Episode 8: The Gods Really ARE Crazy

February 25th, 2020|

This week, Somer goes ancient with the classic epic poem, The Iliad. Who wrote it and when? Is that even really important? What is important is, where is the stinking horse we all know so well? Listen and find out!

Episode 6: I Hate You/Love You Mr. Darcy

February 11th, 2020|

This week, Somer labors to make a case for a book that she knows will elicit many eyerolls from some listeners, but hang in there anyway! She only ever asks that you give a book a one chapter try, so why not give Pride and

Episode 5: Beowulf Told Me He’s the Best

February 4th, 2020|

This week, Somer covers the heroic classic, Beowulf. We don’t know who wrote it, or when, but we certainly know who’s the best hero ever because he tells us. We also know that a certain movie adaptation makes Somer a little loud and grouchy. NOTE:

Episode 4: Oscar’s Wilde Pic

January 27th, 2020|

This week Somer covers The Picture of Dorian Gray, the only novel written by infamous zinger, Oscar Wilde. She talks about the touchy stuff concerning the author as well as the silliness of the philosophies within the work. NOTE: This episode has been deleted and

Episode 3: Shelley’s Smelly Monster

January 21st, 2020|

This week, Somer invites your ire as she both describes her dislike for Mary Shelley’s classic, Frankenstein, and insists that you read it if you have not. Her sadistic side maybe? NOTE: This episode has been deleted and recast in higher audio quality in Episode

Episode 2: Reality Bites Nicely

January 14th, 2020|

This week, Somer talks about the first work of famed realist author, Gustave Flaubert. Madame Bovary is held in high regard, even today and is a beautiful depiction of a complicated woman in literature. NOTE: This episode has been deleted and recast with better audio

Episode 1: Burnin’ Bradbury

January 9th, 2020|

Somer makes a case for Ray Bradbury’s iconic classic, Fahrenheit 451.  We discuss life v. existence as well as how awesome wall-sized televisions could be. NOTE: This original episode has since been deleted and recast with better audio quality in Episode 87.

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