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Rough Draught

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

30
Mar 2021

Nothing to Envy

Kirsty & Carissa explore the stories of several defectors from North Korea & discuss bias, responsibility, and the value of personal experience.

 

Topic: Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

16
Mar 2021

The Phantom Tollbooth

Kirsty & Carissa take a road trip to a land of learning, meeting a wide cast of characters and discovering the joys of the world around them along the way.

 

Topic: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

5
Mar 2021

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Kirsty & Carissa go on a modern Southern gothic road trip featuring supernatural entities, bodily fluids, and sweet sweet emotional catharsis.

 

Topic: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

25
Feb 2021

Ninth House

Kirsty & Carissa go to YALE for some dark academia gore: ghosties and rituals and emotional trauma and romance and more.

 

Topic: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

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