#160: Daft Punk, Will TV Confront COVID?, Obama & Springsteen
Two boomers have started a podcast, and we’re very interested in their home recording setup. Another duo have called it a day, and we reflect back on the soundtrack Daft Punk have given our lives. As big TV shows like Sex & the City, Succession, and Curb Your Enthusiasm go back into production, the question of COVID as a storyline is front of mind. Should TV reflect, or escape reality? And the reactions following “Framing Britney Spears” keep coming, as two women held under the spotlight as kids share their thoughts. Meanwhile Myf is filling the Succession hole with TV show Industry, while Zan is dreaming of beach escapes, reading Barbarian Days.
Slate on Obama & Springsteen’s podcast setup: https://slate.com/human-interest/2021/02/barack-obama-bruce-springsteen-podcast-setup.html
Remembering the genius of Daft Punk: https://www.abc.net.au/doublej/music-reads/features/daft-punk-feature/13182412
Will TV confront COVID or avoid it?: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2021/feb/23/from-sex-and-the-city-to-succession-will-tv-confront-covid-or-ignore-it
Tavi Gevinson: Britney Was Never In Control: https://www.thecut.com/2021/02/tavi-gevinson-britney-spears-was-never-in-control.html
Barbarian Days: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18693910-barbarian-days
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