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Marlon and Jake Read Dead People is a podcast hosted by the Man Booker Prize-winning and internationally bestselling author Marlon James and his editor, Jake Morrissey, Executive Editor at Riverhead Books. In each episode, Marlon and Jake talk about authors—specifically dead authors. Authors they like. Authors they hate. Great books, terrible books, and books they love that you’d never expect them to. As a writer and an editor, Marlon and Jake have read thousands of books between them, and t ...
 
Valentino Kanzyani / Stephane Signore / Olivier Giacomotto / Mario Ochoa / Mauro Picotto / Reaky / Distek / D.A.V.E. The Drummer / Dj Heriberto / James Holden / Dusty Kid / Itamar Sagi / Pig & Dan / Fergie / Paolo Mojo / Nathan Fake / Christian Smith & John Selway / Cirez D / Deadmau5 / Perry O'Neil / Jim Rivers / Eric Prydz / Malente / Calvertron / NAPT / Sharam Jey / Philipe De Boyar / Noisia
 
Marlon Ladd is a husband, a father, an independent filmmaker and a fitness enthusiast. He’s passionate about inspiring and motivating others to live a better, more fulfilled life through entertainment, education and fun. Check out his YouTube channels at: http://www.youtube.com/marlonladd and http://www.youtube.com/loveandfitness
 
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We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Inside The Trenches Episode 231 Special Guest All-Sec former LSU Tiger Former LA Chargers Lineba…
 
1. le Shuuk & Papi Pepe - Macarena (Extended Mix) 2. Purple Disco Machine feat. Eyelar - Dopamine (Extended Mix) 3. Rompasso x Imanbek x Karma Child - 123 (Dolly Song) (Extended Mix) 4. Lost Frequencies feat. Calum Scott - Where Are You Now (Extended Mix) 5. ALOK & John Legend - In My Mind (Joel Corry Extended Remix) 6. Shouse - Love Tonight (Robin…
 
Prepare for what might be Marlon & Jake’s most controversial hot takes yet, as they travel back through the last four hundred years to decide which dead authors from each century stand the test of time and which can be left to gather dust on the shelf. Where do they fall on Paradise Lost? Who triumphs in the battle of the poets v. novelists of the …
 
This week Marlon & Jake discuss the books by dead authors they give as gifts and the very important decision-making that goes into that selection. Whether it’s for a younger, skeptical or pretentious reader, they share the unintentionally comedic and surprisingly engaging books they choose to bestow upon their loved ones. Middlemarch by George Elio…
 
This week Marlon & Jake discuss memorable characters from books by dead authors—who they love, who they despise and everything in between. What exactly makes a character great? Who would they invite to their literary dinner party and why? From Elmore Leonard’s Raylan to Louisa May Alcott’s Jo March, Lady Macbeth to Auntie Mame—tune in to hear which…
 
Marlon and Jake take on literary giants in a grudge match for the ages. This time it's Charles Dickens vs. Anthony Trollope and Louisa May Alcott vs. Laura Ingalls Wilder in a no-holds-barred royal rumble. The two of them pull no punches, whether they're talking about racism or Edith Wharton's snobbery, colonialism or Hugh Grant's hair. So get read…
 
Literary speculation abounds as Marlon and Jake reveal which books they wish they had written and which they think would have been better if they’d been written by someone completely different. Listen in as they explore the questions you never knew you needed answers to. Would The Confessions of Nat Turner have been better if Zora Neale Hurston had…
 
Marlon and Jake share their "gateway" books by dead authors, the first books they read that that turned them on—or off—the rest of an author's work. From John Steinbeck to Dorothy Parker, Umberto Eco to Norman Mailer, Ayn Rand to Carson McCullers, Marlon and Jake don't hold back in discussing the imprints, footprints, and thumbprints these books le…
 
We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Subscribe to Inside The Trenches On ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-trenc…
 
In this episode Marlon and Jake ponder the tricky question of the last books by authors who’ve … um … left this mortal coil. Which last books are actually worth reading? (Not many, it turns out.) From Roberto Bolaño to Penelope Fitzgerald, Sylvia Plath to Eudora Welty, Marlon and Jake discuss how an author's last book compares to their previous one…
 
We've heard them rave about their favorites and rant about their least favorites, but Marlon and Jake reveal in this episode their second favorite books by dead authors: the books they love that are the runners-up to the #1 spots in their hearts. From Amos Tutuola to Gabriel García Márquez to John le Carré and more, Marlon and Jake explore why one'…
 
Marlon & Jake weigh in on the age-old “artist versus art” debate, as they examine good books by problematic dead authors, as well as the bad and sometimes problematic books by great dead authors. From Flannery O’Conner to Roald Dahl, Vladimir Nabokov to the surprisingly challenging Charles Dickens, Marlon & Jake explore the thorny questions surroun…
 
Marlon and Jake talk short books they love, syllabus staples to skip (Hemingway die-hards, consider yourselves warned), and their first-ever real-time joint read, Blood on the Forge by William Attaway. What does Marlon consider the closest thing to a perfect novel? Tune in to find out! Sula by Toni Morrison Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys Mrs. Calib…
 
We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Subscribe to Inside The Trenches On ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-trenc…
 
1. Alesso & Armin van Buuren - Leave A Little Love (Extended Mix) 2. SUPER-Hi x Neeka - Following The Sun (Monte Fino Extended Remix) 3. Sam Feldt feat. Kesha - Stronger (Frank Walker Extended Remix) 4. Tujamo - Take Control (Extended Mix) 5. Lost Frequencies - Rise (Extended Mix) 6. Dragonette, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano & Cat Dealers feat. Bru…
 
Marlon and Jake reunite to discuss the books that got them through the pandemic, classics they wish they had written, and whether Lord of the Flies needs a sequel. Select titles mentioned in this episode: A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe Beloved by Toni Morrison Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthu…
 
We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Subscribe to Inside The Trenches On ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-trenc…
 
We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Subscribe to Inside The Trenches On ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-trenc…
 
We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Subscribe to Inside The Trenches On ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-trenc…
 
We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Subscribe to Inside The Trenches On ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-trenc…
 
We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Subscribe to Inside The Trenches On ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-trenc…
 
1. BRAN & Besomage - Starboy (Extended Mix) 2. Sam Feldt feat. Kesha - Stronger (Extended Mix) 3. Eiffel 65 - Too Much Of Heaven (Luis Rodriguez Remix) 4. Ron Van Den Beuken, Ian Storm, Menno - Kayleigh (Original Mix) 5. Chasner & Rob Adans feat. Afrojack - Return Of The Mack (Extended Mix) 6. R3hab & Marnik - Candyman (Clean Extended) 7. Hugel fea…
 
We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Subscribe to Inside The Trenches On ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-trenc…
 
We provide in depth insight on some of the top stories in the worlds of sports and entertainment... with a little southern flavor added... Hit me on social media... Twitter: bigfav504 Facebook: Marlon Favorite Sr. Instagram: bigfav504 MarlonFavorite.Com Subscribe to Inside The Trenches On ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-trenc…
 
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