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Favourite new podcast: Lexicon Valley

Favourite new podcast: Lexicon Valley

Ah, politics. Before the knives, the talk. Famously, Orwell: ‘Political language … is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.’ Apart from fully sic, the language antidote is at Lexicon Valley, at Slate. Three episodes in and I’m an enthusiastic addict of the […]

Pod and Prejudice (podcast faves 2011)

Pod and Prejudice (podcast faves 2011)

I simply can’t follow music anymore, and just listen to what’s in the air, or on the shelves/hard drive — next to nothing post-2009, you understand. Nor can I do more than read the reviews of books and movies, and catch what I can. Springsteen reckoned there were 57 channels and nothing on, but then […]