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Comic's Book Club

Jul 1, 2020

Join Molly Sanchez & Rebecca revisit a book that scared Molly so much as a child she thought about it once a month for the rest of her life, Sweet Valley High Book 13. Intrigue, rich people, kidnapping, classism, sexual innuendos between siblings, leukemia, this book has it all! Also, death books for kids, you either...


Jun 25, 2020

Fellow Connecticutian Laura Manasewich joins Rebecca to discuss Retta's debut memoir, So Close To Being The Shit Y'all Don't Even Know. Wanting to be good at Twitter, talking yourself out of trying, Yale's Science of Wellbeing course, your life isn't over if you stop being in entertainment, not giving a shit in a...


Jun 18, 2020

Mike Drucker, head writer for Full Frontal W/ Samantha Bee, joins Rebecca to discuss the first pop culture phenomenon, Young Werther, a romantic tragedy written in 18th century Europe. Killing yourself because of romance being seen as very romantic, being a huge try hard, trying to "act deep" your way into a...


Jun 11, 2020

Rebecca's favorite author Laurie Notaro comes on to discuss her final book, a historical novel about female aviatrixes who were much better at flying than Amelia Earhardt. Also tips for writing humor essays, publishing is brutal, and musings on what social change will be sparked by COVID.

*Episode recorded in mid-May*


May 28, 2020

Musician Ceschi Ramos joins Rebecca to discuss On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, a letter from a Vietnamese American poet to his illiterate mother set in Connecticut, where both of them are also from. Working class Connecticut, the sacrifices we make for beauty, is destruction necessary for art, G.I. Johns, deathbeds,...