On Beauty or No One Likes Howard

On Beauty or No One Likes Howard

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In today’s episode, the gals discuss On Beauty by Zadie Smith.


Notes from the Show

Ziggy Socky Ziggy Socky, Hoy! Hoy! Hoy!

The book was inspired by Elaine Scarry’s essay On Beauty and Being Just

Holly doesn’t like New England Blue Laws.


Michael Shannon as Howard or Bill O’Reilly as Howard

William Jackson Harper as Jerome

Erzulie Dantó painting and history

Erzulie painting

The Boston Symphony regularly throws free concerts

Levi absolutely worked at a Virgin Megastore

2004 was not a good year for Haiti

Holly and Julia want to become trees when they die, Stas wants to live forever as a cyborg.

WTF does perambulate mean?

The Rembrandt painting from Howard’s final presentation. The Rembrandt painting A Woman Bathing in a Stream

Update since episode’s airing

Amazon does have an audiobook version of On Beauty available