Jacob Rees-Mogg’s Style Guide; & On Young People Not Watching The News on TV

Have you survived the heat wave? HAVE YOU? This week, Dolly discovers a woman who loves a chandelier, Jared O’Mara resigns after assault charges and his press chief sensationally quit via Jared’s own Twitter, and justice is served as the 4 teenagers who assaulted Melania Geymonat and Chris, in May, are charged. Plus a clip from the archive of Kate Moss and Johnny Depp’s arsecrack. It’ll make sense when you hear it. (God bless the 90s.) 


We discuss Leader of the House of Commons’ Jacob Rees-Mogg’s antiquated style guide (banning the use of ‘very’, ‘lot’, commas after ‘and’ and, (see what we did there?) er, ‘got’) and the practicalities of a life led in Esq. We also discuss how young people get their news and the pros and cons to less television. 


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Links


Taffy Brodesser-Akner on thriving under stress, for Real Simple https://www.realsimple.com/work-life/life-strategies/taffy-brodesser-akner-stress-tips


Elizabeth Day on other people’s kids, for Mail on Sunday’s YOU magazine https://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-7261445/amp/Elizabeth-Day-peoples-kids-really-to.html


Lena Dunham on Love Island and heartbreak, for The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2019/jul/27/lena-dunham-love-island-can-you-love-after-hurt


We’re all content providers now, by Lou Stoppard for The Financial Times https://www.ft.com/content/f4d47bf6-e1ac-11e8-a8a0-99b2e340ffeb


My Name Is Lucy Barton, by Elizabeth Strout


Midnight Chicken by Ella Risbridger Midnight Chicken: & Other Recipes Worth Living For https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1408867761/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_Lw8pDb7JPW1QG


This American Life: Rom Com 

https://www.thisamericanlife.org/638/rom-com


This American Life: Americans In Paris 

https://www.thisamericanlife.org/165/americans-in-paris

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