Mar 8, 2023
Buckle up, theater kids, we made a deal with the devil to cover the incredible store of Dr. Faustus. Faustus loves a monologue, Mephistopheles is a beleaguered middle manager, and Marlowe deserves a better legacy than just being compared to Shakespeare.
Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of religious persecution, death, blasphemy/heresy, blood, misogyny, attempted murder, and beheading.
- Recommendation: This week, Julia recommends Little Thieves by Margaret Owen.
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Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.