RoostCast 87: The Story

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In this episode, Ryan is joined by Paul from Hockey Rhetoric as they talk about stories. Paul thinks storytelling has changed as violence and sexuality have become more prominent on television. They talk about shows like Girls, Louie, Game of Thrones and True Blood and books like The Catcher in the Rye, Catch 22 and A Clockwork Orange.

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Here are some things they mention in the podcast:

Nadsat dictionary from A Clockwork Orange

This Was A Mistake: An Evening With Judd Apatow — Nerdy Girl Notes

Poker Scene — Louie

Heckler Scene — Louie

A Baby in the Ghetto — Dave Chappelle, Killing Them Softly

Violin Scene — Louie

Language, Voice, and Holden Caulfield: The Catcher in the Rye Part 1 — Crash Course (Part Two here)

Megan Fox Speaks In Tongues and Is Symmetrical: an Analysis of Esquire’s Terrible Profile — Gawker

Megan Fox Saves Herself — Esquire

Frank Sinatra Has a Cold — Esquire

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The music for today’s podcast:

Freedom at 21 — Jack White

No Children — The Mountain Goats