Of Human Bonadage, by W. Somerset Maugham / Lagavulin 16yo - Part 2

Continuing their Mongo book Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham, Michael and Ethan get into the nitty gritty.

In this episode:

  • Our funny is all edited in.

  • Michael deletes all Ethan’s tail-related jokes.

  • They throw shade at Barnes & Noble.

  • Michael tries to go on a Nabokov parade. Ethan douses him.

  • They start out continuing the chronological order, then skip to the end.

  • Ethan says something that sounds very incestual.

  • Michael went ahead without Ethan, as per frickin’ usual.

  • SPOILERS for Up in the Air.

  • All female names look alike to Ethan.

  • The key to the podcast is in The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy.

  • Ethan references this song by accident.

  • The nude report will follow the episode.

Next episode will be a Shakespeare Special discussing The Tempest! Join the discussion!  Go to the Contact page and put "Scotch Talk" in the Subject line.  We'd love to hear from you!  And submit your homework at the Michael & Ethan in a Room with Scotch page.

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"Thinking It Over" by Lee Rosevere.  Used under an Attribution License.