Literary Happy Hour with Obvious State

Literary Happy Hour with Obvious State


Latest Episodes

Episode 8: The Need of Being Versed in Country Things by Robert Frost
November 04, 2019

The Need of Being Versed in Country Things by Robert Frost - The house had gone to bring again To the midnight sky a sunset glow. Now the chimney was all of the house that stood, Like a pistil after the petals go. -

Episode 7: A Discussion of A November Night
December 04, 2018

In this episode, I speak with Nichole about Sara Teasdale's A November Night, as well as how we met and why were were destined for the literary life. - Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop

Episode 6: A Reading of A November Night
November 28, 2018

A November Night by Sara Teasdale - There! See the line of lights, A chain of stars down either side the street -- Why can't you lift the chain and give it to me, A necklace for my throat? I'd twist it round And you could play with it.

Episode 5: A Discussion of The Raven
October 19, 2018

In this episode, I share my take on The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe. I talk about the supernatural vs the psychological, iambs vs trochees, and Laurence Olivier vs Vincent Price. Fight! - Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop The Playlist

Episode 4: A Reading of The Raven
October 11, 2018

A reading of Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven, by Obvious State Co-founder Evan Robertson. - Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop

Episode 3: A Reading of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
September 14, 2018

\ - A reading of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by Obvious State Co-founder Evan Robertson. - Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop

Episode 2: A Discussion of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
September 14, 2018

In this episode, I speak with CU Boulder Masters student Teddy Hamstra. We talk about The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, privacy, social media and crabs versus dolphins. - Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop

Episode 1: Welcome to Literary Happy Hour
September 06, 2018

In the first episode of our podcast, we discuss what we plan to do, how we'd like to do it, and how you can participate. We're at the beginning of a big journey, so let us know what you think!