Fire the Canon

This episode covers the first half-ish of J.R.R. Tolkien’s translation of Beowulf. Jackie shares her murderous daydreams, and Theo tells an okay Yu-Gi-Oh! joke. Beowulf and Grendel share a disarming encounter, about which Grendel’s mother has something to say. Topics include: Beowulf/Breca shipping, good parenting, amateur Frankensteining, and what constitutes a valuable ally.

Show Notes

This episode covers the first half-ish of J.R.R. Tolkien’s translation of Beowulf. Jackie shares her murderous daydreams, and Theo tells an okay Yu-Gi-Oh! joke. Beowulf and Grendel share a disarming encounter, about which Grendel’s mother has something to say. Topics include: Beowulf/Breca shipping, good parenting, amateur Frankensteining, and what constitutes a valuable ally.

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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.