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Show Notes for Episode 27 - East of the Sun and West of the Moon

Apr 14, 2019

Here's where we tell you how to find the recipe for The Polar Bear, the versions of the tale we told, and the podcast we mentioned!


The Booze:

The Polar Bear
-1 oz vodka
-1 oz clear crème de cacao
-1 oz clear crème de menthe

Shake in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass, and serve.


The Story Versions:

East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Andrew Lang 


East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe, illustrations by Kay Nielsen

Pictures & story:


East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Mercer Mayer



The Promo:

Grave Girls



Stuff We Mentioned:
Thumbelina (Don Bluth movie)
All Dogs Go To Heaven (Don Bluth movie)
Fern Gully (NOT a Don Bluth movie...)
Little Nemo's Adventures in Slumberland (also NOT a Don Bluth movie...)

Don Bluth movies that we forgot were Don Bluth movies but absolutely loved: Anastasia, The Secret of NIMH, The Land Before Time, An American tale, Rock A Doodle, Titan A.E., A Troll in Central Park, The Pebble and the Penguin, etc.

Our childhood selves are ashamed.

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