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May 22, 2018

Episode 366: The Dark Crystal (1982)

Special Guest: Brian Jay Jones
Guest Co-Hosts: Kat Ellinger, El Goro

Jim Henson and Frank Oz's The Dark Crystal (1982) is a dark fantasy story of Jen, one of two remaining gelflings in the world of Mithra. He goes on a quest to reunite a shard with the titular Dark Crystal in order to restore balance to his world.

El Goro of the Talk Without Rhythm podcast and Kat Ellinger of Diabolique Magazine discuss all the various versions of the revolutionary film with Mike while guest Brian Jay Jones -- author of Jim Henson: The Biography -- talks about Henson's career from his early days of puppeteering to his experimental films and beyond.

Listen/Download Now:

Buy The Dark Crystal: The Ultimate Visual History by Caseen Gaines
Download The Darker Crystal fan edit
Download The Dark Crystal workprint
Read about The Third Eye TV series
Read about Lidsville

"Overture" - Trevor Jones
"Trip Like I Do" - The Crystal Method


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