Just the Best Literature

Hosted by Dennis Leap

Just the Best Literature inspires you to not only read printed books, but to read only the best books. Besides books, host Dennis Leap will lead discussions on other current literature such as essays and important articles.

#293: Winston Smith Reads Emanuel Goldstein’s Book, Part 2

Aired Monday, September 26, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   30 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and special guest Grant Turgeon continue their discussion of the book within the book 1984, by George Orwell. Goldstein’s book is Orwell’s prescient way to explain the flaws of socialism. They discuss socialism as a religion, Big Brother as a god, and the need to rewrite history.

#292: Winston Smith Reads Emanuel Goldstein’s Book, Part 1

Aired Monday, September 19, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   31 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and special guest Grant Turgeon discuss the book within the book 1984, by George Orwell. Goldstein’s book is Orwell’s prescient way to explain the flaws of socialism that are quickly becoming prevalent in Western society today. They discuss how socialism manipulates the war among the classes of people to gain and keep power.

#291: Final Thoughts on Orwell’s Animal Farm

Aired Monday, September 12, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   32 minutes

Host Dennis Leap shows why George Orwell’s classic tale Animal Farm is not a children’s story. He encourages every adult to read it. Why? This short fable clearly explains how the radical left is taking over our nations today.

#290: A Quick Trip to Orwell’s Animal Farm, Part 3

Aired Tuesday, September 6, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   30 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, along with special S.E.P. camper guests Aiden, Issac, Heidi, Nicole and Michal, discuss the final five chapters of George Orwell’s creative and humorous classic fable, Animal Farm.

#289: A Quick Trip to Orwell’s Animal Farm, Part 2

Aired Monday, August 29, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   29 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, along with special S.E.P. camper guests Aiden, Issac, Heidi and Nicole, discuss the first five chapters of George Orwell’s creative and humorous classic fable, Animal Farm.

#288: A Quick Trip to Orwell’s Animal Farm, Part 1

Aired Monday, August 22, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   29 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses why he’s interrupting discussion of Orwell’s classic 1984 to discuss his creative and humorous classic fable Animal Farm.

#287: 1984 'Book 2': Winston, Julia and O’Brien, Part 2

Aired Monday, August 15, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   30 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and guests Deborah Leap and Emma Moore discuss the characters Winston, Julia and O’Brien and their prescient symbolic relevance to today’s current events.

#286: 1984 “Book 2”: Winston, Julia and O’Brien, Part 1

Aired Monday, August 8, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   27 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and guests Deborah Leap and Emma Moore discuss the unique aspects of the characters Winston, Julia and O’Brien.

#285: 1984: The World of Winston Smith, Part 2

Aired Monday, August 1, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   30 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and guests Grant Turgeon and James Brandon discuss highlights from Book 1 of George Orwell’s classic novel 1984. They discuss Winston Smith’s job in the Ministry of Truth, modern media’s use of fake news, lying permitted on television, Newspeak and the control of others’ thoughts, activist journalists, Syme and the elimination of classic literature, and the people closest to Winston: O’Brien, Julia, Katharine and the Parsons.

#284: 1984: The World of Winston Smith, Part 1

Aired Monday, July 25, 2022   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   26 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and guests Grant Turgeon and James Brandon discuss highlights from Book 1 of George Orwell’s classic novel 1984. Topics discussed include telescreens, Winston’s diary, propaganda, the destruction of language, the two minutes of hate, and today’s mainstream news.