The Shorewood Stacks
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/

Episode 24: How the library can help you with your 2021 goals

Episode 24: How the library can help you with your 2021 goals

January 8, 2021

Nick and Lisa discuss their personal goals for 2021 and how they plan to use library resources to help them achieve those goals, including books like 101 Textures in Graphite and Charcoal by Steven Pearce, the Healthy Vegan Air Fryer Cookbook by Dana Angelo White, videos like Aerobarre presented by Aerobox Athletic and more!

What are your goals for 2021?

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 23: What is a MCTBA?

Episode 23: What is a MCTBA?

December 18, 2020

Nick interviews Lisa about the Milwaukee County Teen Book Award, why it exists and what her role is in it.

 

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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