Worst Bestsellers is creating podcasts
104

patrons

$390
per month
Worst Bestsellers is a podcast where Kait, Renata, and a guest talk about popular books of questionable quality. It’s kind of like How Did This Get Made? or Mystery Science Theater 3000, but for books. 

We want to be clear about something: we’re not snobs, honestly. If somebody only ever reads James Patterson books, or vampire books, or magazines: more power to them, we say. We’re reading these books because we’re curious about what’s popular, and also, reading these books gives us a better idea of what’s popular and how to give good readers advisory. We make jokes about the books we read, but our intent is never to make fun of readers.

We've been coming out with a bi-weekly podcast (plus a few bonus episodes) since September 2014! We make a small amount of money through the Amazon affiliate links on our website, we but run a free and ad-free podcast. (Despite our running joke, we have never taken--nor been offered--money from Christian Mingle dot com).

Your support will cover our hosting costs, as well as the cost of when we have to buy used books for 1 cent on Amazon because our local libraries have already discarded the books we want to read. (Or when we have to actually purchase Grey because there are too many holds on it and we wanted to talk about it when it was still popular. For example.) It will also help us pay our editor Becca for her many hours editing out all the times Duarte knocks over Renata's microphone. Also, it will allow us to purchase adult beverages to help us cope with our literary life choices.

Thanks so much for your support, Best Listeners!





Here's What Our Fans Say
"You're going to pay everyone $1 to listen to your podcast? How's that going to work? Oh, you want them to pay you $1? I don't know..."
-- Renata's mom

"Are you panhandling? Oh my god, I'm so embarrassed."
-- Kait's mom

"Meow."
-- Duarte

Tiers
Pledge $1 or more per month
30 patrons
Little Boy From The Christmas Shoes

We appreciate your generous spirit! (And we hope Rob Lowe will pay it forward by helping you get those shoes your mom wants!) If you donate at this level you will get:
- A custom emoji thank you via the social media of your choice (or email if you're private)! 😘👏💯
- The chance to vote in an annual supporter-chosen poll to choose a book for us to read!
- Our undying gratitude.
Pledge $3 or more per month
35 patrons
Wolverine

Thanks for giving us the cost of a low-end Canadian beer, bub! At this level you get:
- Everything at Christmas Shoes Level
-
A monthly email featuring behind-the-scenes notes on things we've read and things that got left out of the podcast for whatever reason, plus probably some GIFs of The Rock and other things relevant to our interests.
Pledge $5 or more per month
25 patrons
Lizard Person

Thanks, Lizard Person! We're glad you're sending us some of your treasure hoard instead of killing us. At this level of support, you get:
- Everything at Wolverine level
- If you stay subscribed at this level for at least 3 months, we'll thank you on the podcast! (Or give a shout out of some kind, if you'd prefer we not use your name. We'll be in touch!)
Pledge $10 or more per month
10 patrons
The Rock

Thank you! You're our Dwayne, our Rock, our Johnson. For your support at this level, you'll get:
- Everything at Lizard Person level
- If you stay subscribed at this level for at least 3 months, we'll send you a Duarte-themed thank you card in the mail! Because we're polite.
Pledge $20 or more per month
4 patrons
Carlisle Cullen

Thank you, Dr. Vampire, Vampire Doctor! We truly appreciate your support and will reward it with:
- Everything at The Rock level
- If you stay subscribed at this level for at least 6 months, we'll send you a care package of books and/or comics we think you'll like, plus a candy pairing!


Goals
$390 of $400 per month
The Return of Renata's Nemesis
When we reach this goal, we'll do a special episode about The Lowe Files, a new reality show from Renata's nemesis, Rob Lowe, wherein he and his kids hunt Bigfoot or ghosts or...something. (It's a reality show, so he doesn't have to worry about reading the scripts.)
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Worst Bestsellers is a podcast where Kait, Renata, and a guest talk about popular books of questionable quality. It’s kind of like How Did This Get Made? or Mystery Science Theater 3000, but for books. 

We want to be clear about something: we’re not snobs, honestly. If somebody only ever reads James Patterson books, or vampire books, or magazines: more power to them, we say. We’re reading these books because we’re curious about what’s popular, and also, reading these books gives us a better idea of what’s popular and how to give good readers advisory. We make jokes about the books we read, but our intent is never to make fun of readers.

We've been coming out with a bi-weekly podcast (plus a few bonus episodes) since September 2014! We make a small amount of money through the Amazon affiliate links on our website, we but run a free and ad-free podcast. (Despite our running joke, we have never taken--nor been offered--money from Christian Mingle dot com).

Your support will cover our hosting costs, as well as the cost of when we have to buy used books for 1 cent on Amazon because our local libraries have already discarded the books we want to read. (Or when we have to actually purchase Grey because there are too many holds on it and we wanted to talk about it when it was still popular. For example.) It will also help us pay our editor Becca for her many hours editing out all the times Duarte knocks over Renata's microphone. Also, it will allow us to purchase adult beverages to help us cope with our literary life choices.

Thanks so much for your support, Best Listeners!





Here's What Our Fans Say
"You're going to pay everyone $1 to listen to your podcast? How's that going to work? Oh, you want them to pay you $1? I don't know..."
-- Renata's mom

"Are you panhandling? Oh my god, I'm so embarrassed."
-- Kait's mom

"Meow."
-- Duarte

Recent posts by Worst Bestsellers

Tiers
Pledge $1 or more per month
30 patrons
Little Boy From The Christmas Shoes

We appreciate your generous spirit! (And we hope Rob Lowe will pay it forward by helping you get those shoes your mom wants!) If you donate at this level you will get:
- A custom emoji thank you via the social media of your choice (or email if you're private)! 😘👏💯
- The chance to vote in an annual supporter-chosen poll to choose a book for us to read!
- Our undying gratitude.
Pledge $3 or more per month
35 patrons
Wolverine

Thanks for giving us the cost of a low-end Canadian beer, bub! At this level you get:
- Everything at Christmas Shoes Level
-
A monthly email featuring behind-the-scenes notes on things we've read and things that got left out of the podcast for whatever reason, plus probably some GIFs of The Rock and other things relevant to our interests.
Pledge $5 or more per month
25 patrons
Lizard Person

Thanks, Lizard Person! We're glad you're sending us some of your treasure hoard instead of killing us. At this level of support, you get:
- Everything at Wolverine level
- If you stay subscribed at this level for at least 3 months, we'll thank you on the podcast! (Or give a shout out of some kind, if you'd prefer we not use your name. We'll be in touch!)
Pledge $10 or more per month
10 patrons
The Rock

Thank you! You're our Dwayne, our Rock, our Johnson. For your support at this level, you'll get:
- Everything at Lizard Person level
- If you stay subscribed at this level for at least 3 months, we'll send you a Duarte-themed thank you card in the mail! Because we're polite.
Pledge $20 or more per month
4 patrons
Carlisle Cullen

Thank you, Dr. Vampire, Vampire Doctor! We truly appreciate your support and will reward it with:
- Everything at The Rock level
- If you stay subscribed at this level for at least 6 months, we'll send you a care package of books and/or comics we think you'll like, plus a candy pairing!