Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Good Story 215: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World


With a week before the world ends, Julie grabs everything from her shelf and runs. Scott spends the whole time looking for his license and registration. But before all that, they managed to record Episode 215: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World.



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  • The Pale Blue Dot: the Earth from Voyager 1, 1990.
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    Good Story 214: Friday's Child


    Julie prepares for a duel while Scott stays at the tables until his luck turns. Friday's Child by Georgette Heyer, Episode 214.


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  • The Black Moth by Georgette Heyer (from Julie's Forgotten Classics)


  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019

    Good Story 213: Omkara


    Julie watched Saif Ali Khan struggle with some sugar cane while Scott taught Kareena Kapoor how to sing. Episode 213: Omkara.



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    Tuesday, July 30, 2019

    Good Story 212: Lent


    Scott finds the Holy Grail in a hollowed out book. Julie prays to fall on her face like all good people. Episode 212: Jo Walton's Lent.


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  • Good Story 100: Among Others (with Br. Guy Consolmagno)
  • A Just Recompense review of Lent - to which we refer several times during the podcast


  • Monday, July 15, 2019

    Good Story 211: Black Panther


    This week on A Good Story is Hard to Find: a good movie about a good man with a good heart who discovers it is hard for a good man to be king. Episode 211: Black Panther.



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    Tuesday, July 2, 2019

    Good Story 210: King Peggy


    Scott pulls the previous king out of the fridge. Julie's chair demands rum and coke as a libation. Episode 210: King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman


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    Tuesday, June 18, 2019

    Good Story 209: Rab ni Bana de Jodi


    This week Julie plays her own stalker while Scott counts Khans. Episode 209: Rab ni Bana de Jodi.



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    Tuesday, June 4, 2019

    Good Story 208: The Boys in the Boat


    Julie and Scott pulled 34 during most of this podcast. Episode 208: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.


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    Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    Good Story 207: The Dish


    While Julie aims the dish at the moon, Scott patrols Sector A. Both are trying to find pretzels. Episode 207: The Dish (2000).



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    Tuesday, May 7, 2019

    Good Story 206: That Hideous Strength


    Julie and Scott are appalled to find that N.I.C.E. bought the lot next door. Episode 206: That Hideous Strength by C. S. Lewis.


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    "I suppose there are two views about everything," said Mark. "Eh? Two views? There are a dozen views about everything until you know the answer. Then there’s never more than one."


    Tuesday, April 23, 2019

    Good Story 205: PK (2014)


    Julie lost her remote and can't get home. Scott has a plan to find it that may or may not involve betel leaves. Episode 205: PK (2014).



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    Aamir Khan Dance Sampler:

  • Zoobi Doobi (From 3 Idiots)


  • Dhoom Tap (From Dhoom 3 — movie review here)


  • Manzoor-e-Khuda (From Thugs of Hindostan


  • Another good Aamir Khan movie: Lagaan (review here)

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019

    Good Story 204: Perelandra


    Julie and Scott were supposed to do whatever God asked on Perelandra, but they were distracted by apples and fixed lands. They are now waiting for a new assignment. Episode 204: Perelandra by C. S. Lewis.


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    Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    Good Story 203: The Ten Commandments (1956)


    Scott did the podcast shirtless and covered in mud. Julie worries she'll never be able to get the carpets clean. Episode 203: The Ten Commandments (1956).



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    Tuesday, March 12, 2019

    Good Story 202: Out of the Silent Planet


    Julie and Scott were kidnapped and are now on a spaceship headed for Mars. Julie misses all of humanity. Scott just wants a cheeseburger. Episode 202: Out of the Silent Planet by C. S. Lewis.


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  • The Narnia Code by Michael Ward at Happy Catholic.


  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    Good Story 201: Bajrangi Bhaijaan


    Scott got off the train just for a minute. Julie spent the rest of the podcast looking for him, enduring tight slaps from law enforcement and at least two musical numbers. Good Story 201: Bajrangi Bhaijaan.



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  • Bollywood on Happy Catholic (most recent reviews are first)
  • Bollywood and beyond list on Letterboxd.

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019

    Good Story 200: Bluebeard


    Just before recording this podcast, Scott broke into Julie's house and replaced all the artwork with velvet paintings of dogs playing poker. Their special guest Marc may or may not have been appalled. Episode 200(!)'s subject is Kurt Vonnegut's Bluebeard.


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  • Once Upon a Time in America (art exhibit)
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    Good Story 199: The World's End


    Julie was last seen at The Hole in the Wall, but Scott only made it to The Trusty Servant. Neither can figure out why they keep doing what Gary tells them. In Episode 199, they discuss The World's End, which is the third movie in the Cornetto trilogy.



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    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Good Story 198: The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold


    Julie sees ghosts that constantly tell her where the bad books are. Scott was a saint, but only for most of the day last Thursday. Good Story 198: The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold.


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