barklife episode 6 is up!

all we do is dogs and books

as the title suggests, our protagonists discuss both dogs and books, and how we, as a culture, underestimate kids’ reading capabilities and emotional capacities. also, Animal Crossing. beware spoilers for I’m Thinking of Ending Things.
links to other things, mostly books, that are mentioned in this episode:

a further note from jahnna: don’t read the snake book. it really is too disappointing for words.

also, i would never be mean to a living thing like i was to that animal crossing character. you have to lower the friendship score to basically nil before they’ll move away. he finally left. all is well on bark isle now.

barklife episode 5 notes: year in review

jahnna and josh are back to give you a year-end wrap-up. sort of. we sort of ramble, as always, as the words escaping our mouths struggle to keep up with our brains. in episode 5, we find some things that didn’t suck about 2021, as well as desires for 2022 (but not goals, because we don’t do new year’s resolutions). and this episode has been optimized for podcast listening, in terms of loudness, according to Apple. sorry if the previous episodes have been too loud.

as ever, our theme music is Bark-a-Tron 5000 by Bad Ronald.

some media referenced in this episode:

episode 4 notes–> return of the monomyth

in episode 4 our protagonists talk smack on a rather obscure text called The Return of the King, and also The Hobbit. and except for josh struggling to form cohesive sentences, you’ll also hear about: