This week, meet Phyllis Omido, who’s being called East Africa’s Erin Brockovich; learn how the evangelicals are at it again, and by it we mean posting half-naked Instagram photos; and discover how the BBC made a firm decision about its traditional Last Night of the Proms, then reversed it, then reversed it again. Keep up and listen up, with all these stories and more, recorded by Mat Laroche and Zoe Gahan.
The Morning After …
Richard M. Cohen imagines how a post-election Trump coup would unfold
Sheila Weller meets the Erin Brockovich of East Africa
Stuart Heritage on why the BBC scrapped the “Rule, Britannia!” lyrics from a beloved music program for fear of re-awakening the woke, then reversed its reverse
Those Naughty Evangelicals!
George Kalogerakis examines the swinging, sexual-healing ministry of Jerry Falwell Jr. and his frisky better half, Becki
The World’s Most Amusing Naughty Person
As Sotheby’s prepares to auction the treasures of John Richardson, his friend Bob Colacello remembers the art historian’s intense, inspiring, high-low life