All Pieces for Eric Molinsky

 
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When I talked with Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner in 2019 about their Harley Quinn comics, I had no idea how much their take on the character wo...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2021
  • Length: 31:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Whenever I watch a superhero story, I always wonder how well informed the public are about the threats to their world, and the heroes who save the ...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2021
  • Length: 32:06
  • Purchases: 1
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I talk with game mogul and author Rizwan Virk about whether we are actually living in a giant computer simulation, and what we think of as reality ...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2021
  • Length: 31:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Sci-fi and fantasy genres have come a long way from their pulpy origins to become respectable genres. But sometimes you want to see something aweso...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2021
  • Length: 37:16
  • Purchases: 1
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There are so many reasons why Disco Elysium should not have become an award-winning video game and worldwide hit, and yet many game critics believe...

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  • Added: May 26, 2021
  • Length: 29:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Andy Weir is best known for writing very scientifically accurate books like The Martian. But in his latest book, Project Hail Mary, he ventured bey...

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  • Added: May 12, 2021
  • Length: 26:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Speculative fiction writers have been influenced by Buddhism for so long, many fans don’t realize how many sci-fi characters and tropes have origin...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2021
  • Length: 26:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Becky Chambers talks about about why she’s ending her beloved and popular Wayfarer series, and what comes next.

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: 34:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Jazz and science fiction may seem to be in parallel worlds, but the musician Sun Ra saw outer space and extraterrestrial life as a way to explore i...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 27:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Tron is often dismissed as an outdated popcorn movie, but it was quite influential, even prophetic. I talk with Tron’s director Steven Lisberger ab...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The conventional wisdom is that the brothers Grimm collected their fairy tale tales orally from the common folk and embraced the darkest elements o...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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In the 1950s and ‘60s, the vibrating sound of the Theremin instrument became synonymous with sci-fi to the point where the Theremin became a genre ...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 26:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Through the prism of Betty Boop, we look at how the Hays Code censorship board of the 1930s is still influencing the way Hollywood tells stories.

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2021
  • Length: 29:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Camelot probably never existed. So why have writers over the centuries tried to make us believe that for one brief shining moment, there was a Came...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2021
  • Length: 27:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Neill Gorton, creature designer for Doctor Who and Being Human, talks about the craft of making up monsters.

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 25:49
  • Purchases: 1
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This was a very strange year, and it deserves an unconventional recap. We look at the monsters of the past which suddenly felt relevant again from ...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Fan films exist in a legal gray area between free speech and copyright infringement. But the courts favor fan films that are “transformative,” whic...

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2020
  • Length: 27:08
  • Purchases: 1
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We can’t get universal translators through The Enterprise or the TARDIS, so we have to rely on human translators. Of course, something is always lo...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 30:38
  • Purchases: 1
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When Cowboy Bebop debuted on Cartoon Network in 2001, many of the first fans in the U.S. were kids. And it took them decades to finally understand ...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2020
  • Length: 32:07
  • Purchases: 2
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At a time when we’re reassessing the role of law enforcement in the real world, is it time to re-asses the role of vigilante super-cops in fantasy ...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1