StoryWonk Sunday 15: A Low Bar Benefits Everyone

This week, we talk about the classics: what are they, why do they matter, and why should we read them? Also, big news about forthcoming discussions on StoryWonk Sunday!

Send your questions and comments to podcast@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, come join the conversation on the forum, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, seminars and more!

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.


77MB | 1h 24m

Download the mp3 heresubscribe to the show via RSS, listen on Stitcher, subscribe on YouTube or find us on iTunes.

Our theme music is by Nony Zero, and other music comes from Josh Woodward and Kevin MacLeod. StoryWonk Sunday is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Thanks for listening!

5 Comments

  1. I really enjoy the quote game, so yes, please do that again :) I was surprised that I actually recognized Luke, Bartlett and Toby. I’d be proud of that, but it was because I remember the scenes not the speech patterns. As for the unusual references Toby made, if I remember right, that was because the speech was his defense of public broadcasting.

    Reply
  2. West Wing quotes!! good job and thanks for picking them from the first couple of seasons. I just finished watching through the 2nd disk of the 2nd season. I got 3 for 3:)

    Reply
  3. First time commenting. Just wanted to say that you are now one of my favorite podcasts, and let me just say, that means a lot coming from a podcast junkie such as myself!

    Reply
  4. Thanks so much, everyone! I dropped the ball a little bit on the quote game, but I’ll be back! ;)

    Reply
  5. were you guys intentionally being ironic by doing an episode almost entirely on classic literature and then calling it “a low bar benefits everyone”

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>