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Picks of the week

Danny Wallace and Phil Hilton’s podcast about males and their look goes past the same old “dad bod” dialog, as a spread of celebrities reveal their insecurities and triumphs. Company embrace Sir Chris Hoy, Tim Minchin and Jason Manford. First up is Jameela Jamil, who is especially good worth when overlaying the dad-as-idiot TV trope in addition to recounting seeing actors paint on their six packs. She doesn’t maintain again on her mission to forestall males dealing with the identical physique pressures as ladies have. Hannah Verdier

What The F*** Is Going On …? with Mark Metal
Mark Metal’s new podcast sees the comedian pose that very query to his friends, with authorities u-turns and tradition wars offering him with a lot to rant and rave about (a monologue on anti-vaxxers, “who drink water that’s come by way of pipes which have been there since Queen Victoria” and take unlawful medication, is especially astute). Metal’s son Elliot, 25, gives a ‘youth’ perspective, whereas Peep Present’s Isy Suttie and Guardian columnist Owen Jones are amongst those that be part of him as he speaks gruff fact to energy. Hannah J Davies

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Producer choose: The Different Latif

Chosen by Danielle Stephens

Guantanamo Bay.
How precisely did Abdul Latif Nasser get right here? … Guantanamo Bay. {Photograph}: Thomas Watkins/AFP/Getty Photographs

Radiolab’s The Different Latif handed me by in March 2020 when it first got here out, however this week I noticed a tweet from the present’s presenter Latif Nasser asserting some information that intrigued me (I’m not giving any spoilers). The premise of the present lies with Latif discovering out that his one and solely namesake within the US is definitely detainee 244 at Guantanamo Bay. What follows is Latif’s journey to determine precisely how Abdul Latif Nasser received to the place he was – 15 years incarcerated in some of the infamous prisons on this planet with out trial, and even cost.

In making an attempt to determine whether or not detainee 244 actually is the monster the US authorities painted him to be, presenter Latif takes a broader take a look at American values and the system that permits a person to be held with sketchy proof at finest.

Speaking factors

  • Guardian columnist Marina Hyde made a uncommon look on Right now in Focus to debate the political mayhem of the previous 5 years (and liken Theresa Might to Vin Diesel) for Anushka Asthana’s final episode earlier than new presenters Nosheen Iqbal and Michael Safi take the helm.

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