Plainsong, by Kent Haruf/Bruichladdich Scottish Barley: The Classic Laddie

Michael & Ethan take up discussion of the Great-Plains epic Plainsong by Kent Haruf, while they enjoy a dram of the Classic Laddie: Bruichladdich Scottish Barley.  It's all quite delicious.

In this episode:

  • It's retro!
  • Michael makes Ethan work for the Scotch.
  • The podcast gets political.
  • Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Ethan.
  • There's a ghost cooking chicken in Michael's house.
  • Ethan could, but doesn't want to.
  • Michael tests Ethan's hypothesis.
  • Names with Ethan! (43:15)
  • Names with Michael! (45:20)
  • We're not misogynists on this podcast.

Next month's book is The House of Special Purpose by John Boyne - Read along!

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