Episode 21: Whatever Happened to Margot Bamborough?
We're back this week, covering the exciting killer reveal in chapters 69 through 71 of Troubled Blood. In this episode, our heroes' year-long investigation comes to a close, with Robin and Barclay honing in on Margot's body, and Strike confronting Margot's killer. Comes complete with a theme song for Barclay and Robin's grave-digging adventures! Links: www.twitter.com/thesefilespod https://www.eso.org/public/usa/images/eso1428b/
November 19, 2021
Episode 20: Into the Cave of the Cyclops
We're back this week for a new episode, this time covering chapters 66 through 68 of Troubled Blood. In this episode, we finally hear Gloria Conti's story, figure out some more important clues, and watch in awe as Strike outwits Dennis Creed.
November 4, 2021
Episode 19: Swans & Donkeys & Secret Tips to Lose Belly Fat, Oh My!
We're back this week, this time covering chapters 63 through 65 of Troubled Blood. In this episode, we see the introduction of The Blue Dress, Robin and Strike's road trip to Skegness to interview Douthewaite, and an intriguing theory from Lindsay regarding the swans that make an appearance!
October 21, 2021
Episode 18: ...In The Post?
We're back this week for another episode, this time covering chapters 60-62 of Troubled Blood. In this episode, we delve into our heroes' reactions to the curry scene, discuss Pat's horrible taste in men, and see Strike and Robin have another fight that continues to help level the emotional playing field between them. Link: www.twitter.com/thesefilespod
October 7, 2021
Episode 17: Damn It, Barclay! (ft Clara of Denmark Street Deep Dive)
We're back this week for another episode, this time covering chapters 57-59 of Troubled Blood with our dear friend Clara, of the Denmark Street Deep Dive podcast! In this episode, we cover the events leading up to the biggest advancement in Strike and Robin's relationship thus far, all while shaking our collective fists at Barclay and cheering at Morris's firing. Links: Our Twitter: www.twitter.com/thesefilespod Clara's Twitter: www.twitter.com/clarastrike Interview with Graham Norton: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpgO49n3qD4&ab_channel=TheRowlingLibrary
September 23, 2021
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: www.twitter.com/sefilespod http://cornishword.co.uk/rudhek-is-the-cornish-word-for-robin/ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/254381847_Prostitution_and_Trafficking_in_Nine_Countries
September 9, 2021
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. www.twitter.com/thesefilespod http://strikefans.com/nightingale-grove-hither-green/ http://strikefans.com/star-cafe/ http://strikefans.com/belgique/ http://strikefans.com/aldersbrook-road-and-wanstead-flats/
August 26, 2021
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! Keep up to date with our updates at: www.twitter.com/thesefilespod
August 12, 2021
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: http://twitter.com/thesefilespod http://strikefans.com/all-saints-church-leamington-spa/ http://strikefans.com/the-old-library-leamington-spa/ http://strikefans.com/royal-pump-rooms-museum-and-art-gallery-leamington-spa/ http://strikefans.com/premier-inn-leamington-spa/ https://www.amazon.com/Astrology-14-Your-New-Sign/dp/0672513323 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leamington_Spa http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/fVirgo_Dunn.htm
July 29, 2021
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. Links: www.twitter.com/thesefilespod
July 15, 2021
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. **CONTENT WARNING: Discussion of rape, porn, human trafficking, and miscarriage* Miscarriage discussion: 14:21-21-:18 Porn discussion: 34:57-50:39 Links: www.twitter.com/thesefilespod https://toofab.com/2021/06/17/pornhub-sued-by-34-women-claiming-videos-were-used-without-consent/?fbclid=IwAR3A-FeMznbIDOcV0IQbXEWIEId5sf23y5t3p8RPN0X6usieJCoWW1nUwTg https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/stories-51391981 https://edition.cnn.com/2015/02/06/asia/japan-rape-porn-arrest/index.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/10/16/men-behind-girlsdoporn-lured-young-women-with-modeling-jobs-then-tricked-them-into-porn-fbi-says/ https://www.nbcnews.com/news/crime-courts/florida-man-arrested-after-videos-missing-teen-surface-pornography-website-n1072141 https://www.justice.gov/archive/usao/fls/PressReleases/2012/120217-03.html Abuse in porn production: Nikki Benz Sues MindGeek: https://jezebel.com/porn-actress-nikki-benz-sues-mindgeek-brazzers-co-sta-1825143669 Leigh Raven & Riley Nixon’s Story: https://www.dailydot.com/irl/adult-film-actresses-sexual-violence-set/ https://www.academia.edu/4847671/Sex_Trafficking_of_Women_for_the_Production_of_Pornography SlutWalk: Black Women’s Blueprint, “An Open Letter From Black Women to Slutwalk”, Gender and Society, 30, 1, (2016): 9-13. https://www.jstor.org/stable/24756160 SlutWalk: A Stroll Through White Supremacy https://tothecurb.wordpress.com/
July 2, 2021
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. Links mentioned: www.twitter.com/thesefilespod
June 18, 2021
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: http://strikefans.com/hampton-court-palace/ https://archiveofourown.org/users/pools_of_venetianblue/pseuds/pools_of_venetianblue/works https://twitter.com/thesefilespod
June 4, 2021
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: https://www.hogwartsprofessor.com/who-killed-leda-strike-uncle-ted-did-it/ https://archiveofourown.org/users/pools_of_venetianblue/pseuds/pools_of_venetianblue/works https://twitter.com/thesefilespod https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Brudos http://strikefans.com/real-people-of-troubled-blood/
May 21, 2021
Episode 7: Merry Fuckin' 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/link mentioned: http://strikefans.com/hamleys/ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-album-reviews/review-joni-mitchell-strikes-a-delicate-balance-on-court-and-spark-194402/ https://twitter.com/clarastrike https://twitter.com/TheSEFilesPod
May 7, 2021
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: http://twitter.com/clarastrike http://strikefans.com/circus-street-greenwich/ http://strikefans.com/the-trafalgar-tavern/ http://strikefans.com/fortnum-mason/
April 23, 2021
Episode 5: For Some Reason... (ft Paula and Sam)
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: http://strikefans.com/paddington-station/ http://strikefans.com/notes-cafe/
April 16, 2021
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 today's episode: http://strikefans.com/albemarle-way-clerkenwell/ http://strikefans.com/clerkenwell/ http://strikefans.com/perfumes-of-troubled-blood/
April 9, 2021
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: https://robert-galbraith.com/discover/why-london/ https://robert-galbraith.com/discover/strikes-character/ https://robert-galbraith.com/discover/strike-and-robin/ https://robert-galbraith.com/discover/robins-character/ https://robert-galbraith.com/discover/robin/ https://robert-galbraith.com/discover/page-to-screen/ https://robert-galbraith.com/discover/denmark-street/
April 2, 2021
Episode 3: The Worst Birthday (ft 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!
March 17, 2021
Episode 2: Back to London (ft Sam)
The journey continues in part 2 covering chapters 4-7 of Troubled Blood, as our favorite detective duo begins their investigation into what really happened to Margot Bamborough.
February 28, 2021
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.
February 13, 2021
Episode 1: Welcome to St Mawes (ft Sam)
Kenz, Lindsay, and special guest Sam dive into chapters 1-3 of part 1 of Troubled Blood.
February 5, 2021
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.
January 20, 2021