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Episode 18: Michael Sheen on a velvet couch

Posted on | May 9, 2009 | 1 Comment

In episode 18, we discuss Mormonism’s influence on the Twilight Series and possible Rob Pattinson disguises.


  • “Mr. Pattinson” – Parody of Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel

Twilight News

  • Composer of New Moon will not be Carter Burwell. Rumored to be Alexandre Desplat (See Carter Burwell’s website)
  • Rob Pattinson #1 on USA TODAY’s Celebrity Heat Index for the first time this past week (See USA Today)
  • Michael Sheen is in Vancouver and Stephenie Meyer in Vancouver (See
  • Ashley Greene’s interview with OK! Magazine (See OK!)

Newborn News

Meat of Discussion- Mormonism’s influence on Twilight Series

  • See Wikipedia article
  • Stephenie Meyer is a Mormon
  • Gender roles in Mormonism
  • Men as prophets- Is Edward like a prophet?
  • Is Bella and Edward part of an “celestial marriage”?
  • Eroticism of Twilight versus the spirituality of the characters
  • Recommended reading: Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

Ways Rob could disguise himself from fangirls


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One Response to “Episode 18: Michael Sheen on a velvet couch”

  1. Mr. Pattinson - A Song Parody : Twilight Newborns
    May 23rd, 2009 @ 7:51 am

    […] There is nothing like taking a sweet song and abusing it for our own desires, which is what happened to Simon and Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson” on our last podcast (Episode 18). […]

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