The Mists of Avalon Recap – The S&L Podcast #026

Heads up! We know Veronica said it was episode 27 (en español) but that’s because she was working with Tom’s bad episode number intel. We’re really on #26, and we’ve finally made it through Mists of Avalon and have a recap for you. Overall we liked it, and Tom gets into some of the Arthurian Legend underpinnings.

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BARE YOUR SWORD – feedback from the audience

Josh Lawrence’s pics for the Sword and Laser song

Have you guys ever had a book that you really wanted to read but just couldn’t get into? Did you persevere with it?

I haven’t read a lot of retellings of Arthurian legend other than the classics, but has Atlantis been connected with is before now?

What’s next? One of the Top 20! But which one? Make your nomination persuasively on the Ning forum.

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