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August 08, 2022 00:35:39
Fun Home Episode 4

Fun Home Episode 4

Life choices, raising children, household organization, solipsism, and more. The women continue their chat inspired by “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel. Are you a person who has too many mugs or just enough?  Discussion Points: Reading a graphic novel like reading poetry Literary references and complicated vocabulary in Fun Home Philosophy of solipsism  Making life choices that make yourself happy The nuclear family and adult creative pursuits Raising children with a village versus a small family The advantages to having multi-aged play groups Child, bag, and other trackers Having homes for household objects so you don’t lose things Having too many mugs Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For Solipsistic The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans by Michaeleen Doucleff The Tile App ...

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August 01, 2022 00:35:41
Fun Home Episode 3

Fun Home Episode 3

Journaling, “To Do” lists, discovering parents are real people, and of course, the book. The Book Interrupted women share their personal journals while reading “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel and finish with a group discussion.  Discussion Points: Personal journals Did you finish the book? Connecting or not connecting to the book The structure of the book Discovering your parents are people and are flawed Do you journal?  What’s your relationship with “to do” lists? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For The High Performance Planner ...

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July 25, 2022 00:27:50
Fun Home Episode 2

Fun Home Episode 2

Funerals, death, cadavers, goo bags, and Weekend at Bernies. The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel. Discussion Points: Fun Home = Funeral home  Drawings of cadavers What do you want to happen to your body after you are dead? Would you donate your body? Death and funerals in different places and time periods  80s and 90s movies and television  Other writings by Alison Bechdel and the musical based on the book Tarot card readings  Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For BodyWorlds Weekend at Bernie’s ...

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July 18, 2022 00:40:23
Fun Home Episode 1

Fun Home Episode 1

Boobs, booze, banned books, and the Bechdel Test (and graphic novels, literary references, and talking about the weather). The Book Interrupted women continue Season Two with “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “Fun Home”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Discussion Points: Personal journals Fun Home in the “book club bag” at the library What’s the process of Bechdel creating her graphic novels?  Fun Home has been banned in schools and libraries in the USA The graphic images in the book The layout - how is it reading a graphic novel? Using a different mindset. Literary references  Boobs and booze and banned books  The Bechdel Test - women in film Small talk - talking about the weather Pink eye  Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For ...

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July 11, 2022 00:52:36
Off The Shelf Episode 6

Off The Shelf Episode 6

Author Karma Brown of “The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life”, joins the Book Interrupted women and fan Lindsay for a chat about finding the time for yourself, raising children, rhubarb baking, and Roe v. Wade. This episode of Book Interrupted is Off The Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! Discussion Points: The 4% Fix conversational style Finding the hour for yourself - when can you find your time? And what do you use your time for? Raising children at different ages Difference in time management for adults with kids versus without How did the pandemic affect your personal time/projects? Procrastibaking Roe v. Wade How to help - show up and get involved Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown Home Under Clutter - Fan Lindsay’s blog Smitten Kitchen How Did Roe Fall? Before a Decisive Ruling, a Powerful Red Wave, NY Times, by Kate Zernike V For Vendetta  Karma Brown Instagram   ...

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July 04, 2022 00:50:37
The Midnight Library Episode 6

The Midnight Library Episode 6

Limbo in limbo; vintage shopping; and full belly laughs. Concluding their series on “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Discussion Points: Have you ever lost a friend over their recommendation of books? Do you want to stay in the never-ending “library” like Hugo? Limboing in limbo Having sex in all the different lives - would you do it a lot? Similar themes on the screen Saving clothing that you love, even if it’s caught on fire, and the vintage shop movement Seeing Red in the library Revisiting bird calls and bird stories  Full belly laughs  Here’s my coffee cup and here’s what I’m reading - Insta challenge Next book cycle Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Book Interrupted Playlists Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Everything Everywhere All at Once Crash (2004) Crash (1996) Two Truths and a Lie - Book Interrupted episode  styledemocracy.com-Courage My Love Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period. by Kirsten Karchmer What The Robin Knows Fan Episode - Bird Call Challenge  Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  La Vie en Rose  The Midnight Playlist ...

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