A Confederacy of Dunces Podcast Episodes

Written by John Kennedy Toole

26 Episodes - 397 pages - ★★★★ - 531 ratings

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Tommy Orange on 'A Confederacy Of Dunces'

Bookmarks - November 08, 2019 12:00 - 2 minutes ★★★★★ - 32 ratings
Tommy Orange says he wasn't much of a reader in his early years. But a chance encounter with an absurd, experimental novel by John Kennedy Toole showed him a path to writing a novel that was truly his own. —This author recommends— A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole —More f...
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To Ignatious With Love: A Culinary Tribute To: A Confederacy Of Dunces - Louisiana Eats - It's New Orleans

Its New Orleans: Louisiana Eats - September 28, 2019 05:00 - 39 minutes
John Kennedy Toole's novel A Confederacy of Dunces is internationally revered for having captured the essence and eccentricity of New Orleans - and for introducing readers to its larger-than-life protagonist, Ignatius J. Reilly. On this week's show, we take a culinary look between the pages of th...
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To Ignatious With Love: A Culinary Tribute To: A Confederacy Of Dunces - Louisiana Eats - It's New Orleans

Its New Orleans: Louisiana Eats - September 28, 2019 05:00 - 39 minutes ★★★★★ - 33 ratings
John Kennedy Toole's novel A Confederacy of Dunces is internationally revered for having captured the essence and eccentricity of New Orleans - and for introducing readers to its larger-than-life protagonist, Ignatius J. Reilly. On this week's show, we take a culinary look between the pages of th...
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Scott at Midnight - September 16, 2019 04:55 - 22 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Tonight I talk about my favorite novel, A Confederacy of Dunces.
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The Tragic Story of A Confederacy of Dunces

Libromania - March 21, 2019 20:34 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 63 ratings
Welcome to Libromania, a podcast for the book-obsessed from the Close Reads Podcast Network. Each week David Kern will be chatting with authors, biographers, designers, collectors, critics and other people who help make book's so worthy of our attention. In this episode David chats with Cory Ma...
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A Confederacy of Dunces - Part 2

Let's Get Lit - October 17, 2018 15:36 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 10 ratings
We read our first book! We're so proud of us! Tune in this week for a discussion about A Confederacy of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole. We're sipping Dark and Stormy cocktails, and spoilers abound!
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A Confederacy of Dunces - Part 1

Let's Get Lit - October 17, 2018 15:36 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 10 ratings
Do you like New Orleans, internet trolls, hypochondria, or hot dogs? Well then, this might be the book for you! Tune in this week to get to know A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole and see if you want to join in on the fun.
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Episode 74 - A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Faking Lit - September 10, 2018 07:34 - 1 hour ★★ - 15 ratings
In which the Idiots discuss John Kennedy Toole's Pulitzer Prize winning picaresque novel "A Confederacy of Dunces" - discuss how today's entrepreneurs conduct their business - how grief can manifest itself through flatulence - dunk on Dan's nuts. Featuring Special Guest Expert Bell Joshman, a ca...
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A Confederacy of Dunces

Idiot with a library card podcast - May 28, 2018 21:10 - 13 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
I talk about one of the funniest books ever Written. This is one of my favorite books it is great from beginning to end. If you don’t listen to this show that’s okay, as long as you go out and get A Confederacy of Dunces right now!!!
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Louisiana Eats!: To Ignatius With Love - A Culinary Tribute to 'A Confederacy of Dunces' - Louisiana Eats - It's New Orleans

Its New Orleans: Louisiana Eats - May 05, 2018 05:00 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 33 ratings
John Kennedy Toole s novel A Confederacy of Dunces is internationally revered for having captured the essence and eccentricity of New Orleans and for introducing readers to its larger than life protagonist, Ignatius J. Reilly. On this week s show, we take a culinary look between the pages of the ...
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Louisiana Eats!: To Ignatius With Love - A Culinary Tribute to 'A Confederacy of Dunces' - Louisiana Eats - It's New Orleans

Its New Orleans: Louisiana Eats - May 05, 2018 05:00 - 50 minutes
John Kennedy Toole s novel A Confederacy of Dunces is internationally revered for having captured the essence and eccentricity of New Orleans and for introducing readers to its larger than life protagonist, Ignatius J. Reilly. On this week s show, we take a culinary look between the pages of the ...
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"A Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole

Novel Conversations - May 02, 2017 14:04 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 50 ratings
A Confederacy of Dunces follows the life and misadventures of Ignatius Jacques Riley, whom Walker Percy described as a "slob extraordinary, a mad Oliver Hardy, a fat Don Quixote, a perverse Thomas Aquinas rolled into one." Listen as Frank Lavallo hosts readers, Patrick Andrews and Scott Rich, f...
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A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Bowie Book Club Podcast - October 12, 2016 05:36 - 26 minutes ★★★★ - 16 ratings
This time we read the picaresque portrait of a very disturbing denzien of New Orleans - A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
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To Ignatius With Love - A Culinary Tribute To 'A Confederacy Of Dunces' - Louisiana Eats - It's New Orleans

Its New Orleans: Louisiana Eats - April 09, 2016 05:00 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 33 ratings
John Kennedy Toole s novel A Confederacy of Dunces is internationally revered for having captured the essence and eccentricity of New Orleans and for introducing readers to its larger than life protagonist, Ignatius J. Reilly. On this week s show, we take a culinary look between the pages of the ...
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To Ignatius With Love - A Culinary Tribute To 'A Confederacy Of Dunces' - Louisiana Eats - It's New Orleans

Its New Orleans: Louisiana Eats - April 09, 2016 05:00 - 50 minutes
John Kennedy Toole s novel A Confederacy of Dunces is internationally revered for having captured the essence and eccentricity of New Orleans and for introducing readers to its larger than life protagonist, Ignatius J. Reilly. On this week s show, we take a culinary look between the pages of the ...
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Ep 145 - A Confederacy of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole

Overdue - November 16, 2015 11:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
Every once in awhile you read a character study about a character who is uniquely unpleasant to study—such is the case with John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces, a thoroughly delightful book about the thoroughly repulsive Ignatius J. Reilly. Join us for a discussion of baby bi...
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Sermon 296: A Confederacy of Dunces

Madison Avenue Baptist Church Podcasts - June 14, 2015 10:00 ★★★★ - 19 ratings
June 14, 2015 by Associate Pastor Rev. B.J. Hutto, with readings from Acts 9.10-21 and I Samuel 16.1-13
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A Confederacy of Dunces

Painting Pictures with Gabriel Roberts - April 21, 2014 18:08 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 8 ratings
A post-Easter solo hodgepodge extravaganza episode featuring the mockingbird's song, the teakettle's shriek, and a guide to maintaining emotional health.
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SDBC #002 – A Confederacy Of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole

SDBC Podcast – The Drunk Book Club - March 16, 2014 11:45
Sexy Drunken Book Club #002 15/03/2014, 8:30pm. This month we look at A Confederacy Of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole. Hatred, introspection, and copious drinking of oven wine ensues.
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Cory MacLauchlin, “Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces” (Da Capo, 2012)

New Books Network - September 04, 2012 20:07 - 44 minutes ★★★★ - 78 ratings
If you’ve spent any time in New Orleans, you can appreciate the challenge of putting the city’s joie de vivre into words.However, as a New Orleans native, John Kennedy Toole was steeped in the traditions and flavor of his hometown and, therefore, uniquely qualified to write about it. His novel, ...
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Cory MacLauchlin, “Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces” (Da Capo, 2012)

New Books in Biography - September 04, 2012 20:07 - 44 minutes ★★★★ - 49 ratings
If you’ve spent any time in New Orleans, you can appreciate the challenge of putting the city’s joie de vivre into words.However, as a New Orleans native, John Kennedy Toole was steeped in the traditions and flavor of his hometown and, therefore, uniquely qualified to write about it. His novel, ...
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Cory MacLauchlin, “Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces” (Da Capo, 2012)

New Books in Literary Studies - September 04, 2012 20:07 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
If you’ve spent any time in New Orleans, you can appreciate the challenge of putting the city’s joie de vivre into words.However, as a New Orleans native, John Kennedy Toole was steeped in the traditions and flavor of his hometown and, therefore, uniquely qualified to write about it. His novel, ...
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Cory MacLauchlin, “Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces” (Da Capo, 2012)

New Books in History - September 04, 2012 20:07 - 44 minutes ★★★★ - 95 ratings
If you’ve spent any time in New Orleans, you can appreciate the challenge of putting the city’s joie de vivre into words.However, as a New Orleans native, John Kennedy Toole was steeped in the traditions and flavor of his hometown and, therefore, uniquely qualified to write about it. His novel, ...
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Cory MacLauchlin, “Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces” (Da Capo, 2012)

New Books in American Studies - September 04, 2012 20:07 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
If you’ve spent any time in New Orleans, you can appreciate the challenge of putting the city’s joie de vivre into words.However, as a New Orleans native, John Kennedy Toole was steeped in the traditions and flavor of his hometown and, therefore, uniquely qualified to write about it. His novel, ...
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Neruda #4; a confederacy of dunces; the eternal now; making chicken stock

Knox Bronson ~ Riding The Wild Bubble - November 27, 2011 21:28 - 4 minutes ★★★ - 4 ratings
Five-minute musings on music, art, books, film, & fashion. Never scripted, always real, fly on the fly.
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Neruda #4; a confederacy of dunces; the eternal now; making chicken stock

Knox Bronson ~ Riding The Wild Bubble - November 27, 2011 21:28 - 4 minutes
Five-minute musings on music, art, books, film, & fashion. Never scripted, always real, fly on the fly.
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