SRSLY #151: Mamma Mia 2 / Ariana Grande / Decoder Ring

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 the ABBA musical sequel Mamma Mia 2: Here We Go Again (6:43), Ariana Grande's fourth studio album Sweetener (21:23) and the Slate pop culture podcast Decoder Ring (34:52).

The links

The trailer for Mamma Mia 2.

Listen to Sweetener on Spotify.

The Elle profile for Ariana Grande.

The Johnlock Conspiracy episode of Decoder Ring.

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We are watching the 1982 film Tootsie.

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