Ep. 12: The Lighthouse

We are closing out Spooky October with this very dark film that stars two men and an aggressive number of seagulls. Below is your further reading for this week:

*This is a great short primer on the many perils of lighthouse life. If you’re interested in a fuller story, both we and the filmmakers relied heavily on this book.

*Why do we see dead people? This article, which we quoted from in the episode, provides few explanations but lots of food for thought.

*Read Poe’s full manuscript for The Lighthouse here – seriously, it won’t take long.

*Listen to some classic sea shanties used in the film as well as this spooky song about a haunted lighthouse!

Season 2, Episode 1: "Gettysburg" (1993) Costume Drama Rewind

We're back from our summer break and kicking off our second season with "Gettysburg," the 1993 war epic, directed by Ron Maxwell and starring Jeff Daniels, Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger, Kevin Conway, and Stephen Lang. Instead of just walking you through each part of the battle, in this episode, we're here to provide some context for what happened during these three days, what the stakes were for the Union and the Confederacy, and what the result meant for the American Civil War going forward.*Despite what "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" may have told you, there appear to have been no actual vampires in the Battle of Gettysburg.
  1. Season 2, Episode 1: "Gettysburg" (1993)
  2. Season 1, Episode 23: Harvest Time – A Farewell to Jo March Madness and Season Finale
  3. Season 1, Episode 22: Jo March Madness Round 3: "Little Women" (2018) vs. (2019)
  4. Season 1, Episode 21: Jo March Madness Round 2: "Little Women" 1994 vs. 2017
  5. Season 1, Episode 20.5: Jo March Madness Minisode – Louisa May Alcott

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