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BKMRK | Would wiping the slate be a good solution to rehabilitate criminals?

After reading the new book "SLATED" by Teri Terry, Lekhika asks about rehabilitating criminals by Slating them.

BKMRK | Would wiping the slate be a good solution to rehabilitate criminals?

This discussion is brought to you by BKMRK, the book club operated by Hachette Children's Group. To find out about Lekhika Chaudhary's book of the month as part of the BKMRK book club, click here.

The sixth book as part of Lekhika Chaudhary's BKMRK book club is SLATED by Teri Terry.

'SLATED' is set in the UK, around 40 years in the future, where the UK has left the EU and closed its borders. However, there’s a twist! That second chance that everyone wants is offered: the ability to be Slated, AKA have your brain wiped completely.

The book centres on Kyla, a young girl who was Slated – her mind wiped clean by the government, her memories all erased and her personality wiped blank.

The government claims she was a terrorist and by Slating her, they have given her a second…

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Music

Holy Swift | Episode 97 - The Other Side of the Door

Three Taylor Swift superfans dissect the entire Swiftography... but not, like, in a creepy way.

Holy Swift is a weekly podcast where three Taylor Swift superfans (Jessica Zaleski, Krista Doyle, and Kelly Boyles) dissect the entire Swift discography (Swiftography?), song-by-song, in meticulous detail. But not, like, in a creepy way.

In Episode 97, we play more listener games and talk about Krista's Australian accent and the song 'The Other Side of the Door'.


Listen to the full episode below.

Episode 97 - The Other Side of the Door

In Episode 97, we play more listener games and talk about Krista's Australian accent and the song The Other Side of the Door. (56 minutes)

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Music

Watching The Throne | My StorYe: VintageKanyeMerch

A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

Watching The Throne is an in-depth-yet-entertaining dive into the lyrics and narrative artistry of Kanye West's music. Hosts Travis and Chris go track by track through Ye's discography, revealing the narrative and poetic techniques he uses, tracking his growth as a storyteller, and illuminating the narratives behind his albums.

For Kanye fans, this might be the Ye-centric lyrical discussion you've been waiting for. For musicians and writers, this is practical insight into how one of the best storytellers in music history does what he does. Plus, there is a news show about Kanye, Kim, North, Saint, and Jay-Z. We look at the top 5 posts from Reddit's Kanye community, r/Kanye. And discuss other relevant Ye topics. And there's the interview series, My StorYe, where Travis and Chris interview people about their relationship with Kanye West.


In this episode of My StorYe - where Travis and Chris interview people…

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