Blooms & Barnacles
By Kelly Bryan
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A blog and podcast that discuss James Joyce's Ulysses from a non-academic point of view. Less snooty, more movie references.
||Clean4 - Introibo Ad Altare Dei||Kelly and Dermot talk about page #1 of Ulysses, taking a deep dive into the symbolism of the Catholic Mass in the opening scene. There's lots of talk about blasphemy, transubstatiation, saints and why Kelly was a terrible altar server back in the day. W||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 - Joyce v. Gogarty||In this episode we tackle the falling out between James Joyce and Oliver St John Gogarty, the origins of the character Buck Mulligan, what really happened in the Martello tower, blasphemous poetry and how Joyce found his sense of humor.||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2- Ulysses & The Odyssey: Telemachus!||Dermot and Kelly discuss the connections between Ulysses and The Odyssey. We take on the Gilbert schema, how to market a book like Ulysses, what exactly happens in the opening chapters of The Odyssey, and how it corresponds to the "Telemachus" epsiode o||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1 - Tom O'Leary||Tom O'Leary is an Irish-born actor and pub owner living in Portland, OR. He and Blooms and Barnacles host Kelly started the Ulysses Support Group (aka Book Club) together in 2017, and it is still going strong today! Kelly and Tom talk about why they lov||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|