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Ep. 8 - Authors: They're Just Like Us! They Even Use Pinterest! Plus interview with Mur Lafferty

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Reading Glasses
Guests: 
Mur Lafferty

This week, Brea and Mallory help you support the authors you love, interview author and podcaster Mur Lafferty and reveal that Mallory is a mole person. You can participate in online discussion using the hashtag #AuthorLove on Instagram and Twitter!

Goodreads Group

Mur Lafferty-
http://murverse.com/
Ditch Diggers
https://twitter.com/mightymur
Should Be Writing Writers Workshop

Litsy

Brea’s Apple Corer

Books Mentioned -

My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Stephen Florida by Gabe Habash

Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Down Among The Sticks And Bones by Seanan McGuire

Every Heart A Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Ep 7 - Mallory is Obsessed with Iceland and an interview with Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

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Reading Glasses
Guests: 
Yrsa Sigurdardottir

In episode 7 of Reading Glasses, Brea and Mallory discuss the best places for book tourism, interview Icelandic crime author Yrsa Sigurdardottir and debate spoilers. Use the hashtag #ReadingAroundTheWorld to participate in online discussion on Instagram and Twitter!

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Ep 6 - Wipe Your Hands and Other Book Event Advice with IDW's Chris Ryall

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Reading Glasses
Guests: 
Chris Ryall

This week, Brea and Mallory help you navigate different types of book events, interview comics editor Chris Ryall and learn the importance of clean hands. Use the hash tag #BookEvents to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram!

Links-

Being A Book Escort-
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/10/the-modern-fac...

Frankfurt Book Fair-
https://www.buchmesse.de/en/fbf/

LA Festival of Books-
http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/

Brooklyn Book Festival-
http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/

Emerald City Comic Con-
http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/

Chris Ryall-
https://twitter.com/chris_ryall

IDW Comics-
http://www.idwpublishing.com/

Books Mentioned --

American War by Omar El Akkad
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780451493583

Hunger by Roxane Gay
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780062362599

The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781250075581

Abandon Me by Melissa Febos
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781632866578

The Shadow of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780143034902

On Writing by Stephen King
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781439156810

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781451678192

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780802130204

Carter Beats The Devil by Glen Gold
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780786886326

Ep. 5 - Jesus Holds Your E-Books and Other Travel Tips with Tom Merritt

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Reading Glasses
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Tom Merritt

This week, Brea and Mallory solve vacation reading dilemmas, learn where Jesus keeps his e-books and talk bookish technology with Tom Merritt! Use the hashtag #TravelingReader to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram! Also check out our Facebook or GoodReads pages!

Links -

Whispersync
https://www.amazon.com/Whispersync-for-Voice-Learn-More-Kindle-Store/b?i...

Sword and Laser
http://swordandlaser.com/

Tom Merritt
http://www.tommerritt.com/
http://tommerrittbooks.com/

Books Mentioned -

Heroine Worship by Sarah Kuhn
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780756413262

The House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781250068811

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780553588941

Pilot X by Tom Merritt
http://tommerrittbooks.com/blog/2016/4/9/pilot-x

Ep. 3 - Readers in a Non-Reader World

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Reading Glasses
Guests: 
Brazos Price

This week, Brea and Mallory solve the dilemma of how to read around other people, find the coolest library in the world, ask a Book Professional Brazos Price and hopefully save a reader marriage. Use the hashtag #ReadingInTheRealWorld to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram!

Book Story-
http://mynews4.com/on-your-side/on-your-side-iteam/controversial-books-n...

Book Light-
https://www.amazon.com/Camkey-Rechargeable-Reading-flexible-Padded/dp/B0...

Silent Reading Party-
http://www.silentreadingpartypdx.com/

Books Mentioned-
Make Trouble by John Waters
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781616206352

The Fact of A Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781250080547

Episode 2 - Navigating New Releases/Nick White

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Reading Glasses
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Nick White

This week, Brea and Mallory discuss new releases, interview author Nick White about his book How to Survive a Summer and hopefully save you some money! Use the hashtag #BrandNewBooks to participate in online discussion on Instagram and Twitter!

Links -

Book News - http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/05/bogota-bibliophile-tra...

Nick White -
http://www.thenickwhite.com/books/
http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/535386/how-to-survive-a-summer-b...
https://twitter.com/nickwhite1985?lang=en

Book of the Month Club -
https://www.bookofthemonth.com/

Books Mentioned

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780812995343

Lives of the Monster Dogs by Kirsten Bakis
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780374537142

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780060530945

The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780060080846

A Separate Peace by John Knowles
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780743253970

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780062498533

Let Me Tell You by Shirley Jackson
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780812987324

The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781101912362

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Big Boi and Catherine O'Hara

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Bullseye
Guests: 
Bio Boi
Guests: 
Catherine O'Hara

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Hip Hop Icon Big Boi: Getting Familiar with Uncharted Territory

The rapper and producer Big Boi has sold over 50 million records as a solo artist and as half of the platinum-selling hip hop duo OutKast. The innovative Atlanta-based group broke out in the mid-1990s with "Rosa Parks" and "Elevators", then followed up with crossover pop hits like "The Way You Move" and "Bombs Over Baghdad".

OutKast found huge commercial success with an experimental brand of hip hop, eschewing old-school samples in favor of new sounds. Big Boi has been the more musically prolific member of the group. He's gone on to produce several solo albums and collaborate with artists across the music spectrum, from fellow ATL-based rapper Ludacris to funk-master George Clinton to the indie rock band Wavves.

Big Boi joins us to talk about the early days recording in a clay-walled basement, coming to terms with fame, and where to go musically when you've hit monumental commercial success.

Big Boi's new album Boomiverse is out on June 16th.

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Catherine O'Hara on Being Slightly, Perfectly Odd

Catherine O'Hara's work embodies a particularly special brand of comic absurdity. She helped launch SCTV alongside other burgeoning comedy greats like John Candy and Eugene Levy, quit the show, but still moved on to star in blockbuster comedies. She became spiritually possessed in Beetlejuice, played a memorable, anxiety-ridden mother to Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone, and became a critical part of Christopher Guest's ensemble mockumentaries, like Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show.

More recently, she's been in HBO's critically-acclaimed biopic Temple Grandin and Tim Burton's Frankenweenie, and CBC's Schitts Creek.

O'Hara talks to us about the difficulties of being a woman in the SCTV writers' room, creating memorable characters with her longtime friend and collaborator Eugene Levy, and her own secret comedic formula.

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The Outshot: Fast, Cheap, and Out Of Control

At first, Errol Morris's documentary Fast, Cheap & Out of Control looks like it's about four men and their professional occupations: a lion tamer, a topiarist, a roboticist, a scientist who studies naked mole rats. But the movie is about much more than just weird jobs.

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Reading Glasses Episode 1: Book Slumps with Sara Benincasa

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Reading Glasses
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Sara Benincasa

This week, Mallory and Brea discuss ways to get out of a book slump and interview author Sara Benincasa about her fundraiser to help refugees and have Neil Gaiman read the Cheesecake Factory menu out loud! Use the hashtag #SayNoToBookSlump to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram!

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