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Podcast #95: Sea Serpent, Deathwater, and Invisible Enemies (Book Commentary)

Posted October 16, 2013 6:10 am by Glumpuddle 7 Comments

VDTThe Voyage of the Dawn Treader, part 4
The previous chapter may have ended on arguably the most powerful character moment in The Chronicles of Narnia, but the voyage has only just begun. What do you think the Sea Serpent adds to the story? What are the “two narrow escapes” referenced in the title of Chapter 8? Did Aslan actually erase the crew’s memories of Deathwater? What were your first impressions of the invisible creatures? Listen to Rilian and Glumpuddle, and then post a comment below!

Chapters discussed:
8. Two Narrow Escapes (1:29)
     Sea Serpent (3:09)
     Deathwater (6:04)
9. The Island of the Voices (15:01)

 

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Podcast #94: ‘The Silver Chair’ Movie in Development!

Posted October 4, 2013 11:32 am by Glumpuddle 57 Comments

SC coverThe NarniaWeb discussion forum is buzzing with activity in the wake of The Silver Chair being announced as the fourth Narnia film! Rilian, Glumpuddle, and Ransom react to the news and share their thoughts in the latest podcast.

Is this a good decision? What about Walden Media? Would a lower budget really be a bad thing? Is there any chance Will Poulter will return? How should the film be marketed? Will the green mist from the Dawn Treader film play a role in this film? What about Puddleglum? All these questions and more are examined! Listen below:

 

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What do you think? Post your thoughts in the Discussion Forum!

#93 The Un-dragoning! (Book Commentary)

Posted August 15, 2013 5:25 pm by Glumpuddle 9 Comments

VDTThe Voyage of the Dawn Treader, part 3
“So I scratched away for the third time and got off a third skin, just like the two others, and stepped out of it. But as soon as I looked at myself in the water I knew it had been no good.
“Then the lion said – but I don’t know if it spoke – “You will have to let me undress you.”

Chapters discussed:
7b. How the Adventure Ended
 

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#92 The Dragoning of Eustace (Book Commentary)

Posted July 26, 2013 7:24 pm by Glumpuddle 13 Comments

VDTThe Voyage of the Dawn Treader, part 2
The dragoning and un-dragoning of Eustace Clarence Scrubb. Few scenes in the Chronicles of Narnia have generated as much discussion. As a result, Rilian and Glumpuddle have to devote two entire episodes to the issue.

Chapters discussed:
5. The Storm and What Came of It (1:37)
6. The Adventures of Eustace (11:10)
7a. How the Adventure Ended (23:01)

 

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#91 On Board the Dawn Treader (Book Commentary)

Posted May 29, 2013 10:06 pm by Glumpuddle 2 Comments

VDTThe Voyage of the Dawn Treader, part 1
The third Chronicle of Narnia to be published includes some of Narnia’s most iconic imagery, and is widely considered to be one of the best in the series. Rilian and Glumpuddle excitedly begin their discussion of this classic.


Chapters discussed:

1. The Picture in the Bedroom (3:24)
2. On Board the Dawn Treader (15:13)
3. The Lone Islands (21:56)
4. What Caspian Did There (26:06)

The next episode will center around the dragoning of Eustace. Do you have any questions or observations? Please send them along to rilian@narniaweb.com and glumpuddle@narniaweb.com!

 

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Hope You Enjoyed Our April Fools Podcast

Posted April 2, 2013 12:01 am by Glumpuddle 12 Comments

This years April Fool had bit of truth mixed in with nonsense. We are, in fact, still accepting questions and suggestions for the next podcast, which will be a discussion about C.S. Lewis’ The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. But in reality of course, both Glumpuddle and Rilian rank VDT as their favorite book in the series.

We have already recorded (serious) discussions on LWW and PC. Stay tuned for Part 1 of our VDT discussion! For real this time.

APRIL FOOLS: VDT Book Commentary

Posted April 1, 2013 12:01 am by Glumpuddle 27 Comments

This episode was posted as an April Fools joke. The real “Part 1” is coming soon. In reality, both Glumpuddle and Rilian rank VDT as their favorite in the series.

 

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Episode 90: ‘Prince Caspian’ Book Commentary (Part 3)

Posted February 22, 2013 11:34 am by Glumpuddle 13 Comments

The conclusion to Rilian and Glumpuddle’s commentary on “Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia.” The podcasters try to re-think the ending a few times… only to come to the conclusion that Lewis knew what he was doing.

Dawn Treader is up next! Do you have any thoughts to share? Is there something specific you would like us to discuss? Let us know! E-mail glumpuddle@narniaweb.com and rilian@narniaweb.com and we may read your message on the next episode.

Running Time 29:35

 

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Episode 89: ‘Prince Caspian’ Book Commentary (Part 2)

Posted February 4, 2013 7:29 pm by Glumpuddle 12 Comments

Rilian and Glumpuddle pick up where they left off. Trumpkin has finally finished telling the Pevensies his story, and they realize their purpose is to help Caspian take back his throne. The journey to Aslan’s How leads us to one of the most discussed chapters in the series: What Lucy Saw. Please post your thoughts below! We want to hear from you.

Running Time 27:24

 

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Episode 88: ‘Prince Caspian’ Book Commentary (Part 1)

Posted October 18, 2012 11:08 pm by Glumpuddle 7 Comments

The NarniaWeb Council returns to begin discussing the second Narnia book to be published, Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia (1951). Rilian and Glumpuddle begin in Chapter 1 and proceed in more-or-less chronological order through the book.

 

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Running Time 33:09

Discussion Questions:

  • How do you think PC works as a stand-alone book? (1:45)
  • Did you immediately know the children were in the ruins of Cair Paravel? Were you surprised to learn that hundreds of years had passed since LWW? (3:33)
  • In the treasure chamber, did you notice that Lucy’s cordial is never mentioned? (18:38)
  • What were your first impressions of “the dwarf”? (8:39)
  • Did you notice that the Pevensies apparently don’t learn Trumpkin’s name until after he tells his story? (9:04)
  • What do you think about the four-chapter flashback? Were you disappointed to cut away from the Pevensies? (10:07)
  • What were your first impressions of Reepicheep and the other Old Narnians? (23:18)
  • Were you confused by the rules of using the horn? (28:18)
  • When did you figure out that Trumpkin was “the dwarf” the Pevensies had met? (30:04)