Don't call it a book club.

Hot Takes; Dumb Nerds

Home

Fantasy Sci-Fi Will Wight Alec Hutson Cradle Pierce Brown Red Rising George R.R. Martin Brandon Sanderson Dan Simmons Arcane Ascension Andrew Rowe Hyperion Interview Jonathan French The Shadow King Mike Shel Timandra Whitecastle The Kingkiller Chronicle The Lot Lands The Grey Bastards A Clash of Kings Touch of Iron A Game of Thrones Aching God Patrick Rothfuss Lies of Locke Lamora Andrzej Sapkowski Brent Weeks The Fifth Season Wintersteel A Fire Upon the Deep Warbreaker Fonda Lee Joe Abercrombie Madeline Miller The Fall of Hyperion The Silver Sorceress Golden Son Scott Lynch The Witcher Lightbringer Three Body Problem Peter Newman Elantris Vernor Vinge N.K. Jemisin First Law Circe Jade City M.L. Wang The Crimson Queen Morning Star Liu Cixin The Vagrant The Blade Itself Sword of Kaigen Mailbag Christopher Paolini Sword of Destiny To Sleep in a Sea of Stars Uncrowned Introduction Ghostwater Blackflame Short Story The Last Wish Unsouled Underlord Movies The Emperor's Soul Skysworn Shadows For Silence Soulsmith JY Yang Video Games

The Fifth Season: Part Three

School's....in? Luke comes to office hours and gets himself learned. Also get hyped for our next big media project, Life Hacked (6:30). Luke and Dan debate if Essun is mother of the year, or monster of the year. Luke decides to rain on Dan's pirate parade and freaks out about just like, some casual murder. Ya boys have some serious questions about the end of this book. and surprise -- Luke needs me to Dansplain about truffles; don't worry its relevant. We are also excited to take Alabaster's Body Sculpt Beach Workout class.

Special thanks to VOLO for the intro and outro music.

N.K. Jemisin The Fifth Season

The Fifth Season: Part Two

If you've been apartment shopping in your life then boy do we have a #relatable rant for you (6:19). Long time listeners will not be surprised or disappointed when we talk about the pets of this world for way too long. Also Luke takes a brave stand to point out when we as readers are being manipulated. Wake up sheeple!

Special thanks to VOLO for the intro and outro music.

N.K. Jemisin The Fifth Season

The Fifth Season: Part One

You might be wondering, "Luke and Dan, how are you gonna make a discussion about this horrifyingly dark book funny?" We were wondering the same thing. So we start with a little catharsis, move to a few predictions, and by the end I think we stumble into a few slivers of comedic light among the darkness of systematic dehumanization. Also the little girl's name is Damaya not Dayama and we know that...now. Special thanks to VOLO for the intro/outro music.

N.K. Jemisin The Fifth Season