Episode 28: PBQ Celebrates with One Book, One Philadelphia

February 22, 2017

M.C. Extraordinaire:

Paul Siegell


The Lineup:

Kalela Williams

Cindy Arrieu-King

Thomas Devaney

Patrick Rosal

Julia Bloch


Engineering Producer:

Joe Zang


This is a special podcast episode with some help from the folks over at One Book, a signature program of the Free Library of Philadelphia that promotes literacy, library usage, and citywide conversation by encouraging the Philadelphia area to come together through reading and discussing a single book. This year’s book is The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon.


We started the evening with a round of Slam, Bam, Thank you, Mam, or improv reading game. Listen in and see what we created in 5 minutes.


The writers came at the themes of the book from so many angles, but the one they each had in common was they blew us away.If you’re old enough, imagine the dude (and his martini glass) getting blown away by the sound from his Maxell tape (if you’re too young to remember that iconic image, Googe it)—it was like that. Or, just look at this:


And then listen to the podcast and feel the same way!


Let us know what you think on our Facebook event page or on Twitter with #OneBook


Read on!


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