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9 January 2018

SRSLY #126: McMafia / Black Mirror / Our Book Club

On the pop culture podcast this week: the BBC crime drama McMafia and series 4 of Black Mirror. Plus, a new feature for 2018: the SRSLY Book Club.

By Caroline Crampton

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The Links

McMafia

The show on BBC iPlayer.

Misha Glenny’s book, which the series is based on.

Black Mirror

The show on Netflix.

The article about the contraception confusion in Arkangel.

The SRSLY Book Club

For our 30 January book club episode, we are reading The Innocent Wife by Amy Lloyd.

Tweet us on #srslybookclub to tell us your thoughts as you read!

For next time: 

We are watching Arrested Development.

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See you next week!