Fantasy topics

June 2015

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell: Episode Three Recap

By | 2016-12-22T14:24:43+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Anomalous Musings, Fantasy, TV episode review|

Donate Blog RSS iTunes Stitcher Zune Podcast RSS Need a refresher or two? Check out the recaps for Chapter One: Friends of English Magic and Chapter Two: How is Lady Pole? Now onto Chapter Three: The Education of a Magician. We open on Lady Pole, who is… well, cue the Pete gif [...]

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell: Episode One Recap

By | 2016-12-22T14:24:45+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Anomalous Musings, Fantasy, History, TV episode review|

Donate Blog RSS iTunes Stitcher Zune Podcast RSS Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell was published in 2004 and is considered one of the best alternate histories meets fantasy. Needless to say, it’s my favorite book next to Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca. Now it has been turned into a seven-part serial [...]

March 2015

Anomaly | Facts in Fiction: Outlander Standing Stones

By | 2016-12-22T14:24:48+00:00 March 26th, 2015|Anomaly, Fantasy, Outlander, Sci Fi, Show Notes, strong female characters, TV episode review|

Donate iTunes Stitcher Podcast RSS In this episode of Anomaly, I begin a new series that I’m calling “The Facts in Fiction”. Archaeologist Jenny McNiven and I will discuss the historical accuracies that inspired our favorite sci-fi and fantasy books, movies and TV shows. Our first edition is about the Outlander standing stones. Outlander is a British-American television drama series based [...]

January 2015

Anomaly | RPG Games: The Dynamics of Real-Life Raid Groups

By | 2016-12-22T14:24:53+00:00 January 1st, 2015|Anomaly, Fantasy, Gaming, Show Notes, Star Wars|

Donate iTunes Stitcher Podcast RSS The dynamics of raid groups is important when you're battling mobs of orcs, trolls, enemy Force wielders or... when dealing with the hurdles of real-life. It's funny, we had never considered the latter until recently. It's so true and kind of useful to know. This episode of Anomaly will [...]

September 2014

Outlander Review (Podcast Episode on the 1st Season & Books)

By | 2016-12-22T14:24:56+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Anomaly, Book Reviews, Fantasy, Outlander, Sci Fi, Show Notes, strong female characters, TV episode review|

An Outlander Review with Jen, her Mom and her Sister Hi, I'm Jen and this is Anomaly's first podcast episode on the Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. I recently sat down with my sister and my mom to discuss the time traveling novels. Our Outlander review is a very informal discussion, had over a bottle of wine, right after we watched the first [...]