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25 October 2017updated 02 Nov 2017 3:47pm

The Back Half #5: Gunpowder, George Saunders interview and Gangsta’s Paradise

The new NS culture podcast with Tom Gatti and Kate Mossman.

By New Statesman

On this episode of the New Statesman’s new culture podcast, The Back Half, Tom Gatti and Kate Mossman discuss the BBC’s torture-heavy Guy Fawkes drama Gunpowder. Then we hear an excerpt from Tom’s conversation with Man Booker prize-winning novelist George Saunders, and finally celebrate the noniversary of the immortal Coolio song “Gangsta’s Paradise”.

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