Talking Beasts: The Narnia Podcast

We breakdown the latest Narnia movie news and discuss the themes in the works of C.S. Lewis. A new episode is released every other Monday. Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Feed | Google Play

#92 The Dragoning of Eustace (Book Commentary)

Posted July 26, 2013 7:24 pm by Glumpuddle 13 Comments
#92 The Dragoning of Eustace (Book Commentary)

The 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. […]

#91 On Board the Dawn Treader (Book Commentary)

Posted May 29, 2013 10:06 pm by Glumpuddle 2 Comments
#91 On Board the Dawn Treader (Book Commentary)

The 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) […]

Hope You Enjoyed Our April Fools Podcast

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

Rilian and Glumpuddle, of course, actually adore C.S. Lewis’ The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

APRIL FOOLS: VDT Book Commentary

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

The NarniaWeb council has been doing a series of discussions on each of the Narnia books, and next up it’s Voyage of the Dawn Treader!

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 […]

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

Posted February 4, 2013 7:29 pm by Glumpuddle 12 Comments
Episode 89: ‘Prince Caspian’ Book Commentary (Part 2)

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 […]

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

Posted October 18, 2012 11:08 pm by Glumpuddle 7 Comments
Episode 88: ‘Prince Caspian’ Book Commentary (Part 1)

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. Running Time 33:09 Discussion Questions: How do you think PC works as a stand-alone book? (1:45) Did you […]

Episode 87: ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ Book Discussion

Posted July 7, 2012 11:35 am by Glumpuddle 9 Comments
Episode 87: ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ Book Discussion

Rilian and Glumpuddle begin a new series on each of C.S. Lewis’ seven Narnia books. First up is The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Lewis published the book in 1950 not intending to write anymore. Fortunately for us, he was inspired and kept writing. Rilian and Glumpuddle disagree about the Deeper Magic. What do […]

Episode 86: ‘The Silver Chair’ After All?

Posted June 2, 2012 12:03 am by Glumpuddle 26 Comments

The NarniaWeb news page is alive and well! Douglas Gresham says he wants to make The Silver Chair next, and he would like to make it independently. A seven-year moratorium prevents him from starting anytime soon. Rilan and Glumpuddle discuss the possible pros and cons of Gresham’s vision. Read the report here. Running Time 27:52

Episode 85: Studying in Oxford—the city of Lewis

Posted March 7, 2012 12:31 pm by Rilian 31 Comments

In this special podcast episode, Rilian interviews two fans of C.S. Lewis (one a NarniaWebber) who are studying in Oxford, literally walking the same paths as Lewis and Tolkien. UPDATE: A new video featuring one of the Lewis fans is available on YouTube.