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David Grubbs, Michial Farmer, and Katie Grubbs talk about books seventeen and eighteen of Homer’s Odyssey.
- Our translations of Homer: Samuel Butler (1898), Robert Fagles (1996), and Stanley Lombardo (2000).
- These books feature the first episode of Undercover Boss.
- Odysseus disguises himself like King Henry V.
- Odysseus takes part in Bronze Age Mission Impossible.
- Telemachus talks to Penelope a bit like Jesus talks to Mary at Cana.
- Katie imagines all the suitors to be Biff Tannen.
- It’s all in The Poetics.
- It’s an inception of stories.
- Athena’s going to send the suitors to horny jail.
- How have we not mentioned Clash of the Titans yet?
- Our theme music was provided by Blue Dot Sessions.
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