96: Rent Owes Maya Angelou an Apology (and So Do We)

We’re blaming Rent: The Musical for mispronouncing Maya Angelou’s last name all these years because we can. And because it’s just another reason to hate Rent. We’re also reading her poetry. That too. Join us and discover Angelou’s cable-car aspirations,

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86: Is the Evil Fairy Who Cursed Your Dick a Girlboss?

In this episode, Megan and RJ ask: What killed John Keats, arguably the softest of the Softboi Romantic poets? Lord Byron and Percy Shelley blame mean reviews, but we’re *pretty* sure it was the tuberculosis. Probably. See also: Poems About …

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71: The Way The World Ends (Not With a Bang But a Meow)

Megan and RJ are prancing and dancing their way into 2020 like a regular pair of Jellicle cats as they take on TS Eliot and his wildly disparate body of work, including poems of fragmented existential Modernist despair and also …

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