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James Marriot • The Times UK • May 27, 2021
"The Economist is a fine magazine but I can’t interact with any of its content without recalling the Simpsons episode in which Marge and Homer get to fly first class. “Look at me,” Homer says, “I’m reading The Economist. Did you know Indonesia’s at a crossroads?” This, essentially, is how I feel every time I read The Economist. It turns out it’s also how I feel listening to its podcast. It’s a useful resource to turn to if you’re in need (as I so often am) of newsy stuff in the morning. And of course you get to say to yourself: “Look at me, I’m listening to The Economist.” …"