The joy of the Olympics is how easy it is to drop in and form strong opinions about the best way to win in any discipline.
BBC Radio 4's My Muse sees Kathryn Williams explore the eerie side of Plath's life.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Frank Ocean’s long-awaited new album, the new film adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s Lake District adventure story and a BBC TV throwback from 1978.
Unlike The Office, David Brent: Life on the Road is lazy, cheap, dated, and appeals to the lowest human impulses.
“What’s so useful about the British culture of politeness is the level of passive aggression is really fun to write.”
Channel 4’s Secrets of a Police Marksman shows us the world through the eyes of master shooter Tony Long.
From the quirky to the downright awkward, the best of this season's cricketing radio.
On the pop culture podcast this week: BBC Three’s Fleabag, Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of The BFG, and Channel 4 dating show Naked Attraction.
As The Great British Bake Off returns, why can’t we stop posting in real-time about soggy bottoms?
This week, I return to the Eighties with Stranger Things on Netflix and BBC2’s The 80s With Dominic Sandbrook.
Over the radio, J R R Tolkien's precise and musical voice told us why he'd never have gone to hunt a dragon.
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