SRSLY #68: The Gilmore Girls Special

In honour of the forthcoming Netflix revival, we devote a whole hour to the world of Gilmore Girls.

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SRSLY is usually hosted by Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz, the NS’s web 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.

Our guests for this trip to Stars Hollow were: Pinja Saarikoski, the subscriptions assistant at the New Statesman; Barbara Speed, former SRSLY guest and the comment editor at the newspaper; and Laura Snapes, a writer for many places including the Guardian and Pitchfork.

The Links

All seven series of Gilmore Girls are available on Netflix.

If you don’t have time to watch it all before 25 November (I mean, what else are you up to?) this is a good recap and ranking of every series.

To put your name on the waiting list for the SRSLY Gilmore Girls Quiz, which takes place on 22 November, go here.

And if you enjoyed the special episode vibe, we recommend checking out our ones on FriendsLove, Actually and Harry Potter.

Next week

We'll be back with a regular episode on 22 November, for which Caroline is reading Rookie’s Infinity Diaries.

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See you next week!

PS If you missed #67, check it out here.