SRSLY #32: Big Love

On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss the Netflix TV series Love, the film A Bigger Splash, and the audiobook of Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes.

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The Links

(02:30) Love

Gillian Jacobs: Learning How to Act Like Myself for Lenny Letter.

Anna's piece about the anti-rom com stance of Love.

(12:30) A Bigger Splash

A detailed look at the costumes and props in the film.

An interveiw with “Marianne Lane”, Tilda Swinton’s character.

Robbie Collin makes a good case for why it was a good film (he's wrong though).

Some great stills from the film.

(22:00) Year of Yes

The video of Shonda Rhimes’ commencement address at Dartmouth.

The audiobook of Year of Yes

Next week:

Caroline is watching Short Term 12.

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PS If you missed #31, check it out here.