Rough Draught

Rough Draught


Latest Episodes

50 - New Moon
August 07, 2019

In a 50th episode celebration, Kirsty & Carissa return to vampire- and werewolf-infested Forks to find out what happens when your boyfriend dumps you! Spoiler alert: it's not good.   Topic: New Moon by Stephenie Meyer Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

49 - Harry Potter 7
July 30, 2019

Kirsty & Carissa take one last field trip to Hogwarts & beyond in an attempt to destroy every Horcrux, because Dumbledore said so, and defeat Voldemort in a meaningful way.   Topic: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling Theme: "Make It Our.

48 - Obsidian Son
July 23, 2019

Kirsty & Carissa are full of regret as they recount possibly the most painful reading experience of their lives, featuring cool hot dudes, naked dragon ladies, lots of money, questionable comic book references, and rare book collecting.   Topic: Obsidian.

47 - To Kill a Mockingbird
July 18, 2019

Carissa & Kirsty revisit an American classic to examine the intricacies of a small-town Southern childhood in terms of both what is spoken and unspoken.   Topic: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

46 - Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
July 09, 2019

Carissa & Kirsty embrace summertime and join four relatable high school gals to trade pants and stories about divorced parents, adrenaline chases, recognition of mortality, and Being Too Pretty.   Topic: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brash.

45 - Good Omens
July 02, 2019

Kirsty & Carissa join an angel and a demon in their race to find the Antichrist and avert Armageddon. Also featured: witches, witchfinders, hellhounds, maggots, Queen, aliens, and biker gangs with creative nicknames.   Topic: Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & .

44 - Harry Potter 6
June 25, 2019

Kirsty & Carissa make a return trip to Hogwarts, but this time, it's a teen romance! Time to learn about Voldemort's past, question Dumbledore's decision-making, and aggressively stalk Draco Malfoy.   Topic: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K..

43 - My Year of Rest & Relaxation
June 17, 2019

Carissa & Kirsty join a sharp and nameless narrator on her drug-addled quest to sleep away the nihilistic monotonies and tragedies of her life in this darkly funny and deeply personal novel.   Topic: My Year of Rest & Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh Theme.

42 - Through the Language Glass
June 11, 2019

Kirsty & Carissa peek through the academic looking glass at the ways in which language, culture, and thought intertwine and interact.   Topic: Through the Language Glass by Guy Deutscher Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

41 - Scythe
June 04, 2019

Kirsty & Carissa visit a tranquil dystopia (or utopia) in which death has been all but exterminated -- except for the Scythes, an order of benevolent assassins who are going through quite the political upheaval.   Topic: Scythe by Neal Schusterman Theme:.