It’s the sixty-eighth episode of Required Reading With Tom and Stella! This podcast, which is hosted by Tom Panarese (Pop Culture Affidavit, In Country) and Stella (Batgirl to Oracle: A Barbara Gordon Podcast, The Batman Universe) is two teachers talking about literature. Each episode, we will be taking a look at a single work, analyzing it, criticizing it and deciding if it’s required reading.
This time around, we are looking at Off the Road by Jack Hitt.
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After the jump, some extras …
The Bowery Boys: A New York City History Podcast episode 96. This episode covers The Cloisters, the New York City museum housing the Met’s medieval artwork collection on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, which is built from an actual cloisters from France.
Rick Steves’ Europe: Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Taken from his PBS show, this video is a quick highlight of the Camino. You can also find more about the pilgrimage in his book For the Love of Europe.
A 10-minute video covering the whole Camino. In case you’re wondering what the journey is actually like, these pilgrims took their cameras (and GoPros) with them to document their entire trip.
The Way. The trailer for the 2010 movie starring Martin Sheen and directed by his son, Emilio Estevez. As of this post’s release, you can stream it as a rental on Apple TV+