This episode consists solely of outtakes from our first season. Enjoy—and Happy New Year! CW: Arachnophobia, parental alienation, eating disorder Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel we read a poem. Russ: Happy 2022, everyone. Thank you for listening to Shel We Read a Poem and please enjoy this bonus episode of outtakes from our first… Continue Reading Episode 45 (bonus): Shel We hear some Outtakes?
COVIDHoliday Family VisitsTravelOCDDermatillomania CW – compulsive skin picking, self-harm BrontosaurusAnkylosaurus is the bestAggressive secularismNFT scamsRomance scamsCryptoRomColorsOrgansColors of organsVestigial organsDating simsMonster girls Episode 48: If I Had a Brontosaurus, Colors–Shel We Read a Poem? BrontosaurusAnkylosaurus is the bestAggressive secularism NFT scamsRomance scamsCryptoRomColorsOrgansColors of organsVestigial organs Dating simsMonster girlsTranscript for this episode: https://firstname.lastname@example.org@ShelWeReadAudio Player00:0023:18Use Up/Down Arrow keys… Continue Reading Episode 44: Running Giraffe, Thumbs
CraftingCat KickersDreams vs. Social MediaContent CreatorsFoppish DandiesVillainsLaughter 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: Your living room is a crafting mess. You say? Lauren: It’s a crafting mess. I’m making things out of old sweaters… Continue Reading Episode 43: Hat, Captain Hook
Lauren and Russ muse on siblings, privilege, pancakes, and the state of being as cuddly as a cactus. CW —grief, death of a parent. Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel We Read a Poem? Russ: Hello everybody and welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ. Lauren: And I’m Lauren. Russ: Lauren Shel we read… Continue Reading Episode 3: For Sale, Pancake?, Hug O’ War
Lauren and Russ discuss heavier stuff. CW—grief, death of a parent, & cancer. Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel we read a poem. Russ: Hi, everybody. Welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ. Lauren: And I’m Lauren. Russ: And shall we read a poem Lauren: Yes, I well shall. Or “shel.” Russ: Laughs.… Continue Reading Episode 2: Snowman
Lauren and Russ discuss garbage — literal, figurative, and human. Transcript Intro music British Voice: Shel we read a poem. Russ: Hi, everybody. Welcome to Shel We Read a Poem. I’m Russ. Lauren: And I’m Lauren. Russ: Lauren, shall we read a poem? Lauren: Yes. We’re going to do “Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not… Continue Reading Episode 1: Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out
A federal agent shot a protester in Portland in the head with a projectile and the protester needs reconstruction surgery. I’m collecting your old goggles and helmets for equitable distribution to protesters by Rosehip Medic Collective and Portland Action Medics. I’m seeking goggles and helmets of many kinds including: ski goggles swimming goggles safety goggles bike… Continue Reading Protect Portland’s Eyes and Brains
I’m proud to be part the Cnoc Outdoors Kickstarter campaign, which includes trans and nonbinary adventurers as models for outdoors gear. And to be involved in a company that is looking for solutions better than disposable products.
When I was a teenager, I was in love with an Irish boy I met at a summer camp. He sent me beautiful love letters. He told me Tilt by Scott Walker was amazing. I bought the albums he recommended. I bought the Tilt CD. I convinced myself I liked it. I wanted to have… Continue Reading Tilt
In 2007 I moved to Japan to teach English. I was too tall for the bikes, and wore the worst-possible footwear. It was a dangerous combo. I had given up looking for the bakery with the great croquettes and was heading back toward a different bakery when I suddenly couldn’t pedal anymore. I looked down… Continue Reading These Doc Martens Have Been Trouble from the Start