Episode 65 – Andre Norton’s “Web of the Witch World” with special guest Humza Kazmi

Humza Kazmi joins us to discuss Andre Norton’s “Web of the Witch World”, elven fighters, mind reading, the power of love, reclaiming lost power, the culture of Estcarp, domain game play, internal consistency, talismans, character agency, and much more!

Episode 64 – J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Return of the King” with returning guest Daniel J. Bishop

Daniel J. Bishop joins us to discuss J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Return of the King”, the fundamental misunderstandings of the Peter Jackson movies, Tolkien’s Christianity, Frodo and Sam’s gay love, the racist legacy of the Lord of the Rings, bringing our own life experiences to what we read, the value of gaming post-climax, “useless” characters, the appendices, and so much more!

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Episodes 62 – Gardner F. Fox’s “Kothar and the Demon Queen” with special guest Elizabeth Chaipraditkul

Hoi and Jeff chat with Elizabeth Chaipraditkul about Gardner F. Fox’s “Kothar and the Demon Queen”, demon summoning, cheesy erotica, sword and sorcery traditions, and much more!

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Episode 59 – Robert E. Howard & L. Sprague de Camp’s “Conan the Adventurer” with special guest Agatha Cheng

Hoi and Jeff chat with Agatha Cheng about Robert E. Howard’s “Conan the Adventurer”, orientalism, past life regression, and slavery in RPGs.

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