Obscure with Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black

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Comedian Michael Ian Black is tackling a great work of literature. Actually, Tackling might be too strong a word. More like “light caressing” plus a lot of complaining. He's reading the Thomas Hardy classic, Jude the Obscure, out loud and commenting ...Show More

44:05 | Nov 29th, 2019

Death comes for Jude, while Michael welcomes a new life.

31:44 | Nov 22nd, 2019

While Michael plans a eulogy, Jude hangs to life, and Arabella plans her next move. Mrs. Edlin visits to inform Jude that Sue has “properly” become a wife to her new husband, causing Jude to rail agai...Show More
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44:00 | Nov 15th, 2019

Ghosts continue to haunt Jude, and Michael can relate. Meanwhile, Sue continues to doubt both herself and her choices and finally decides who to share a bed with.

41:55 | Nov 8th, 2019

Jude and Sue reunite and declare their love for each other. Despite Michael’s prediction, Jude survives the trip and struggles back to Christminster. Later, Michael's wife Martha joins him to talk abo...Show More

35:29 | Nov 1st, 2019

After Arabella rejects Jude’s dying wish, he travels to Marygreen and comes face-to-face with Sue for what may be the last time.
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