Fire the Canon

Happy Halloween, canoneers! In this spooktacular bonus episode, we read and discuss five selections from Alvin Schwartz's "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" series. Infamous for their horrifyingly non-child friendly accompanying illustrations, these lil guys were a staple of late twentieth century childhood (for one of our hosts, anyway).  Theo gets white girl wasted and removes his shirt. Jackie's mailbox is used to commit multiple felonies. Rachel keeps it light. And finally, two out of two women on this podcast agree: they would eat the fish. Topics include: weebs, Schrodinger’s nips, well-fitting suits, Men’s Wearhouse, power moves, Three-o’s return, A Series of Unfortunate Events, hissing intent, Gator Grove, the importance of pre-nups, expensive sombreros, the psittacosaurus, xoloitzcuintli, rabies, two-legged horses, whether rats make good pets, demonologist-veterinarians, Tumblr, Harry Styles x Your Name, The Twilight Zone, Cherie Berry, and future handwriting.

Stories discussed: "Harold", "The Wreck", "Alligators", "Sam's New Pet", and "The Bed by the Window".

Show Notes

Happy Halloween, canoneers! In this spooktacular bonus episode, we read and discuss five selections from Alvin Schwartz's "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" series. Infamous for their horrifyingly non-child friendly accompanying illustrations, these lil guys were a staple of late twentieth century childhood (for one of our hosts, anyway).  Theo gets white girl wasted and removes his shirt. Jackie's mailbox is used to commit multiple felonies. Rachel keeps it light. And finally, two out of two women on this podcast agree: they would eat the fish. Topics include: weebs, Schrodinger’s nips, well-fitting suits, Men’s Wearhouse, power moves, Three-o’s return, A Series of Unfortunate Events, hissing intent, Gator Grove, the importance of pre-nups, expensive sombreros, the psittacosaurus, xoloitzcuintli, rabies, two-legged horses, whether rats make good pets, demonologist-veterinarians, Tumblr, Harry Styles x Your Name, The Twilight Zone, Cherie Berry, and future handwriting. Stories discussed: "Harold", "The Wreck", "Alligators", "Sam's New Pet", and "The Bed by the Window".

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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.