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33% Pulp
On 33% Pulp, hosts Linzi, Amber, and Daniel each read a different third of a pulp novel, then recap it over three episodes — piecing together the plot and laughing at the prose. Join us for tales of shirtless heroes, odd girls, and super awkward descriptions of sex.
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USA
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2017-11-15
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#2podsaday ,
#2PodsADay ,
#pulp
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Weekly

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19 Episodes Available

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Amber recaps the first third of Odd Girl Out by Ann Bannon, where Laura is bewildered by trees, buildings, and her feelings toward her sorority sister, Beth. A Twilight-like love triangle emerges, but without the vampires and werewolves. Give our friends at the Frankenpod a listen! Interested in reading this LGBTQ classic yourself? Support our show by buying through our link! Twitter: @33_Pulp Instagram: @33pulp Facebook: @33pulppage Web: 33pulp.com Logo adapted from Artemis Smith's cover for This Bed We Made.
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Hi! We'll be back next Tuesday with a whole new season of 33% Pulp. Twitter: @33_Pulp Instagram: @33pulp Facebook: @33pulppage Web: 33pulp.com Logo adapted from Artemis Smith's cover for This Bed We Made.
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It's our first ever awards show! We look back at our first five books and hand out awards for Best Villain, Most Likely to Succeed Post-Book, and of course Best Sex Scene. Join us as we explain what an Eiffel Tower is to Linzi and attempt math to determine Season One's Best Book. Twitter: @33_Pulp Instagram: @33pulp Facebook: @33pulppage Web: 33pulp.com Logo adapted from Artemis Smith's cover for This Bed We Made.
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Amber recaps the thrilling conclusion of The Fluger by Doris Piserchia. Wife kidnappings! Exploding tapes! Good old fashioned wolf attacks! Find out which 11% of 33% Pulp actually enjoyed the ending to this tale of man vs. monster. Twitter: @33_Pulp Instagram: @33pulp Facebook: @33pulppage Web: 33pulp.com Logo adapted from Artemis Smith's cover for This Bed We Made.
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Daniel recaps the second third of The Fluger by Doris Piserchia, where we learn what Kam Shar, the Winged One, and the Beast have in common, and people start getting injected with the technology of the future -- tapes! Twitter: @33_Pulp Instagram: @33pulp Facebook: @33pulppage Web: 33pulp.com Logo adapted from Artemis Smith's cover for This Bed We Made.
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Linzi recaps the first third of Doris Piserchia's The Fluger, where an alien with sparkly grey eyes hunts an alien with lightning-resistant skin, and the humans just try not to get eaten. Twitter: @33_Pulp Instagram: @33pulp Facebook: @33pulppage Web: 33pulp.com Logo adapted from Artemis Smith's cover for This Bed We Made.
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Daniel recaps the final third of Robert Onopa's The Pleasure Tube. Aswarm in breasts, our hero Rawley Voorst takes a trip to the sun. OR DOES HE? Find out -- OR NOT! -- in this eerily familiar conclusion. Twitter: @33_Pulp Instagram: @33pulp Facebook: @33pulppage Web: 33pulp.com Logo adapted from Artemis Smith's cover for This Bed We Made.
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Linzi recaps the second third of Robert Onopa's The Pleasure Tube. The Pleasure Tube: Sounds fun, right? Well not if you're Rawley Voorst, whose feelings about women get in the way of fun AND his SciCom investigation. Twitter: @33_Pulp Instagram: @33pulp Facebook: @33pulppage Web: 33pulp.com Logo adapted from Artemis Smith's cover for This Bed We Made.
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Amber recaps the first third of Robert Onopa's The Pleasure Tube, where Rawley Voorst attempts to forget what happened in space four years ago. With its sexy jumpsuited staff and exotic adventure menus, a trip on The Pleasure Tube seems like just the answer... but something's not quite right.
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Linzi recaps the finale of Carter Brown's A Corpse For Christmas. Which of Al Wheeler's conspiracy theories is the truth? Who's been waiting in his bed this whole time? Which 33% Pulp host actually has abs? Find out all this and more, resolutionwise, in this week's episode.
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Amber recaps part two of A Corpse For Christmas by Carter Brown. With two new bodies on his hands, Lt. Al Wheeler needs to get to the bottom of things before the killer strikes again. He also needs to learn how to read social cues if he ever wants another date in Pine City.
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Daniel recaps the first third of A Corpse For Christmas by Carter Brown, where a dead body is discovered at a party and Santa is the prime suspect.
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Amber recaps the final third of The Man From Pansy by Don Rico. Who's the mastermind behind the gay porn communist blackmail ring? How will Buzz escape without his gun? Just how large is Sugar Popp? Find out now on the shocking conclusion of this very, very long book.
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Daniel recaps the second third of The Man From Pansy by Don Rico, where the men have names like Cloud Hopper and Ruff Ryder, and the women never have bras on.
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Linzi recaps the first third of Don Rico's The Man From Pansy, where we meet Buzz Cardigan, "the limp-wristed spy who stops at nothing to queer freedom's enemies."
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Daniel recaps the dramatic final third of Guy N. Smith's Night of the Crabs. Who will prevail? Man or crustacean? Find out now.
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Linzi recaps the second third of Guy N. Smith's Night of the Crabs, where newfound lovers Pat and Cliff vomit in unison, crabs throw a tank into the sea, and Pat checks out Cliff's intention.
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Amber recaps the first third of Guy N. Smith's Night of the Crabs. How many boners can you find?
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On 33% Pulp, hosts Linzi, Amber, and Daniel pick a pulp fiction novel based entirely on the cover. We each read a third of it, then recap it over three episodes — piecing together the plot and laughing at the prose. Join us for tales of shirtless heroes, sticky situations, and super awkward descriptions of sex.
A new way to read
Nov 22, 2017 by dick and jim

4.5 stars. Mixing together oral tradition and individual introspection, this podcast features three friends who each read one-third of a book and then explain it to the other two. Books from decades ago get a kind of reboot over three episodes. So far, while they add their own flair to the stories, they treat books (and authors) with respect by giving backstory and relevant context. While the novel itself is THE core component, the hosts each have a different storytelling style, prioritizing things like humor, radio dramatization, and fascinating research. You can tell they are friends with different but, luckily for the listener, overlapping interests. The level of banter is currently PERFECT. It's incredibly annoying and alienating when podcasters veer too off-topic and caught up in their own jokes. This podcast features relevant and funny commentary as the story unfolds. I checked out their instagram account and recommend following it for historical references (again, really thorough research) for context and visualization. It really adds to the story. I clicked through their Twitter account....for now at least, instagram seems the way to go if you're interested in getting the "full" experience. Twitter seems completely unnecessary. It does not add to the podcast material. The Facebook link on their website doesn't work, so that also needs to be addressed. While ACCEPTABLE, the audio quality is inconsistent and, at one point, one of the female hosts was only in my left ear. Dear podcasters: you WILL lose listeners if you can't properly edit and mix the audio. Podcasts are meant to be heard. If the audio is lacking, it will degrade the experience no matter how great the content. To improve, they need to first improve their audio engineering. Then, if they want to really excel, they need to ensure a steady and consistent social media presence. Overall though, this podcast has content with great potential. I hope it sticks around for a long time, I'd love to see how it develops.

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