Alive Poets Society is back for Season Two—and now episode 2! We survived the quarantine and returned to the mic to bring you another season of your favorite (or else) podcast! Tom and fellow writer/editor Jesse talk about a wonderfully weird s
Alive Poets Society is back for Season Two! We survived the quarantine and returned to the mic to bring you another season of your favorite (or else) podcast! Tom brought in friend and fellow writer/editor Jesse to talk about the oh-so-sexy Jak
Tom and Holly again welcome the special guest Mary to the mic. Mary is a friend of the Pod and an avid/professional reader. She suggested the 2019 movie JOJO Rabbit directed by Taika Waititi. We discuss the comedy of the movie and how it create
Tom and Holly welcome the incredibly special guest Mary to the Poet’s round table. Mary is a friend of the Pod and an avid/professional reader. The discussion of the story “Beautiful Monsters” by Eric Puchner begins with us talking about the st
Tom and Holly headline the ninth episode of APS where we discuss Roma directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Tom and Holly butt heads when it comes to how enjoyable they found this movie. After that fistfight, they dive into some of the movie’s core theme
Tom and Holly host the eighth installment of Alive Poets Society, an episode where we discuss the short story “A Manual For Cleaning Women” by Lucia Berlin. Unfortunately, the story was not a fan favorite. Tom and Holly begin with a couple of t
We have special guest host, Mitch Turck, on again for our seventh episode where we dissect the short story “To Get Rich Is Glorious” by Alexandra Chang. Holly starts us off by looking at the tone of the story, and how the narrator uses her/his
Sorry for the delay, but to make it up to you we have procured a super special guest host, Mitch Turck, for Alive Poets Society’s sixth episode. Mitch is a writer, advocate, and dreamer for all things driverless cars and AI—especially the part
In Alive Poets Society’s fifth episode, we dive into the social, cultural, and literary themes present in the extremely popular fantasy short story, “The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu. After spending the first 40 minutes of the show debating on h
In Alive Poets Society’s fourth episode, we talk about the cult classic film The Lobster directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. We start by diving into the wonky logic of the movie, and how it compares to other fantasy literature. We break down some of
In Alive Poets Society’s third installment, we (continue to) get spooky (in December) with the movie The VVitch directed by Robert Eggers—a movie currently on Netflix. The episode begins with some backstory as we get a glance into Maxwell’s sea
“Love Bun” by Myriam Lacroix: https://www.therupturemag.com/rupture/love-bunIn Alive Poets Society’s second and third installments, we get spooky with horror-themed episodes. Broken up into two parts, in Part 1 we look at Myriam Lacroix’s brill
In our first-ever (and probably longest-ever) episode of Alive Poets Society, we dive into pre and post-apocalyptic literature in our speculative fiction themed episode. We analyze, philosophize, and comedicize (?) the two stories, “Escape from
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