Category: Podcast

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Why “Coriolanus” by William Shakespeare is a Great Book

John J. Miller is joined by Adam Carrington of Hillsdale College to discuss William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus.

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An American Tale

“The novel powerfully affirms Christian faith and the principles of the American Revolution, condemning slavery.”

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Whit Stillman, Poet Of Young Lovers

Barcelona, a tale of Americans & Europeans—two young men looking for love, manliness, & God—the fading away & the endurance of the American gentleman.

Posted in Fiction Literature Podcast

Why “Master and Commander” by Patrick O’Brian is a Great Book

John J. Miller is joined by Lewis Lapham to discuss Patrick O’Brian’s Master and Commander.

Posted in Fiction Literature Podcast

Why “North and South” by Elizabeth Gaskell is a Great Book

John J. Miller is joined by Susannah Fullerton to discuss Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South.

Posted in Fiction Literature Podcast

Why “Pale Fire” by Vladimir Nabokov

John J. Miller is joined by Andrea Pitzer to discuss Vladimir Nabokov’s Pale Fire.

Posted in Literature Non-fiction Podcast

Why “The Elements of Geometry” by Euclid is a Great Book

John J. Miller is joined by Benjamin Wardhaugh to discuss Euclid’s The Elements of Geometry.

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“Wag The Dog” Mamet & Levinson’s prophetical satire

Titus & Telly Davidson talk Wag The Dog, David Mamet & Barry Levinson’s satire on media & politics in the 90s, the merger of Hollywood & D.C., of news & entertainment, the collapse of politics…

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Star Wars is Shit & Other Things to Teach Your Kids

David and Amanda talk about being disagreeable, travel, Washington, and our current political moment.

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Elizabeth Kantor joins the podcast to discuss The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature.

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“The Talented Mr Ripley” The imitation & violence of the bourgeoisie

We talk about the transformations of American society & of middlebrow art along with it—you’re in for a treat, a Tocquevillian view of the aristocratic & democratic pursuits through cinema.

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Titus & Schulenberger On Erotic Thrillers & the Disappearance of Dangerous Women

Titus & Geoff Schulenberger talk about erotic thrillers & tragedy, about the neo-noir of the 80s-90s, & the disappearance of stories about dangerous women.