26 episodes

Join reader-comedians Alex Schmidt and Michael Swaim for a fun, digressive trip through the Kurt Vonnegut canon. It’s a book club, a comedy show, and a cavalcade of smart, entertaining segments. Discover Vonnegut works you’ve never read! Rediscover your Kurt favorites! And cure the terrible disease of loneliness by going on a K.V. appreciation deep dive with a friendly karass of your fellow listeners.

Kurt Vonneguys Alex Schmidt & Michael Swaim

    • Comedy
    • 4.9, 256 Ratings

Join reader-comedians Alex Schmidt and Michael Swaim for a fun, digressive trip through the Kurt Vonnegut canon. It’s a book club, a comedy show, and a cavalcade of smart, entertaining segments. Discover Vonnegut works you’ve never read! Rediscover your Kurt favorites! And cure the terrible disease of loneliness by going on a K.V. appreciation deep dive with a friendly karass of your fellow listeners.

    A Man Without A Country

    A Man Without A Country

    Franken-Time (00:01:20)

    Essay Time (00:04:25)

    VonneART (00:05:10)

    Ad Time (00:40:25)

    Kurt Blurt (00:54:05)

    Recurring Characters Update (01:09:40)

    Kurt Cameo (01:09:55)

    VonneWHAT (01:10:15)

    The Meat (01:13:25)

    VonneGRADES (01:18:45)

    Related Reading (01:21:25)

    Vonnegut News (01:26:25)

    Related readings and other links: https://goo.gl/KfLCMV

    • 1 hr 30 min
    God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian

    God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian

    Cosmologut (0:00:50)
    Vonne-Interviews (0:07:00)
    Kurt Vonnegut reading Mary Ainsworth interview (0:14:45)
    Vognettes (0:26:05)
    Kurt Blurt (0:59:50)
    Recurring Characters Update (1:05:50)
    Kurt Cameo (1:06:00)
    VonneWHAT (1:06:45)
    The Meat (1:09:00)
    VonneGRADES (1:15:45)
    Related Reading (1:17:20)

    The related readings and other links: https://goo.gl/3XjCHq

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Bagombo Snuff Box

    Bagombo Snuff Box

    Franken-Time (00:01:10)
    Intro Time (00:08:15)
    Creative Writing 101 (00:13:45)
    Story Time (00:20:45)
    Coda Time (01:30:45)
    Kurt Blurt (01:40:35)
    Recurring Characters Update (01:41:05)
    VonneWHAT (01:42:40
    VonneGRADES (01:46:45)
    Related Reading (01:51:10)
    Related Reading and other links: https://goo.gl/R2gbor

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Timequake

    Timequake

    Plot Time (00:01:00)
    Kurt Blurt (00:26:30)
    Recurring Characters Update (01:15:20)
    Kurt Cameo (01:16:50)
    VonneART(01:18:30)
    Vonne-Amendments (01:23:00)
    VonneWHAT (01:28:10)
    The Meat (01:59:40)
    VonneGRADES (02:11:20)
    Related Reading (02:15:15)

    Related Reading links: https://goo.gl/QnxE2v

    • 2 hr 24 min
    Fates Worse Than Death

    Fates Worse Than Death

    Franken-Time (00:01:15)

    Story Time (00:08:15)

    Kurt Blurt (01:19:05)

    VonneWHAT (01:37:15)

    The Meat (01:48:45)

    VonneGRADES (01:50:00)

    Related Reading (01:53:00)

    Vonnegut News (02:00:10)

    Related Reading and other links: https://goo.gl/fQYH3z

    • 2 hr 2 min
    Hocus Pocus

    Hocus Pocus

    Plot Time (00:02:00)

    VonneART (00:09:30)

    VonneMATH (00:51:25)

    Kurt Blurt (00:55:30)

    Kurt Cameo (01:16:10)

    Recurring Characters Update (01:17:30)

    The Meat (01:20:00)

    VonneWHAT (01:28:45)

    VonneGRADES (01:40:30)

    Related Reading (01:45:25)

    Vonnegut News (01:53:50)

    Related Reading and other links: https://goo.gl/fbfKFM

    • 1 hr 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
256 Ratings

256 Ratings

ccstrawhun ,

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Thanks for the insightful breakdown of the book, really loved reading it, one of his best.

S2lvoJ ,

Excellent resource

Thank you for making this podcast! Inspired me to finish my way through Vonnegut’s works.

Jenny Aaaa ,

still the best

so it goes

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