Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Good Story 254: The Epic of Gilgamesh


Julie's worried about zombies. Scott's worried about another flood. When Gilgamesh shows up with only part of the Bull of Heaven, they really get worried. The Epic of Gilgamesh is the subject of Episode 254.


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Mentioned in the episode:
  • Forgotten Classics, Episode 144: The Epic of Gilgamesh, in which we hear a retelling of the Epic of Gilgamesh and also consider myth and literature.
  • Here is a look at a tablet, written in Akkadian, that contains the flood story:
  • Tuesday, March 23, 2021

    Good Story 253: Looper


    Julie and Scott go to France, but they probably should have gone to China. Episode 253: Looper (2012), directed by Rian Johnson and starring Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Bruce Willis, and Emily Blunt.


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    Tuesday, March 9, 2021

    Good Story 252: The Book of Tobit


    Julie and Scott are pretty sure this guy they're on a road trip with is an archangel. Or Karl Urban. One or the other. Episode 252: The Book of Tobit from the Old Testament.


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    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    Good Story 251: A New Leaf (1971)


    Julie spills her Mogen David extra heavy malaga wine cooler on Scott's white rug. With a great effort, Scott holds his temper. It is Lent, after all. A New Leaf (1971), written and directed by Elaine May is the subject of episode 251.


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    Tuesday, February 9, 2021

    Good Story 250: The Virginian


    Scott smiles when he says that. Julie refuses to say that at all. Episode 250: The Virginian by Owen Wister.


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    Tuesday, January 26, 2021

    Good Story 249: True Grit (2010)


    Julie throws in with some marshals on a manhunt. Scott stays behind to seek a writ of replevin. Episode 249: True Grit (2010).


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    Tuesday, January 12, 2021

    Good Story 248: Tuyo


    Julie and Scott remember doing this episode with one other person, but how can they be sure? Will Duquette joins them for Episode 248 and he brought Tuyo by Rachel Neimeier with him.


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    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    Good Story 247: Paladin of Souls


    Scott believes that having 3 out of 5 gods on your side is pretty darned good, but Julie insists that only One will do. Episode 247: Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold


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    Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    Good Story 246: Won't You Be My Neighbor?


    Julie hides Scott's shoes. Scott unravels the arm of Julie's sweater. With great patience, Mr. Rogers composes a song about knocking it off. Episode 246: Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018), a documentary directing by Morgan Neville.


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    "We need to help our children become more and more aware that what is essential in life is invisible to the eye."
    -- Fred Rogers

    Tuesday, November 17, 2020

    Good Story 245: Hillbilly Elegy


    Julie and Scott didn't pay any attention to the signs, so they found themselves headed the wrong way on a one-way ramp. But Mamaw did a 3-lane u-turn they are fine. Episode 245: Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance


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