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A little pandemic doesn't keep us from podcasting! Other stuff did. But we're back, discussing last year's Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk's most celebrated novel Flights. We talk about its obession with human bodies, traveling and the rights of the orcish worker. Apologies for the bad audio quality! Recommendations: EM Cioran, The Trouble with B…
 
We live in the end times, so it's only fitting that we talk to dytopian fiction scholar Annika (https://twitter.com/mydystopias) about Margaret Atwood's groundbreaking novel, its chilling realism, its flaws, and why some merch is just in bad taste. Recommendations: Priya Nair, “Get Out of Gilead” Tillie Walden, On a Sunbeam It Could Happen Here (po…
 
Many people call Fitzgerald's magnum opus THE Great American Novel. Reason enough for us to talk about its treatment of its female characters, the American Dream and why we can’t stop saying “old sport”, old sport. Recommendations: Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway Nathaniel West, The Day of the Locustעל ידי Jonas and Christian
 
After a very, very minute break, we are back to discuss Emily Brontë's storm-tossed novel and the unreliability and unlikability of its characters. Recommendations: John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Right One In S-Town (podcast) Stephen Sondheim, Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Streetעל ידי Jonas and Christian
 
As we are reunited in Dublin's fair city, we discuss the works of one of its most famous literary sons, its morals, its aestheticism and why Wilde rulez. Correction: It's Emily Brontë, you idiot! Recommendations: Patricia Highsmith, The Talented Mister Ripley Will Self, Dorian (again) Wilde (dir. Brian Gilbert) Marie Antoinette (dir. Sofia Coppola)…
 
Making America great again is not a novel idea, as we see in Ayn Rand's gigantic tome. We talk about its merits (few), its fans (lots) and why we personally never found out who John Galt actually was. Recommendations: Matt Ruff, Sewer, Gas & Electric: The Public Works Trilogy Kurt Vonnegut, "Harrison Bergeron" Those explodey movies with RDJ and Tho…
 
Belated Halloween greetings from us, as we discuss the grandfather of modern vampire literature, its documentary style and its deep-seated fear of foreigners, women, homosexuality and basically everything else. Recommendations: The Exorcist (dir. William Friedkin) Octavia Butler, Fledgling Near Dark (dir. Kathryn Bigelow) Michael Talbot, The Delica…
 
Unfortunately not able to give you a proper episode on Zadie Smith's novel, we still talk about it a bit, do a bit of housekeeping and tackle the two most blighted things we could imagine: technical issues and the Irish *shudder* Recommendations: Salman Rushdie, Midnight's Children The Fountain (dir. Darren Aronofsky)…
 
Following countless teenagers over the past 65 years, we talk about JD Salinger's only novel, its unique voice, its New York setting and wanting to slap the whiny out of Holden Caulfield. Recommendations: J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey David Mitchell, Black Swan Green The Music of the early 00sעל ידי Jonas Hock and Christian Schneider
 
The most mature and most challenging play by contemporary drama's most prominent voice, Crave gives us opportunity to talk about character identification, the definition of drama and whether Aleister Crowley was a Satanist. Recommendations: Sarah Kane, Blasted William Shakespeare, King Learעל ידי Jonas Hock and Christian Schneider
 
To mark the 400th year of his passing, we discuss our 14 favourite Shakespeare Sonnets, starting with the classic: Sonnet 18 "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day". The next mini episodes you can find in our RSS feed and under the following links: Sonnet 20 Sonnet 23 Sonnet 53 Sonnet 64 Sonnet 65 Sonnet 78 Sonnet 89 Sonnet 116 Sonnet 56 Sonnet 12…
 
Discussing a more recent must-read book, we enter Emma Donoghue's Room, where we talk about its surprising intellectualism, its heartbreaking family relations and why Jonas loves God so much. Recommendations: Italo Calvino, The Baron in the Trees Emma Donoghue, The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits The Fall (dir. Tarsim Singh)…
 
It gets dark, mysterious and cynical as we investigate Raymond Chandler's legendary debut novel, discuss whether Philip Marlowe is like Batman and solve the case of the blatant misogyny. Recommendations: Brick (dir. Rian Johnson) Robert Coover, Noir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sherlock Holmes storiesעל ידי Jonas Hock and Christian Schneider
 
We discuss what is often described as the First Novel in English and try to unravel what this moniker means culturally, socially, spritually and boredom-ly. Recommendations: Edgar Allan Poe, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (again) Jules Verne, Around the World in 80 Days William Shakespeare, The Tempest Robinson Crusoe (dir. George Miller; thoug…
 
One year of Outside of a Dog! This demands a celebration - and we celebrate by looking back, self-referentially discussing our past episodes, add what we neglected to talk about so far and generally pat our backs while smoking figurative cigars.על ידי Jonas Hock and Christian Schneider
 
We hitch a ride to Douglas Adams' sci-fi classic, discussing its absurdity, its humour, and unavoidably the life, the universe and everything. Recommendations: Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus Joseph Heller, Catch-22 Richard Dawkins, Unweaving the Rainbow David Wong, John Dies at the Endעל ידי Jonas Hock and Christian Schneider
 
In the last episode of 2015, we discuss one of the year's most celebrated publications, Miranda July's debut novel, and argue about its quirky characters, its hipster cred and who of us is the bigger hypocrite (Spoiler: we both are). Recommendations: The Platinum Age of Animation (Adventure Time, Gravity Falls, Steven Universe, Bojack Horseman, Ric…
 
In the second part of our Harry Potter crossover, the Dogs and the Science Priests cover the series' depiction of death, its characters growing up and the future of Potterworld. Recommendations: Roger Penrose, The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe John Burnside, A Summer of Drowning Sylvia Waugh, The Mennyms China Miévil…
 
It's a special holiday crossover special two-part special! We chat with Dennis and Annika from Science Pie (http://www.sciencepie.org/) about the probably most popular book series ever. In Part I, we cover the social structure of the wizarding world, Harry's heroic journey, and our personal journey with the books.…
 
Halloween is over, but the scary stuff isn't. We read one of the most important works by the grandfather of horror literature, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, and talk about its scariness, its world-view and the all-important difference between Great Old Ones and Elder Things. Recommendations: Edgar Allen Poe, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym The Thin…
 
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