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S1E7: Put A 2017 Recap On It

2017 is ending! Ardo and Yash have a guest joining them in the remembering: Angel Cruz. She’s a freelance writer (Book Riot, Women Write About Comics, Ms En Scene, Bookmarked etc) and friend they constantly mention on the podcast. All three of them looked at the book/comic news stories that they still think about, what they’ve read and their top book picks of the year! It’s a fun (and giggly) episode.

The short story that Yash mentioned in this episode is called Fandom for Robots by Vina Jie-Min Prasad.

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S1E6: Put A Monarch On It

In this episode, Ardo and Yash discuss Entertainment Weekly’s November cover story, cheaper comics from Chapterhouse, a publisher who doesn’t like agents, Rupi Kaur and the firing of a long-time DC Comics editor.

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S1E5: Put A Prize On It

Ardo and Yash recorded this episode back in October before their break. They discuss the different literary prizes and awards (with updates), Hank Green’s new book, the CW wanting to adapt the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Charlie from Charlie and The Chocolate Factory was originally supposed to be black (???) and the various preview events Ardo attended. Of course, there were also books and comics to blurb!

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S1E4: Put Some Romance On It

Ardo and Yash took a break due to life but they’re back! They recorded this back in October and the interview with Jessica was big enough to go solo.

Jessica Pryde is a librarian, Book Riot contributor and has a romance column called Sparks and Tarts at Women Write About Comics (it’s been moved recently to Bookmarked, a WWAC sister site). They asked her about when she fell in love with books, how she became a librarian, the 411 on romance as a genre and looking at the writers who are helping diversify the genre.

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S1E3: Put A Scam On It

In this episode, Ardo and Yash talk about The Handbook for Mortals scam, the Indigo preview that Ardo attended, V.E. Schwab’s $1M deal and Toronto International Film Festival (this was recorded before TIFF started). They also talk about what they’ve been reading!

The fanfic that Yash mentioned in this episode is called Text Talk by merlywhirls.

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S1E2: Put A Redo On It

In this episode, Ardo and Yash make the second attempt at episode 2 better than ever.

Need a list of books to help combat white supremacy by equipping you with knowledge? They got you. They chat news like The Hate U Give getting a 16th printing and Ardo’s trip to the Harry Potter store. The duo also have an interview with the Marketing and Publicity Coordinator at Penguin Random House Canada, Sylvia Chan, and she plays a game with them. Lastly, they talk about what they’ve been reading!

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads and the films mentioned are below. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S1E1: Put A Beard On It

The official first episode! Ardo and Yash talk about San Diego Comic Con 2017, the criticisms of #OwnVoices in the young adult space and other news. They play their first game where one of the hosts earns her first point and they talk about what they’ve been reading.

The logo is 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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.