Episode 63 (Bonus): Shel We Hear Some Outtakes Again?

This episode consists solely of outtakes from our first season. Enjoy, and see you in season 2! Transcript Intro music Lauren: We’re starting with—actually I don’t know if this poem has a title—I suppose it must. The longest nose in the world belongs to miss Betsy Blue Bonnet, who lets me write things on it.… Continue Reading Episode 63 (Bonus): Shel We Hear Some Outtakes Again?

Episode 62: Just Me, Just Me, Dancing Pants

Last episode of season oneMystery voiceover artistBest friendsShel’s relationshipsUrsula NordstromEggPantsDoppelgängersAgingCostumed shenanigans 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: And this is it. Lauren: This is the end of the sidewalk. It’s Where the Sidewalk Ends… Continue Reading Episode 62: Just Me, Just Me, Dancing Pants

Episode 61: Jumping Rope, Ridiculous Rose

PortlandLiving Shel Silverstein photo seriesJump ropeThe Fitnessgram Pacer TestOutdated customsElbows off the tableComputer problems“Mabel, Mabel” 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: Well, karaoke was fun. Lauren: It was really fun, wasn’t it? We did Baby… Continue Reading Episode 61: Jumping Rope, Ridiculous Rose

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

All-you-can-pet catsWuthering HeightsKate BushWordsworthManagementMuseumsGifted and talented kids 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: Today I met an all you can pet cat. Lauren: Really? Russ: An all you can pet cat. That’s amazing. Lauren: They’re… Continue Reading Episode 56: Poor Angus, Pirate Captain Jim

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

The FrenchGetting Back to NormalSocial SettingsHungerGreedGluttonyWatermelonSweetsShowersEmpathy 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: Lauren Russ: From this moment on, we bark our names directly into the microphone with no context whatsoever. Poem! Russ! Lauren! Lauren: No verbs allowed. Russ:… Continue Reading Episode 54: Hungry Mungry, The Dirtiest Man in the World