The State of...
The State of… is a new monthly podcast from the London Review of Books which aims to take the temperature of our contemporary culture, assessing the condition of the arts, politics and society. On each episode LRB editors Joanna Biggs and Tom Crewe will be joined by two guests trying to understand a little better the state of our times.
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On our first episode, Patricia Lockwood and John Lanchester join Joanna and Tom to assess the state of the internet, covering podcasts, porn, Twitter, Facebook and their first memories of being online.
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On the LRB Podcast, listen to a mixture of readings and discussions, including an ongoing series in which Seamus Perry and Mark Ford examine the lives and works of 20th century poets through the lens of pieces in the LRB archive:
Corbyn! Trump! Brexit! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting. Brought to you in partnership with the London Review of Books, Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every Thursday, David Runciman discusses pressing political questions – and their longer-term causes and effects – with his regular panel of colleagues from the Cambridge University politics department, as well as novelists, comedians, historians, philosophers, LRB contributors and even a few politicians. Find the latest episode below, along with a reading list of relevant writing from the LRB archive; or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Acast or your preferred player.
Online Extra · 6 March 2019 » The State of...