BTW 016 – My First Ever Interview w/ Duncan Weller

Oi! Espero que tenha tido um bom Natal!  That’s Portuguese for:  Hi!  I hope that you had a good Christmas!
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Joke of the Week!

Joke of the Week

Joke Man: The teacher said to one of her students: Tell the class what book you read and what you thought about it?  Then the student said: I read the phone book. I did not understand it because it had too many characters.  

Links and Videos of the Week!

This is the website where you can read all about Duncan Weller: duncanweller.com

Author of the Week!

Duncan Weller is a local author who writes and has written many children’s books as well as some adult novels, too.

This is the link where you can browse and buy all of his books: Duncan Weller’s ebook store

Thanks for Listening!

Obrigado pela atenção, espero que você tenha gostado!  That’s Portuguese for: Thanks for listening, I hope you enjoyed!

If you did enjoy it, please send me an email letting me know if you think I should continue doing interviews!  I know I enjoyed doing it, but I’d like to know if they are interesting to listen to or not. Let me know if I should jazz up the questions!  What would you ask your favorite author if you were doing an interview?

So until next week, keep on reading and come back next week!

BTW 015 – Road trips, Arguments, and Family Reunions!

Well, look who’s here!  You must like Between Two Worlds, since you’ve kept coming back for 15 episodes!  Not that it’s a bad thing if you like my podcast!  I mean, if I didn’t talk on the podcast, it would still be my absolute favourite podcast!  Anyways, enough with the chit-chat!  Now here are the usual show notes!

Links and Videos of the Week!

Here is a link to the AWESOME podcast that I was interviewed on: Write2BRead Podcast

Book of the Week!

This graphic novel is a quick read, but very very good!

Thanks For Listening!

Once again, thanks for listening!  I hope that you enjoy this episode and read Sisters, because I think that you won’t regret it!  So until next week, keep on reading and come back next week!

BTW 014 – Magical Curses, The Glass Slipper and, of course, The Charming Prince!

Hi’ya!  How y’all doing today?  If y’er doing good, well that’s darn toot’n good!  Hehe!  Sorry about the accent.  Oh well.  As long as you understood what I said, it dosen’t matter what kind of accent I was typing in!  Right?  Right.  Anyways, enough with all the chit-chat.  Here is the actual Between Two Worlds show notes!

Fun Facts & Joke of the Week!

Fun Fact No. 1

Snow White is the only Disney Princess to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This happened in 1987.

Fun Fact No. 2

Belle is the only Disney Princess to have hazel eyes.

Fun Fact No. 3

Ariel is the only Disney Princess to not be born a human.

Joke Store

Joke Man:  Why did Micky Mouse go to Outer Space?
Sadie:  Hmmmmm…I don’t know!
Joke Man:  To find Pluto!

Links and Videos of the Week!

Here is a video of how to make an awesome duct tape craft!

 

Book of the Week!

This is a book written from a girl’s point of view.  That’s why I think that mostly girls would like to read Ella Enchanted!

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for Listening!

Once again, thanks for listening!  It means a lot to me!  Don’t forget to tell all of your friends about Between Two Worlds, as well as leaving me a rating and a review on iTunes!  So until next week, keep on reading and come back next week!

BTW 013 – Fun Facts, Fun Facts, and Then the Joke Store!

Welcome to my website, Earthlings.  Or are you Earthlings?  Maybe you don’t come from Planet Earth!  Maybe you come from Planet Saxaphonex like a character in my novel that I’m writing!  Well, you probably don’t come from a different planet, but just to be on the safe side if you come from a different planet, then please leave btwpodcast.com.  Thank you for your convenience.  Anyways….here is the usual website stuff!

Joke of the Week!

Joke Man:  What does a spy do when he gets cold?
Sadie:  Hmm…I don’t know!  What does a spy do when he gets cold?
Joke Man:  He goes undercover!

Links and Videos of the Week!

This is a link to an awesome video on the Ology youtube channel: The Disappearing Dot!
Here is the link to the Guinness Book of World Record’s totally AWESOME kids website: Kids Record Website!

Book of the Week!

Here are Amazon links to Spyology, the book that I used in this episode:

 Thanks for Listening!

Once again thanks for listening, it means a lot to me!  I hope that you liked this special episode and if you did, please tell your friends and their friends to listen to my podcast and leave me a rating and a review on iTunes or Stitcher!  So until next week, keep on reading and come back next week!

BTW 012 – Time Travel, Dinosaurs and Green Buttons!

Hello!  Boy am I glad you came back!  I was worried that since this is is the 12th episode you would get bored and not want to come back!  But, I guess if you are reading this then that means you didn’t get bored and you did come back!  Whew!  But, if you do get excited and your parents tell you to calm down then press the Big Green Button and act like the dude you see!

Green-Button!

Fun Facts and Joke of the Week!

Fun Fact No. 1

Dinosaurs are not extinct – Birds are living dinosaurs.

Fun Fact No. 2

Some dinosaurs had more than 1000 teeth.  All dinosaurs could replace their teeth at any time.  

Fun Fact No. 3

The average dinosaur was no bigger than a station wagon.  The smallest dinosaur was no bigger than a robin.  The largest was 3 school-buses long!

Joke of the Week!

Joke Man:  What do you call a sleeping dinosaur?
Sadie:  I don’t know!
Joke Man:  A dino-snore!

Links and Videos of the Week!

The link that I gave you this week is that Big Green Button at the beginning of the post! 🙂

Book of the Week!

This series by Mary Pope Osborne is one of those ones that make you feel like you are going on the adventure too!

Thanks for Listening!

Once again, thanks for not getting bored!  I hope that you keep listening to Between Two Worlds!  If you do, then, until next week, keep on reading and come back next week!

 

BTW 011 – Potions, Broomsticks, and Why I Have to Always Read the Book First!

Hi everyone!  Of course, this is Sadie!  How are you this week?  Leave me a comment by clicking here or send me an email by clicking the big red button!

 

button picFun Facts & Joke of the Week!

Fun Fact No. 1

JK Rowling filled five notebook pages with made up “Q” words before she came up with “Quidditch”.

Fun Fact No. 2

JK Rowling went from being unemployed to becoming a multi-millionaire in five years.

Fun Fact No. 3

JK Rowling’s parents met at King’s Cross Station, where Harry takes the Hogwarts Express each year.

Joke of the Week!

Joke Man:  What do you call a dead person in a closet?

Sadie:  I don’t know!

Joke Man:  A 1918 hide-and-go-seek champion!

Links and Videos of the Week!

This week–instead of a link or video–I will put the recipes from my Harry Potter Potions Class!

Here is a list of wacky ingredients you might need:

Dragon Blood: Cranberry Juice

Horklump Juice:  Lemonade

Unicorn Blood:  Cream Soda

Mermaid Tears:  Sprite

Pond Slime:  Partially mashed kiwi

Puffer Fish Eyes:  Grapes

Bat Spleens:  Gushers (any flavour)

Octopus Powder:  Tang Powder (Orange)

Ground Mandrake Root:  Cinnamon

Exploding Ginger Eyelash:  Rum extract

Snake Venom:  Vanilla extract

Infusion of Wormwood:  Pumpkin pie spice

Swamp Foam:  Kool-Whip

Flobberworm Mucus:  Butter

Pumpkin:  Canned pumpkin

Gillyweed Stings:  Rice Krispies

Marvelous Marshmallows:  Marshmallows

 

Here are measurements that you will need:

Measure – 1 cup

Small measure – 1 quarter cup

A pinch – 1 TBSP

A dash – 1 TSP

Juice from a… – Squeeze out the juice from inside

 

Here is the recipe for the love potion, Amorentia:

Add the following ingredients in a large mixing bowl:

5 Puffer-Fish Eyes

A pinch of Octopus Powder

4 small measures of Mermaid Tears

Measure of Dragon Blood

Juice from 4 squeezed Bat Spleens

Now mix them all up and drink it!

 

Here is the recipe for Pumpkin Pasties:

INGREDIENTS:  1 – 1/2 pinches Flobberworm Mucus, 20 Marvelous Marshmallows, 3 Measures Gillyweed Stings, 1 Small Measure of Pumpkin, ½ a Dash Infusion of Wormwood and ½ a dash Ground Mandrake Root.

DIRECTIONS:

Microwave 1-1/2 Flobberworm Mucus in a large microwavable bowl or until melted.  Add Marvelous Marshmallows; toss to coat in butter. Microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds, or until the Marvelous Marshmallows puff, stirring every 45 seconds until the Marvelous Marshmallows are completely melted and mixture is well blended.  Now, add Pumpkin, Infusion of Wormwood and Ground Mandrake Root.  Stir in cereal.

Press the mixture onto a cookie sheet.  Cut into squares or shapes as desired.

Book of the Week!

This is the best series EVER if you love magic, witches and wizards!

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks For Listening!

Once again, thanks for listening and don’t forget to click the big red button at the top of this post to send me an email!  So until next week, keep on reading and come back net week!

BTW 010 – Santa Claus, Christmas, and Pen Names!

Hello, fellow earthlings!  How are you?  I am good.  Last week, my parents went to Florida WITHOUT ME!  Can you believe that?  But…anyways, they brought me back some really cool presents:  A Geo-Light, a pack of Bazooka Bubblegum and a roll of rainbow duct tape!  Later today I am going to make wallets out of the duct tape with my mom, which will be fun!  Now, let’s get looking at the Post of the Week!

Fun Facts & Joke of the Week!

Fun Fact No. 1

Santa Claus is also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Grandfather Frost and Kris Kringle.

Fun Fact No. 2

Santa’s ninth reindeer was originally named Rolo and then Reginald, before Robert L. May settled on Rudolph in his 1939 song “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer.”

Fun Fact No. 3

In Germany, mistletoe has a strange name which is “Dung on a Twig.”  Mistletoe got this name because a bird called the Mistlethrush eats the berries, digests the seeds, and then leaves droppings, which eventually grow into new mistletoe plants!

Joke of the Week!

Joke Man:  What is white and red and goes up and down, up and down, up and down and up and down?

Sadie:  I don’t know Mr. Joke Man.

Joke Man:  Santa Claus playing with buttons in an elevator!

Links and Videos of the Week!

Here is the link to a website that tells you what Santa is called in different places around the world: Santa Clause Around the World!

Also, here is a link to a great website for learning math!  Create an account by clicking here!

Book of the Week!

The book of the week this week is a adventure novel called Santa Exposed! (Only read this book if you want to know the truth), by Guy Incognito.

Thanks for Listening!

Once again, thanks for listening and I hope that you enjoyed!  Also, don’t forget to leave me a comment telling me what you call Santa Claus!  So until next week, keep on reading and come back next week!

BTW 009 – Old Cars, Movie Theatre Dates, and The Beach!

Hi everybody!  Welcome back to my freshly polished website…I know what you’re thinking right now.  How can a website be “freshly polished”?  Well, to tell you the truth, it isn’t actually polished but it sounds cool to say “Welcome back to my freshly polished website.”  Anyways, here is my usual website post:

Fun Facts & Joke of the Week!

Fun Fact No. 1

Once there was a man who got a speeding ticket for 100,000 dollars!  The man was driving at 180 in Switzerland.

Fun Fact No. 2

Toyota is the world’s largest car company.  They make 13,000 cars every DAY!  

Fun Fact No. 3

It would take less than six months to get to the moon by car at 60 mph or 95 kph.

Joke of the Week!

Joke Man:  What do you call a witch at the beach?

Sadie:  Hmmmmmm… that, Mr. Joke Man, is an extremely good question.  I really just do not know!

Joke Man:  A sandwitch! (sandwich)

Links and Videos of the Week!

This week I (again) didn’t say specifically what videos I would put this week so I will just put a cool video for you to watch!

This song is called Queens of Noise by The Runaways!

Book of the Week!

The best comic series that has ever existed!  Welcome to… Archie Comics!

Here is a link to the Archie Comics website, where they have tons of awesome comic books:  Archie Comics.

This is one of the big Archie jamboree books that I have:

 Thanks for Listening!

Once again thanks for listening and I hope that you enjoyed!  Please go to iTunes and leave me a rating and a review if you haven’t already!  I hope that you come back for more fun next week!  So until next week, keep on reading and come back next week!

BTW 008 – Moving Vans, Gorillas, and Brand New (Wrecked) Houses!

Hi!  I decided that this week I am going to add a new section on my website that has all three of the Fun Facts and the Joke of the Week from that episode in it, so that if you want to tell your friends and family you don’t need to find them in the episode, you can just come to my website!

Fun Facts & Joke of the Week!

Here are the Fun Facts from episode 008:

Fun Fact No. 1:

All gorillas have a unique finger print just like humans!

Fun Facts No. 2:

Gorillas never sleep in the same nest twice.  They make a new one every time that they take a nap and when they go to sleep at night!

Fun Fact No. 3:

If the leader in a troop of gorillas dies or is killed, the troop goes their separate ways to find new troops to be a part of.  However, if a younger male challenges the leader and wins, then he becomes the new leader and the troop stays intact.

Here is the Joke of the Week:

Mr. Joke Man:  How do you make a tissue dance?

Sadie:  I don’t know, Mr. Joke Man.

Mr. Joke Man:  You put a little boogie in it!

Links and Videos of the Week!

This week I said that I would put another Koo Koo Kangaroo video up, so here it is Folks, a Koo Koo Kangaroo (video)!

 

Book of the Week!

Amber Brown is a good book for kids, maybe, ages 8-11, especially girls.

Here is a link to buy it on Amazon:  Amber Brown is on the Move, by Bruce Coville & Elizabeth Levy

 

Thanks for Listening!

Once again, thanks for listening!  It means a lot to me!  I hope that you are enjoying Between Two Worlds!  So until next week, keep on reading and come back next week!

 

BTW 007 – Comets, Cosmology, and Evil Teachers!

Hi!  If you have already been to my AWESOME website, then welcome back!  If this is your first time on my website, then welcome to btwpodcast.com!  Also if this is your first time, then let me show you around:

If you look up (diagonally) to the right you will see the “Let’s be friends” buttons.  Also if you use your mouse and scroll down, then you can see all of my earlier posts!  So, ANYWAYS………. this week we are talking about space!  Well… a book about space:  GEORGE’S SECRET KEY TO THE UNIVERSE” by Lucy Hawking and Stephen Hawking!

Links and Videos of the Week!

I REALLY like getting emails and so if you would like to send me one click here!

Also, here is a video of “The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll” Joan Jett:

Book of the Week!

This book is great for adventure lovers of ages 7-11, George’s Secret Key to the Universe, by Lucy Hawking and Stephen Hawking!

Thanks for Listening!

Thanks again for listening.  It means a lot to me!  If you are enjoying Between Two Worlds, please go to iTunes and leave me a rating and review, unless you already have.  So until next week, keep on reading and come back next week!