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5 April 2016updated 03 Aug 2021 10:26am

SRSLY #38: Zayn’s Mind of Mine, Zootropolis, The Magicians

On the pop culture podcast this week: Zayn’s first solo album Mind of Mine, Disney animated film Zootropolis and Lev Grossman’s magical thriller The Magicians.

By Caroline Crampton

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(05:10) Zayn Malik’s Mind of Mine

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The album on Spotify.

The bizarre Pitchfork review Caroline likes.

(14:43) Zootropolis

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The trailer.

Mark Kermode on cinema’s newest odd couple.

(25:35) The Magicians

The book, by Lev Grossman.

This piece on sexism in the trilogy.

Next week:

Caroline is watching the first ever episode of Luther.

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See you next week!

PS If you missed #37, check it out here.