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13 December 2016

SRSLY #72: Lovesick / Zayn ft Taylor Swift / Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

By Caroline Crampton

This  is SRSLY, the pop culture podcast from the New Statesman. Here, you can find links to all the things we talk about in the show as well as a bit more detail about who we are and where else you can find us online.

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SRSLY is hosted by Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz, the NS’s assistant editor and editorial assistant. We’re on Twitter as @c_crampton and @annaleszkie, where between us we post a heady mixture of Serious Journalism, excellent gifs and regularly ask questions J K Rowling needs to answer.

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The trailer.

The A.V. Club’s review is funny.

Zayn ft Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”

The song.

A review of it.

Further discussion of the Fifty Shades series in our first ever episode.

Jezebel’s piece on Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.

Zoe Margolis on the first Fifty Shades film.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

The trailer.

Emily Nussbaum is great on it.

For the first episode of 2017

Caroline is reading The Shore by Sara Taylor.

If you’d like to talk to us about the podcast or make a suggestion for something we should read or cover, you can email srslypod[at]

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Our theme music is “Guatemala – Panama March” (by Heftone Banjo Orchestra), licensed under Creative Commons. 

See you next week!

PS If you missed #71, check it out here.