Monday, November 9, 2020

A letter written on a cold dreary day


Why do we read? To get away, to learn, to watch other people without guilt. Why do we write?

Let's be honest, Steph and Candice come to no conclusions about these existential questions, but they try.

Books

The Stand, The Green Mile, Needful Things, Gerald's Game, Dolores Claiborne, Cell by Stephen King

Links

Stephen King's accidental blindness on race - https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jan/28/stephen-king-says-oscars-are-rigged-in-favor-of-the-white-folks-washington-post

Timestamps

02:15 - What's NaNoWriMo?

07:00 - revisiting stories you already know

10:00 - taking time to think about what you are reading and watching

11:00 - The Stephen King Project

15:00 - Stephen King and the myth of meritocracy

22:00 - How our lifestyles have changed with Covid

26:00 - Where everyone wonders "What does epistolary mean?"

29:00 - The pain of group chats

30:45 - The real reason why Steph doesn't journal

34:00 - Students writing letters to elected officials and why you should too

42:00 Back to The Stand

 

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