Pandora’s listened to a podcast on ‘workism’ - the idea that work is now the cornerstone of your identity - and it’s changed her life; meanwhile, Dolly’s t**s deep in Doris Day nostalgia.
We talk Danny Baker’s racist tweet, why maternity clothes should be modelled by pregnant models the Philippines’ proposed ban on gossip. How many mins do you gossip each day? A new study tells us the answer.
And we host journalist, author and mental health campaigner Bryony Gordon to discuss her new book You Got This and why we need to focus on the mental health of and myths fed to teenage girls.
You Got This, by Bryony Gordon
The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read, by Philippa Perry
Mama’s Boy, by Dustin Lance Black
Louis Theroux: Mothers on the Edge, BBC iPlayer
The Ezra Klein Show: Work as identity, burnout as lifestyle https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-ezra-klein-show/id1081584611?i=1000436045971
Louis Theroux on Desert Island Discs: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00050p7
Alexis Georgoulis interviewed for The Times: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/its-spiro-from-the-durrells-and-hes-single-zg3hgf6kn
Eddie Izzard on Joe Rogan: https://www.reddit.com/r/JoeRogan/comments/bk34bd/joe_rogan_experience_1289_eddie_izzard/
Phoebe Waller Bridge on THR Awards Chatter: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awards-chatter/id1039032256?i=1000437565819
Grumpy Cat has died and we came last (again) in Eurovision. This week Dolly's down a Doris Day content-hole and Pandora's bewitched by the Instagram account @90sanxiety.
We discuss Alabama's new abortion ban - the most restrictive in the States - voted in by 25 white men and reflect on the...
The new royal baby, the Caster Semenya furore, the 'hogspital' and the proposed raise to the minimum wage - oh, and 86% of people have revealed that they are disappointed by the Mona Lisa. Sorry, Lis.
Dolly's discovered tribute bands and Pandora's t**s-deep in Refinery 29's Money Diaries...
Welcome back to the summer term, High Lowers! We recap some news and bring you a boat load of televisual, podcast and - mainly - book recommendations. Plus, Dolly falls for the ultimate whale hoax/ocean con. Enjoy.
American Marriage, by...