Tag: Pilot Season

  • Tragedy in America: Three Plays by Arthur Miller – Episode 6

    Today I unpack three of Arthur Miller’s most famous plays: All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, and The Crucible. I must really apologize for the frequency of the word “interesting” in this episode.  My only excuse is I recorded this one in the evening and so perhaps wasn’t feeling as bright as during my […]

  • C. S. Lewis in Outer Space, Part 1 – Episode 5

    C. S. Lewis wrote a science fiction trilogy?  You bet he did.  In this episode, we’ll go over the first two books, Out of the Silent Planet and Perelandra. Works mentioned:“Eugenics and Other Evils” by G. K. Chesterton (Free online)“Some Popular Fallacies about Vivisection” by Lewis Carroll (Ridiculously difficult to find.  My 1996 Wordsworth edition […]

  • The Sea-Wolf and Other Sea Monsters – Episode 4

    On this voyage through classic literature, we join Humphrey van Weyden and follow his struggle to survive on the ominous ship The Ghost. A couple of notes on this episode: At one point I mistakenly imply I rated the book 3 stars.  (I actually gave it a 4.) I apologize for the amount of background […]

  • The Writings of Lawrence of Arabia – Episode 3

    Today’s episode delves into WWI history with the life and writings of T. E. Lawrence. Books mentioned:Crusader Castles (Hardcover) Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Paperback)Minorities: Good Poems by Small Poets and Small Poems by Good Poets (Hardcover)The Forest Giant (Free online) The Odyssey (Hardcover)  |  The Odyssey (Free online)The Mint (Paperback)  |  The Mint (Free online) […]