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This week, we open The Lord of the Rings and discuss the prefatory material, including Tolkien's discussion of allegory and applicability.

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This week, we discuss pixies and piskies, whether Gods remember Gods, the coming of snow, and the House on the Rock in chapter five on American Gods.

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In this session, we discuss fairy tales and goblins, the importance of the right words, and the many, many things that Labyrinth has to say about sex and sexuality.

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This we look back on The Hobbit and catch our breath before moving into The Lord Of The Rings next week!

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This week, we make it (almost) to the end of chapter four of American Gods, and discuss symbolism and representation, the masculine and the feminine, and the mythic insignificance of apple pie.

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In the return of Story And Star Wars, Alastair Stephens discusses the structure, plot and themes and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

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This week, we give the third and fourth chapters of American Gods our best shot, and end the discussion barely into chapter four. Look for more episodes of Storm’s On The Way, coming soon! For the slides which accompany this session, click here; for the…

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This week, we conclude The Hobbit as Bilbo bids farewell to Thorin and the dwarves, and returns home from the Mountain to the Hill.

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This week, we discuss the first two chapters of Neil Gaiman's seminal novel, American Gods. Join me for some thoughts on myth and mythology, American culture and narrative density, and shadows. So many shadows.

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The clouds gather as we approach the end of The Hobbit, and the Battle of Five Armies.
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