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.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 54- The Crucible

Join hosts Tori and Amanda in talking Arthur Miller’s great play, The Crucible, while talking about what an actual damn witch hunt is and discussing what a fascinating man Miller was.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 52- The Poetry of Maya Angelou

In this episode, we wrap up Black History Month with some intense fatigue, Maya Angelou and an appeal to check on your black friends.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 50- The Three Musketeers

In this episode, join hosts Tori and Amanda through an interesting review of The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas or at least briefly as they mostly discuss Tarantino movies and Django Unchained in particular.

Unfortunately, Required Reading: Episode 49- Madame Bovary

Join hosts Tori and Amanda as Amanda recounts being sick during a pandemic and discuss Gustav Flaubert’s Madame Bovary. Along the way, your hosts will discuss the merits of being French and sad as well as spend a great deal of time talking about reality television.