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Episode 104: Happy Idiot

This week, we're asking one simple question: Is ignorance bliss?

Plus, the Broads talk about their areas of ignorance, Erin tells the story of getting slapped, and we consider our favorite fraud. And much more.



Our picks from Broads and Books Episode 104: Happy Idiot


Amy: Leave the World Behind, Rumaan Alam

Erin: The Pessimists, Bethany Ball

Other Books:

Amy: Imagine Wanting Only This, Kristen Radtke (Graphic Memoir)

Erin: Broken In the Best Possible Way, Jenny Lawson (Humor, Memoir)

Pop Culture:

Amy: The Killing (Hulu)

Erin: The Housewife and the Shah Shocker (Hulu)



Broads and Books is the funny and feminist book podcast you need in your life! Each episode Amy and Erin choose a unique theme. Then we choose two fiction books, two other genre books (short story collections, memoir, non-fiction, true crime, poetry, etc.), and two pop culture picks based on that theme. We surprise each other with our picks, talk about why we like them, and give you unexpected recommendations for every reading taste. Along the way, we share embarrassing stories, pitch amazing-slash-crackpot business ideas, implicate ourselves in future crimes, check in on our Podcats, and so much more. Broads and Books is fresh, funny, thought-provoking, and basically the best time you'll have all week.

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