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Rough Draught

22
Aug 2022

School of Rock (2003)

Listen. Sometimes you've just got to stick it to the man and rock out, dude. Let's discuss why this movie holds up better than almost any other.

 

Topic: School of Rock (2003), dir. Richard Linklater

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

4
Aug 2022

The Scarlet Letter

intrigue! moralistic judgment! witchcraft??? You guys know this one. Let's get silly.

 

Topic: The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

12
Jul 2022

Normal People

Kirsty & Carissa follow a tumultuous relationship over several years as Marianne & Connell deal with trauma, social status, and Being Irish.

 

Topic: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

14
Jun 2022

A Handful of Blue Earth

Kirsty & Carissa dive into this translation of Lebanese poetry to discuss the blending of various traditions, legends, and truths.

 

Topic: A Handful of Blue Earth by Vénus Khoury-Ghata

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

17
May 2022

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

Kirsty & Carissa dive into Audre Lorde's biomythography to discuss heritage, relationships, and self-discovery.

 

Topic: Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

13
May 2022

Telegraph Avenue

Kirsty & Carissa take a trip to Oakland to talk community, music, interpersonal drama, and redemption.

 

Topic: Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

3
May 2022

The Truman Show (1998)

Now we're really hitting the classics. Kirsty & Carissa enter the moon dome to discuss perceived reality, trust, self, and, of course, capitalism.

 

Topic: The Truman Show (dir. Peter Weir)

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

12
Apr 2022

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Kirsty & Carissa enter an eternal battle between good and evil that begins in 19th century England. Jonathan Joestar meets Dio Brando! Tensions are high! There may be vampires involved! Words alone simply cannot communicate what is happening here!

 

Topic: Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part 1: Phantom Blood by Hirohiko Araki

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

1
Apr 2022

What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes?

Kirsty & Carissa dig into poetry that draws from several sources, including AI and various folklore.

 

Topic: What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes? by Arlene Kim

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

29
Mar 2022

8 Mile (2002)

Kirsty & Carissa snap back to reality (ope!) to discuss Eminem, friendship, confidence, and deeply satisfying rap battles.

 

Topic: 8 Mile (dir. Curtis Hanson)

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

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