On Friday the Thirteenth, 13 years since the film adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s series (of 13 books) was released, eight episodes dropped on Netflix. How did we get here?
On the pop culture podcast this week we discuss historical TV sensation Outlander, otherworldly podcast Welcome to Night Vale and Chris Kraus’ epistolary novel I Love Dick.
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From the Beatles arriving home from America to Damien Hirst’s tedious old shark, Sandbrook's buttock-clenching documentary disappointed. Plus: The Dresser.
Unusually, the hype was bettered by the experience as technical prowess brought the sounds of The Stone Tape eerily close.
The candidates have to cobble together a children’s book – but they’d better not be too clever about it.
“Chewing Gum is the London that I know.”
James McAvoy brings a hardness that could shatter walnuts to Orson Welles’s Heart of Darkness on BBC Radio 4.
To make a pearl, you need grit and I am wondering where that little bit of necessary sand is going to come from this time around.
Pun and games at a pet show.
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