Tomefoolery

Twice a month, comedian Cody Melcher invites a couple of funny friends over to talk about a really really weird book they've all just read. Funny people, crazy books.

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      109. ‘Baseball as a Spiritual Experience’ w/ Dan Sheehan & Tyler Snodgrass


      Cody is re-joined by writers/comedians Dan Sheehan and Tyler Snodgrass to avoid talking about baseball while being forced to talk about baseball. You can find your copy of the book at the house of your local old man after you accidentally hit a ball into his yard which also contains a very large dog.    'Fathers, Sons, & Holy Ghosts: Baseball as a Spiritual Experience' by Austin Gisriel    No other sport, and indeed few other activities evoke as much passion as does baseball. It is a passion ...


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      108. ‘Passenger to Frankfurt’ w/ Kristin Lytie & Eric Scull


      Cody is joined by podcaster/comedian Kristin Lytie and podcast host/improviser Eric Scull to discuss the intricacies of British aristocracy as they pertain to the realm of Belgian horticulturalists and polite criticism of a Dame in Her Majesty’s literary service. You can find your copy of Passenger to Frankfurt in the furthest-back part of the Agatha Christie display at your local Barnes and Noble.    'Passenger to Frankfurt' by Agatha Christie   Christie's superb stand-alone myste...


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      107. 'Mommy, Who Is Donald J. Trump?' w/ Jordan Holmes & XL


      Cody is joined by comedians Jordan Holmes and XL to finally teach your kids about nuance and also the complete lack of nuance. You can find your copy of Donald Trump children’s books at your soon-to-be-defunded library.    'Mommy, Who is Donald J. Trump?': An Introduction to the 45th U.S. President (Mommy, What is Democracy? Book 1) by Taffy Jensen   WE HAVE A NEW PRESIDENT   The 2016 presidential campaign riveted the nation. As grown-ups discussed candidates, issues, and the nation’s future,...


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      1h5m
       2017-09-15

      106. 'Plunder of Gor' w/ Shuffle Quest


      Cody is joined by the cast of the real-play pop culture tabletop podcast Shuffle Quest (Gwynn Fulcher, Tom Harrison, and Joe Anderson) to dive DEEP into the world of GOR! You can find all 1,549 Gor novels in the basement of your local “that guy”.    'Plunder of Gor' (Gorean Saga Book 34)  by John Norman    A mysterious package lies unclaimed somewhere in the great port of Brundisium, and it is rumored that its contents could determine the fate of a world. Whether or not that is true, one thin...


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      1h28m
       2017-09-01

      105. The Alpha Female's Guide w/ Meredith Kachel & Melody Kamali


      Cody is joined by producer and comic Meredith Kachel and comic Melody Kamali to finally figure out what the whole deal with women is! Amirite fellas?! You can find the book on Amazon and at your friend from middle school’s—you should probably admit to yourself that the two of you have grown apart as you’ve matured and maybe it’s for the best if you made new friends.    The Alpha Female's Guide to Men and Marriage: How Love Works by Suzanne Venker   America is in love with the alpha female. Sh...


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      1h15m
       2017-08-15

      104. 5-Year New World Order Anniversary LIVE


      Cody is joined by friends of the show Peter-john Byrnes, Stephanie Hasz, Bill Bullock, and Brittany Meyer LIVE at The Public House Theatre in Chicago to get down to BRASS TACKS in honor the 5th anniversary of Tomefoolery! All proceeds from the live show went to 826CHI, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center for children. AND there was a special charity auction which will forever change Tomefoolery! You can get the books... but do you really want to?

      'Human Race Get Off Your Knees: ...


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      1h59m
       2017-08-01

      103. 'I'm Not Scared... I'm Prepared!' w/ Ashley Huck & Jenn White


      Cody is joined by comedians Ashley Huck and Jenn White to deal with the number one threat to ants: wolves! You can find the book on Amazon and in a very—I’m sure—well intentioned, but misguided school counselor’s office.    I'm Not Scared... I'm Prepared!  by Julia Cook  (Author), Michelle Hazelwood Hyde (Illustrator)   (Grades K and Up) The teacher at the Ant Hill School wants her students to be prepared - for everything! One day, she teaches her students what to do if a "dangerous someone" ...


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      1h11m
       2017-07-15

      102. 'Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality' w/ Scott Duff & Casey Larwood


      Cody is joined by comic and host of OUTCHICAGO Scott Duff and comedian and returning champion Casey Larwood to finally deal with our inner, outer, and inbetweener demons. Learn how to butch up your son so he'll stop having those girly "feelings" and also one chapter about your daughter who you don't make eye contact with anyway because of Eve. You can find the book on Amazon and on the bookshelf of that friend of yours from high school who always wanted kids but didn't really know what t...


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      1h23m
       2017-07-01

      101. 'The Angel Wore Fangs' w/ Matt Baume & Sherman Edwards


      Cody is joined by returning champions Matt Baume and Sherman Edwards on the trippiest romance/erotica ride you've ever been on. You can find the book on Amazon and in a weird basement somewhere, I'm sure.

       

      The Angel Wore Fangs: A Deadly Angels Book

      by Sandra Hill

      New York Times bestselling author Sandra Hill continues her sexy Deadly Angels series, as a Viking vangel’s otherworldly mission pairs him with a beautiful chef who whets his thousan...


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      1h29m
       2017-06-15

      100. 'My Awakening' w/ Bill Bullock & Peter-john Byrnes


      Cody is joined by comedians and returning champions Bill Bullock and Peter-john Byrnes for the special all-insanely-racist 100th Episode! You think you know batshit racism? You ain't seen nothing yet! You can find the book on Amazon and, you know, in so many actual places that it would just cause terminal depression in the hearts of good people. But, yay, 100th episode!

       

      My Awakening

      by David Duke

      My Awakening is a powerful autobiographical account of David Duk...


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      1h39m
       2017-06-01