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Elton Reads A Book A Week

Elton Reads A Book A Week

By Elton Edgar
"Elton Reads A Book A Week", a comedy podcast about Elton discussing a random book he's read, plus an ongoing radio show thing. Sort of. An episode could have death, time travel, séances, talking cars, Diedrich Bader, who knows! WARNING: it's also explicit, dark, and twisted at times. Check it out. Share it! Thank you.
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American Sexual Behavior and the Kinsey Report by Morris L. Ernst and David Loth
Take a trip through the strange world of male sexuality with Elton as he tries to navigate why men defer to their genitals, sex cults for old people, and why men think they're the best sex-ed teachers. Plus, a wasp loving doctor makes it all possible? In this episode, Elton slips down the sexy, sweaty spine of "American Sexual Behavior and the Kinsey Report, a rundown of the most famous sex study man has ever performed on himself! Wander through the world of male sexuality and maybe answer a few questions you've had or didn't know you had or didn't know you wanted to had. Plus,...masturbation talk! Who doesn't love a touchy-feely episode about self-touching and feeling?  Now, imagine it's funny instead of touchy-feely. EVEN BETTER! Enjoy. Listen, review, share, thank you, thank you... CONTRIBUTE TO THE PODCAST HERE: and here: Contributions go back into the podcast so I can crank them out quicker and better! Thank you! ALL THE WONDERFUL MUSIC IS BY KEVIN MACLEOD, visit him and his wonderful friends here: All the "Elton Reads A Book A Week" social media, follow 'em all to keep up to date on the next episode release, new books, wallowing depression, etc., etc.:
January 22, 2021
The Cinema of Edward G. Robinson
An actor that was so great people were afraid he might inspire Al Capone to murder and turn Americans into communists; Edward G. Robinson. In this episode, we'll learn what it takes to make it as an actor in a world that screams "Hell no, ugly!", that some old movies have sketchy titles and the importance of Edward's "third leg". [And a "mummer" is an actor in a traditional masked mime, especially of a type associated with Christmas and popular in England in the 18th and early 19th centuries.] Don't forget that the movie playlist can be found on the Elton Reads A Book A Week Twitter page. Thank you for listening. Be sure to give the podcast a five-star rating and review! ALL MUSIC BY KEVIN MACLEOD @ CONTRIBUTE HERE: Cash app tag--->$EltonEdgar THE SOCIAL MEDIA:
October 20, 2020
Lightning by Dean Koontz (Part Two)
Elton finds out a little bit more about the how's and why's of his travels in time (hey, that rhymed...and that did too!) Plus, Dean Koontz's time travel rules are right (well, some of them).  Part 2 of the "Lightning" by Dean Koontz episode. After talking about the book Elton converses with the stranger that appeared before him in part one. As it happens, he knows a lot about somethings, some about other things, and confuses the hell out of everything else. Who the f*ck is he? He's the Count of Saint Germain, a fellow accidental time traveler. He's also a real historical figure. Seriously, look him up on Google. Apparently, he's immortal and is rumored to be older than your Mom's wooden dildo. OOHHHHHhhh, I went there! Ahhh...heh...yeah...but, seriously, if your Mom does in fact have a wooden dildo, you may want to talk to her about it. That's not very sanitary. She's begging for an infection. Oh, and I have my first call in from a sexy assed listener named Viking Power.  SUPPORT THE PODCAST, YOU FANTASTIC MOTHER F*CKER YOU! > > AND/OR GIVE THE PODCAST A FIVE STAR RATING AND A REVIEW WHERE EVER YOU GET/GOT THE PODCAST FROM! It only takes a few seconds and every little bit helps. It really does.  THANK YOU!
October 5, 2020
Lightning by Dean Koontz (Part One)
What if your life was, literally, supposed to be different? What if you had a "guardian angel" that was real...and never aged? Dean Koontz can answer those questions and in this two-part episode, Elton gets into the life of Dean Koontz and his book "Lightning" to find those answers...and also find out why he's been jumping around in time himself. This is part one of, what turned out to be, a two-part episode. This thing just got away from me. I should have cut this down more, but...hell. Next time, I'll be more brutal. The second part for this should be out shortly (I'm editing it now).  Here are the contribution links I talked about! With you onboard, everything goes quicker and better. Thanks, ahead of time. Oh, and Cash App if that's your thing: $EltonEdgar Don't have the cash flow? Not a problem. Please like, share, and review this podcast where ever you get your podcasting podcasted from. It helps out more than you can imagine. Thank you so very, very much. BreakintheClouds by Lilo Sound Link: License: Faster Does It by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Loopster by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Night In Venice by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Opportunity Walks by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Study And Relax by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:
September 20, 2020
UFOs The Public Deceived by Philip J. Klass
"UFOs The Public Deceived" by Philip J. Klass, a book hell-bent on ripping UFOlogists a new a**hole, takes apart UFO claims, but is that all?  Elton's journey into thrift books takes him into the rollercoaster world of debunking UFOs. Venture into the world of UFOlogists, the book, the aliens, the opportunists, and lies. Plus, there's an alien at the end of this boo--...podcast!  Thanks for listening. If you enjoy this episode, please leave a review for it via your podcast provider. It helps, so, so, so much. Thanks again. Bossa of Margie by MusicLFiles Link: License: Airport Lounge by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Cocktails And Lobsters by Alexander Nakarada Link: License: George Street Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Backbay Lounge by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:
June 1, 2020
Successful Living by The A.I.C.F.
Time Traveling Elton (Titty) arrives in time to play substitute on the episode for "Successful Living", a book (that's not a book) produced by an accredited college funded by a radio televangelist apocalypse prophet,  to help improve lives...1970s style. It's best to not dwell on it...or you could get cancer while having a heart attack. If you enjoy this episode, please share, rate and/or review it wherever you get your podcasts! I'd be ever, ever so thankful. If you enjoy it so much you want to help it out, contact me on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, just search for "Elton Reads A Book A Week" Finally, really, really enjoy it and want to do more, you can contribute here: or You're amazing! Thank you for listening! Seriously. Monkoto by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Bossa Antigua by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Cocktails And Lobsters by Alexander Nakarada Link: License: Kool Kats by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Apero Hour by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:
April 12, 2020
Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton (Again!)
Sorry, I didn't think the audio in the last version was good enough. I messed with it and hopefully, it's better. Sorry about that, folks. Elton talks about "Living History" by Hillary Rodham Clinton while trying to remain apolitical, gets help from the Angel of Death, and uses a future recording from space to get an episode.  Poor Ensign Swift. Rate & Review this podcast wherever you get your podcasts from. Sharing it with a friend is great too, thanks. If you want to contribute to the podcast's production (which would be phenomenal) feel free to do so here (and we'll be bestest friends forever): Email Elton here: Twitter here: Insta--insta--Instagram here: Facebookin' here: Acid Trumpet by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Covert Affair by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Supernatural by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:
March 20, 2020
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
What's wrong with marrying a time traveler? Elton breaks down Audrey Niffenegger's legendary debut while also confronting a time-traveling version of himself. Get ready for some 80s era stripper talk, literal self-loathing, and what may or may not be a "hoot" in this self-aware episode of Elton Reads A Book A Week. If you like "Elton Reads A Book A Week" be sure to tell a friend and/or review it wherever you get it from. It helps more than you know. Thanks.
February 27, 2020
The Tizard Mission by Stephen Phelps
Elton hits the bar to drown a depressing night when, while there he meets a mysterious man who wants to discuss a book he's recently read, all the while concealing his...true intentions. Music by Kevin MacLeod ( Additional music by Unheard Music Concepts ( License: CC BY  (
November 11, 2019
Who I Am by Pete Townshend
Abducted, tied to a chair to wake up in a dank warehouse in the middle of nowhere can be tough, especially when being interrogated via speaker about a Pete Townshend book you'd recently read. Pete Townshend is the legendary guitar player for the band 'The Who' of course, and the person tied to the Elton. Will he live? Will he die? Will he piss off a cantankerous comic book like super villain enough to be murdered all bloody like? (Was that not mentioned? No? Dammit, these descriptions are always so difficult. Seriously, does anyone read them? If you've read this far, chime in that you do in fact read this by Tweeting or Facebook commenting or Instagram [ing?], because I don't think anyone...DAMMIT I'm rambling. Back to it--) LISTEN AND FIND OUT RIGHT HERE ON "ELTON READS A BOOK A WEEK!" *cough--cough* That kinda hurt. Acknowledgment of where the power of music really lies: Music from "Thunder Dreams" by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY ( Music from "I Knew a Guy" by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY ( Music from "Black Vortex" by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY ( Music from "Satiate" by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY ( Music from "Ghost Processional" by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY (
October 18, 2019
The Science of Evil by Simon Baron-Cohen
 "The Science of Evil" by Simon Baron-Cohen, a psychology book about "lack of empathy" being interpreted as "evil" that was so good, it inspired a game show that tortures a contestant with farts, hornets, and much, much more. Oh, and it's spelled "Rikishi", so feel free to Google...and be...AMAZED. I'd also like to thank Nate Winters for the writing help.
April 15, 2019
ERABAW - Episode 009 - Christmas with Ed Sullivan by Ed Sullivan
 In this episode, Elton talks to kids, the Angel of Death, and Ed Sullivan himself to discover why Ed's Christmas book is so oddly morbid and death-ridden. So, you know, it's a family episode, but for adults; adults with death issues...and Christmas.
March 4, 2019
The Bill of Rights: Opposing Viewpoints
This episode is about The Founding Fathers, a time traveling jack-in-the-box invented by Benjamin Franklin, and a bong. Yep. No joke.
December 28, 2018
The Reader's Digest Legal Question & Answer Book
Elton uses his depreciated cunning, lack of wit, and The Reader's Digest Legal Question & Answer Book to construct a sound legal defense, in hopes of fending off imprisonment...for a crime he may--or may not have commited. "Hard Boiled" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License "Lobby Time" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
August 1, 2018
Judy Garland by Anne Edwards
ERABAW - Episode 006 - Judy Garland by Anne Edwards A painfully good book about the life, consumption, and death of Judy Garland I found on a shelf in a Goodwill store. The perfect read for traffic jams, Coors Light commercial shoots, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs.
May 19, 2018
ERABAW - Episode 005 - Tower of Basel by Adam Lebor
ERABAW - Episode 005 - Tower of Basel by Adam Lebor A crazy book about an actual secret bank that...may just rule the world.
April 30, 2018
ERABAW - Episode 004 - Medical Neuroscience by Saunders
The wonderful world of the brain partially reveals itself in this disturbingly funny take on a medical textbook. Yeah. A muthaf#ckin' medical textbook. Listen, enjoy, and repeat the phrase, "Better this chump, than me." He'll take it. He's easy like that.
April 22, 2018
ERABAW - Episode 003 - The Spy by James Fenimore Cooper
ERABAW - Episode 3 - The Spy by James Fenimore Cooper Oh, the fun filled world of Revolutionary War spies. Can it be more wicked? Maybe, if the women would just...stop...crying. Listen to the latest episode of Elton Reads A Book A Week...The Spy. Contribute here: Follow the podcast here: Tweet? Here's the podcast Twitter: Instagram? The podcast has one, follow it here:
April 15, 2018
ERABAW - Episode 002 - The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman
This week's episode enters the wonderful world of flatness with 3 time Pulitzer Prize winning author Thomas Friedman. It's connected with connections all over connected...dom. You'll like it. Friends of the podcast contribute and support the love here: Messages for the podcast write their love here: Strangers can hear the love here:
April 6, 2018