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.
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.
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.
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.
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Dale Chihuly's Eyepatch
RIP Thomas Kinkade
Muriel Sparks (Wikipedia)
David Foster Wallace on the problem with irony (Open Culture)
Not to Disturb review in the NYT
Baldessari - Velveta to Gorgonzola
Steve gets angry and Joshua tiptoes because he doesn't want to offend.
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)