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#9: Lord of the Flies

9/12/2018
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What could be worse than an island full of feral schoolboys? Nothing. Nothing is worse than that. Jess and Lauren are back for for Season Two with one of the most horrifying novels to ever be assigned in a classroom: William Golding's The Lord of the Flies. Like us on FB, follow us on Twitter and Insta and crack open your copy of Roald Dahl's Matilda for our next episode! Required Readcast is brought to you by the good people at Sexpot Comedy. Theme music and lyrics by Max McEwan and Noah...

Duration:01:06:13

#8: Charlotte's Web

6/16/2018
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Charlotte's Web by E.B. White is an enduring tale about the power of friendship... and a great way to introducing children to the concept of mortality! Jess and Lauren sob their way through this childhood classic as they talk animal husbandry, the danger of barn swings and weigh the pros and cons of visiting your local fair. Bring your tissues, this episode is a hard one.----more----Like us on FB, follow us on Twitter and Insta and stay tuned for our summer reading list! Season Two is...

Duration:01:18:59

#7: The Crucible

4/25/2018
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Lauren and Jess visit Salem, Mass. for a witchy good time as they discuss The Crucible, by Arthur Miller. Grab a copy of the play and listen along as our hosts chat witchcraft, McCarthyism and what kind of snacks are best for your coven meeting/podcast recording session. Stay gold, witches! Like us on FB, follow us on Twitter and Insta and check out Charlotte's Web by E.B. White for our next episode! Required Readcast is brought to you by the good people at Sexpot Comedy. Theme music and...

Duration:01:15:04

#6: The Great Gatsby

4/1/2018
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Happy Easter from West Egg, Old Sport! Grab a finger bowl full of champagne and join Jess and Lauren as they hate on Daisy Buchanan, flirt via shirts, and talk drunk driving in the Jazz Age. Stay gold, Gatz! Like us on FB, follow us on Twitter and Insta and check out The Crucible by Arthur Miller for our next episode! Required Readcast is brought to you by the good people at Sexpot Comedy. Theme music and lyrics by Max McEwan and Noah Wilson, vocals by Erin C. Willis.

Duration:01:07:59

#5: The Giver

3/14/2018
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Lois Lowry's The Giver is one kick-ass piece of uptopian/dystopia fiction, but no one ever assigned it to Jess and Lauren. Weird. Join our hosts as they discuss the pros and cons of living in a kinda-cult, why you shouldn't release babies into the wild, and the injustice of not being able to name one's own (Cabbage Patch) child. ----more---- Like us on FB, follow us on Twitter and Insta and check out The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald for our next episode! Required Readcast is...

Duration:01:11:59

#4: Romeo & Juliet

2/28/2018
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Join Lauren and Jessica as they discuss the greatest murder love story ever told, Romeo and Juliet by William "It's Hard to be the Bard" Shakespeare. Put on your favorite pair of pumpkin pants and listen in as your hosts tackle irresponsible parenting methods in old-timey Italy, villainous hats and play a rousing game of MFK: Verona-style! With stories from our friends (and Romeos!) Benjamin Bonenfant and Michael Shenefelt.----more---- Like us on FB, follow us on Twitter and Insta and...

Duration:01:10:33

#3: To Kill a Mockingbird

2/7/2018
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee might just be a perfect book, but that doesn't mean Lauren and Jessica don't have opinions about it! This week, we talk about our favorite/least favorite citizens of Maycomb, discuss the origins of the phrase "Hey Boo," and turn our noses up at ill-conceived sequels. ----more---- Like us on FB, follow us on Twitter and Insta and check out Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare for our next episode! Required Readcast is brought to you by the good people...

Duration:01:13:35

#2: The Lottery

1/10/2018
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Shirley Jackson's The Lottery is one of the most famous (and messed up) short stories of all time, so it seemed like a perfect way for Lauren and Jessica to kick off the new year of their new podcast. Grab a copy of the book and join your hosts to talk weird wedding themes, stone-throwing strategy and the great state of Vermont. With a special guest story from former soc Zachary M. Andrews!----more---- Like us on FB, follow us on Twitter and Insta and check out To Kill A Mockingbird by...

Duration:00:56:20

#1: The Outsiders

12/31/2017
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Lauren had to read The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton in the 8th grade, Jessica never read it at all. How does the ultimate YA classic hold up after all these years? Spoiler: it stayed gold, Ponyboy. ----more---- Like us on FB, follow us on Twitter and Insta and check out The Lottery by Shirley Jackson for our next episode! Required Readcast is brought to you by the good people at Sexpot Comedy. Theme music and lyrics by Max McEwan and Noah Wilson.

Duration:00:50:18