Category Archives: Gulliver’s Travels

by Jonathan Swift. If you ever wondered why we call lousy politicians “yahoos,” you’ll find out when you listen to this book. It’s a lot more than the Liliputians.
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Swift—249: Chapter 1 of Gulliver’s Travels

Intro bits and Chapter 1 of Gullvier’s Travels. Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (#GulliverGuffaws): Twittering Question: What is your favorite moment from the beginning of Gulliver’s Travels? (We’ll have more interesting questions soon–this was a big BIG podcast to get out. My brain will be back […]

Swift—250: Chapter 2 of Gulliver’s Travels

Chapter 2 of Gullvier’s Travels. Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (#GulliverGuffaws): Twittering Question: What do you think Swift will attack first next week when the satire really kicks in? Discuss. I will randomly select a name from this episode’s responders and whoever I choose will get […]

Swift—251: Chapters 3–4

Chapters 3–4 of Gullvier’s Travels. Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (#GulliverGuffaws): Twittering Question: Who do you consider the best modern-day satirist? I will randomly select a name from this episode’s responders and whoever I choose will get their very own WWMDfK? bracelet. Fun stuff: Dr Brunner’s […]

Swift—252: Chapters 5–6

Chapters 5–6 of Gulliver’s Travels. Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (#GulliverGuffaws): Twittering Question: What was Swift after when he went after smart folks? (When he’s a smarty-pants himself!) I will randomly select a name from this episode’s responders and whoever I choose will get their very […]

Swift—253: Chapter 7

Chapter 7 of Gulliver’s Travels.   April/May 2012 incentive—Your veddy own Defarge PAC (Don’t Lose Your Head!) t-shirt. Donate or subscribe to be put into the running for a shirt! And remember, if you subscribe you will get links to new exclusive audio every week! Defarge 2—What (else) Would Madame Defarge Knit?—this time in color!—is […]