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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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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67: Just Vampire Gals Bein’ Pals

In this episode, we learn that anything can happen on Halloween, including vampire lesbians as we read Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s gothic, sapphic novella, Carmilla (or Mircalla, or Millarca…or Clam Rail). Along the way, we’ll revisit the acronym RJ refuses …

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66: The Hound of The Bastardvilles

Who’s that Pokemon? It’s Sherlock Holmes! It makes sense in context! We continue our Halloween celebration by dipping our toes into the deep, dark depths of the world of Sherlock Holmes and his sexy lamp, John Watson with The Hound …

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64: Not Another British War Drama

Like a candy bar offered to you by a creepy British man, sink your teeth into this episode as we cover another writer still kickin’ it with the modern classic, Atonement, where we learn how a young girl’s lies can …

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63:Treasure Island – A Tale of Two Daddies

Your favorite wildly unqualified hosts are back and have completely forgotten how to podcast! Join Megan and RJ as they once again venture onto the literary high seas with Treasure Island, where we learn that the real treasure is the …

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59: The Remains of The Day – The Phantom Menace

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll wonder why we keep talking about Star Wars as we recount Kazuo Ishiguro’s acclaimed classic, The Remains of The Day, the most frustratingly captivating novel about a butler who does not have sex. We revisit …

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