Castle in the Sky is episode 232 focusing on the film of the same name as part of the Howl's Moving Podcastle miniseries. Posted August 25, 2019.
Emily Yoshida returns to discuss 1986's Castle in the Sky! But what is the appeal of a Miyazaki film? Is 'chaotic good' a Miyazaki character type? A kind moss robot we stan? Together with the #thetwofriends they examine large adult sky pirate sons, going ham and eggs, Angus the movie, the Studio Ghibli theme park and more!
Milestones and Ephemera
- Mortal Engies talk!
- We love large adult sons!
- Emily’s Rampage piece for Vulture: Rampage Is the Only Mutant Alligator Movie With the Guts to Re-create 9/11 
- Alan Sepinwall’s interview of Timothy Olyphant for Rolling Stone: Bullock’s Last Stand: Timothy Olyphant on ‘Deadwood: The Movie’ and David Milch 
- Turkish box office game: Weekend of July 13, 2007 (rerelease)
- Griffin can’t get in to see Toy Story 4! David is seeing it after the recording and Disney won't give him (or anyone else?!) a plus one.
- And as always… it’s about the sky!
- Blank Check Podcast. Castle in the Sky. Audioboom. Retrieved on January 2, 2022.
- Emily Yoshida. Rampage Is the Only Mutant Alligator Movie With the Guts to Re-create 9/11. Vulture. Retrieved on August 3, 2022.
- Alan Sepinwall. Bullock’s Last Stand: Timothy Olyphant on ‘Deadwood: The Movie’ and David Milch. Rolling Stone. Retrieved on August 3, 2022.