Beyond The Trope

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Synopsis

Beyond the Trope was a writing podcast before we expanded into general nerdiness. We explore the deeper side of pop culture, from science fiction and fantasy to cosplay, RPGs, comics, and writing.

Episodes

  • Episode 283 Interview with M. J. Preston

    Episode 283 Interview with M. J. Preston

    12/05/2020 Duration: 28min

    This week, M. J. Preston joins us to talk about horror and thriller writing, and he discusses how he gets inspired to write about monsters. Check out his HIGHWAYMAN series, HIGHWAYMAN and FOUR, and learn more about his writing at https://mjpreston.net. You can also follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/mjpreston1 and on Facebook a https://facebook.com/mj.preston.9. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our patrons at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget to check out exclusive Beyond The Trope merch over at https://beyondthetrope.redbubble.com. Mentioned in this episode: Netflix Mindhunter (TV Show) The Alex Cross series by James Patterson The Prey series by John Sandford Silence of the Lambs (Movie) Jason (Movie Character) Supernatural (TV Show) ACADIA EVENT by M. J. Preston THREE DAY ROAD by Joseph Boyden A TALE OF TWO CITIES by Charles Dickens Shannon Lawrence Contagion (Movie) CNN MSN Michael Connelly Borders Bookstores Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels series by J. A. Konrath

  • Episode 282 Interview with Natasha Pulley

    Episode 282 Interview with Natasha Pulley

    05/05/2020 Duration: 29min

    This week we're talking to Natasha Pulley, author of THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET, THE BEDLAM STACKS, and THE LOST FUTURE OF PEPPERHARROW. Find out more at https://natashapulley.co.uk and follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/natasha_pulley. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Get our new Nerdasus gear and say "Sup Nerds" to all your friends. You can get it at https://beyondthetrope.redbubble.com. Mentioned in this episode: Terry Pratchett Duilingo (Language Learning App) Hilary Mantel Gail Carriger

  • Episode 281 Interview with Kristina Rienzi

    Episode 281 Interview with Kristina Rienzi

    28/04/2020 Duration: 26min

    This week, Kristina Rienzi, author of AMONG US and TRAIN GIRL, joins us to talk about her writing and coaching! Find out more at https://kristinarienzi.com and follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/kristinarienzi and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KristinaRienziAuthor/. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget you can stock Beyond The Trope t-shirts, notebooks, phone cases, and more over at https://beyondthetrope.redbubble.com. Mentioned this week: Audible Agatha Christie UNLEASH THE WICKED by Kristina Rienzi Myers-Briggs BIG MAGIC: HOW TO LIVE A CREATIVE LIFE, AND LET GO OF FEAR by Elizabeth Gilbert Stephen King

  • Episode 280 Interview with Robert J. Sawyer

    Episode 280 Interview with Robert J. Sawyer

    21/04/2020 Duration: 26min

    This week, Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell Memorial-award winning science fiction writer, joins us to talk about his upcoming book, THE OPPENHEIMER ALTERNATIVE, available June 2, 2020. Learn more at https://www.sfwriter.com and follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/RobertJSawyer and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/robertjsawyer. Thank you to all of our incredible listeners, including our patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget: you can get exclusive Beyond The Trope t-shirts, mugs, and stickers, including our new Nerdasus design, over at https://beyondthetrope.redbubble.com. Mentioned in this episode: Halle Berry Judi Dench Cats (Movie) Catwoman (Movie) H. G. Wells Charles Dickens ROLLBACK by Robert J. Sawyer ALTERED CARBON by Richard K. Morgan NEUROMANCER by William Gibson UNCLE TOM'S CABIN by Harriet Beecher Stowe THE MARTIAN by Andy Weir THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO by Stieg Larsson Robert A. Heinlein FLASHFORWARD by Robert J. Sawyer Arthur C. Clarke

  • Episode 279 Interview with Bruce Olav Solheim

    Episode 279 Interview with Bruce Olav Solheim

    14/04/2020 Duration: 27min

    This week we're talking to Dr. Bruce Olav Solheim, author of TIMELESS: A PARANORMAL PERSONAL HISTORY, TIMELESS: DEJA VU, and TIMELESS: TRINITY. He is also a historian and US Army Vet. Find out more at http://www.bruceolavsolheim.com. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget you can get awesome Beyond The Trope gear, including shirts and mugs with our classic Shield logo and our brand new Nerdasus design! Check those out over at https://beyondthetrope.redbubble.com. Mentioned in this episode: Citrus College Fulbright ALI'S BEES by Bruce Olav Solheim THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald The Fox Sisters WOMEN IN POWER by Bruce Olav Solheim SNARC (Comic) by Bruce Olav Solheim

  • Episode 278 Interview with Jeffrey Carver

    Episode 278 Interview with Jeffrey Carver

    07/04/2020 Duration: 28min

    This week we're talking to Jeffrey Carver, author of The Chaos Chronicles, the Star Rigger universe, the Starstream series. Find out more at https://starrigger.net and https://writesf.com, and follow him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/jeffrey.a.carver. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Check out Percival the Pegasus, our amazing Nerdasus, and get him exclusively on the gear of your choice over at https://beyondthetrope.redbubble.com. Mentioned in this episode: THE REEFS OF TIME by Jeffrey Carver CRUCIBLE OF TIME by Jeffrey Carver Mass Effect (Video Game Series) Battlestar Galactica (TV Show) NEPTUNE CROSSING by Jeffrey Carver ETERNITY'S END by Jeffrey Carver The Launchpad Astronomy Workshop University of Wyoming   National Science Foundation Massachusetts Corporation of Educational Telecommunications The Nebula Award The Newberry Medal Shoe (Comic Strip) SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Show) Terry Pratchett

  • Episode 277 The World According to Giles

    Episode 277 The World According to Giles

    31/03/2020 Duration: 28min

    This week, we took a listener suggestion and decided to delve into The World According to Giles. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget to check out our brand new merch over at https://BeyondTheTrope.Redbubble.com. Mentioned in this episode: THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE by Max Brooks Daybreak (Netflix Original TV Show) Denver Pop Culture Con RMFW High Fidelity (Movie) Dr. Horrible's Singalong Blog (Internet Short) Target King Soopers MoreBeer

  • Episode 276 Interview with Jonathan Silver

    Episode 276 Interview with Jonathan Silver

    24/03/2020 Duration: 31min

    This week we get to interview Jonathan Silver, actor and voiceover professional. Not only did he play Arthur and Noctus in LARPs: The Series, he also voiced Felix Milstone in The Outer Worlds video game. Follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/jt_silver and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/_jtsilver_. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners and supporters, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget to nab some new swag with Percival the Pegasus over at https://BeyondTheTrope.Redbubble.com. Mentioned in this episode: THE METAMORPHOSIS by Franz Kafka Jigglypuff Pokemon Elizabeth Neale Jon Verrall Julian Stamboulieh Benjamin Warner Far Cry 5 (Video Game) Far Cry: New Dawn (Video Game) Ray Chase Final Fantasy 15 (Video Game) Ubisoft Game On (Motion Capture and Audio Studio) E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) Mario MegaMan (Video Game) MegaMan 2 (Video Game) Dark Souls (Video Game) Bloodborne (Video Game) Sekiro: Shadows Die Tw

  • Episode 275 Interview with Zhenghua Yang

    Episode 275 Interview with Zhenghua Yang

    17/03/2020 Duration: 28min

    This week Zhenghua "Z" Yang, the founder of Serenity Forge, joins us to talk about Where the Water Tastes Like Wine and Half Past Fate, both video games out now! Find out more at https://serenityforge.com, https://twitter.com/SerenityForge, and https://www.facebook.com/SerenityForge. You can follow Z on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ZhenghuaYang. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget you can get exclusive Beyond The Trope merchandise, including T-Shirts, Hoodies, and Stickers with our classic Shield logo and our brand new Nerdasus design over at https://beyondthetrope.redbubble.com. Mentioned in this episode: Nintendo Switch Forbes Playstation 4 Xbox Love Actually (Movie) Groundhog Day (Movie) Memento (Movie) UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING by by Milan Kundera Steam Game Developers Conference (GDC) Google Stadia Apple Arcade Half-Life 2 (Video Game) Resident Evil 4 (Video Game) Uncharted (Video Game) The Last of Us (Video Game)

  • Episode 274 Interview with Tosca Lee

    Episode 274 Interview with Tosca Lee

    10/03/2020 Duration: 27min

    This week we get to talk with Tosca Lee, author of THE LINE BETWEEN, A SINGLE LIGHT, THE PROGENY, and FIRST BORN. Find out more at https://toscalee.com and follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ToscaLee and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AuthorToscaLee. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. You can also get great Beyond The Trope gear over at https://Redbubble.com/People/BeyondTheTrope. Mentioned in this episode: Goodreads Amazon NetGalley The Books of Mortals (Book Series) by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee DEMON: A MEMOIR by Tosca Lee James S. A. Corey Delilah S. Dawson Kevin Hearne The University of Nebraska Lincoln

  • Episode 273 Interview with Dan Koboldt

    Episode 273 Interview with Dan Koboldt

    03/03/2020 Duration: 32min

    This week Dan Koboldt returns to talk about the Audio Book release of THE ROGUE RETRIEVAL, and we even have an opportunity to get a copy of that audiobook as well as a chance to get a copy of the PUTTING THE SCIENCE IN FICTION audiobook! Find out more about Dan over at http://dankoboldt.com and follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/DanKoboldt and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/dankoboldt. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget to gear up with Beyond The Trope merch at https://redbubble.com/people/beyondthetrope. Mentioned in this episode: Harper Collins Gateways to Alissia (Trilogy) by Dan Koboldt Writer's Digest Tantor Media Recorded Books Kevin T Collins Emily Beresford Netflix James Patrick Cronin Blackstone Audio OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon Davina Porter Mary Robinette Kowal ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell PowerBar Susan Spann

  • Episode 272 Anonymous Trunk Pages

    Episode 272 Anonymous Trunk Pages

    25/02/2020 Duration: 23min

    This week we're reviewing trunk pages from an anonymous trunk from a listener who we have named "Tim." We hope you learn a lot from this exercise! Thank you to all of our amazing supporters, including our patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget to gear up with Beyond The Trope merch over at https://Redbubble.com/people/beyondthetrope. Mentioned in this episode: A Song of Ice and Fire (Book Series) by George R. R. Martin The Stormlight Archives (Book Series) by Brandon Sanderson Patrick Hester Princess Mononoke (Movie) J. R. R. Tolkien

  • Episode 271 Interview with Dan Stout

    Episode 271 Interview with Dan Stout

    18/02/2020 Duration: 28min

    This week Dan Stout returns to talk about his upcoming book, TITAN'S DAY, the sequel to TITANSHADE, from DAW Publishing, out April 7, 2020. Find out more at https://danstout.com and follow him on Facebook at https://Facebook.com/DanStoutWriter and Twitter at https://Twitter.com/DanStout. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget: you can get awesome Beyond The Trope gear over at https://Redbubble.com/people/BeyondTheTrope. Mentioned in this episode: Men In Black (Movie) Chinatown (Movie) Little Man Ice Cream ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell THE IMPOSSIBLE CONTRACT by K. A. Doore Schitt's Creek (TV Show) Eugene Levy Daniel Levy THE CALL OF CTHULHU by H. P. Lovecraft Beyond The Trope Episode 265 Imposter Syndrome

  • Episode 270 What Were Into Right Now

    Episode 270 What We're Into Right Now

    11/02/2020 Duration: 35min

    This week we're talking about the things we're watching, reading, and listening to right now! Including a couple of guilty pleasures. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over on https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Your support enables us to keep recording each month and upgrade our equipment to sound even better than before. Don't forget to go get awesome Beyond The Trope merchandise over at https://redbubble.com/people/BeyondTheTrope. Mentioned in this episode: Netflix Hilda (TV Show) Iron Fist (TV Show) Jessica Jones (TV Show) Daredevil (TV Show) Punisher (TV Show) John Wick (Movies) The Witcher (TV Show) Daybreak (TV Show) Schitt's Creek Arrested Development (TV Show) Disney+ Boy Meets World (TV Show) The Bachelor (TV Show) The Bachelorette (TV Show) The Circle (TV Show) BBC Big Brother (TV Show) Twitter Instagram Apple Music Red Dead Redemption 2 Soundtrack Willie Nelson The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Original Soundtrack Cowboy Bebop Soundtracks 3OH!3 Hayao Miyazaki Spotify Go Ea

  • Episode 269 Interview with Edward Willett

    Episode 269 Interview with Edward Willett

    04/02/2020 Duration: 31min

    This week we're talking to Edward Willett, author of WORLDSHAPERS, MASTER OF THE WORLD, and THE MOONLIT WORLD. Find out more at https://edwardwillett.com and follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ewillett and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/edward.willett. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget to go pick up awesome Beyond The Trope merch over at https://redbubble.com/people/beyondthetrope. Mentioned in this episode: Saturday Night Live DAW Books Doctor Who Jules Vern Star Wars Star Trek The Matrix Robert Heinlein Isaac Asimov Andre Norton REVOLT ON ALPHA C by Robert Silverberg THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by William Shakespeare Fiddler on the Roof (play) Joseph Stein The Most Happy Fella (play) by Frank Loesser Hamilton (play) by Lin-Manuel Miranda Into the Woods (play) by James Lapine Dear Evan Hansen (play) by Justin Paul, Steven Levenson, and Val Emmich Saskatoon Public Library Regina Public Library The Worldshape

  • Episode 268 Interview with Jon Sprunk

    Episode 268 Interview with Jon Sprunk

    28/01/2020 Duration: 25min

    Jon Sprunk, author of The Book of Black Earth series and the Shadow Saga, joins us this week to discuss his work. Find out more at https://jonsprunk.com, and follow him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JonSprunkAuthor/ and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/JonSprunk. Thank you to all of our incredible listeners for your continuing support, including our patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget to pick up awesome Beyond The Trope gear over at https://redbubble.com/people/BeyondTheTrope. Mentioned in this episode: SUN AND SERPENT by Jon Sprunk BLOOD AND IRON by Jon Sprunk STORM AND STEEL by Jon Sprunk BLADE AND BONE by Jon Sprunk SHADOW'S SON by Jon Sprunk SHADOW'S LURE by Jon Sprunk SHADOW'S MASTER by Jon Sprunk Susan Spann Percy Jackson (Book Series) by Rick Riordan Dungeons and Dragons Cards Against Humanity Game of Thrones (TV Show) Critical Role Acquisitions Incorporated Twitch.TV YouTube Monopoly

  • Episode 267 Interview with Ed Kramer

    Episode 267 Interview with Ed Kramer

    21/01/2020 Duration: 34min

    This week we're talking to Ed Kramer, a pioneer in the CGI industry, who's joining us to talk about his history in the industry and his upcoming documentary, Wizards of Hollywood. Find out more at https://www.wizardsofhollywood.com, follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/edkramer_wizard, on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa2OzKEXQfIqAHlXOjJ8seA/featured, and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/edkramer_wizard/. Thank you to all of our incredible listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. You can get exclusive Beyond The Trope merchandise over at https://redbubble.com/people/beyondthetrope. Mentioned in this episode: Mile Hi Con Galaxy Quest The Mummy Pixar Jumanji (Movie) Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) Douglas Smythe Death Becomes Her (Movie) Christophe Hery Coca-Cola Jeffery Yost Cary Phillips Autodesk Maya Jumanji: The Next Level (Movie) The Lion King (Movie) The Matrix Reloaded John Gaeta LinkedIn Blizzard Entertainment Beyond: Two Souls (Video

  • Episode 266 Interview with Christine Tyler

    Episode 266 Interview with Christine Tyler

    14/01/2020 Duration: 32min

    This week we're talking to Christine Tyler, short story author, cosplay enthusiast, and Odyssey Workshop alum. Check out her first published short story, THE HORRIBLE DEATHS OF HELGA HRAFNSDÓTTIR, over on PodCastle at http://podcastle.org/2019/08/27/podcastle-589-the-horrible-deaths-of-helga-hrafnsdottir/. Follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ctylerauthor, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ChristineTylerAuthor/, and on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/christinetyler. Find out more at https://www.christinetyler.com. Thank you to all of our incredible listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Get exclusive Beyond The Trope gear at https://Redbubble.com/people/BeyondTheTrope. Mentioned in this episode: Mile Hi Con Cowboy Bebop (TV Show) Alien (Movie) Aliens (Movie) Star Wars: A New Hope Predator (Movie) Rambo: First Blood (Movie) Hayao Miyazaki Clarion Workshop "Seasons of Glass and Iron" (Short Story) by Amal El-Mohtar The Hugo Awards Jeanne Cavelos "An Arc of

  • Episode 265 Impostor Syndrome

    Episode 265 Impostor Syndrome

    07/01/2020 Duration: 30min

    This week we're talking about impostor syndrome. This is something that many successful people suffer from. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. Don't forget you can get awesome Beyond The Trope merchandise over at https://redbubble.com/people/BeyondTheTrope! Mentioned in this episode: Groucho Marx Douglas Adams Sarah Nicholas Ira Nayman Changing Denver Podcast

  • Episode 264 Interview with Kate DiCamillo

    Episode 264 Interview with Kate DiCamillo

    17/12/2019 Duration: 27min

    This week we're talking to Kate DiCamillo, author of BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX, and the brand new BEVERLY, RIGHT HERE. Find out more at https://www.katedicamillo.com and follow her at https://www.facebook.com/KateDiCamillo/ and https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/katedicamillo/. Thank you to all of our amazing listeners, including our Patrons over at https://Patreon.com/BeyondTheTrope. You can get awesome Beyond The Trope merchandise, like shirts, hoodies, and notebooks, over at https://redbubble.com/people/beyondthetrope. Mentioned in this episode: TIGER RISING by Kate DiCamillo Donald Hall The Newbery Medal The Dresden Files (Book Series) Jim Butcher UNSHELTERED by Barbara Kingsolver Best American Essays THE BINOCULAR VISION by Edith Pearlman FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER by E. L. Konigsburg Edgar Allen Poe The Kerlan Collection University of Minnesota Katherine Paterson Pandora Apple Music

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