Ep. 2 "The Toilet Seat Con Hook-up"

Published: March 29, 2021, 3:12 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 54 minutes 15 seconds

How does examining the rules and structures of relationships help define genres such as magical realism and science fiction? In this episode, Mohanraj and Rosenbaum humorously discuss their romantic experiences and the surprising connection to how we examine and shape genres... And leaving the toilet seat up might be more significant than you think. Content note for mention of race play and of pedophilia. Also discussion of cheating on spouses and spousal abuse and murder. And a potentially ableist remark about brain tumors and personality change. For Show Notes visit https://speculativeliterature.org/episodes/ For the video version of the podcast check out our YouTube Channel. If you enjoy this podcast, consider supporting us on Patreon. Our Twitter handle is @mrahpodcast.

Listed in: Fiction

"The Capitol and the Cafe" (Bonus)

Published: March 25, 2021, 9:39 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 33 minutes 23 seconds

In this episode, the hosts of MRAH explore questions of violence, pacifism, ethics, and empathy while juxtaposing a hyper local incident against an event of national proportions. Content note: This episode discusses a racist attack on a business, the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, an Islamophobic insult, fascism, and other related political topics. For Show Notes visit https://speculativeliterature.org/episodes/ For the video version of the podcast check out our YouTube Channel. If you enjoy this podcast, consider supporting us on Patreon. Our Twitter handle is @mrahpodcast.

Listed in: Fiction

Ep. 1 "Introductions"

Published: March 22, 2021, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 41 minutes 55 seconds

In this inaugural episode, Mary Anne and Ben promise to introduce themselves in ten minutes, then immediately veer off into a tangle of tangents—parenting, religion, writing—setting a tone for the wild ride to come. From their beginnings as writers, to the far future extrapolations of their work, Mary Anne and Ben begin the discussion of who they are as humans. For show notes visit https://speculativeliterature.org/episodes/ If you like the podcast consider supporting us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/mrahpodcast

Listed in: Fiction