100 episodes

a podcast about fiction and tabletop rpgs

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a podcast about fiction and tabletop rpgs

    108: Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson (Patron’s Choice)

    108: Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson (Patron’s Choice)

    Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jannson The Map! Intro 00.07 // Synopsis 01.33 // Remarks 13.33 (OSR modules; OSR branding vs. mainstream RPGs; sandboxes, internal consistency, ecology, liminal spaces) // Media 33.11 (Fear of a Black Dragon Gardens of Ynn, Hilda, Tequendria and other OSR titles) // Thanks 35.35 Patreon Support this podcast on The…Read more 108: Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson (Patron’s Choice)

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    107: Children of Dune by Frank Herbert

    107: Children of Dune by Frank Herbert

    Children of Dune by Frank Herbert Children of Dune (TV Miniseries) (Image is of the Gerry Grace cover for Children of Dune) Intro 00:07 // Synopsis 01:15 // Remarks 26:51 (narrative transformation of Fremen and House Atreides, Pharaonic Imperium, The Hero’s Journey and the Monomyth, agency in an established timeline) // Media 39:32 Patreon Support…Read more 107: Children of Dune by Frank Herbert

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    106: Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert

    106: Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert

    Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert Children of Dune (TV Miniseries) (image source: isfdb.org) Intro 00:07 // Synopsis 01:39 // Remarks 13:21 (humans as special weapons, Bene Gesserit and Bene Tleilax, shapers and mechanists, law and chaos, changing face of Arrakis, plot structure and pacing, noble houses under siege) // Media 30:12 Patreon Support this podcast…Read more 106: Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert

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    105: Dune by Frank Herbert

    105: Dune by Frank Herbert

    Dune by Frank Herbert Dune (1984 film) directed by David Lynch Frank Herbert’s Dune (TV miniseries) Dune (2021 film) directed by Denis Villeneuve Intro 00:07 // Synopsis 01:47 // Extra 20:17 // Remarks 26:06 (transhumanism, worms as dragons, ecological mysteries) // Media 36:39 (screen versions, best actors, RPGs) Patreon Support this podcast on The Fictoplasm…Read more 105: Dune by Frank Herbert

    • 50 min
    104: Interview with Frances Hardinge

    104: Interview with Frances Hardinge

    I’m interviewing Frances Hardinge! We talk about her novels including The Lie Tree and A Face Like Glass, her ideas and characters, unreliable landscapes, closed communities and islands, literary influences, and ghost stories. 00:06 preamble 01:02 Frances’ fiction (The Lie Tree, A Face Like Glass, research inc. cheese making) 21:56 Literary influences (and ghost stories…Read more 104: Interview with Frances Hardinge

    • 58 min

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