Posted on | September 16, 2009 | 1 Comment
In episode 29, we discuss the New Moon trailer that premiered at the MTV VMAs and late 19th Century Chicago as described in Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City.
- Parody of Pat Benatar’s We Belong
- New Moon trailer premiering at the VMAs (Watch the trailer here at twilightthemovie.com)
- “Meet on the Equinox” song by Death Cab for Cutie (Listen to the song here at mtv.com)
- Kristen Stewart’s wig on Eclipse
- New Moon showtimes on sale in select U.S. locations. Buy tickets now.
- Team Jacob and Team Edward corn mazes in Utah (Read more at DeseretNews.com)
- Kellan Lutz and Peter Facinelli go to yoga together (Read more at CullenBoysAnonymous.com)
- Bella Swan’s birthday – September 13
- Renesmee Carlie Cullen’s birthday – September 10
- Boo Boo Stewart has been cast as Seth Clearwater in Eclipse (See an interview with him at TwilightLexicon.com)
- New Pocket Edward Youtube video – Watch it here!
- Fan of the week: iamatwihard
- Twilight Newborn contest until Sept 30! Essay: What Team are you on and why? Email us at twilightnewborns AT gmail.com
Meat of the Discussion: Edward Masen’s Chicago as described in The Devil in the White City
- Wikipedia entry about The Devil in the White City
- Wikipedia entry about 1893 Chicago’s World Fair
- Chicago at the time was somewhere a person could easily go missing and many did
- Very dirty, crowded and chaotic – stockyards were a major tourist attraction
- The Jungle by Upton Sinclair also describes Chicago during Edward’s human time. See the Wikipedia entry about The Jungle.
- Similarities between serial killers and vampires
- Edward’s parents may have met at the Chicago World’s Fair
- H.H.Holmes – first American serial killer. Could he have been a vampire hiding his victims’ remains?
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