Episode 61: Jumping Rope, Ridiculous Rose

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Episode 60: Afraid of the Dark, Invention

Cooking tragedyFoster catsExistentialismNight lightsSleeping preferencesTinnitus3rd grade inventionsPeeing on the toilet seatAchewood (by Chris Onstad) Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel We Read a Poem. Russ: Hello all and welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ. Lauren: And I’m Lauren. Russ: See you soon, Lauren. Lauren: Yeah, see you in a couple days. Russ: Two… Continue Reading Episode 60: Afraid of the Dark, Invention

Episode 59: Instructions, One Inch Tall

Icebreaker shirtsWool vs SweatArmadillosLeprosyBrilloCleaningNettlesMore armadillosScalePale Blue DotHubble Deep FieldPowers of Ten Correction: Lauren talks about the culture of baboons changing when the males of the group succumb to leprosy. It was actually tuberculosis. Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel We Read a Poem. Russ: Hello all and welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ.… Continue Reading Episode 59: Instructions, One Inch Tall

Episode 58: Tree House, My Hobby

Icebreaker shirtsLeavenworth, WAOne-star Google restaurant reviewsTree housesHobbiesSinusesDizziness Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel We Read a Poem. Russ: Hello all and welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ. Lauren: I’m Lauren. Russ: Lauren, we wasted our cold open today. Lauren: Oh, that’s right. We can’t have a cold open now because we already announced… Continue Reading Episode 58: Tree House, My Hobby

Episode 57: Spaghetti, My Beard

Leavenworth, WATourist townsStrega NonaWeddingsPastasBeardsMermaid Hair Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel We Read a Poem. Russ: Hello all and welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ. Lauren: I’m Lauren. Russ: You have brought us here on an unusual day. Lauren: Yep, I’m not gonna be around on on Saturday so… Russ: We generally record… Continue Reading Episode 57: Spaghetti, My Beard

Episode 56: Poor Angus, Pirate Captain Jim

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Episode 55: The Unicorn

Note: Shel Silverstein’s poem is titled “Unicorn” while the song is titled “The Unicorn” and we unfortunately use the two interchangeably in this episode. Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel We Read a Poem? Russ: Hello all and welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ. Lauren: I’m Lauren. Did I sound kind of smug… Continue Reading Episode 55: The Unicorn

Episode 54: Hungry Mungry, The Dirtiest Man in the World

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Episode 53: Eighteen Flavors, Who

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Episode 52: Tight Hat, The Edge of the World

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