All Pieces for Eric Molinsky

 
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We all know it. We all love it. But the The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland actually had a fraught 12-year long development where many people wo...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 24:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Forget Monopoly and Risk -- a new generation of indie board game designers is rethinking how we play games, and why.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 26:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Remember when movie posters were hand-crafted iconic works of commercial art? They still are in an alternative artistic universe.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 24:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Spiritual leaders of different faith discuss the role of religion in sci-fi fantasy worlds.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 28:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Constructed languages -- or conlangs for short -- are a valuable tool in worldbuilding. But once a conlang is let out in the world, the fans can do...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 26:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Listeners share their stories of how they grieved the loss of their favorite fictional characters.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:27
  • Purchases: 1
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I kick off my three-part series on the alien who has no name and no possessions except for a spaceship/time machine that he stole. Even his face (o...

Bought by WTJU and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 33:09
  • Purchases: 2
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Sci-fi and fantasy have always been a big part of fan fiction, but fan fiction hasn't always gotten respect in return. Has fan fic gotten a bad rap?

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:05
  • Purchases: 2
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How do Muslims readers feel about Dune since the book appropriates aspects of Islam and Arab culture to tell an unconventional hero's journey?

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 26:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Soviet science fiction reveals the hopes and anxieties of people living behind the Iron Curtain.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 25:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Ten years after the great writer passed, her work continues to be more relevant than ever.

  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 17:13
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How a cataclysmic volcanic eruption inspired a teenage girl to write a literary masterpiece.

Bought by KZYX, KSFR, PRX Remix, WXAV 88.3FM, and WABE


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 17:23
  • Purchases: 5
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Even great actors get tripped up by the Boston accent. Or maybe Bostonians are just too quick to find fault.

Bought by PRX Remix, KUOW, WABE, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 08:09
  • Purchases: 4
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I never played Dungeons & Dragons as a kid, but after reading interviews with lots of interesting creative people who credit D&D with their success...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and WABE


  • Added: Sep 22, 2015
  • Length: 31:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Theodore Roosevelt is considered one of the great presidents but he doesn't have a presidential library. So a group of scholars are trying to creat...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 2
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When Amy and Ryan Green's son Joel was diagnosed with cancer, they decided build an inspirational video game based on this treatment. But Joel didn...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 17:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alice Sheldon, Credit: Eric Molinsky
Alice Sheldon served in the OSS and the CIA. And then she went deep undercover posing as a male science fiction writer. It wasn't an assignment, it...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 23:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mike at his home in 2008, Credit: Eric Molinsky
This audio clip was also taken from my 2008 interview with my late Uncle Mike Alexander. Mike worked with Michael Dukakis and Ted Kennedy, but his ...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: Mike at his home in Brookline, MA, Credit: Eric Molinsky
This audio was recorded in 2008 when I asked my uncle Mike Alexander to talk about his service as a bombardier in World War II. Mike was a proud Je...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2014
  • Length: 13:10
Caption: Luke Skywalker action figure, Credit: Eric Molinsky
What makes a great origin story -- for superheroes or regular people going on a job interview?

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 15:21
  • Purchases: 3