Category: When Banned Things Happen To Good People

Episode 67 – Beloved (Part Three)

Todd and Pete push through the sometimes confusing, sometimes confounding, and always engaging final section of Toni Morrison’s Pulitzer Prize winning Beloved to get to the final moments of this book about slavery, suffering, and sacrifice. Email: bannedthingshappen@gmail.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/bannedthingshappen Web: https://blahblahblahmedia.com Patreon: https://patreon.com/blahblahblahmedia Support: https://buymeacoffee.com/blahblahblah Merch: https://shop.spreadshirt.ca/blah-blah-blah-media/...
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Episode 66 – Beloved (Part Two)

Todd and Pete continue their journey through Toni Morrison’s Pulitzer Prize winning Beloved, which leads them to such questions as what the age of consent is for a spiritual manifestation. Don’t ask, just listen to the episode, it’ll all make sense in context. We promise. Email: bannedthingshappen@gmail.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/bannedthingshappen Web: https://blahblahblahmedia.com Patreon: https://patreon.com/blahblahblahmedia...
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Episode 65 – Beloved (Part One)

Peter and Todd step through the doors of 124 to begin their examination of the Pulitzer Prize winning Beloved by Toni Morrison. It’s a beautiful, confusing, painful journey, and we’re only about a third of the the way through.  Email: bannedthingshappen@gmail.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/bannedthingshappen Web: https://blahblahblahmedia.com Patreon: https://patreon.com/blahblahblahmedia Support: https://buymeacoffee.com/blahblahblah Merch: https://shop.spreadshirt.ca/blah-blah-blah-media/...
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Episode 63 – Slaughter-House Five (Part Two)

It took until the end of January to finish up the book we were supposed to read in November, but Todd and Pete finally made it through Kurt Vonnegut Jr’s Slaughterhouse-Five. So it goes. Email: bannedthingshappen@gmail.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/bannedthingshappen Web: https://blahblahblahmedia.com Patreon: https://patreon.com/blahblahblahmedia Support: https://buymeacoffee.com/blahblahblah Merch: https://shop.spreadshirt.ca/blah-blah-blah-media/...
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Slaughterhouse-Five (Part One)

Peter and Todd begin their look at Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five with an episode covering roughly half the short novel, featuring the first few weeks of Billy’s experiences in World War 2, his trip to Tralfamadore, his wedding, his daughter’s wedding, that time he almost cheated on his wife, and...
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Episode 61 – The Exorcist

One of the best horror films of all time has also occasionally felt the pressures of rating boards who have prevented the film from being released in varying formats in varying countries, and that film is William Peter Blatty’s The Exorcist directed by William Friedkin. The film turns 50...
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Episode 60 – Heartstopper (Live)

Our crew gathered around their microphones for a LIVE episode to wrap up their thoughts on Heartstopper by Alice Oseman. Though technical difficulties prevented any callers from engaging in the conversation with Todd, Peter, and Ayla, our hosts shared their predictions for the future of this series, discussed the...
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Episode 59 – Heartstopper (Part 3)

And we’re off to FRANCE! Well, not us, unfortunately, but the cast of Heartstoppers are, in Volume Three of Heartstopper by Alice Oseman. Todd, Pete and Ayla gather once again to break down the growth of both the central love story as well as well as the supporting cast,...
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Episode 58 – Heartstopper (Part Two)

Summer break has taken its toll on the podcast, as vacations and long weekends have made it hard to get Todd and Pete in the same room together, but we’ve finally put together Part Two of our look at Heartstopper, covering Volume Two of the graphic novel by Alice...
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Episode 57 – Heartstopper (Part One)

Todd and Pete tone things down this episode with the first look at a slightly different high-school set story in Alice Oseman’s Heartstopper. This queer-friendly young adult romance tells the story of Charlie and Nick, two fast friends who may have to confront slightly more complicated feelings for each other. This...
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