Episodes

Ep. 26: Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher”

What is the relationship between the natural world and the human world? In this belated Halloween episode, Lise, Jeff, and Brian discuss Edgar...

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Ep. 25: Aristotle’s Politics, part 3

What is slavery? What does slavery have to do with the household or the state? Brian, Lise, and Jeff dig deeper into the...

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Ep. 24: Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants”

How do human beings confront a crisis? Anne Kniggendorf and Matt Young join Brian for a conversation about Ernest Hemingway’s short story “Hills...

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Ep. 23: Aristotle Politics Bk. I, part 2

“Man is by nature a political animal.” Lise, Jeff, and Brian continue their conversation about Book I of Aristotle’s Politics, in which that...

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Ep. 22: Interview with Matt Young

Brian interviews Matt Young, Marine Corps veteran, English professor, and author of Eat the Apple, an memoir that has been described as “The Iliad of...

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Ep. 21: Aristotle’s Politics Bk. I, part 1

Jeff, Lise, and Brian roll up their sleeves and dig in to Aristotle’s Politics. How are this and other “Great Books” relevant to...

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