An Unexpected
Literary Podcast

Every week, host Adam Sockel interviews a popular member of the literary world about their passions beyond what they're known for. These longform, relaxed conversations show listeners a new side of some of their favorite content creators as well as provide insight into the things that inspire their work.

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Introducing: Passions & Prologues

Every week, host Adam Sockel interviews a popular member of the literary world about their passions beyond what their known for. These longform, relaxed conversations show listeners a new side of some of their favorite content creators as well as provide insight into the things that inspire their work.

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CosPlay like a champion with Ryan La Sala

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The internet’s Ryan La Sala, author of massive books like Reverie, Be Dazzled, and the new The Honeys, is this week’s guest!...
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It's all about the layers with Julia Whelan

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On episode three of Passions & Prologues, Julia Whelan chats with Adam about her unique passion- packing for vacation!...
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Kermit in the chaos with Brad Meltzer

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On the second episode of Passions & Prologues, Brad Meltzer joins the podcast to discuss a passion that he and Adam share- THE MUPPETS!...
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Lifting heavy things with Mallory O'Meara

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On the first episode of Passions & Prologues, Adam brings on his good friend Mallory O'Meara to talk about her passion for powerlifting!...
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