Jan 8, 2019
White Whale time! Specifically George Eliot’s Middlemarch. Yes, Michael actually read the damn thing and Hannah read it for like the 60th time. Get their feelings about the book, some background on George herself, and a dose of what H & M are *actually* reading. Thank you for a great season two!!
Books mentioned: My...
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 20, 2018
Boy oh boy, we go deep on Anastasia, the first book in the Ringing Cedars series by Vladimir Megre. Is it a Russian cult? A ponzi scheme? An elaborate prank on us, your sweet and unsuspecting hosts? All we know for sure is that this sh*t is f*cking insane. Wake up and smell the cedars, people, this is a wild ride.