EPISODE ARCHIVE

IMAGINARY WORLDS IS A BI-WEEKLY PODCAST HOSTED BY ERIC MOLINSKY ABOUT SCI-FI AND OTHER FANTASY GENRES -- HOW WE CREATE THEM AND WHY WE SUSPEND OUR DISBELIEF​.


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The Crow by DJ Food

​Keep It In The Family by Hybrid

"The Strong Female Character" sounds positive, but it's actually a term used by critics to describe the token girl let into the boys' club of action-adventure movies. She often has little character development or backstory, and ends up being a love interest or a damsel. But this summer's crop of blockbusters sparked a spirited debate around a group of heroines, and whether we need to rethink this whole problem. With Lindsay Ellis, Carolyn Cox of The Mary Sue, and Jan Combopiano of Catalyst

​​​Episode 23: Heroines