Monocle 24: The Monocle Weekly
The Monocle Weekly - Walk this way05/24/15
Robert Bound and Tom Edwards talk it like they walk it with poet Simon Armitage, experience a musical epiphany or two with editor of ‘The Wire’ music magazine Tony Herrington and learn how to clone a mammoth with evolutionary molecular biologist Beth...
The Monocle Weekly - Conflicts of interest
Robert Bound and Tom Edwards meet Syrian artist Sara Shamma to discuss how to interpret conflict, hear from Monocle correspondent Adam Lebor about his new espionage novel and learn about the indigenous history of Australia with British Museum curator...
The Monocle Weekly - Changing sides
Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound meet celebrated French film director François Ozon to discuss gender on the big screen, learn about the story of the Greenpeace Arctic Thirty protestors with Ben Stewart and ask how the chicken became such a familiar...
The Monocle Weekly - A matter of choice
Tom Edwards and Andrew Tuck meet philosopher Julian Baggini to discuss whether we have any control over free will, journalist and academic Brian Cathcart retraces the steps of the industry’s first scribes and Heidi Blake talks about the scandal of...
The Monocle Weekly - On a roll
Robert Bound and Tom Edwards meet photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson to discuss the young skateboarding girls of Kabul, hear about the history of swimming in the River Thames with writer Caitlin Davies and learn why there’s still plenty of gold to be...
The Monocle Weekly - Creative Freedoms
Andrew Tuck and Tom Edwards meet PEN International president John Ralston Saul to discuss freedom of expression, learn how to make films in one of the toughest environments on earth with Farida Pacha, and hear from art-rock icon Thurston Moore about...
The Monocle Weekly - Drone logic
Tom Edwards and Andrew Tuck discuss drones with film-maker Tonje Hessen Schei, learn how to create a revolution with Srda Popovic and ask how you smuggle a live monkey in an overcoat with ex-customs officer Jon Frost.
The Monocle Weekly - Art’s voice
Robert Bound and Tom Edwards meet Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller to discuss the UK election, talk record-shop culture with Richard King and learn why the Japanese run with author Adharanand Finn.
The Monocle Weekly - Acting up
Robert Bound and Steve Bloomfield meet playwright Tom Morton-Smith to talk about explosive new play ‘Oppenheimer’, hear about the life of mercurial pop legend Lee Hazlewood with writer Wyndham Wallace and look at London's literary greats in the dead...
The Monocle Weekly - Jon Ronson on public shaming
Andrew Tuck and Tom Edwards meet Jon Ronson to talk about public shaming, learn how Tony Blair makes his money with David Hencke and shoot for the moon with astronaut James F Reilly.
The Monocle Weekly - Into the nether
We discuss the darkly comic side of family life with ‘Force Majeure’ film director Ruben Östlund, talk to Norwegian journalist and author Åsne Seierstad about the build-up and aftermath of the Utøya massacre in 2011 and hear from American playwright...
The Monocle Weekly - Touch, photography and Monopoly
We celebrate the sense of touch with neuroscience professor David J Linden and go window shopping through the iron curtain with photographer David Hlynsky. Plus, writer Mary Pilon talks us through the real story of Monopoly; it’s not quite what you...
The Monocle Weekly - Trading places
Dominick Tyler walks us through the lush photographic lexicon of the British landscape and writer Mark Gevisser discusses his memoir ‘Lost and Found in Johannesburg’. Plus, we hear about a new exhibition exploring the failures of modernism and urban...
The Monocle Weekly - Literary arts
Featuring Juliet Wilson-Bareau on ‘Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album', Oliver Kamm on his new book ‘Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English Usage', and Dominic Dromgoole from Shakespeare’s Globe on ‘Globe to Globe Hamlet’.
The Monocle Weekly - Global snapshot
We report on a new exhibition highlighting forgotten images from Libya’s past, Ann Morgan introduces new book ‘Reading The World: Confessions of a Literary Explorer’ and a behind-the-scenes look at Studio 54.
The Monocle Weekly - Edition 292
Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound speak to the author Andrew Keen on why the internet is not the answer. Plus curator Mark Sealy explains the relationship between photography and human-rights activism.
The Monocle Weekly - Friday 30 January
Musician Chilly Gonzales joins Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound to discuss his new tracks inspired by Henry III, John McEnroe and others. Plus the history of cotton and art from the Middle East.
The Monocle Weekly - Edition 290
We meet the author of the award-winning play ‘Liberian Girl’, Gerard Russell discusses his new book ‘Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East’, and we’re joined by the editor and publisher of ‘Guantánamo...
The Monocle Weekly - Edition 289
We meet authors John and Jack Sutherland, journey into the world of everyday risk with Polly Morlan and ask Fatos Ustek to explain her ‘Fig-2’ project at London's ICA.
The Monocle Weekly - Edition 288
Artists Rob and Nick Carter explain their solo show *Chinese Whispers*, editor Joe Warwick discusses the new edition of *Where Chefs Eat*, and we explore art in post-Soviet states with Josephine Burton.
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