Episode 63: The Pig is My Hostage

When is the right time to bring your child to the county fair? What are the names of all the counties in Kansas? How do you drive a car? Is that thing a mango or a bagel? Don't ask Ed and John. In Episode 63, they discuss poet laureatehood, running for office, thwarty bakers, and mermice. Follow links to Scriabin's Mysterium, New Jersey's counties, Karen Joy Fowler's We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Elissa Washuta's My Body Is a Book of Rules, Alice Bolin's new essay on The Awl, Diagram magazine, and Kubel's.