Faking Lit Podcast Episode 13 – The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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!!!!


Faking Lit Podcast Episode 12 – White Oleander by Janet Fitch

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.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 11 – The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

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.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 10 – The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkein

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.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 9 – Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

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.