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Obscure with Michael Ian Black
It's a book club, but funny!Comedian Michael Ian Black is tackling a great work of literature: Wuthering Heights.Join Michael's weekly book club as he reads aloud from a classic and asks people like Jen Kirkman, Mike Birbiglia, Michael Showalter, and even his teenage kids to weigh in with their perspectives. Season 1: Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure. The book is bleak, but Michael does a lot of accent work.Season 2: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. It's alive, and it's just a big buddy. Also, more accent work.Season 3: Wuthering Heights. It's a love...
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4.9 stars from 1,874 ratings
Always fun to listen to
Welcome back for another season Michael. Thank you for the weekly dose of Obscure you were missed.
Try walks in the parks via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/09/23
Shill much?
Do you like audible but wish it had infinitely more commercial breaks? Do you wish there was a pseudo-intellectual hang out for alt-comedian hacks? Do you enjoy reading a book with cliff notes, but wish they were more sarcastic? This is the podcast for you!
flakmomanbeemongo98887 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/09/23
Your welcome Michael!
Here is the review you are constantly asking for on season 1 of Obscure. I am not a podcast listener or big reader, but this podcast has kept my attention. I’m an empty nester on summer break from my job as a school based Speech/language Pathologist. Thanks for entertaining me this summer...Read full review »
Nanukani via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/05/23
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