Fire the Canon

Well, well, well, look who we have here - Jackie’s previous poetry professor (and poet), Ross White. We discuss Ross’s favorite poem: Shelley’s badass masterpiece (badassterpiece?), Ozymandias. Rachel insults all poets. Theo therapizes/becomes the executive, legislative, and judicial producer. Jackie continues to have singularly unique experiences. Topics include: Downsizing (2017), tiny things, Breaking Bad, badassery, The Little Prince, Star Wars, really good salads, the eternal American empire, Charlie Friendship, Luca, My Life as a Teenage Robot, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Lost, objective sonic value, ska, long flowing skirts, Leprechaun 2: Back 2 the Hood, and A Ghost Story (the Kesha film).
Poets & poems mentioned: Matthew Olzmann, Dorothy Wordsworth from Some Say the Lark by Jennifer Chang, Song by Brigit Pegeen Kelly, The Orange by Wendy Cope
Check out Ross’ podcasts, The Chap Book and Trivia Escape Pod!

Show Notes

Well, well, well, look who we have here - Jackie’s previous poetry professor (and poet), Ross White.  We discuss Ross’s favorite poem: Shelley’s badass masterpiece (badassterpiece?), Ozymandias.  Rachel insults all poets.  Theo therapizes/becomes the executive, legislative, and judicial producer.  Jackie continues to have singularly unique experiences.  Topics include: Downsizing (2017), tiny things, Breaking Bad, badassery, The Little Prince, Star Wars, really good salads, the eternal American empire, Charlie Friendship, Luca, My Life as a Teenage Robot, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Lost, objective sonic value, ska, long flowing skirts, Leprechaun 2: Back 2 the Hood, and A Ghost Story (the Kesha film).
Poets & poems mentioned: Matthew Olzmann, Dorothy Wordsworth from Some Say the Lark by Jennifer Chang, Song by Brigit Pegeen Kelly, The Orange by Wendy Cope
Check out Ross’ podcasts, The Chap Book and Trivia Escape Pod!

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