Category: podcasting and audio
Meet the Manchester artists taking on street harassment
Singer-songwriters, Olivia Browse and Jozef Scott have had enough. Harry Browse talks to them about sticking out, cat-calling and clowning around. Jozef and Olivia, both 20, started writing music when they were teenagers, hungry to escape the small towns where they’re from. Now in their final year at the British Institute of Modern Music in…
Should we ban eating on public transport?
The Chief Medical Officer for the United Kingdom Dame Sally Davies has recommended banning eating food on public transport in a bid to combat childhood obesity. At current rates, nearly four in ten children could be obese by the time they leave primary school in 2024. I asked people in Sheffield if they agree.
‘Balance’ Collection, Lush Showcase 2018
Lush asked me to write spoken word pieces capturing the feeling of ‘re-balance’; the feeling of restorative harmony after unrest or turmoil. This was for a soundtrack to be played in the Lush Mood space at this year’s Showcase in Manchester. Below are three poems; Allongé, Beachy Head, and When the Rain Passes. Be prepared to cringe at the…
How drag f*cks with gender
I’ve been bored over summer and I tried my hand at writing a little podcast essay about drag and gender. It was during one of RuPaul’s first television appearances on the Geraldo Show when he quoted his famous line, “We’re all born naked and the rest is drag.” In this podcast, I challenge RuPaul’s more…