Praise be! Before the release of Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, Courtenay, Shannon, and Shannon take you on an alarming trip through the dystopian world of Gilead. Catch up on the events of the 1985 novel, plus the first three seasons of the Hulu series. And remember . . . nolite te bastardes carborundorum.
Sorry for the hiatus, folks! We’re still dealing with some technical issues on the site, but don’t worry—we’re still recording new content for ya!
Better late than never, though, as we’re excited to bring you this recap of 90s romance sensation, The Notebook. We unearth some ground-breaking truths that no one in the past 20 years has figured out, so be sure to tune in!
In every pod that must be done, there is an element of fun. And finding that fun was a snap this week, thanks to special guest Shannon (not to be confused with Shannon Prime, our regular co-host). Join Courtenay and Shannon Squared as we explain everything you need to know about Mary Poppins before the new movie comes out this weekend!
It’s a bright cold day in December and the clocks are striking…one, I guess. With the recent elections and all the politics talk, we figured the time was right to cover the oft-referenced George Orwell classic, 1984. Enjoy!
Ve vant to suck your blood! In part two of our Tana double header, the PCF crew discusses that age old question: “What makes a vampire a vampire?” Can they handle direct sunlight? Are they susceptible to stakes, garlic, and/or decapitation? We try to get to the bottom of it all by discussing the many ways vampires are depicted in pop culture.
In this new episode, we’re joined by our resident children’s literature expert Heidi to talk about children’s author Roald Dahl. We discuss the life, work, and impact of this great man and share some of our top favorite moments from his books.
To be or not to be? That is the question—at least according to William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. This week, we’re joined by Erin to discuss the tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, as well as notable adaptations, parodies, and references.