38 episodes

In the beginning of human existence, we are told stories. We have told stories that intrigue us, explain our world, scare us and change us. We have used stories to help explain ourselves and the world around us. Reality in fiction is a podcast that takes characters and stories from fiction and uses it to explain humanity as we know ourselves. In this podcast we will talk about mental and physical health and social norms.

Reality in Fiction Rachel Allen

    • Society & Culture

In the beginning of human existence, we are told stories. We have told stories that intrigue us, explain our world, scare us and change us. We have used stories to help explain ourselves and the world around us. Reality in fiction is a podcast that takes characters and stories from fiction and uses it to explain humanity as we know ourselves. In this podcast we will talk about mental and physical health and social norms.

    No Laughing Matter

    No Laughing Matter

    On this Episode, I discuss mental health and social constructs present in The Joker with my Colleague and fellow fantasy lover Christina. 

    • 48 min
    Hope in Ordinary Deed

    Hope in Ordinary Deed

    On this episode we take a look at the what gives us hope for humanity and several ways that shows up in fictional writings. 

    • 27 min
    X-men Diversity

    X-men Diversity

    In this episode we explore diversity and equality through the X-men story arch. 

    • 27 min
    The Adaptable Doctor

    The Adaptable Doctor

    • 21 min
    Balancing the Strange

    Balancing the Strange

    In this episode, I discuss the power of balance in our lives through the movie adaptation of Marvel's Dr. Strange 

    • 29 min
    Gotham Needs Accountability

    Gotham Needs Accountability

    We are driving into Accountability with the show Gotham. In this episode, I look at what accountability is and isn't and how we can be true to this value in our own lives. 

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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Giving meaning to the stories I love

This is Josh writing this review, not Rachel. I am thankful there is a podcast that takes the nerdy and fictional stories I have loved and applying them to life. I have always loved to read and enjoy seeing how fiction impacts us.

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