Last Night's Reading



SparkNotes? Don't know her. Sophie, Malory, and Andrea take apart assigned readings from your average English class. Tackling everything from character analysis to blatant homoeroticism, these completely unqualified lovers of literature are here for your last minute homework binges.


  • Ep5. RIOT

    23/06/2020 Duration: 01h30min

    This week we tackle the history of rioting and civil rights in America with Gwendolyn Brooks' poem "Riot". Don't try to follow along because we're all over the place with this one folks...and also we discuss Ben and Jerry's.

  • Lady Lazarus

    27/11/2019 Duration: 48min

    Name one thing you and Sylvia Plath have in common... Fact: Neither of you knew Werner Herzog watched Keeping Up with the Kardashians. You're welcome.

  • There Will Come Soft Rains

    05/11/2019 Duration: 38min

    It's giving season, and Ray Bradbury has given us so much. This week we explore the complex mind of Ray Bradbury and his famous short story "There Will Come Soft Rains".

  • The Pit and the Pendulum

    24/10/2019 Duration: 40min

    Spooky season just doesn't feel right without a little Poe. This episode, we take a dive into The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan himself.

  • The Most Dangerous Game

    08/10/2019 Duration: 40min

    Today we take a look at one of the most famous short stories of all time, The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell.