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Lauren and Isaac are married to each other and we can read.

Lauren and Isaac are married to each other and we can read.
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United States

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Lauren and Isaac are married to each other and we can read.

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English


Episodes

Episode 18- Without Mercy

8/29/2018
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This time, Lauren and Isaac have tackled a paperback purchase from the grocery store, Without Mercy. It's about terrorism and how the laws of the United States make it difficult to stop terrorism. Isaac has maybe studied this his whole academic career and has a lot to say. Also, it was bad. You'll hear a promo from Good Nightmare podcast (http://goodnightmare.libsyn.com/). It's a delightful, creepy, Australian podcast with bite-sized episodes you should 100% check out.

Duration:01:32:41

Episode 8- The Secret

10/22/2017
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Lauren and Isaac read Rhonda Byrne's The Secret AKA The Handbook of Pathological Magical Narcissism. We learned about how to stop thinking "fat thoughts," how sacrifice is bullshit, and that we should all be skeptical of germ theory.

Duration:01:21:36

Episode 7- The Golem and the Jinni

10/8/2017
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Lauren and Isaac read Helene Wecker's lovely 2013 novel The Golem and the Jinni and discuss the parts they liked and also the parts they liked even more.

Duration:01:02:54

Episode 6- True Believer

9/17/2017
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Lauren and Isaac take on a "supernatural"-themed "romance" from paperback powerhouse Nicholas Sparks. SPOILER ALERT: THERE ARE NO GHOSTS.

Duration:01:01:44

Episode 5- The Psychopath Inside

9/2/2017
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Lauren and Isaac talk about James Fallon's The Psychopath Inside, their shortest book and longest episode so far. Reckless speculation ensues, Lauren gets hopped up on energy drinks and vodka, and Isaac's voice cannot be properly captured by recording devices SORRY.

Duration:01:19:33

Episode 4- Left Behind

8/19/2017
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Lauren & Isaac take their first listener request--Christian apocalyptic novel Left Behind. Mediocre writing leads to a lot of blaspheming.

Duration:01:11:21

Episode 3- The Stranger Beside Me

8/5/2017
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On a rainy night in Minnesota, Lauren and Isaac discuss Ann Rule's true crime classic about her murdering ex-friend Ted Bundy, The Stranger Beside Me.

Duration:01:08:34

Episode 2- Fifty Shades of Grey

7/18/2017
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Married couple Lauren and Isaac tackle E. L. James's bizarrely bestselling debut novel, Fifty Shades of Grey. It's full of angst, controlling behaviors, youthful idiocy, and so, so much unappetizing sex. Spoiler alert: we were not fans.

Duration:00:53:28

Episode 1- Mein Kampf Volume 1

7/8/2017
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Married couple Lauren & Isaac have formed a book club--with each other. Episode 1 tackles the first volume of Adolph Hitler's Mein Kampf. This is for comedy purposes, not white supremacist ones, you guys.

Duration:01:00:23