18 episodes

Reading marginal, minor, and absolutely unread Old and Middle English poetry, paired with a thematically appropriate cocktail.

The Canterbury Fails David Coley and Matt Hussey

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Reading marginal, minor, and absolutely unread Old and Middle English poetry, paired with a thematically appropriate cocktail.

    The Book of Quint Essence

    The Book of Quint Essence

    An alchemical slog in Middle English prose matched by a neoplatonically perfect cure-all.

    • 38 min
    Lorica of Laidcenn

    Lorica of Laidcenn

    God and his army protects every last one of your weird little body parts, while you sip a herbal smoky kick to the the triform brain (and liver).

    • 44 min
    WPHP Monthly Mercury x Canterbury Fails: MONKS !!!

    WPHP Monthly Mercury x Canterbury Fails: MONKS !!!

    A late medieval music theory complaint and literally the best most bonkers depraved monk freak show mock-gothic novel paired with a gin-soaked tea (do re mi!) and repugnant Jolly Rancher retro-cocktail. With awesome special guest stars Kandice Sharren and Kate Moffatt. 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Voice Crying in the Wilderness

    Voice Crying in the Wilderness

    An elegant and informed exposition of John the Baptist's birth paired with a cloudy red seafood drink. 

    • 35 min
    The Babee's Boke

    The Babee's Boke

    A pedantic grind about table manners with a syrupy cocktail for babies.

    • 31 min
    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT plus two micro-fails and hotdogwater beer

    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT plus two micro-fails and hotdogwater beer

    We interrupt summer hiatus to invite proposals for a live Canterbury Fails: do you want to be on the Fails? We want you to be on the Fails. We're hosting a live participatory episode at Kalamazoo in May 2023. Please listen and submit; website here: wmich.edu/medievalcongress.

    Plus two micro-fails: barbaric scrawl and Ovidian lament

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Poiuyytrr ,

Cocktail

I need that steeped rose syrup recipe that tastes like David’s great aunt.

Update:

“That part’s dumb.”
— Matt

Deserving another ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.

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