The Culture

The Culture is a weekly culture and society podcast brought to you by the publishers of The Saturday Paper and The Monthly.
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February 10, 2022
Indie music icon Mitski had already released five albums and received critical acclaim before her 2018 song ‘Nobody’ blew up on TikTok. On her new album, ‘Laurel Hell’, Mitski explores her relationship to the music industry and making art under capitalism, at a moment when she’s more famous than ever.

February 3, 2022
With no promotion or monetisation, Wordle has grown a player base of over two million in a little less than three months. But what is it about this humble word game that has so many people addicted?

November 30, 2021
Writer and musician Eilish Gilligan talks about the new release of Red, how the Taylor’s Version project is transforming the music industry, and the unique relationship she has with her fans.

November 18, 2021
Grammy-nominated musician Courtney Barnett is one the most successful Australian artists performing right now. She’s just released her much-anticipated third studio album, ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’.

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November 5, 2021
Dave Chappelle is one of the most successful comedians in the world, and his latest Netflix special, ‘The Closer’, reportedly made him $20 million. The special has sparked a huge amount of backlash, prompting a staff walkout at Netflix, and calls for the special to be taken down.