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Ep 6 - Wipe Your Hands and Other Book Event Advice with IDW's Chris Ryall

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Show: 
Reading Glasses
Guests: 
Chris Ryall

This week, Brea and Mallory help you navigate different types of book events, interview comics editor Chris Ryall and learn the importance of clean hands. Use the hash tag #BookEvents to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram!

Links-

Being A Book Escort-
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/10/the-modern-fac...

Frankfurt Book Fair-
https://www.buchmesse.de/en/fbf/

LA Festival of Books-
http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/

Brooklyn Book Festival-
http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/

Emerald City Comic Con-
http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/

Chris Ryall-
https://twitter.com/chris_ryall

IDW Comics-
http://www.idwpublishing.com/

Books Mentioned --

American War by Omar El Akkad
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780451493583

Hunger by Roxane Gay
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780062362599

The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781250075581

Abandon Me by Melissa Febos
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781632866578

The Shadow of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780143034902

On Writing by Stephen King
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781439156810

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781451678192

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780802130204

Carter Beats The Devil by Glen Gold
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780786886326

Ep. 5 - Jesus Holds Your E-Books and Other Travel Tips with Tom Merritt

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Show: 
Reading Glasses
Guests: 
Tom Merritt

This week, Brea and Mallory solve vacation reading dilemmas, learn where Jesus keeps his e-books and talk bookish technology with Tom Merritt! Use the hashtag #TravelingReader to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram! Also check out our Facebook or GoodReads pages!

Links -

Whispersync
https://www.amazon.com/Whispersync-for-Voice-Learn-More-Kindle-Store/b?i...

Sword and Laser
http://swordandlaser.com/

Tom Merritt
http://www.tommerritt.com/
http://tommerrittbooks.com/

Books Mentioned -

Heroine Worship by Sarah Kuhn
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780756413262

The House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781250068811

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780553588941

Pilot X by Tom Merritt
http://tommerrittbooks.com/blog/2016/4/9/pilot-x

Ep. 3 - Readers in a Non-Reader World

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Show: 
Reading Glasses
Guests: 
Brazos Price

This week, Brea and Mallory solve the dilemma of how to read around other people, find the coolest library in the world, ask a Book Professional Brazos Price and hopefully save a reader marriage. Use the hashtag #ReadingInTheRealWorld to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram!

Book Story-
http://mynews4.com/on-your-side/on-your-side-iteam/controversial-books-n...

Book Light-
https://www.amazon.com/Camkey-Rechargeable-Reading-flexible-Padded/dp/B0...

Silent Reading Party-
http://www.silentreadingpartypdx.com/

Books Mentioned-
Make Trouble by John Waters
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781616206352

The Fact of A Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781250080547

Reading Glasses Episode 1: Book Slumps with Sara Benincasa

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Show: 
Reading Glasses
Guests: 
Sara Benincasa

This week, Mallory and Brea discuss ways to get out of a book slump and interview author Sara Benincasa about her fundraiser to help refugees and have Neil Gaiman read the Cheesecake Factory menu out loud! Use the hashtag #SayNoToBookSlump to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram!

Judge John Hodgman Episode 191: TL;DNR

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Andy brings the case against his friend Katie. Several years ago, he persuaded her to read his favorite fantasy series. She also agreed to finish the series by his birthday. The date has come and gone, but Katie has not completed the books. Should she pick up the pace?

Thanks to Joseph Wang for this week's case name!

San Francisco Bay area! See Judge John Hodgman Live! Judge Hodgman will return to mete out justice as part of SF Sketchfest on Friday, February 6th at Marines Memorial Theater. The show is almost 90% sold out as of this posting!

Tickets available here

More information about the show and Sketchfest available here.

We need YOU to submit cases to be heard that evening! If you and another party
- reside in the SF Bay area, or will be able to attend the show on February 6
- have a legitimate beef, large or small

... write us with the details! Send it directly to hodgman@maximumfun.org or submit via our webform here.

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