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31 October 2017

SRSLY #117: Stranger Things 2 / Thor: Ragnarok / The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

On the pop culture podcast this week: the new series of Stranger Things, the latest superhero movie from Marvel and the pilot of Amy Sherman-Palladino's upcoming Amazon Prime show.

By Caroline Crampton

This is SRSLY, the pop culture podcast from the New Statesman. Here, you can find links to all the things we talk about in the show as well as a bit more detail about who we are and where else you can find us online.

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The Links

Get tickets for our brand new Harry Potter quiz on 14 November here.

Stranger Things 2

The show on Netflix.

Anna’s piece about the way the show explores suffering.

Thor: Ragnarok

The trailer.

An interesting piece about Valkyrie and sexuality.

The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

The pilot on Amazon Prime.

The trailer for the full series, which starts on 29 November.

For next time:

We are watching Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

You can also find us on Twitter @srslypod, or send us your thoughts on tumblr here. If you like the podcast, we’d love you to leave a review on iTunes – this helps other people come across it.

We love reading out your emails. If you have thoughts you want to share on anything we’ve discussed, or questions you want to ask us, please email us on srslypod[at], or @ us on Twitter @srslypod, or get in touch via tumblr here. We also have Facebook now.

Our theme music is “Guatemala – Panama March” (by Heftone Banjo Orchestra), licensed under Creative Commons. 

See you next week!

PS If you missed #116, check it out here.