The Bookening

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Our heroes discuss Remains of the Day. Includes Contextual Texan and Baggage Check.

Show Notes

Don't let Jake and Brandon's kids go hungry!

In this episode our heroes discuss Remains of the Day and decide it is even better than Close Reads. Sorry, Close Reads! :)

00:00 General Awesomeness
03:55 Donor Shout-outs
05:47 Apology for donor shout-outs that just happened
06:47 Context begins
10:38 Biography
11:54 Between two cultures
19:38 Setting
21:47 Influences
24:31 "Process"
27:37 Emotional truth
28:41 Post modernism
34:27 Post-colonialism
36:13 Keira Knightley's cheeckbones
37:10 Baggage check!
43:37 Modern morbid self-obsession
44:47 Nothing literary happens after this point

What is The Bookening?

3 guys—a pastor, a scholar, and their gleeful provocateur—discuss the great books. We take God and literature seriously—but the second one not overly so.