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The Swimmer - John Cheever - Literary Roadhouse Ep 99

8/16/2017
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Discussion Notes: The Swimmer Find this week’s story here: The Swimmer by John Cheever. Next week’s story: The 100th Episode! We’re revisiting The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin. Rated: Clean Maya couldn’t join us this week, but never fear, Gerald, Rammy, and Anais tackle John Cheever’s classic short story The Swimmer. While Gerald... The post The Swimmer | John Cheever | Literary Roadhouse Ep 99 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:30:31


Man From the South - Roald Dahl - Literary Roadhouse Ep 98

8/9/2017
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Discussion Notes: man From the South Find this week’s story here: Man From the South by Roald Dahl. Next week’s story: The Swimmer by John Cheever. Rated: Clean Maya, Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss the strange wager at the center of Roald Dahl’s Man From the South. This very short story entertained all four hosts,... The post appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:40:29


Kilifi Creek - Lionel Shriver - Literary Roadhouse Ep 97

8/2/2017
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Discussion Notes: Kilifi Creek Find this week’s story here: Kilifi Creek by Lionel Shriver. Next week’s story: Man From the South by Roald Dahl. Rated: Clean The week Maya couldn’t join us, but Gerald, Rammy, and Anais tackle Kilifi Creek by Lionel Shriver, the winner of the BBC National Short Story Award.While Gerald struggled to... The post Kilifi Creek | Lionel Shriver | Literary Roadhouse Ep 97 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:37:28


Martha, Martha - Zadie Smith - Literary Roadhouse Ep 96

7/28/2017
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Discussion Notes: Martha, Martha Find this week’s story here: Martha, Martha by Zadie Smith. Next week’s story: Kilifi Creek by Lionel Shriver. Rated: Clean The week, Gerald, Maya, Rammy, and Anais discuss Martha, Martha by Zadie Smith, a story which left everyone but Maya initially underwhelmed. While all the hosts agreed that the prose and... The post Martha, Martha | Zadie Smith | Literary Roadhouse Ep 96 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:46:45


Referential - Lorrie Moore - Literary Roadhouse Ep 95

7/6/2017
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Discussion Notes: Referential Find this week’s story here: Referential by Lorrie Moore. Next week’s story: Martha, Martha by Zadie Smith. Rated: Clean Rammy is back! He joins Gerald, Maya, and Anais in discussing Referential by Lorrie Moore. The hosts unpack this raw story that at times veered too deep into the bleak. However, powerful prose... The post Referential | Lorrie Moore | Literary Roadhouse Ep 95 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:27:37


The Ways Your Are Gone - Kami Westhoff - Literary Roadhouse Ep 94

6/19/2017
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Discussion Notes: The Ways You Are Gone Find this week’s story here: The Ways You Are Gone by Kami Westhoff. Next week’s story: Referential by Lorrie Moore. Rated: Explicit Gerald, Maya, and Anais discuss The Ways Your Are Gone by Kami Westoff, a story about the various ways that someone can be absent from a... The post The Ways Your Are Gone | Kami Westhoff | Literary Roadhouse Ep 94 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:36:35


Nightfall - Isaac Asimov - Literary Roadhouse Ep 93

6/8/2017
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Discussion Notes: Nightfall Find this week’s story here: Nightfall by Isaac Asimov. Next week’s story: The Ways You Are Gone by Kami Westhoff. Rated: Clean Gerald, Maya, and Anais discuss Isaac Asimov’s classic and much-celebrated short story “Nightfall.” Boy do the hosts bicker on this episode! Anais loved the story, Maya hated it, and Gerald... The post Nightfall | Isaac Asimov | Literary Roadhouse Ep 93 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:34:37


And It Is My Fault - Janet Towle - Literary Roadhouse Ep 92

5/29/2017
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Discussion Notes: And It Is My Fault Find this week’s story here: And It Is My Fault by Janet Towle. Next week’s story: Nightfall by Isaac Asimov. Rated: Clean Language on the Podcast, Adult Themes in the Story Gerald, Maya, and Anais discuss Carves Magazine’s Raymond Carver Contest, Fall 2016 Winner, “And It Is My... The post And It Is My Fault | Janet Towle | Literary Roadhouse Ep 92 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:43:08


The Goophered Grapevine - Charles W. Chesnutt - LRH Episode 91

4/7/2017
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Discussion Notes: The Goophered Grapevine Find this week’s story here: The Goophered Grapevine by Charles W. Chesnutt. Next week’s story: And It Is My Fault by Janet Towle. Rated: Explicit. Our hosts discuss a short story classic from The Atlantic, The Goophered Grapevine by Charles W. Chesnutt. Gerald, Rammy, and Anais could not stand the... The post The Goophered Grapevine | Charles W. Chesnutt | Literary Roadhouse Ep 91 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:42:58


Herding Vegetable Sheep - Ekaterina Sedia - Literary Roadhouse Ep 90

3/30/2017
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Discussion Notes: Herding Vegetable Sheep Find this week’s story here: Herding Vegetable Sheep by Ekaterina Sedia. Next week’s story: The Goophered Grapevine by Charles W. Chesnutt. Rated: Clean. Our hosts discuss Herding Vegetable Sheep by Ekaterina Sedia. Rammy couldn’t join us this week, and thus Gerald is left alone to defend this story we quite... The post Herding Vegetable Sheep | Ekaterina Sedia | Literary Roadhouse Ep 90 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:35:14


The Last Question - Isaac Asimov - Literary Roadhouse Ep 89

3/23/2017
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Discussion Notes: The Last Question Find this week’s story here: The Last Question by Isaac Asimov. Next week’s story: Herding Vegetable Sheep by Ekaterina Sedia. Rated: Clean. This week our hosts discuss The Last Question by Isaac Asimov. From the beginning, Rammy and Anais loved this story and could hardly contain their excitement. Gerald started... The post The Last Question | Isaac Asimov | Literary Roadhouse Ep 89 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:35:47


The Street - H. P. Lovecraft - Literary Roadhouse Ep 88

3/15/2017
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Discussion Notes: The Street Find this week’s story here: The Street by H. P. Lovecraft. Next week’s story: The Last Question by Isaac Asimov. Rated: Clean. This week our hosts discuss H. P. Lovecraft’s The Street, a departure from Lovecraft’s infamous alien horrors. The Street’s a supernatural story dripping with a xenophobic political message. Unable... The post The Street | H. P. Lovecraft | Literary Roadhouse Ep 88 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:43:55


All the Assholes in the World and Mine - Charles Bukowski - LRH Ep 87

3/8/2017
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Discussion Notes: All the Assholes in the World and Mine Find this week’s story here: All the Assholes in the World and Mine by Charles Bukowski. Next week’s story: The Street by H. P. Lovecraft. Rated: Explicit. This week our hosts discuss Charles Bukowski’s short story about an alcoholic who is diagnosed with hemorrhoids and... The post All the Assholes in the World and Mine | Charles Bukowski | Literary Roadhouse Ep 87 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:32:14


Wildwood - Junot Diaz - Literary Roadhouse Ep 86

3/1/2017
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Discussion Notes: Wildwood Find this week’s story here: Wildwood by Junot Diaz. Next week’s story: All the Assholes in the World and Mine by Charles Bukowski. Rated: Explicit. This week our hosts discuss Wildwood by Junot Diaz, a short story that fits into Diaz’s novel The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Having read... The post Wildwood | Junot Diaz | Literary Roadhouse Ep 86 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:45:27


It Had To Be Murder - Cornell Woolrich - Literary Roadhouse Ep 85

2/20/2017
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Discussion Notes: It Had To Be Murder Find this week’s story here: It Had To Be Murder by Cornell Woolrich. Next week’s story: Wildwood by Junot Diaz. Rated: Clean. This week all four hosts were disappointed to discover that the story behind the movie Rear Window didn’t pack as much punch as the movie. The... The post It Had To Be Murder | Cornell Woolrich | Literary Roadhouse Ep 85 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:24:00


Mastiff - Joyce Carol Oates - Literary Roadhouse Ep 84

2/16/2017
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Discussion Notes: Mastiff Find this week’s story here: Mastiff by Joyce Carol Oates. Next week’s story: It Had To Be Murder by Cornell Woolrich. Rated: Clean. This week Gerald and Anais strongly disliked the story, while Rammy had lukewarm feelings. Thus, poor Maya was left all alone to defend the brilliance of this story! For... The post Mastiff | Joyce Carol Oates | Literary Roadhouse Ep 84 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:33:39


Depth Perception - Laura M. Gibson - Literary Roadhouse Ep 83

2/3/2017
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Discussion Notes: Depth Perception Find this week’s story here: Depth Perception by Laura M. Gibson. Next week’s story: Mastiff by Joyce Carol Oates. Rated: Adult themes, but does not contain explicit language. This week Maya, Gerald, Anais, and Rammy rave about Laura M. Gibson’s Depth Perception. In a rare feat, all four hosts loved the... The post Depth Perception | Laura M. Gibson | Literary Roadhouse Ep 83 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:28:22


Handicap - Elizabeth Chandler - Literary Roadhouse Ep 82

10/19/2016
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Discussion Notes: Handicap Find this week’s story here: Handicap by Elizabeth Chandler. Next week’s story: Depth Perception by Laura M. Gibson. Rated: Adult themes, but does not contain explicit language. This week Maya, Gerald, Anais, and Rammy discuss Handicap by Elizabeth Chandler. Overall, the hosts found the story confusing and couldn’t decipher the themes. Gerald... The post Handicap | Elizabeth Chandler | Literary Roadhouse Ep 82 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:34:28


Memento Mori - Nathan Nolan - Literary Roadhouse Ep 81

10/17/2016
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Discussion Notes: Memento Mori Find this week’s story here: Memento Mori by Nathan Nolan. Next week’s story: Handicap by Elizabeth Chandler. Rated: Adult themes, but does not contain explicit language. This week Maya, Gerald, Anais, and Rammy discuss Memento Mori by Nathan Nolan. This story forms the basis for Christopher Nolan’s cult movie Memento, and,... The post Memento Mori | Nathan Nolan | Literary Roadhouse Ep 81 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:38:20


Restoration - Ann Joslin Williams - Literary Roadhouse Ep 80

10/3/2016
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Discussion Notes: Restoration Find this week’s story here: Restoration by Ann Joslin Williams. Next week’s story: Memento Mori by Nathan Nolan. Rated: Explicit Themes and Language, though the explicit content is only at the end when we discuss recommendations for next week’s story. Discussion of Restoration itself is clean. This week Maya, Gerald, Anais, and... The post Restoration | Ann Joslin Williams | Literary Roadhouse Ep 80 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration: 00:27:32

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