On the first episode of the New Statesman’s new culture podcast, The Back Half, Tom Gatti and Kate Mossman discuss the evolving cultural significance of emojis and the new Foo Fighters album Concrete and Gold. Plus, in the first of a series, they celebrate the noniversary of the Nineties teen slasher film Urban Legends. Listen on iTunes here, on Acast here or via the player below:
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Clips from “The Sky is a Neighbourhood” and “Run” by the Foo Fighters courtesy Roswell Records/RCA Records.
The theme music is “God Speed” by Pistol Jazz, licensed under Creative Commons.