Talking Beasts: The Narnia Podcast

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This podcast explores the world of C.S. Lewis and keeps a watchful eye on the latest Narnia movie news. A new episode is released every other Tuesday. Logo design by AJ Aiken.

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.

Episode 84: The end of an era

Posted November 3, 2011 11:46 pm by Rilian 258 Comments

The last news podcast! (For the foreseeable future)

Episode 83: Flaherty Gives Update on Narnia 4

Posted June 6, 2011 4:39 pm by Glumpuddle 52 Comments

Running time: 33:17 After an extended news blackout, Micheal Flaherty (Walden Media president) has revealed that no script exists for a fourth Narnia film, and no agreement has been reached on which book should be adapted next. He also talks about the darkness in Prince Caspian and The Silver Chair, and Dawn Treader‘s box office. […]

Episode 82 : ‘Dawn Treader’ Film Analysis, Part 9

Posted May 13, 2011 2:32 pm by Rilian 20 Comments

Running time 54:25 Dr. Ransom and Rilian conclude this analysis with Part 9. In this, they discuss the last segment of the film, from the dialogue problems with Aslan to the brilliant wrap up with the last few moments with the film.

Episode 81: ‘Dawn Treader’ Film Analysis, Part 8

Posted April 22, 2011 4:31 pm by Rilian 30 Comments

Running time: 50:15 The “undragonning”: It stirs the heart of every Narnia lover. How close did the film come to doing the book justice in this regard? glumPuddle and Warrior4Jesus join Rilian as they discuss the visual aspects of the undragonning, the way it fit into the story and also add a new perspective to […]

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