83: Romeo and Juliet – Young, Dumb, and Full of…You Know ;)

It’s a real Throwback Thursday of an episode: Shakespeare! Vin Diesel reminding us of the importance of family! Rampant horniness! (Wait, that’s just Shakespeare again) Off-key singing! Incorrect information regarding dairy products! Rambling tangents about 90s movies! So hop in …

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82: Frederick Douglass Could Beat Up Alexander Hamilton

Sure, he was born about 14 years after Hamilton died but our point still stands. This episode marks an ON!LC first as we cover a memoir: The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave. Highlights include: Frederick Douglass Is …

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81: Soothing Whale Sounds With RJ

In this episode, we cover author Witi Ihimaera and his culturally influential novel, Whale Rider, and learn the dangers of not properly appreciating your great-grandchildren, the (continuing) fine art of mascot-naming, the inherent awesomeness of old ladies, and the objective …

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77: So It Kurt Vonnegoes

There’s no getting around it, this episode on Kurt Vonnegut’s seminal novel, Slaughterhouse-Five, is big. A big, meaty episode all about time, space, war, trauma, and also, for absolutely no reason at all, French philosopher Michel Foucault’s weird bald head. …

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76: The House on Mascot Street

What do Iowa tourism slogans, college mascots, Mel Gibson movie corrections, Miami Dolphins draft options, and institutionalized racism all have in common? Probably more than you think but mainly they’re all things we end up somehow talking about in the …

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March Mini-Madness 4: Adaptation-Hating with The Narcissist Cookbook

Woah! New episode on a Tuesday?! Yes, we’re sitting at the razor’s edge of both March and madness as Matt Johnston aka The Narcissist Cookbook joins Megan to share his feelings on HBO’s adaptation of the His Dark Materials novel …

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