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Unpopular Opinion: Why The Silmarillion is the Best of Tolkien

Show Notes for Bonus Episode 1.5 Check out the free version of the episode below: To get access to full-length bonus episodes, head over to our Patreon. Quick links from the episode: First thoughts: This book is very much like the book of Genesis, and this was a conscious effort on the part of Tolkien. […]

The Women Behind the Curtain: Uncovering NASA’s Hidden Figures

Our bonus Movie Magic episode of September is here! Our subject is Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures. BBE explores the inspiring story of the black women behind some of NASA’s greatest achievements, and how they defied the odds in 1950s and 1960s America. But which one will win, book or movie?

That Witch King Juju: Tolkien’s The Return of the King

Show Notes for Bonus Episode 1.4 Check out a sample of the full-length episode below! To get access to full-length bonus episodes, head over to our Patreon. Quick Links from the Episode: What did Jennifer read in the past month? Check out the links below for our Bookshop affiliate store: Things in Jars – 5 […]

Holy Feast and Holy Fast: How Metal Were Female Saints?

The answer is very. Show Notes for Episode 2.6 Check out the episode below: CW: eating disorders, disordered eating, irregular food behaviors Quick Links from the Episode: Are you or someone you know struggling with an eating disorder? NationalEatingDisorder.org is a great resource for learning more about eating disorders and how to get help for […]