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Hello all, we’re Kyle and Benjamin. We love Emily Dickinson and are excited to watch the Apple+ TV show ‘Dickinson’ created by Alena Smith and starring Hailee Steinfeld, Ella Hunt, Jane Krakowski, and Toby Huss. Join us as we discuss the show episode-by-episode, dive into Emily’s poetry, and reflect on the grim realities of life in 19th century New England with “charm” and “wit”.

A Podcast about Emily Dickinson. But now she f*cks.

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Born in America and raised around the world, Kyle now works in film production in Tokyo, Japan. He has gone on a journey with Emily Dickinson’s work, first chuckling at the fact that you can set many of her poems to the tune of “Gilligan’s Island,” only to appreciate her genius and artistry with time, study, and the help of Hailee Steinfeld.


Ben’s bio is forthcoming! Give a man a moment. We’re living through a panorama.

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