Succession Season 3 Episode 7- “Too Much Birthday”

We can’t look away! Spencer and Lee review an extremely awkward episode of Succession. Segments include: Recap with Lee, Line of Succession, Roy of the Episode and Spencer’s Relationship Advice of the Episode.

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Episode 76 – And Then There Were None – by Agatha Christie

June 15, 2021 by Mangum Reads


Episode 71 – The Last Word by Shawn Reilly-Simmons (Agatha Awards)

March 24, 2021 by Mangum Reads

We are embarking on another award series, this time in the cozy mystery genre. We’re hoping to find out what exactly makes a cozy mystery, as well as scratch that mystery itch. We’ll go through each of the nominees of the Agatha Award and then sum up our feeling and foods that we feel represent […]


Episode 70 – The Blue Ribbon by Cynthia Kuhn Agatha Christie Awards

March 16, 2021 by Mangum Reads

We are embarking on another award series, this time in the cozy mystery genre. We’re hoping to find out what exactly makes a cozy mystery, as well as scratch that mystery itch. We’ll go through each of the nominees of the Agatha Award and then sum up our feeling and foods that we feel represent […]


Episode 69 – The Forward Collection Review

December 21, 2020 by Mangum Reads

We finally have come to the end of the Forward Collection, and now you get to be regaled with the foods we ascribe to these stories. We talk quite a number of other things in our “Forward Wrap-up”.


Episode 68 – Emergency Skin by NK Jemisin (The Forward Collection)

December 15, 2020 by Mangum Reads

It’s very funny that this is set basically where we’ve all lived at some point.


Episode 67 – Summer Frost by Blake Crouch (The Forward Collection)

December 7, 2020 by Mangum Reads

I almost got 3 paragraphs on my re-read, I then decided that the narrator wasn’t the most significant issue.


Episode 66 – The Last Conversation by Paul Trembly (The Forward Collection)

December 1, 2020 by Mangum Reads

The Doctor is probably the most interesting character.


Episode 65 – You Have Arrived at Your Destination by Amor Towles (The Forward Collection)

November 23, 2020 by Mangum Reads

It’s been a while since our last converstation.


Episode 64 – Randomize by Andy Weir (The Forward Collection)

November 16, 2020 by Mangum Reads

Well the accents were pretty good?


Episode 63 – Ark by Veronica Roth (Forward Collection)

November 9, 2020 by Mangum Reads

I bet the old scientist would be played by Leonardo DiCaprio and it would go a bit too far.


Episode 58 – Nebula Award nominations (non-overlap)

July 6, 2020 by Mangum Reads

Apologies for any sound issues, our normal QC is on temporary absence.


Episode 57- Hugo Awards Wrap up Party and Dinner

June 22, 2020 by Mangum Reads

What is Cowboy Casserole?


Episode 56 – Hugo Award Nominees 5 and 6 by Fran Wilde and Alix E. Harrow

by Mangum Reads

We’re finishing up the Hugo awards! We then realized the Nebula awards are a similar with Venn diagram overlap of 3. We’ll be covering those after a wrap-up episode next time. A Catalog of Storms and   Do Not Look Back, My Lion       Next Novel is still The Water Dancer by Ta-nehisi […]


Episode 55 – Hugo Award Nominees 3 and 4 by Nibedita Sen and Rivers Solomon

May 25, 2020 by Mangum Reads

We’re working our way through the Hugo Award Nominees for short story.  This week we have Blood is Another Word for Hunger, and Ten Excerpts from an Annotated Bibliography on the Cannibal Women of Ratnabar Island   Ten Excerpts from an Annotated Bibliography on the Cannibal Women of Ratnabar Island   Blood Is Another Word for […]


Episode 54 – Hugo Award Nominees 1 and 2 by Shiv Ramdas and SL Huang

April 27, 2020 by Mangum Reads

We’re working our way through the Hugo Award Nominees for short story.  This week we have The Last I May Know, And Now His Lordship is Laughing Announcing the 2020 Hugo Award Finalists Next up: Ten Excerpts from an Annotated Bibliography on the Cannibal Women of Ratnabar Island Blood Is Another Word for Hunger Next […]


Episode 45 – Observations about eggs etc. – by Carmen Maria Machado

February 3, 2020 by Mangum Reads

OK some of this might be ok advice I guess, but I hate this person.


Episode 44 – Cat Pictures Please by Naomi Kritzer

January 22, 2020 by Mangum Reads

So what gender do you think the AI is and why?


Episode 43 – The Quiet Boy by Nick Antosca

January 13, 2020 by Mangum Reads

I almost got scared by that part.


Episode 36 – Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers by Alyssa Wong

October 28, 2019 by Mangum Reads

So she’s essentially like Kirby.


Episode 15 – Short Stories by Nnedi Okorafor

February 24, 2019 by Mangum Reads

This episode we go through some short stories by Nnedi Okorafor in kabu kabu – kabu kabu, The Magical Negro, Spider the Artist, The Ghastly Bird, and The Baboon War. A bit of a refresh from the rougher time that we had with Binti. Next week just one very short story: Melancholy Elephants by Spider Robinson […]


Mangum Reads – Episode 3: Unzipping and Pipes – Etgar Keret

September 12, 2018 by Mangum Reads

What does fitting into society mean?