The Shorewood Stacks
Episode 9: The Bingeworthy and the Noteworthy

Episode 9: The Bingeworthy and the Noteworthy

May 5, 2022

Lisa and Lizzie wrap up season 2 of The Shorewood Stacks by discussing the TV shows and movies that kept them entertained over the last two years.  They discuss new releases, old favorites, and the impact of streaming-only releases during the pandemic.

We'll be back in September for season 3! Until then, check out what's going on at the library by visiting our website (shorewoodlibrary.org) or checking out our events calendar.

Movies and TV shows discussed in this episode include:

Emma

Clueless

Spider-man: No Way Home

Outlander

Game of Thrones

Summer of Soul

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Eternals

The Haunting of Hill House

You

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Vampire Diaries

Teen Wolf

Broad City

The Handmaid's Tale

Episode 8: Women Authors

Episode 8: Women Authors

April 14, 2022

To wrap up Women’s History Month in March, Lisa and Lizzie discuss books by women authors and books featuring women's experiences.

 

Books Discussed in this episode:

Burnout: the secret to unlocking the stress cycle by Emily Nagoski

Delilah Green Doesn’t Care by Ashley Herring Blake

A Far Wilder Magic by Allison Saft

Starfish by Lisa Fipps

The Viscount Made Me Do It by Diana Quincy

Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi

The Shorewood Reads 2022 pick, The Coyotes of Carthage by Steven Wright.

 

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 7 Beyond Cardigans: Librarian Fashion and Stereotypes

Episode 7 Beyond Cardigans: Librarian Fashion and Stereotypes

March 4, 2022

Lisa and Lizzie sit down with library clerk Mia to chat about librarian fashion and stereotypes.  They discuss what it means to be a librarian anyway, how the origins of librarianship have impacted trends and stereotypes, and the impact these stereotypes have on today's libraries and library workers.  They also share some of their current favorite reads and what books they're looking forward to.  Books discussed in this episode include:

I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys

The Maid by Nita Prose

Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections by Eva Jurczyk

 

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 6: Getting Steamy in the Stacks: Your Guide to Romance at the Library

Episode 6: Getting Steamy in the Stacks: Your Guide to Romance at the Library

February 1, 2022

Lisa and Lizzie chat with Assistant Director Emily Vieyra about all things romance, including the history of Shorewood's romance collection, increasing calls for diversity within the genre, our favorite romance reads from 2021, and titles we are looking forward to in 2022.

Check out our book list for titles recommended in this episode: https://www.shorewoodlibrary.org/explore/booklists/?bid=158

 

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 5 American Madness: An Interview with Tea Krulos

Episode 5 American Madness: An Interview with Tea Krulos

December 29, 2021

Lisa and Lizzie interview local author Tea Krulos about his book American Madness: The Story of the Phantom Patriot and How Conspiracy Theories Hijacked American Consciousness.  They talk about famous conspiracy theories, how conspiracy theories have evolved over time, Tea’s upcoming documentary, and some recommended reads for those looking to learn more.

Recommended Books:

Crossfire: the plot that killed Kennedy by Jim Marrs

https://encore.mcfls.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3874879

The Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson https://encore.mcfls.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3410884

Hate Inc.: why today’s media makes us despise one another by Matt Taibbi https://encore.mcfls.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4165287

The Storm is Upon Us: how QAnon became a movement, cult, and conspiracy theory of everything by Mike Rothschild https://encore.mcfls.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4304438

“Did You Hear What Eddie Gein Done?” by Harold Schechter https://encore.mcfls.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4306828

My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

https://encore.mcfls.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3566989

 

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 4: Shorewood Schools Update

Episode 4: Shorewood Schools Update

December 3, 2021

Lisa and Lizzie sit down with Dr. JoAnn Sternke, Interim Superintendent of the Shorewood School District, to discuss ongoing facilities updates, the district’s equity work, and experiential learning.

 

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 3: MCTBA 2022

Episode 3: MCTBA 2022

November 5, 2021

Lisa discusses some of her favorite nominations so far from the 2022 Milwaukee County Teen Book Awards (MCTBA), including:

Apple: skin to the core by Eric Gansworth

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

Grown: a novel by Tiffany D. Jackson

Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

 

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 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/

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