Peculiar Book Club Podcast

Peculiar Book Club Podcast

PECULIAR BOOK CLUB: ESTEEMED HOME OF THE QUIRKY, QUIZZICAL, CURIOUS, AND BIZARRE * Finally, a book club for the Peculiars! Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for book club dates with your favorite authors of strange history, medical marvels, and weird science. In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction. If you can't join us LIVE on Youtube please enjoy the show in Podcast form and join us for the next one.

Episodes

November 11, 2022 76 min

Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a glimpse into an activist’s journey and continued fight for disability justice with Alice Wong, author of Year of the Tiger! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on November 10th, 2022. To join f...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a spirited tour through the supernatural history of America with Marc Hartzman author of Chasing Ghosts! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on October 27th, 2022. To join future broadcasts check...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a rollicking, myth-busting history of sex with Rachel Feltman, author of Been There, Done That! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  

Episode was recorded live on October 13th, 2022. To join future broadcasts check out our B...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for two books, the history of felines and how the dead live on through memorials with Paul Koudounaris, author of A Cat's Tale plus Memento Mori! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on October 6t...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a natural history of the heart with Bill Schutt, author of Pump! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on September 22nd, 2022. To join future broadcasts check out our Book Club schedule at https:/...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for an exploration of the people who have made death their life's work with Hayley Campbell, author of All the Living and the Dead! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on September 8th, 2022. To ...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace in changing the conversation on autism with Eric Garcia, author of We're Not Broken! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on August 25th, 2022. To join future broadcasts check out our Book Club sc...

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Join co-host Davey Berris for an American tale of Lipstick and its place throughout our history with Ilise S. Carter, author of The Red Menace! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on August 11th, 2022. To join future broadcasts check out our Book Club s...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace as we journey back to the Cretaceous period and learn how our planet and the creatures living on it were forever changed with Riley Black, author of The Last Days of the Dinosaurs! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a journey back to World War I and the tale of the pioneering surgeon Harold Gillies with Lindsey Fitzharris, author of The Facemaker! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on July 28th, 2022. To jo...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace as we turn our gaze on the dynamic, resilient, and ever-changing world of the uterus, ovaries, and vagina with Rachel E. Gross, author of Vagina Obscura! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on July 1...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a murder trial that spans multiple countries with Dean Jobb, author of The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  

Episode was recorded live on June 23rd, 2022. To join future broadcasts check ...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a tail of murder, fungus, and investigative journalism with Jason Dearen, author of Kill Shot! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on June 9th, 2022. To join future broadcasts check out our Book ...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for the fascinating tale of Dr. Thomas Dent Mütter with Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz, author of Dr. Mütter's Marvels! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  


Episode was recorded live on May 26th, 2022. To join future broadca...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a night of radioactive stories and the history of radium with Lucy Jane Santos, author of Half Lives! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.

Episode was recorded live on April 7th, 2022. To join future broadcasts check out our ...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a special doubleheader.  We'll ingest some facts  with Mary Cappello, author of Swallow, and we'll go from mouth to rear with Mary Roach, author of Gulp! In true book-club style, you will meet the authors and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a special doubleheader.  We'll explore mythical monsters, alien encounters, and our obsession with the unexplained with Colin Dickey, author of The Unidentified, and we'll take a tour of Urban Age Cities with Annalee Newitz, author of Four Lost Cities! In true book-club style, you will meet the authors and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult ...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a special chat with historian and broadcaster Dan Snow, host of History Hit! In true book-club style, you will meet the historian and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  

Episode was recorded live on March 24th, 2022. To join future broadcasts check out our Book Club schedule ...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace and our other VIPs for a night of digging up untold stories with Suzie Lennox, author of Bodysnatchers! In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.  

Episode was recorded live on March 17th, 2022. To join future broadcasts check out our...

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Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a special doubleheader.  We'll unpack assumptions about corseting with Rebecca Gibson, author of The Corsetted Skeleton, and we'll take an odyssey through our insides with Jonathan Reisman, author of The Unseen Body! In true book-club style, you will meet the authors and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, wher...

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