Settings
Light Theme
Dark Theme
Podcast Cover

Mean Book Club

  • A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

    14 MAY 2024 · Fan JB told us this NYT bestseller is a “children’s book for adults," and they "cannot fathom what people are getting out of this." Uh, yes please! Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast every other Tuesday!  Here’s the Season 17 reading list:  - Happy Place by Emily Henry - Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross - Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica - The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman - The Bodyguard by Katherine Center - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts.  CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced and edited by Sabrina. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert." You can get it here: https://www.free-stock-music.com
    1h 7m 11s
  • The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

    30 APR 2024 · Thank you Emily C for recommending NYT's best seller (and Reese's Book Club pick... and you know how we feel about Reese's Book Club...) THE PAPER PALACE! It's set in a house on a lake in the woods in Massachusettes so get ready to enjoy some TRAUMAAAAA DRAMA. Trigger warning, this one is heavy! Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast every other Tuesday!  Here’s the Season 17 reading list:  - Happy Place by Emily Henry - Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross - Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica - The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman - The Bodyguard by Katherine Center - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts.  CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced and edited by Johnna Scrabis. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert" and Alex Productions for our summary song, "Tension." You can get both here: https://www.free-stock-music.com/
    1h 41m 9s
  • Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica

    23 APR 2024 · Listener Emma C. told us to take on this NYT bestseller because “Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica is about the dumbest people alive.” Perfect, let’s go girls. Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast every other Tuesday!  Here’s the Season 17 reading list:  - Happy Place by Emily Henry - Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross - Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica - The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman - The Bodyguard by Katherine Center - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts.  CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced and edited by Sarah Burton. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert." You can get it here: https://www.free-stock-music.com/
    1h 48m 49s
  • Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross

    2 APR 2024 · Hello Hello!!! This week we read another 2023 bestseller: Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross! It's about two young "rival journalists" ahhh yes, a classic duo, who are also magical and living through a world war amongst gods! They say things like: Oh My Gods. And oh my gods is this book... something. You'll see! Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast every otherTuesday!  Here’s the Season 17 reading list:  - Happy Place by Emily Henry - Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross - Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica - The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman - The Bodyguard by Katherine Center - Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts.  CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced by Clara Morris and edited by Johnna Scrabis. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert." You can get it here: https://www.free-stock-music.com
    1h 16m 49s
  • Happy Place by Emily Henry

    12 MAR 2024 · We're BAAAACCCCCKKK! And this week we read NYT 2023 bestseller Happy Place by Emily Henry. A bunch of words so generic we kept forgetting what we were supposed to be reading. Thanks to Emily Fidago (listener, friend of the pod) for suggesting it, saying "this is the perfect Mean Book Club book because it is absolutely intolerable... my fury propelled me to the end of the book." That's good enough for us! Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast every otherTuesday!  Here’s the Season 17 reading list:  - Happy Place by Emily Henry - Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross - Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica - The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman - The Bodyguard by Katherine Center - Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts.  CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced and edited by Sarah Burton. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert." You can get it here: https://www.free-stock-music.com
    1h 39m 31s
  • Season 16 Official Book and Guest List - Promo!

    20 FEB 2024 · BOOOOOKSSSSS!!! Announcing our Season 17 book list and promo. Season premiere March 5! Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast (almost) every Tuesday! Here’s the Season 17 reading list: - Happy Place by Emily Henry - Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross - Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica - The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman - The Bodyguard by Katherine Center - Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts. CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced and edited by Sarah Burton. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert." You can get it here: https://www.free-stock-music.com
    9m 6s
  • BONUS: Malice by Danielle Steel - The Lost First Episode

    9 JAN 2024 · Special Bonus Episode! We uncovered the lost, original recording of our first episode: Malice by Danielle Steel. The quality isn't what you've come to expect, after 17 seasons, but the meanness is still there. There's a raw edge and anger to our younger selves. There's also more alcohol. As you await our Season 17 Book List, please enjoy the special (unedited) episode found deep within our podcast vault. Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast (almost) every Tuesday!
    1h 7m 57s
  • Brooklyn by Colm Toibin 

    28 NOV 2023 · Fan Alessandra Rosso needed us to confirm whether this NYT bestseller was actually trash because the main character “could have been replaced by a potted plant and I am not sure it would have changed the story.” And it’s a short book? About BROOKLYN (where we all live/have lived)?? Consider it read. Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast (almost) every Tuesday! Here’s the Season 16 reading list: - Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston - The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson - Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld - Run Rose Run by James Patterson and Dolly Parton - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex by David Reuben - The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune - Supermarket by Logic - Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts. CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced and edited by Sarah Burton. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert." Thanks to Scott Buckley for the song used during our summary - “Three Sheets To The Wind.” You can get both the songs here: https://www.free-stock-music.com
    1h 24m 53s
  • Supermarket by Logic with Joey Price

    14 NOV 2023 · Thank you to our Icelandic listener Jessic Lyn Webb who told us that this NYT bestseller was “truly the most heinous misjustice to storytelling I have every had the pain of reading,” and included lots of borderline harmful takes on mental illness. And for some reason, that sold us. Heaven knows why. This one was painful. We also have special guest - comedian and cohost of The Beanball podcast Joey Price! Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast (almost) every Tuesday! Here’s the Season 16 reading list: - Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston - The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson - Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld - Run Rose Run by James Patterson and Dolly Parton - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex by David Reuben - The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune - Supermarket by Logic - Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts. CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced by Clara Morris and edited by Sarah Burton. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert." You can get it here: https://www.free-stock-music.com
    1h 22m 32s
  • The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

    24 OCT 2023 · TJ Klune's The House in the Cerulean Sea. An "enchanting story, masterfully told" or "a book that tries so hard to be quirky and twee it makes me want to throw it into the Atlantic Ocean." YOU DECIDE! We decide, also, on: Mean Book Club! We are four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, CollegeHumor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast (almost) every Tuesday! HUGE THANKS to Erin C for recommending this read! Here’s the Season 16 reading list: - Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston - The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson - Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld - Run Rose Run by James Patterson and Dolly Parton - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex by David Reuben - The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune - Supermarket by Logic - Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts. CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced and edited by Johnna Scrabis. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert" and for "Happy Days" which played during the summary. You can get them both here: https://www.free-stock-music.com
    1h 15m 23s
  • Supporters Club

    Red, White & Royal Blue (The Movie) - Patreon Exclusive!

    5 SEP 2023 · Special BONUS EPISODE! NO EDITS! RAW CONVERSATION FOR OUR NUMBER ONE FANS! We watched the 2023 Amazon movie that JUST CAME OUT! Look at us! SO WITH IT! Is it better than the book?? Is there enough sex to satisfy Sarah? Find out!
    Play
    1h 20m 57s
  • Supporters Club

    After (The Movie) - Patreon Exclusive!

    16 MAY 2023 · Special BONUS EPISODE! NO EDITS! RAW CONVERSATION FOR OUR NUMBER ONE FANS! We watched the 2019 American romantic drama film directed by Jenny Gage and written by Gage, Susan McMartin and Tamara Chestna, based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Anna Todd. Wow! It was a full movie of montage!!
    Play
    1h 24m 12s
  • Supporters Club

    The Christmas Train (Hallmark Movie) Patreon Exclusive!

    6 DEC 2022 · Special BONUS EPISODE! NO EDITS! RAW CONVERSATION FOR OUR NUMBER ONE FANS! We watched the 2017 Hallmark movie starring Dermot Mulroney (Tom Langdon), Kimberly Williams-Paisley (Ellie Carter) (from Father of the Bride), Danny Glover (Max Powers), and Joan Cusak (Agnes)! Thanks for this one, original book author David Baldacci!
    Play
    1h 38m 2s
  • Supporters Club

    Where The Crawdads Sing - The MOVIE! - A Patreon-only Bonus

    26 JUL 2022 · Hello PATRONS! We love you so much we recorded a raw episode JUST FOR YOU! We all watched Where The Crawdads Sing in THEATRES so you could hear us scream about this NYT bestselling adaptation! Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books that have questionable literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute. New podcast every other Tuesday! Here’s the book list for Season 13 - all fan recommends: - Survive the Night by Riley Sager - The Whisper Man by Alex North - Dark Matter by Blake Crouch - One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston - The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood - 12 Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson - Swing Your Sword by Mike Leach - The Lies that Bind by Emily Giffin Send any future book suggestions to meanbookclub@gmail.com! Follow us on the socials @meanbookclub! Rate, like, subscribe, and check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/meanbookclub to become a true patron of the mean arts. CREDITS: Hosted by Sarah Burton, Clara Morris, Johnna Scrabis, & Sabrina B. Jordan. This episode was produced by Sabrina B. Jordan and edited by John Purcell. Special thanks to FSM Team for our theme song, "Parkour Introvert." You can get it here: https://www.free-stock-music.com
    Play
    1h 24m 56s

Mean Book Club the Podcast: Four ladies (UCB-NY, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) read, discuss & make fun of NYT bestselling books with little literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic....

show more
Mean Book Club the Podcast: Four ladies (UCB-NY, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) read, discuss & make fun of NYT bestselling books with little literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute?
New podcast every Tuesday!
show less
Contacts
Information

Looks like you don't have any active episode

Browse Spreaker Catalogue to discover great new content

Current

Looks like you don't have any episodes in your queue

Browse Spreaker Catalogue to discover great new content

Next Up

Episode Cover Episode Cover

It's so quiet here...

Time to discover new episodes!

Discover
Your Library
Search