Saturday Show #55: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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19th April

A performance of “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

The Yellow Wallpaper


Saturday Show #54: Seize the Day by Saul Bellow (Or, Holden Caulfield Ages)

5th April

Analyzing the novella “Seize the Day” by Saul Bellow and the philosophical nature of post-modern literary fiction.

Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
Almost Home by Frank Marcopolos
Real Writers’ Workshop Meetup
On the Genealogy of Morals by Friedrich Nietzsche


Saturday Show #53: The Country Husband by John Cheever (Or, The Universe Doesn’t Care About Your Nonsense)

22nd March

Analyzing “The Country Husband” by John Cheever and the documentary “Searching for Sugar Man.”

Show Notes:

John Cheever
Searching for Sugar Man
Almost Home


Saturday Show #52: The Cloak by Isak Dinesen (Secretly Known as Karen Blixen) + A Secret History of the American Crash by Gonzalo Lira

9th March

What is the purpose of a postmodern literary story? How is it different from storytelling styles of the past? And why should you care? Plus, Frank reads an excerpt from “The Cloak” by Isak Dinesen (pen name of Danish author Karen Blixen) and from the new novel “A Secret History of the American Clash” by … Read More »


Saturday Show #51: A Very Short Story by Ernest Hemingway

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1st March

A podcast with Papa. And other thoughts, theories, things.

Show notes/relevant links:

In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway
Hardcore History – Must-Listen Podcasting
The Lost Generation
Geniuses Together: American Writers in Paris
Teddy Roosevelt – Rough Riders
Sexual Sickness
Psychology
American Psycho