Episode 039: The Saturday Night Ghost Club

Thanks for joining us! This month we are discussing The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

THE SHORT AND UNHAPPY HISTORY OF MY PUGILISTIC CAREER

Dav Pilkey/Sue Denim (from Publisher’s Weekly)

Pen names and the authors who use them

Snopes: the internet’s definitive fact checking website

Shameless plug for WPL’s Media Literacy Info Guide (edited by Trevor!)

The Canadian UFO Report

Ufology Research

Harbingers of Failure: an article about early adopters who consistently pick products that end up failing, just like Lex.

The Book of the Damned by Charles Fort: ebook and audiobook (You can read issues of Fortean Times, the magazine based on the writings of Charles Fort, on Overdrive and Pressreader anytime)

The Philadelphia Experiment (available on Hoopla)

The Goonies (available on DVD and Bluray in WPL catalogue)

Madeleine’s Pick: Mysterious Skin

 

TELL US ABOUT ANOTHER BOOK I MIGHT LIKE

Dennis: The Body by Stephen King (collected in Different Seasons)

Trevor: The life and times of the thunderbolt kid by Bill Bryson

Kirsten: Forever by Judy Blume

 

NERD WORDS FOR WORD NERDS

Dennis: realization

Trevor: pedal pushers

Kirsten: Quamajug also: WFP article by Jen Zoratti about the name

 

Remember to wash your hands frequently, limit your contacts, and STAY HOME if you are feeling sick.

Next month we will be talking about Tenth of December by George Saunders.

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Time to Read is a production of the Winnipeg Public Library. Our panel today included Kirsten Wurmann, Dennis Penner, and Trevor Lockhart.

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