06/04/2013 02:44 pm ET

Thug Notes: Sparky Sweets, PhD Looks At 'Crime And Punishment' (VIDEO)

Move over, Cliff, there's a new Notes-master in town.

If you've found the great works of literature to be too confusing or daunting to fully absorb, let Sparky Sweets, PhD illuminate them for you in his soon-to-be-award-winning (probably) series, "Thug Notes."

For the first installment, Sweets takes a look at Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, and his pinpoint analysis brings all of Dostoyevsky's themes to light. Example: "Home boy think he can just ghost a bitch and not trip."

Oh, home boy is so wrong.

Watch the episode above and let us know what you'd like to see Sparky Sweets, PhD tackle next.


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