buenos Aires and are a fresh, dynamic duo who thrive on mystery and anonymity, YYYY. Their sound is unique and enveloping, and since 2013 they've been delivering an eclectic palette of sounds, driven by the industrial and experimental techno derivatives. In this fashion, their contribution is absolutely mental and, at over 140 stabs a minute, one of the most powerful and exhilarating podcasts the series has received yet. Ladies and gentlemen, this is YYYY mixing live for The Erratic Podcast. Enjoy! - Erratic is comprised of a small team of passionate curators hosting proper Techno parties in New York City. |

Kendra Scott Design: Kendra Scott  

Ever since she was a little girl playing dress-up in her aunt's closet, Kendra Scott loved fashion. Her first business was a hat shop, which she started at 19 – it failed. A few years later, she started a jewelry business out of her spare bedroom. Now, Kendra Scott Design is valued at an estimated $200 million.

#229: Ricardo Semler -- The Seven-Day Weekend and How to Break the Rules  

Ricardo Semler (@ricardosemler) is the former CEO of Semco Partners, a Brazilian company best known perhaps for its radical form of industrial democracy and corporate re-engineering.

During his leadership, Semco grew from four million in 1982 to two hundred and twelve million in 2003. His innovative -- but very controversial -- business management policies have attracted widespread interest from all over the world.

He is the best-selling author of Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace and The Seven-Day Weekend: A Better Way to Work in the 21st Century (not to be confused with another book titled in an admittedly similar fashion).

Ricardo recently started a podcast called LeadWise, where he has conversations with leaders about "challenging assumptions and changing how we live and work."

Entrepreneurship and education are just two of the topics discussed in this wide-ranging conversation. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Ricardo Semler as much as I did!

Show notes and links for this episode can be found at

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Mr. Jenks - The Niche Business  

William Jenkins and Maeve Elliott from Mr. Jenkins joined Conall to talk about their niche fashion business.

Just Japan Podcast: Community Project - iLoveJapan  

Why do you love Japan? Do you love Japanese culture, food, history or fashion? Time for the Just Japan Podcast community to get involved in an episode! Host Kevin O'Shea announces a fun listener community project. Record yourself telling us why you love/like Japan and your clip will be added to a "iLoveJapan" episode in the near future! Be part of this fun collaborative podcast project! Kevin also talks about and his work to make it more of a "Japan Everything" hub!

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Olivier Assayas and ‘Personal Shopper’  

Olivier Assayas, last year’s winner of the Best Director award at Cannes, discusses his spooky new genre-defying film ‘Personal Shopper’ and Kristen Stewart’s high-fashion wardrobe. Plus: a look back at one of Assayas’ favourite ghost stories, 1961’s ‘The Innocents’.

NiK Kacy: Embracing the Absence of Gender…Starting with Shoes | LGBTQ&A  

NiK Kacy talks about feeling ignored by the fashion industry and why they created their gender equal footwear company. Nik Kacy discusses the difference between “gender equal” and “gender neutral”, immigrating from Hong Kong, pineapple leather as a vegan leather alternative, and why they chose to embrace their masculine and feminine sides. ABOUT LGBTQ&A: LGBTQ&A is […]

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CultCast #275 - How Apple will make iPad SEXY again  

This week: Apple’s about to overhaul the iPad, and it’s long overdue!  Plus: why Steve Jobs was cool with your kids using an iPad, but not his own; how the technology we love might be making us all stupid;  and we wrap up with an all new CultCast Choices, the game of great gifts with strange side effects...

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Westworld-style folding phone might get real this year Smartphones that fold out into a tablet are one of the many awesome inventions the creators of Westworld promised we have to look forward to in the future. But according to a new rumor, Samsung might make them a reality in 2017. New iPads to arrive next month during first Apple Park event Apple will announce its next-generation iPad lineup next month during its very first event at Apple Park, according to a new report. Sources say that production of the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro has been brought forward for the launch. The device is expected to be accompanied by an updated 12.9-inch iPad Pro and a more affordable 9.7-inch iPad. Apple “is expected to unveil the new iPad at a product event to be held in early April to mark the inauguration of Apple’s new headquarters in California,” The new 10.5″ iPad would have the exact same resolution as the 12.9″ iPad Pro (2732 x 2048), but the same pixel density of the iPad mini (326 ppi instead of 264 ppi). Crunch the numbers, do a little Pythagorean Theorem, and you end up with a screen 10.5″ diagonal   Server logs reveal Apple is testing four new iPad models Device logs obtained by mobile marketing firm Fiksu appear to show that four different iPad models are currently being tested in the San Francisco Bay Area. Just because four model numbers have been discovered doesn’t mean Apple will release four different iPads this month. Last year, Fiksu saw new device model names pop up in its logs about a month before the new iPads were announced.   Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent

When Steve Jobs was running Apple, he was known to call journalists to either pat them on the back for a recent article or, more often than not, explain how they got it wrong. I was on the receiving end of a few of those calls. But nothing shocked me more than something Mr. Jobs said to me in late 2010 after he had finished chewing me out for something I had written about an iPad shortcoming.

New York Times reporter Nick Bilton said he once assumingly asked Jobs, “So your kids must love the iPad?” “They haven’t used it. We limit how much technology our kids use at home.” “Every evening Steve made a point of having dinner at the big long table in their kitchen, discussing books and history and a variety of things,” Since then, I’ve met a number of technology chief executives and venture capitalists who say similar things: they strictly limit their children’s screen time, often banning all gadgets on school nights, and allocating ascetic time limits on weekends. Evan Williams, a founder of Blogger, Twitter and Medium, and his wife, Sara Williams, said that in lieu of iPads, their two young boys have hundreds of books (yes, physical ones) that they can pick up and read anytime. Ali Partovi, a founder of iLike and adviser to Facebook, Dropbox and Zappos, said " I wouldn’t dream of limiting how much time a kid can spend with her paintbrushes, or playing her piano, or writing, I think it’s absurd to limit her time spent creating computer art, editing video, or computer programming,”   This Minecraft Hololens demo is incredible   Fartman, Leander’s alter ego


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