The Castafiore Emerald

by David Dedrick on August 12, 2015

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This week on Totally Tintin, Ian and Dave are stuck at home…just like Tintin. That’s right! We’re looking at The Castafiore Emerald! A broken step, a noisy owl, a stolen emerald…er, that’ it…


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Ian Boothby August 12, 2015 at 3:41 am

It’s creepy at the 2:25:45 mark when we go deathly silent and all you hear is an ambulance. I was there and listening to this was still worried that we’d been in a terrible accident.


David Dedrick August 12, 2015 at 12:01 pm

Fixed it, but perhaps it’s a case of closing the barn door after the horse has left.


Ian Boothby August 12, 2015 at 2:27 pm

I’m just glad we’re both okay.


Dylan August 12, 2015 at 7:43 pm

I’m just trying to picture what a freak podcasting accident would look like. Maybe you slipped on the steps, or had something thrown at you by a trained monkey…


Les McClaine August 14, 2015 at 8:42 pm

When I was growing up, my best friend’s mother was a tall, stout opera singer with a hawkish nose. I’ve always had a soft spot for Castafiore.

I’d love to hear you guys do an episode on the Jo, Zette and Jocko books, too, if you’ve got it in you to add another episode.


colin upton August 21, 2015 at 10:58 pm

This one so annoyed me when I read it as a kid, where’s the globe trotting adventure? Now I really appreciate it. Sounds like Herge was moving into autobiographical comics!You seem to have a lot of fun with this one! 🙂


Ian Boothby August 22, 2015 at 2:59 am

I still think someone should adapt it into a live play.


colin upton August 24, 2015 at 6:33 pm

Who would play Tintin?


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