Jul 21, 2019
In this special episode of Audio Mullet, Mike Nelson (Rifftrax), Doug TenNapel (Earthworm Jim) and Ethan Nicolle (Axe Cop) are joined by one of their personal heroes, the president and founder of the American Chesterton Society, Mr. Dale Ahlquist.
Ever wondered what is up with the Chesterton obsession? This episode is all about GK and why his writing remains so important to so many people.
The Chesterton Society: https://www.chesterton.org
Ahlquist's essay "Who Is This Guy And Why Haven't I Heard Of Him?": https://www.chesterton.org/who-is-this-guy/
The Apostle of Common Sense: https://www.chesterton.org/shop/apostle-of-common-sense/
Common Sense 101 - Lessons From GK Chesterton: https://www.chesterton.org/shop/common-sense-101/
Where to start reading Chesterton? Chesterton was an essayist, so it is smart to start out reading some of his most popular essays. There is an excellent collection of Chesterton essays called In Defense of Sanity which was a favorite in our Chesterton reading group: https://www.chesterton.org/shop/in-defense-of-sanity/
Chesterton's most popular faith-based work is Orthodoxy: https://www.chesterton.org/shop/orthodoxy-dover/
Orthodoxy is a follow up to a book criticizing the contemporary thinkers of his time, titled Heretics: https://www.chesterton.org/shop/heretics/
Other books mentioned...
What's Wrong With The World: https://www.chesterton.org/shop/whats-wrong-with-the-world-2/
Tremendous Trifles: https://www.chesterton.org/shop/tremendous-trifles/
Recommended Chesterton social media...
The Chesterton Society on Twitter: https://twitter.com/chestertonsoc
GKCdaily on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gkcdaily?lang=en
GKCdaily on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gkcdaily/?hl=en