SRSLY #116: La Belle Sauvage / Crazy Ex-Girlfriend / God's Own Country

On the pop culture podcast this week: Phillip Pullman's new novel, the third series of Rachel Bloom's TV musical comedy and a queer Yorkshire film romance.

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The Links

The Book of Dust

The book.

The full interview with Philip Pullman on the NS's The Back Half podcast.

Rowan Williams' review.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

The trailer.

The show on Netflix.

Anna's piece about it.

God's Own Country

The trailer.

For next time:

We are watching the pilot of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel.

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PS If you missed #115, check it out here.