Why do we read? To get away, to learn, to watch other people without guilt. Why do we write?
Let's be honest, Steph and Candice come to no conclusions about these existential questions, but they try.
Books The Stand, The Green Mile, Needful Things, Gerald's Game, Dolores Claiborne, Cell by Stephen King
Links Stephen King's accidental blindness on race - https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jan/28/stephen-king-says-oscars-are-rigged-in-favor-of-the-white-folks-washington-post
Timestamps 02:15 - What's NaNoWriMo?
07:00 - revisiting stories you already know
10:00 - taking time to think about what you are reading and watching
11:00 - The Stephen King Project
15:00 - Stephen King and the myth of meritocracy
22:00 - How our lifestyles have changed with Covid
26:00 - Where everyone wonders "What does epistolary mean?"
29:00 - The pain of group chats
30:45 - The real reason why Steph doesn't journal
34:00 - Students writing letters to elected officials and why you should too
42:00 Back to The Stand
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