99. The Big Sleep (Humphrey Bogart movie)

99. The Big Sleep (Humphrey Bogart movie)

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Our heroes don’t have a good track record with movies. In fact, they’ve never liked one in a completely unqualified manner. But now they’re watching a stone cold classic, Howard Hawks’s *The Big Sleep.* Will this break the Bookening movie curse????????????????

00:01 Nathan forgets to introduce us
03:53 We watched *The Big Sleep*!
05:11 Nathan gives some context
10:00 Nathan continues to rant
15:26 Dead bug on Brandon’s shoulder
16:00 Sexiness of Bogart
18:30 American manliness
22:00 Old movieness
26:12 Where was the grit?
28:28 Just add sex
30:18 Why does grit help the morals?
36:30 Movie Vivian vs. Book Vivian
37:49 Don’t get excited about Faulkner
40:13 Coveted LSOA
42:47 Donor shout-outs!
46:15 Nathan introduces us!
48:00 The show continues for some reason

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About The Authors


Nathan Alberson is co-founder and creative director of Warhorn Media. He hosts three podcasts—The Bookening, The World We Made, and Sound of Sanity.


Jake is the CEO of Warhorn Media and the discipleship pastor of Clearnote Church. He also teaches at Clearnote Pastors College.


Brandon Chasteen has a Phd. Abd of English literature, although now he works in land and oil. He's a down-home-Texas boy-made-good who just happens to know everything about literature and literary history and literary theory. He podcasts for The Bookening.

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