Ian, Greg, and Stan discuss the recent awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich. Then they debate how much we should care about literary prizes in the first place. Later in the episode, the gang discusses their favorite banned books, because banned books week wasn't too long ago. Incidentally, Greg manages to set a new record for longest series of technical difficulties at the start of the episode. Be amazed!