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The official podcast of the Babylon Bee with editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle.

Oct 20, 2020

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This is the Babylon Bee Interview Show.

In this episode of The Babylon Bee Podcast, Kyle and Ethan talk to Diana Glyer, author of Bandersnatch: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration of the Inklings.. She has spent 40 years combing through archives, studying old manuscripts, and is considered a leading expert on C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Her scholarship, her teaching, and her work as an artist all circle back to one common theme: creativity thrives in community. Kyle and Ethan talk to Dr. Glyer about Tolkien, Lewis, and the creativity that can happen in a community like The Inklings.

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Topics Discussed

  • Who were The Inklings?
  • How does Creativity thrive in community?
  • Tom Bombadil and the quiet “homely home” portions of LOTR
  • Peter Jackson’s Lord Of The Rings trilogy
  • “There are no dentists in Mordor”
  • Tolkien caused C.S. Lewis to throw Narnia in the trash at one point
  •  Differences between C.S. Lewis and Tolkien
  • The Chronicles Of Narnia
  • C.S. Lewis’ journey to faith and Tolkien’s consistent prayer for his friend
  • G.K. Chesterton’s The Everlasting Man  influencing Lewis
  • What was going on in the third book of Lewis’ Space Trilogy?
  • Humans being sub-creators, Mythopoeia
  • How much pipe weed did the Inklings go through?
  • What is a Bandersnatch?
  • Artists need brutally honest criticism to be better
  • Diana likes our Decaf Condemned As Heresy mugs and Mt. Writemore mugs in our store

 

 

Subscriber Portion 

  • Which of these modern writers make it into The Inklings or have been promptly kicked out?
  • The Chronicles of Narnia movies
  • How well did Christopher Tolkien manage to expand his father’s work?
  • Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series gets the Game of Thrones treatment
  • The Hobbit movies
  • Drama and conflicts in The Inklings
  • Dyson is the Yoko of the group
  • The Ten Questions