Episode 91: The Gritty Reboot

On April 18, 2020, Kasie and rex took on the topic of reboots, specifically the gritty kind.  Theme for the day Gritty Re-Boots  Agenda What is a “gritty reboot”? Why are they so popular? Are they fan fiction? Link to the podcast Segment 1 I took this topic to #wschat on Tuesday because I didn’t…

Episode 89: Stories from Troubling Times

On April 4, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the responsibility of explaining story types to our audience who may be confused about what they’re seeing/hearing/reading lately. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Stories You Can’t Stop Seeing “in these troubling times” Agenda Different story categories Overused and cliche phrases How…

Episode 87: The Conditions for Drama

On March 21, 2020, still practicing social distancing, Kasie and Rex took on the idea of stories in dramatic circumstances. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Conditions for Drama Agenda How can you not be bursting with stories? Circumstantial Drama So how do you do it? Link to the podcast Segment…

Episode 72: Feminine Archetypes

On December 7, Kasie and Rex took on two classic feminine archetypes: the femme fatale and the damsel in distress. Here are the show notes (note: a lot of borrowed work here, use the links to find the original sources): Theme for the day Female Character Archetypes: The Femme Fatale and the Damsel in Distress…