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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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