Banned Books – Kids, YA, LGBTQ

From Shel Silverstein inciting cannibalism to a book about a baby penguin that’s consistently among the most challenged and banned books, we look at children, young adult, and LGBTQ books challenged or banned for silly reasons. See part one for full show...

Banned Books – The Classics, with Oh No! Lit Class podcast

This week’s special guest is Megan Dangerous from Oh No! Lit Class. Walk into your local library this week and you’re likely to see a display of books that have been banned in different times and places for a variety of reasons.  Standard choices include Animal...

We Can’t Have Nice Things: Art & Antiquities Edition

In the height of irony, many priceless works of art and antiquities have been destroyed by the people who were trying to preserve them. Modern art can be especially susceptible to accidental destruction by well-meaning parties. Some things were destroyed by unthinking...

We Can’t Have Nice Things: Gamer edition

From trolls and griefers, to crashing virtual funerals and spreading digital plagues, we look at online gamers ruining everyone else’s fun in the first of our series We Can’t Have Nice Things.