David Grubbs takes Michial Farmer and Nathan Gilmour on a sea voyage through Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem “Ulysses.”
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Download or Stream this Episode Immanuel Kant famously distinguished between things, existing as they are, impervious to our mental probings, and objects, those pieces of our world that only come to us as organized and[…]
from 109 (3 November Y.D.A.U.) to the section break on 211 I come to Infinite Jest having read Wallace’s “This is Water” speech, assorted essays from his two essay collections, and his story collection Brief[…]
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Hey Humanists! This summer we’ve got another read-through for you, our first attempt to go through a novel together. Nathan Gilmour and some of his colleagues at Emmanuel College (and possibly a student or two,[…]
Download or stream this episode. Michial Farmer discusses six stories (“Rocket Summer,” “Ylla,” “And the Moon Be Still as Bright,” “The Fire Balloons,” “Usher II,” and “There Will Come Soft Rains”) from Ray Bradbury’s The[…]
Download or stream this episode. David Grubbs talks riddles with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer.
Listen here! Marie Hause, Victoria Reynolds Farmer, and Leah Henning discuss Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing World, a groundbreaking piece of speculative fiction by a unique seventeenth-century female writer and philosopher. KNOWING Background on Cavendish: her life,[…]
Michial Farmer discusses Toni Morrison’s 1983 short story “Recitatif” with Nathan Gilmour and David Grubbs.