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Entries Tagged as 'Neil Gaiman'

Episode 35 - A Whole Boat Full of Space Idiots

November 18th, 2019 ·

It's the second half of Neilvember and we're talking about The Sandman: Overture.

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Episode 34 - Is This About Grape Jelly?

November 4th, 2019 ·

Stay out of the Splash Zone because we got a real Wet Book on our hands! We're talking about Neil Gaiman's 2013 novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane. We also touch on the His Dark Materials trilogy and Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities.

Tags: Neil Gaiman · Sci-fi · Novella · Fantasy

Episode 21 - Human Dude Names

May 6th, 2019 ·

We've come to the end of our series on The Sandman. Join us at The Wake.

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Episode 19 - It Reminds Me of OK Soda

April 15th, 2019 ·

In this episode, we tackle Sandman Vol. 9 The Kindly Ones. It's the big climax of the series and the longest single story arc yet. It's a weird, dense, mythic tragedy and we do our best to untangle it.

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Episode 17 - Keyboard Cat For President

March 11th, 2019 ·

We're talking about The Sandman Vol. 8 World's End but also a whole lot of other stuff like teen presidents, fairy rogues, and helpful hedgehogs.

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Episode 15 - A Problem With Writing Bad Poetry

February 18th, 2019 ·

We're talking about The Sandman Vol 7. - Brief Lives. It's a devastatingly emotional story about bear piss, strip clubs, and avian driving lessons.

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Episode 13 - Mixed Nut Bar of Weird Stories

January 14th, 2019 ·

We're talking about The Sandman: Fables & Reflections. It's another collection of one-off stories that cover topics ranging from doomed kings to talkative birds.

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Episode 11- Rat Detective

December 22nd, 2018 ·

We're back in The Dreaming for fifth volume of The Sandman, A Game of You. 

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Episode 9 - Meetings All Day

November 23rd, 2018 ·

We're talking about the fourth volume of The Sandman and it's a complicated story about heaven, hell, dinner parties, business meetings, boarding schools, and balloons.

 

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Episode 7 - A Literally Fluffy Interlude

October 16th, 2018 ·

We read The Sandman Vol. 3: Dream Country and that means we're talking about cats, fairies, metafiction, superhero support groups, and Nate's effusive love for a single page of comics that's just a guy quoting Shakespeare.

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Tags: Neil Gaiman · Sandman