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Rereading “Watership Down”: An Analysis of Cowslip’s Warren

I admit, these past few months have been hell for me, but things are finally starting to look up! Long story short, I’m on break from school until next semester and, boy, did I need this! I can dedicate more time to reading for pleasure and writing. I’m so happy! One of the first things […]

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Review: “Watership Down” 2018 CGI Reboot

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t excited to see how the BBC’s new adaptation of Richard Adams’ Watership Down would turn out. With the original novel’s captivating story and incredible characters, it’s a story that has touched the hearts of millions and has become a modern classic. And, in simple terms, I have to admit […]

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Why “Watership Down” Means so Much to Me

Trigger Warning: I feel that I need to put this up real quick before going on. This post to include a brief personal discussion of anxiety and some of its effects. If you have experienced symptoms of anxiety or any other mental health condition involving anxiety as a symptom itself, I feel you deserve to be made aware of this.  That said, here we go! Hm… I did this with Gravity Falls and you know what? It’s time to do it with my favorite novel, too. But, wait a minute! Can’t we just read your review of it to understand how you feel about it? Technically, yes. But […]

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Update on Project: Watership Down

It’s been a while since I shared an update on this ongoing project, so I thought I’d let you all know about this recent development with my Watership Down audiobook. First of all, I’ve decided to dedicate the recording to Adams’ memory, even though I started this project a little over a year before he […]

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Richard Adams: In Memoriam

I’m so crushed. The author of my favorite book, Watership Down, passed away on Christmas Eve 2016. The news was finally released today. Richard George Adams was 96 years old when he passed on. Watership Down remains my favorite story of all time and I can’t believe that the genius behind it is gone. To […]

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A Nerd’s Thoughts on Nature and Man

I’ve been thinking a lot about this quote from my favorite book: “El-ahrairah, your people cannot rule the world, for I will not have it so.” In the story “The Blessing of El-ahrairah” from Richard Adams’ Watership Down, the rabbits’ god Frith says this to the leader of the rabbits, going on to say that […]

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Important Update on Project: Watership Down!

I’m late in saying this, but the recording process for Project: Watership Down is complete! Honestly, before I sat down in front of the microphone for the final recording session, a sob seized my throat. I felt so proud, so overjoyed, to have finished the first and most critical step of this project. Now I’m finished playing […]

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Watership Down 2017 Remake

So I know I have been tending to talk a lot about Watership Down lately, but I have something I just have to get off my chest. It’s regarding the 2017 remake. I’ve been reading a lot on the remake lately and, while most details at this point are vague at best, there’s one detail that […]

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The Thing with Adapting Stories

So I’m sitting here in a restaurant and thinking about Watership Down and how beautiful its cover is. This is reminding me of the 2011 Lifeline theatre production of the novel. I wish I could have seen it, because I heard it was good. Seeing it on stage is something on my bucket list after […]

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Update on "Project: Watership Down"

Sometimes I have a moment when I realize how lucky I am to have a musician as a father and some experience behind a microphone as a decent public speaker and reader. As I say this I bring you an update on “Project: Watership Down”. I am officially on Part III of the recording process […]