Book Wordy podcast 10 Granny Starseed

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.

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.

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SHOWNOTES FOR EP 10

⦿ Who is Robert Southey (Wikipedia)
and more about the first published story of The Three Bears

⦿ The On Fairy Stories essay by JRR Tolkien provides his classification system of Fairy Stories.

⦿ Alice in Wonderland

⦿ The Wind in the Willows

⦿ The Wizard of Oz and the movie ending

⦿ 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

⦿ Some background and summary about Gulliver’s Travels (a traveler’s tale) by Jonathan Swift was a satire.

⦿ The Baron of Munchausen (the collection of stories vs. the movie).

⦿ Read Animal Farm online by George Orwell (Wikipedia)

⦿ 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:

The Book Wordy podcast publishes weekly and is about 30 minutes in length, give or take 10 minutes. Find all the episodes on the Podcast page.

Episode Rating: does include some language. 14+ recommended.

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