Erica decides it's time to get in touch with reality by reading "Life Is Short: No Pun Intended," a book all about a TLC reality television show. We toss in some Horseshoes and Handgrenades and try to figure out if there's any way we can bring it all around to Fifty Shades of Grey.
Laurie forgets the beer and takes it out on Stephen King's "Finders Keepers." We settle on some Old Brown Dog from Smuttynose Brewery because we like the dog on the label and then we get down to the ranting and raving.
Scott and Howard sit down with a six pack of Sixpoint Jammer and discuss The Buried Giant by Kasuo Ishiguro. We ask the burning question: can a sack of potatoes really be a character arc?