100 episodes

Essential listening for anyone who cares about the printed word and developments in publishing. From independent publications, new forms of print media and graphic novels to little-known niche magazines, ‘The Stack’ is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest local newspaper.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 32 Ratings

Essential listening for anyone who cares about the printed word and developments in publishing. From independent publications, new forms of print media and graphic novels to little-known niche magazines, ‘The Stack’ is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest local newspaper.

    Ted Kessler and the British music press

    Ted Kessler and the British music press

    We speak with Ted Kessler, former editor of ‘Q’, about his new memoir ‘Paper Cuts: How I Destroyed the British Music Press and Other Misadventures’. We also speak with Haiane Avakian, editor in chief of ‘Svoi’, which covers the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas.

    • 30 min
    ‘Pitch’, ‘smART’ magazine and the 24.02 Fund

    ‘Pitch’, ‘smART’ magazine and the 24.02 Fund

    We feature a new sports quarterly ‘Pitch’ and Canadian arts title ‘smART’ magazine. Plus we meet 24.02 Fund from Ukraine, which finances independent journalism and provides equipment and training too.

    • 30 min
    ‘The Monocle Companion’ and ‘Farta’

    ‘The Monocle Companion’ and ‘Farta’

    This week we look at Monocle’s very first paperback – ‘The Monocle Companion’ – featuring 50 essays to improve your life. Plus a new Portuguese foodie title, ‘Farta’.

    • 30 min
    Summer reading: the Hydra Book Club, ‘Lodestars Anthology’, ‘In Palma’ and ‘Monocle Mediterraneo’

    Summer reading: the Hydra Book Club, ‘Lodestars Anthology’, ‘In Palma’ and ‘Monocle Mediterraneo’

    This week it’s all about summer in Europe, from a bookshop on the Greek island of Hydra to a title celebrating the best of Palma de Mallorca. Plus, ‘Lodestars Anthology’ looks at Spain in its latest issue and we launch ‘Monocle Mediterraneo’.

    • 30 min
    New on the newsstand: ‘Manera’, ‘Disco Pogo’ and ‘Decisive Agents’

    New on the newsstand: ‘Manera’, ‘Disco Pogo’ and ‘Decisive Agents’

    A special edition featuring only new publications: ‘Manera’, a Spanish interiors title helmed by Enric Pastor; a glossy electronic-music magazine called ‘Disco Pogo’; and ‘Decisive Agents’, a beautifully designed volume about the world of AI.

    • 30 min
    Mafalda Anjos from ‘Visão’ and Russ Slater from ‘Sounds and Colours’

    Mafalda Anjos from ‘Visão’ and Russ Slater from ‘Sounds and Colours’

    This week on ‘The Stack’ we speak to Mafalda Anjos, editor in chief of celebrated Portuguese weekly ‘Visão’. Plus: Russ Slater from Latin American cultural title and record label ‘Sounds and Colours’ on its compilation featuring the new sounds of Rio.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 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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