Sunday, July 16, 2006

Episode #3: Secret Keeping

Discussion of Secret Keeping as a plot device in film and literature can be found here.

Show notes:
*Sophocles wrote, "Do nothing secretly; for Time sees and hears all things, and discloses all."
*Discussion of:
1) “The Minister’s Black Veil” by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1836)
*“For the Earth, too, had on her Black Veil”
2) “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe (1843)
*“All in vain; because death, in approaching the old man, had stalked with his black shadow before him, and the shadow had now reached and enveloped the victim.”
3) Fatal Attraction (1987)
4) The Sixth Sense (1999)


The song of the night, “Summer” by The Remainders was provided tonight from the PodShow Podsafe Music Network. Check it out at

The next podcast will discuss Jack the Ripper. Talk to you soon!

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