Standard Issue Podcast

The online magazine by women for women takes to the internet airwaves with its much-loved blend of opinion and humour.

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SIM Ep 428 Chops 183: Megan Phelps Roper has Unfollowed


Our world is more divided than we can ever remember it, but what can we do to change hearts and minds? In this Chops, Hannah chats to Megan Phelps-Roper, author of Unfollow, a memoir about growing up in - and leaving - the notorious W...


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   33m
 
 

SIM Ep 427 Pod 128: Protest, progress and some classic Bette Davis


We've not one, but two, great chats about fascinating books in this week's podcast. Mickey talks to Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga, whose latest novel, This Mournable Body, has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, an...


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SIM Ep 426 Chops 182: Baby Loss Awareness Week


It's Baby Loss Awareness Week, so in this Chops Hannah chats to Karen Burgess, CEO of baby loss counselling charity Petals, and Lia Shimada, one of the bereaved mothers helped by the service. They talk about the shame and blame around the loss of ...


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SIM Ep 425 Outside The Box #27


It's too rainy, right? Let's all spend the weekend in front of the telly catching up on some excellent documentaries. We chat The Social Dilemma, A Perfect Crime and Challenger: The Final Flight in...


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episode 424: SIM Ep 424 Pod 127: Klopping, birthing and “hit it with a hammer!”


Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp and comedian Laura Lexx is the romance we all need right now. Yeah yeah, it’s not real, but it is joyous. You can and should read all about it in Laura’s book, Klopp Actually: (Imaginary) Life With Footb...


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SIM Ep 423 Chops 181: Laura Bates goes manospheric


Incels, pick-up artists, men's rights activists; the internet is literally crawling with angry men and as Laura Bates found out, they are more than happy to indoctrinate youngsters too. The writer and creator of the Everyday Sexism project tells u...


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SIM Ep 422 Flicking #6: Ghostbusters


It's that time of the month where Hannah, Mick and our resident film buff Yosra Osman chat about their favourite films. This time Mick's picked 1984's supernatural comedy classic, Ghostbusters. But what about underused Winston? ...


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SIM Ep 421 Pod 126: Studies, steel and a shameful waste of whiskey


Wondering what lockdown did to the nation's physical and mental health? Then wonder no longer, because this week Hannah's been on the phone to Dr Daisy Fancourt, one of the team behind the Covid Social Study, to find out how things l...


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episode 420: SIM Ep 420 Chops 180: International Safe Abortion Day 2020


Monday 28 September is International Safe Abortion Day and our hard-working, very tired friends at Alliance 4 Choice got in touch to let us know that while the usual March For Choice can’t happen this year because pandemic, they’ve got some activities ...


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episode 419: SIM Ep 419 Pod 125: The joy of Joan, the future of theatre, and sexy pots


One last face-to-face interview before we all become inside people again? You got it. Mick meets up with our music guru/mother of kittens Liz Buckley to celebrate Joan Jett, an incredible musician who isn’t letting turning 62 get in the way of being a ...


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