Listening, Watching, Reading

January 13, 2024

Sped-up pop music, psychedelic animation and Proust’s Madeleine are all put under the microscope in this week’s episode of Listening, Watching, Reading.

Sped-up pop music, psychedelic animation and Proust’s Madeleine are all put under the m... more

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Hosted byJody Avirgan

Curated byMatthew Horovitz, Hark Contributor

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The Sped-Up Remix Phenomenon

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The musical trend of the sped-up remixes that’s taking Tik Tok by storm.
The Sped-Up Remix Phenomenon

Switched on Pop

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“The Boy and the Heron” by Hayao Miyazaki

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The Slate Culture Gabfest describes Hayao Miyazaki’s new movie “The Boy and the Heron” as an otherworldly vaporous fantasy universe.
“The Boy and the Heron” by Hayao Miyazaki

Culture Gabfest

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Did Marcel Proust really dip a Madeleine in tea?

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A leading Proust scholar wonders if the famous story of Proust dipping his Madeleine in a teacup ever really happened.
Did Marcel Proust really dip a Madeleine in tea?

The LRB Podcast

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The Whip-Smart New Horror Film “Night Swim”

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The magisterial Ben Sinclair from HBO’s “High Maintenance” performs the cameo of the year in the creepy, whip-smart horror film “Night Swim.”
The Whip-Smart New Horror Film “Night Swim”

The Big Picture

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“The Beach House” by Joy Williams

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A dying old dad and his daughter try to navigate the beach house and the ‘92 Ford Bronco in Joy Williams’ new short story from this week’s New Yorker magazine.
“The Beach House” by Joy Williams

The New Yorker: The Writer's Voice - New Fiction from The New Yorker

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Curated byMatthew Horovitz

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