Show Notes for Episode 130, “Talking Turkey: Noble Smith”


  • 00:00-01:32: Intro
  • 01:32-11:58: Gillian Flynn’s Gone GirlSharp Objects, and Dark Places
  • 11:58-17:22: Saga #10
  • 17:22-19:54: The Americans is renewed for a second season
  • 19:54-28:40: Frederic Wertham was a lying liar
  • 28:40-133:15: Noble Smith
  • 133:15-139:05: Outro


The Wisdom of the Shire: A Short Guide to a Long and Happy Life

The Warrior Trilogy

Noble Smith on Twitter

“Scholar Finds Flaws in Work by Archenemy of Comics” by Dave Itzkoff, The New York Times

The Seduction of the Innocent

The Ann Arbor Review of Books


  1. “The Shire” by The Wizards feat. Drake McFayden, Purple Magic (2009)
  2. “Got a Ukelele” by Loudon Wainwright III, Songs for the New Depression (2010)

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