We're back and talking books: North American Lake Monsters, by Nathan Balingrud; Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro; Gravity's Rainbow, by Thomas Pynchon; The Last Day, by Andrew Hunter Murray; Roadside Picnic, by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky; Mask of Mirrors, by M.A. Carrick; Piranesi, by Susanna Clarke; When the Reckoning Comes, by LaTanya McQueen; Murder at Melrose Court, by Karen Baugh Menuhin; The Word for World is Forest, by Ursula K. Le Guin; Hater, by John Semley; Batman '89, by Sam Hamm; Red Room, by Ed Piskor.
The year's most anticipated gala, the Yakkies! The personal pals reminisce through 27 categories of Yak-tactular retrospective content and vote on the winners! Nico will hate calling it first annual, but we've already booked the venue for next year so...
Brick delivers one of the toughest EIMEs yet. Are these translation-garbled quotes from Bill Watterson's venerated comic Calvin and Hobbes, French theologian John Calvin, or British philosopher (and general dick) Thomas Hobbes?
Another bonus released from the Patreon vault while we prep for Season 5. Last October, Aaron asked the pals about what defines a corpse, Dave time delay volleys a death erection question, and Brick tells of his new doctor who probably isn't really a doctor.
You can listen to literally hundreds more bonus episodes like this at Patreon.com/YakBabies.