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Check Me Out: A Podcast for Book Lovers

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Check Me Out: A Podcast for Book Lovers

Check Me Out: A Podcast for Book Lovers

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Check Me Out: A Podcast for Book Lovers is a production of Panhandle PBS and Amarillo College's FM90. This is an effort in conjunction with PBS' The Great American Read. Episodes feature authors, teachers, librarians, and experts.

Latest Episodes

Off The Page: Rye Curtis

On this special episode of Check Me Out: Off The Page, Amy and Hilary sit down with writer Rye Curtis to discuss his new novel Kingdomtide, his writing style, and why 100-year-old books about the Texas Panhandle inspire him.

32 minMAR 10
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Off The Page: Rye Curtis

Minisode: Latin American Literature with Chris Hudson

In our first Minisode guests Chris Hudson and Emily Gilbert discuss Latin American Literature.

30 min2019 NOV 9
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Minisode: Latin American Literature with Chris Hudson

Off The Page: Donivan Blair

Musician and author Donivan Blair talks about his book Even If It Kills Me: Martial Arts, Rock and Roll, and Mortality, his interesting writing quirks, and his favorite novels of all-time.

56 min2019 AUG 21
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Off The Page: Donivan Blair

Off The Page: Shanna Hogan

New York Times best-selling true crime author Shanna Hogan discusses the Jodi Arias trial, her new book 'The Secrets of a Marine’s Wife', and her personal life.

49 min2019 AUG 21
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Off The Page: Shanna Hogan

#024 In Da Club

How do you keep a book club running for over 20 years? Guests Karen Welch, Suzanne Nair, and Molly Davis give us tips and tricks on how to start and maintain a book club.

41 min2019 AUG 21
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#024 In Da Club

#023 The Town And The City

CMO favorites Johnathan Aaron Baker and Chris Hudson are back! In this episode they discuss Urbanism, Suburbanism, and Ruralism in works of fiction. Books discussed: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, The City in History by Lewis Mumford, The Swimmer by John Cheever, How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis

59 min2019 AUG 21
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#023 The Town And The City

#022 The Dahl People

In this episode we find out why libraries categorize by genre not the author. Guests Sadie Newsom, Jill Gibson, and Melody Boren discuss Roald Dahl’s famous children’s novels and his adult themed works of fiction. Books discussed: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, The Witches, My Uncle Oswald

40 min2019 AUG 21
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#022 The Dahl People

#021 Roses Are Read

…Violets are blue. We talk about poetry in Season 2! Our guests Karen Welch, Eric Meljac, and Stacy Yates share some of their favorite classic and contemporary poems. Authors discussed: Billy Collins, Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde

41 min2019 AUG 21
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#021 Roses Are Read

#020 Is This Just Fantasy

Richard McGowan and Ande Parlow return to discuss the tropes and characteristics of fantasy novels. Where do you draw the line between Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Comics? Books discussed: Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling, Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Wheel of Time series by James Oliver Rigney Jr., The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

54 min2019 AUG 21
Comments
#020 Is This Just Fantasy

#019 Bad Romance

#019 Bad Romance by Panhandle PBS

36 min2019 AUG 21
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#019 Bad Romance

Latest Episodes

Off The Page: Rye Curtis

On this special episode of Check Me Out: Off The Page, Amy and Hilary sit down with writer Rye Curtis to discuss his new novel Kingdomtide, his writing style, and why 100-year-old books about the Texas Panhandle inspire him.

32 minMAR 10
Comments
Off The Page: Rye Curtis

Minisode: Latin American Literature with Chris Hudson

In our first Minisode guests Chris Hudson and Emily Gilbert discuss Latin American Literature.

30 min2019 NOV 9
Comments
Minisode: Latin American Literature with Chris Hudson

Off The Page: Donivan Blair

Musician and author Donivan Blair talks about his book Even If It Kills Me: Martial Arts, Rock and Roll, and Mortality, his interesting writing quirks, and his favorite novels of all-time.

56 min2019 AUG 21
Comments
Off The Page: Donivan Blair

Off The Page: Shanna Hogan

New York Times best-selling true crime author Shanna Hogan discusses the Jodi Arias trial, her new book 'The Secrets of a Marine’s Wife', and her personal life.

49 min2019 AUG 21
Comments
Off The Page: Shanna Hogan

#024 In Da Club

How do you keep a book club running for over 20 years? Guests Karen Welch, Suzanne Nair, and Molly Davis give us tips and tricks on how to start and maintain a book club.

41 min2019 AUG 21
Comments
#024 In Da Club

#023 The Town And The City

CMO favorites Johnathan Aaron Baker and Chris Hudson are back! In this episode they discuss Urbanism, Suburbanism, and Ruralism in works of fiction. Books discussed: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, The City in History by Lewis Mumford, The Swimmer by John Cheever, How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis

59 min2019 AUG 21
Comments
#023 The Town And The City

#022 The Dahl People

In this episode we find out why libraries categorize by genre not the author. Guests Sadie Newsom, Jill Gibson, and Melody Boren discuss Roald Dahl’s famous children’s novels and his adult themed works of fiction. Books discussed: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, The Witches, My Uncle Oswald

40 min2019 AUG 21
Comments
#022 The Dahl People

#021 Roses Are Read

…Violets are blue. We talk about poetry in Season 2! Our guests Karen Welch, Eric Meljac, and Stacy Yates share some of their favorite classic and contemporary poems. Authors discussed: Billy Collins, Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde

41 min2019 AUG 21
Comments
#021 Roses Are Read

#020 Is This Just Fantasy

Richard McGowan and Ande Parlow return to discuss the tropes and characteristics of fantasy novels. Where do you draw the line between Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Comics? Books discussed: Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling, Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Wheel of Time series by James Oliver Rigney Jr., The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

54 min2019 AUG 21
Comments
#020 Is This Just Fantasy

#019 Bad Romance

#019 Bad Romance by Panhandle PBS

36 min2019 AUG 21
Comments
#019 Bad Romance
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