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Comic's Book Club

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...


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,...


Sep 6, 2019

Josh Edelman comes on to discuss Bukowski's literary romp, the humping, pumping, hard drinking Women. Rebecca surprisingly likes it. They talk about the book a lot. Also, Josh used to be a magician. Bringer shows, being compared to people, Bukowski, Bukowski, Bukowski. This is the first of 3 Bukowski books covered for...


Aug 8, 2019

Lynn Maleh comes back on to discuss Amy Hempel's first new book in over a decade, Sing To It. Spending too much time on social media, married men, abortion, murder, dating the same man with a different face, do writers even know what they mean? Wishing you didn't need attention, dog shelters, feeling seen. The girls...


Jul 2, 2019

Comedian Bronston Jones comes on to discuss the novel A Confederacy of Dunces, a picaresque novel set in New Orleans that was published eleven years after the author's suicide. Rebecca has some trouble with the main character reminding of an ex-boyfriend, but they talk about the book a lot. Now including a brief...