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Episode 015: No More Stank Water

We're back with all new glass. On this episode we discuss Wendell Berry's first novel: Nathan Coulter. Subscribe to Glassblowing with Dan in iTunes, Overcast, or via RSS.

Duration: 00:24:15

Episode 013: 🐻🕳

The Book: Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) by David Sedaris Steve and Joshua discuss David Sedaris's latest book and talk about the difficulties of maintaining a journal and the benefits of playing with the form of how a journal is kept. Subscribe to Glassblowing with Dan in iTunes, Overcast, or via RSS.

Duration: 00:31:55

Episode 012: How do you know Dan's real?

The book: The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami Steve and Joshua are joined by Kellen Terrett to discuss this episode's book. Kellen sent The Strange Library as a gift to GWD, so we invited Kellen to come on to be our first guest to discuss the book. Next episode's book: Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) by David Sedaris Subscribe to Glassblowing with Dan in iTunes, Overcast, or via RSS. Special Guest: Kellen Terrett.

Duration: 00:41:42

Episode 009: Pall Malls may or may not kill you.

The Book: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut. Steve explains why classics are considered classics and Joshua remembers consuming exclusively christian music and books. Ding!

Duration: 00:33:18

Episode 007: There's a boy in the girl's bathroom.

No book this episode because Joshua hasn't finished it. Steve and Joshua talk about fabric, dogs that struggle with scale, Kit Kat candies, string quartets, and glassblowing. The book for the next episode is The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O'Connor. Thanks for listening.

Duration: 00:32:11

Episode 005: Fozzy is the most postmodern muppet of them all.

Steve explains metafiction and Joshua considers wearing a a garment with a crotch-to-chin Hermes zipper. For the next episode we'll be reading Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. Thanks for listening. SHOW NOTES Dale Chihuly's Eyepatch RIP Thomas Kinkade Metafiction (Wikipedia) Muriel Sparks (Wikipedia) David Foster Wallace on the problem with irony (Open Culture) Not to Disturb review in the NYT Baldessari - Velveta to Gorgonzola

Duration: 01:04:28

Episode 001: You can call me whatever you want.

Steve gets angry and Joshua tiptoes because he doesn't want to offend. SHOW NOTES Sandra Boynton (Wikipedia) The Stranger by Albert Camus (Amazon) Trajan Movie Posters No, you do not have to be ashamed of reading young adult fiction (WaPo) Against YA :Read whatever you want. But you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children (Slate)

Duration: 00:35:20