Meet Thug Notes, the Best Classic Literature Discussion on YouTube

By: Josh Wolford - June 20, 2013

“Jem’s crippled ass is a metaphor for America’s jacked-up justice system. Jem f*ckin’ up his arm so young is one of them synecdoches for a country that was born with backward-ass ideas. Now, that sh*t might heal, but it gonna leave a disablin’ scar on the nation, and ain’t no amount of cocoa butter gonna make that sh*t go away.”

That’s the kind of deep analysis you’ll find in Thug Notes – “Classic literature, original gangster.”

Sparky Sweets puts his spin on some of our best-loved classics, from Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby to Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. It’s like cliff notes, but a whole lot better.

He’s just getting started, so check out his first three thug notes below:

According to Sparky Sweets, we can expect a breakdown of Orwell’s 1984 to drop pretty soon. Now that I’m excited about.

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  • scott boyer

    Now, this shitz keepin’ it real. You can axe anyone. You won’t find a better short version of a great book.