41 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 • 6 Ratings

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

    Capture of the Five Boroughs: Political Lackeyism (or how to kiss Edmund's heroic ass)

    Capture of the Five Boroughs: Political Lackeyism (or how to kiss Edmund's heroic ass)

    A mediocre and short (thankfully) Old English encomium for Edmund that confuses Danes and Vikings paired with a rich and potent New York transplant cocktail. And David got one of those cherries he likes.

    • 52 min
    Feast of Tottenham: Impossible Food in a Bad Parody

    Feast of Tottenham: Impossible Food in a Bad Parody

    A barrage of nonsense luxury food items coupled with a surrealist filmic stiff drink.

    • 48 min
    Wulfstan On Isaiah's Visions: David and Matt Wander East Van Breweries

    Wulfstan On Isaiah's Visions: David and Matt Wander East Van Breweries

    A very special episode we like to call Canterbury Fails Ales Trails: a pilgrimage to several imbiberies punctuated with discussion of a bilingual apocalypto-prophetic wake-up call to the the English who are clearly eyebrow-deep in dissolution (much like the hosts).

    • 56 min
    Bird with Four Feathers: Flimsy Penitential Allegory and Repugnant HubbaBubba Juice

    Bird with Four Feathers: Flimsy Penitential Allegory and Repugnant HubbaBubba Juice

    A Middle English bird cries out for mercy, while we suck down the WORST potpourri vanilla chemical peach asscrap

    • 50 min
    Old English Hexameron: Creation and Libation!

    Old English Hexameron: Creation and Libation!

    Ælfric lays out the first six days of creation--ecotheory, gender, epistemology (according to Coley)--and we have a stunning cocktail and IPA chaser.

    • 54 min
    Jack and his Stepdame: Explosive Farts and Compulsive Dancing

    Jack and his Stepdame: Explosive Farts and Compulsive Dancing

    A comic almost-fabliau about a boy, three wishes, and apocalyptic flatulence, with a layered cocktail that hides the darkness in the light.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

CunningVillan ,

5 out of 5 Summoner’s farts

Shockingly entertaining.

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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