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Imaginary Worlds

An Arts, Society and Culture podcast featuring Eric Molinsky
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Imaginary Worlds is a bi-weekly podcast about science fiction and other fantasy genres. Host Eric Molinsky talks with novelists, screenwriters, comic book artists, filmmakers, and game designers about their craft of creating fictional worlds. The show also looks at the fan experience, exploring what makes us suspend our disbelief, and what happens when that spell is broken. Fantasy worlds may be set in distant planets or parallel dimensions, but they are crafted here on Earth and on some level relate to our daily lives. Employing his years of experience in public radio, Eric brings a sophisticated, thoughtfully produced voice to the far-out and fantastical.To access the full archive of Imaginary Worlds episodes, go to www.stitcher.com/premium and use the promo code Imaginary.

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As part of our mini series on sidekicks, we look at two characters that have travelled in parallel since they came out of the same radio station in the 1930s – Tonto and Kato. There wasn’t anything authentically Native American or Asian about these…
Sidekicks are often taken for granted because they’re so loyal. We assume they’ll always be there to back up our heroes. Why? What’s in it for them? Who gets to be a sidekick, and do they want to stay in that role? To kick off our mini-series on si…
Witness if you will a writer: Rod Serling. This is the story of a man with a vision -- a vision of what television could be if only men ceased to operate out of fear and greed. But Rod Serling has a plan. He will use the camouflage of monsters, bot…

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shuttrking reviewed this podcast on Jun 12th, 2017
"The podcast that got me playing Dungeons and Dragons and got my brain thinking in different ways about fantasy and science fiction that I previously had. Give this podcast a listen!"
AdamWK reviewed this podcast on Jun 10th, 2017
"This podcast has sparked my imagination in more topics that I thought I'd never be interested than any other. Wonderful show. "

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Podcast Details
Started
Sep 10th, 2014
Latest Episode
May 1st, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
123
Avg. Episode Length
24 minutes

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