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The Worldbuilder's Tavern

The Worldbuilder's Tavern

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The Worldbuilder's Tavern is a bi-weekly podcast for writers, dungeon masters, and creatives, hosted by publishing professionals Emma Maione, Allison Alexander, and Christiana Jones. They break down the worldbuilding of sci-fi and fantasy shows, movies, and books, sharing how writers can apply these storytelling techniques to their own projects.
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1.11 Worldbuilding Fun in the D&D Movie

The Worldbuilder's TavernMay 24, 2023

1.11 Worldbuilding Fun in the D&D Movie
May 24, 202334:44
1.10 Dystopia in The Hunger Games
May 10, 202338:25
1.9 Politics and Society in The Mandalorian
Apr 26, 202348:13
1.8 Familiar Worlds in The Mandalorian
Apr 12, 202336:58
1.7 Disability, Villainy, Magic, and Technology in Nimona
Mar 29, 202335:11
1.6 Multiverses, Metaphors, and Absurdity in Everything, Everywhere, All At Once
Mar 15, 202325:36
1.5 Beautiful Worlds and Video Game Writing in Ori and the Blind Forest
Mar 01, 202333:27
1.4 Science, Language, and Aliens in Project Hail Mary
Feb 15, 202335:50
1.3 Subtle Storytelling, Slang, and Society in Mad Max: Fury Road
Feb 01, 202335:49
1.2 Humour and Fashion in Good Omens

1.2 Humour and Fashion in Good Omens

Heaven, hell, and humour—the key ingredients for the hit TV show Good Omens! In this episode, we discuss how the show uses the unexpected to create humour, the casting choices, fashion, and makeup.

Intro and outro music: "The Tavern" by Michael Ghelfi. Proprietor's Pick:
The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna (August 23, 2022). "Through the Glass" by Shaneen Thompson is the flash fiction at the end of the episode, read and edited by our wandering bard, Kyle. Join the tavern's Discord to participate in the monthly flash fiction challenges for the chance to have your story read on the podcast!  Visit the Tavern: Twitter | TikTok | Discord  Support us on Patreon to vote on topics and access bonus episodes.
Jan 18, 202328:50
1.1 Mythology in Good Omens
Jan 04, 202325:32
1.0 Welcome to the Tavern!
Dec 07, 202205:16