Soulless, by Gail Carriger / Glen Fohdry 12yr - Part 2

They finish their analysis of Soulless, by Gail Carriger, and of course are very mature about it. One listener has lovingly said that it is our fault that he read this, the trashiest book he has ever read. We can’t disagree. It’s pretty fantastic.

In this episode:

  • Michael declares war on Naboo.

  • They both have glasses on their face.

  • Ethan brings the discussion back to genre.

  • He also taunts Michael by talking about Anno Dracula, by Kim Newman.

  • Michael acknowledges what this book is doing, about vampires and minorities.

  • We have a “Names with Michael” segment!

  • Ethan digresses on Oscar Wilde.

  • This is the Luther that Michael quotes.

  • If you listen closely, about 28:19 in, Michael loses, but Ethan doesn’t catch it. (I doubt Michael even noticed.)

  • The hotness of the protagonist makes Michael mad.

  • Ms. Carriger, you don’t deserve the comparison Ethan makes.

  • Ethan explains why he read all of Twilight.

  • Ethan’s favorite Gothic novelist is Charles Robert Maturin.

  • Everyone is wrong.

  • Yes, they recorded this in March.

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