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317. Disability in SF/F — A Discussion w/ Sarah Chorn and Elsa Sjunneson-Henry

14 Mar

Literary errors, representation, and disability, oh my! Sarah Chorn and Elsa Sjunneson-Henry join Shaun and Jen for an intense discussion about disability in the sf/f community. We tackle representations of disability in film and literature, the challenges people with disabilities face in the sf/f world (and beyond), and much more!

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#46. Babylon 5 (Season 2; Disc 2) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

17 Jun

Shadow beasts, Free Mars, and a giddy Londo, oh my!  In our second Babylon 5 re-watch episode of the year, Shaun, Paul, and Mike tackle the second disc of Season 2.  We discuss the show’s approach to comedy, the development of the relationship between Delenn and Sheridan, the increasing immorality of the Psi-Corp, and much more!

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297. Wonder Tales w/ Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone, and Usman Malik (at ICFA)

16 May

World wonders, literary influences, and terminology debates, oh my!  Live at ICFA, we’re joined by Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone, and Usman Malik to discuss wonder tales.  We explore what wonder tales means, how wonder tales are a global phenomenon, the influence of global genre literature, and much more!

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296. Mishell Baker (a.k.a. The Queen of Quills) — Borderline (An Interview)

12 May

L.A., secret organizations, and parallel worlds, oh my!  Julia Rios and Paul Weimer join forces to interview Mishell Baker about her new novel, Borderline.  They tackle the novel’s approach to parallel worlds and Los Angeles, characters with disabilities or personality disorders, and much more!

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292. Fantasy and Worldbuilding w/ Helen Lowe, Kate Elliott and Courtney Schafer

14 Mar

Helen Lowe, Kate Elliott and Courtney Schafer joins Paul in a special discussion of what makes their fantasy novels tick, from worldbuilding, language, style and much more.

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