One Thousand and One Nights

Season 2, Episode 6: Fables’ 1001 Nights of Snowfall

Marilag and Meghan round out season 2 of 1001 Nights with a stand alone volume/prequel to Vertigo's Fables series: 1001 Nights of Snowfall! This book consists of multiple artists and prequel stories of some of their major characters. Mari and Meg talk about the stories and artwork and some of their favorite other comics that the… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 6: Fables’ 1001 Nights of Snowfall

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Season 2, Episode 5: Scooby Doo in the Arabian Nights

Mari and Meg discuss this 1990s Hanna-Barbera cartoon special! Scooby Doo and Shaggy head off to the Middle East thinking they've landed a job as royal food taste testers...but what happens next? Enjoy our first gender-bent episode, and let us know if you want to join us for season 3 as a guest! Go check… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 5: Scooby Doo in the Arabian Nights

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Season 2, Episode 4: The Storyteller’s Daughter

Mari and Meg are back with a new middle school grade book, The Storyteller's Daughter by Cameron Dokey. We discuss how we like that the main character is blind and how it takes FOREVER for them to kiss, and the added story of the first wife's family. Go check out our blog for the Season 4… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 4: The Storyteller’s Daughter

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Season 2, Episode 3: Arabian Nights Miniseries

Mari and Meg are back this week discussing Arabian Nights, an American/British (Hallmark/BBC?) miniseries from 2000. Meg realizes she cannot pronounce anyone's name and swoons over Jim Carter. Mari shows how she knows where everyone is from while not knowing names. They discuss the historical Caliph that a story is based on and how it affected… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 3: Arabian Nights Miniseries

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Season 2, Episode 2: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Mari and Meg discuss their first 1001 Nights adaptation! This YA book is great, despite Meg being slightly exhausted from YA tropes. Thank you for your patience last week too!  Also, upon listening to this, you might be able to shed some light in the "Does archery make you sexy?" question that has plagued us… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 2: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

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Season 2, Episode 1: 1001 Nights (or Arabian Nights)

Meg and Mari are back a little sooner than you would expect! They have started up season 2 and didn't take it easy as they tackled the original 1001 Nights in their opening episode. Here's a quick peak at some of the things discussed in this episode: Why did we pick 1001 Nights? Richard Francis Burton… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 1: 1001 Nights (or Arabian Nights)

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Season 1, Episode 6: Bronze – an interactive text adventure

For the season finale of Beauty and the Beast, Mari and Meg try to double team an interactive text adventure of what turns out to be a very dark retelling of Beauty and the Beast. To play the game yourself, check out this website. Also take a look at the creator's blog to see other… Continue reading Season 1, Episode 6: Bronze – an interactive text adventure