Episode 148: Empathy in Literature

On June 19, 2021, Rex was out of town so Kasie welcomed guest Dr. Len Lawson to the program for a conversation about empathy. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day(s) Special Guest Len Lawson and Empathy in Literature Agenda This summer’s work Meet Dr. Len Lawson What is empathy and how does…

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…