• Fantheon #6 “All-New Marvel”

    In this very special episode of Fantheon, Terrence, Emma, and Logan discuss all of the 45 All-New, All-Different Marvel titles announced officially or leaked from the Bleeding Cool. They geek out about Miles Morales, groan about the Inhumans, and throw shade on James Robinson. And who the hell is...
  • Podcast: Fantheon #5 “Comics Will Break Your Heart”

      Sporting a new name (Fantheon) and logo, Emma, Logan, and Terrence discuss some of the best indie progressive comics, including the mindbending Fight Club 2, the intellectually challenging Material, and the fun and happy Jem and the Holograms. Plus they answer listener questions. powered by podcast garden...
  • All New Non Compliant Podcast: Youth in Revolt

    This week marks a couple of firsts for the podcast. We have our first guest, comics creator and Rainbow Hub writer Ten Van Winkle, and our first listener questions. This week we discuss the punk rock/kung fu Black Canary series along with new teen-fronted books Prez and Runaways. Plus...
  • Just ‘Un’.: Temporal Slippage in Welcome to Night Vale

    Welcome to Night Vale continually alters, shifts, changes, and reinvents itself, and that mutability of reality, that mutability of the text itself, usually occurs due to the reframing actions and consequences that deal with cyclidity in the narrative structure, harbingers foreshadowing fearsome events, and literal time-travel. Essentially, it happens...
  • The Voice of Night Vale: Narrative Absence in Welcome to Night Vale

    Throughout the course of Welcome to Night Vale, there have been very few times when Cecil hasn’t dominated the narrative with his voice if not with his perspective and actions, and when there have been episodes where Cecil has been largely or completely absent from the narrative, Bad Things...
  • WE MUST GIVE PRAISE: Education in Welcome to Night Vale

    “‘Education is important,’ say whispers with no obvious source we all hear every night.” —Cecil Palmer, “Capital Campaign” “CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE!” the Glow Cloud said. “WE MUST GIVE PRAISE! GIVE OUR LIVES! GIVE OUR ALL TO THE CHILD OF THE GLOWING CLOUD! TO THE SCION OF INCORPOREAL RULE!...
  • She Looked Like A Blogger: Deviation and Consequence in Welcome to Night Vale

    We’re all fairly used to Welcome to Night Vale (WtNV) being a fairly freaksome sort of show, and if we ever had any doubts about that, the entire Smiling God thing would have squashed any presumptions of safety or security. Really, Kevin R. Free’s entire commercial for StrexCorp and...
  • Just That They Saw Him: Harbingers in Welcome to Night Vale

    When the Man In The Tan Jacket Carrying A Deerskin Suitcase (filled with flies according to Old Woman Josie) first arrived, Welcome to Night Vale was still very young as a show, still finding its voice and establishing its recurring themes and story arcs. Like StrexCorp and the Smiling...
  • The Alley Behind Town Hall: The Electoral Process in Welcome to Night Vale

    Okay, before I even get into this meta, I’m going to squee. WE HAVE AN OFFICIAL VOICE FOR TAMIKA FLYNN. And, that voice belongs to the amazing and wonderful Symphony Sanders, which means another person of color in the cast. Sanders is so good. If you haven’t listened to...