SRSLY #34: The 1975, The People v OJ Simpson and Date Night

On the pop culture podcast: The 1975's second album, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It, the true-story drama The People v OJ Simpson and Tina Fey/Steve Carell comedy Date Night.

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The Links

The 1975 (04:30)

Drowned in Sound's review of the album.

The Fader's interview with Matt Healy by Peter Robinson. (Read this one, it's bizarre.)

The Independent's interview with Matt Healy.

Matt Healy's (rude!!) comments about One Direction.


The People v OJ Simpson (14:00)

Catch up on iPlayer.

Emily Nassbaum's very good review.


Date Night (26:17)

The trailer.

A really quite sweet joint interview with Tiny Fey and Steve Carell.

Next week:

Caroline is watching Benny & Joon.

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