Fire the Canon

Today we read and discuss Part 1 of The Metamorphosis, the famous tale of Gregor Samsa, a salesman who awakens one morning to find himself transformed into some sort of monstrous insect. Theo gives himself an award. Jackie flails around like a Muppet, as usual. Rachel runs the gamut of hellish experiences at Heathrow Airport. Topics include: Jackie’s feelings towards her great-grandfather, our largest demographic, Amburgers & Wootbeer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Stephen on the road, German breakfast rolls, peeing in/on the Church of Scientology, Seven Habits of Highly Affected People, cloacae, “okey-dokey, Ootheocae!”, Bug Juice, really great ways to eat ants, Baba Yaga, Nathan Fielder, tight grindsets, and Josh Groban.
Content warning: some serious cockroach talk

Show Notes

Today we read and discuss Part 1 of The Metamorphosis, the famous tale of Gregor Samsa, a salesman who awakens one morning to find himself transformed into some sort of monstrous insect.  Theo gives himself an award.  Jackie flails around like a Muppet, as usual.  Rachel runs the gamut of hellish experiences at Heathrow Airport.  Topics include: Jackie’s feelings towards her great-grandfather, our largest demographic, Amburgers & Wootbeer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Stephen on the road, German breakfast rolls, peeing in/on the Church of Scientology, Seven Habits of Highly Affected People, cloacae, “okey-dokey, Ootheocae!”, Bug Juice, really great ways to eat ants, Baba Yaga, Nathan Fielder, tight grindsets, and Josh Groban.
Content warning: some serious cockroach talk


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What is Fire the Canon?

Prefer your books in comedy form, but still want to sound smart at parties? We got you. Discover the hilarity hidden in the classics with new episodes every Thursday.