Tag Archives: fantasy

June 18

Podcastle: Feminist Fantasy Audio Fiction

By: Leah Zoller Considering the underrepresentation of women authors and protagonists in literature, film, and publication, I feel that sharing and promoting media that demonstrate gender balance is critical to changing the genre. Today I’m pleased to review Podcastle, a free weekly podcast of audio fantasy fiction. Produced by Escape Artists, Podcastle branched out of […]

March 07

Space Travel Humanity

Finding Humanity in my Art through Space Travel By: Aradia To boldly go—ever since childhood, that’s what I wanted to do: see the outer reaches of space. Music was always just as much of a focus for me, and with those competing interests, one had to win out. But I never lost my fascination with […]

January 20

All Hail the Glow Cloud

All Hail the Glow Cloud: How Welcome to Night Vale Won My Heart By: Leah Zoller I tend to describe the podcast Welcome to Night Vale as a surrealist fantasy version of Prairie Home Companion. Each 20-25-minute episode is narrated by Night Vale Community Radio host Cecil Gershwin Palmer (voiced by Cecil Baldwin), who gives […]

January 10

A Filmmaker’s Journey

A Filmmaker’s Journey By: Terra Clarke Olsen EMP and SIFF are holding their annual Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Film Festival this weekend in Seattle. I wrote about the festival in my Seattle Weekly column, The Geekly Report, and in doing so had the pleasure of being introduced to Vanessa McMeekin.  McMeekin is making her SFFSFF debut with her […]

September 27

The Harry Potter Universe Expands

The Harry Potter Universe Expands  By: Brianna Noll Recently, I discovered the term cryptozoology, which refers to the search for (more so than the study of) animals from legend and folklore. Think Finding Bigfoot, or people who try to photograph the Loch Ness monster. I mean, I’ve known that there are people who do this, […]

May 29

EMP’s Fantasy Exhibit: Who Am I? Who Are You?

EMP’s Fantasy Exhibit: Who Am I? Who Are You? By: LB Chambers I was touring the EMP’s newest Fantasy exhibit this last weekend when I had a moment that made me question my entire identity as a fantasy nerd. We (my fiancé and I) toured the exhibit, alternating between obsessively studying the original fantasy drafts […]

April 29

EMP’s Fantasy Exhibit

EMP’s Fantasy Exhibit: A Must-See for Fantasy Fans  By: Terra Clarke Olsen Washingtonians are a lucky bunch. We have great seafood, great coffee, great people, but also a great collection of unique museums, including the EMP Museum. For those who haven’t been, or for those who are about to visit Seattle, now would be the […]