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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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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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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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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70: Crack Open A Cold Nut With The Boy

Megan and RJ attempt to atone for their episode 69-related sins with a dose of wholesome holiday cheer via ETA Hoffmann’s classic Christmas tale, The Nutcracker! Wherein a potentially insane clockmaker refuses to help a small girl who’s being extorted …

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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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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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