The New York Times culture writers’ Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham sit down with Manager – ABC Audio Studios, Kellie Riordan, for an exclusive evening of conversation to discuss their journey with the highly acclaimed podcast Still Processing.
Each week Wesley and Jenna chew over big and small questions of American culture in their addictive podcast Still Processing. Their incredibly wide-ranging discussions roam across TV, movies, sport, history and politics – often joined by special guests like RuPaul and Ta-Nehisi Coates. The pair enjoy a wonderful chemistry and have extremely eclectic tastes, enthusiasms and opinions, making Still Processing one of the most successful podcasts in The New York Times stable.
Step inside their confession booth as Wesley and Jenna bring a live edition of Still Processing to Brisbane Powerhouse on Tuesday 1 May.
About the hosts:
Wesley Morris (USA)
Wesley Morris is a journalist and critic-at-large for The New York Times. Previously, Morris wrote for The Boston Globe, then Grantland. He won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for his work with The Globe. He is the host, alongside Jenna Wortham, of The New York Times culture podcast, Still Processing.
“He’s like Oscar Wilde — breathtakingly funny and absolutely serious in the same breath, able to illuminate the deepest and sometimes darkest meanings of a piece of popular culture without losing sight of the fact that it’s all supposed to be fun.” – AO Scott
Jenna Wortham (USA)
Jenna Wortham is a technology reporter and staff writer for The New York Times Magazine. She is the co-host (along with Wesley Morris) of The New York Times podcast, Still Processing. Prior to working at the Times, Jenna was a technology and culture reporter for Wired. Jenna’s work has also appeared in Matter, The Awl, Bust, The Hairpin, Vogue, The Morning News, The Fader and Smithsonian Magazine among other publications. Pi.co calls her “one of those rare writers who is able to explain the shapeshifting culture of the younger and newer internet,” and in 2017 she was named in as one of the most powerful people in tech in Ebony magazine’s Power List. Wortham is co-writing a book with Kimberly Drew, The Black Futures Project.