Fire the Canon

Y’all know the drill!  Shakespeare’s classic - boy and girl meet, fall in love immediately, and, through a series of misadventures, die.  Sure, it’s famous, but does it hold up?!  Jackie single-handedly defeats the whole purpose of the podcast.  Theo taints the whole thing.  Rachel helps high schoolers cheat on a quiz.  Topics include: secret societies, chocolate assholes, Ann Hathaway’s performance in Interstellar, the origin of bacon, early aughts fashion, Kony 2012, Jimmy Stewart, biting thumbs, arranged marriages, 100% illiteracy, Romiette and Julio, potions, West Side Story, the Muppets, The Lion King 2, 10 Things I Hate About You, She’s the Man, the Sarlacc, and evocative Italian things.

Content warning: death, suicide, poison, stabbing, honestly way too much talk about chocolate assholes.

Show Notes

Y’all know the drill!  Shakespeare’s classic - boy and girl meet, fall in love immediately, and, through a series of misadventures, die.  Sure, it’s famous, but does it hold up?!  Jackie single-handedly defeats the whole purpose of the podcast.  Theo taints the whole thing.  Rachel helps high schoolers cheat on a quiz.  Topics include: secret societies, chocolate assholes, Ann Hathaway’s performance in Interstellar, the origin of bacon, early aughts fashion, Kony 2012, Jimmy Stewart, biting thumbs, arranged marriages, 100% illiteracy, Romiette and Julio, potions, West Side Story, the Muppets, The Lion King 2, 10 Things I Hate About You, She’s the Man, the Sarlacc, and evocative Italian things.

Content warning: death, suicide, poison, stabbing, honestly way too much talk about chocolate assholes.

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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.