Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

That’s right, the proper title for Through the Looking-Glass is “Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice Found There.” Read all about the Alice sequel that gave us such beloved characters as Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, the Garden of Live Flowers and the White Knight.


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All hail the queens! Episode 30 of Alice Is Everywhere is all about Through The Looking-Glass queens The Red Queen and The White Queen. We throw in a little Queen of Hearts for good measure, along with an in depth discussion of the number 42. Was it really Lewis Carroll’s […]

Through The Looking-Glass Wrap-Up Part 4


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John Was The Beatle Most Inspired By Lewis Carroll’s Works Picture yourself in a boat on a river With tangerine trees and marmalade skies Somebody calls you, you answer quite slowly A girl with kaleidoscope eyes -Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, Lennon/McCartney Here at Alice Is Everywhere, we’ve explored George […]

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Part three of our Through The Looking Glass wrap-up begins with Chapter Five, Wool And Water. Did the White Queen turn into the Sheep? Or was she mysteriously replaced? Learn what chess pieces have to do with the equation, as well as which characters are bishops, rooks, pawns and knights. […]

Through The Looking-Glass Wrap-Up Part 3



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We take a break from our Through The Looking-Glass wrap-up to marvel how one piece of nonsense poetry can inspire very different pieces of music. The first selection to be discussed is The Walrus And The Carpenter from Donovan’s HMS Donovan, a 1971 double album that was meant for children. […]

The Walrus And The Carpenter, Musically Speaking


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Feeling mimsy, uffish or slithy? Our Through The Looking-Glass wrap-up continues with an in depth discussion of Jabberwocky, including some explanations of portmanteaus and old timey Victorian words. Learn all about a picture book depicting Jabberwocky as a one-on-one basketball game, and hear Heather’s review of the Jabberwock Inn in Monterey, […]

Through The Looking-Glass Wrap-Up Part 2


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“You should learn not to make personal remarks,” Alice said with some severity, “It’s very rude.” Alice endures a lot of insults as she travels through Wonderland and Looking-Glass Land. Most barbs are directed at her intellect, but looks and personality are not off limits either. Compiling a list was challenging […]

Top 10 Alice In Wonderland Insults



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Who was The White Knight?! Learn all about the 1990 discovery that confirmed the identity of The White Knight from Through The Looking-Glass, And What Alice Found There. Who was this Olive Butler, and what did she have to do with The White Knight anyway? Listen to Heather stammer as she […]

Through The Looking-Glass Wrap-Up Part I


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Chapters 10, 11 & 12 – Shaking, Waking & Which Dreamed It? Episode Summary It takes Alice three chapters to wake up at the end of Through The Looking Glass. Experience the roller coaster of emotions that involve Shaking, Waking and Which Dreamed It? We will of course discuss at length Which Dreamed It, […]

Through The Looking-Glass Podcast Chapters 10, 11 and 12


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  Chapter 9 – Queen Alice Episode Summary Alice finally makes it to the eighth square in Chapter 9 of Through The Looking Glass entitled Queen Alice. She meets up with the Red Queen and White Queen, takes part in a most provoking queenly quiz and later attends (or is it hosts?) the […]

Through The Looking-Glass Podcast Chapter 9



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  Chapter 8 – “It’s My Own Invention” Episode Summary Alice is escorted through the seventh square of the chessboard that is Looking-Glass Land in Chapter 8 of Through The Looking Glass entitled “It’s My Own Invention.” Those quotation marks are totally intentional, someone says “It’s My Own Invention!” Repeatedly! Learn all about […]

Through The Looking-Glass Podcast Chapter 8


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Chapter 7 – The Lion And The Unicorn Episode Summary Alice meets up with The White King in Chapter 7 of Through The Looking Glass entitled The Lion And The Unicorn. Together they check out a certain maned king of the jungle and a mythical horned creature fighting for an equally mythical […]

Through The Looking-Glass Podcast Chapter 7


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Chapter 6 – Humpty Dumpty Episode Summary Alice meets a rather unpleasant egg in Chapter 6 of Through The Looking Glass entitled Humpty Dumpty. She finally learns the meaning of the poem Jabberwocky, while we get the lowdown on Lewis Carroll’s contributions to the English language including chortle and portmanteau. Humpty introduces us […]

Through The Looking-Glass Podcast Chapter 6



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Chapter 5 – Wool And Water Episode Summary Alice takes a rowboat out for a spin in Chapter 5 of Through The Looking Glass entitled Wool And Water. The White Queen is her boating companion, or is it a sheep?! Learn who actually said that famous quote about believing in six impossible things […]

Through The Looking-Glass Podcast Chapter 5


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Chapter 4 – Tweedledum And Tweedledee Episode Summary Alice encounters two chunky, childlike fellows in Chapter 4 of Through The Looking Glass entitled Tweedledum And Tweedledee. They favor her with the very famous poem The Walrus And The Carpenter, and also engage in a battle over a nice new rattle. Plus, hear Heather […]

Through The Looking-Glass Podcast Chapter 4


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Chapter 3 – Looking-Glass Insects Episode Summary Alice finds herself on an accidental train journey in Chapter 3 of Through The Looking Glass entitled Looking-Glass Insects. She makes the acquaintance of a chicken-sized gnat who explains the titular arthropods to her, and wanders through the wood with no names with […]

Through The Looking-Glass Podcast Chapter 3



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New Alice In Wonderland Movie Earns A Solid “It Was Pretty Okay” From Alice Is Everywhere A little Wonderland preamble, before we dive into my Alice Through The Looking Glass review: This movie is not a faithful adaptation of the book. It flat out has nothing to do with the book, really. […]

Alice Through The Looking Glass Review


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Chapter 2 – The Garden Of Live Flowers Episode Summary Alice runs into a bevy of disagreeable flora in Chapter 2 of Through The Looking-Glass, The Garden Of Live Flowers. She also learns just what game she is playing from The Red Queen, and how to advance. In addition, Heather […]

Through The Looking-Glass Podcast Chapter 2


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Chapter 1 : Looking-Glass House Episode Summary In our very first Through The Looking Glass podcast, learn about the origins of the sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Hear all about ANOTHER real-life Alice who may have helped inspire the tale. Meet Kitty, Snowdrop, Dinah and a bevy of talking […]

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When Did the Alice in Wonderland Books Take Place? The casual Alice reader may be surprised to learn there are specific answers hiding in both books… When Did Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Take Place? Common Knowledge – May 4 Alice’s Evidence In Pig and Pepper, the sixth chapter of Alice’s […]

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Mad Hatter Day, A Once Obscure Holiday… Is Still Pretty Obscure Did you know that October 6 is Mad Hatter Day? If you are trying to figure out why, simply take a look at his hat. 10/6! Get it?! Of course, the actual 10/6 on the Hatter’s hat is just […]

Mad Hatter Day Is October 6


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AKA The Walrus and the Carpenter or the… Whatever, Just Make It Three Syllables! Analyzing Alice in Wonderland books is endless fun. What was the Caterpillar smoking? Did Lewis Carroll hate little boys? Who is the Queen of Hearts, really? Why a rabbit hole??? Countless questions have been discussed by […]

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