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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Saturday, February 15, 2014

The IdesCast Episode Two


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



Listen via the player or download the MP3.

Here's what I talk about:

The Elfstones of Shannara
Heart Shaped Book: The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks

Elfstones Series Dreamcast:

Amberle Elessedil: Selena Gomez
Wil Ohmsford:  Ezra Miller
Ander Elessedil: Oscar Isaac
Eretria: Madeleine Mantock
The Dagda Mor: Maria Bello
Allanon: Michael Fassbender


March's Heart-Shaped Book:
Outlander

Next Months's Heart Shaped Book...
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 

EDITED TO ADD: Outlander has rape triggers. Proceed with caution.

Read along! Listen! Join the conversation.




Intro Music: Moltt
Outro Music: Evgen KudriaShow

Creative Commons License