The Global Election | Monocle#WhoisNeil | SoundCloudRich Hall's (US Election) Breakdown (Radio 4) | iPlayer Aside from "liking" anti-Trump memes, putting thumbs up by Michelle Obama's righteous feminism vids and worrying about Hillary's dubious past, what else can we do? We can't vote. But we can listen to people who know more than us.
In a packed theatre in the basement beneath the Observer's offices, I am watching a live sex show. Well, a live show about sex. It's not that raunchy, to be honest. On stage, three friends - Jamie Morton, James Cooper and Alice Levine - sit on comfy chairs.
Digital Human (Radio 4) | iPlayerPlanet Money: When Women Stopped Coding | NPRRecode Decode | recode.net Codebreaker | marketplace.org Tuesday was Ada Lovelace Day. This is a relatively new official day to celebrate the achievements of women in Stem subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths), and especially computer science: Lovelace worked with Charles Babbage to create and program the first ever general-purpose computer.
Body Count Rising (Radio 4) | iPlayerBritain's Black Presence (Radio 4) | iPlayerVictoria Pendleton Meets Anna Meares (5 Live) | iPlayerSound Frontiers: Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman (Radio 3) | iPlayer Actor Doon Mackichan has made a powerful and eloquent documentary about how women are portrayed in current crime drama, ie raped, or subject to violence, or dead.
I don't like to mention the S word any more when it comes to podcasts - S meaning Serial (series 1) - as we've all moved on now, haven't we? We're happy living in our post-S world. It's interesting to note its influence, though.
Seven hundred or so pages containing 10 years of a diary, two scripts, also essays, eulogies, lectures... You could call this book a bumper bonanza bargain, except it's the work of Alan Bennett, so such over-the-top adjectives feel inappropriate. Bennett's reputation is for wryness, modesty, pointed but unshowy observation.
Radio 5 Live has brought in three new presenters - well, one of them isn't exactly new - and blimey, it's like a whole new (not exactly new) station. Last week, Nihal Arthanayake started as one half of the presenting team on Afternoon Edition, partnering Sarah Brett.
The Waterside Ape (Radio 4) | iPlayerOliver Burkeman Is Busy (Radio 4) | iPlayerThe Anatomy of Rest (Radio 4) | iPlayer You can dump your Great British Bake Off in a rusty cake tin and shove it in an unlit gas oven. You can have Top Gear presented by the Naked Rambler and Rizzle Kicks.
The Archers (Radio 4) | iPlayer There is really only one audio story this week: the trial of Helen Titchener. Sit down, dear listener, for there will be wobbling. Even sporadic Ambridge visitors, like me, have been gripped, flipped and twisted. Rollercoastered.
Things Called Jazz That Are Not Jazz (Radio 4) | iPlayerThe Briefing Room: Jesse Morton: The Jihadi Who Changed His Mind (Radio 4) | iPlayerThe Matter of the North (Radio 4) | iPlayer Next week (tomorrow!) is Back To Reality.
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