The next book we’ll be reading for the pod is this masterpiece we found in the Cub Foods book section. It’s about patriots fighting Islamic terrorists who have gotten hold of nuclear weapons or something and is probably not at all racist. We can’t wait to support the (fictional) troops!
This time, Lauren and Isaac read Donnie Eichar’s Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident. We talk Soviet sport, capitalist yetis, and so much more.
Lauren and Isaac picked up Anton LaVey’s 1969 tome The Satanic Bible at a local thrift store and were definitely disappointed. These Satanists don’t even believe in Satan! Come for the libertarian sex orgies, stay for the teen angst-worthy poetry, we guess.
This time around, Lauren and Isaac read Greg Sestero’s The Disaster Artist, a book about making a movie that is now also a movie. We share our favorite Tommy Wiseau anecdotes and Lauren is maybe recording from inside a small, echo-y cave. Stick around at the end when we spend several minutes discussing what it would be like to have a Satan as a landlord.
ICYMI, our next book will be Greg Sestero’s The Disaster Artist: My Life inside ‘The Room’ The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made. We’re fans of trash movies around here and any insight into the mad, bizarre, awful genius behind them. We both loved the Disaster Artist movie and are pumped to read the book that inspired it. To get you pumped, here’s the scene my sister showed me in anticipation of watching The Room for the first time: