September 19, 2019

70- Humor in Books

The pals discuss humor writing and comedic novels and why humor seems to land so rarely in good books. The also get distracted talking about classic newspaper comics.

September 12, 2019

69- Books That Shocked Us

The pals discuss books that delivered more than they were expecting, and as a result changed them in some way.

September 5, 2019

68- 1st 2nd 3rd Person

The pals discuss the differences in reading books in the 1st, 3rd, and 2nd person perspectives.

August 29, 2019

67- Deathbed Books

The gang chooses what one book to read when faced with impending demise.

The pals discuss movies based on Shakespearean plays. They also discuss cake.

August 15, 2019

65- write drunk edit sober

The gang considers whether there is any merit to the old adage (which Hemingway likely never uttered), "write drunk, edit sober."

The pals discuss issues 3 and 4 of DIE by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans.

August 1, 2019

63- Beginnings

The personal pals dig into the beginnings of books and stories. What hooks us, what sends us looking for something else to read?

The pals discuss the conditions they prefer when reading as well as writing.

It is an all-comics installment of WAWR! Books discussed: The Indiana Jones Omnibus, by Dark Horse Books; Papergirls Volume 2, by Brian K. Vaughan; Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, by Hayao Miyazaki; Akira, by Katsuhiro Otomo; Mr. Miracle, by Tom King and Mitch Gerads; The Wild Storm, by Warren Ellis; Green Lantern; Wonder Twins, by Mark Russel; Peter Cannon Thunderbolt, by Kieran Gillan.

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