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Rough Draught

Aug 2020

How to Do Nothing

Kirsty & Carissa consider Animal Crossing, the environment, social media, art, communes, refusal, and the idea of Doing Nothing.


Topic: How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

Aug 2020

Gods of Jade and Shadow

Kirsty, Carissa, and special guest Michelle go on an adventure in 1920s Mexico featuring snarky demons, architecture, assertive heroines, and literal hellfire.


Topic: Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

Guest: @michellelegustaleer

Aug 2020

Death of the Author

Carissa & Kirsty discuss J.K. Rowling's transphobia as well as the more general idea of authorship with an assist from the classic essay by Barthes. Can we separate authors from their work? Should we? 


Topic: Discussion // "Death of the Author" by Roland Barthes

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

Aug 2020

Jane Eyre

Kirsty & Carissa go through a troubling orphaned childhood, private school, a governess job, and several marriage proposals only to conclude that women should not be locked in attics.


Topic: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore 

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