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Our heroes thought it would be fun to review the new Fahrenheit 451 HBO movie, which is something they will do, assuming it’s not too HBOy. But in order to justify doing that, they had to review the book, which they didn’t particularly have fond memories of. But it may or may not have held up better than they remembered. Listen!
Things that happen in this episode:
00:00 Sundry matters
06:25 Donor Shout-outs
08:30 A great sentence
11:08 Baggage check
22:15 A good first novel
28:00 Un-self-conscious writers
33:00 Swinging for the fences
34:56 Mysterious nails!
36:00 Yuck, Ernest Cline
37:35 Yuck, Madeline L’engle
38:03 This book doesn’t suck up to you
41:55 Weak character writing