Paper Cuts

Paper Cuts

By Podmasters

Have you SEEN the state of the papers today? PAPER CUTS has. In our now DAILY podcast, some of Britain’s sharpest commentators and funniest comedians come together to look at the madness, the strangeness, the obsessions, and – occasionally – the brilliance of our national press. Host Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalists and comedians like Jason Hazeley, Fin Taylor, Jonn Elledge, Alex Von Tunzelmann, Grainne Maguire, Rob Hutton, Athena Kugblenu, Marcus Brigstocke and many more. Illustrations by Modern Toss: https://moderntoss.com

Episodes

Lettuce Liz goes mad in America – Barking Bad! Meet Joe Biden’s hell-hound – Are you too posh for Wetherspoon's?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Lettuce to America. Five-minute Prime Minister Liz Truss meets even madder Republicans at C-PAC, the Glastonbury of American’s barmy Right. Canine Chaos. Joe Biden’s German Shepard is biting everything in sight and The Star is obsessed. Plus – Is your pub posh enough? The spectre of a new Wetherspoon's terrifies locals in an exclusive neighbourhood. Miranda Sawyer is joined by The Bunker Podcast host Jacob Jarvis and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/02/24·33m 2s

Chaos in the Commons – Are the middle-class skint? – London’s new mega hotel for poshos

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Disorder, Disorder! The Commons speaker fights for his political life after Parliament descended into chaos.  Plus – Stuck in the middle! The middle-class are struggling to get by, according to The Times… on sixty grand a year. Get a room! London’s BT Tower is to become a super sleek hotel – and we’re fascinated. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: https://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/02/24·29m 32s

Prince William’s Gaza plea – Trolleyed? Spannered? How do you say “I’m drunk”? – Roll up for Elton’s car boot sale

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: The Prince’s Speech. The King in waiting weighs in on the Gaza crisis and the papers are shocked. You cabbaged mullard, you cheap nasty fluthered. The British have more words for being drunk than anyone else and we’re extremely patriotic about it. Plus – Trinket Man. Inside Elon John’s Christie’s auction.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by The Bunker podcast host Andrew Harrison and comedian Ian Smith. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Mike Bollen. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/02/24·31m 49s

David Cameron vs. dirty Russian money – Dad bods vs. lady bods – The Mail’s Liz Jones vs. reality

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Dirty cash convertors. The i explains how Lord Cameron is angering banks with plans for using dirty Russian money. Let’s get physical. Boffins at The Times have proof that women workout better than men. Plus – Bad Blood. Liz Jones is back in the Daily Mail to tell the world that she’s just like Taylor Swift and loves writing about her grudges.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by Podmasters big mouth Jacob Jarvis and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/02/24·31m 52s

Bad Badenoch lays into Post Office ex-chairman – Barbenheimer row settled at the Baftas – The Star solves JFK mystery

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Lost in the post Kemi Badenoch picks a fight with ex-chair of the Post Office after she’s accused of delaying payouts to victims. Box office bomb Oppenheimer cleans up at the Baftas. Plus – Whodunnit? The Star has figured out who shot JFK. Alex Von Tunzlemann is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge and stand-up comic Matt Green. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: https://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex Von Tunzlemann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/02/24·31m 28s

Best of the Extra Bits

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: It’s the best of the extra bits! We’ve compiled some of the best subscriber only exclusive content. Knickers in a twist? Top 10 things YOU didn’t know about pants. I will always love you! The Guardian’s list of Dolly Parton songs is frankly… extremely heterosexual. Busting out the fancy crockery! Le Creuset is in trouble and we’re devastated. Kind Regards x. Why your email signature tells us everything about you. Teach it new tricks. The Guardian’s melted our hearts with a piece about old dogs but not everyone is on board.  Miranda Sawyer and Alex von Tunzelmann are joined by all your favourites, including: Marcus Brigstocke, Andrew Harrison, Jacob Jarvis, Ava Santina, Jason Hazeley, Fin Taylor, Robert Hutton, Jonn Elledge, Scottee, Gráinne Maguire and more! Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: https://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer and Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/02/24·27m 19s

Sunak double defeat as economy slumps – London’s train lines too ‘woke’ for Mail – Skint? Why not buy a private island?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Just a little recession… Britain slips into a “technical recession”, and we’re confused. Off the rails. TFL has renamed London Overground Lines and some of the press are in a predictable rage. Plus – Isle be off, then. Would you live on a private island? Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist John Crace of The Guardian and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/02/24·31m 6s

Trump ally to David Cameron: “Kiss my ass” – Nigella vs Nutella – “I relived the worst wedding night ever”

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Apocalypse Soon! David Cameron and MAGA “hot mess” Marjorie Taylor Greene in spat over Ukraine spending and the papers are braced for war. Salman like you. The Mail has the scoop on the bizarre bromance between the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and… Johnny Depp? Plus – Very berry, very vulgar. Nigella’s anti-Nutella fatwa gives the Times an excuse for the definitive guide to which foods are vulgar. Andrew Harrison is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Fin Taylor – on tour now, people! Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: http://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin and Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/02/24·36m 20s

Harry and Meg’s ‘disgusting’ website – J.Lo’s absurd $20 million love letter – The Guardian ruins Valentine’s Day

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Meg-site drama. Harry and Meghan’s website rebrand causes another Royal rift and enrages the Daily Mail. When Jenny met Benny! Jennifer Lopez spilled the beans on her relationship with Ben Affleck to Vanity Fair. Plus – What’s love got to do with it? The Guardian celebrates Valentine's Day by ruining the concept of romance.  Jacob Jarvis is joined by journalist Zing Tsjeng of Vice News and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: https://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Jacob Jarvis. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Mike Bolen. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/02/24·29m 26s

Labour chaos at cursed by-election – The weird world of erotic podcasts – Is it time to murder The Muppets?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: If you’re in a poll, stop digging. The Rochdale by-election is thrown into chaos as Labour dumps its candidate. We listened to ‘erotic podcasts’ so you don’t have to. Guardian journalist gets something sexy in their ear. Plus – The case against Miss Piggy. The i Paper wants to kill The Muppets. How dare they? Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Ben Blissett of the TLDR News and comedian Daniel Foxx. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: https://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/02/24·32m 57s

Shock as Trump backs Russia to attack allies – Why is Gen Z so boring? – The Times' posh dates gone wrong

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Trump threat. The former US president threatens to abandon NATO allies to Putin, as The FT leads with his 11 point lead on the economy. Gen Zzz… Young people aren’t leaving their houses and The Guardian thinks it knows why. Plus – Tea for two! Journalists from The Times share their worst dates and they’re all terribly posh.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Chris Lochery of PopBitch and comedian and actor Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/02/24·33m 10s

Starmer climate U-turn unites the papers – Attack of the robot toothbrushes! – Inside Vogue’s bumper celebrity love-in

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Ain’t easy being green. The press react to Labour’s U-turn on green investment. Brush up on your cyber security. Boffins warn of cyber threat risked by… toothbrushes? The fashion crowd. Vogue crams forty celebrities onto its latest cover. Plus – King of the biscuits! The Telegraph’s biscuit poll closes and we have counted the votes. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Coco Khan of Pod Save The UK and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/02/24·35m 28s

Sunak’s horrible trans “joke” backfires – No la la! France in sex recession – Weird ways to welcome Spring

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Mind your PMQs. Rishi Sunak tries a trans joke in the Commons and everyone is horrified… except the usual papers. No l’amour? France is boules-deep in a sex recession. Plus – Spruce spring-team. The Guardian reveals bizarre rituals to welcome the change of seasons. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by The Bunker podcast host Andrew Harrison and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: https://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin and Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/02/24·32m 13s

Meet the PopCons: Liz Truss’s mad new gang – “Why King’s cancer is all about ME” says Sarah Vine – The Telegraph’s battle of the biscuits

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: All con, no pop. The new Popular Conservatives or “Popcon” group launched and it went really well, honest. The Royal We. Day Umpteen of King Charles’s cancer scare and every columnist is making it about themselves. Plus – Slam Dunk. The Telegraph nails a column about biscuits and we’re over the moon. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of The New Statesman and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: https://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/02/24·34m 16s

King Charles cancer bombshell — Rishi’s crass Rwanda bet with Piers Morgan — Gregg Wallace goes full Alan Partridge

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: The King’s illness. The papers are dominated by King Charles’ cancer diagnosis. Wanna bet? Rishi Sunak sat down with Piers Morgan, before placing a tasteless bet with the TV host... Plus – Food for thought? Gregg Wallace has dropped his daily routine in The Telegraph. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by The Bunker Podcast host Jacob Jarvis and comedian Matt Green. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/02/24·31m 57s

Papers horror at 'XL bully’ attack – Inside the robot homes of the mega-rich – Was 1974 really the worst year in pop?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Dangerous Dogs. A fatal dog attack by suspected XL Bullies dominates the front pages. Bad Manors. Billionaires want smart homes to do everything for them. Plus – Out of tunes. The Telegraph reckons 1974 was the worst year of pop music. The panel disagrees.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Chris Lochery of PopBitch and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: https://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/02/24·32m 40s

TikTok vs. the music biz – The great reality show rip-off – Boffins blast rugby brain-bashing

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Off the beat. Universal Music Group is pulling its songs from TikTok and the papers are fascinated. Gone to pot. Reality show prizes are way down, winners aren’t splurging on huge holidays any more, and we’re upset. Plus – It’s a scrum old do. Rugby is the latest thing those boffins are ruining. Miranda Sawyer is joined by comedy writer Jason Hazeley and comedian and Self Help podcast host Scottee. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: https://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/02/24·36m 12s

“Take more sickies!” say boffins – Want to buy Berlusconi’s bunga-bungalow? – The Guardian's strict new restaurant rules

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Sickies good for health! The Star reveals sick days actually benefit you and your boss. Mega-mansion for sale. Silvio Berlusconi’s infamous beachside estate is up for sale and the FT has the scoop. Plus – Fork off! The Guardian’s 16 new restaurant rules have us divided. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Fin Taylor. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/02/24·32m 29s

Would you let Elon Musk chip your brain? — Tabloid frenzy over Rashford night out — Tinder swindle! Why you should ditch dating apps

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Coming up in a Rash. Footballer Marcus Rashford’s twelve-hour tequila bender has the press in a tizz. Mind blowing. Elon Musk puts a chip in a human brain and we don’t fancy it. Plus – Total swipe-out. One of our fave sex columnists is binning dating apps. Is she MAD? Miranda Sawyer is joined by The Bunker Podcast host Jacob Jarvis and comedian Kyrah Gray. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin and Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/01/24·36m 22s

Will Taylor Swift spell doom for Trump? – Meet the Tories’ ‘Evil Plotters’ – Bigfoot mania: Sasquatch this space!

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Blank Space on the Ballot. Republican headbangers are convinced Taylor Swift is going to swing the presidential election. Tory-on-Tory attacks increase. The Guardian exposes Michael Gove and Kemi Badenoch’s ‘Evil Plotters’ WhatsApp group. Plus – Can’t bear it! US boffins are closer to the truth of Bigfoot than ever. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Rebecca Reid of the i and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin and Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/01/24·32m 30s

Boris Johnson's nonsense army promise – The Sun's insatiable football love rat – Telegraph tells women to act like men

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Dad’s Barmy. Boris Johnson says he’ll sign up to the army if conscription happens. Love rat latest. Man City star Kyle Walker apologises to wife after affair – via the front page of The Sun. Plus – Man up. The Telegraph tells women to act like men to relieve their stress. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of The Critic and comedian Ian Smith. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/01/24·34m 49s

The Traitors finale makes the papers go crazy – Bra baroness's assets get frozen – Has Cillian Murphy got the most Irish dad ever?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: I swear to you, I’m faithful! It’s The Traitors final tonight and the press can hardly contain itself. Freezing that Mone. A court has frozen £75 million worth of Michelle Mone’s assets. Plus – What’ll the neighbours think? Oscar nominee Cillian Murphy’s family are the most Irish parents ever. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/01/24·33m 8s

Not ANOTHER Post Office scandal? – Come again? Searching for The Mail's missing orgasms – Men: “Sorry, we’re rubbish”

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Post traumatic. Turns out there’s another software scandal at the Post Office. What went wrong with ‘Capture’? La petite mort. Woman married for 35 years had five children but never had an orgasm. The Daily Mail has the scoop. Plus – Undelivered male! Paper Cuts hero Simon Mills of The Times on how men sneakily lean into their own uselessness.   Miranda Sawyer is joined by The Bunker podcast host Jacob Jarvis and comedian and TikTok Star Daniel Foxx. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin, Kieron Leslie and Mike Bollen. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/01/24·33m 32s

Get Sunak! The Tories are fighting again - Could Brits get sent to war in Russia? – How mad Guardian features happen

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Can we have a refund? The Tories might be about to change leader again and the press can hardly contain itself. Where did the generals keep his armies? British public to be called up in event of war with Russia, says army chief. Plus – Make it a long read! How to write a Guardian feature featuring a Guardian feature writer. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rhik Samadder of The Guardian and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin, Kieron Leslie and Mike Bollen. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/01/24·29m 55s

The last chance to beat Trump? – Starmer says: 'Stop the woke war' – Barking mad! Pets go feral after lockdowns

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Trump Card. Republican candidate Nikki Haley has a big night ahead if she’s going to beat Donald Trump to the nomination. We don’t want your woke trees. The Daily Mail is angry at Keir Starmer for backing the National Trust. Plus – Don’t let the dogs out! Pandemic pooches really do behave worse. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Matt Green. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/01/24·29m 13s

Measles outbreak: Are the papers to blame? — The bonkers life of Argentina's new First Lady — Women! You’re doing it all wrong again!

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Why is measles back? Fewer kids are being vaccinated and the Mail has questions to answer. The new Evita! The papers are obsessed with the Argentinian President’s glam girlfriend. Plus – Women, get better at stuff! You’re doing it all wrong again, ladies, but don’t worry, the papers have lots of advice. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist and host of Pod Save the UK Coco Khan and Dead Ringers impressionist Jan Ravens. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/01/24·30m 54s

Hero Prince drives to see sick wife – Being kind makes you miserable, says The Guardian – Shag more for Jesus, says Pope

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Royally Driven. Amazing scenes as man drives car to see his wife in hospital. Reasons to be Cheerful. The Guardian asks if you can fill your life with joy in just 7 minutes a day. (Spoiler: no).  Plus – Like A Virgin. His Horniness the Pope says sexual pleasure is a gift from God and the tabloids are shocked. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Fin Taylor. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/01/24·29m 32s

Why are Charles and Kate in hospital? – Gruesome childcare tips of yore – Man boobs win Fashion Week

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Royal health mysteries. Press panic as King Charles and Princess Kate in hospitals for separate operations. Baby cages and toddler straitjackets. The Guardian reveals the history of childcare and it’s grotty. Plus – Platty moobs! Male cleavage is the new men’s style trend, say Fashion Week watchers. Miranda Sawyer is joined by TLDR News lead writer Ben Blissett and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/01/24·37m 54s

Are the Tories finally falling apart? – The Guardian goes mad for rats – Kate Moss’s never-ending birthday

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Sunak suffers worst revolt yet. Infamous “30p Lee” Anderton strops off. How fast will the Tories fall apart over Rwanda? Nibble and squeak. The Guardian reveals the secret life of rats and we’re fascinated. Plus – Many, many, many happy returns. Kate Moss’s birthday celebrations enter their umpteenth week. Miranda Sawyer is joined by comedian Marcus Brigstocke and Podmasters Group Editor Andrew Harrison. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Mike Bollen. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/01/24·31m 14s

What Trump’s Iowa mega-win means – Did Harry and Meghan really steal The Queen's nickname? – YOU could be buried next to Karl Marx

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Return of the Don. Trump wins the Iowa caucus. Just how monumental was his victory? What's in a name? The Daily Mail is furious that Harry and Meghan ‘stole’ the Queen’s nickname for daughter Lillibet. Plus – X Marx the spot. The Telegraph says you can be buried next to Karl Marx, for just £25k.  Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by The Bunker host Jacob Jarvis and comedian Grainne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Mike Bollen. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/01/24·32m 52s

Sunak’s doom poll – Psychedelic Musk’s drug dilemma – Prof’s plant-powered porn palaver

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Total wipeout! Major poll indicates the Conservatives would be obliterated in an election – and the press are in a tizz. X-tasy. Elon Musk allegedly takes psychedelics regularly. Does it matter? Plus – Plant-Based Sausage! The Times reports that a University of Wisconsin Chancellor has been making vegan porn on the side. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rebecca Reid and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/01/24·29m 35s

Why are we bombing Houthi rebels? – AirBnB in “tent in a kitchen” storm – The Guardian vs dodgy Instagram ads

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Escalation in the Middle east. US and UK bomb Houthi rebel military locations in Yemen, catching the papers flat-footed. Indoor glamping? London AirBnB in Chinatown offers a literally in-tents experience. Plus Fake bargains on your feed. Those Instagram ads aren’t actually great deals, says Guardian exposé. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Athena Kugblenu. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/01/24·36m 37s

Sunak caves to Postmasters – Posh school poo horror – “Women! You’re doing it wrong!” say the press

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Justice in 3-5 business days. As the Post Office scandal rumbles on, are the Government’s plans for redress enough? I’ve over-Eton. Posh private school’s sewers are overflowing and the papers are gleeful. Plus – Women! Sort yourselves out! It’s Thursday and that means the papers telling their female readers what bad people they are. Miranda Sawyer is joined by comedian Marcus Brigstocke and Podmasters Group Editor Andrew Harrison.  Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/01/24·32m 48s

The Post Office scandal becomes a firestorm – How to beat online love scammers – Sad hubby’s foot fetish flop

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: The Post Office scandal spreads. Turns out IT company Fujitsu earned billions in public money even after the disaster was exposed. Why did Sunak do nothing? Fake love on the internet. The Times has the scoop on romance scammers who swindle people out of thousands. Plus – Guardian Sole-mates. Foot-fetish Guardianista’s love life kicks the bucket. Miranda Sawyer is joined by host of The Bunker podcast Jacob Jarvis and comedian Jan Ravens of Dead Ringers. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/01/24·31m 48s

Do the Epstein sex tapes really exist? – Is “face yoga” just middle-class gurning? – Stockport mystery meat mystery!

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Epstein sex tapes latest. Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex tapes have everyone talking, but do they actually exist? Mystery meat. Piles of meat are appearing in Stockport. Seriously. What’s going on? Plus – Gurning down the house. Is “face yoga” the secret to infinite youth? The Guardian investigates. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/01/24·35m 45s

Post Office scandal anger grows – Social media “Oldfluencers” take over – Terror at 16,000ft!

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Post Traumatic. Why does it take an ITV drama to make the press and Government pay attention to the Post Office scandal? Help! The Aged! OAP social media influencers are beating Gen Z personalities in the battle for clout. Squeaky clean. The mouse that tidies up. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of The Critic and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/01/24·36m 16s

Who’s on the Epstein List? – Is it the end for Prince Andrew? – Saltburn resurrects Sophie Ellis-Bextor

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Epstein Files released. Who’s on the list of names from Virginia Guiffre’s defamation case against Jeffery Epstein? And is it final bad news for Prince Andrew? Beauty is pain. The Guardian reveals old beauty remedies and we don’t recommend them. Plus – Crying (with happiness) at the discotheque. Tiktok has revived Sophie Ellis Bextor and we couldn’t be happier. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist and TLDR News host Ben Blissett and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/01/24·37m 21s

Dartbreak for Littler – Is “Starmergeddon” real? – R.I.P. the Captain Tom Spa

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Dartbroken! Luke Littler’s incredible Ally Pally run comes to an end and the papers will never recover. New Year, New Keir. Can Starmer get the press onside? Plus – Spa Wars. The papers react as Captain Tom’s memorial health farm faces demolition.  Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of the Critic and comedian Fin Taylor. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/01/24·29m 25s

Sunak’s dodgy asylum numbers – The Guardian can’t quit its phone – Mickey Mouse goes feral

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Seeking asylum seekers. Sunak says 100,000 asylum cases have been sorted, but the numbers don’t add up. Zero missed calls. A Guardian journalist tries to break his phone addiction by… spending an enormous amount of time on it? Plus – Taking the Mickey. The original Steamboat Mickey Mouse is out of copyright and the papers are fascinated. Miranda Sawyer is joined by The Bunker podcast Host Jacob Jarvis and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin and Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/01/24·33m 50s

Boy wonder takes dart world by storm – Plus, steamy DJ's sauna mission

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Bullseye! Teen wonderkid Luke Littler is through to the World Dart Championship semi-final. The Scenic Route. Cargo ships are diverting from the Red Sea due to attacks – and the i has the scoop. Plus – Steam roller, The Guardian tells the story of superstar DJ Rob da Bank’s mission to make the Isle of Wight the UK’s sauna capital. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist and author Alex von Tunzelmann and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/01/24·36m 19s

Year in review part 3: Trump arrested, Braverman booted and Cameron returns

We’ve read the papers so you didn’t have to, and we’re wrapping up our yearly review.  Today, September to December: He’s Don it Again.. President Trump is convicted and indicted in numerous different civil and criminal cases and the press were all over it. Rebel Rebel! Suella Braverman is sacked as home secretary and Tory infighting gets dirtier. Plus – Mask off moment. What have we learnt from the Covid inquiry? Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of The New Statesman and comedian Fin Taylor. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait & Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/12/23·32m 2s

Year in review part 2: Boris bogs off, Schofield scandal and Prince Charles gets a promotion

This year, we read the papers so you didn’t have to. Here’s the second part of our year in review.  Today, May to August: God Save Us From The King’s Coronation. Prince Charles moaned through his long awaited promotion. This Morning has Broken. The UK is thrown into chaos as Philip Schofield steps down from ITV’s This Morning. Plus – Clown leaves the circus. Boris Johnson resigns as an MP before partygate documents are released. Miranda Sawyer is joined by comedian Gráinne Maguire and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/12/23·35m 56s

Year in review part 1: Rishi’s promises, Gary Lineker vs. the BBC and Sturgeon quits

This year, we read the papers so you didn’t have to. Here’s the first part of our year in review.  Today, January to April: New Year, Same Rishi. Sunak unveiled his five pledges, how’s that gone for him? Sturgeon under Scrutiny. The Scottish first minister resigned in March unexpectedly… or so we thought. Plus – Own Goal. Impartiality row erupts over Gary Lineker’s use of social media. Miranda Sawyer is joined by stand up Athena Kugblenu and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/12/23·38m 57s

Judge orders Epstein friends to be named – plus, Times goes all-in on “rizz” and “the ick”

We read the papers so you don’t have to. On today’s edition: Nonce upon a time. US Judge says names can be revealed in the Epstein case and the papers are salivating. Rizzky Business. The papers are tackling the big issues, such as who had the most Rizz in 2023? Plus – Lists give us the Ick... The Times list of icks has us perplexed. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Follow us for the Paper Cuts 2023 Specials over Christmas!  Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/12/23·40m 43s

Marvel star fired for assault – plus, Miss France in “woke hair” kerfuffle?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Putting the villain in super villain. The papers react to Marvel star Jonathan Majors’ assault conviction and subsequent sacking by Disney/Marvel. Bad Hair Day? Miss France is won by a contestant with short hair for the first time ever and the papers are stunned. Plus – Hey big spender! Bank Monzo has the receipts for your spending this year… literally. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of the Critic and comedian Fin Taylor. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/12/23·29m 15s

Tory peer Mone admits she lied about £60m PPE profits – plus Posh Scrooge mum who’s not buying ANY presents this year

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Baroness Bra busted. Tory Peer Michelle Mone admits she lied to the press about COVID PPE. Bragging Season. The Guardian knows what you should boast about this year. Plus – Cruising in a Winter Wonderland. Tom Cruise and his girlfriend Elsina’s disguises for Winter Wonderland couldn’t fool the Sun. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Matt Green. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production. Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin & Kieron Leslie. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/12/23·39m 32s

Vapes of Wrath: Dirty tricks of Big Tobacco exposed – plus Lost Brit boy found in French mountains… and it’s all a bit weird

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Up In Smoke. Scoop as Times exposes Big Tobacco funding dodgy science to promote vaping. I’m A Kid, Get Me Home From Here! Long lost Oldham kid found in Southern France and the details are stranger than you think. Plus – Adopt a banker for Christmas! The Telegraph says white middle-class rich guys are an endangered species so we’re raising money to buy a teeny-tiny violin.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Alex Rees. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/12/23·38m 39s

Bonk to the future! The Sun has the sex obsessions of 2024 – plus, Have the middle classes ruined Christmas?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Gold, Frankincense and meh… The Telegraph tells us how the middle class has ruined Christmas. Women! Know your place! The Mail’s Femail section is in a rage about mums who want time off for Christmas. Plus – Fancy a bit of “gooning”? The Sun reveals the sex words of tomorrow and we’re not convinced… Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by comedy writer Jason Hazeley and Andrew Harrison of Oh God, What Now? and The Bunker.  Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/12/23·37m 10s

The insane life of Tom Cruise’s new Russian girlfriend – plus, Rwanda Rishi’s close shave

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: They think it’s all over. It is… for now. Sunak narrowly survives Tory Rwanda rebellion and the papers are surprised. Mission Improbable. Tom Cruise is dating a high-maintenance Russian lady and we’re big fans of her preposterous life. Plus – Fear the Feline. The Guardian proves once and for all that cats are evil. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and Dead Ringers regular Jan Ravens. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/12/23·32m 5s

Rishi rattled over Rwanda and COVID inquiry – plus Zara puts Gaza campaigners in a rage

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Rebels without a clue. Sunak’s on the ropes, both wings of the Tory party are rebelling… and the PM’s forgotten how to use a phone. Hate couture. Fashion giant Zara’s new photo campaign provokes angry backlash from Gaza protestors. Plus, Turning the air blue. There’s far more swearing on the TV than there used to be, the Times is outraged… and even Doctor f***ing Who is at it.  Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of The Critic and comedian Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/12/23·35m 28s

Could jungle snake Farage really take over the Tories? – plus, The best of the celeb interviews: Sex, lies… and ceramics?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: I’m an egomaniac, get me out of here! Nigel Farage comes a not-very-impressive third on I’m A Celebrity but the right-wing press are still besotted. Bad Marriages for Life. We fillet bonkers blockbuster celebrity interviews with Jada Pinkett Smith, Julianne Moore and Bryan Adams in the Observer and Mail. Plus – Yule be back. The Times knows how to make Christmas parties great again. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist and host of Pod Save the UK Coco Khan and comedian Gráinne Maguire, Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/12/23·37m 41s

Lying and Crying: Boris disgraces himself again – plus, Christmas carols crisis at The Guardian!

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Tory meltdown on all fronts. Boris blows it at the COVID Inquiry while the Party starts to tear itself apart, again. Not-so-silent night. The Guardian ranks the best and worst Christmas carols and we’re perplexed. Plus – Catch that spider and peel me an orange. The Telegraph digs out the tiny acts of love that keep couples together.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Ava Santina of PoliticsJOE and comedian Fin Taylor. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/12/23·30m 10s

Braverman restarts the Tory Civil War – plus, Is Taylor Swift really the Person of the Year?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: The Tories are revolting. Braverman torpedoes Sunak, Immigration Minister Jenrick stages a flounce and the press is loving it. Boris in the hot seat… The former PM gives evidence to the Covid Inquiry and the papers aren’t impressed. Person Of The Year (Taylor’s Version). Taylor Swift is Time Magazine’s person of the year, but who else is in that particular Hall of Fame? Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/12/23·38m 33s

Boris gets his COVID excuses in early – plus, Is this Britain’s worst Christmas display?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: A plague on his house. It’s Johnson’s turn to give evidence to the Covid Inquiry, and the Bojo Press are covering for him like crazy. Can you booze like a boomer? The i paper makes its Gen Z writer drink two whole vodka and lemonades… with catastrophic results. Plus – Winter Blunderland. The search for Britain’s most pathetic Christmas displays is GO.  Andrew Harrison is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/12/23·33m 14s

Episode 100! What’s “Rizz” and have you got it? – plus, Brit wins World Mullet Championship

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Cyber Tuesday! Government advice for cyber attacks? Stock up on candles. Rizzky Business… The word of the year has been announced, and the papers are perplexed. Plus – The Mane Man. Plucky Brit wins international Mullet competition, and the tabloids have the details. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist and author Alex von Tunzelmann and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/12/23·36m 20s

Does Starmer really love Thatcher? – plus How to handle Christmas hell

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: We wish you a Maggie Christmas? Starmer tries to woo Conservative voters by invoking Thatcher in the Telegraph. Squiffy Season. The secret to a fun Christmas is.. staying sober? Plus – Ice can’t believe it… Why don’t the broadsheets care about the snow in the north? Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Vote for Paper Cuts in the Podbible Listener Poll. podbiblemag.com/pod-bible-listener-polls-2023-vote-now/ Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tate. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/12/23·35m 56s

Kissinger, Shane MacGowan, Alistair Darling, Jimmy Corkhill – They’re with the angels now

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Day of the dead. The papers are filled with obituaries to Henry Kissinger, Shane MacGowan, Alistair Darling and Dean “Jimmy Corkhill” Sullivan. Hancock-up. Former health secretary Matt Hancock’s embarrassing day at the Covid inquiry. Plus – Snoop dogging. A private investigator tells the i how to tell if your partner is cheating. Miranda Sawyer is joined by New Statesman columnist Jonn Elledge and Rob Hutton of The Critic. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Alex Rees. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/12/23·33m 44s

Why is the BBC trashing Newsnight? – plus Johnnies Rotten! Horrible contraceptives from history

It’s just about still Black Friday with 10% off our merch at Podmarket.co.uk We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: A chorus of condomnation. The Guardian dives into the gory history of contraception. Less News, more Night. The BBC cuts Newsnight and the Times has the details. Plus – Emoji representation matters. A kid’s campaign to change the 🤓emoji gets the press all 🧐🤔🤨.  Host Andrew Harrison is joined by journalist Ava Santina of PoliticsJOE and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/11/23·35m 25s

Did Conor McGregor spark a riot? – Plus, How swinging could save your marriage

It’s still Black Friday with 10% off our merch at Podmarket.co.uk We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Dublin Riots. What did Conor McGregor have to do with last week’s chaos in Dublin? Sunak’s eco-chamber. Panicky PM comes up with emergency green ideas just in time for COP28. Plus – Swing When You’re Winning. Confessions of a middle-class swinger in The Telegraph.  Host Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge and comedian Vittorio Angelone. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/11/23·37m 21s

Rishi loses his marbles – plus Poshos in poverty cosplay

It’s still Black Friday with 10% off our merch at Podmarket.co.uk We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Acropolis now! Sunak falls out with the Greek PM over the Parthenon marbles. And so this is Christmas.. or is it? The papers are divided over whether it’s still too early to get festive. Plus – Peasant Valley Sunday. Posh people are dressing up as simple country folk for some reason and the Times loves it. Host Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/11/23·32m 57s

Harry and Meghan book dishes new Royal dirt – Plus are you a Stop The Boats Steve or a Remainer Ruth?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Rishi being fishy? Suella says Sunak broke his immigration promises to her and the Telegraph has the receipts. Reign it in… How come Harry and Meghan come off unscathed in Omid Scobie’s new book of Royal revelations? Plus – It’s Mondeo Man all over again. The Telegraph searches for comforting stereotypes about the voters who will decide the next election.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of the Critic and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/11/23·35m 50s

King Charles pockets charity cash – Plus, AI boffins drop an apocalyptic clanger

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Dead rich. The Guardian reveals how the monarch makes money from dead citizens' assets. The Numbers are in! The Net Migration numbers came out and the papers are in a tizz. Plus – It’s the end of the world as we know it. AI might finish us off sooner than we’re expecting – thanks, boffins!  Rob Hutton is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Fin Taylor. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Rob Hutton. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/11/23·31m 3s

Papers in a spin over Hunt’s budget – Plus, Scourge of the TikTok snitches

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Budget smugglers! The papers are all spinning Jeremy Hunt’s autumn statement. Gossipers exposed! The latest TikTok trend has people sharing strangers’ secrets – and the papers are all over it. Plus – Better bonking for a happier britain. The Guardian is ready to fix your sex life. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist and author Jonn Elledge and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/11/23·35m 28s

Desperate Tories' tax gamble – plus, Confessions of a middle-class shoplifter

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Hunt and the giant speech. Ahead of his autumn statement Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is trailing tax reform in the papers. This isn’t just shoplifting, this is M&S shoplifting. Middle class shoplifting is on the rise and the Telegraph has the scoop. Plus – You snooze, you lose! Guardian readers have novel ways of getting some sleep. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Chris Lochery of PopBitch and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/11/23·32m 4s

How Sunak’s slap-up scheme spread the virus – plus, The sex lives of bats revealed

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Eat out to help… the virus? The papers reveal how Sunak’s flagship policy supercharged the second wave of Covid. Red Red Wine… ‘“Boffins” figure out why red wine gives us the worst hangovers. Plus – Well hung. The i paper has identified a well-endowed species of bat and the Guardian goes deeper. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of the Critic and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio Production: Alex Rees. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/11/23·32m 49s

Tories waste £100 billion – plus Pablo Escobar’s cocaine hippos

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: So much waste, man. The papers reveal Sunak’s government has wasted over £100 billion. Who owns the news… Is Abu Dhabi about to buy the Telegraph? Plus – Coked up! Pablo Escobar’s pet hippos are causing trouble in Columbia.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Ian Smith of the Northern News Podcast. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/11/23·38m 32s

Hunt’s mad meds ban for jobless – plus Men in “no mates” shocker

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Find a job or lose your free prescriptions. Rwanda’s a flop so the Government casts about for something cruel to entertain the angry aged. The Times has the scoop. Men need mates. The i paper reckons there’s a shortage of male friendship, and they’ve got solutions. Plus Kate’s a mood! The Mail’s got the key to the Princess of Wales’s emotions: the colour of her outfit? Andrew Harrison is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Alex Rees. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/11/23·36m 20s

Rwanda fans rage at Rishi – plus Di’s ghost gives Royals PR tips

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Rwan-don’t even think about it! The papers are all over the Supreme Court slapping down Sunak’s deportation plan. Royal Rumble. As the new season of The Crown looms, the Telegraph’s fact checkers have the receipts. Plus – Faux Fashion? Pass. Men need styling too, and the Telegraph has got all the tips. Miranda Sawyer is joined by Chris Lochery of PopBitch and comedian Fin Taylor. Hear our amazing new science podcast WHY? – adventures to the edge of knowledge – now on all platforms.  Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/11/23·33m 38s

Boo-Hoo Braverman’s Blow Up – plus Daily Mail Diva Dump-fest.

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Braverman Betrayed Front pages go barmy for ex-Home Sec’s letter of resignation. Mullet Over Guardian chronicles the journey of a Brit doc’s mission to have the world’s best mullet. Plus – It’s not you it’s mail Scorned Daily Mail columnists assemble to share their disastrous breakups. Miranda Sawyer is joined by column writer for CNN Holly Thomas and comedian Gráinne Maguire.  Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/11/23·34m 35s

Night of the Living Dave! Cameron joins zombie government — plus Mrs. Bezos spills the beans

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: He Cam from afar. The press react to David Cameron’s return to cabinet.. and Columns about Dave: The columnists respond to the former Prime Minister’s return. Plus – Naked and Alone. The Guardian’s quest to make everything boring continues with Naked Attraction. Jacob Jarvis is joined by journalist Ava Santina of PoliticsJOE and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: http://back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Jacob Jarvis. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/11/23·34m 59s

Barmy Braverman finally booted – plus The mad world of Doomsday Preppers

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today, The Homeless Secretary: Sunak beats the front pages by sacking Braverman in the middle of our show. What does it all mean? Hunker in your bunker: The Guardian goes underground with the Doomsday Preppers. Plus a book club that took 28 years to finish one novel, #FixTheHeadline and more.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by The Critic’s sketchwriter Rob Hutton and comedian Matt Green. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/11/23·36m 6s

Revolting Suella revolts – plus Farage is a Celebrity, Please Leave Him There

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Under my Suella-ella-ella. Suella Braverman is in trouble for her rhetoric on protest, but the Mail has her back. A politician to have a pint of piss with! Nigel Farage is rumoured to be joining I’m A Celebrity and the tabloids are all over it. Plus – Delulu for youlu… This new TikTok trend could change your life. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Ava Santina of PoliticsJOE and comedian Fin Taylor. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/11/23·30m 20s

Home Secretary Alone! Suella vs. the Met and Rishi – plus Boffins have a Napoleon complex

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Tory Civil War, again. Suella Braverman dares Sunak to sack her, and the papers are eating it up. We didn’t Work. The FT reports that venture capital collective office space company WeWork has collapsed. Plus, the Hic! Parade. British women are the top drinkers in the world, according to the tabloids. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/11/23·32m 57s

Never mind the Monarch! Inside the King’s Speech – plus The world’s poshest sex parties

Try our new science podcast WHY? at whypodcast.co.uk We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today, Not quite Colin Firth… The papers react to a dull King’s speech. Boring our socks off. The Guardian’s next target? Ankle warmers. Plus – Posh people have needs too. The Times has the scoop on the poshest sex parties. Miranda Sawyer is joined by Bunker Podcast host Jacob Jarvis and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/11/23·34m 7s

Charles grits his teeth for Sunak’s eco-war – plus, How common are you?

Try our new science podcast WHY? at whypodcast.co.uk We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today, Not-so-green king: papers gawp as co-friendly monarch Charles must announce eco-hostile Sunak policies in his first King’s Speech. Windsor in the soup: the tabloids lambast Prince Harry for taking a private jet to a Katy Perry concert. Plus – Podcasts are for proles! Celebrity supersnob Nicky Haslam releases his latest list of what’s common, and the Times has the scoop. Andrew Harrison is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/11/23·36m 47s

Dorries lifts lid on Tory sex party sewer – plus Where’s your ****ing poppy, Britain?

Try our new science podcast WHY? at whypodcast.co.uk We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Poppy Panic! Bored of demanding that everyone puts on the biggest poppy they can find, the papers are in a lather about Gaza protests on Remembrance Sunday. I Want Ewe Back: Britain’s loneliest sheep is rescued then spirited away from the public and press. Plus Stranger than fiction. The Mail has more salacious revelations from Nadine Dorries’ definitely 100% factional book. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of the Critic Magazine and comedian Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/11/23·30m 57s

Robo Flop! When Rishi met Elon – plus Dorries' bunny boiler fan fiction

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Best of fiends! Elon makes headlines as Sunak interviews him at AI conference. Mission Imp-ewe-sible. The Star’s campaign to save the world's loneliest sheep gets underway. Plus – Nadine’s Bunny Butcher. Revelations in Dorries' new book are truly hare-raising… reports The Mail. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/11/23·36m 6s

The bully boys of Downing Street – plus "You talkin' to me?" Robert De Niro's hating

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Toxic culture. The papers reveal the misogyny and backbiting inside No.10. ’Tis the season! The battle of the Christmas adverts is here, but some papers aren’t happy. Plus – The secret lives of celebrity assistants. As De Niro’s lawsuit continues, A-lister fixers spill the beans on the stars’ weird demands. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Fin Taylor. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/11/23·25m 30s

Dirty Dom Cummings lets it rip – plus The Guardian vs. sandwiches

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Cummings home to roost! Shocking revelations from the Covid inquiry – with sweary Dominic Cummings getting plenty of attention. Business Casual. City AM dives into the fashion of city boys. Plus – Bacon, Lettuce and Time Travel. The Guardian reveals how sandwiches have changed throughout history – and makes the beloved food… boring.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of the Critic Magazine and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/11/23·39m 28s

Captain Chaos: Johnson blasted for wrecking COVID response – plus is your inner Hulk the key to success?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Mind virus. The papers react to the covid inquiry’s latest Boris Johnson revelations. Bad scare day. The Guardian reckons Halloween used to be more frightening. Plus – Angry management! The tabloids argue rage is the key to success. Jacob Jarvis is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Jacob Jarvis. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/10/23·30m 46s

LOADED JOHNSON - who's paying Boris at GB News? – and the press pays respect to FRIENDS icon Matthew Perry

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Boris Johnson has a new job with GB News, and The Guardian has a deep dive on the ex PM’s filthy rich new boss. The press says goodbye to 90s sitcom legend Matthew Perry. Finally – The Star documents the strange case of the Somerset Gimp.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production and music: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Design: James Parrett. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/10/23·31m 6s

Beatles say “Help! A.I. need somebody!” – plus, Still making voice calls? You’re officially old

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: A.I. Wanna Hold Your Hand. The Beatles release their final song with a little help from their friend artificial intelligence and the papers are obsessed. Straight to voicemail, old man! Your phone habits reveal your age, the Telegraph reports. Plus – Pulp fiction. Artist David Shrigley recycles copies of The Da Vinci Code and turns them into Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. Why?? Andrew Harrison is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Athena Kugblenu.   Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/10/23·35m 26s

Royal Spy who Spooked Harry and Meghan – plus Secret origins of conspiracy theory

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Megxit means megxit! Brand new paper the Byline Times has a scoop on why Harry and Meghan really left the UK. It’s all a conspiracy, or is it? It’s been 60 years since JFK’s assassination, and the Guardian reckons paranoia about secret plots is only getting wilder. Plus – Murder on the stage floor! Can a bad review really kill off a play? Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/10/23·32m 7s

Big bonuses for bankers? In this economy? – plus Britney Spears’ shocking memoir

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Bonkers Bankers. Who covered the story about Sunak scrapping the cap on bankers’ bonuses best: the FT or the Star? Fears for Spears: Britney’s memoir is out and the Times and Guardian have harrowing details. Plus, A date worse than death: Tinder lets your mum 'give suggestions’ on your dating life and a Times journalist has given it a go. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by Andrew Harrison and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/10/23·32m 3s

Floody hell! The papers ignore Storm Babet – plus is Taylor Swift a spy novelist?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Seriously Stormy. Storm Babet has battered the UK causing devastating flooding – yet only a few papers are taking it seriously. True Detective? The Mail reckons Taylor Swift has written a murder mystery… but we aren’t sure. Signed, Sent and Unopened! Columnists argue we should ditch the life admin and leave our emails unopened. Plus – Big Beasts. We take a deep dive into the fascinating world of large animals. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedy writer Gráinne Maguire. Proper Journalism of Fat Bear Week: https://www.nps.gov/katm/learn/fat-bear-week-2023.htm Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/10/23·32m 27s

Suella blasts the Met – plus men vs. the truth

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Braverman fights the law. The Home Secretary has had a busy weekend with the papers picking apart her Rwanda plan and approach to protests. Don’t sleep on this! You aren’t sleeping properly, and the Mail and Independent are after solutions. Plus – You can’t man-handle the truth! Men are liars and the Times is holding them to account. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of the Critic Magazine and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production ENDS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/10/23·32m 54s

A bad day for ‘Dr Death’ Sunak – plus Why we all want dates from the States

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Sunak’s bad day. You go on ONE goodwill tour to the Middle East… Next thing Labour win two historic byelections AND the papers are calling you Dr Death. It’s SO unfair. Plus, Y’all love Americans! We’re all looking for dates from the States (apparently) and the Times knows why. And The perfect crime. Would YOU pretend to be a mannequin to rob a shop? This Polish bloke did. And the tabloids love it.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by Guardian political sketchwriter John Crace and comedy writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts to keep us proudly independent – and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions too: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/10/23·29m 2s

Tory hopeful to voters: “F*ck off” – plus are animals stealing our jobs?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Biden’s warning to Israel. The papers discuss the US President’s message to the Israeli government. What happens in Tamworth… Foul mouthed Tory hopeful in byelection gaffe. What are the papers predicting? Employee of the month! We look at the Guardian’s important investigation into some more cuddly colleagues. And the Extra bit: Bed-bugging the tax office! Finally we have some good insect-related news from the Mail. Jacob Jarvis is joined by Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and PoliticsJoe reporter Ava Santina. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Jacob Jarvis. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/10/23·32m 4s

The sex lives of Guardian readers – plus Darth Fader! Goldman Sachs boss quits DJ dream

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Oil can’t believe it! Greta Thunberg arrested outside a London oil conference and the Mail has pics. Please do stop the music! Goldman Sachs CEO forced to give up his DJ side hustle says the Telegraph. Plus – The Political Sextrum. Do Guardian readers or Tory supporters get the best sex? And the Extra bit: Sunny side up! The Star says the way you butter your toast tells us all about you. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Holly Thomas and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/10/23·32m 44s

The Israel-Hamas crisis: Is this the British press at its best?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: The news from Israel-Hamas worsens with young Britons confirmed dead and missing, power and water supplies cut off in Gaza, and a fatal shooting in Brussels. How is the press handling this massive story?  Plus – The Shawshank Reduction. Prisoners get their sentences cut due to overcrowding under a Tory government?? Recipe for Disaster! Banker fired over lying about… his sandwiches? In the Extra bit: Snack Attack. The horror of Walkers’ new Christmas Pudding flavoured crisps. Andrew Harrison is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of the Critic Magazine and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/10/23·31m 9s

WhatsAppocalypse! How Queen Carrie ran COVID – plus, A.I. teachers put us in digital detention

We read the papers so you don’t have to – now five days a week! Today: Press aghast as it turns out the Government fought COVID on Carrie Johnson’s whims. Would you send your kids to a school with an A.I. deputy head? And Notting Hell: Richard Curtis admits his movies look a bit dodgy in retrospect.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by The Critic magazine’s political sketchwriter Rob Hutton and comedian Fergus Craig to pull the papers to bits.  Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/10/23·30m 47s

A terrible dilemma: How the press is covering Israel/Palestine – plus rich man avoids tax shocker!

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today, horror pictures. Does the press have a duty to run explicit images of atrocities in the Israel/Palestine conflict? Plus – That money was only resting in Bernie Ecclestone’s account. How has Parkrun revolutionised Saturday morning? And you’ve got my vote! An Austrian political party puts free beer on its manifesto. And the Extra bit: Swapping sides. Historian and former Telegraph Editor Max Hastings has turned on the Conservatives.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rob Hutton of The Critic magazine and comedian Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/10/23·28m 22s

Prison Broke! No jail time for crims – plus Pound control to Captain Tom(’s daughter)

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Our knackered nicks. Judges are ordered not to send criminals to jail as prisons are full. Throw the book at them! Captain Tom’s daughter confesses to keeping literary earnings. Plus, Glitch in the matrix. A Physicist suggests we are all just living in a computer simulation... if only. In the Extra bit, exclusive to those in the Paper Cuts Supporters Club: Starm Foundations! Keir’s declared himself a YIMBY on house building. What on earth does that mean? Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Jade Bailey. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/10/23·32m 21s

Keir’s glitter-sweet symphony – plus inside the MANopause

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: A Glittering Speech! As the Labour party Conference wraps up, what have we learned? Putting the “men” in menopause. The columnists take on the “manopause”. Plus Peak of Fashion! The Times has decided what you should be wearing this autumn. Plus, in the extra bit for members of the Paper Cuts Supporters Club: R&Booze. As Snoop Dogg drops a new wine, we wonder what other celebrities are in on the alcohol game… Miranda Sawyer is joined by The Bunker podcast host Jacob Jarvis and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/10/23·38m 52s

Starmer faces his big moment – plus Murder victim’s mum takes on True Crime industry

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Seeing Keirly now? The Labour leader sets his sights set on two terms but what will the papers think? A criminal enterprise. A woman’s son was murdered, so why did she attend a true crime convention? Plus Intergalactic Breaking News: Scientists have a big scoop about our very own galaxy. Host Andrew Harrison is joined by journalist and culture writer for CNN Holly Thomas and comedy writer Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com New York Times story on CRIMECON: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/08/us/crimecon-true-crime-idaho-murder-stacy-chapin.html?smid=nytcore-android-share Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Alex Rees. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/10/23·37m 9s

Special edition: The papers react to Israel’s terror nightmare

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Hamas’s surprise terror attack on Israel has horrified the world. Now further pain is unfolding for Israeli hostages and Palestinian civilians. We devote today’s podcast to the crisis and how the press is covering it in the UK and beyond.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by Oh God, What Now? podcast regular Andrew Harrison and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Read more: Gideon Rachman in the FT https://www.ft.com/content/aa7eb6ba-6dc1-46dc-b96a-b7c3a1b0446e Haaretz editorial (free with registration) https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/editorial/2023-10-08/ty-article-opinion/netanyahu-bears-responsibility/0000018b-0b9d-d8fc-adff-6bfd1c880000 FT Story on mastermind of Hamas attack https://www.ft.com/content/d52e8653-8ee6-40fd-a9b0-14fb5e1794c9 Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/10/23·28m 2s

Stonking Starmer told to be bold – plus why can’t we be friends?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Swing into gear! Labour trounce the SNP in by-election victory – but Starmer’s still being scrutinised. Plus, mate expectations – The average brit is down to only 3.7 true friends. And Eton Mess! The Papers reflect on the infamous public school. In the extra bit, exclusive to those in the Paper Cuts Supporters Club: Presidential Impoochment! Joe Biden’s dog has been evicted from the White House for biting staff. Alex von Tunzelmann is joined by The Bunker podcast host Jacob Jarvis and comedian Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Alex von Tunzelmann. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/10/23·33m 41s

Flat broke! Why Britain’s housing market is the worst – plus Papers fix your sex life

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Home is where the crisis is! The papers are shocked to learn that the English housing market is the worst in the Western world. (Where have they been?) Better Sex for a happier Britain. Is your sex life is rubbish? Let the Great British Press fix it. And Columnist Corner: As Guardian cult hero Adrian Chiles returns from the Tory Party Conference, we ponder the nature of his genius.  And the extra bit, exclusive to members of the Paper Cuts Supporters Club: Road Ransom! New electric car takes the driver on an uncontrollable joyride.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian and writer Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/10/23·31m 45s

Sunak promises he’ll fix what he broke – plus Gen Z jonesing for astrology

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Sunak and the Giant Speech. The papers have the PM’s Conference speech before he’s even given it, and they’ve got TAKES. Plus Starry-eyed. The youth are turning to astrology, tarot and palm readings to make sense of a mad world. Can you blame them? And Whatsapp with that? The Covid inquiry is back, and some people’s messages are missing… Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Simon Williams. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/10/23·34m 2s

Truss and trains wreck Sunak’s conference – plus Trump’s day in court

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Manchester Disunited. Liz Truss is back and the Tory Conference descends into chaos. Fraud have mercy! Trump scowls through his day in court. Plus, Feline Yourself? The Guardian dives deep on what makes you a cat person.  Jacob Jarvis is joined by journalist Ava Santina and comedian Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Jacob Jarvis. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/10/23·27m 36s

Mad Mancs! Tories go back to the 50s – plus Elon Musk's weird dad

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Whack the “workshy” and ban kids’ mobile phones! The Conservative Party plays the old, old tunes at its Manchester conference. Ick-inducing interview with Elon Musk’s dad shows us why his son is so weird. And document it like Beckham. Netflix takes us into the odd world of David’n’Victoria.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Alex von Tunzelmann and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/10/23·35m 5s

Motorhead Sunak’s need for speed – plus Sharon Osbourne vs. demons from hell?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Sunak goes all-in for “motorists”. Will he drive Tory support even further off the rails? 100m Cheetahs! One competitor left as athletes flee dope testers in Delhi. The truth about Boris’n’Carrie’s gold wallpaper. And Sharon Osbourne vs the Supernatural. The X Factor tyrant recounts a close encounter with “a demon” (not one with a Brummie accent). Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Robert Hutton of The Critic Magazine and comedy writer Jason Hazeley. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/09/23·32m 10s

GB News in meltdown – plus the madness of columnists

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Fox off! GB News presenters Laurence Fox and Dan Wootton suspended in sexism scandal. Plus New Tories on the block. The future of the Conservative Party looks… interesting. AND Baths, Gordon Brown and Ocado. What’s on the columnists’ minds this week? Jacob Jarvis is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge of The New Statesman and comedian and writer Gráinne Maguire. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Jacob Jarvis. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/09/23·32m 46s

TRUMP's don a fraud – plus BORIS sparks nanny horror story frenzy

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Trump’s back! Former President found guilty of fraud – but he’s busy defending whales from windmills… Plus – Brace for Braverman. The UN Convention on Human Rights is too soft for Suella. And Normalise Nannies! Posh people unite to support Boris and Carrie Johnson as they share nanny horror tales.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge and comedian Marcus Bridgstocke. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow • Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/09/23·36m 2s

Met opens Brand investigation – plus inside the divorce of the year

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Brand latest: The Metropolitan Police confirms it is investigating multiple claims of sexual assault. Teach ‘em a lesson – Labour confirms they will tax private schools extra if they get into power. Plus Jonas v Queen of the North! Sophie Turner fights back against the Jonas Brothers’ PR machine. Andrew Harrison is joined by journalist Ava Santina and comedian Fergus Craig. Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Production: Liam Tait. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/09/23·32m 50s

Boris and nanny in wine time trouble – plus armed cops on gun strike

We read the papers so you don’t have to – now five days a week! Today: Wine with the nanny gets Boris in hot water with Carrie. Who could have predicted that? Will firearms cops really lay down their guns for good? HS2 in the doo-doo. And the papers go doolally for the fabulous life of Joan Collins.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by comedy writer Jason Hazeley and The Critic magazine’s political sketchwriter Rob Hutton to give today’s papers a right “going over”.  Support Paper Cuts and get mugs, t-shirts and extended ad-free editions: back.papercutsshow.com Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@papercutsshow Threads: https://www.threads.net/@papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Socials: Jess Harpin. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/09/23·31m 2s

Murdoch finally Fox off – plus Chazza’s in Paris

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Succession season finale! Rupert Murdoch has resigned as CEO of News Corp, handing newspaper empire to his son Lachlan. The French love royalty! King Charles is in France for his first state visit as Monarch. Plus Seven Bins Sunak – Sunak’s new plans to stop laws that don’t exist. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Marie Le Conte and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/09/23·35m 18s

Russell Brand fallout latest – plus you’re calling your kid that!?

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Toxic Brand: The fallout from the sexual assault allegations against comedian Russell Brand continues. Ain’t easy being green! Rishi Sunak set to water down the government’s net zero policies. Plus, terrible at names? Baby names that didn’t pass the registry test. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge and comedian Fin Taylor. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Assistant Production: Adam Wright & Liam Tait. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/09/23·27m 5s

Inside the Brand scandal – Anatomy of a scoop

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Brand on the run. Comedian Russell Brand is accused of sexual assault by four women. Brexit’s back, alright! Keir Starmer promises a major rewrite of UK-EU relationship if Labour wins the election. Plus, reading between the lines – celebrities aren’t writing their own memoirs! Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge and comedian Gráinne Maguire.  Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Assistant Production: Adam Wright & Liam Tait. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/09/23·30m 8s

Apocalypse almost! Russian pilot nearly blasts RAF jet – plus boffin says Aliens might exist

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Bad Altitude! A rogue Russian pilot tries and fails to shoot down an RAF jet. Osballs! Ed Balls and George Osborne’s new podcast launches. Why? Plus Aliens vs Proof and Data – Nasa claims it cannot explain some UFO sightings – and vows more research.  Jacob Jarvis is joined by journalist Marie Le Conte and comedian Fergus Craig.  Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Jacob Jarvis. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Assistant Producer: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production ENDS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/09/23·27m 8s

Biden’s bad boy drama – plus, just say no to dogs!

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: But his emails! Bitter Republicans launch impeachment inquiry into Biden, due to allegations linked to his son’s business dealings. Plus paws for thought – should we really have pets? And, pension tension – the papers react to the triple lock coming under threat. Jacob Jarvis is joined by journalist Rob Hutton and comedy writer Gráinne Maguire.  Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Jacob Jarvis. Audio production: Simon Williams. Assistant Producer: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/09/23·43m 15s

Hi, spy! China taps up toff – plus Liz Truss vs. the Blob

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Small trouble from big China. Spy accusations fly around Westminster. Plus, how to wreck an economy! Liz Truss is writing a book on her time in office. And how I met your mother – we discuss the new mum and dad dating show.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by writer Alex von Tunzelmann and comedian Fergus Craig.  Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn. Assistant Producer: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/09/23·35m 7s

Prison break! Manhunt after jail fail – plus Captain Tom's daughter in hot water

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Jailhouse rocked! Terror suspect Daniel Khalife is still on the run after escaping Wandsworth on the underside of a lorry. Darth vapers! Mass disposable vape waste sparks calls to ban them. Plus, Captain Tom’s daughter in hot water – more charity donation questions arise.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Jonn Elledge and stand-up comic Fin Taylor. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Producer: Sophie Black. Assistant Producer: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/09/23·37m 33s

Gillian Keegan blasts schools – plus workers smash the Great Wall of China

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Straight to the head teachers office! Education secretary Gillian Keegan continues to rage over RAAC. Get off your backsides, or else. The government's back to work drive removes welfare from one million people. Plus Bulldozer in a China shop. Construction workers knock a big hole into the great wall of China to cut down commute. Miranda Sawyer is joined by author and screenwriter Alex von Tunzelmann and comedian Fergus Craig. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Producer: Sophie Black. Assistant Producer: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/09/23·35m 36s

You can’t handle the roofs! – plus ranking Britain’s weird inventions

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Roof Ache! Crisis grows as more buildings are affected by crumbly concrete. Hold my Keir, Starmer’s big interview rules out tax rises and hints at a reshuffle. Plus, Inspect Your Gadgets – what weird inventions has Britain birthed lately? And remember your wellies! Burning Man festival flooded with mud. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Robert Hutton and comedian Matt Green. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Producer: Sophie Black. Production Assistant: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/09/23·40m 53s

School's out, National Service is in – plus footballer sleep secrets

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Back to home school! The government shut down schools because of unsafe building materials. Plus Get Some Discipline! Conservative MP Penny Mourdant thinks National Service is a good idea. And Eat, Sleep, Score! Football Star Erling Haaland reveals his unusual bedtime routine. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Marie Le Conte and stand-up comic Fin Taylor. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Production: Sophie Black. Production Assistants: Adam Wright and Liam Tait. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/09/23·37m 2s

Flights fiasco blamed on French – plus boffins take on beer goggles

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Plane unfair! As Air traffic control experiences further turbulence, the papers figure out who’s to blame. Plus – floody hell. The government's house-building rules outrage environmentalists. And pour science: research into beer goggles leaves the British bitter. Miranda Sawyer is joined by comedy writer Gráinne Maguire and journalist Jonn Elledge. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio Production: Sophie Black. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/08/23·32m 31s

Spanish Kiss Kick-Off – plus Suella’s big ideas

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Air Traffic out-of-control. Thousands impacted in bank holiday travel chaos. Plus A spaniard in the works. The Spanish FA President’s mother goes on hunger strike to fight the allegations against her son. And Suella’s new groove: Braverman’s had some brain waves while Sunak’s been away. Miranda Sawyer is joined by journalist Rob Hutton and stand-up comic Ria Lina. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio Production: Sophie Black. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/08/23·36m 35s

WAGNER GONNA DO ABOUT IT? Prigozhin plane death – plus yippee! It’s the TRUMP MUG SHOT

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: LOOK BACK IN WAGNER. Putin’s rival dies in a suspicious plane crash, Putin sends his “sincere condolences”. Plus: ARRAIGNING ON HIS PARADE? Trump surrenders in Georgia indictment. And THE CHARITY SHOP CURSE. A portrait of a young girl keeps being resold because it’s too spooky.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by author and screenwriter Alex von Tunzelmann and stand-up comic Fin Taylor. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com  Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio Production: Sophie Black. Assistant Production: Adam Wright. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/08/23·36m 27s

Up for a Womb Share? – plus How Much Sex to Work Off a Kebab?

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: The world’s first womb transplant. Who’s the papers’ placenta of attention? Plus, The Sun tells us exactly how much sex you need to burn off the calories from your favourite foods. Naked cooking in The Times. And the Telegraph tries to blame the Lucy Letby case on the NHS.  Miranda Sawyer is joined by Marie Le Conte of the New Statesman and comedian Fergus Craig to cast an eye over today’s papers. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/08/23·39m 26s

This is Planet Earps! Lioness heartbreak – plus Repackaging Letby as entertainment?

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: The Lionesses miss out out on World Cup glory and the papers are here for the national trauma. Is the press turning the Lucy Letby horror into grotesque entertainment? Vladimir Putin’s latest enemy is the Moon. And all the headlines that fit. Miranda Sawyer is back from her hols! Comedian Grainne Maguire and journalist Jonn Elledge join her for the 21st Century paper review. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/08/23·37m 9s

Coach Poach: England men’s team to steal Serina? – plus Nightmare at the Museum

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Will Sarina Wiegman really replace Gareth Southgate as England men’s manager – or are the press on a wind-up? Museum Artefacts Man joins Pub Fire Couple as this summer’s most fascinating fishy story. And why the papers daren’t do “sexy A-Levels” pics any more. Marie Le Conte of the New Statesman and journalist Jonn Elledge join Rob Hutton to pull the papers to pieces. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Rob Hutton. Audio production: Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/08/23·34m 14s

Shock spy bust in London – plus Randy Rupe’s new squeeze

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Bulgarian spies in Harrow? It’s Le Carré On Spying as the papers go to town on three people arrested for alleged espionage. Plus: dirty deeds down under as the Australian press tries to sabotage the Lionesses. And Murdoch’s got a new girlfriend. What attracts women to 92-year old billionaire Rupert? Author and screenwriter Alex von Tunzelmann and comedy writer Jason Hazeley – co-creater of Philomena Cunk and the Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups series – join Andrew Harrison to give the third degree to the Fourth Estate. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/08/23·40m 13s

Silly season spectacular — plus, will Kane play for Germany?

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Summer news panic sets in! How will the papers respond? With emergency tales about Harry Kane, the appalling French, and how Labour is turning the NHS Welsh (?). Plus, the exam grades nightmare… and who won FixTheHeadline? Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman and stand-up comic Athena Kugblenu join Rob Hutton for today’s newsprint throwdown. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Rob Hutton. Audio production: Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/08/23·34m 25s

Record Breaker Rishi, Money Mayhem – Plus, Boring Belgium Blasted

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Rishi Sunak breaks some records, but he probably won’t want any certificates… Plus, mortgage price wars, car insurance boosts – and Wilko goes the way of Woolies. The papers have all the money mayhem. Also the Daily Star has a new enemy. It’s… Belgium? Rob Hutton is joined by historian and screenwriter Alex von Tunzelmann and comedian and writer Suchandrika Chakrabarti.  Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Rob Hutton. Audio production by Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/08/23·34m 58s

Who’s behind the data dump disaster? – Plus Mystic Megatron, the A.I. psychic

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Two massive data breaches threaten Britain’s elections and Northern Ireland’s police officers. Who’s behind the data dumps? Plus, can A.I. write the pop music of the future? Google and Universal Music think so. But what about The Star’s A.I. psychics? And the Telegraph has a woke-gloat over vegan burger company Beyond Meat’s misfortunes. Stand-up comic Fergus Craig and Marie le Conte of the New Statesman join Andrew Harrison to fight them on the column inches. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production: Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/08/23·38m 47s

Johnson packs his pockets, again – plus Help the Rich!

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Guess who earned more than half of the side hustle money that MPs pulled in last year? Suella Braverman searches for somewhere even worse than Rwanda to send illegal migrants. And the papers are awfully worried about how rich people will do in the Cost of Living crisis. Rob Hutton is joined by stand-up comic Gráinne Maguire and journalist Jonn Elledge for your Monday newsbinge. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Rob Hutton. Audio production: Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/08/23·36m 34s

Oil Fun and Games – Plus On Your Bikes Oldies

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Sunak’s home (well, one of them) is invaded by protesters – and the media loves to hate it. Plus, over-50s are being told to get on their bikes and deliver takeaways for cash – sparking rage against the youth from the Mail. And, how much Maccies is too much? Answers on a postcard addressed to Mark Zuckerberg. Rob Hutton is joined by historian and screenwriter Alex von Tunzelmann and comedian and writer Athena Kugblenu.  Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Rob Hutton. Audio production by Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/08/23·31m 19s

Trump indictment excitement – plus: Ban kids from pubs?

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Trump faces more charges. How does the British media handle the chaotic former US president? Plus, the Voyager 2 probe is lost in space. Of course, the Daily Star loves this boffin mishap. Plus – should we ban kids from pubs? Pet peeves of restaurant pros. And Rishi Sunak pours a pathetic pint. New Statesman writer and author Jonn Elledge and comedian and writer Gráinne Maguire help Andrew Harrison hack through the newsprint jungle. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Audio production by Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/08/23·37m 20s

Daily Mail goes for Woke – Plus the Papers’ pet hates

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Sunak ploughs further into the climate war in his gas guzzler. Plus, the Daily Mail compiles its woke list – who missed out on such an accolade? And, the papers all have their particular pet hates – why? Rob Hutton is joined by historian and screenwriter Alex von Tunzelmann and comedian and actor extraordinaire Fergus Craig. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Rob Hutton. Audio production by Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/07/23·32m 45s

It’s a Gas Gas Ga$! Energy profits outrage – plus football’s Desert Rats

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Rage and disbelief as British Gas rakes in record profits of £969m from cash-strapped customers. Sinéad O’Connor was a saint, say papers who treated her as a madwoman when she was alive. Footballers bin principles to take Saudi cash. And will more sex stop you getting cancer? Miranda Sawyer is joined by stand-up comic Fin Taylor and Marie le Conte of the New Statesman (and everywhere else) to battle the ravening newsbeast. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Audio production: Robin Leeburn, Alex Rees, Simon Williams. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/07/23·27m 52s

Farage Against the Cash Machine – plus Gregg Wallace’s Man Meat

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Farage’s banking debacle continues to distract from the world burning. Meanwhile Rishi’s on the rampage as he wages war on eco pledges to make himself look tough. Plus, Gregg Wallace’s man-meat mockumentary puts the nation off its mid-morning steak bakes. Miranda Sawyer is joined by comedian and actor Marcus Brigstocke and Jonn Elledge, author and New Statesman columnist to gaze in bewilderment at the Great British Press. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Audio editing: Alex Rees. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/07/23·33m 53s

Musk gives Twitter the bird – plus the Med’s on fire

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: The blue bird’s over. Elon Musk wants to rebrand Twitter as “X”. Why? And would you trust the world’s most unpredictable billionaire with your bank details? Plus, firestorms in Rhodes and calls to cut green policies on the front pages. Will the papers make the connection? And one of our panel is taking the Ashes result very hard. Miranda Sawyer is joined by comedian Athena Kugblenu and The Critic magazine’s parliamentary sketch writer Rob Hutton to triage the papers. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/07/23·33m 51s

By-election spin frenzy – plus Inside “manky” Buckingham Palace

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: The press frantically spin the triple by-election to suit their very specific agendas. How better to combat the cost of living crisis than a massive pay rise for the Royal Family? The Mail goes all woke-feminist and discovers the Plot to Stop Women’s Football (in the 1920s). And the truly terrible end-of-term presents that kids give their teachers. Comedian Ria Lina and writer, historian and screenwriter Alex von Tunzelmann hoover up the headlines with Miranda Sawyer. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/07/23·35m 17s

Farage’s Toad Rage — plus Phones are Home Wreckers

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: The world is on fire but absolute banker Nigel Farage is still hogging attention. Plus, could “phubbing” (snubbing your partner for your phone) wreck your relationship? And the best and worst headlines from another day of newspaper madness. Miranda Sawyer nose-dives into the swimming pool of news with New Statesman columnist Marie le Conte and comedian and writer Athena Kugblenu. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/07/23·34m 35s

Keir in the Headlights – plus Rishi “rip-off” degrees wrangle

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Is Starmer overdoing the whole prudence, no-spending-for-you thing? Short of ideas, Sunak decided the biggest problem facing Britain is… Mickey Mouse degrees? Britain’s thickest crooks. This week’s #FixTheHeadline winner. And you won’t BELIEVE what “boffins” are doing with spiderwebs…  Comedian Grainne Maguire and the New Statesman’s Jonn Elledge nosedive into a pile of newsprint with Miranda Sawyer. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/07/23·34m 59s

Boris burner phone fiasco – plus Dele Alli’s bravery

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Boris Johnson says he “can’t remember” the PIN for his secrets-stuffed phone. Dog ate my homework or what? Courage of soccer star Dele Alli: he talks of being abused as a child and his mental health problems. The Government’s stingy pay deal for teachers and doctors. And should we ban gorillas from using mobile phones? Miranda Sawyer goes on a newsprint binge with not one but TWO Parliamentary sketch-writers: John Crace of the Guardian and The Critic’s Rob Hutton. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Audio production: Alex Rees. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/07/23·36m 49s

BBC Scandal Rages On – plus Barbie Takes Over the World

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: The BBC scandal has gone from binfire to blaze – despite stories shifting, The Sun is still going… Plus, in another heavyweight clash, it’s Hunt vs Sunak vs the Cabinet in a public sector pay row. And, Barbie madness – finally, we can all wear pink! Miranda Sawyer chews through the news with historian and screenwriter Alex von Tunzelmann and comedian-writer extraordinaire Fergus Craig. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/07/23·35m 43s

BBC Sex Shame Star – plus Rise of the Energy Vampires

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: The papers can’t name the star allegedly involved in the BBC sex pictures scandal – so they’re putting the boot into the Beeb anyway. Are YOU an energy vampire? Does Keir Starmer really “hate tree-huggers”? And our #FixTheHeadline competition sweeps the nation. Miranda Sawyer gorges on the buffet of news with comedian and former forensic investigator (really!) Ria Lina and New Statesman columnist Marie le Conte. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/07/23·36m 44s

Inside Prigozhin’s gangster paradise – plus, Who gives a Zuck about Threads?

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Wagner warlord Prigozhin’s bachelor pad is straight from MTV Cribs: Fascist Crazies Edition. Who’s afraid of Boris Johnson’s WhatsApp messages? (Clue: rhymes with “fishy”). And it’s Musk and Twitter versus Meta and Threads in the Clusterzuck of the Century (so far). Miranda Sawyer fires up the Fiat 500 of news with comedian and doomscroller Suchandrika Chakrabarti and The Critic’s parliamentary sketchwriter Rob Hutton. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/07/23·35m 23s

Scrub up at the Captain Tom spa – plus Liz Jones’s hate date!

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Don’t judge Captain Tom’s daughter’s spa and pool complex til you’ve walked a mile (round the back garden) in her shoes. The Mail’s in-house Carrie Bradshaw Liz Jones meets her divorced ex for a column so embarrassing it cringed spacetime inside out. And a big bank Coutts poor Nigel Farage down to size. It’s a conspiracy!! (Note: it’s not a conspiracy). Comedian Matt Green and the New Statesman’s Jonn Elledge throw a hot dime to plucky newsgirl Miranda Sawyer to find out the word on the street. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/07/23·39m 53s

Sunak’s a Tightwad – plus Ashes to Bashes! Big beef at the cricket

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Billionaire spouse Rishi Sunak in cheapskate charity donation shocker. The Aussies sneak a win in the cricket prompting “apoplectic chuntering” in the Mail and Telegraph. And would you rather be boiled in the bag than cremated after you die? The Critic’s parliamentary sketchwriter Rob Hutton and comedian Grainne Maguire join Miranda Sawyer to hack through the wall of newsprint. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/07/23·33m 18s

Paris is burning – Braverman’s gurning

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Braverman in a rage as her Rwanda plan lies in tatters. Riots all over France. And “stop calling us boffins!” say boffins – in the Star, of course. New Statesman columnist Marie Le Conte and comedian Fin Taylor of Fin vs the Internet join Miranda Sawyer on top of a big pile of newsprint. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/06/23·33m 23s

Matt Han-Cocks it up – plus Elon in a K-hole?

We read the papers so you don’t have to… Today: Hapless handsy health sec Matt Hancock faces the music at the COVID inquiry. Who’ll take gold in the Drug Olympics? And does Elon Musk really have a taste for ketamine? TV and radio presenter Jamie East and journalist Jonn Elledge join Miranda Sawyer to binge on today’s ink. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/06/23·33m 15s

Wag Wars: Russia in Turmoil — Plus Brit Gets a Pizza the Action

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: The Russian coup continues to dominate the news — does anyone really know what's going on? Plus Glasto best bits and CHEESED OFF! Cry-baby Brit blames ingredients for losing pizza contest.  Historian and writer Alex Von Tunzelmann and comedian Athena Kugblenu join Miranda Sawyer to slice through today's hot steaming pizza pie of news. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/06/23·33m 46s

All Quiet on the Brexit Front? — Plus Musk and Mark’s Cage Rage

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Sunak loses his interest rate battle, while the papers lose all interest in Brexit… Meanwhile, the submarine tragedy reaches a grim conclusion. And — who’s your money on in a Musk vs Zuckerberg cage match? (No, seriously…)  The New Statesman’s Rachel Cunliffe, comedian Fin Taylor join host and parliamentary sketchwriter Rob Hutton to muse the news. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/06/23·30m 42s

Submarine nightmare, mortgage mayhem – and should you stop washing your undies?

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: The nightmare of the Titanic submarine. What’s behind the “schoolkids identify as cats and dinosaurs” panic? Mortgage misery everywhere. And should you really not wash your underpants for six months? The Guardian thinks so. Presenter of the Smart7 podcast Jamie East and Oh God, What Now?’s Seth Thévoz join Miranda Sawyer to plunge into a whiff journalistic laundry bin. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/06/23·30m 49s

Video killed the Partygate stars – plus “Bernard Jenkin is a NUDIST”

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: What’s behind the Mirror’s Partygate video scoop? Why is the Mail is gunning for Bernard Jenkin? And who’s trying to take the booze out of Britain’s hard-earned pints? Comedian Fergus Craig and The Critic magazine’s parliamentary sketchwriter Rob Hutton join Miranda Sawyer to marvel at tomorrow’s chip paper. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/06/23·31m 32s

Johnson’s Whine-Time Friday

We read the papers so you don’t have to. Today: The pro-Boris press are FEWMIN’ at the Privileges Committee but what are they going to do about it? Tributes to Glenda Jackson pour in. But why can’t working class people get jobs on stage any more? Plus the day’s best headlines, wildest stories and weirdest opinions.   Comedian Fin Taylor and writer-historian Alex von Tunzelmann join Andrew Harrison under a huge pile of newsprint. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/06/23·31m 55s

Trump’s Miami Vice – plus Grealish, Lad of the People

The new podcast that reads the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Trump brings the circus to his arraignment in Miami. How will the Brit press handle it? Plus the papers lose their minds as Boris Johnson drags out the longest farewell since Frank Sinatra. And the nation salutes Man City’s Jack Grealish, now on his fourth day in an Ibiza terrace bar at time of recording. Marie Le Conte of the New Statesman and comedian Fergus Craig join Miranda Sawyer for today’s journey into the newsprint jungle. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/06/23·31m 55s

Bojo-a-Go-Go – plus Nicola gets nicked

The new podcast that reads the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Boris Johnson strops off. How will his fans in the press handle it? Nicola Sturgeon gets her collar felt. And why is Man City’s Champions League trophy apparently full of tomato soup? Comedian Ria Lina and New Statesman columnist Jonn Elledge join Miranda Sawyer for today’s newsstand rampage. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/06/23·29m 47s

Trump-ed up charges, France horror and Old Bill pulls

The new podcast that reads the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Trump is indicted – could he go down this time? Stab attack horror in France – how will the British press cover it? And Bill Murray and ‘Milkshake’ star Kelis are now an item, apparently… Stand up and Fin vs. The Internet star Fin Taylor and historian-screenwriter extraordinaire Alex Von Tunzelmann are on today’s panel. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Andrew Harrison. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/06/23·30m 54s

Prince Hazza goes Spare

The new podcast that reads the papers so you don’t have to. Today: When Prince Harry goes up against the Press, it’s Christmas for Fleet Street. Is it smart to go to war with people who buy ink by the barrel? Plus, Dam Nation: the infamy of Putin’s war crime in southern Ukraine. And the wildest and weirdest of today’s headlines. Radio and podcast presenter Jamie East of The Smart7 and The Critic’s parliamentary sketch writer Rob Hutton join presenter Miranda Sawyer for our latest look at the absolute state of the Fourth Estate. Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papercutsshow/ Illustrations by Modern Toss https://moderntoss.com/ Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/06/23·34m 25s

Jezza Schofe Witch Hunt – and Boris Bug Blast

The new podcast that reads the papers so you don’t have to. Today: Had enough Schofield yet? Why the press just can’t leave the story alone. The Telegraph tries to rewrite COVID history – but why? Who’s got the best headline for Elton John meets Manchester City? And WOMEN! Here’s where you’re all going wrong. Columnist Marie le Conte and comedian Grainne Maguire join presenter Miranda Sawyer to hack their way through the newsprint jungle.  Follow Paper Cuts: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/papercutsshow Instagram: https://instagram.com/papercutsshow  Illustrations by Modern Toss: https://moderntoss.com Written and presented by Miranda Sawyer. Produced by Sophie Black. Design: James Parrett. Music: Simon Williams. Managing Editor: Jacob Jarvis. Exec Producer: Martin Bojtos. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. PAPER CUTS is a Podmasters Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/06/23·34m 19s

Trailer

Paper Cuts - a brand new show ploughing it's way through the news field to make you a steaming loaf of content bread every weekday morning. Join host Miranda Sawyer and a raft of journalists and comedians as we look at the good, the bad and the oh so ugly of the UK press. Panelists include Jonn Elledge, Alex Von Tunzelmann, Fin Taylor, Athena Kugblenu, Ava Santina, Fergus Craig, Jason Hazeley and many more. Subscribe now to not miss a single episode. Paper Cuts - we read the papers so you don't have to. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/06/23·2m 11s
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