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Robert Frost’s Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening: They’re All Pippin

December 2, 2021

We read that wintry Frosty Rob classic! Here’s the deal: we literally talked about this poem for almost a week after recording. Should we have said some of that stuff during the episode? You decide. Anyway, don’t miss the Marvel-style post-credits scene! Theo is looking for a sugar mama (this is not a joke). Rachel gets s’owned. Jackie munches on some paper. Topics include: sea shanties, French henchmen, the United Nations flag, classic slapstick, the Beatles, Vietnam, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Woods, Muppets, the clown beat, secret messages, limericks again, Donald Trump deepfakes, John Stamos & Frank Sinatra’s son, serial killers, Joe Rogan’s poetic interpretation, Dr. Seuss, and Dadaism. Content warning: suicide aYWPsxNPBx9MBSft980M

Lysistrata: A Newer, More Glamorous, Supremely Seductive Me

November 25, 2021

We read Aristophanes’ classic Ancient Greek sex comedy, Lysistrata!  It’s good to be back, baby.  Join us as we revel in this extremely crude no-nut classic.  Theo finally keeps his dang shirt on.  Jackie writes a road rap.  Rachel brags about her great rapport with babies.Topics include: a billion dick jokes, No Nut November, a compliment pizza, Lucky Charms, NPR joke books, Lake Wobegon, Monica Lewinsky, Millenials, allergy denial, walking poo, Opa callbacks, Puke Bush Swamp, Bingoing, dads and vegetarianism, essential amino acids, the moneymaker, spider peens, Oscar Isaac, a crocodile of penises, Tubbly Bubbly, gem-like phlegm, famous pimps, Three Cowboys, Key & Peele, and the World Wide Web.

The Little Prince Finale: Mr. Pig Expert

November 18, 2021

The curtain closes on our reading of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic book, The Little Prince. Appropriately, this episode bounces around between silly, informative, and touching. Join us on this journey through the stars! Theo goes from nasty & rude to touching. Jackie is called Scary Theo & Scary Jack. (Jackie’s cats don’t make the cut.). Rachel tells a seriously gruesome tale. Topics include: rats vs. mice, the WNBA, Moses Moody, pigs and pancakes, procrastination, the cat keeper, the scary drawings rap, a rectangular penis, loud water bottles, buried treasure, misterstresses, Force ghosts, visual jokes, The Dark Crystal, Skeksis, Jim Henson fanaticism, and Rumspringa. Content warning: animal & human death, gore, suicide, racism

Dune (2021) vs. Dune (1984) with Jess Owens: A Cat with a Rat Taped to It

November 11, 2021

We hosted a watch party of the (spoilers) BIZARRE 1980s Dune, and then separately watched the 2021 version, and now we’re here to tell you all what we think.  Theo loves David Lynch’s grotesquerie. Jess is Judge Judy.  Rachel shares her favorite group of white guys.  Jackie doesn’t want to talk about Dune ever again.  Topics include: Saw, torture porn vs. food porn, Biblical-level disgusting, anti-gravity belts, hot pot, Timmy Chevrolet, Daddy Leto, Mimosa Mike, Ursula K. Le Guin, NK Jemisin, Duncan Utah, Ned Stark vibes, a very happy old man, The Lord of the Rings again, the Zendaya hype train, NFT drama, cancel culture, old book drama, The Black Witch, and Veronica Roth. Random Recommendations:  Jade City by Fonda Lee; The Book CommuniRead Book Club

The Little Prince Part 1: We Like Sheep!

November 4, 2021

The gang reads and discusses Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s melancholy children’s classic The Little Prince.  Turns out Saint-Exupéry led a surprisingly exciting and sensual life!  Find out all about it in this exclusive episode.  (Our apologies in advance for the probably-offensive attempts at French accents.)  Rachel is the freaking birthday girl.  Jackie’s not very wrong.  Theo forbids his friends from harmonizing.  Topics include: No Nut November, Handel’s Messiah, friendly pranks, Professor Josh Levine, Gregor Mendel, Felix Mendelssohn, Nazi-killin’, airplane trends, mail/male pilots, Gaturro vs. Garfield, Jimmy Hoffa, the gift of rocks, kindred spirits, making friends as an adult, whole-assing twelve friendships, Farmville, and Candy Crush.