The original Goldilocks and Three Bears had no golden-haired child but a cantankerous old woman. Besides is Goldilocks even a fairytale? Tolkien didn’t think so.
Episode references Granny Starseed, a story in my collection The Wicked Wolves of Windsor and other fairytales.
SHOWNOTES FOR EP 10
⦿ The On Fairy Stories essay by JRR Tolkien provides his classification system of Fairy Stories.
⦿ The dream season of Dallas – Interesting tidbit a person I worked with at the time told me that the National Enquirer said that this season would later be explained as a dream. I was like “no way.” Well, yes way and the viewers hated it.
⦿ Some adult thoughts about the movie Labyrinth and dreams
⦿ Birth order of siblings and how it effects Family Dynamics – just a quick overview of how oldest, middle, and youngest could shape your personality.
⦿ The indulgent Grandma Meme:
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