The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 062: Which Fantasy Creatures Could Be Real? - With Savannah Goins

September 6, 2018

Dragons, unicorns, centaurs, golems, goblins, orcs--the list of fantasy creatures goes on and on! But could they even exist? Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer Savannah Goins as we discuss how realistic these creatures could be...

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The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 061: What’s Your Favorite Weapon? - Richard Writhen

September 6, 2018

Fantasy stories are rife with weapons of all sorts--swords, axes, maces, spears, bows, weapons magical and mundane. Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer Richard Writhen as we discuss the sharp-edged weapons we love to read about!

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The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 060: Fantasy Characters, Gotta Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em! - With Angela J. Ford

September 6, 2018

What makes a character loveable and relatable? What makes us HATE a character with a passion? Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer Angela J. Ford as we talk about why there's no middle ground with fantasy characters...

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The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 059: Grimdark 101 — Take Two - With Professor Grimdark

September 6, 2018

What is Grimdark fantasy really? What separates it from other types of dark or epic fantasy? Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer and professor of grimdark Matthew Johnson as we take a deep dive into the fantasy sub-genre...

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The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 058: The Anatomy of Fantasy - With Toni Cox and Aaron Collier

September 6, 2018

We've all read about mythical creatures galore: dragons, centaurs, wyverns, and more! But how realistic are these and other fantasy creatures? Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer Toni Cox and special guest A. Collier as we discuss real life anatomy of fictional beasts...

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The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 057: Humans are All Misfits - with Mirren Hogan

September 6, 2018

All humans have flaws. All humans are "strange" and "unusual" in our own way. It's what makes us unique and interesting! Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer Mirren Hogan as we discuss the weirdness of being human...

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The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 056: How the Fantasy Genre Has Grown Up - With Parker Sinclair

June 19, 2018

Once, fantasy was a genre written by middle-aged British white men. Today, the genre has changed so drastically Tolkien and C.S. Lewis would scarcely recognize it. But are those changes for better or for worse? Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer Parker Sinclair as we discuss it...

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The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 055: The Spirit and Science of Speculative Fiction - with A.J. Martinez

June 19, 2018

Fantasy and sci-fi are so much more than just great genres--they also give us a chance to delve into our inner selves (fantasy) and our future (science fiction). Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer A.J. Martinez as we discuss the philosophy of speculative fiction...

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The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 054: Complicated and Unhealthy Family Dynamics - With Angie Grigaliunas

May 16, 2018

Cain and Abel. Hades and Zeus. Thor and Loki. Family has been a source of conflict since the beginning of time and fiction. Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer Angie Grigaliunas as we discuss unhealthy and complicated family dynamics...

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The Fantasy Fiends Podcast Ep. 053: The Reality in Fictional Characters - With Shakyra Dunn

May 16, 2018

Every character has a piece of the author's soul! Every character offers a glimpse into someone's beliefs, thoughts, feelings, and desires. Join the Giant and the Gnome with guest adventurer Shakyra Dunn as we discuss the ways that bits of reality trickle into fictional characters...

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