Meet Thug Notes, the Best Classic Literature Discussion on YouTubeBy: 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.