TMR Fresán Relisten Ep. 18: “The Past Is a Broken Toy That Everyone Fixes in His Own Way” [THE DREAMED PART]

Welcome to the Great Fresan Relisten of 2023! Over the next four weeks, we’ll be reissuing an episode a day from the The Invented Part and The Dreamed Part seasons of TMR so that you can catch-up, refresh your memory, have a few laughs, etc., before the May 10th launch of Season 19 on The Remembered Part.

Here are the show notes from the original airing:

This week’s episode brings us back to The Writer, unable to sleep, living near where Penelope’s house burned down (see: The Invented Part), and living off the fortunes of Penelope’s writings (RIP). There’s a great bit in this section about FBI agent Johnny Dancer and Vladimir Nabokov, there’s a horrifying (yet funny!) death scene, and an interesting translation question related to a bad joke. Plus, translator Will Vanderhyden gives us a few hints about what to expect in The Remembered Part!

Everyone already knows this week’s music, the video of which brings back so so so many memories . . .

You can purchase each of the books in the trilogy separately (InventedDreamedRemembered, OR, if you don’t have them and are ready for the reading event of 2023, then get The Part Trilogy for $40—approximately 30% off.

You can find all previous seasons of TMR on our YouTube channel aaand you can support us at Patreon and get bonus content before anyone else, along with other rewards, the opportunity to easily communicate with the hosts, etc. And please rate us—wherever you get your podcasts!

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