Cottagecore, Covidism & Other Lockdown Theories; Plus, An Author Special with Samantha Irby

Today we discuss the surprising lockdown sales boom, an animal fact and a few new pandemic lifestyle theories. Just another episode of The High Low, then.


We also ring up Samatha Irby in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to discuss her hilarious new essay collection (a joy for anxiety-ridden times) wow, no thank you. 


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Links

wow, no thank you, by Samantha Irby - out now

I've craved a slower pace of life - and want to make it permanent, a Dear Mariella column for The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/may/10/i-have-craved-a-slower-pace-of-life-and-want-to-make-it-permanent-mariella-frostrup

The lockdown dick margin, by Lauren Bravo for Refinery29 https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/bad-temper-lockdown

The buzz of big cities is losing out to cottagecore, by India Knight for The Sunday Times https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/coronavirus-what-is-the-point-of-cities-with-no-buzz-h532fgnjd

My sister died of coronavirus. She needed care, but her life was not disposable. By Rory Kinnear for The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/may/12/rory-kinnearsister-protect-vulnerable-coronavirus-rory-kinnear

Things need me, by Charles Simic https://www.instagram.com/p/B_-gZk4jkFP/?igshid=cerd2jisw0n4

As isolation drags on, I've found myself wanting to be a friend to myself, by Emma Jane Unsworth for Grazia, issue published May 5th

Tayari Jones on Open Book https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/books-and-authors/id331296649?i=1000474155261

Cate Blanchett on WTF https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast/id329875043?i=1000474214665

Laura Marling on The Adam Buxton podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-adam-buxton-podcast/id1040481893?i=1000474168608

Steve Martin on Fresh Air https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/fresh-air/id214089682?i=1000474020262

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