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Read Weird 07: "Fairy Tale is Form, Form is Fairy Tale" by Kate Bernheimer

7/29/2017
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In this episode, Carlea and Lindsay discuss Kate Bernheimer's essay "Fairy Tale is Form, Form is Fairy Tale", and give you some weird reading recommendations.

Duration: 01:00:05


Read Weird 05: Strangeness from Language

6/26/2017
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In this episode, Carlea and Lindsay discuss techniques and exercises that use language to create strangeness, and listener Scott talks about Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

Duration: 00:56:56


Read Weird, Episode 04: “Fever Dream” by Samanta Schweblin

6/12/2017
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In this episode, Carlea and Lindsay discuss a Samanta Schweblin's novel Fever Dream, and Jonathan Wlodarski talks about reading Julie Andrews.

Duration: 01:09:12


Read Weird 03: "The Botanist's House" by Kathryn Davis

5/29/2017
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Carlea and Lindsay discuss an excerpt of Kathryn Davis's novel The Silk Road, titled "The Botanist's House", and guest contributor Vanessa Wang recounts her formative experience reading Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Duration: 00:56:49


Read Weird 02: "A Message from the Emperor" by Franz Kafka

5/16/2017
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Carlea and Lindsay discuss "A Message from the Emperor" by Franz Kafka, and Lindsay recounts her formative experience reading Karin Tidbeck's short story "Beatrice".

Duration: 01:05:32


Read Weird 01: "Dinner" by Amelia Gray

4/30/2017
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Carlea and Lindsay talk about their philosophy of weirdness, discuss the short story “Dinner” by Amelia Gray, and recount Carlea’s formative experience reading Aimee Bender’s The Girl in the Flammable Skirt.

Duration: 00:58:52