In this episode, hosts Tori and Amanda discuss the book that made Amanda hate reading, discuss the pain updates relating to the guinea pig stan drama and talk about a very irrationally rational fear of surgery.
Tag: american literature
Unfortunately, Required Reading- Episode 58: The Outsiders
In this episode, hosts Tori and Amanda discuss the merits of found family, read The Outsiders and rank the best and worst colas in America.
Unfortunately, Required Reading- Episode 55: Death of a Salesman
In this week’s episode, hosts Tori and Amanda talk about Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller; discuss the horrors of capitalism and the merits of cat fruit hats.
Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 54- The Crucible
Join hosts Tori and Amanda in talking Arthur Miller’s great play, The Crucible, while talking about what an actual damn witch hunt is and discussing what a fascinating man Miller was.
Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 46- A Wrinkle in Time (With a Special Guest)
This week Tori and Amanda are joined by special guest and benefactor of the pod: Jason as the group talks about A Wrinkle in Time, Amanda goes full Soviet and we muse on the “merits” of having a crappy childhood.
Unfortunately, Required Reading- 2nd Anniversary Special: Parable of the Sower
Happy Second Anniversary. This week we’re covering Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler and we talk afrofuturism, climate change, why this book feels a little too real and the merits and power of being a black nerd.
Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 44- Interview With The Vampire (Halloween Episode 2020)
Happy Belated now Halloween! Join hosts Tori and Amanda in a video version of the usual podcast and talk about vampires, death of the author and why Amanda is ready and willing to fight any and all authors.
Unfortuntaely, Required Reading: Episode 42- Flowers for Algernon
Join hosts Amanda and Tori on a journey through junior trauma and cover Flowers for Algernon: a book that Amanda does not understand why is given to children.
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Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 25- Ambrose Bierce Crosses The Line (or a Bridge)
Join hosts Tori and Amanda as they go through Ambrose Bierce’s An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge and enjoy a nice brandy cocktail out of spite.
Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 24- Only Women Are Punished For Sex (The Scarlet Letter)
Join hosts Tori and Amanda in a very sweary and very avoidant talk about Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter.