All Pieces for Eric Molinsky

 
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While the strikes continue to disrupt Hollywood, we’re going to run out of new shows and movies to watch. Our listeners have suggestions. Some of t...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2023
  • Length: 35:29
  • Purchases: 1
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A lot of streaming services invested in SFF shows, hoping for the next Game of Thrones or Stranger Things. When the bubble burst, the wave of cance...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2023
  • Length: 40:18
  • Purchases: 1
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The fairy godmother can change your fate with the flick of a wand, but lately a lot of writers have been changing her as a way to re-examine fairy ...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2023
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Star Trek wants us to believe that we could become a spacefaring species. But would we travel in a ship that looks like The Enterprise? This week, ...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2023
  • Length: 27:17
  • Purchases: 2
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We look at whether sci-fi stories about artificial intelligence have primed us to understand this moment in history, or if sci-fi has distracted us...

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2023
  • Length: 37:44
  • Purchases: 2
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What makes Warhammer one of the most popular tabletop games on the planet? There’s the gameplay, the miniatures and the lore. But what unites them ...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2023
  • Length: 32:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Why are so many young authors turning toward the tradition of Gothic literature? Is it because we’re haunted by a past that’s still hard to confront?

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2023
  • Length: 32:22
  • Purchases: 1
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Why a magic trick from the Victorian era has become one of the hottest visual effects in theme parks and other live entertainment.

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  • Added: May 24, 2023
  • Length: 27:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Bonnie Erickson explains how she came up with the designs for Miss Piggy, Waldorf and Statler, and other characters on The Muppet Show. And we talk...

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  • Added: May 10, 2023
  • Length: 33:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Caring for the environment has been a consistent theme throughout Miyazaki’s films. But what exactly has he been saying for the last four decades a...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2023
  • Length: 37:57
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Discworld rests on the backs of four giant elephants standing on the back of a giant turtle which is traveling through space. But the fantasy of Di...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2023
  • Length: 38:28
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Margaret Cavendish wrote her landmark text The Blazing World as a philosophical treatise and a response to the science of her day. She had no idea ...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2023
  • Length: 32:16
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For 100 years, Weird Tales magazine struggled to keep publishing issues, if it was publishing at all. But now Weird Tales is seen as the Big Bang o...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2023
  • Length: 31:20
  • Purchases: 1
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The first big sci-fi alternate reality games on The Internet was meant to be a joke. It got a lot darker and weirder than anyone anticipated.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2023
  • Length: 47:23
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As we near the one year anniversary of the war in Ukraine, I check in with writers I spoke with last year and learn that speculative fiction is thr...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2023
  • Length: 34:54
  • Purchases: 1
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The exploitation of VFX artists and the development of AI image generation may seem like separate stories, but they’re both about how the careers o...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2023
  • Length: 31:29
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What if Jay Gatsby literally sold his soul to get that giant mansion? What if Hollywood studios hired changelings who could actually turn into thei...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2023
  • Length: 34:11
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens to a town or a city when you layer a fantasy story on top of it? We look at how the tourism of fandom is changing places in the real w...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2023
  • Length: 38:01
  • Purchases: 1
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We revisit my 2016 episode about Octavia Butler in honor of the 75th anniversary of her birth. And we hear a new reading from one of Butler’s class...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2022
  • Length: 35:18
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We look at the subgenre of analog horror, where something sinister might be lurking in the horizontal lines and vertical holds of those old VHS tapes.

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2022
  • Length: 33:11
  • Purchases: 1