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August 22, 2020 32 min

“The house was full of dead bodies, it seemed. It felt like a mechanical cemetery.”


Hey, spooky friends! It's a special, Bradbury birthday edition of book club. Aurelien discusses (and spoils!) her favorite Ray Bradbury short stories: the spacey sadness of "All Summer in a Day" and the visceral horror of "The Veldt". Plus: how it feels when a favorite author might be someone you wouldn't want to talk to at a party. 


Episode references

Listen to Aurelien talk about "The Mummy" (1999) on Film on the Rocks podcast!


Read more about Bradbury's complicated legacy:


Read that 1979 "Fahrenheit 451" coda:



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