Fire the Canon

Ah, love.  We love it in all of its forms.  One of those forms is the love between Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning, both legendary poets, each married to the other.  But which is better?!  In the gladiatorial arena of romance, two love poems enter, but only one love poem leaves.  Rachel stans a cougar.  Jackie is a closeted sexist.  Theo learns that he’s not a learner.

Topics include: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Easy A, Rosemary’s Baby, exclamation points, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Goosebumps, Percy Bysshe Shelley weebs, how to calculate area

Content warning: slavery, drowning, miscarriage, infant death

Show Notes

Ah, love.  We love it in all of its forms.  One of those forms is the love between Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning, both legendary poets, each married to the other.  But which is better?!  In the gladiatorial arena of romance, two love poems enter, but only one love poem leaves.  Rachel stans a cougar.  Jackie is a closeted sexist.  Theo learns that he’s not a learner.

Topics include: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Easy A, Rosemary’s Baby, exclamation points, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Goosebumps, Percy Bysshe Shelley weebs, how to calculate area

Content warning: slavery, drowning, miscarriage, infant death

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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.