Episode 34: Between the World and Me

OMG we’re back. No, seriously, we are. On this episode, we discuss Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

In this episode: we think this is a book all white Americans should read, how engaging the book is, the epistemological form, how his description of parenting resonated for us (two non-parents, lol), how its a privilege for white people to avoid reading this because of fear of how intense it may be, the concept of whiteness (check out the podcast Scene On Radio’s series Seeing White for more on that topic), and how it’s time to bump Romeo and Juliet for Between the World and Me on required reading lists. ENJOY, drunkers!

We read: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Up next: Text Me When You Get Home by Kayleen Schaefer

Olivia drinks: a chardonnay from a former employee
Ashley drinks: a sour margarita that is no longer sour

Music by our pal Matt Costa!