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A weekly conversation between writers Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes, that covers highbrow and lowbrow culture.

Latest Episodes

The Glastonbury That Never Was; & Ruby Tandoh on The Art of Quitting

EWishing you were at Glastonbury? Get stuck into Zing Tseng's piece, instead. Ruby Tandoh reads us an excerpt of her beautiful piece on quitting, and we discuss why quitting is not just a physicalact - but a state of mind. Also today: a Doll's Polls on first date turn-offs (verdict: most of them are unavoidable), a hilarious analysis by Diyora Shadijanova of what Gen Z'ers really think about millennials (verdict: old and boring), plus a great primer on white privilegeby Robin DiAngelo and Channel 4's documentary, The School That Tried To End Racism. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Shopthehighlowshop.com- 100% profits go to charity (50% Show Racism The Red Card, 50% Women's Aid) Links Zing Tseng on festivals for Vicehttps://www.vice.com/amp/en_uk/article/4ayagj/what-i-miss-festivals-glastonbury Ruby Tandoh on the art of quitting for WePresenthttps://wepresent.wetransfer.com/story/work-sucks-i-know-ruby-tandoh/ Eat Up, by Ruby Tandoh What Gen Z'ers think about millennials, by Diyora Shadijanovahttps://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/4ay3gw/what-gen-z-thinks-of-millennials? Why “I’m not racist” is only half the story, by Robin DiAngelo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzLT54QjclA&feature=emb_title The School That Tried To End Racism, on Channel 4od Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations: Ellen DeGeneres Comes Outhttps://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/ellen-degeneres-comes-out/id1264843400?i=1000475900203 Desert Island Discs - Chili Bouchier https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0093nxc The Great Godden, by Meg Rosoff See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58 MIN4 d ago
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The Glastonbury That Never Was; & Ruby Tandoh on The Art of Quitting

The Madness of 2020 Can Be Summed Up In Lynx Africa's Marmite Edition

EMmmm get that yeasty pong. Today we recall the wisdom of Zadie Smith, chat more about the jaw-dropping drama that is Michaela Coel's I May Destroy You, discuss Naoise Dolan's piece on how autism has shaped her work and recommend Munroe Bergdorf's Table Manners interview. We also drop a lot of not entirely irrelevant but mostly random animal facts - including the retirement of Diego, the Warren Beatty of tortoises. Plus, an Ask The High Low about what to do when you're single, and none of your coupled up friends understand. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Shopthehighlowshop.com- 100% of profits go to charity (Women's Aid and Show Racism The Red Card) Links A Ladder To The Sky How Being Diagnosed with Autism Changed My Life, by Naoise Dolan for The Sunday Times Stylehttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/naoise-dolan-how-being-diagnosed-with-autism-aged-27-changed-my-life-lc9f7bzp0 I May Destroy You, on BBC iPlayer Arena: Desert Island Discs 1982 on BBC iPlayer Big Brother: Best Shows Ever on 4OD Zadie Smith on Literary Friction Munroe Bergdorf on Table Manners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

70 MIN1 w ago
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The Madness of 2020 Can Be Summed Up In Lynx Africa's Marmite Edition

Lockdown Sex, I May Destroy You, and Rhik Samadder's I Never Said I Loved You

EIn today's episode, we discuss the findings on Sex In Lockdown: Keep Shagging And Carry On; the astounding work that is Michaela Coel's I May Destroy You and in light of JK Rowling's comments last week, some recommendations for understanding the trans experience. We also feature an exclusive extract from the writer Rhik Samadder's memoir about mental health, love and family, I Never Said I Loved You and lots more podcast recs from Dolly. Plus! Ask The High Low is back. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet@thehighlowshow Shop thehighlowshop -100% profits go to charity (Show Racism The Red Card and Women's Aid) Links Reading I Never Said I Loved You, by Rhik Samadder Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man, by Thomas Page McBee The Gender Games, by Juno Dawson Consider The Greenland Shark by Katherine Rundell https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v42/n09/katherine-rundell/consider-the-greenland-shark?referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.co.uk%2F Brit-ish by Afua Hirsch Watching and Listen...

67 MIN2 w ago
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Lockdown Sex, I May Destroy You, and Rhik Samadder's I Never Said I Loved You

After The Hashtags

EWe discuss online vs offline behaviour, when it comes to social change; and why historical progress has long relied on the removal of monuments. Also today, tons of podcast recommendations, an homage to Gogglebox and the size 75 shoes made especially for social distancing. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Links Social media @multiculturalkidsbooks on IG @diverse_kids_books on IG @novelallure on IG Reading Knights Of bookshophttp://knightsof.media Anti-Racist Baby, by Ibram X. Kendi Little Leaders: Bold Women In Black History Superior by Angela Saini Stolen Legacy by George James The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin You're Silence Will Not Protect you by Audre Lorde Here For It by R. Eric Thomas Candice Brathwaite interviewby Johanna Thomas-Corr for Observerhttps://bit.ly/37hGPKa Bernadine Evaristo on inclusive publishing for British Voguehttps://bit.ly/2XOoaCX Yomi Adegoke on the "pics or it didn't happen approach" for British Voguehttps://bit.ly/2znzRac 8 Books b...

57 MIN3 w ago
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After The Hashtags

Anti-Racism Resources & An Author Special with Candice Brathwaite

EThis week’s episode is focused on the resources we can access to educate ourselves on racism. These lists are not exhaustive but may provide a starting point. We also interview the creator of Make Motherhood Diverse, Candice Brathwaite, about her searing new book I Am Not Your Baby Mother. thehighlowshow@gmail.com Non-Fiction Why I Am No Longer Talking To White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge I Am Not Your Baby Mother by Candice Brathwaite White Fragility by Robin Diangelo Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot How To Be Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi The Good Immigrant compiled by Nikesh Shukla The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander Women Race and Class by Angela Davis White Rage by Carol Anderson Brit-ish by Afua Hirsch My Name Is Why by Lemn Sissay Slay In Your Lane by Elizabeth Uviebinené & Yomi Adegoke A Burst of Light by Audre Lorde Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri Taking Up Space: The Black Girls Manifesto ...

51 MINJUN 3
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Anti-Racism Resources & An Author Special with Candice Brathwaite

Why Moments of Insanity Are Part of Keeping Sane; And The Worrying Increase in Lockdown Mullets

EDid you know there is a word in German for 'social distancing whilst wearing swimming pool noodles as a hat'? We're sceptical, but charmed. As the heavinessweighs on many of you, we have a batch of podcasts, books, articles and surprising lockdown stats to cheer and distract you. Please do e-mail any questions or issues tothehighlowshow@gmail.com Or you can tweet us@thehighlowshow Shopthehighlowshop.com-100% of profits go to charity (Women'sAid and NHS Charities urgent cover relief fund) Links Book a goat for Zoom (yes) atwww.cronkshawfoldfarm.co.uk/goatsonzoom Volunteer during furlough atwww.furlonteer.com Find @_lockdownstories on Instagram Reading Girl, Woman, Other, by Bernadine Evaristo Ramble Book:Musings on Childhood, Friendship, Family and 80s Pop Culture, by Adam Buxton, available onaudio book now (and in print in September) Insanity Can Keep You Sane, by Molly Young for The New York Times Mag www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/05/11/magazine/quarantine-insanity.html Where to...

53 MINMAY 27
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Why Moments of Insanity Are Part of Keeping Sane; And The Worrying Increase in Lockdown Mullets

'Seksbuddies', Robert Pattinson's pasta & information overload

EIt's a pot noodle of an episode this week. From our favourite pandemic stories around the globe -selectedespecially to cheer you up - to a bunch of recommendations, adeep-dive into the way we metabolise information now, and a compulsory dwell on Stanley Tucci. E-mail:thehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet: @thehighlowshow Shop:thehighlowshop.comwhere 100% of profits go to charity (Women's Aid and Covid-19 NHS Urgent Appeal) Links Book a Migratefulcookery class atmigrateful.org The Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett - out 2nd June Brit Bennett and Emma Cline in conversation for EntertainmentWeeklyhttps://ew.com/books/author-interviews/brit-bennett-emma-cline-in-conversation/ Robert Pattinson interview by Zach Baron for GQ, US editionhttps://www.gq.com/story/robert-pattinson-on-batman-tenet-isolation-june-cover Lockdown with My Gen Z nieces, by Sathnam Sanghera for The Times magazinehttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/sathnam-sanghera-lockdown-with-my-gen-z-nieces-8bcm9qxcx Dating After Coronavir...

55 MINMAY 20
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'Seksbuddies', Robert Pattinson's pasta & information overload

Cottagecore, Covidism & Other Lockdown Theories; Plus, An Author Special with Samantha Irby

EToday we discuss the surprising lockdown sales boom, an animal fact and a few new pandemic lifestyle theories. Just another episode of The High Low, then. We also ring up Samatha Irby in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to discuss her hilarious new essaycollection (a joy for anxiety-ridden times) wow, no thank you. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Shop atwww.thehighlowshop.com- 100% of profits go to charity (currently Women'sAid and the COVID-19 NHS Urgent Appeal) Links wow, no thank you, by Samantha Irby - out now I've craved a slower pace oflife - and want to make itpermanent, a Dear Mariella column for The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/may/10/i-have-craved-a-slower-pace-of-life-and-want-to-make-it-permanent-mariella-frostrup The lockdown dick margin, by Lauren Bravo for Refinery29https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/bad-temper-lockdown The buzz of big cities is losing out to cottagecore, by IndiaKnight for TheSunday Timeshttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/arti...

52 MINMAY 13
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Cottagecore, Covidism & Other Lockdown Theories; Plus, An Author Special with Samantha Irby

Are Your Book Shelves A Reflection of Your Character - Or Your Curiosity?

EThis week we discuss what your books on your bookshelf say about you, the new lockdown lingo (are you drinking furlough merlot?), whether lockdown telly might have reached its apex, and the concept of heteropessimism. You can e-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.comand shop atthehighlowshop.com- 100% of profits go to charity. Links Apply here for Penguin's WriteNow scheme:https://www.penguin.co.uk/company/creative-responsibility/writenow.html If I Had Your Face, by Frances Cha Culture Call, a podcast by The Financial Times Louis Theroux on Adam Buxton podcast A Manual For Heartache: How To Feel Better, by Cathy Rentzenbrink Exploding the myths behind K-Pop, by Crystal Tai for The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/global/2020/mar/29/behind-k-pops-perfect-smiles-and-dance-routines-are-tales-of-sexism-and-abuse Marian Keyes interview with The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/feb/28/marian-keyes-books-that-made-me Indiana Seresin on heteropessimism for The New Inquiryhttps://thene...

76 MINMAY 6
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Are Your Book Shelves A Reflection of Your Character - Or Your Curiosity?

The Micro-Trends of Lockdown & The Wonder That Is The Quarantucci

EThank you for bearing with us. We weren't able to bring you an episode last week for personalreasons,but we will try and make it up to you today - starting with a BIG apology to Lizzo for saying it wasn't possibleto jam on a flute. It bloody well is. Mea culpa. Today we discuss the micro-trends of lockdown (are you a lockdown cliche?) and a Dolls Polls about what we're all apparently buying. You will never guess the top billing (no - it's not loo roll. Or pasta.) Also today, a new podcast from Louis Theroux, a discussion of the adaptation of Normal People, the wonder that is Quiz and lots more reading, audio reccs and daft stories. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Shop online atwww.thehighlowshop.com- 100% of profits go to charity (currently Women's Aid and the NHS Charities Covid-19 Urgent Appeal) Links booksinstations.co.uk Breathing Lessons, by Anne Tyler The Wonder Spot, by Melissa Banks Grounded, by Louis Theroux for BBC Radio 4 Sentimental Garbage: Eat Pray...

86 MINAPR 29
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The Micro-Trends of Lockdown & The Wonder That Is The Quarantucci

Latest Episodes

The Glastonbury That Never Was; & Ruby Tandoh on The Art of Quitting

EWishing you were at Glastonbury? Get stuck into Zing Tseng's piece, instead. Ruby Tandoh reads us an excerpt of her beautiful piece on quitting, and we discuss why quitting is not just a physicalact - but a state of mind. Also today: a Doll's Polls on first date turn-offs (verdict: most of them are unavoidable), a hilarious analysis by Diyora Shadijanova of what Gen Z'ers really think about millennials (verdict: old and boring), plus a great primer on white privilegeby Robin DiAngelo and Channel 4's documentary, The School That Tried To End Racism. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Shopthehighlowshop.com- 100% profits go to charity (50% Show Racism The Red Card, 50% Women's Aid) Links Zing Tseng on festivals for Vicehttps://www.vice.com/amp/en_uk/article/4ayagj/what-i-miss-festivals-glastonbury Ruby Tandoh on the art of quitting for WePresenthttps://wepresent.wetransfer.com/story/work-sucks-i-know-ruby-tandoh/ Eat Up, by Ruby Tandoh What Gen Z'ers think about millennials, by Diyora Shadijanovahttps://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/4ay3gw/what-gen-z-thinks-of-millennials? Why “I’m not racist” is only half the story, by Robin DiAngelo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzLT54QjclA&feature=emb_title The School That Tried To End Racism, on Channel 4od Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations: Ellen DeGeneres Comes Outhttps://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/ellen-degeneres-comes-out/id1264843400?i=1000475900203 Desert Island Discs - Chili Bouchier https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0093nxc The Great Godden, by Meg Rosoff See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58 MIN4 d ago
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The Glastonbury That Never Was; & Ruby Tandoh on The Art of Quitting

The Madness of 2020 Can Be Summed Up In Lynx Africa's Marmite Edition

EMmmm get that yeasty pong. Today we recall the wisdom of Zadie Smith, chat more about the jaw-dropping drama that is Michaela Coel's I May Destroy You, discuss Naoise Dolan's piece on how autism has shaped her work and recommend Munroe Bergdorf's Table Manners interview. We also drop a lot of not entirely irrelevant but mostly random animal facts - including the retirement of Diego, the Warren Beatty of tortoises. Plus, an Ask The High Low about what to do when you're single, and none of your coupled up friends understand. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Shopthehighlowshop.com- 100% of profits go to charity (Women's Aid and Show Racism The Red Card) Links A Ladder To The Sky How Being Diagnosed with Autism Changed My Life, by Naoise Dolan for The Sunday Times Stylehttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/naoise-dolan-how-being-diagnosed-with-autism-aged-27-changed-my-life-lc9f7bzp0 I May Destroy You, on BBC iPlayer Arena: Desert Island Discs 1982 on BBC iPlayer Big Brother: Best Shows Ever on 4OD Zadie Smith on Literary Friction Munroe Bergdorf on Table Manners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

70 MIN1 w ago
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The Madness of 2020 Can Be Summed Up In Lynx Africa's Marmite Edition

Lockdown Sex, I May Destroy You, and Rhik Samadder's I Never Said I Loved You

EIn today's episode, we discuss the findings on Sex In Lockdown: Keep Shagging And Carry On; the astounding work that is Michaela Coel's I May Destroy You and in light of JK Rowling's comments last week, some recommendations for understanding the trans experience. We also feature an exclusive extract from the writer Rhik Samadder's memoir about mental health, love and family, I Never Said I Loved You and lots more podcast recs from Dolly. Plus! Ask The High Low is back. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet@thehighlowshow Shop thehighlowshop -100% profits go to charity (Show Racism The Red Card and Women's Aid) Links Reading I Never Said I Loved You, by Rhik Samadder Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man, by Thomas Page McBee The Gender Games, by Juno Dawson Consider The Greenland Shark by Katherine Rundell https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v42/n09/katherine-rundell/consider-the-greenland-shark?referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.co.uk%2F Brit-ish by Afua Hirsch Watching and Listen...

67 MIN2 w ago
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Lockdown Sex, I May Destroy You, and Rhik Samadder's I Never Said I Loved You

After The Hashtags

EWe discuss online vs offline behaviour, when it comes to social change; and why historical progress has long relied on the removal of monuments. Also today, tons of podcast recommendations, an homage to Gogglebox and the size 75 shoes made especially for social distancing. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Links Social media @multiculturalkidsbooks on IG @diverse_kids_books on IG @novelallure on IG Reading Knights Of bookshophttp://knightsof.media Anti-Racist Baby, by Ibram X. Kendi Little Leaders: Bold Women In Black History Superior by Angela Saini Stolen Legacy by George James The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin You're Silence Will Not Protect you by Audre Lorde Here For It by R. Eric Thomas Candice Brathwaite interviewby Johanna Thomas-Corr for Observerhttps://bit.ly/37hGPKa Bernadine Evaristo on inclusive publishing for British Voguehttps://bit.ly/2XOoaCX Yomi Adegoke on the "pics or it didn't happen approach" for British Voguehttps://bit.ly/2znzRac 8 Books b...

57 MIN3 w ago
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After The Hashtags

Anti-Racism Resources & An Author Special with Candice Brathwaite

EThis week’s episode is focused on the resources we can access to educate ourselves on racism. These lists are not exhaustive but may provide a starting point. We also interview the creator of Make Motherhood Diverse, Candice Brathwaite, about her searing new book I Am Not Your Baby Mother. thehighlowshow@gmail.com Non-Fiction Why I Am No Longer Talking To White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge I Am Not Your Baby Mother by Candice Brathwaite White Fragility by Robin Diangelo Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot How To Be Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi The Good Immigrant compiled by Nikesh Shukla The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander Women Race and Class by Angela Davis White Rage by Carol Anderson Brit-ish by Afua Hirsch My Name Is Why by Lemn Sissay Slay In Your Lane by Elizabeth Uviebinené & Yomi Adegoke A Burst of Light by Audre Lorde Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri Taking Up Space: The Black Girls Manifesto ...

51 MINJUN 3
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Anti-Racism Resources & An Author Special with Candice Brathwaite

Why Moments of Insanity Are Part of Keeping Sane; And The Worrying Increase in Lockdown Mullets

EDid you know there is a word in German for 'social distancing whilst wearing swimming pool noodles as a hat'? We're sceptical, but charmed. As the heavinessweighs on many of you, we have a batch of podcasts, books, articles and surprising lockdown stats to cheer and distract you. Please do e-mail any questions or issues tothehighlowshow@gmail.com Or you can tweet us@thehighlowshow Shopthehighlowshop.com-100% of profits go to charity (Women'sAid and NHS Charities urgent cover relief fund) Links Book a goat for Zoom (yes) atwww.cronkshawfoldfarm.co.uk/goatsonzoom Volunteer during furlough atwww.furlonteer.com Find @_lockdownstories on Instagram Reading Girl, Woman, Other, by Bernadine Evaristo Ramble Book:Musings on Childhood, Friendship, Family and 80s Pop Culture, by Adam Buxton, available onaudio book now (and in print in September) Insanity Can Keep You Sane, by Molly Young for The New York Times Mag www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/05/11/magazine/quarantine-insanity.html Where to...

53 MINMAY 27
Comments
Why Moments of Insanity Are Part of Keeping Sane; And The Worrying Increase in Lockdown Mullets

'Seksbuddies', Robert Pattinson's pasta & information overload

EIt's a pot noodle of an episode this week. From our favourite pandemic stories around the globe -selectedespecially to cheer you up - to a bunch of recommendations, adeep-dive into the way we metabolise information now, and a compulsory dwell on Stanley Tucci. E-mail:thehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet: @thehighlowshow Shop:thehighlowshop.comwhere 100% of profits go to charity (Women's Aid and Covid-19 NHS Urgent Appeal) Links Book a Migratefulcookery class atmigrateful.org The Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett - out 2nd June Brit Bennett and Emma Cline in conversation for EntertainmentWeeklyhttps://ew.com/books/author-interviews/brit-bennett-emma-cline-in-conversation/ Robert Pattinson interview by Zach Baron for GQ, US editionhttps://www.gq.com/story/robert-pattinson-on-batman-tenet-isolation-june-cover Lockdown with My Gen Z nieces, by Sathnam Sanghera for The Times magazinehttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/sathnam-sanghera-lockdown-with-my-gen-z-nieces-8bcm9qxcx Dating After Coronavir...

55 MINMAY 20
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'Seksbuddies', Robert Pattinson's pasta & information overload

Cottagecore, Covidism & Other Lockdown Theories; Plus, An Author Special with Samantha Irby

EToday we discuss the surprising lockdown sales boom, an animal fact and a few new pandemic lifestyle theories. Just another episode of The High Low, then. We also ring up Samatha Irby in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to discuss her hilarious new essaycollection (a joy for anxiety-ridden times) wow, no thank you. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Shop atwww.thehighlowshop.com- 100% of profits go to charity (currently Women'sAid and the COVID-19 NHS Urgent Appeal) Links wow, no thank you, by Samantha Irby - out now I've craved a slower pace oflife - and want to make itpermanent, a Dear Mariella column for The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/may/10/i-have-craved-a-slower-pace-of-life-and-want-to-make-it-permanent-mariella-frostrup The lockdown dick margin, by Lauren Bravo for Refinery29https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/bad-temper-lockdown The buzz of big cities is losing out to cottagecore, by IndiaKnight for TheSunday Timeshttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/arti...

52 MINMAY 13
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Cottagecore, Covidism & Other Lockdown Theories; Plus, An Author Special with Samantha Irby

Are Your Book Shelves A Reflection of Your Character - Or Your Curiosity?

EThis week we discuss what your books on your bookshelf say about you, the new lockdown lingo (are you drinking furlough merlot?), whether lockdown telly might have reached its apex, and the concept of heteropessimism. You can e-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.comand shop atthehighlowshop.com- 100% of profits go to charity. Links Apply here for Penguin's WriteNow scheme:https://www.penguin.co.uk/company/creative-responsibility/writenow.html If I Had Your Face, by Frances Cha Culture Call, a podcast by The Financial Times Louis Theroux on Adam Buxton podcast A Manual For Heartache: How To Feel Better, by Cathy Rentzenbrink Exploding the myths behind K-Pop, by Crystal Tai for The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/global/2020/mar/29/behind-k-pops-perfect-smiles-and-dance-routines-are-tales-of-sexism-and-abuse Marian Keyes interview with The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/feb/28/marian-keyes-books-that-made-me Indiana Seresin on heteropessimism for The New Inquiryhttps://thene...

76 MINMAY 6
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Are Your Book Shelves A Reflection of Your Character - Or Your Curiosity?

The Micro-Trends of Lockdown & The Wonder That Is The Quarantucci

EThank you for bearing with us. We weren't able to bring you an episode last week for personalreasons,but we will try and make it up to you today - starting with a BIG apology to Lizzo for saying it wasn't possibleto jam on a flute. It bloody well is. Mea culpa. Today we discuss the micro-trends of lockdown (are you a lockdown cliche?) and a Dolls Polls about what we're all apparently buying. You will never guess the top billing (no - it's not loo roll. Or pasta.) Also today, a new podcast from Louis Theroux, a discussion of the adaptation of Normal People, the wonder that is Quiz and lots more reading, audio reccs and daft stories. E-mailthehighlowshow@gmail.com Tweet @thehighlowshow Shop online atwww.thehighlowshop.com- 100% of profits go to charity (currently Women's Aid and the NHS Charities Covid-19 Urgent Appeal) Links booksinstations.co.uk Breathing Lessons, by Anne Tyler The Wonder Spot, by Melissa Banks Grounded, by Louis Theroux for BBC Radio 4 Sentimental Garbage: Eat Pray...

86 MINAPR 29
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The Micro-Trends of Lockdown & The Wonder That Is The Quarantucci

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