This week Amanda and Victoria discuss the drag that is Doctor Zhivago and why it was so scary to the USSR. To Listen Along: (Updated 02/26/2023) https://anchor.fm/unfortunately-required/episodes/The-Ultimate-KGB-Cck-Block-Doctor-Zhivago-e1vi81b To Drink Along: Vodka, or honestly whatever schnapps you can steal from a rich person's house while caring for their wife who has typhus. Resources: Lara, the true... Continue Reading →
Episode 77: Being an Adult at 13 Sucks (Dicey’s Song)
This week Amanda and Victoria discuss the heartbreaking book Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voight. To Listen Along: https://anchor.fm/unfortunately-required/episodes/Being-an-Adult-at-13-Sucks-Diceys-Song-e1guhs9 https://anchor.fm/unfortunately-required/episodes/Being-an-Adult-at-13-Sucks-Diceys-Song-e1guhs9 Resources: https://www.sparknotes.com/lit/diceyssong/summary/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynthia_Voigt https://www.cynthiavoigt.com/ https://youtu.be/4dh2pTOK6Do
Episode One: Watership Man Down
Welcome to the first episode of Unfortunately Required Reading. We learn Lapine and drink the cocktail Watership Down as we discuss the Richard Adams book of the same name.