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.

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 53- Julius Caesar

Join hosts Tori and Amanda through some Latin, some Roman history, serious WiFi outage and mostly talk about Deadliest Warrior and Caesar salads.

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.