Daniel and Dave Discuss Every Episode of DGL

A weekly podcast in which Daniel Gray and Dave Brown talk about a specific episode of the hit family radio drama Down Gilead Lane.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Slow Walk DGL Episode #53!

In this week's SWDGL we discuss Lori Twichell's first episode, "O Little Town of Coleraine." We also talk about the latest Narnia movie and make a few tweaks to a popular Christmas song in light of the episode!
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Friday, December 24, 2010

Slow Walk DGL Episode #52 (Christmas Special)!

Join us as we celebrate the music of Christmas, the traditions of Christmas, and "The Best Christmas on Record"! In our longest podcast ever we feature our favorite Christmas songs, quiz each other on DGL trivia, perform SceneWhat?, and discuss "The Best Christmas on Record." See below for download options and a full schedule!
Download the full regular version (default option).
Download the full high-quality version.
Download the high-quality version, part one (includes quiz and song countdown).
Download the high-quality version, part two (includes reviews and SceneWhat?).

0:00: Introduction
4:37: Christmas Traditions
23:50: DGL Quiz
52:00: Christmas Song Countdown
1:20:42 (0:00): Fan Reviews of "Best Christmas on Record"
1:53:10 (32:54): Discussion of "The Best Christmas on Record"
2:29:32 (1:09:15): SceneWhat?
2:37:06 (1:16:48): Conclusion
3:08:33 (1:48:16): Blooper Reel

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Slow Walk DGL Episode #51!

From Daniel and Dave, With Love! In our 51st podcast we talk about a DGL Christmas episode, tease one another and our reviewers, and sing two favorite Christmas songs! It really has to be heard to be believed! :-D
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Also, if you want to send in a review of this weekend's episode "O Little Town of Coleraine" you only have until Thursday at 3PM (MST) for inclusion in next week's podcast (reviews later than then will be read or played the week after).

Friday, December 17, 2010

"From Mary, With Love"!

DGL's first Christmas special is airing this weekend, and you won't want to miss it! Brooke will write, Mary will cry, and a Baby will be born! After you listen, please share your thoughts with us...
  • Was this episode touching? Why or why not?
  • Did you appreciate hearing the relationship between Brooke and her mother? Why do you think Mrs. Morrison was so moved by the letter?
  • Did you like that the DGL characters played the Bible characters in the story, or was this awkward? 
    • Did the Morrison brothers make good shepherds?
    • Would you have liked Luke to play the role of Joseph?
  • What did this episode succeed best in doing: showing the virgin Mary in a new light, presenting a message about responsibility, or dramatizing the Christmas story?
We want to hear from as many DGL fans as possible about this classic DGL episode, so feel free to review in whatever way you want to (you don't have to answer the questions!)--but please don't forget to give "From Mary, With Love" a rating. Your deadline for reviewing is 1PM on Monday!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Slow Walk DGL Episode #50!

It's our fiftieth podcast! Join us as we talk about "Can Do," episode #50 of DGL! We over-analyze the Morrisons' can bug, give our thoughts on Luke in this show, and comment on all the other little things in this episode in our fun and thorough style!
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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Super Sleuthing with the Morrisons!

Well, maybe it's not so "super," but the Morrison kids are definitely becoming more confrontation in their investigations in this week's DGL episode, "Can Do"! Join them as they seek to satisfy their curiosity...
  • What did you think of the Morrisons' can bug?
  • Did you feel sad for Luke? Why or why not?
  • Did Ben do a good job at talking to his son? Based on later episodes, do you think Luke took his advice to heart?
If you would like to hear your review on our next podcast, you have until 1PM on Monday to submit it!

Friday, December 10, 2010

Slow Walk DGL Episode #49!

Stop being "Insomni-maniacs" and come join Daniel and Dave as they discuss 4-5! From falling out of trees to drinking too much coffee, there's plenty to talk about with this week's DGL episode!
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Monday, December 6, 2010

Review "The Best Christmas on Record"!

Last chance to review! The double-length DGL Christmas special "The Best Christmas on Record" will not be played on the radio this year, but we are planning to discuss this show in an upcoming podcast. As always we would love to receive your thoughts on this show--you can listen to the show here if you haven't heard it before or want to re-listen to it. (Note: The following questions contain spoilers.)

The Morrisons at Christmas Time:
  • Which Morrison Christmas tradition did you like best? Do you have any of the same traditions?
  • Did you find the family togetherness--the good-natured teasing and so on--that was presented in this show heart-warming?
  • Was the Morrison family singing together a touching way to end the episode? Do you think "Silent Night" was the most fitting Christmas carol for them to sing?
Going Back 15 Years:
  • Did the actors do a good job at sounding younger in the flashbacks?
  • Was the re-telling of "The Gift of the Magi" on DGL a good idea? (You can read O. Henry's short story here.)
  • Is Arnie (of Arnie's Antiques) a memorable character?
  • Do you consider Mary too emotional in this episode, or do you think her getting upset is more understandable in this episode since she's pregnant with Brooke?
  • Do you think Coleraine deserved to win the competition?
The Richters at Their Best and Worst:
  • Did you like hearing from Tiffany at the Classic Coleraine Christmas? Why do you think Monica was trying to be nice to the Morrisons there?
  • Was Monica's drive to get the town looking classic (in the flashbacks) humorous? Did you like how she got her comeuppance?
  • Do you think the "twist in the tale" near the very end was satisfactory (or even much of a "twist")? Why do you think Monica chose to give everything back?
A Different Feel:
  • Were you disappointed that Jacob didn't host this episode?
  • Did you like that the show is longer than other DGL shows? Did you think the pacing was right?
  • How many stars (out of five, ten, or one hundred) would you give this episode?
Answer as few or as many questions from above as you like! You have until 1PM on Wednesday to get your thoughts in. Also, we'd love to hear a Christmas message (between ten and thirty seconds long) from you for that podcast! Our e-mail address is slowwalkdgl@gmail.com.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Sleepless in Coleraine!

Find out why two "Insomni-maniacs" aren't getting enough sleep in this week's episode! You'll also hear the return of a character who's important to the mystery of Grace...
  • Was Brooke caffeinated disturbing to hear, or funny? Which aspects of her exam preparation were good and which were unwise?
  • Were you surprised when Mikey fell out of the tree?
  • Did you appreciate getting back to the Grace saga with this episode? Did you feel that the return of the doctor added to the show? (In particular, what did you think of the first scene at the Sunrise Grill--was it scary? Cliché? Weird? Riveting?)
  • Was the lesson of the show illustrated best in Brooke's, Mikey's, or the doctor's storyline?
Make sure to give the show a rating! You have until 1PM (MST) on Monday to share your thoughts--we can't wait to hear them!

Friday, December 3, 2010

Slow Walk DGL Episode #48!

Come visit "Grandmother's House" (S-6) with us! We talk about Coleraine's location, celebrating Christmas in winter, long car trips, and lots of other fun things!
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