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S5E10 – Put Some Nostalgia On It: Gossip Girl (Part 1)

Welcome to another episode of Put Some Nostalgia On It! This is where Ardo and Yash chat with their friends about the books they loved as tweens and teens. In this episode, they invited BookTuber Hana from Story Nut to discuss Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar! They had such a fun time, the conversation was broken into two parts. In part one, they discuss the book series and its spin-offs as well as the 2007 CW TV show adaptation.

Here are the resources mentioned in this episode:

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5S9 – PABOI: Liselle Sambury

Ardo and Yash interviewed debut author Liselle Sambury about her near future urban fantasy, Blood Like Magic. They discuss navigating the publishing industry and writing as a YouTuber, heavily featuring Toronto as the novel’s setting, putting witches in a sci-fi future, and what she’s working on next.

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5E8 – Put Some Nostalgia On It: Fear Street

Welcome to a new ongoing series within the Put A Blurb On It podcast! This is where Ardo and Yash chat with their friends about the books they loved as tweens and teens.

In this episode, they invited Natasha from Everyone and Their Sister to discuss Fear Street. The first half is all about the book series by R. L. Stine and the second half tackles the Netflix movie trilogy adaptation that was recently released.

Here are the resources mentioned in this episode:

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5E7 – Put A Crossover On It with Everyone and Their Sister (Part 2)

It’s part 2 of the crossover to end all crossovers! Ardo and Yash have the co-hosts of the Everyone and Their Sister podcast on to chat about their fave reads of the year so far. This episode features Cristina and Ardo’s book picks. 

Be sure to also check out Everyone and Their Sister’s two parted crossover episodes with Ardo and Yash:

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5E6 – Put A Crossover On It with Everyone and Their Sister (Part 1)

You’ve been waiting for it and they’ve delivered. Ardo and Yash have the co-hosts of the Everyone and Their Sister podcast on to chat about their fave reads of the year so far. This is part one of their mid-year freakout featuring Steph, Nat and Yash’s book picks. 

Be sure to also check out Everyone and Their Sister’s two parted crossover episodes with Ardo and Yash:

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5E5 – Put Some Crows On It

In this episode, Ardo and Yash discuss the #FreePalestine movement before diving into their what they’ve been reading. It’s a mostly Ardo episode in terms of books read but Yash does chat about her Rule of Wolves feels–the newest book in the Grishaverse–before the pair discuss season 1 of the Shadow and Bone TV show. 

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5E4 – Put A Mystery On It

This episode was recorded back in January but the conversation is evergreen! Ardo and Yash mention the recent IG TV on the PABOI account that looked at recent Canadian reads. Then they discuss what they’ve been reading which includes a lot of mystery/crime fiction for Ardo and a whole lot of speculative fiction for Yash.

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5E3 – Put A Producer On It

This is an extra long episode of the podcast! Ardo and Yash spend some time talking about anti-Asian hate, #OwnVoices and if book lists (and other pop culture lists) are helpful. Then they talk about what they’ve been reading, and get a bit of behind-the-scenes help from friend of the pod and unintentional producer of this episode, Angel!

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5S2 – PABOI: Chloe Gong

Ardo and Yash interviewed debut author Chloe Gong about her Romeo and Juliette reimagining, The Violent Delights. They discuss what it’s like to be a Gen Z author in publishing, the confidence in Chloe’s writing, colonialism and diaspora feels, and the research into 1920s Shanghai. It’s a fun interview!

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5E1 – Put #ReadingGoals On It

It’s 2021, baybee! Ardo and Yash are once again joined by their pal and friend of the pod, Angel Cruz, to discuss their anticipated reads. Then they talk about Yash’s favourite topic: reading resolutions! How will the hosts and Angel approach reading this year while the pandemic still rages and the outside is but a distant memory?

  • Anticipated Reads
    • 3:48 – January
    • 10:48 – February
    • 17:35 – March/April (also 52:04)
    • 25:29 – May
    • 41:54 – Summer
    • 58:26 – Fall/Unknown release dates
  • 1:04:05 – Reading Resolutions

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.