Novel Conversations is a podcast summarizing the world’s greatest works of classic literature: in 35 minutes you get the whole story from cover to cover. (If SparkNotes had an audio best friend, it would be us!) In each episode, Frank Lavallo hosts two readers, and the three of them give their reactions to the story and read their favorite passages along the way. Each episode features Endnotes by Ted Schwartz, a segment with interesting facts about the author.
S5 Ep 3: A summary of the 1759 French satire that follows a young man named Candide on his many misadventures throughout his conflicted, yet optimistic life.
S5 Ep 2: A summary of the 1856 romantic drama about a disillusioned wife and her struggle to find contentment in a dull marriage.
S5 Ep 1: A summary of the 1882 adventure novel about two two boys, a Prince and a beggar, and how they cope with trading places.
S4 Ep.8: A summary of Steinbeck's 1952 masterpiece exploring two American families during WWI
Jazz musicians listen to and compare different renditions of a piece from the Great American Songbook. Hosted by Joe Hunter.
Hosts Ann Elder and Les Roberts utilize their backgrounds in film and television to craft insightful and entertaining reviews.
Celebrating the joyful fusion of music and film, we give the whole story and soundtrack from opening scene to closing credits.
Explore the most influential and controversial comedy albums of the 1950's, 60's, and 70's.