121 episodes

A podcast in which five idiots get together to discuss the finest works of classic literature.

Listen to them struggle with subtexts, historical contexts, symbolism and the minor fact that none of them have actually read the book.

Faking Lit Faking Lit Podcast

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A podcast in which five idiots get together to discuss the finest works of classic literature.

Listen to them struggle with subtexts, historical contexts, symbolism and the minor fact that none of them have actually read the book.

    Episode 114 - Generation X by Douglas Coupland

    Episode 114 - Generation X by Douglas Coupland

    I'm sorry this is late, things have been crazy

    Please continue to stay safe and well.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 113 - Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson

    Episode 113 - Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson

    Happy 420.

    Stay indoors.

    • 53 min
    Episode 112 - Oryx & Crake by Margaret Atwood

    Episode 112 - Oryx & Crake by Margaret Atwood

    IT'S A TOTAL LOCKDOWN

    We try to make the best of a bad situation and continue to broadcast to whoever's left outside in the Wasteland.

    With Special Guest Experts Eva Steenberg, Zaran Hex and Enya.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode 111 - The Plague by Albert Camus

    Episode 111 - The Plague by Albert Camus

    Don't go outside. Stay at home. Wash your hands and listen as we discuss Albert Camus' existentialist tale of disease "The Plague" and play "Nazi or Not-zi".

    Featuring Special Guest Expert Gin Gee, a clone.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode 110 - Orlando by Virginia Woolf

    Episode 110 - Orlando by Virginia Woolf

    Well, well, well, look who decided to post a new episode...

    This week the Idiots discuss Virginia Woolf's classic tale of gender bending "Orlando" - catch-up with London's Premier Beefeater Lenny London - catch-up with reclusive fifth Beatle Ebenezer Skrewge - quiz them on the failures of their respective marriages.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode 109 - Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by TS Eliot

    Episode 109 - Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by TS Eliot

    We return for the first episode of the new decade and also make our first attempt to discuss poetry with TS Eliot's beloved book of feline related doggerel "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" - re-litigate an old family psychodrama - pitch a musical about crisp packets - make cat goop.

    Featuring Special Guest Experts take-no-prisoners comedian Chris P Bitz, Chin's brother Cheek Coffee and David Simon (the guy who wrote The Wire).

    • 1 hr 5 min

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