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Best Book Ever

Jul 13, 2020

On today's episode, H. Claire Taylor, one of the funniest people I know, joins me to talk about "The Princess Bride" one of the funniest books every written. Then we veer into men at comedy clubs, astrophysics, and homeschooling. Trust me.

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Host: Julie Strauss



Guest: Claire Taylor

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Discussed in this episode:

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Shrek! By William Steig

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

(side note: this book is particularly wonderful on audio)

Dan Brown Masterclass

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut

Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut

The Jessica Christ Series, by H. Claire Taylor

The Kilhaven Police Series, by H. Claire Taylor

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny by Kate Manne

The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean Carroll

Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson


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Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill

Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby

Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty