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grad school achebe

Jul 1, 2021

Gerry and Aaron are back for more Things Fall Apart, talking about parts two and three of the novel. We also talk The Sopranos, Watchmen, Breaking Bad, bad fans, The Things Fall Apart film, just a little Vonnegut, and Achebe's 1973 essay "Named for Victoria, Queen of England"...


Jun 17, 2021

Gerry and Aaron dive into Things Fall Apart, chapters 1-13!


Jun 1, 2021

The first episode of season two! Gerry and Aaron discuss the gameplan for Grad School Achebe, the history and reception of African literature inside and outside academia, Achebe's place in the canon, his uncanny recurrent deaths on social media, the finer points of pronunciation, and more. Next week: the podcast...


Mar 8, 2021

In which Gerry and Aaron reflect on what they have done, admit their wrongdoing, and commit to never doing it again.


Feb 19, 2021

The last bonusisode of season one is one last quick spin through immortality, 1954's "The Big Trip Up Yonder" / "Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow"...

Stay tuned for the very long, very fun season one finale, coming soon!