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Aug 5, 2019

This time we look at a fascinating work by the Cuban/Italian writer and Communist Ítalo Calvino, from 1972: Invisible Cities! It's an incredible novel about our world, despite being incredibly far from it, in its stories.

So come along on this journey of ours as we reflect on cities, memory, nature, and how we would...


Jul 26, 2019

This... Is something surreal, but also very special! On our first tri-continental episode, we tackle one of the weirdest movies of all time! John Boorman's 1974 Zardoz, featuring a nearly naked Sean Connery for most of the film!

It's also one of the most fun, hilarious, horniest, and interesting conversations we've ever...


Jul 5, 2019

This time we delve back into the world of the detective novel, but in a very different way, via the great Argentinian writer, Jorge Luís Borges! We read The Death and the Compass, an amazing short story, that messes around with everything we talked about last time on the Analytic Detective!

It's a very fun...


Jun 14, 2019

This episode we talk about a very recent short story by an up and coming Brazilian author, Geovani Martins!

It's a very... wild conversation, one might say. We reflect on disabilities, police violence and marginalization in Brazil. Slightly shorter, but in incredibly important discussion!

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May 15, 2019

CW: blood, violence, suicide, trauma, ptsd

That out of the way, be warned, it's a somber and intense episode, if a little all over the place! We talked about a short story by Mikhail Bulgakov, The Red Crown!

In it we discuss fragility of human beings, trauma, madness and war. It was a complicated and difficult...