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Rough Draught

28
Aug 2019

53 - The Importance of Being Earnest

Kirsty & Carissa fling themselves into a delightfully cynical exploration of Victorian pettiness, Bunburyism, and stress eating 30 muffins.

 

Topic: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

20
Aug 2019

52 - This Is How You Lose the Time War

Kirsty & Carissa enter a multidimensional, time-traveling epistolary love story featuring two rivals who thrive on luxe language and vibrant experiences and conclude that the book is, at its core, a love letter to love letters themselves.

 

Topic: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

14
Aug 2019

51 - The Uninhabitable Earth

Carissa & Kirsty glimpse several potential futures as they discuss the realities and possibilities of climate change, how the world interacts with climate change, and what that means for humanity.

 

Topic: The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

7
Aug 2019

50 - New Moon

In a 50th episode celebration, Kirsty & Carissa return to vampire- and werewolf-infested Forks to find out what happens when your boyfriend dumps you! Spoiler alert: it's not good.

 

Topic: New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

30
Jul 2019

49 - Harry Potter 7

Kirsty & Carissa take one last field trip to Hogwarts & beyond in an attempt to destroy every Horcrux, because Dumbledore said so, and defeat Voldemort in a meaningful way.

 

Topic: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

23
Jul 2019

48 - Obsidian Son

Kirsty & Carissa are full of regret as they recount possibly the most painful reading experience of their lives, featuring cool hot dudes, naked dragon ladies, lots of money, questionable comic book references, and rare book collecting.

 

Topic: Obsidian Son by Shayne Silvers

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

18
Jul 2019

47 - To Kill a Mockingbird

Carissa & Kirsty revisit an American classic to examine the intricacies of a small-town Southern childhood in terms of both what is spoken and unspoken.

 

Topic: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

9
Jul 2019

46 - Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Carissa & Kirsty embrace summertime and join four relatable high school gals to trade pants and stories about divorced parents, adrenaline chases, recognition of mortality, and Being Too Pretty.

 

Topic: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

1
Jul 2019

45 - Good Omens

Kirsty & Carissa join an angel and a demon in their race to find the Antichrist and avert Armageddon. Also featured: witches, witchfinders, hellhounds, maggots, Queen, aliens, and biker gangs with creative nicknames.

 

Topic: Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

25
Jun 2019

44 - Harry Potter 6

Kirsty & Carissa make a return trip to Hogwarts, but this time, it's a teen romance! Time to learn about Voldemort's past, question Dumbledore's decision-making, and aggressively stalk Draco Malfoy.

 

Topic: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore