Hello and welcome to Faking Lit


cropped-cropped-cropped-faking-lit-pic.jpgA podcast in which five idiots get together to discuss the finest works of classic literature.

Listen to them struggle with subtexts, historical contexts, symbolism and the minor fact that none of them have actually read the book.

The podcast is available on Soundcloud, iTunes, Tunein and Stitcher.

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Faking Lit Podcast Episode 77 – Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling (with William Stone!)

In which the Idiots kick off their series run-through of the Harry Potter books with “Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone” – learn the true story behind the inspiration of everyone’s favourite boy wizard – discover the difference between a hairdresser and a barber – bask in the magic of Blackpool.

Featuring Special Guest Experts William Stone, Orson Welles and Mansoir Fillapuso, a man with a haircut.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 76 – Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

In which the Idiots discuss Ray Bradbury’s cautionary sci-fi tale of censorship and conformity – Beefeater Lenny London returns to reveal hitherto unrevealed magical powers and discuss his recent promotion – Josh expounds on the profound influence that Jordan Peterson has had on his life – Haran has another meltdown – Chin advocates for the primacy of literature over all other mediums, especially podcasts like this one.

Featuring Special Guest Expert Lenny London, Premier Beefeater.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 75 – Watchmen by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons (with Joseph Murphy and Jonny Gillam)

In which the Idiots discuss Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s seminal comic book masterpiece “Watchmen” – argue for the legitimacy of the medium – demand pictures of Spider-Man – examine the problems of adaptation while dry heaving – the squid stays in the picture.

Featuring Special Guest Experts Joseph Murphy and the poet Robert Burns.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 72 – The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (with Ben Lund-Conlon & Fitzgerald Honger!)

In which the Idiots discuss Alexandre Dumas’ classic swashbuckling Bro-Down “The Three Musketeers” – Fitz gives us an update on his wallpaper business and branches out into sales – Ben plugs his art – we lay out the tangled web connecting the Mouseketeers with Brexit ad Trump.

Featuring Special Guest Experts Ben Lund-Conlon & Fitzgerald Honger.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 71 – The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

In which the Idiots discuss J.D. Salinger’s quintessential moody teenager novel, “The Catcher in the Rye” – Dan opens up about his musical tastes and his past as a sk8tr boi – we learn that Chin is a scummy Globalist shill – our guest reveals the perils of believing the Mainstream Media.

Featuring Special Guest Expert Gareth something or other.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 70 – Atonement by Ian McEwan

In which the Idiots discuss Ian McEwan’s meta-fictional tale of loss, guilt and love, “Atonement” – learn the secret military origins of the Chicken McNugget – unveil Steve Koenig’s latest project for Netflix – swelter in this unending heat-wave.

Featuring Special Guest Experts Steve Koenig and Crispin Pacquet, a naval spitfire pilot.