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8 November 2017updated 04 Oct 2023 10:04am

The Back Half #6: Film noir, Brass Eye’s Oxide Ghosts and the Reebok Pump

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 Trump-esque sensibilities of classic film noir. Then they talk about their trip to see the new Brass Eye documentary Oxide Ghosts, and finally they celebrate the noniversary of that iconic shoe, the Reebok Pump.

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