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!

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  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.

  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:)

  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!

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

  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”


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