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Ep 36 - PotterWatch Episode 1 w/Kate

9/14/2019
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In this super secret episode that no one should tell Matt about, Lauren, Emily, and Lauren's sister Kate discuss wizard video games, All caps harry, Barty Crouch the most competent villain, Puffs and the year that they mattered, house sorting as prescription, how you shouldn't meet your heroes' weird brothers, and prohibition era wizards.

Duration:01:49:15

Ep 37 - Hugos Short Stories 2019

8/15/2019
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In this episode we are judgmental about other people's work, including stories about bull selkies, decoy princes, basic bitch fantasy, apex predators, platoons of necromancers, angry editors; we take note of content warnings, learn that all librarians are witches, and these are out opinions so don't @ us. Unless you have something nice to say, in which case email us at suggestions at lifenarrated dot com

Duration:02:03:11

Ep 35 - Animal Protagonists

5/16/2019
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In this episode we talk about Animal Protagonists, including smear campaigns against pigs, snake birthday rituals, can we, as a nation, move on from hating rays? That bear wants to maul you, he doesn't want a relationship, we throw Sharktale under the bus because DON'T GIVE ANIMALS JOBS, and Lauren and Emily discuss our perfectly rational fears of Killer Whales. Our fabulous guest is Allyson!

Duration:01:53:45

Ep 35 - Animal Protagonists feat. Allyson!

5/15/2019
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In this episode we talk about Animal Protagonists, including smear campaigns against pigs, snake birthday rituals, can we, as a nation, move on from hating rays? That bear wants to maul you, he doesn't want a relationship, we throw Sharktale under the bus because DON'T GIVE ANIMALS JOBS, and Lauren and Emily discuss our perfectly rational fears of Killer Whales. We also have an amazing guest! SORRY FOR YOU CRAP AUDIO. Email and tell us about it at Suggestions at LifeNarrated dot com

Duration:01:25:58

Ep 34 - Egypt!

3/14/2019
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In this episode we talk Egypt, including 4,000 years of bird art, Ocean's Eleven: Early Christianity Edition, the decision making process in religious vandalism, #VictoriansAreTheWorst, and you can't beat 200 million years of evolution, so you should jump on this Sobek train. Don't need no evolution.

Duration:01:35:28

Ep 33 - Fictionalizing Tragedy and History

2/23/2019
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In this episode we talk about fictionalizing recent tragedies, including searching for a standardized version of history, when it is too soon, rule-making, Lauren has a box that will take our podcasting to THE NEXT LEVEL, Chicago 10/13 coming 2020, de-contextualized war, murder podcasts, and trans-humanism is still somehow part of this podcast.

Duration:01:28:18

Ep 31 - Hamilton v Les Miserables

1/17/2019
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In this episode we talk about Hamilton vs Les Miserables, including moral absolutism vs moral flexibility, Hamilton as the hero and the villain, Marius needs to focus, we hear from friend of the show and semi-colon enthusiast, Victor Hugo, ugly crying when the lights cut on, and the return of 'swiftboating' and 'strategery.' Please excuse the wonky audio - we had sound issues, which made this episode REALLY hard to cut. Spoilers for both Hamilton and Les Mis!

Duration:01:42:31

Ep 32 - High Fantasy with the Cos

1/3/2019
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In this episode we have some guest hosts who talk about high fantasy, including how the land of Oz was not ready for Dorothy the Despot, that there are no villains in *high* fantasy, and how fantasy is a safe space to work through real world problems.

Duration:01:17:40

Quick Update - Baby Hiatus

12/21/2018
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Just a quick update! We'll be back soon!

Duration:00:00:23

Ep 30 - Canon

8/16/2018
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In this episode we discuss what makes something part of a franchise's canon, and what makes it non-canonical, including Star Wars extended universe, Coffee Shop AUs, X-men Evo fan fic, #TechnicallyNotRelated, Rule 34, and we come circle back around to transhumanism.

Duration:01:14:42

Ep 4 (29) - Adaptations and Reboots

7/13/2018
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In this episode, we struggle with the definition of a reboot vs an adaptation, suddenly somehow Sherlock's drug use is a 'problem', adaptations we want to see, adaptations we unfortunately did see, Reverse MacGyvers, and Emily gets Capital R Romantic about X-Men.

Duration:01:40:11

Ep 28 - Mirror Worlds and Graven Images

5/17/2018
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In this episode we discuss mirrors and graven images, catoptromancy, how cats commune with evil, liminal spaces, mirror worlds, Emily uses a puddle as a mirror, the social media mirror dimension, why did we do so much witch craft at sleepovers? and Lauren has a very special message for the teens.

Duration:01:30:34

Ep 27 B - Aliens!

4/30/2018
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In this episode we continue our discussion of aliens, including cosmic pluralism, what sailor moon and superman have in common, owing life debts, Tim the Tool Man Taylor's experience with the extra-terrestrial, and do aliens think we're cute?

Duration:01:08:48

Ep 27A - Aliens!

4/17/2018
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In this episode we talk about Aliens! including made-up numbers, water bears, the Fermi Paradox, radio astronomers, are we in a celestial time out? and how very human we all are.

Duration:00:47:49

Ep 26 - Tricksters

3/6/2018
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In this episode we talk Tricksters, including the Devil himself, essential phallicism, fully-belly truths, ambiguity in roadrunner form , and we search for the female Trickster. We apologize - the audio quality on this one is not great. Better next time, we promise!

Duration:01:02:00

Ep 25 - Mythical Creatures

1/13/2018
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In this episode we talk mythical creatures, boobies on a fish, someone had relations with a horse, phoenix stories get dark, boobies on a bird, we've all seen some shit on the Internet, boobies on EVERYTHING, Lauren can't with the Tooth Fairy, and this is how we get mermaids. Here is a link to the New Yorker article we were talking about: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/11/06/is-bigfoot-likelier-than-the-loch-ness-monster

Duration:01:47:30

Ep 24 - Ghosts!

11/18/2017
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In this episode, we discuss ghosts, necromancer street cred, ancestor veneration, psychopomps, Harry Houdini Seances, pleasing terrors, Jamesian Tales, Emily and Lauren's morphic field strengthens and are ghosts still ghosts in the underworld?

Duration:01:01:12

Ep 23 - Werewolves!

10/3/2017
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In this episode we talk about Werewolves, as well as wolves as pagan symbols, cannibals, curses, deals with the devil, insatiable hunger, rehabilitating the man-wolf, male menstruation, and we almost don't talk about Harry Potter. Almost.

Duration:01:31:41

Ep 22 - Hugo Short Stories 2017

8/25/2017
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In this episode, we talk Hugo Short Story Nominees, including abrasive narrators, petty-betty omnipotent beings, transhumanism, Matt being wrong and strong about Rogue One, and Emily has bomb GoldenEye tactics.

Duration:01:55:41

Ep 21 - Cyberpunk

6/27/2017
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In this episode we talk about cyber punk, including: invisibility with socks, the difference between work naked time and personal naked time, what it means to be human, don't quote Nietzsche at me, robot daddy issues, and Emily definitely knows what Blade is and what Blade Runner is and that they are not the same thing.

Duration:01:22:13