Monday, February 25, 2019

Chapter 9

On the next episode of Lilac Wine, Robert finally arrives in Lily Springs. He's greeted at the depot and then taken for a joy ride around the town triangle.

After the reading, Bruce discusses researching how to drive a 1913 Ford Model T.

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Lilac Wine - Chapter 8

Robert is on a train to Dubuque when the war invades his dreams. This isn't the first time that this has happened. But this time the war is more real, more immediate.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Lilac Wine - Chapter 7

In this episode, we sit with Abelia on a warm June evening on her porch. She pours herself some wine and listens to records on her talking machine. John McCormack, an Irish tenor, is one of her favorites. She is reminded of her mother, Colleen Brody.

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After the reading, Bruce discusses music from the early 20th century, the difference between 78s and 33s and the only "castrato" ever recorded, Alessandro Moreschi.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

"The Cure" Starring Charlie Chaplin

In Chapter 6 of Lilac Wine - The Podcast, Robert attends a screening of the new Chaplin film, "The Cure." Here is the film. Imagine you are in a dark theater in Chicago in 1917. It is a Saturday night, scattered people throughout the small theater. Some women are "working" in the dark corners, if you know what I mean. After the film, all hell breaks loose. Listen to Chapter 6 now.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Lilac Wine - Chapter 6

On this episode of Lilac Wine - The Podcast, we are back in Chicago for Robert's last night in the city before catching a train to Lily Springs inthe morning. A fan of Charlie Chaplin, he decides a trip to the Gem Theater is in order to catch a screening of The Cure---and then all hell breaks loose!

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