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There Might Be Cupcakes Podcast

77 EpisodesProduced by Carla Pettigrew HufstedlerWebsite

Carla is: a bookdrunkard. a 40-something with psychology and counseling degrees with post-grad work in grief/loss/trauma, sex crimes, and forensic anthropology. a woman who has lived in three haunted houses. a former freelance journalist and counselor, who is never bored. a disabled introvert who se… read more

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Roland and the Dark Tower: 61

In which Carla explores all the different incarnations of Childe Roland and his Dark Tower quest throughout history.
Referenced and related episodes:
Episode 19: The King’s Eclipse
Episode 54: Gilead: Meaning in Place
Suggested Reading (links to Bookshop, supporting independent bookstores and There Might Be Cupcakes):
Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Concordance by Robin Furth:
The Dark Tower Companion: A Guide to Stephen King's Epic Fantasy by my friend Bev Vincent:
The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus by my friend Bev Vincent:
The Dark Tower 8-Book Boxed Set:
The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger:
The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three:
The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands:
The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass:
The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole:
The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla:
The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah:
The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower:
Carla's currently reading (mentioned in episode): The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why by Jabari Asim (added to Goodreads bookshelf and Bookshop bookshelf):
English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
Men and Women by Robert Browning: “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”, Robert Browning
The maze and pilgrimage of poetic creation in Browning's "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower came", Jean-Charles Perquin, Assistant Professor of English, LYON 2 University, France
Behind “Childe Rowland”
Faerie Etiquette:
Theme song and stinger: “Comadreamers I” by Haunted Me, off their Pleasure album, used with permission
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Instagram: @theremightbecupcakes and @carlahaunted
Reddit: r/theremightbecupcakes
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