Faking Lit Podcast Episode 17 – Life of Pi by Yann Martel

In which the Idiots continue the Summer Reading Season with Yann Martel’s 2002 Man Booker Prize Winner – Chin insists that there’s nothing wrong with his interactions with animals – one of the Idiots is outed as a “Yiffer” with a secret Deviantart account – work out how many times it is possible to have watched the film “Battlefield Earth” since its release on May 12 2000.

Featuring Special Guest Experts Tom Redman, Sasha Ellen, and returning True Crime Mystery Podcaster/Freeloader Steve Koenig.


Faking Lit Podcast Episode 16 – The Beach by Alex Garland

In which the Idiots kick off their possibly ill-advised Summer Reading Season and discuss the cult book “The Beach” by Alex Garland – wonder why nobody ever tries to do a sexy Chinese accent – Sasha recommends erotica involving Clippy the Microsoft Office Assistant – Tom shares a very personal story about somebody else -we expose the anti-immigrant sentiment at the heart of the novel – we alienate everybody in South Africa.

Featuring Special Guest Experts Sasha Ellen, Tom Redman and Robot Louis Stevenson, a sex obsessed AI.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 15 – The Book of Revelation by St John of Patmos

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.

Faking Lit Podcast Episode 14 – Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence

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.

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 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.