Whether you pronounce it Conan (like in co-author) or Conan (like in con-man) the fact that Robert E. Howard's most famous literary creation has become an enduring icon in culture -- both through the original writings and the many spinoff comic books and movies -- is indisputable. Tonight we start where it all began; we read and discuss the first three Conan stories in the order in which Howard wrote them.
The Phoenix on the Sword
The Frost Giant's Daughter
The God in the Bowl
Join us and our two guests, Mike and Dennis, as we dissect the barbarian's early adventures and start to unravel the mystery of his appeal.