Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 65- Equus

In this episode, hosts Tori and Amanda discuss Equus by Peter Shaffer discuss the merits or lack thereof in being a horse girl and why, oh why, is Daniel Radcliffe’s ass so fine.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 63- Things Fall Apart

In this episode, hosts Tori and Amanda discuss Chinua Acebe’s Things Fall Apart, talk about how horrible colonialism is and make good on a promise to Mothman.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 62- The Hunchback of Notre Dame

In this episode, hosts Tori and Amanda discuss Victor Hugo’s work of architectural pornography, I mean novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame while talking about gargoyles, whinging about absinthe and discovering Amanda’s new divinity as Our Lady of Perpetual Gargoyles.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 61- Arsenic and Old Lace

In this episode of Unfortunately, Required Reading hosts Amanda and Tori celebrate Amanda’s birth month by reading one of her favorite plays: Arsenic and Old Lace, drink some elderberry wine and discuss the merits of letting a mentally unstable person dig graves for you.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 60- The Well of Loneliness

In this episode, join hosts Tori and Amanda in a look at what is said to be “the first” lesbian novel for the end of Pride Month: The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall, talk about heteronormative behavior, gender as a construct and drink vodka.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 59 – Orlando

This week, hosts Tori and Amanda cover Virginia Woolfe’s gender-bending novel: Orlando in honor of LGBT+ Pride Month while discussing gender as a social construct and shamelessly shill for LookHuman’s bisexual pride merch.

Unfortunately, Required Reading- Episode 58: The Outsiders

In this episode, hosts Tori and Amanda discuss the merits of found family, read The Outsiders and rank the best and worst colas in America.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 57- The House on Mango Street

In this episode, hosts Amanda and Tori discuss Sandra Cisneros’ coming of age story: The House on Mango Street, discuss childhood trauma (again) and go over the benefits defying your local HOA.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 56- Don Quixote

In this episode, hosts Tori and Amanda cover the great Spanish work Don Quixote while Amanda complains about the treatment of a clearly sick old man and Tori discusses the finer points of when to square up with a windmill.

Unfortunately, Required Reading- Episode 55: Death of a Salesman

In this week’s episode, hosts Tori and Amanda talk about Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller; discuss the horrors of capitalism and the merits of cat fruit hats.