The Bookening

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The Bookening reviews Charlotte's Web.

Show Notes

Our heroes very much liked this book, and in this episode they talk about it, contrasting it with some of the other, lesser children's books they've read.

00:00 The show begins
03:43 Jake's baggage
05:03 Brandon's baggage
10:20 Bookening baggage
13:45 Nathan's baggage
14:45 Fundamentals!!!!
20:37 What makes this book so great?
24:33 Irony done well
30:29 Nathan closes the loop
33:06 Representative details
38:00 Sentiment free
39:57 Great literary spiders and existentialism
46:30 Donor Shout-outs!

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.