SRSLY #147: The Handmaid's Tale / Set It Up / West Cork

The pop culture podcast with Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz.

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SRSLY is hosted by Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz, the NS’s head of podcasts and pop culture writer. We’re on Twitter as @c_crampton and @annaleszkie, where between us we post a heady mixture of Serious Journalism, excellent gifs and regularly ask questions J K Rowling needs to answer.

In this episode, Caroline and Anna discuss A Very English Scandal (6:42), the film adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel On Chesil Beach (16:20), and the 2001 rom com Kate & Leopold (28:33).

The links

The Ringer article about Wikipedia summaries of horror films.

The trailer for The Handmaid's Tale series two.

Lisa Miller at The Cut on the second series of The Handmaid's Tale.

Set It Up on Netflix.

West Cork on Audible.

For next time:

We are listening to Lush, the debut album from Snail Mail.

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