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Episode 8 – Fairy Tales

Merri and Missy chat about the origin and evolution of fairy tales, including how and why they remain popular today. Topics include: Once Upon a Time, Fables, Marissa Meyer’s Cinder, J. R. R. Tolkien, the genius of Angela Carter and Ursula K. Le Guin, Neil Gaiman, creepypasta, and representation.

Merri and Missy chat about the origin and evolution of fairy tales, including how and why they remain popular today. Topics include: Once Upon a Time, Fables, Marissa Meyer’s Cinder, J. R. R. Tolkien, the genius of Angela Carter and Ursula K. Le Guin, Neil Gaiman, creepypasta, and representation.

Links you may find interesting:

The strangest guide to pronouncing Marjane Satrapi.
Earthtongue, a fun little indie game.
Polygon writes erotic ALF fanfiction in Elegy For a Dead World.
Tolkien’s “On Fairy Stories.”
Le Guin’s “Why Are Americans Afraid of Dragons?
Neil Gaiman on fairy tales and Angela Carter.
New book of fairy tales: The Turnip Princess.
Ted the Caver.
Splendorman.

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