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The news, but not as you know it. A weekly discussion of some of the most interesting and relevant happenings, from pop culture to politics. As filtered by Sapphire Bates and Georgia Lewis-Anderson

The News But Not Sapphire Bates and Georgia Lewis-Anderson

    • Entertainment News
    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

The news, but not as you know it. A weekly discussion of some of the most interesting and relevant happenings, from pop culture to politics. As filtered by Sapphire Bates and Georgia Lewis-Anderson

    Has coronavirus shattered our fame obsession? And how being single is getting a re-brand

    Has coronavirus shattered our fame obsession? And how being single is getting a re-brand

    This week we discuss what the pandemic has meant for celebrity culture and the re-branding of being single.
    Plus the best books, telly & podcasts.
    How being single has been rebranded on Refinery 29
     
    Circus of Books on Netflix
    Where's my happy ending? By Anna Whitehouse aka Mother Pukka and Matt Farquharson
    ‘There’s a sense that celebrities are irrelevant’: has coronavirus shattered our fame obsession? The Guardian

    • 38 min
    Saying I do online, The pandemic of kindness & tracing apps

    Saying I do online, The pandemic of kindness & tracing apps

    This week we learn about the couples getting married on Zoom, discuss the pandemic of kindness and wonder if robots will save us via tracing apps.
    Also our favourite culture picks.

    • 34 min
    Bailing out the big airlines, millennial female dons and Drake's weird collection of designer handbags

    Bailing out the big airlines, millennial female dons and Drake's weird collection of designer handbags

    This week we contemplate the government bailing out millionaires, the millennial women leading their countries through crisis and most importantly, Drake's ridiculous mansion and the handbags he's saving for his future wife.
    Saying I do online - The Verge
     
    The 'pandemic of kindness': Will we be more considerate after coronavirus? - Independant
     
    Amanda Holden on Instagram 

    • 39 min
    Rethinking Tiger King, love in the time of Corona and Justin Timberlake's comments about parenting

    Rethinking Tiger King, love in the time of Corona and Justin Timberlake's comments about parenting

    Links we mentioned: Louis Theroux in The Times

    Wired mag ‘The deep flaw of true-crime entertainment’

    The new red crosses: from Apple to ali baba
    Paul Chuckle raving in his garden after recovering from Corona virus

    Re: shopping ReTweet - Arnold Schwarzenegger’s daughter Christina Schwarzenegger
    ManRepeller - should we shop. Clothes as hope

    More on New York Times

    Self-isolation vs. self-improvement 

    • 41 min
    The News But Not is born! On Cardi B, penguin tourists and what Dolly Parton wants for her birthday

    The News But Not is born! On Cardi B, penguin tourists and what Dolly Parton wants for her birthday

    This week we discuss Cardi B, penguin tourists, what Dolly Parton wants for her birthday, alarming new global warming stats, the spread of Tik Tok videos and the latest documentary to hit Netflix; Tiger King.

    • 39 min
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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Joy-Anne26 ,

The News But Not The News

I love this podcast, an interesting mix of what’s been happening in the world but mixed with what they’ve been watching on Netflix. Liking the fact the they don’t always have the same viewpoint on things

ktt2023 ,

My new favourite podcast

I loved listening to this! Definitely going to be listening along every week 💕💕💕

Insta starter ,

LOVE this new podcast!

Brilliantly honest and a great listen! Loved the combination of in depth, light hearted and funny conversations 🙌 excited for the next episode!

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