Jul 17, 2018
This month our genre is Nordic/Scandinavian Noir! There’s coldness and darkness in fiction, blood on snow, screaming children, and we ask (and answer) whether Iceland has pizza. Plus: Brendan Fraser in Caveman, P.I.!
Jun 19, 2018
This month our genre is Military Non-Fiction! We talk about defining war, sword fighting, genocide, and conscription. Plus: Trebuchets!
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May 15, 2018
Our genre this episode is Comedic Science Fiction & Fantasy. We talk about anachronisms, comedy in sci fi/fantasy and sci fi/fantasy in comedy, "laugh out loud" funny vs. "clever" funny, and more!
Apr 17, 2018
In this 80 minute episode we talk about Essay Collections! We get into some deep topics this time, talking about precarity, race relations, and cultural differences between Canada and the USA. We also wonder if it’s possible to find books about feminism that blow your mind when you’re already familiar with the idea....
Mar 20, 2018
This episode we discuss the genre of Southern Gothic! We talk about the “key elements” of Southern Gothic fiction (plantations, swamps, secrets, and racism), gothic vs goth fiction, vampires, rural fiction, pessimism, the fantastic, and space crystal meth. Plus: One of us is utterly baffled by the popularity of this...