Episode 54: Cult of Personality


This week we're talking about cult classics, a theme idea suggested by our amazing listener, Kaileah!


We're also starting a new way of naming our episodes. And this week's name comes from "Cult of Personality," the song from the men who knew how to make 1980s neon unitards werk: Living Colour.


Also in the episode, we're talking about Amy's school for nerds and terrible taste in boots, Erin's love of khakis, and why internet trolls should learn to read. Also, we're pretty convinced the Broads and Books studio has a new ghost.


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Our picks this week:


Novels:

Amy: If on a Winter's Night a Traveler, Italo Calvino

Erin: The Dublin Murder Squad, Tana French


Other Books:

Amy: Best. Movie. Year. Ever, Brian Raftery (Nonfiction)

Erin: Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain (Memoir)


Pop Culture:

Amy: Party Down (TV)

Erin: Don't Fuck with Cats (Documentary, Netflix)



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