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Jul 2, 2024

In this episode about true crime, Genn and their guest, Julie, trade terrifying tales, discuss why true crime books are so popular, and ask the question: when is a pen name not just a pen name? 


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Jun 18, 2024

Discover the real people behind the nostalgia! Genn and their guest, Cristina, explore the lives of Louise Fitzhugh (Harriet the Spy) and Louisa May Alcott (Little Women), considering historical identities of gender and sexuality, the role of books as mirrors, and how society views books about unconventional children.

Jun 4, 2024

In this episode about undercover journeys, Genn and their guest, ThuAnh, dig into the stories of Barbara Ehrenreich getting gouged and Jeff Babauta grabbing gators. What happens when an undercover experiment brings you clarity and compassion for ways of life you’d never overlapped with before? 


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May 21, 2024

Everything’s bigger in Texas, especially the stories! Genn and their guest, Jenna, break down the works of two Austinites – O. Henry and Ramon Moncivais – and look at how their lives paralleled, diverged from, and reflected Austin’s history, society, and culture. 


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May 7, 2024

In this episode about banned books, get fired up with Genn and their guest, Dale, as they explore their personal connections to banned books, how books bans are affecting Texans today, and why the dictionary made it onto the banned books list. 


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