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November 30th, 2021

Get Lit Episode 139: Stephen Sondheim

This week, we remember theatrical titan Stephen Sondheim and his extraordinary life and legacy. His lyrics brought a profound freedom to the human experience, inspiring countless theatre artists and patrons alike. We'd like to propose a toast to Mr. Sondheim. 

November 23rd, 2021

Get Lit Episode 138: Simon Pokagon

To honor American Indian Heritage Month, we're featuring author, speaker, and activist, Simon Pokagon. Known for his work advocating for Indigenous land rights through his writing and speeches, Pokagon's legacy is charged but very worth examining. Thank you to our listener Rebecca for this recommendation! 

November 16th, 2021

Get Lit Episode 137: W.B. Yeats

We're spending this week in Europe, as we cover poet, playwright, and the first Nobel Laureate in Literature from Ireland: William Butler Yeats! Join us for some ghost stories and a sidebar in Germany with Jon! 


Steph Svarz

Steph is a high school English & Theater teacher by day and library tour guide/podcaster by night.

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Jon Stricker

Jon works as a full-time structural engineer, part time musician, actor and blooming chef.  

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