Archive | August 3, 2019

Middelboe Chronicles, Part 24: The Enchanted Lion

From yesterday’s enchanted tiger to today’s Enchanted Lion (“Animated Tales of the World,” 2002) – this story is purportedly German, but is clearly a close cousin of the French tale Beauty and the Beast:

The condition that the father sacrifice the person who first greets him when he arrives home also shows up both in the Biblical story of Jephthah’s daughter (Judges 11:30-40) and in the Greek story of Idomeneus.

SciFi SongFest, Songs 68-69

Two songs inspired by Ray Bradbury stories:

68. David Bowie, “Karma Man” (1970):

69. Hawkwind, “Fahrenheit 451” (1982):

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