I am back.. talking about podcasts. At this point, I would be shocked if ANY Craccum reader hasn’t worked out there is always something plugged into these ears.
After getting into podcasts back in 2017, I discovered the UK’s High Low, run by journalists Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes, and to this day have not stopped streaming!
With a witty mix of pop culture, gossip and news, both hosts have light hilarious personalities that make the minutes fly by every episode. Everything is on the table – from Obama’s perspective on wokeness, to Robert Pattinson’s pasta moment and the rise of the ‘cottagecore’ aesthetic, they keep it entertaining and provide something for everyone.
Some of their best segments include book reviews – my god there are some gems. Peep Sally Rooney’s Normal People being discussed LONG before it became a worldwide phenomenon and Fatima Bhutto’s hit The Runaways.
They prove time and time again why they are such a hit podcast, especially in their English homeland, and are a great example of a joyful friendship- listeners are lucky to get a glimpse into these sparkling conversations.
The laughs, the seriousness and the eye rolling is all in this easy hour long weekly package, ready for your consumption. If you’re looking for some new ear candy, this is the place to find it!
8.5/10: It’s the way they combined the names Pandora & Dolly to get ‘Panny-D’ as a name for Corona for me.