The Divined Comedy

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Synopsis

THE ONLY DANTE PODCAST YOU'LL EVER NEED, OSTENSIBLY. Abandon all hope as Paul Cantrell & David Fountain discuss The Divine Comedy one canto at a time.

Episodes

  • 77 - Gettin' Sunny - Paradiso X

    08/02/2018

    In which David and Paul ascend to the sun. Abandon all hope as they discuss the Stanley Hotel, ghosts vs. ghouls, Slimer's situation, safety meetings, the war on cash, the grandfather paradox, wives in Heaven, Thomas Aquinas, "celestial cross-pollination," and Paul loses a bet, like immediately. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 76 - Gettin' Weird - Paradiso IX

    08/12/2017

    In which David and Paul get weird. Abandon all hope as they discuss Reefer Madness, scandals, swaddling, newscasters, a soccer move, a wrestling move, bar industry security reform, My Darling Atlanta, a trip to the drive-in, sonic weaponry, Rahab, The Rock, and racism. We'll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 75 - Gettin' Hammered - Paradiso VIII

    16/11/2017

    In which David and Paul get into Charles "The Hammer" Martel. Abandon all hope as they discuss famous INFPs, inventive sauces, the wrong Charles Martel, the right Ernest Jones, and David gives Paul a personality test. We'll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 74 - Gettin’ Back Into It (Again!) - Paradiso VII

    09/11/2017

    In which David and Paul get back into it again! Abandon all hope as they discuss San Francisco, laugh tracks, MTV, "Andy Semitism," “the odds,” the Great Lakes, Mustache!, The Big Chill, a party in Pacifica, an encounter with a literary agent, a Borscht Belt bit, Bruce Banner, Blumenberg on Barabbas, and ostensibly, Dante. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 73 - Gettin' Great - Paradiso VI

    04/10/2017

    In which David and Paul get great. Abandon all hope as they discuss their latest exploits, a recent Koden Show at Creature Comforts Brewery, the word “Great,” Paul’s Affable Largesse, David’s Ostensible Fugue State, the Sassy Traffic Cop trope, the Birk and Sanders translation, more Rilke translations, Justinian, "McHammer,” more Family Matters, and David’s Mariachi Moment. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 72 - Gettin' Lit(erary)! - Paradiso V

    08/09/2017

    In which David and Paul get lit(erary)! Abandon all hope as they discuss a recent wedding, a Braves game, an auto accident, Hamlet, Teodolinda Barolini's "Divine Pawn Shop," vows in Leviticus 27, Jephthah, Iphigenia and the Goddess of the Hunt, Plato's Timaeus, Stay Puft vs. John Jones, paralysis of choice, The Rock*A*Teens, Beatrice's beauty, and a Rilke poem for Labor Day. Don't turn your back on your boys! We'll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 71 - Gettin’ Eclipsed - Paradiso IV

    24/08/2017

    In which David and Paul get eclipsed. Abandon all hope as they discuss the recent eclipse, bee stings, the Book of Daniel, sci-fi simulacra, “Ethical Quandaries,” times of the day, Ghostbusters, David’s recent Twitter exploits, absolute will vs. relative will, and ostensibly, Dante. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 70 - Gettin’ Back into It - Paradiso III

    17/08/2017

    In which David and Paul get back into it after a week off. Abandon all hope as they discuss Lake Lanier vs. Atlantis, Hawaiian shirts, Armageddon trivia, Paul's recent birthday dinner, Piccarda Donati, pint pots vs. quart pots, the days of the week, Seventh Heaven vs. Cloud Nine, and much more! We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 69 - Gettin’ Lunar - Paradiso II

    03/08/2017

    In which David and Paul go to the moon! Abandon all hope as they discuss Big Money, Steely Dan, acclaimed lyricist Will Jennings, more leisure, birthdays, pool time, DeBarge, Toto Pandora, the moon landing, and ostensibly, Dante. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 68 - Gettin’ into Paradiso with Keeley Fountain - Paradiso I

    27/07/2017

    In which David and Paul get into Paradiso with Keeley Fountain! Abandon all hope as they discuss an unexpected WWII anecdote in Baltimore, sundry fish, 80s villain attire and the leisure class, salmon shorts, Yacht Rock vs. Dad Rock, Escape the Room, and how Heaven works. We’ll see you in Heaven! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 67 - Gettin' the Hell Outta Purgatory with Keeley Fountain - Purgatorio XXIII

    12/07/2017

    In which David and Paul get the Hell outta Purgatory with Keeley Fountain! Abandon all hope as they discuss The Keepers, Serial, The Wire, money and geography, Key West, Flat Earth vs. Hollow Earth, and the end of Purgatorio. We'll see you in Heaven! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 66 - Gettin’ Revelatory with Keeley Fountain - Purgatorio XXXII

    05/07/2017

    In which David and Paul get revelatory with Keeley Fountain. Abandon all hope as they discuss even more Tinder, personal prejudices, Mr. Mister, what trust really means, and wait this one ends with the Giant and the Whore? We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 65 - Gettin’ Berated with Keeley Fountain - Purgatorio XXXI

    22/06/2017

    In which David and Paul get berated along with Keeley Fountain. Abandon all hope as they discuss Tinder, "Nintendo Thumb," The Salt of Life, "Gianni Beantoast," Lactaid in Italy, "Oh Yeah," McGruff the Crime Dog, potential sponsors, and Beatrice absolutely berates Dante. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 64 - Gettin’ Into Beatrice 2: Back in the Habit with Keeley Fountain - Purgatorio XXX

    15/06/2017

    In which David and Paul get back into Beatrice with Keeley Fountain! Abandon all hope as they discuss sodium, Salt Life, No Fear, San Pellegrino, tonight's Write Club event, and ostensibly, Dante. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 63 - Gettin’ Griffin - Purgatorio XXIX

    07/06/2017

    In which David and Paul get griffin? Abandon all hope as they discuss David's big news, how sleep works, fonts vs. instruments, theater-going, "market price," Huey Lewis, "Hugh Roller," and "Christ the Griffin." We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 62 - Gettin’ Super Into It - Purgatorio XXVIII

    31/05/2017

    In which David and Paul get super into it. Abandon all hope as they discuss Waltzing Matilda, Lucifer's Fall, Lethe and forgetfulness, Edenic breezes and work, "Glycerine,” and ostensibly, Dante. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 61 - Gettin' Cremated - Purgatorio XXVII

    24/05/2017

    In which David and Paul unexpectedly have a Very Special Episode. Abandon all hope as they discuss cremation, leave-taking, Dorothy Sayers, "coactus volui," "Edenic complacency," endings, and Virgil’s last words to Dante. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 60 - Gettin' Back Into It with Keeley Fountain - Purgatorio XXVI

    11/05/2017

    In which David and Paul get back into it with Keeley Fountain! Abandon all hope as they discuss strong and weak verbs, the Platonic Haircut, the Meno paradox, the Harlem Globetrotters, T-shirt endorsements, and just what exactly is afoot on the Terrace of the Lusty. We’ll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 59 - Gettin' Into Physical - Purgatorio XXV

    03/05/2017

    In which David and Paul get into physical with Statius. Abandon all hope as they discuss a Robert Deniro sighting, how blood circulation works, the birds and the bees, the Armageddon podcast, Fire Walk With Me, boycotts, vaccines, and ostensibly, Dante. We'll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place

  • 58 - Gettin’ Rocky - Purgatorio XXIV

    26/04/2017

    In which David and Paul get rocky on that crag. Abandon all hope as they discuss The Internet, free stuff, Mount Olympus, Meteora, eels, Gideon, Rocky Raccoon, gin, Tantalus, the Nickelodeon show "Guts,” and somehow even more centaurs! We'll see you in Hell! Theme song: "Hell on You" by An English Place