Listening, Watching, Reading

September 16, 2023

This week, we’re reading a harrowingly modern debut novel, laughing on the floor watching a new comedy special, and being urged to hoard our DVDs before the streamers remove choice from our lives.

This week, we’re reading a harrowingly modern debut novel, laughing on the floor watchi... more

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Hosted byJody Avirgan

Curated byMatthew Horovitz, Hark Contributor

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“I’m A Fan” by Sheena Patel

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One of The New Yorker’s choices for “What We’re Reading This Week,” Sheena Patel’s debut novel deals with adultery, online stalking and corrosive one-sided relationships.
“I’m A Fan” by Sheena Patel

Literary Friction

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Comedian Chris Fleming

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Chris Fleming is a goofy and hilarious comedian, starring in his new Peacock special called “Hell.”
Comedian Chris Fleming

Culture Gabfest

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The Business of Taylor Swift

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Charlie Harding from Recode Media says that Taylor Swift remains on top after two decades because of her savvy ability to embrace larger narratives and shifting personas.
The Business of Taylor Swift

Recode Media with Peter Kafka

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The Case For Keeping Your DVDs

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The New Yorker’s Film Critic Richard Brody decries Netflix’s decision to close its DVD rental business and champions the ownership of physical discs.
The Case For Keeping Your DVDs

The New Yorker Radio Hour

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“Lady Bird” Cinematographer’s Advice to Aspiring Filmmakers

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Cinematographer Sam Levy urges aspiring cameramen to stick with it until fortune fancies their path.
“Lady Bird” Cinematographer’s Advice to Aspiring Filmmakers

Creative Principles

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Curated byMatthew Horovitz

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