- I remember sitting in one of NPR's old first-floor studios on M Street in Washington, listening to Joe Frank as he recorded a monologue, feeling all caught up in everything he was saying, wondering what would happen next in the story, transported in a way I'd never felt before listening to the radio. I wondered how he did it. I wanted to do it myself.
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Sunday, March 17, 2013
Reinterpreting the Bible: Adam and Eve (video)
Wisdom Quarterly; Robot Chicken (adultswim.com); J. Goldstein (thisamericanlife.org)
Reinterpreting the Bible and the tale of Adam and Eve (Elhrich Gregor on Vimeo.com)
WARNING: Rated PG-13 for graphic language and pixelated nudity!
There's a reason God endorsed a knowledge-is-bad policy in the Garden of Eden according to the "The Curious Case of The Box," a 2011 episode of Robot Chicken on Adult Swim. Would Eve, Adam, and the Snake have been better off remaining in the Friends' Zone?
This animated reading is a re-interpretation of the Biblical tale of "Adam and Eve" written by Jonathan Goldstein, author of the book I'll Seize The Day Tomorrow and host of the CBC radio show WireTap: Here Goldstein rethinks what actually must have happened and reads a story from his Ladies and Gentleman, the Bible about the first people to ever have to start from scratch, a Sumerian (later converted to Jewish then Christian) couple named Ada[y] and Eve.
], with no people, no talking, no plots, but lots and lots of puppies. It's now available on the Web.