Fire the Canon

By Jackie, Rachel, Theo

Discover the hilarity hidden in the classics. Never read 'em? No problem. Join Jackie, Rachel, and Theo each Thursday as they break down the “great works” of Western literature for you and decide whether they should stay in the canon - or become cannon fodder.

  1. 1.
    Dune: Our Friends the Worms
    1:49:53
  2. 2.
    Lovecraft’s The Whisperer in Darkness: A Conversation with Author Ruthanna Emrys
    1:19:17
  3. 3.
    Dostoevsky’s The Dream of a Ridiculous Man: Electronic Jaculas
    1:08:59
  4. 4.
    Wuthering Heights Finale: Enough Mush for Two
    1:26:59
  5. 5.
    Wuthering Heights 2: Minchin’ and Munchin’
    1:29:57
  6. 6.
    Wuthering Heights 1: A Strange Choice of Favourites
    1:22:53
  7. 7.
    Frauds, Plagues, and Terrible Art: a (Mostly) Medieval Chat with Dr. Lotte Reinbold
    55:59
  8. 8.
    Goosebumps: Welcome to Dead House
    1:11:27
  1. 9.
    Goodnight Moon: In the French Style
    1:01:51
  2. 10.
    Sir Gawain & the Green Knight Finale: Even When You’re Right, It Seems So, So Wrong
    51:03
  3. 11.
    Sir Gawain & the Green Knight Part 2: The Cheeky Numbles
    1:02:36
  4. 12.
    Sir Gawain & the Green Knight Part 1: Spider Town
    1:11:35
  5. 13.
    A Delightful Chat with BookTuber Jess Owens
    1:02:32
  6. 14.
    A Confederacy of Dunces Finale: A Live Action Shot-For-Shot Remake of The Prince of Egypt
    49:32
  7. 15.
    A Confederacy of Dunces Part 2: Back to Hell, Ron Weasley!
    52:28
  8. 16.
    BONUS: America the Beautiful: July the 4th Be with You
    22:30
  9. 17.
    A Confederacy of Dunces Part 1: Speaking of Tools
    1:14:09
  10. 18.
    Bartleby the Scrivener: Love Home Alone 2
    1:04:31
  11. 19.
    BONUS: This One’s for the Dads: Talkin’ Songs with Jacob Waller
    1:04:59
  12. 20.
    The Wonderful Wizards of Pod Finale: Brother Wizard in the Sky
    1:13:28
  13. 21.
    The Wonderful Wizards of Pod Part 2: Dorothy and the Meat Dog
    1:22:28
  14. 22.
    The Wonderful Wizards of Pod Part 1: America’s Favorite Color
    1:10:37
  15. 23.
    The Crucible Finale: Call Me Father, Because I’m Dad
    1:02:44
  16. 24.
    The Crucible Part 3: The Wurst Witch
    1:23:03
  17. 25.
    The Most Dangerous Game: Death of a Sailsman (with Bekah Best)
    1:44:34
  18. 26.
    The Crucible Part 2: J’accuse!
    1:12:24
  19. 27.
    The Crucible Begins: The Sweet, Sweet Siren Call of Communism
    1:23:37
  20. 28.
    Story of the Stone with Jeannette Ng: Heavenly Bureaucracy
    1:33:15
  21. 29.
    A Puddle-Wonderful Springtime Poetry Extravaganza
    56:59
  22. 30.
    Parable of the Sower Finale: Still Not Pregnant, Lovin’ It
    1:22:04
  23. 31.
    Parable of the Sower Part 1: Bebopazaballz
    1:28:39
  24. 32.
    A Conversation with Author Lindsey Kelk
    1:34:54
  25. 33.
    Musical Interlude: (Oh Babe) You Disarm Me
    3:03
  26. 34.
    Pride & Prejudice Finale: Bing Bong’s at It Again
    1:18:12
  27. 35.
    Pride & Prejudice 4: Sneaky & Silent (& Looming)
    52:15
  28. 36.
    Pride & Prejudice 3: That’s Podcast Humor, Baby
    1:04:48
  29. 37.
    Pride & Prejudice 2: Shrubberies & Snubberies
    53:40
  30. 38.
    The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: A Great Poem. Good.
    35:25
  31. 39.
    Pride & Prejudice 1: Easy, Breezy, Beautiful, Darcy
    52:10
  32. 40.
    Catcher in the Rye Finale: Some Kind of Epiphany, Somehow
    55:22
  33. 41.
    Catcher in the Rye Part 1: A Prize for Little G
    53:04
  34. 42.
    Beowulf Bonus: Chatting with Dr. Brad Robinson
    45:25
  35. 43.
    Beowulf Finale: A Good Guy, a Good King
    31:01
  36. 44.
    Beowulf Part 1: For Bros, By Bros, About Bros
    50:45
  37. 45.
    Podyssey Finale: Playtime is Over
    46:36
  38. 46.
    A Christmas Carol Part 2: That Peculiar Christmas Flavor
    45:16
  39. 47.
    A Christmas Carol Part 1: Mankind is Our Business
    48:44
  40. 48.
    Musical Interlude: (That'd Be A) Happy Holiday
    2:33
  41. 49.
    Podyssey Part 4: Theo’s Revenge
    50:04
  42. 50.
    Podyssey Part 3: Elpenor 2024
    43:49

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