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Aug 22, 2020

This week Aaron and Gerry talk about 1963's Cat's Cradle with Patrick Iber, historian of 20th century Latin America and U.S. foreign relation and author of Neither Peace nor Freedom: The Cultural Cold War in Latin America! Let this be your vin-dit! Busy, busy, busy...

Aug 4, 2020

This week Gerry and Aaron talk to Adam Kotsko (author of the Awkwardness trilogy, The Prince of This World, and Neoliberalism's Demons) about Vonnegut's first published story, "Report on the Barnhouse Effect" (1950). We also talk quite a bit about Watchmen, including spoilers for the 2019-2020 HBO sequel series.