Friday, November 21, 2014

Good Story 096: Hero (2002)



Julie and Scott make it to within ten paces of the Emperor. Will they take action? Which way will the candles blow? Episode 96 is a discussion of Hero, a 2002 movie directed by Yimou Zhang.


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Friday, November 7, 2014

Good Story 095: The Catholic Church Through the Ages


In Episode 95, Julie and Scott talk about history. Genuine, real-life Church history. Some things are discussed that no one expects! The Catholic Church Through the Ages by John Vidmar.

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By sheer coincidence, Fr. Robert Barron just posted a very worthwhile video called "The Development of Doctrine". Here it is:



Friday, October 24, 2014

Good Story 094: Super 8



In an attempt to make the best zombie movie ever, Julie and Scott meet their friends at the train station late at night to film a Big Scene. It gets crazy after that. If it wasn't for Tam, their explosives expert, they'd have been in a real mess. Super 8, written and directed by J.J. Abrams.


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Theme from The Halloween Tree:


Friday, October 10, 2014

Good Story 093: 'Salem's Lot


Julie and Scott read a vampire novel by a little-known horror writer. They are both pretty sure he'll be popular one day. Keep writing Steve! Success is just around the corner! It's October, and the subject is 'Salem's Lot by Stephen King...




  • Stephen King

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    When it comes to fighting vampires and performing exorcisms, the Roman Catholic Church has the heavy artillery. Your other religions are good for everyday theological tasks, like steering their members into heaven, but when the undead lunge up out of their graves, you want a priest on the case. As a product of Catholic schools, I take a certain pride in this pre-eminence.


    Because we didn't get enough of Cleese in the previous episode:





    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Good Story 092: Monty Python's Life of Brian



    Julie joins the Judean People's Front (NOT the People's Front of Judea) (a group nobody likes), and Scott prophesies that nobody will really know where lieth those little things with the sort of raffia work base that has an attachment. Eventually, they get around to discussing Monty Python's Life of Brian. This is Episode 92.


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    John Cleese and Michael Palin discuss the movie with Malcolm Muggeridge and Bishop of Southwark, Mervyn Stockwood. The date this was recorded is not clear, but it appears to be near the time the film was released (1979).


    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Good Story 091: Ashes to Ashes


    Julie and Scott form a committee. Scott wants the committee to immediately review who's marching in which parades, while Julie wants a school to stay open and thinks we better vote before someone kills Guy. Will they ever agree? Ashes to Ashes by Emma Lathen. Episode 91!

  • Wikipedia entry on Emma Lathen

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    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Good Story 090: Noah



    Julie and Scott have an unnecessary fist fight on the ark over what Julie thought was a cheeseburger but was actually a previously unknown variety of armadillo. They talk about the guy that build the boat: Noah! Directed by Darren Aronofsky.


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