March 25, 2016
EP. 52 — Maret Orliss
Maret Orliss is the Associative Director of Programming and Events for The L.A. Times. She joins Nate this week to talk about The L.A. Times Festival of Books at USC which is the largest cultural festival in America which this year will include 9 stages featuring special guests Carrie Brownstein, Arianna Huffington, Buzz Aldrin, and much more. Then, Nate closes the show out by reading Tom Perrotta’s “Snowman” as suggested by a listener. Make sure to get a head start for the next book club by grabbing yourself Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and send in your thoughts on the book at email@example.com. Go to http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/ for more info on The Festival of Books.
July 22, 2016
EP. 64 — The Final Show
Nate Corddry’s Reading Aloud bids farewell to Earwolf. As a send off, Nate reads “Behold Your Newest Silver-Screen Sex Goddess, Jane Neighbor” by writer and playwright Rachel Axler (Veep), an excerpt from the novel Stoner by writer John Williams, and the first letter from “Letters to a Young Poet” written by poet Rainer Maria Rilke to Franz Xaver Kappus.
July 15, 2016
Book Club regulars meet new book club readers as Seth Morris, Alison Pill, Alison Becker, and Nelson Franklin join Nate this week to discuss “The Girls: A Novel” by Emma Cline. Who absolutely loved it? Who had unanswered questions? Tune in to find out!
July 1, 2016
Timothy Simons barges in not wasting any time and gets into a live reading of “I’m Comic Sans, Asshole.” by Mike Lacher. Then, Robyn Clark treats us to a reading of “I Saw Hamilton So Now I’m Going To Orphan My Son” by Katie Schorr. Later, Nate reads a chapter from the novel The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins. Finally, in honor of the 4th of July, Robert Baker walks through a patriotic reading of the Declaration of Independence. Make sure to pick up a copy of next month’s book for our book club, “The Girls: A Novel” by Emma Cline Once you’re done reading, call us at (702) 751-READ and let us know what you thought!
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