Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The IdesCast Episode Four



Listen via the player or download the MP3.

Welcome to The IdesCast! 15-ish minutes, the 15th of every month.

Here's what I talk about...

Heart-Shaped Book: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Musical Links:
Lily's Eyes by Philip Quast [video]
Race You to the Top of the Morning by Mandy Patinkin [video]

Next Months's Heart Shaped Book...
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-man Volume 1
The Amazing Spider-man: Death of the Stacys



[note: There could be spoilers for the new Amazing Spider-man 2 movie in these books, just in case you're worried about that.]

Read along! Listen! Join the conversation.

Intro Music: Moltt
Outro Music: Evgen KudriaShow

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Saturday, March 15, 2014

The IdesCast Episode Three



Listen via the player or download the MP3.

Welcome to The IdesCast! 15-ish minutes, the 15th of every month.
Here's what I talk about...

Heart Shaped Book:
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
(Note: The novel, Outlander, has rape triggers which are discussed in the podcast.)


Review Links:

*Salon: My "Outlander" Thing
*Sarah Darkmagic: Outlander and The Dark Side of Humanity
*Talking Reckless: Romancing Rape Culture
*Persephone Magazine: Outlander, Diana Gabaldon’s Abusive Romance, May Come To TV
Claire and Jamie (Starz' Outlander)
Literary Crushes:
*James Alexander Malcolm McKenzie Fraser from Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
*Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
*George Emerson from A Room with a View by EM Forster
*Harry Dresden from The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
*Rhett Butler from Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
*Aragorn from The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
*Westley from The Princess Bride by William Goldman
*Hamlet from Hamlet by William Shakespeare
*Vanyel from The Last Herald Mage Trilogy by Mercedes Lackey


Next Months's Heart Shaped Book...
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

(This is the actual cover from my 1987 copy that was released along with the awesome Hallmark movie version.)

Read along! Listen! Join the conversation.




Intro Music: Moltt
Outro Music: Evgen KudriaShow

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