Fire the Canon

Well, a new year has come, and once again we find ourselves in 1984.  Or do we????  Join us as we discuss Part 1 of George Orwell’s dystopian classic.  Theo immediately causes trouble/aspires to become a party man.  Jackie throws her hat in the ring for the Most Confusing Sentence Award. Rachel quotes her favorite politicians.  Theo’s brother makes his podcast debut.  Topics include: the traditional LotR quote, overalls, the Vape Queen, conversion trouble, milk bars, hacking, creepy bathrooms, homemade dog heads, Clacky, The Proposal with Sandra Bullock, participation trophies, Mean Girls, The Screwtape Letters, Scrooge moments, and the party man.  

Rachel’s restaurant recommendation: Coronado PHX in Phoenix, Arizona.

Content warning: brief reference to child sexual abuse material, homophobia, sexism, cockroaches, violence, and antisemitism

Show Notes

Well, a new year has come, and once again we find ourselves in 1984.  Or do we????  Join us as we discuss Part 1 of George Orwell’s dystopian classic.  Theo immediately causes trouble/aspires to become a party man.  Jackie throws her hat in the ring for the Most Confusing Sentence Award. Rachel quotes her favorite politicians.  Theo’s brother makes his podcast debut.  Topics include: the traditional LotR quote, overalls, the Vape Queen, conversion trouble, milk bars, hacking, creepy bathrooms, homemade dog heads, Clacky, The Proposal with Sandra Bullock, participation trophies, Mean Girls, The Screwtape Letters, Scrooge moments, and the party man.  

Rachel’s restaurant recommendation: Coronado PHX in Phoenix, Arizona.

Content warning: brief reference to child sexual abuse material, homophobia, sexism, cockroaches, violence, and antisemitism

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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.