Historian and horror scholar Scott Poole returns to the podcast just in time for Halloween. His new book explores how the Great War provided the language for horror cinema and literature. Why is horror such an important language for our culture today?
Man of many talents Henry Lien joins us to unravel the mysteries of wu liu – a martial art performed on ice skates. We talk everything from foot-binding to mean girls to girl power!
What unique challenges do minority persons experience when they live and work in majority culture? Author and leadership coach Adrian Pei teaches us how to see the pain of minority persons and engage the past in ways that are redemptive rather than shame-inducing.
Matt’s latest book is a YA fantasy novel. Welcome to the Sunlit Lands, where you can have your heart’s desire… for a price. We dive into how he created the world, and why fantasy is such a good space to explore issues of power and privilege.
What is the Fascinating Podcast? The StoryMen is no more. We’re now the Fascinating Podcast. And welcome our new co-host, author Kathy Khang! Since Kathy’s new book, RAISE YOUR VOICE, just came out, she starts out in the hot seat! So pull up a chair. We’re just getting started!
Welcome to the Sixth World! Sci-Fi and fantasy author Rebecca Roanhorse has crafted a post-apocalyptic thriller set in the world of Navajo gods, heroes and monsters. Plus, we dig into why we’re so obsessed with apocalypse stories.