91: Who’s Afraid of Virgender Woolf?

This Thanksgiving, be thankful your significant other doesn’t expect you to pull a Virginia Woolf and write them a stealth love letter in the form of the celebrated and experimental genderbending novel, Orlando: A Biography, like Woolf did for her …

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89: Paul Hollywood IS Mrs. De Winter IN Rebecca

So…there’s an acclaimed spooky Gothic novel called Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier and there’s a new original movie on Netflix also called Rebecca and, in theory, this episode is about that, and NOT Paul Hollywood, evil housekeepers that sound like …

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87: The Phantom of The Hockey Rink

“Christine, I am The Angel of Music, and you must never touch my mask…seriously, have you ever taken a puck to the face unprotected? Brutal.” It’s Halloween, and you know what that means: Spooky ghosts, haunted opera houses, horny Frenchmen, …

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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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69 (Part 2): Holy Cow! Mr. Grey Will See You Now

Ok, for real this time: E.L. James and her Twilight Businessman BDSM fan fiction are here and Megan and RJ are going to do everything in their power to make it possibly even worse than it already was. Featuring: Conspiracy …

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