Obscure with Michael Ian Black
Obscure with Michael Ian Black
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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 story? Who knowsSeason 4: American Tragedy. Also a potential title of this podcastSupport this show and access bonus content: https://www.patreon.com/michaelianblack
S4 Episode 28 - Fykkn Wykeagy
This week, we're dealing with fancy ladies and chaps, in particular a certain Bella Griffiths angling for a summer at Greenwood Lake!
Feb 20
32 min
S4 Episode 27 - What a Mook
There's mooks aplenty on another tantalizing episode of Obscure.
Feb 13
34 min
S4 Episode 26 - Hit and Run!
Those meddlesome kids are causing mayhem - absolute mayhem - out there in Kansas City, MO.
Feb 7
33 min
S4 Episode 25 - Incessant Pouting and Jibber-Jabbering
Clyde and Hortense continue their back-and-forth and we're forced to endure their irritating pas de deux.
Jan 30
31 min
S4 Episode 24 - Hortense Curves
It's sin, sin, and more sin on a positively scandalous episode of Obscure.
Jan 23
34 min
S4 Episode 23 - A Flock of Crows
Horny teens speeding along a snowy road in a stolen car. What could possibly go wrong?
Jan 16
28 min
S4 Episode 22 - Some Kind of F'ed Up Gift of the Magi Situation
Clyde has promised 50 dollars to Hortense, and Hortense has promised her whole self to Clyde
Jan 9
34 min
S4 Episode 21 - A User, An Abuser, Perhaps One Day A Boozer
As we barrel through the holiday season, your curmudgeonly host grouches about all things consumerist
Dec 26, 2023
31 min
S4 Episode 20 - A Little S&M
Clyde Griffiths doesn't seem to mind receiving a little abuse, and Hortense Briggs doesn't seem to mind dishing it out.
Dec 19, 2023
34 min
S4 Episode 19 - Getting Lucky
It's all about sex for Clyde Griffiths as he contemplates the sensual life.
Dec 12, 2023
36 min
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