21 episodes

Dedicated to exploring ideas behind various books and how they relate to everyday life.

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Dedicated to exploring ideas behind various books and how they relate to everyday life.

    Is this the GREATEST novel ever written (Flowers for Algernon)

    Is this the GREATEST novel ever written (Flowers for Algernon)

    If you had the chance to be the most intelligent being on the planet, would you take it? In Daniel Keyes' masterpiece, we are introduced to Charlie (IQ 68) and his change from special needs shopkeeper to international superstar genius. Join us in this episode of Papercut as we explore life among the pinnacles of intellect and what that entails. #PrepareToCry

    • 27 min
    20. The Twentieth Episode Guest Special! (The Name of the Wind)

    20. The Twentieth Episode Guest Special! (The Name of the Wind)

    Welcome to our 20th Episode Guest Special! To celebrate, we're proud to have Lawrence of Australia on the show with us to discuss the Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. The first part of the Kingkiller Chronicles trilogy, this bestseller has won the hearts of many and continues to captivate all minds alike. Thank you all for your support, couldn't have made it this far without it!

    • 30 min
    19. Growing up with Psychoanalysis: What's That About? (Demian)

    19. Growing up with Psychoanalysis: What's That About? (Demian)

    What does it mean to grow up? How does Hermann Hesse tackle this age old coming of age story? What does psychoanalysis have to do with this? Watch us find out as we delve into Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth in this week's episode of Papercut!

    • 29 min
    18. We could all have been killed, or worse - expelled! (The Harry Potter Series)

    18. We could all have been killed, or worse - expelled! (The Harry Potter Series)

    The Wizarding World is a weird and complex place. We decided to tackle seven books of plot and 8 movies worth of content in 30 simple minutes. What can Harry Potter teach us about our generation? Have the books aged well? And what pet peeves do we have? Find out in this episode of Papercut as we explore the ENTIRE Harry Potter Franchise (and how much of a Potterhead Eug really is).

    • 28 min
    17. What is Parental Love? Seriously! (The Glass Castle)

    17. What is Parental Love? Seriously! (The Glass Castle)

    How do you survive when life deals you a hard hand to start with? Jeannette Walls is a columnist at MSNBC. Written as a memoir of days past, she holds a torch to her parents and the choices they had to make. Looking back,  her parents showed her a different kind of love. So, what does it mean to be a good parent? We don't have kids but we'll stick an opinion in there anyway. Find out on this episode of Papercut now!

    • 27 min
    16. Does Online Dating Have to Suck for Everyone? (Little Miss Shy Goes Online Dating)

    16. Does Online Dating Have to Suck for Everyone? (Little Miss Shy Goes Online Dating)

    Another fan requested masterpiece. This week, Papercut tackles 'Little Miss Shy Goes Online Dating' by Roger Hargreaves. Online dating can be a messy experience and the experience is almost universal. Join us on this episode as we explore the ways in which online dating can suck a little less.

    • 27 min

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