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Rough Draught

12
Jan 2021

2021 Draughties

Kirsty & Carissa revisit the books of Rough Draught 2020, and none of the real-life events. Who will win the coveted Best Classic, or some of the more obscure Draughties? Let's find out!

7
Jan 2021

A Fashionably Dead Christmas

Carissa & Kirsty celebrate the holidays with a litany of angelic, demonic, and vampiric figures. It's...really...something.

 

Topic: A Fashionably Dead Christmas by Robyn Peterman

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

5
Jan 2021

The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell

Kirsty & Carissa delve into spy work to discover how treason works, why people might commit treason, and whether or not anyone actually cares about treason.

 

Topic: The Spy Who Couldn't Spell by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

30
Dec 2020

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Kirsty & Carissa visit another classic fantasy world, consider the definition of allegory, and enjoy good old-fashioned imagination.

 

Topic: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

17
Dec 2020

Genre

Kirsty & Carissa discuss the concept of genre: purpose, execution, and personal interaction with.

 

Topic: The Concept of Genre

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

15
Dec 2020

Leave the World Behind

Kirsty & Carissa head out to Long Island for a relaxing and mildly apocalyptic vacation. On the way, they consider what it would be like if every waking moment were crucially important.

 

Topic: Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

7
Dec 2020

The Princess Diaries

Kirsty & Carissa get a makeover and learn how to be princesses of vague fictional European countries as well as how to deal with parents, friends, and boys.

Topic: The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

1
Dec 2020

Evicted

Kirsty & Carissa are joined by friend and future lawyer Sylvia to discuss eviction, poverty, and the complex and exploitative nature of the private housing market.

 

Topic: Evicted by Matthew Desmond

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

17
Nov 2020

The Rules

Kirsty & Carissa learn how to do the rules and secure the men of their dreams*!!! Stop calling men and listen to this episode immediately.

*90s conventions and culture wars apply.

 

Topic: The Rules by Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

9
Nov 2020

The Good Nurse

Kirsty & Carissa take a terrifying journey through Northeastern American hospitals with Charles Cullen, a remarkably unsubtle serial killer.

 

Topic: The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

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