A 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.
In which the Idiots discuss “The Book of Revelation” by St John of Patmos – debate whether these are the end times – ask whether a bag of cucumbers is an adequate disguise for God – are victims of serial possession and speak in tongues.
Featuring Special Guest Experts Wonty “Clive” Monty Jonty-Bonty and the Reverend Deeee Hunter.
In which the Idiots discuss D.H. Lawrence’s controversial classic “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” – discuss whether pornography and romance are mutually exclusive – wonder what makes inter-class sex so hot – fail to understand what Irony is – Haran opens up about his marital problems – Alice tries to recover from her hangover.
Featuring Special Guest Expert “Hungry” James.
In which the Idiots discuss John Steinbeck’s classic tale of the Great Depression “The Grapes of Wrath” – discover how much time constitutes a “Yonk” – Haran X returns to dazzle us all with his mathematical prowess – we introduce new recurring segment “Apology Corner” – discuss which films would work best if you replaced all the characters with cars – and on this episode one of the Idiots WILL DIE. WHO WILL IT BE? TUNE IN TO FIND OUT!!!!
In which the Idiots discuss Janet Fitch’s bonkers bildungsroman “White Oleander” – try to help a young boy locate his father – examine modern notions of what constitutes a family – come to blows.
With Special guest li’l Barnaby Rudolph.
In which the Idiots discuss the bestselling weep-fest that is “The Notebook” by Nicholas Sparks – share the secrets to a successful dumping – learn why dogs are not good podcast producers – are hijacked by a series of podcasts spontaneously starting in the middle of this podcast.
With special guest, podcast creator and husband of Serial’s Sarah Koenig, Steve Koenig.
In which the Idiots discuss J.R.R.’s sprawling history of Middle Earth – ponder the meaning of what a new English Mythology actually means – fail to pronounce many, many names – wonder what’s up with Tolkein’s obsession with jewelry – delve into the mysteries of Kilburn Station – receive mail from a “celebrity admirer”.
Featuring special guest expert Jonny Gillam and returning to the show, our favourite Australian divorcee, Clive Rudolph.
In which we discuss Orson Scott Card’s militaristic sci-fi classic “Ender’s Game” – create the “Devil’s Avocado” bagel – critique Mormonism, geronotcracies and infantocracies using carefully crafted bagel analogies – discover that all dystopian fiction is founded upon a lack of bagels.
Featuring special guest experts Jonny Gillam and bagel enthusiast Donnie Bagels.