All Pieces for Eric Molinsky

 
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Burlesque has merged with geek culture to form nerdlesque – where characters from Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who and other fantasy franchises str...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 24:40
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In the conclusion of our mini-series on sidekicks, we look at how Harley Quinn began as a sidekick to a villain, and found her way to the heart of ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 26:31
  • Purchases: 1
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There wasn’t anything authentic about Tonto and Kato, but that didn’t matter to the audiences who enjoyed their team-ups with The Lone Ranger and T...

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  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Rod Serling's voice is still speaking to us well beyond The Twilight Zone.

Bought by PRX Remix and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 32:47
  • Purchases: 2
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When Joseph Campbell first wrote about The Hero's Journey, he didn't intend it to become a blueprint for blockbuster SF franchises. Could 2019 be t...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2019
  • Length: 31:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Kurt Vonnegut had a unique way of processing his wartime trauma -- he used science fiction. But why did the aliens in Slaughterhouse Five look like...

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:46
  • Purchases: 1
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How a pioneering pulp fiction magazine illustrator reimagined women for fantasy and horror genres.

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 25:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Few people know the rich history behind Conan the Barbarian, and his creator Robert E. Howard.

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Video games can give you the option of customizing the look or gender of your character. For many transgender players, that option played a signifi...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 27:15
  • Purchases: 1
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How much control do we really want over the characters we play in video games?

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 30:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Madeline Miller reimagines The Iliad and The Odyssey from the point of view of secondary characters.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:23
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We all know it. We all love it. But the The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland actually had a fraught 12-year long development where many people wo...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 24:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Forget Monopoly and Risk -- a new generation of indie board game designers is rethinking how we play games, and why.

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 26:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Remember when movie posters were hand-crafted iconic works of commercial art? They still are in an alternative artistic universe.

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 24:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Spiritual leaders of different faith discuss the role of religion in sci-fi fantasy worlds.

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 28:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Constructed languages -- or conlangs for short -- are a valuable tool in worldbuilding. But once a conlang is let out in the world, the fans can do...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 26:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Listeners share their stories of how they grieved the loss of their favorite fictional characters.

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:27
  • Purchases: 1
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I kick off my three-part series on the alien who has no name and no possessions except for a spaceship/time machine that he stole. Even his face (o...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 33:09
  • Purchases: 2
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Sci-fi and fantasy have always been a big part of fan fiction, but fan fiction hasn't always gotten respect in return. Has fan fic gotten a bad rap?

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:05
  • Purchases: 2
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How do Muslims readers feel about Dune since the book appropriates aspects of Islam and Arab culture to tell an unconventional hero's journey?

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 26:19
  • Purchases: 1