All posts by Frodothelawyer

Episode 22: Little April Shower



In which we are joined by animal expert Sam Dean, @samdeanscience.  Plus, Amanda reveals her secret world-class talent.

Watch/Listen to the song before you listen:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-FUcrQhTBY
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/1OwcR9OYz2vuUttTQSOVZN


Episode 21: Love is a Song (Featuring Disney Idol Part 3)



Amanda and Frodo take on Bambi and notice that it’s surprisingly similar to another Disney animal movie.  Then Frodo and Mel B finish up our Disney Idol discussion of Snow White and Pinocchio.

Watch/Listen to the song before you listen:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbbcfMOG7Vs
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/6ZP66zQZjwN1P0QWR9fdSP


Episode 20: When I See an Elephant Fly



Ok Dumbo fans, it’s time for the grand finale!  And we are super pumped to talk about all the fun and awesome…. oh wait, it’s another racist song.  Luckily we have a special guest, Josh Spiegel, author of Walt’s Original Sins: Disney and Racism.

Watch/Listen to the song before you listen:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EI5-L7gf_A
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/0Qgc2XtzLSbLUeBFDK8X1R


Episode 19: Pink Elephants on Parade



In which we use SCIENCE!!!! to determine whether elephants can get drunk, discuss surrealism, and try to figure out why Disney is obsessed with tangential elephant songs.  Featuring Amanda’s Theory Corner and Professor Frodo’s Word of the Day.

Watch/Listen to the song before you listen:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl3YXl_m0uk
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/4GPm6SN4wAdn4ZB9gcVJGe


Episode 18: The Clown Song (ft. Disney Idol)



In which we discuss the Donkey Kong Jr., young adult fiction, and the famed Disney Strike.  Also featuring the second episode of Disney Idol.

Watch/Listen to the song before you listen:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Co4crGr4xbc
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/1Uvb7my3yT462DP6D5pdyK


Episode 17: Baby Mine



Natalie the Elephant Person is here to teach us all of the important things about elephants.  Like whether they can actually fly and whether they actually love peanuts.  Also discussed: Beanie Babies and Baby Mine.

Watch/Listen to the song before you listen:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=calHOKucYMw
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/3MIIV4KJ8s6OtcB8UAU6V3


Episode 16: The Song of the Roustabouts (ft. Disney Idol)



In which we discuss the history of the circus, elephants, and racism (uh oh).  But make sure you stick around for the debut of our newest segment: DISNEY IDOL!

Watch/Listen to the song before you listen:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P75mur1xF7U
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/17Bx0bjNmejts7iE6MdXyP


Episode 14: Look Out For Mr. Stork



In which we begin our exploration of Dumbo with a lively discussion of where babies come from. Hopefully it’s not Florida. Featuring returning guest: Tori Batt.

Watch/Listen to the song before you listen:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dODSHuvuoTM
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/7sa8N7NgMzrsD4BCez1aV2