SRSLY #28: Bears and Bio-pecs

On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss important men biopics (pecs?!) The Revenant and The Big Short, James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke, and Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.

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The Links

3:35 – The Revenant / The Big Short

Ryan Gilbey on this year’s Oscar nominations, including his take on The Revenant.

Films like Spotlight imply absolution for their viewers – but come up short.

18:30 – Carpool Karaoke

The full Carpool Karaoke playlist on YouTube.

Our faves: Adele, One Direction and Justin Bieber.

Stuart Heritage on Carpool Karaoke and how it makes you like James Corden.

That Jimmy Fallon gif.

29:39 – Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

The trailer.

How Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries conquered America

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Caroline is reading Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith.

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PS If you missed #26, check it out here.