SRSLY #93: Harry Styles / Anne with an E / Sympathy

On the pop culture podcast this week: Harry Styles’s debut solo album, the Netflix series Anne with an E and Olivia Sudjic’s novel Sympathy.

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The Links

Harry Styles

The album on Spotify.

An analysis of the album artwork.

The Popjustice take on the Harry Styles gig.

Anna’s review of the gig.

Anna’s piece on Harry Styles and rock.

Anne with an E

The show on Netflix.

A piece on the show’s inclusion of PTSD.

The spoiler-filled piece Caroline mentioned.


The book on Amazon.

The New York Times review.

For next time:

Anna is watching Mulholland Drive.

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PS If you missed #92, check it out here.

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