What an episode! Here's some notes: Last week's piece on hope at the circus: https://wizardofmonadnock.com/2017/02/21/how-i-found-hope-at-the-circus/ Dave's archive of outstanding film criticism: https://killerstencil.com/ Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23, 2nd Movement: Adagio The New World on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_New_World_(2005_film) And as always - if only for a laugh- check out the Patreon. And if you want to chip in? Well, who … Continue reading Notes for Episode 4: “Love Story at the End of the World” with David Ashley
For starters, I should apologize for the fact that I have been pronouncing Derek's last name wrong for like two years, including throughout this show. It's pronounced P-lot. But I guess it serves him right - for some reason, him and Johnathan kept calling me "Chris." ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Okay, here's our real notes: Scientific Satanism on Facebook … Continue reading Notes for Episode 3: “On a Day Like Today…” with Johnathan McEachin and Derek Pelotte
The following represents supplementary notes and links associated with topics and sources referenced during the course of the Wizard of Monadnock Radio Hour's second episode, released last week. If you haven't heard the episode yet - I mean, why the hell not? - check out one of the links below, and be sure to subscribe so … Continue reading EPISODE NOTES – Episode 2: What a Time to Be Alive
Welcome to the Dark Side - the Dark Side of the Year. That's why Samhain (aka HALLOWEEN, fam) was such a big deal for the Celts. It's interesting - what I typically think of as "the middle holidays" in the Wheel of the Year, the ones that fall between the solstices and equinoxes, were actually the main … Continue reading All the Ghosts, All the Saints, All the Souls
So many people have voraciously consumed Episode 1 of the Wizard of Monadnock Radio Hour that my inbox has been positively FLOODED with fan mail. You might think that sounds like a good thing, but it seems my fans are particularly rabid - and demanding. Almost menacingly so. And what do all of you lovely, if … Continue reading EPISODE NOTES – Episode 1: Introduction & Equinox
Originally published on October 8, 2012, The Old Forest was one of the first two or three posts ever to appear on this humble mash of a site. In fact, it was convenient for me to post at the time because it had already existed for some time. It's a brief but worthwhile local legend … Continue reading FLASHBACK: The Old Forest
Harvest time, yet again. In terms of the year's cycle, we may as well call it The Moment of Truth. Some might go so far as to say "Judgment Day," but let's not let our sense of drama completely get away from us. In any case, it's kind of a BFD - now we see the … Continue reading HARVEST TIME: What Have I Grown?