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Rough Draught

22
Jul 2021

Meditations in an Emergency

Kirsty & Carissa flex the poetry part of their brains to discuss Big Feelings in New York - a favorite genre.

 

Topic: Meditations in an Emergency by Frank O'Hara

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

30
Jun 2021

Red Rising

Kirsty & Carissa tackle a frustratingly-full-of-potential dystopia that ostensibly imagines a Hunger Games / Game of Thrones / Ender's Game medley with a protagonist problem.

 

Topic: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

21
Jun 2021

Luigi Number One

Kirsty & Carissa pay homage to fanfiction as an art and to the great and mighty Luigi, Mr. Lean n' Green, who has long been overshadowed by his inferiorly mustached brother.

 

Topic: Luigi Number One by Luigi Enthusiast

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

26
May 2021

The Wretched of the Earth

Kirsty & Carissa discuss Fanon's seminal treatise on colonialism, decolonization, and sociology, while discovering exactly how many times they can say the word "colonize" in an hour.

 

Topic: The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

19
May 2021

Mandy (2018)

Kirsty & Carissa take a brief break from the world of literature to discuss a trippy, stressful-then-decidedly-not-stressful culty horror film starring the greatest actor of our time.

 

Topic: Mandy (dir: Panos Cosmatos)

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

11
May 2021

Ghost Wall

Kirsty & Carissa cosplay as ancient Britons to explore the connections between power, violence, masculinity, ritual, and snacks.

 

Topic: Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

5
May 2021

The Yellow Wallpaper

Carissa & Kirsty finally confront the wallpaper in the room and discuss isolation, misogyny, and sensory horror.

 

Topic: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

30
Apr 2021

Judging a Book by Its Cover

Kirsty & Carissa challenge each other to identify book plots solely by the covers. Mostly nonsense. Enjoy.

 

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

21
Apr 2021

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Carissa & Kirsty follow the White Rabbit on a nostalgic trip featuring identity crises and character analysis of Alice. 

 

Topic: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

7
Apr 2021

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

Kirsty & Carissa set out to solve the mystery surrounding love, class, science, and murder in this smart period drama.

 

Topic: The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

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