The Brothers are BACK for another memorable season of the Best Books! In this episode Joe and Benji figuratively venture into the wilderness and figure out how to stay alive so that you don't have to. There are all kinds of handy tips and trick
Benji and Joe track down their 10th-grade English teacher and bring him out of retirement to talk about this John Knowles novel that he made required reading. In the process, Benji confesses to the prank that led to him getting a "Needs Improve
Do you have the courage to listen to this episode? It's' in tents. Come join the brothers as they reconnect with each other and bond over social media musings, pointless arguments with mom, how much food they used to eat, as well as the adventu
Deservedly famous poet Billy Collins takes aim at lesser poets in his book Ballistics, which of course inspires Joe and Benji to write and share their own poems. The Best Book Brothers reach unprecedented brotherhood levels when the band The Br
Why didn't Joe and Benji wait until Episode 14 to read Peter Clines' thriller titled "14"? They have no answer for that. But they do talk about awkward movie-watching moments, a town that was taken over by caterpillars in real life, Benji's con
The best book you've never heard of is Beryl Markham's autobiography West With the Night. It's basically Amelia Earhart, Seabiscuit and Ernest Hemingway wrapped into one beautifully written adventure book. And Joe and Benji found the perfect gu
It's brother against brother in the decisive Choose Your Own Adventure balttle. The victor gets the glory and picks the next book. The loser delivers an inspirational speech to make us all feel like winners.
In this episode we visit some of the easy reading from yesteryear that inspired one of the brothers's love of reading. Choose to have this adventure with us as we delve into the first few books in our six book adventure competition. Which broth
Jack Black played him on the screen, but Greg Miller really became a star when Joe and Benji made him an honorary brother. Birding and people watching – or is it bird watching and peopling – reach comedic heights in Episode 3 with epic and touc
Ernest Kline’s popular novel Ready Player One takes Joe and Benji back to the 1980s and the games, fashion and desserts that came with that quirky decade. Then a trip to the future begs questions like “What is love?” “Are some risks worth takin
Come for the mind-blowing tectonic action, stay for a lingerie company’s corporate philanthropy. Joe and Benji save countless lives in this episode capped by a conversation with Henry Fountain, environment journalist at The New York Times and a
Joe and Benji tell the origin story of this podcast, which includes not one but two references to the McKenzie brothers’ separation issues in the movie Strange Brew. After a tangent about the asymmetrical onset of armpit hair, they set some gro
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