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.
S4 Ep 3: A summary of the 1935 novel portraying a small band of vagabond friends enjoying life and wine in the days after the end of World War I.
S4 Ep 2: A summary of the 1925 Pulitzer Prize winning novel depicting the life and complexities of a medical professional in the 1920’s.
S4 Ep 1: A summary of the 1817 romance novel that explores the plight of impoverished gentility in Regency England.
S3 Ep 8: A summary and explanation of Jane Austen’s 1814 novel depicting the issues of 19th century social relationships and morality
S3 Ep 7: A summary and explanation of John Steinbeck’s 1939 Nobel Prize winning novel accounting the disparity and struggles of the Great Depression
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.