In this episode we talk Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson, including L. Ron Hubbard: hacker of the high seas, Sapir-Wharf hypothesis, Mafia Pizza delivery, toilet paper usage as allegory, killer robots who identify as cutesy, Brandys and Clints, dentata for the win, and don't forget to call your mother. There are lots of levels.
In this episode we talk about book news, including don't come for YA twitter lest YA twitter comes for you, a publisher in a Russia tries to pull a Sailor Moon, Pepe the Frog says goodbye, Liz apparently attends county budget meetings, and we anxiously await the results of juggalos vs fascists.
In this episode we talk about Fried Green Tomatoes by Fannie Flagg, Big George will just keep cleaning this knife, obviously they're just friends, Greek Drama BBQ, and the secret is in the sauce, officers.
In this episode, we talk with Summer Heacock about her new book, The Awkward Path to Getting Lucky, as well as Amish relationships, that one time with Ranger, reverse unicorn horns, Emily and Liz clear the air about the Magicians, the number one rule of magic camp, and we permanently ban It from the show. Check out Summer's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Awkward-Path-Getting-Lucky-Novel/dp/0778330850/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1506380973&sr=8-1&keywords=the+awkward+path+to+getting+lucky
In this episode we talk book news, including the wild west of internet content is over, trolling the TSA with Sex Criminals, apparently the NYPD has a bee hive, Emily is here to tell you about some trash, and don't prank call Megan unless you want some INFORMATION.
In this episode we talk Book News, including James Patterson and Bill Clinton slash, some people need to calm down about free little libraries, Grain Sorghum is at it again, how Emily was duped into representing a white supremacist because she couldn't be bothered to hit the Googles, and you just can't dunk on bees.
In this episode of Epilogue we discuss A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev, including Neha's greatest achievements, how to reach peak India, when it's okay to track down someone's estranged, dying mother without their permission (hint: never), and we way over-analyze a sex scene.
In this episode we talk book news, including the beauty of uncertainty, the reason you might want to laminate your kindle, Liz and Emily are not here for Flowers in the Attic, Elena Ferrante is still alright, smart houses are the devil, Kory Stamper teaches us fun new meanings of words we already know, and don't blame interns for your poor decisions.
In this episode we talk about Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts, an over abundance of training montages, sex magicians, how you can't go adventuring with someone else's dog,everyone's a little too free with the blood oaths, SCUBA safety, the Mandela Effect as it applies to sex, and Emily definitely read the prologue this time.
In this episode we talk book news, including the worst object to use as a bookmark, texting is the new passing notes, He Who Must Not Be Named and his book deal, Starbucks is not worth breaking quarantine for, land disputes in Utah, how to get baby eagles, and 2Ways2Go fan-fiction rears it's ugly head again.
In this episode we talk about Nobody's Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Philips, how genetics work, the latest daily developments in string theory, feminist mountain communes, how the bachelor is relevant to everything, we briefly touch on Megan's deepest fears, and the episode goes off the rails because moonshine is a hell of a drug. We were drinking Heartbreak Mountain: 1 pt moonshine 2 pts cherry or pomegranate juice Top it off with sprite or tonic
In this episode we discuss February book news, including Chad Michael Murray just wants to heal America, Liz won't let go of what happened in It, Professor Trelawney's Sex-ed course, wizard condoms and magical STIs, changes at the Library of Congress, translating profanity with the Marquis de Sade, and thirst has no curfew.
In which we discuss the Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, how to trick a polar bear, the troubling logistics of a fish daemon, the Alethiometer is Google, dog daemons are a shit deal, Liz is interested in the Balloon Mile High club, and witch better have my money.
In which we discuss book news, the pettiness of author doxxing, the use of pseudonyms, how to summon a nearby romance novelist without a blood sacrifice, Stephen King wants your blood for legit purposes, and Liz is having a little trouble with a couple concepts in "It".
In this episode we discuss October book news, Lestat goes to Atlantis and beyond, we have questions about vampires in space, Franz Kafka made some questionable choices, and we repeat: Friends don't let friends publish posthumously.
In this episode we talk about the political power of libraries, Stephanie Meyer's at it again, our new librarian of congress who is actually - of all things - a librarian, and B&N accidentally posts Pokemon porn and we have questions. PLUS new segments: This One Time in the Library from Megan, our resident tireless public servant, and Lifting the Veil - behind-the-scenes publishing stories from Emily