A brand new podcast from the Guardian. Every Saturday, we’ll share some of the best Guardian writing from the week, read by talented narrators. Listen to celebrity interviews, lifestyle features, and opinions from our most popular columnists including Marina Hyde and John Crace. Weekend is the perfect way to relax.
Weekend podcast: Fatboy Slim, Marina Hyde, and ‘winging it’ to the top
This week, Marina Hyde on Boris Johnson’s ability to blame everything on anyone but himself (1m42s), musician Norman Cook, AKA Fatboy Slim, on his mental health DJ classes (8m48s), Emma Beddington investigates whether winging it to the top really works (19m07s), and Imogen West-Knights looks at how the ‘mid-century millennial’ look took over our homes (33m03s)
Weekend podcast: Olena Zelenska, Marina Hyde and scaring yourself happy
This week, Marina Hyde on making policy that ‘annoys all the right people’ (01m29s), Shaun Walker talks to Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska (09m21s), and Daniel Lavelle investigates whether chasing scary experiences might be the secret to losing your fears (33m47s)
Weekend podcast: Pete Doherty, Marina Hyde, and tips on making tough choices
This week, Marina Hyde on what’s next for the Tory party after Hannibal Johnson wins his confidence vote (01m14s), Hadley Freeman talks to singer Pete Doherty in Normandy (09m25s), and Joanna Moorhead advises on ways to make life’s hardest decisions (38m52s).
Weekend podcast: Avril Lavigne, the Heartstopper generation and tips for summer sleeping
This week, Sarah Manavis interviews the punk-pop singer Avril Lavigne (02:00), Michael Segalov reflects on a turning point in generation Z’s queer experience (12:23), Yasmina Floyer looks at the potential death of the underwire bra (28:55), and Emine Saner brings us tips to a better night’s sleep during the hot summer months (38:57)
Weekend podcast: John Crace, Wagatha Christie and open relationships
This week, John Crace dissects Boris Johnson’s short-lived humility over Partygate (1m46s), Hadley Freeman on one of the showbiz trials of the decade (9m56s), and Tom Rasmussen opens up on the benefits, difficulties and complexities of life in an open relationship (44m06s)
Weekend podcast: Kasabian, cost of living and why we love “like”
Marina Hyde on MPs and their cost of living excuses (1m51s), Niall Doherty interviews Kasabian (8m50s), Anna Berrill on how timing your meals can benefit your health (20m08s), and Sam Wolfson on why people love the word “like” so much (26m14s)