Another listener pick this week: Ian Fleming’s Dr. No, the first Bond novel to be turned into a movie (though it was the sixth book in the series). We discuss the book’s imperialist politics, Fleming’s decision to use dialect for his Jamaican characters, and “the mount of Venus,” which is evidently the quickest way to a woman’s heart (or at least her pants).
In the second half of the show, we debut a new feature: Mike’s Fan Fiction Corner. This week it involves going deep down the rabbit hole of Bond-Q slashfic, and into a word of Alphas, Omegas, knotting, and self-lubrication. It also involves grossing Tom out a little.
Finally, this week’s MATR segment tests Tom’s knowledge of Philadelphia sports. Is he truly the expert he’s always made himself out to be? We’ll find out.
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