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Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.

Monocle 24: The Stack Monocle

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 25 Ratings

Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.

    Debrett’s, ‘Like The Wind’, ‘Boom Saloon’

    Debrett’s, ‘Like The Wind’, ‘Boom Saloon’

    We learn manners from Lucy Hume of UK etiquette institution Debrett’s. Plus: Simon Freeman from running title ‘Like The Wind’ and Rachel Arthur from ‘Boom Saloon’ magazine.

    • 30 min
    ‘Liberties’, ‘Anorak’, ‘The Age of Static’

    ‘Liberties’, ‘Anorak’, ‘The Age of Static’

    We speak to Bill Reichblum, publisher of new quarterly ‘Liberties’, Cathy Olmedillas from children’s title ‘Anorak’ and TV critic Phil Harrison about his new book, ‘The Age of Static’.

    • 30 min
    ‘Le Temps’, ‘Britain’s Best Political Cartoons’ and ‘More or Less’

    ‘Le Temps’, ‘Britain’s Best Political Cartoons’ and ‘More or Less’

    This week we speak with Jérôme Koechlin from the Aventinus Foundation on its recent acquisition of Swiss daily ‘Le Temps’. Plus ‘Britain’s Best Political Cartoons’ with Tim Benson and Jaime Perlman from ‘More or Less’ magazine.

    • 30 min
    Lionel Barber

    Lionel Barber

    We speak to Lionel Barber, editor of the ‘Financial Times’ between 2005 and 2020, about his memoir, ‘The Powerful and the Damned: Private Diaries in Turbulent Times’. We also talk to UK artist Maggi Hambling about her collaboration with Roni Monhait, ‘Maggi’s Mag’.

    • 30 min
    The return of ‘Playgirl Magazine’

    The return of ‘Playgirl Magazine’

    We speak to Skye Parrott, editor in chief of ‘Playgirl Magazine’, which is back on the newsstands. Plus: we meet Jeremy Leslie from magCulture, while Snigdha Sur from ‘The Juggernaut’ has the South Asian stories you need to know.

    • 30 min
    ‘The Gentlewoman’, ‘Daily Maverick’, Monocle’s November issue

    ‘The Gentlewoman’, ‘Daily Maverick’, Monocle’s November issue

    We speak to Penny Martin, editor in chief of ‘The Gentlewoman’. Plus: online South African daily ‘Daily Maverick’ moves to print and we preview Monocle’s November issue.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Editornyc ,

Look forward to it every week!

My absolute favorite podcast. Short, intelligent, colorful, refreshing and international. Must listen for lovers of printed publications and magazine lovers.

hunterk1123 ,

Great addition to the Monocle programming.

Informative and stimulating. A must listen.

vslist ,

Is information the only content of value in material artifact?

This is the question it helps me investigate and nudges me unto interesting conclusions.

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