Listening, Watching, Reading

June 23, 2023

This week, we explore the second season of “The Bear” on Hulu, discuss the unique cultural space occupied by Wes Anderson, and learn about Julian Baker’s songwriting process.

This week, we explore the second season of “The Bear” on Hulu, discuss the unique cultu... more

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Hosted byJody Avirgan

Curated byMatthew Horovitz, Hark Contributor

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“The Bear” - The Return of Hulu’s Brilliant Restaurant Drama

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“The Bear” is, according to Andy Greenwald from The Watch, “My favorite show.” His co-host Chris Ryan says the sustained intensity makes him forget it’s a TV show.
“The Bear” - The Return of Hulu’s Brilliant Restaurant Drama

The Watch

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Julian Baker’s Songwriting Method

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We go back to 2018, when Julien Baker explained her songwriting process on the song “Appointments” to Song Exploder’s Hrishikesh Hirway.
Julian Baker’s Songwriting Method

Song Exploder

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The Unique Cultural Space of Wes Anderson

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One of cinema’s reigning geniuses released his 11th film this week - “Asteroid City” - and The Big Picture discusses the unique cultural space occupied by Wes Anderson.
The Unique Cultural Space of Wes Anderson

The Big Picture

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Why Do We Love True Crime So Much?

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The Atlantic article “The Gross Spectacle of Murder Fandom” draws forward a fascinating conversation about our love for true crime on the Slate Culture Gabfest.
Why Do We Love True Crime So Much?

Culture Gabfest

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Remembering Robert Gottlieb

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The legendary book editor Robert Gottlieb died last week at 92. On this episode of Fresh Air, Gottlieb talks with Terry Gross about his longtime collaboration with Robert Caro
Remembering Robert Gottlieb

Fresh Air

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Jody Avirgan

Curated byMatthew Horovitz

5 CLIPS17 MINS

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