The Strike & Ellacott Files

Episode 16: Can’t Say I Have

We’re back this week for another episode, this time covering chapters 54 through 56 of Troubled Blood. In this episode, we cover Charlotte’s suicide attempt and Strike’s complicated emotions surrounding it, Robin finally being rid of Matthew, and the unexpectedly hilarious interview with Betty Fuller.

Links/Sources: TSEF on Twitter, Cornish word for Robin, Prostitution and Trafficking in Nine Countries

Episode 15: Troubled Tummies (ft Sam)

Kenz, Pools, and Lindsay are back for another episode, joined by Sam, this time covering chapters 50 through 53 of Troubled Blood. In this episode, we cover Strike and Robin’s interviews with Janice and Brian Tucker, and the Bayliss sisters, and well as Strike’s hilarious jealousy regarding Morris.

Links: TSEF on Twitter, Nightingale Grove, Star Cafe, Belgique & Aldersbrook Road/Wanstead Flats

Episode 14: House of Bollocks (ft Paula and Sam)

Kenz, Lindsay and Pools are back this week for another episode, this time covering chapters 47 through 49 of Troubled Blood. In this episode, some of the things we cover include your amazing feedback to our Odyssey theory, the aftermath of Joan’s funeral, and Robin’s incredible interview with Satchwell.

Stay tuned for our next episode, covering chapters 50 through 53!


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Episode 13: It’s All Greek to Me

Kenz, Lindsay and Pools are back for chapters 45 and 46 of Troubled Blood! In this episode, we discuss Robin’s intense personal revelations regarding Strike, why it’s similar to chapter 40 of Career of Evil, an intriguing theory regarding a certain Homeric epic, and much more!

Links: TSEF on Twitter, All Saints Church, The Old Library, Royal Pump Rooms, Premier Inn, Astrology 14, Leamington Spa Wiki & Virgo Dunn Gravestones

Episode 12: Good for Her

Kenz, Lindsay and Pools are back for another episode, this time covering chapters 42 through 44 of Troubled Blood. In this episode, we cover the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day dinner, Strike’s apology, and one of the most heartbreaking moments in the book.

Episode 11: The Nightmare Dinner

Lindsay, Pools and Kenz are back for another episode of The Strike and Ellacott Files. During this episode, we discuss chapters 40 and 41 of Robert Galbraith’s Troubled Blood. Pools provides in-depth insights into Strike’s (poorly worded) dinner party argument, we despair over Wolfgang not getting his beef, and there is much gushing over the argument in the street that forever alters Strike and Robin’s relationship.

 

 

Porn discussion: 34:57-50:39

Links/Sources: 34 Women Claiming Videos Were Used Without Consent, Fake Sleep Study, Videos Sold, Girls Do Porn Owners Charged, Florida Man Arrested After Videos of Missing Teen Surface, Two Men Sentenced to Multiple Life Sentences For Enticing Women to Florida,  Nikki Benz Sues MindGeek, Leigh Raven & Riley Nixon’s Story, Sex Trafficking of Women for the Production of Pornography“An Open Letter From Black Women to Slutwalk” , SlutWalk: A Stroll Through White Supremacy

Episode 10: Strike & Robin’s No Good, Very Bad Day

 

We’re back this week with a new episode of The Strike & Ellacott Files! In this episode, we cover chapters 37 through 39 of Robert Galbraith’s Troubled Blood. We discuss some major clues towards the killer’s identity, the emotional buildup to the explosive Valentine’s Day argument, and important liquids.

Episode 9: A Little Less Beheading (ft Lindsay pools-of-venetian-blue)

 

Welcome back! In this episode, Kenz, Lindsay and Canadian!Lindsay cover chapters 35 and 36 of Robert Galbraith’s Troubled Blood. We discuss how much we hate Roy, a troublesome comparison of Matthew to Henry VIII, and the merits of astrology, among other things.

Links: Hampton Court Palace

Episode 8: Deare Knight (ft Lindsay pools-of-venetian-blue)

 

Kenz and Lindsay are back for another episode of the Strike & Ellacott Files! Together we are joined by none other than Lindsay, who goes by the moniker pools-of-venetian-blue online. We discuss chapters 31 through 34 of Robert Galbraith’s Troubled Blood. Topic-wise, we wade through all of our feelings regarding Strike and his aunt and uncle, Robin’s journey to self-discovery through Joni Mitchell’s music, and much, much more!

 

Links: Hogwarts Professor: Who Killed Leda Strike?, Ao3: pools_of_venetianblue, TSEF on Twitter, Wikipedia on Jerry Brudos, Real People of Troubled Blood 

Episode 7: Merry F****in’ Christmas (ft Clara of Denmark Street Deep Dive)

 

Clara Strike joins Kenz and Lindsay once more for yet another episode of The Strike and Ellacott Files. In this episode, we cover chapters 25-30 of Troubled Blood, discussing (among other things) the Shaggable You perfume debacle, important clues pointing towards the killer, and how awful Morris is.

 

**CW: Mention of the snuff film**

Locations/links mentioned:

Hamleys, Rolling Stone Joni Mitchell Review, Clara Strike on Twitter, TSEF on Twitter

Episode 6: Blame the Curry (ft Clara of Denmark Street Deep Dive)

 

Kenz and Lindsay discuss chapters 20 through 24 with our friend Clara Strike, the host of fellow Strike podcast Denmark Street Deep Dive. Together we delve into some beautiful parallels, Clara’s feelings on mushy peas, and, of course, The Fart. 

Links mentioned in today’s episode: 

Clara Strike on Twitter, Circus Street, The Trafalgar Tavern and Fortnum & Mason

Episode 5: For Some Reason…

 

Sam and Paula join Kenz and Lindsay for another exciting episode of The Strike and Ellacott Files. This time we discuss chapters 15-19 of Troubled Blood, contemplate Strike’s love of food and two detectives’ complete inability to emotionally put two and two together.

Links mentioned in this episode: Paddington Station and the Notes Cafe 

Episode 4: Margot’s Route (ft Paula and Sam)

 

Kenz and Lindsay are back for another episode of The Strike and Ellacott Files, this time covering chapters 12-14 of Robert Galbraith’s Troubled Blood with Paula and Sam from StrikeFans.com!

 

Links mentioned in this episode: Perfumes of Troubled Blood, Albemarle Way, Clerkenwell

Episode 3.5: Discovering the ‘Discover’ Section

 

Kenz and Lindsay are back for another new episode of The Strike and Ellacott Files, this time reviewing the available audio files on Robert Galbraith’s website.

 

Links referenced: Why London, Strike’s Character, Strike and Robin, Robin’s Character, Robin, Page to Screen and Denmark Street

 

Episode 3: The Worst Birthday (featuring Paula)

Kenz and Lindsay are back with a new episode of The Strike & Ellacott Files, this time covering chapters 8 through 11 of Troubled Blood. Paula is our special guest this week, and happens to be one of the co-founders of StrikeFans.com!

 

Episode 2: Back to London (featuring Sam)

The journey continues in part 2, as our favorite detective duo begins their investigation into what really happened to Margot Bamborough. Kenz, Lindsay and special guest Sam discuss chapters 4-7 of Troubled Blood. 

Episode 1.5: A Very Special Valentine’s Day Episode

Kenz and Lindsay discuss various aspects of Strike and Robin’s relationship in a very special Valentine’s Day themed episode of The Strike & Ellacott Files.

 

 

Episode 1: Welcome to St. Mawes (featuring Sam) 

 

Kenz, Lindsay, and special guest Sam dive into chapters 1-3 of part 1 of Troubled Blood.

 

 

Introduction to The Strike & Ellacott Files

 

Hi everyone, and thanks for listening to the Strike and Ellacott Files, an unofficial Cormoran Strike podcast and StrikeFans.com affiliate. In a special introductory episode, Kenz and Lindsay answer a few questions about their love of the Strike series and outline what their plans are for the rest of the season.

 

 

 

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