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Episode 74: I Put a Spell on You

This week, we're looking to magic to lift spirits. Our picks have literal and metaphorical spells, along with other types of witchery.

Plus, Erin and Amy develop the haunted house for 2020, complete with news tickers, Goop eggs, and jack-in-the-boxes with terrifying refrains.

If you haven't had the pleasure, watch this video for the mehhhh noise that exemplifies 2020.

And listen to "I Put a Spell on You," the song from Nina Simone that inspired this week's episode.


Our picks from Broads and Books Episode 74: I Put a Spell on You


Amy: Follow Me to Ground, Sue Rainsford

Erin: Little Disasters, Sarah Vaughn

Other Books:

Amy: Lady Romeo: The Radical, Revolutionary Life of Charlotte Cushman, America’s First Celebrity, Tana Wojczuk

Erin: "The Grownup," Gillian Flynn

Pop Culture:

Amy: Lovecraft Country (TV, HBO)

Erin: Conviction: American Panic (Podcast)

And hey: don't take your rights for granted. VOTE. Register to vote, and/or sign up to be a poll worker!



Broads and Books is a book podcast. A funny podcast. A feminist podcast. And one of the BEST podcasts. Each week 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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