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The investigation of the sociopolitical dimension of science-fiction necessarily requires the study of storytelling itself. How does the creator, or set of creators, package their message within a narrative? What are the approaches they take, and what unique aspects do they then draw out of their chosen medium? We talk literature, theatre, comics, film, television, and video-games.
This podcast contains spoilers for: The Wire, Breaking Bad, Lars and the Real Girl, Blade Runner, The Amazing Spider-Man #121, Metal Gear Solid, Far Cry 3
Further Reading: She’s Come Undone, Comics and Sequential Art, The Resisting Reader, Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics, Making Comics, On Writing, On Writing Well, Brecht on Theatre, Screenplay, The Coffee Break Screenwriter, On the Page: Screenwriting, The Revolution was Televised
For extended interview segments of each guest, check ’em out on YouTube (coming soon): Dr. Ben Railton Kelly Letourneau Donovan Grant Andrew Clabaugh Cassandra Cuddy Jojo Clemency
I’ll be back in a month… Thank you for listening!