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SRSLY #85: Ed Sheeran / Love / Days of Heaven

On the pop culture podcast this week: a critical look at Ed Sheeran’s new album,÷, the Netflix original series Love and the Terence Malik film Days of Heaven.

By Caroline Crampton

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Ed Sheeran

Laura Snapes’ review at Pitchfork.

Anna’s piece about the worst Ed Sheeran lyrics.

Love

Our previous episode about the first series of the show.

Anna’s piece about where it fits in the romcom genre.

The Salon piece on the second series and Judd Apatow’s motivations.

Days of Heaven

The BFI’s entry for the film.

For next time:

Caroline is watching the HBO crime drama The Night Of.

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See you next week!

PS If you missed #84, check it out here.