Dec 25, 2018
Dec 18, 2018
Michael and Hannah take on creators of poetic #content, try to decide what poetry is (eep) and compare the current vogue for Instagram poetry with pop giants Lady Gaga and Robyn. Plus, a quiz!
Dec 11, 2018
Stamp our passports because we are in VERSAILLES this week talking about Nancy Mitford’s Madame de Pompadour! We’ve got crazy court rules, a charming mistress, wild English sisters, and a few too many Nazis. Join us!
Books mentioned: Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, Robert K. Massey; Cleopatra: A Life,...
Dec 4, 2018
Hannah time travels to her youth and Michael teleports to Pern to discuss Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonflight, the first book in the seminal Dragonriders of Pern series.
Books Mentioned: Anne
Nov 27, 2018
Hannah and Michael check in with listeners at the halfway point of Season 2. Plus: pretentious newsletters, nutso e-books, and the latest in Jack Reacher's large-handed quest to be on a screen near you.