FT Weekend

By Financial Times

Turn off your email alerts and settle into the weekend. We explore today's culture, big ideas, nuanced questions and what it means to live a good life. Join our host Lilah Raptopoulos every Saturday for inspiring conversations, in-depth storytelling, a bit of escapism and a lot of fun. Brought to you by the award-winning Life & Arts journalists at the Financial Times.

  1. 1.
    Hell of an Episode, with Jason Mott
    30:36
  2. 2.
    Alice Cooper finds an Andy Warhol in his garage, plus: HBO's Succession
    31:20
  3. 3.
    Into the depths of an erupting volcano
    27:58
  4. 4.
    Behind the scenes with music's biggest mogul
    26:19
  5. 5.
    How has lockdown changed us? Plus: a night on the Orient Express
    28:18
  6. 6.
    The stories we tell, with Elif Shafak
    30:05
  7. 7.
    9/11 and the passing of time
    27:53
  8. 8.
    The good life, with chefs Daniel Humm and Alice Waters
    26:18
  1. 9.
    Trailer: Introducing the FT Weekend podcast
    3:42
  2. 10.
    Some news
    1:14
  3. 11.
    Shantell Martin on how to draw a line. Plus: Gris returns!
    57:16
  4. 12.
    Maaza Mengiste on telling lost stories: 'Archives are not innocent'
    49:50
  5. 13.
    Simon Schama on what history can teach us
    44:55
  6. 14.
    iO Tillett Wright on the American experiment
    46:31
  7. 15.
    Who's afraid of Ai Weiwei? The Chinese dissident artist on what makes a powerful protest
    44:25
  8. 16.
    Bonus: Poet Natasha Trethewey on memory, grief and Black Lives Matter
    36:12
  9. 17.
    Miranda July on releasing a feature film in a pandemic
    53:41
  10. 18.
    We're back for Season 3!
    2:07
  11. 19.
    Photographer Tyler Mitchell on black freedom
    1:00:01
  12. 20.
    Liana Finck, New Yorker cartoonist, on finding confidence and creativity in quarantine
    47:36
  13. 21.
    Slave Play author Jeremy O Harris on the future of theatre
    59:23
  14. 22.
    Bonus: Normal People author Sally Rooney
    30:21
  15. 23.
    How is culture adapting to quarantine? Plus: our film critic on what to watch now
    48:11
  16. 24.
    Bonus: Esther Perel's advice for coping in a pandemic
    38:21
  17. 25.
    Chef Samin Nosrat on home cooking in trying times
    58:01
  18. 26.
    This American Life host Ira Glass on storytelling during Covid-19
    1:03:17
  19. 27.
    We want to hear from you
    5:38
  20. 28.
    On culture in the time of coronavirus. Plus: novelist Eimear McBride
    52:24
  21. 29.
    Feminism after Weinstein, with Laura Bates, Emma Dabiri and Emilie Pine
    57:07
  22. 30.
    How to record sex, with podcaster Kaitlin Prest. Plus: fashion month explained by a trend forecaster
    59:22
  23. 31.
    Noah Baumbach on his film Marriage Story. Plus: everything you need to know before the Oscars
    58:51
  24. 32.
    We're back for season two!
    2:41
  25. 33.
    Our 2019 cultural roundup: the biggest and best of the year
    58:02
  26. 34.
    Why astrology is thriving in 2019
    40:58
  27. 35.
    Novelist Ben Lerner on angry white men and the origins of Trump
    49:21
  28. 36.
    Esther Perel on surviving (and thriving) at work
    50:53
  29. 37.
    Chef Danny Bowien of Mission Chinese: "we're living in a post-authentic world"
    41:44
  30. 38.
    Artist Mark Bradford peels back layers. Plus: is Netflix losing steam?
    53:44
  31. 39.
    On sex and bias with comedian Sara Pascoe
    34:56
  32. 40.
    Unpacking the internet with Jia Tolentino
    46:10
  33. 41.
    From rap to representation with George the Poet
    53:06
  34. 42.
    Talking fame, trauma and fiction with Taffy Brodesser-Akner
    46:42
  35. 43.
    Introducing Culture Call
    4:23
  36. 44.
    Love, lust and workplace burnout: Three Women’s Lisa Taddeo
    48:01
  37. 45.
    Our big summer books episode 2019. Plus Simon Schama on Wordiness
    38:01
  38. 46.
    The secret life of a Cannes film critic. Plus: Big Little Lies and the internet wife
    42:23
  39. 47.
    Black Mirror and a date with Rihanna
    42:38
  40. 48.
    Jon Ronson on free porn, anxiety and empathy
    34:17
  41. 49.
    DeRay Mckesson on Black Lives Matter. Plus: the meaning of Games of Thrones
    31:32
  42. 50.
    Ways of Seeing: Sheila Heti on Pierre Bonnard
    33:57

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