Episode 233
Punching Bag Mattress


This week, Jeff and Rebecca follow-up about Reading Rainbow beef, gripe about sales figures, mark the departure of a couple of gross dudes in books, and much more.


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Links discussed in this episode:

Update: LeVar Burton no longer being sued over Reading Rainbow catchphrase 

Colin Kaepernick gets $1million book deal 

Talking numbers: new John Green helps lift sales 8% in early October. But really it’s Dan Brown. 

Gross Bill O’Reilly gets his ass dropped

Gross Harvey Weinstein used book deals to buy silence

Angela Flournoy developing an HBO show with Issa Rae

Hallmark is accepting submissions for romance & mystery novels