Apr 3, 2018
Episode Extravaganza is
our longest episode ever! We answer your questions! We answer our
questions! We talk about library fines, reading parties, stats, and
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In this episode
Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | Jessi
Here are the Bingo cards you can
download! (And yes,
Matthew did choose the Halloween theme for these because of course
are your actual library jobs?
did you start the podcast?
are your genres selected?
is the usual process for making the podcast? How do you do it from
two different countries? How long does it take?
could not find the “um ah” file. Sorry!
- Matthew’s mom says through email: “Hi, I enjoy
listening to your podcasts especially when you go off topic a
little. I never realised that Librarians are professional READERS.
I am amazed that you have to read so much and so widely. I also
enjoy your individual tweets about the trials of being a
ask on Twitter: “What would Vespidae's favourite book be? Follow-on
question: Would it be scratch 'n' sniff?”
asks on Facebook: “What’s the one trope in reading a book/graphic
novel/media consumption vehicle that completely turns you
asks on Facebook: “Are there some approaches you have that are good
at helping readers narrow down what they might like to try
- Walden100 asked in an iTunes review: “since you
are all librarians maybe you could talk about the difference
between Canada/US in a future episode?”
is the tallest/shortest podcaster?
you think the book club has worked to make you better at Readers
Advisory? How do you hope it is helping others to become better at
- What’s with that weird tone you use when
editing in other content?
your utter lack of feedback on the podcast make you feel like
you’re shouting out into the void?
genre/type of book are irresistible to you?
me more about these mythic reading parties? How do I throw one? Do
I have to shush people if they talk?
genres do you dread having show up?
do you do when you’re not reading?
was your favorite reading experience from bookclub so
are your email and website address so weird?
you appeared on any other podcasts?
- S.S. Librarianship
Episode 22 ("You should keep writing things!"): Matthew
talked about zines and why they should be in libraries.
Episode 44 ("A child was more likely to get Infinite
Jest... or Lady Chatterley's Lover."): Matthew talked about
Raspberry Pi computers and maker spaces.
Episode 66 ("It's this great love story - between a girl
and her rocket ship."): Anna and Matthew talked about their
experiences at the 2015 ALA Conference in San Francisco, and
conferences in general.
Episode 76 ("Open Source Toasters..."): Matthew talked
about X-Men comics.
- Circulating Ideas -
Episode 127: Matthew
talks about various library things
- Meanwhile... Back at the Comic Book
Shop: Blog vaguely
connected to Matthew’s old radio show
do you feel about your iTunes reviews?
are the samples in your intro from?
did you pick that song as your theme song?
Our special guests were (in
order): Sam Mills, Jorge Cardenas, Inti Dewey, Jon Newell, and RJ
- Should we do a year or nothing but romance
- Anna and Matthew will
be tabling at Grid
Zine Fest, April 14,
2018 in Salt Lake City
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Join us again on Tuesday, April
17th when our genre will be Essay
Then come back on Tuesday, May
1st when we’ll talk about the idea of Separating the
Art from the Artist.