Episode 64: It’s Not Like Beowulf!

Welcome to your new week! Buckle up, because this week we’re getting weird!

As minute 64 starts, we’re sailing along the chocolate river and we’re talking about nuts…Salt’s Nuts. Mr. Beauregarde tries to make some small talk with Mr. Salt, and Salt kills the conversation very quickly. After about 20 seconds of boating, we head toward the tunnel that has become infamous in the internet age. David reads a poem, and Jason recites one from memory. We also talk about Julie Dawn Cole’s recollections of shooting this scene.

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Episode 61: Photoshop – 1971 Edition(?)

Happy Monday!

In minute 61, we get the first of the Oompa Loompa songs, as the Oompa Loompas moralize over Augustus’ weakness. There’s discussion about the potential reasoning behind the usage of onscreen lyrics during the Oompa Loompa song. We also have a discussion about whether the Oompa Loompa song is diegetic. We also go back to episode 7, and discuss the usage of William Allingham’s The Fairies in a new context.

We’ll see you back here on Wednesday!

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