Fire the Canon

We read the final three chapters of John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces!  Hijinks ensue.  It’s time to learn the fate of Ignatius J. Reilly (and every other named character). Jackie stays out of Nebraska - for free!  Rachel puts on her criticism hat, against everyone else’s will.  Theo secretly becomes an e-boy!  Topics include: middle-aged Amelia Bedelia, explosions, Judy Garland worship, hyena lesbians, mustache, Back to the Future, Reddit bots, the Witch Incident, SpongeBob, War and Peace, the Bible, and ballin’/bawlin’ out.

 

Content warning: homophobia, racism, sexism, pet death, sex, violence

Show Notes

We read the final three chapters of John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces!  Hijinks ensue.  It’s time to learn the fate of Ignatius J. Reilly (and every other named character). Jackie stays out of Nebraska - for free!  Rachel puts on her criticism hat, against everyone else’s will.  Theo secretly becomes an e-boy!  Topics include: middle-aged Amelia Bedelia, explosions, Judy Garland worship, hyena lesbians, mustache, Back to the Future, Reddit bots, the Witch Incident, SpongeBob, War and Peace, the Bible, and ballin’/bawlin’ out.

 

Content warning: homophobia, racism, sexism, pet death, sex, violence

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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.