Episode 4.3: Kubo and the Two Strings

Happy super flower moon! We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. In this episode we discuss the stop-motion tour de force, Kubo and the Two Strings.

Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Little Drum.

Here’s a listening guide for the episode. (For a description of our segments, go here.)

The Pants Uncomfortable/ Introduction (0:00 – 12:13)

“Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?” (11:46 – 46:25)

“Bald Heads and Queer Noses”/ “Treguna” Fusion (46:28 – 1:11:46)

Final Spells (1:11:52 – 1:17:36)

Links

“Kubo” is Complicated, Flawed, and You Should Totally See It (CAAM)

How a Japanese Printmaker Influenced ‘Kubo’ (Vice)

Minisode 4.1: Pandemic Edition

Happy pink supermoon! In this informal minisode, Linda and Katie reflect on the changes wrought by COVID-19 and places we can turn for solace during this uncertain time. (If you want to jump straight to our recommendations, go to the 21-minute mark.)

Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Little Drum.

Recommendations/ Links

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Episode 4.2: The Highwomen

Hi, witches. Sorry for the late post, but, well, you know what’s been going on. We hope everyone is staying healthy and safe and that this episode–in which we discuss the beautiful country album, The Highwomenprovides a small respite. Love to you all!

Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Little Drum.

Here’s a listening guide for the episode. (For a description of our segments, go here.)

Welcome/ Boot-Scootin’ Babble (0:00 – 6:40)

Introduction (6:40 – 10:40)

“Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?” (10:55 – 34:25)

“Bald Heads and Queer Noses” (34:40 – 51:00)

“Treguna, Mekoides, Trecorum, Satis, Dee!” (51:20 – 1:09:05)

Final Spells (1:09:30 – 1:11:25)

Outtakes (1:11:30 – 1:13:47)

Links

Episode 4.1: The Witcher

Happy full moon, and welcome to Season Four!!! Jenny and Claire kick things off for us with a discussion of Netflix’s popular new show, The Witcher.

Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Little Drum.

Here’s a listening guide for the episode. (For a description of our segments, go here.)

Welcome/ Pant Chant/ Introduction (0:00 – 8:45)

“Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?” (8:45 – 24:55)

“Bald Heads and Queer Noses” (24:55 – 39:10)

“Treguna, Mekoides, Trecorum, Satis, Dee!” (39:10 – 58:30)

Final Spells (58:30 – 1:01:00)