Save a Waltz for Zelda Fitzgerald

Our second episode of Storical is all about Zelda Fitzgerald, wife and muse to F. Scott Fitzgerald, and author-artist in her own right. Zelda died on March 10, 1948. My apologies as my voice starts to give out toward the end of the episode.

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Books & Media Mentioned:

Zelda - Nancy Milford: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12334.Zelda

Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation - Judith Mackrell: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17375478-flappers

Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby - Sarah Churchwell: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18079759-careless-people

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald - Therese Anne Fowler: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15994634-z

Z: The Beginning of Everything (TV show on Amazon): https://www.amazon.com/Z-Beginning-Everything-Season-1/dp/B017APVGL4

Beautiful Fools - R. Clifton Spargo: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16101217-beautiful-fools

Clips of Zelda from Midnight in Paris: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIcTbQj4bZw

Bonus not mentioned in episode! Natasha Richardson as Zelda in a made for TV movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaFKtzsvdWA

The Strange, Tragic Life of Mary Shelley

Very first episode! Hope you enjoy Storical! We’re kicking things off with Mary Shelley who died on February 1, 1851.

Mary Shelley was the author of Frankenstein and had a pretty wild life. Learn all about the teen author's rebellious streak and then check out some recommended books and movies so you can continue your Mary Shelley love fest.

You can also listen on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, or Stitcher.

Books & Media Mentioned:

Hideous Love - Stephanie Hemphill

The Strange, True Life of Frankenstein's Creator, Mary Shelley - Catherine Reef

In Search of Mary Shelley: The girl who wrote Frankenstein - Fiona Sampson

Cadaver and Queen - Alisa Kwitney

The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency - Jordan Stratford

Mary Shelley - 2017 film starring Elle Fanning

Brains On Podcast - Mary Shelley and the Science of Frankenstein

Guillermo del Toro BAFTA Acceptance Speech

Bonus! Forgot to mention on the episode, check out Penny Dreadful for a soulful performance of both Victor and the Monster.

Comment below if you have more suggestions! A friend just recommended some hilarious Drunk History Episodes. Percy & Mary Shelley, Lord Byron.