26 episodes

Lauren and Isaac can read and are married to each other. Sometimes they read the same book at the same time on purpose. This is that.

Couple's Book Club Lauren Chesnut & Isaac

    • Comedy

Lauren and Isaac can read and are married to each other. Sometimes they read the same book at the same time on purpose. This is that.

    Episode 26- The Amityville Horror

    Episode 26- The Amityville Horror

    Lauren and Isaac read the cult classic(?) "true story" of The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson. Check here first for info on porcupines for your ears, demons pigs, and not scary at all books!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 25- Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered

    Episode 25- Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered

    This time, Lauren and Isaac read Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. They talk "dark impulses," get real about their own greatest junior high shames, and get bummed out about life in this late capitalist hellscape.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 24- Sacred Hoops

    Episode 24- Sacred Hoops

    Lauren and Isaac read Phil Jackson's '90s spiritual/sport memoir classic "Sacred Hoops" AKA "Eat, Pray, Dunk." We talk religious indoctrination, cultural appropriation, and how lacking this book was on John Stockton content.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 23- Midnight in America

    Episode 23- Midnight in America

    In this edition of Electric Book Machine, Lauren and Isaac read Jonathan W. White's cultural history "Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams During the Civil War." We talk about weird dreams, superstitions, and how psychic Abraham Lincoln probably wasn't. War is hell, but sleep deprivation might be worse!

    • 46 min
    Episode 22- The Cinderella Complex

    Episode 22- The Cinderella Complex

    The Cinderella Complex meets post-concussion syndrome in this fun little book club nugget! Lauren has a head injury but was still let down by how not completely awful this book was. Do women really fear independence, or is capitalism just a trash system? We discuss.

    • 50 min
    Episode 21- I Am Not a Serial Killer

    Episode 21- I Am Not a Serial Killer

    Lauren and Isaac venture into the world of dark young adult fiction with Dan Wells' "I Am Not a Serial Killer" and they discuss the basis of morality, basically. It's a real corker of an episode!

    • 51 min

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