The Shorewood Stacks
Episode 2: 31 Days ‘til Halloween

Episode 2: 31 Days ‘til Halloween

October 1, 2021

Just in time for Halloween, co-hosts Lisa and Lizzie review some horror film and book picks. Lisa shares her thoughts on two recent horror films, Relic and Gretel and Hansel, while new co-host Lizzie shares her thoughts on cult classic horror films The Craft and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.  Lisa also reviews Stephen Graham Jones’ horror novel The Only Good Indians, and Lizzie discusses her favorite short stories from Audrey Niffenegger’s horror anthology Ghostly.

All of the books and movies recommended can be found at the Shorewood Public Library, through another MCFLS library, or on hoopla.

Music credits:

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Episode 1:Restoring the Great Lake Sturgeon

Episode 1:Restoring the Great Lake Sturgeon

September 3, 2021

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Lisa interviews Mary Holleback, Riveredge Nature Center's Citizen Science Manager, about Lake Sturgeon and this year's Harbor Festivities, which are happening from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm on September 19th, 2021 at 600 E. Greenfield Ave., Milwaukee, WI. Sponsor a sturgeon at sturgeonfest.org

The books Mary recommended can either be obtained within our system or through interlibrary loan and are:

Kline, Kathleen Schmitt, et al. People of the Sturgeon. Wisconsin Historical Press, 2009.

Auer, Nancy and Dempsey, Dave. The Great Lake Sturgeon. Michigan State University Press, 2013. 

McLellan, Joseph and Brynjolson, Rhian. Nanabosho, Soaring Eagle and the Great Sturgeon . Pemmican Publications, 1993.

De Vries, Maggie. Tale of a Great White Fish: a Sturgeon story Greystone Books, 2010.

Books mentioned by Lisa on the Great Lakes ecology:

Egan, Dan. Death and Life of the Great Lakes. W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.

Grady, Wayne. The Great Lakes: Natural history of a changing region. Publishers Group West, 2007.

 

Music credits:

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Episode 32: Lovecraft Country

Episode 32: Lovecraft Country

May 23, 2021

Nick and Lisa wrap up season 1 of The Shorewood Stacks with discussion of the HBO series, Lovecraft Country, the novel it's based on by Matt Ruff, and the works of  H.P. Lovecraft, the man who inspired it and several other works of horror. 

We'll be back in September with new episodes. Until then, check out what's going on at the library by visiting our website (shorewoodlibrary.org) or checking out our events calendar.

 

Music credits:

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 31: Jazz and Cyberpunk

Episode 31: Jazz and Cyberpunk

May 6, 2021

Nick shares his thoughts on the graphic novel Motor Crush and Lisa shares what she recently learned about jazz musician Bix Beiderbecke through his biography, Bix by Scott Chantler and recordings of his music. 

Interested in our virtual events? Check out our events calendar for info on how to join in.

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 30: Genre Dive

Episode 30: Genre Dive

April 13, 2021

Nick shares his thoughts on cozy mysteries after reading Barbara Neely's, Blanche on the Lam , while Lisa shares her thoughts about trip hop after listening to Tricky's Mixed Race and Massive Attack's Protection

Interested in our virtual events? Check out our events calendar for info on how to join in.

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Punk A*# Book Jockeys: How Librarians Go About Recommending Materials

Punk A*# Book Jockeys: How Librarians Go About Recommending Materials

March 26, 2021

Nick interviews Lisa about the process librarians go through to recommend books, etc. to patrons and they talk about materials patrons have recommended to Lisa, as well.

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 28: Star Trek Discovery

Episode 28: Star Trek Discovery

March 5, 2021

We finally talk about Star Trek: Discovery, as well as, how the library is responding to the latest Dr. Seuss news and what's coming up at the library.

 

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 27: Ready Player Two!

Episode 27: Ready Player Two!

February 19, 2021

Nick and Lisa finally discuss the much anticipated Ready Player Two, by Ernest Cline, narrated by Wil Wheaton.

 

Music excerpts from:

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 26: Movie Edition - 2 documentaries and a feature film

Episode 26: Movie Edition - 2 documentaries and a feature film

February 5, 2021

Nick and Lisa talk about what they've been watching lately, what's coming up at the library in the next two weeks and what their impressions of the library sponsored Do Black Lives Matter series, presented by Reggie Jackson, have been.

Check out our other movie edition episodes if, like us, you're looking for things to watch while you stay cozy indoors during the upcoming polar vortex!

Music excerpts from:

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 25: Learn something new or hone your skills with the library’s help!

Episode 25: Learn something new or hone your skills with the library’s help!

January 22, 2021

Lisa shares a variety of resources the library offers for folks wanting to try a new hobby this winter or those looking to tackle home projects and do some pandemic nesting.

Music excerpts from:

Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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