You know how you’re always like, Hey, that thing Ben/Chad was talking about on Tips for the Well-Rounded Fight Fan sounded cool, but now I can’t remember what it was/where to find it/where I left my car keys. Oh well, guess I better hit ’em up on Twitter for a reminder? Yeah, no. From this day forward (and hopefully backward too, if we can swing it) the Co-Main Event Podcast will begin cataloging our TFTWRFF right here in this very post. Each time we do Tips on the CME, we’ll add them to the list below, date them and provide handy links to where you can find the source material for said tip. Seem OK? OK, go …
Ben: Dept of Speculation, by Jenny Offill (novel)
Ben: SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, by Mary Beard
Chad: Babylon Berlin (TV Series)
Ben: Idaho, by Emily Ruskovich (novel)
Chad: Mogul, from Gimlet Media (podcast)
Ben & Chad: Crimetown, by Gimlet Media (podcast)
Ben: Black Ajax, by George MacDonald Fraser (historical fiction)
Ben: “Sneaky People” by Thomas Berger (novel).
Chad: “The Ploughment” by Kim Zupan (novel).
Ben: “The Bone Clocks” by David Mitchell (novel).
Chad: “Rectify” (TV series).
Episode 88 (1/27/14)
Episode 76 (11/4/13)
Episode 67 (9/3/13)
Ben: “The Neon Wilderness” by Nelson Algren (short stories).
Episode 57 (6/25/13)
Episode 34 (1/16/13)
Ben: “Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World,” by Jack Weatherford (non-fiction).
Chad: “The Staircase” (documentary series).
Episode 21 (10/9/12)
Ben: “Pulphead: Essays,” by John Jeremiah Sullivan (nonfiction).
Chad: “The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Dangerous Obsession,” by David Grann (non-fiction).
Episode 10 (7/24/12)
Ben: “What A Time It Was: The Best of W. C. Heinz on Sports” (nonfiction).
Chad: “The Power of the Dog,” by Don Winslow (novel).
Episode 5 (6/19/12)
Ben: Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History (podcast).
Chad: “Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets,” by David Simon (non-fiction).