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"Elton Reads A Book A Week", a comedy podcast about Elton discussing a random book he's read, plus an ongoing radio show thing. Sort of. An episode could have death, time travel, séances, talking cars, Diedrich Bader, who knows! WARNING: it's also explicit, dark, and twisted at times. Check it out. Share it! Thank you. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
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Freddie Mercury considered one of the greatest frontmen of all was the living embodiment of excess. He lived his life moving at the speed of light, but the world, a disease, and fate would bring it to a tragic end. Join Elton as he tries to lighten the mood using one of rock & roll history's greatest and unfortunate son's lives.   From Freddie's birth to Queen's birth, part 1 of the wild life of Freddie Mercury, come for the insanity; stay for the tragedy! Plus, an uncomfortable amount of dick jokes. What more could you ask for? Less? Maybe less..that might be reasonable. Thank you for listening. If you enjoyed this episode please consider leaving a five-star review on your favorite podcast provider. It really helps a lot. Oh, and follow it on social media, just search for: "Elton Reads A Book A Week" EMAIL: eltonreadsabookaweek@gmail.com CONTRIBUTE TO THE POD HERE:  https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek Elegant Classical Piano Waltz by MusicLFiles Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7938-elegant-classical-piano-waltz License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Valse Gymnopedie by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7928-valse-gymnopedie License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Grand Dark Waltz Trio Vivace by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7924-grand-dark-waltz-trio-vivace License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Soft Interlude by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7766-soft-interlude License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Piano In Blues by MusicLFiles Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7495-piano-in-blues License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Comic Plodding by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3533-comic-plodding License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
It's the end of the world as the 80s knew it and they feel...apocalyptic! Listen as Elton gets to know "Mister Touch" and his rough band of New Yorkers as they battle a pandemic. Plus, survival tips! Contribute here: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week and here: https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek Samba Isobel by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4316-samba-isobel License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Jazzy Comping 1 by Agnese Valmaggia Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7330-jazzy-comping-1 License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Jazz In The Soul by MusicLFiles Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6334-jazz-in-the-soul License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Chilled by Sascha Ende® Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/117-chilled License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
Steve Martin, The New York art world, Ice Cube, and 90s gangsta rap Pokemon; what do they have in common? This episode is what! "An Object of Beauty" may just be the single greatest book in the history of books that aren't listed as great books. Is that a confusing exaggeration? Yes, maybe, you tell me. In this episode, you'll get the low down on Steve Martin, his novel, and how Jesus felt about having a crucified figurine of himself submerged in urine, and so much more. Listen for the funny, stay for the accidental knowledge gain.  A special thanks to Diedrich Bader for making this episode possible.  Contribute here: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week AND HERE: https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek Follow the pod on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and more! Just search for "Elton Reads A Book A Week" and click the follow button. THANK YOU! Email: eltonreadsabookaweek@gmail.com On Hold For You by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6928-on-hold-for-you License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Sidewalk Shade - slower by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4353-sidewalk-shade---slower License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Jazzy Comping 1 by Agnese Valmaggia Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7330-jazzy-comping-1 License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
Using "So, THAT Happened: A Memoir by Jon Cryer", we'll get into Jon Cryer's life and various pseudo feuds with other celebrities in this surprisingly sexually euphemism-filled episode of Elton Reads A Book A Week. Join Elton as he explores the inner workings of Jon Cryer, the famous Hollywood actor extraordinaire. He leaves no page unturned in the pursuit of understanding Jon Cryer's one-sided celebrity battles with Robert Downey Jr., Matthew Broderick, and, of course, Charlie Sheen.   Plus, there's a hooker story. Everybody loves a good hooker story. Thank you so very much for listening. If you liked it, please leave a 5-star review with your podcast provider. It really helps a lot. Thanks again. Support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week Follow the podcast here: twitter.com/eltonreadsalot facebook.com/eltonreadstoomuch instagram.com/eltonreadsabookaweek/ Contact Elton here: eltonreadsabookaweek@gmail.com Buy the book here: https://www.amazon.com/So-That-Happened-Jon-Cryer/dp/0451472365/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1617704477&sr=8-1 Credits: Backbay Lounge by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3408-backbay-lounge License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license George Street Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3800-george-street-shuffle License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Airport Lounge by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3347-airport-lounge License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
Take a trip through the strange world of male sexuality with Elton as he tries to navigate why men defer to their genitals, sex cults for old people, and why men think they're the best sex-ed teachers. Plus, a wasp loving doctor makes it all possible? In this episode, Elton slips down the sexy, sweaty spine of "American Sexual Behavior and the Kinsey Report, a rundown of the most famous sex study man has ever performed on himself! Wander through the world of male sexuality and maybe answer a few questions you've had or didn't know you had or didn't know you wanted to know...you had. Plus,...masturbation talk! Who doesn't love a touchy-feely episode about self-touching and feeling?  Now, imagine it's funny instead of touchy-feely. EVEN BETTER! Enjoy. Listen, review, share, thank you, thank you... CONTRIBUTE TO THE PODCAST HERE: https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek and here: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week Contributions go back into the podcast so I can crank them out quicker and better! Thank you! ALL THE WONDERFUL MUSIC IS BY KEVIN MACLEOD, visit him and his wonderful friends here: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/ All the "Elton Reads A Book A Week" social media, follow 'em all to keep up to date on the next episode release, new books, wallowing depression, etc., etc.: https://www.facebook.com/EltonReadsTooMuch/ https://twitter.com/eltonreadsalot https://www.instagram.com/eltonreadsabookaweek/ https://www.tiktok.com/@eltonreadsabook https://www.twitch.tv/erabaw --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
An actor that was so great people were afraid he might inspire Al Capone to murder and turn Americans into communists; Edward G. Robinson. In this episode, we'll learn what it takes to make it as an actor in a world that screams "Hell no, ugly!", that some old movies have sketchy titles and the importance of Edward's "third leg". [And a "mummer" is an actor in a traditional masked mime, especially of a type associated with Christmas and popular in England in the 18th and early 19th centuries.] Don't forget that the movie playlist can be found on the Elton Reads A Book A Week Twitter page. Thank you for listening. Be sure to give the podcast a five-star rating and review! ALL MUSIC BY KEVIN MACLEOD @ https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/ CONTRIBUTE HERE: https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week Cash app tag--->$EltonEdgar THE SOCIAL MEDIA: https://www.facebook.com/EltonReadsTooMuch/ https://twitter.com/Eltonreadsalot https://www.instagram.com/eltonreadsabookaweek/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
Elton finds out a little bit more about the how's and why's of his travels in time (hey, that rhymed...and that did too!) Plus, Dean Koontz's time travel rules are right (well, some of them).  Part 2 of the "Lightning" by Dean Koontz episode. After talking about the book Elton converses with the stranger that appeared before him in part one. As it happens, he knows a lot about somethings, some about other things, and confuses the hell out of everything else. Who the f*ck is he? He's the Count of Saint Germain, a fellow accidental time traveler. He's also a real historical figure. Seriously, look him up on Google. Apparently, he's immortal and is rumored to be older than your Mom's wooden dildo. OOHHHHHhhh, I went there! Ahhh...heh...yeah...but, seriously, if your Mom does in fact have a wooden dildo, you may want to talk to her about it. That's not very sanitary. She's begging for an infection. Oh, and I have my first call in from a sexy assed listener named Viking Power.  SUPPORT THE PODCAST, YOU FANTASTIC MOTHER F*CKER YOU! >https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek >https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week AND/OR GIVE THE PODCAST A FIVE STAR RATING AND A REVIEW WHERE EVER YOU GET/GOT THE PODCAST FROM! It only takes a few seconds and every little bit helps. It really does.  THANK YOU! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
What if your life was, literally, supposed to be different? What if you had a "guardian angel" that was real...and never aged? Dean Koontz can answer those questions and in this two-part episode, Elton gets into the life of Dean Koontz and his book "Lightning" to find those answers...and also find out why he's been jumping around in time himself. This is part one of, what turned out to be, a two-part episode. This thing just got away from me. I should have cut this down more, but...hell. Next time, I'll be more brutal. The second part for this should be out shortly (I'm editing it now).  Here are the contribution links I talked about! With you onboard, everything goes quicker and better. Thanks, ahead of time. https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week Oh, and Cash App if that's your thing: $EltonEdgar Don't have the cash flow? Not a problem. Please like, share, and review this podcast where ever you get your podcasting podcasted from. It helps out more than you can imagine. Thank you so very, very much. BreakintheClouds by Lilo Sound Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5994-breakintheclouds License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Faster Does It by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3741-faster-does-it License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Loopster by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4991-loopster License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Night In Venice by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5763-night-in-venice License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Opportunity Walks by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4173-opportunity-walks License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Study And Relax by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
"UFOs The Public Deceived" by Philip J. Klass, a book hell-bent on ripping UFOlogists a new a**hole, takes apart UFO claims, but is that all?  Elton's journey into thrift books takes him into the rollercoaster world of debunking UFOs. Venture into the world of UFOlogists, the book, the aliens, the opportunists, and lies. Plus, there's an alien at the end of this boo--...podcast!  Thanks for listening. If you enjoy this episode, please leave a review for it via your podcast provider. It helps, so, so, so much. Thanks again. Bossa of Margie by MusicLFiles Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6167-bossa-of-margie-instrumental License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Airport Lounge by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3347-airport-lounge License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Cocktails And Lobsters by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4791-cocktails-and-lobsters License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ George Street Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3800-george-street-shuffle License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Backbay Lounge by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3408-backbay-lounge License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
Time Traveling Elton (Titty) arrives in time to play substitute on the episode for "Successful Living", a book (that's not a book) produced by an accredited college funded by a radio televangelist apocalypse prophet,  to help improve lives...1970s style. It's best to not dwell on it...or you could get cancer while having a heart attack. If you enjoy this episode, please share, rate and/or review it wherever you get your podcasts! I'd be ever, ever so thankful. If you enjoy it so much you want to help it out, contact me on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, just search for "Elton Reads A Book A Week" Finally, really, really enjoy it and want to do more, you can contribute here: patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek or anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week You're amazing! Thank you for listening! Seriously. Monkoto by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4072-monkoto License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Bossa Antigua by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3454-bossa-antigua License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Cocktails And Lobsters by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4791-cocktails-and-lobsters License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Kool Kats by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3956-kool-kats License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Apero Hour by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3375-apero-hour License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
Sorry, I didn't think the audio in the last version was good enough. I messed with it and hopefully, it's better. Sorry about that, folks. Elton talks about "Living History" by Hillary Rodham Clinton while trying to remain apolitical, gets help from the Angel of Death, and uses a future recording from space to get an episode.  Poor Ensign Swift. Rate & Review this podcast wherever you get your podcasts from. Sharing it with a friend is great too, thanks. If you want to contribute to the podcast's production (which would be phenomenal) feel free to do so here (and we'll be bestest friends forever): https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek Email Elton here: eltonreadsabookaweek@gmail.com Twitter here: https://twitter.com/eltonreadsalot Insta--insta--Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/eltonreadsabookaweek/ Facebookin' here: https://www.facebook.com/EltonReadsTooMuch/ Acid Trumpet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3340-acid-trumpet License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Covert Affair by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3558-covert-affair License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Supernatural by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4446-supernatural License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
What's wrong with marrying a time traveler? Elton breaks down Audrey Niffenegger's legendary debut while also confronting a time-traveling version of himself. Get ready for some 80s era stripper talk, literal self-loathing, and what may or may not be a "hoot" in this self-aware episode of Elton Reads A Book A Week. If you like "Elton Reads A Book A Week" be sure to tell a friend and/or review it wherever you get it from. It helps more than you know. Thanks. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
Elton hits the bar to drown a depressing night when, while there he meets a mysterious man who wants to discuss a book he's recently read, all the while concealing his...true intentions. Music by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com/) Additional music by Unheard Music Concepts (www.unheardmusicconcepts.com) License: CC BY  (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
Abducted, tied to a chair to wake up in a dank warehouse in the middle of nowhere can be tough, especially when being interrogated via speaker about a Pete Townshend book you'd recently read. Pete Townshend is the legendary guitar player for the band 'The Who' of course, and the person tied to the chair...is Elton. Will he live? Will he die? Will he piss off a cantankerous comic book like super villain enough to be murdered all bloody like? (Was that not mentioned? No? Dammit, these descriptions are always so difficult. Seriously, does anyone read them? If you've read this far, chime in that you do in fact read this by Tweeting or Facebook commenting or Instagram [ing?], because I don't think anyone...DAMMIT I'm rambling. Back to it--) LISTEN AND FIND OUT RIGHT HERE ON "ELTON READS A BOOK A WEEK!" *cough--cough* That kinda hurt. Acknowledgment of where the power of music really lies: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Thunder Dreams" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io "I Knew a Guy" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Black Vortex" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Satiate" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Ghost Processional" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
"The Science of Evil" by Simon Baron-Cohen, a psychology book about "lack of empathy" being interpreted as "evil" that was so good, it inspired a game show that tortures a contestant with farts, hornets, and much, much more. Oh, and it's spelled "Rikishi", so feel free to Google...and be...AMAZED. I'd also like to thank Nate Winters for the writing help. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
 In this episode, Elton talks to kids, the Angel of Death, and Ed Sullivan himself to discover why Ed's Christmas book is so oddly morbid and death-ridden. So, you know, it's a family episode, but for adults; adults with death issues...and Christmas. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
This episode is about The Founding Fathers, a time traveling jack-in-the-box invented by Benjamin Franklin, and a bong. Yep. No joke. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
Elton uses his depreciated cunning, lack of wit, and The Reader's Digest Legal Question & Answer Book to construct a sound legal defense, in hopes of fending off imprisonment...for a crime he may--or may not have commited. "Hard Boiled" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ "Lobby Time" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
ERABAW - Episode 006 - Judy Garland by Anne Edwards A painfully good book about the life, consumption, and death of Judy Garland I found on a shelf in a Goodwill store. The perfect read for traffic jams, Coors Light commercial shoots, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. https://www.facebook.com/EltonReadsTooMuch/ https://twitter.com/Eltonreadsalot https://www.instagram.com/eltonreadsabookaweek/ https://soundcloud.com/eltonreadsabookaweek https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
ERABAW - Episode 005 - Tower of Basel by Adam Lebor A crazy book about an actual secret bank that...may just rule the world. https://www.patreon.com/eltonreadsabookaweek https://www.facebook.com/EltonReadsTooMuch/ https://www.instagram.com/eltonreadsabookaweek/ https://twitter.com/eltonreadsalot --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elton-reads-a-book-a-week/support
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