This episode we’re talking about recent media we enjoyed! We discuss TikTok food, video games about boxes, French language books, Pokemon, and more!
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In this episode
Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | RJ Edwards
Media We’ve Been Consuming
- B. Dylan Hollis
- Pumpernickel (Wikipedia)
- Ryan Hollinger
- Off the Edge: Flat Earthers, Conspiracy Culture, and Why People Will Believe Anything by Kelly Weill
- Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland by Jonathan M. Metzl
- Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
- L’homme qui marche by by Jirō Taniguchi
- The Route of Ice and Salt by Jose Luis Zàrate
- Football-Fantaisie by Zviane
Other Media & Things We Mentioned
- Just Plain Wrong – The Pacifist Vampire Soul Dilemma: Three Books about Amish Vampires & Mennonite Assassins
- The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle (The Amish vampire book Meghan read)
- Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Wikipedia)
- Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico
- Smile (Beach Boys album)
- A pixel artist renounces pixel art
- Thread on Twitter about Dracula
- Pokemon: Everything You Need To Know About The Great War Theory
- Morbius (film) (Wikipedia)
- Diverse Books Reading Smackdown challenges VPL staff to read outside the box
- Featuring the Diverse Reading Victory Belt
- Depths of Wikipedia
20 Recent Detective Fiction Novels by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Colour) Authors
Every month Book Club for Masochists: A Readers’ Advisory Podcasts chooses a genre at random and we read and discuss books from that genre. We also put together book lists for each episode/genre that feature works by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Colour) authors. All of our lists can be found here.For this retroactive genre from Episode 025, we’re featuring detective fiction by BIPOC authors published in the last 2 years.
- Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia
- Murder of Crows by K. Ancrum
- Padoskoks: A Jacob Neptune Murder Mystery by Joseph Bruchac
- Fatal Fried Rice by Vivien Chien
- Mimi Lee Cracks the Code by Jennifer J. Chow
- The Dance of the Serpents by Oscar de Muriel
- The Lady of Zamalek by Ashraf El-Ashmawi, translated by Peter Daniel
- The Conductors by Nicole Glover
- The Red Palace by June Hur
- The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur
- The Case of the Burgled Bundle by Michael Hutchinson
- The Dying Day by Vaseem Khan
- Midnight at Malabar House by Vaseem Khan
- Homicide and Halo-Halo by Mia P. Manansala
- The Bombay Prince by Sujata Massey
- The Shadows of Men by Abir Mukherjee
- The Verifiers by Jane Pek
- Inspector Chen and the Private Kitchen Murder by Xiaolong Qiu
- Sleep Well, My Lady by Kwei Quartey
- Far from the Light of Heaven by Tade Thompson
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