It is 20 years since the original radio series of Goodness Gracious Me aired. Over two decades, the UK media portrayal of Asians hasn’t used its success to evolve.
This mole is forced to conclude that Americans simply don’t get where the humour of the Bake Off lies.
Rad, who is now in the UK but is from a family of medics in Aleppo, had something that is rare for the show: insight.
And you should too.
On the pop culture podcast this week: new film The Girl on the Train, Marvel-Netflix production Luke Cage and 1985 teen movie The Sure Thing.
From Gaycation to Balls Deep, the new channel is plucky, funny and brilliantly informative.
From Daredevil to the newly trailed Iron Fist, these series are “more in the streets than in the clouds”.
This autumn, Theroux releases two new documentaries, which are both are notable for their focus on the filmmaker. But how much of himself does he really reveal?
Alexander, the frontman of Years and Years, makes the case for Corbyn.
As in the book series, the key moments are in the seemingly insignificant details.
On the pop culture podcast this week: the Netflix documentary Amanda Knox, Solange Knowles’ album A Seat at the Table and ITV drama The Bletchley Circle.
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