The Atlantic Ocean

Series of essays by Andrew O'hagan, read and abridged by the author.

Episodes

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01The Atlantic Ocean *20080721

A personal and sometimes polemical look at the relationship between Britain and America.

02Saint Marilyn *20080722

Marilyn Monroe was nothing if not a sacrifice to the potency of her own mythology.

03On Hating Football *20080723

Andrew describes the exact moment when he decided to hate football for life.

04England And The Beatles20080724

The Fab Four came to represent the thrill of rock music as a high form of dreaming in the present tense of history.

05 LASTThe Glasgow Sludge Boat *20080725

Andrew takes a trip on one of the Clyde's last cargo vessels.