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Jul 9, 2021

In this episode I am joined by the excellent Alessandra Pino to talk about the 1958 short story by Isak Dineson (Karen Blixen), Babette's Feast!

We talk about food, gothic food, its power as a means of memory and communication, along with the larger matter of the Paris Commune, some of its history and the relationship...


Jun 26, 2021

Hello everyone! In this episode I am joined by the incredible scholar Maeva Chargros to talk about the fascinating Nordic Noir, both as a genre and some of its histories and properly diving into not one example, but two! As we talk about Henning Mankell's Before the Frost and Stieg Larsson's first book of the Millenium...


Jun 26, 2021

Hello all! This is my trial run at the new Patreon content I've been cooking up, The Writer's Desk! Simply put, I want to think about the relationship between fiction and politics from the point of view of a writer well... writing it! It is a question or a larger field that I reflect on a lot, and might be...


Jun 11, 2021

In this fantastic episode me and Nadjah O. Art Historian, Archivist and fellow podcaster joins me to talk about Jenny Odell's incredible book "How to do Nothing. Resisting the attention economy".

It was a wonderful chat on the lies of productivity, social media, brands and how work and capitalism are in dire need of...


May 28, 2021

Hello everyone!! Today we have an incredibly interesting and in-depth episode on imperialism, poetry and capitalism as we delve into and through Dominick Knowles and Mathilda Cullen's recently launched poetry book "stanzas for four hands: an ophanim"!

A really good conversation on imagination, creating and...