Episode 11: Make Rome Great Again

March 18th, 2020|

This week, we talk about The Aeneid of Virgil. It’s not necessarily a favorite read, but there’s a lot of circumstances surrounding the work that make it interesting and culturally relevant.

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.

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