Category Archives: Magic Realism

Cross-Post: Story 1/52

Here’s a new story just published by one of us. In honor of our upcoming Short Stories Webcast, I’ve decided to plunge back into my project of writing a story a week for at least a year. Please check it … Continue reading

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Series Review: The Booth at the End

This weekend I was looking for something to watch and someone suggested I watch The Booth at the End. I was somewhat skeptical at the description he gave me:  ‘it’s about this guy that grants wishes and people have to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Fantastic Planet

On 13 August, I posted a list on our Facebook page from blastr.com about non-US Science Fiction movies. While there was instantly a debate about the list on our page and in the off-planet offices of WTF, and while I … Continue reading

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Disconnecting from Magical Reality

Once Zhuangzi dreamt he was a butterfly, a butterfly flitting and fluttering around, happy with himself and doing as he pleased. He didn’t know he was Zhuangzi. Suddenly he woke up and there he was, solid and unmistakable Zhuangzi. But … Continue reading

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WtF a Fantasy Podcast #5 – Magical Realism

Here’s where we give you an mp3 of our cast from Wednesday.  Notes below the linkage, and hope you enjoy. WtF a Broadcast #5 – Magical Realism Right-click and hit ‘Save Link As’ to download. Notes: 0:00:01 – Intro 0:02:50 … Continue reading

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WtF a Broadcast Episode #5: Magic Realism

On this cast it’s all about magic realism; a type of fiction where magical elements exist in an otherwise realistic world. In magic realism, it is 99% realistic, even hyper-realistic. The 1% that is magical is also rarely ever explained; … Continue reading

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