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Everything Else is a culture podcast from the Financial Times. We're into film not finance, music not markets, and style not stocks. Featuring star guests and presented by John Sunyer and Griselda Murray Brown.

Everything Else is a culture podcast from the Financial Times. We're into film not finance, music not markets, and style not stocks. Featuring star guests and presented by John Sunyer and Griselda Murray Brown.
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United Kingdom

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Everything Else is a culture podcast from the Financial Times. We're into film not finance, music not markets, and style not stocks. Featuring star guests and presented by John Sunyer and Griselda Murray Brown.

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English


Episodes

Food special! To tip or not to tip? Plus: chef Ravinder Bhogal

11/18/2017
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Chef and TV star Ravinder Bhogal describes how women cook differently to men. We explore London’s Borough Market, asking stallholders what makes Christmas Christmas for them. And is tipping on the way out? A quarrel about the bill with food writer and restaurateur Tim Hayward.

Duration: 00:46:54


From Lenin with love

11/11/2017
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Comrades! 100 years since the October Revolution we examine the Russian soul and speak to Pussy Riot's Masha Alyokhina.

Duration: 00:54:20


The lurid appeal of true crime. Plus: Roisin Conaty

11/6/2017
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Is the genre as compelling as ever? Or is it biting the dust? We discuss hit podcast Dirty John and Netflix spoof American Vandal. Later, Al talks to comedian Roisin Conaty about the deathtrap of the perfect heckle.

Duration: 00:47:10


Lionel Shriver

11/3/2017
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In this special episode, Lionel Shriver, the American writer best known for her novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, reads a new short story inspired by the news of 2017. She wrote it for the Word Factory and New Writing North for 'Citizen: The New Story, London's first festival exploring Citizenship', which takes place on November 10-12.

Duration: 00:32:41


Why we sleep. Plus: Chris Kraus on I Love Dick

10/30/2017
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Is sleep the answer to health and happiness? Or is the future sleepless? We talk to neuroscientist Matthew Walker. Gris is quizzed on famous sleepers. And later, she meets Chris Kraus author of cult feminist novel I Love Dick.

Duration: 00:55:35


Class and comedy at the movies. Plus: women respond to Harvey Weinstein

10/23/2017
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This week, we compare a London comedy (Sally Potter's The Party) with a New York one (Noah Baumbach's The Meyerowitz Stories). Gris is conflicted about #MeTo, the social media campaign highlighting the prevalence of sexual harassment. And Al speaks to the poet and playwright Inua Ellams.

Duration: 00:50:23


What's the naughtiest thing you ever did? Plus writer Amit Chaudhuri

10/16/2017
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Can you buy good taste? Kelly Hoppen and Nicky Haslam have the answers. Chaudhuri discusses his mini masterpiece 'Friend of My Youth'. Later, Vince Cable, Ruth Rogers and Jeremy Paxman confess their darkest secrets.

Duration: 00:52:31


Boards and barricades – political theatre. Plus: adventurer Natalia Cohen

10/9/2017
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Can plays improve the world? We ask playwright James Graham and journalist Helen Lewis. Then we meet Natalia Cohen, who rowed across the Pacific Ocean in a little boat called Doris.

Duration: 00:49:13


Peace and love. Plus: Teju Cole

10/2/2017
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The power of pop, Monty Python's 'Every Sperm is Sacred' - and Gris's big news. FT pop critic Ludovic Hunter-Tilney joins us to discuss how music can change the world. Then we talk to writer and photographer Teju Cole about Confederate statues and ways of seeing.

Duration: 00:42:13


Extra scoop: S-Town's Brian Reed

9/29/2017
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A short but sweet extra episode for fans of 'S-Town'. We talk to the host and co-creator of the hit podcast ahead of his UK tour. Contains spoilers!

Duration: 00:12:45


Basquiat, Banksy and Hollie McNish

9/25/2017
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We're back! We head to the Barbican's Basquiat show 'Boom for Real' - then chat to Ekow Eshun about this 'radiant child'. Later, poet and YouTube phenomenon Hollie McNish drops by.

Duration: 00:52:04


Introducing series three

9/22/2017
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The FT's culture podcast is back with a bang on September 25. We've got a new co-host and interviews with Pussy Riot, Teju Cole, Hollie McNish and many more. In our first episode, we discuss Basquiat, Banksy and stripping off on stage. Don't miss out — subscribe on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts

Duration: 00:02:38


Love summer, love lowbrow. Plus: Elizabeth Strout

6/22/2017
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From Baywatch to Justin Bieber, we discuss the best (and worst) of this summer's trashy film and music. Plus: the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Elizabeth Strout on writing about class in the age of Trump.

Duration: 00:40:25


Why 2017 is the year of queer

6/15/2017
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Finally, gay art and writing is getting the attention it deserves. We celebrate with novelist Philip Hensher and critic Jackie Wullschlager. Plus: Twitter's favourite poet Patricia Lockwood remembers growing up in the American Midwest with her gun-toting Catholic 'priestdaddy'.

Duration: 00:36:29


Dystopian dreams and robotic sculpture

6/8/2017
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From Orwell to The Hunger Games, dystopian fiction is back in fashion. But can it offer comfort in troubled times? We discuss the best books, films and the new TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale'. Plus: sculptor Conrad Shawcross on the sinister beauty of machines.

Duration: 00:35:25


Netflix versus Cannes

6/1/2017
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It's the story that dominated the world's premier film festival: we discuss how Netflix is reshaping the future of cinema. Plus: the writer Reni Eddo-Lodge on her new book 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race'.

Duration: 00:32:57


Older, wiser — and happier? Plus: Will Self

5/25/2017
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'Happiness data' says youth is carefree, retirement is bliss, and you muddle through in between. We argue with the FT's Lucy Kellaway about which stage of life is the best. Then: novelist Will Self hotboxes the studio and holds forth on our obsession with smartphones and the future of London.

Duration: 00:33:33


Sorry, you're not on the list

5/18/2017
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Soho House is taking over the world. But can members' clubs ever be cool? We're divided – even after visiting The Ned, London's £200m new hangout. Plus: Irish novelist Eimear McBride on the magic of modernism and 'knicker-sniffing reviews'.

Duration: 00:36:02


We talk to Jude Law. Plus: Trump's wall

5/11/2017
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Hello again! We're back — with a Hollywood A-lister and an architectural conundrum. Jude Law visits the FT to discuss masculinity, "method" and music (he's learning how to play the piano). But first we ask: who will build Donald Trump's wall? What will it look like? And when did architecture turn nasty?

Duration: 00:38:49


Introducing series two

5/5/2017
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The FT's culture podcast Everything Else is coming back soon — featuring interviews with Jude Law, Eimear McBride, Will Self and lots more

Duration: 00:02:58

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