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Capes & Baskets: What Fairy Tales Can Teach Us about Superheroes Were you unable to attend Geek Girl Con or Wizard World in Portland, Oregon? Have you always wanted to see The Geek Embassy’s ambassadors in action? Well, now is your chance! For our recent presentation in Portland, I was able to record our panel on my phone on a mini tripod recommended by a photographer friend of the show, Andrew. The sound isn’t great but I think you can hear each of us well enough. Isabela is the faintest since she is farthest from the mic. I truly adore this presentation. It represents theRead More →

Capes and Baskets: What Fairy Tales Can Teach Us About Superheroes

I’m happy to share that the panel we debuted at Geek Girl Con 2016, Capes & Baskets: What Fairy Tales Can Teach Us About Superheroes, is going to be a panel at Wizard World Portland 2017! Fairy Tales and Superheroes Have you ever wondered how Harley Quinn and Snow White are the same? What about Jessica jones and Rapunzel? Bring your favorite superhero and favorite fairy tale to the panel and see what connections you can make! Everywhere you look, in every form of pop culture, at the movies, on broadcast TV, and on Netflix, everything’s coming up superheroes. Storytelling has always been about explainingRead More →

Rhonda here. Mark joins me as co-host this week. We were thrilled to have as our guest, The Sunday Times best selling author, Tim Weaver. Weaver contacted me after I posted my review of his first U.S. publication, Never Coming Back, and I responded like any fangirl would by asking him to be on the show. Never Coming Back is the fourth in Weaver’s David Raker series and I hope that Penguin will publish the rest of his books in the U.S. as well. Chasing the Dead The Dead Tracks Vanished Never Coming Back Fall From Grace OTHER LINKS Entertainment Weekly’s 2014 Summer Thriller RecommendationsRead More →