Anomaly: Sci-Fi / Fantasy Geek Chats
Fun, conversational episodes since 2007 on Sci-fi / Fantasy and geek culture. We cover: fan conventions, sci fi fantasy TV, book, movies and more. In addition to the 50 episodes available here, you'll find many, many more at anomalypodcast.com.

Can a beautiful woman in a tight, skimpy suit represent all women? We ask this question and talk about the feminist history behind Wonder Woman. Please see the show notes for links to The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lapore as well as links to the podcasts and blogs that contributed to our episode. The notes can be found here anomalypodcast.com/shownotes/can-wonder-woman-be-every-woman/ 

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Category:Commentary -- posted at: 7:35pm CDT
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Jen and Angela celebrate Anomaly's 10th anniversary by answering the question "what is an Anomaly?" Are YOU an Anomaly?

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Category:Commentary -- posted at: 12:44am CDT
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In this episode, Jen and Angela return with a tribute to Carrie Fisher—a woman who was the ultimate Anomaly and someone they held a ton of respect for. They waited for a month to talk about her passing on Anomaly, because, quite frankly, the two of them couldn't record an episode without getting choked up. After they had time to digest what happened, reflect on why she meant so much to them, and re-watch her films and the Bright Lights documentary, they gave it another try. Please visit the show notes for links to related episodes and more.

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SPOILER ALERT!!! Jen and Angela, Joe and Chris (Jen's co-hosts from The Star Wars Stacks), and Rico from Treks in Sci-Fi all had a "certain point of view" regarding Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and so this episode of Anomaly was rather spirited at times. They all liked the film, but they each had a different take on the Star Wars story's execution and plot. From the use of CGI and the dark nature of the script to the EU nods and cameo appearances, just about everything was touched on in this chat. Make sure you watch the movie first...we spoil everything.

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Direct download: Anomaly_RogueOneReview.mp3
Category:Movie -- posted at: 4:19pm CDT
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SPOILER FREE. Angela is back! She and Jen discuss impressions of Fantastical Beasts and Where to Find Them, hopes for Star Wars: Rogue One & Star Trek: Discovery. Angela gives a mini review of Civilization 6, and Jen talks of her plans to review the books Dracula Vs Hitler and Star Wars: Catalyst. Next episode will be a review of Star Wars: Rogue One! Go watch it!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:12pm CDT
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In this final episode of Anomaly Supplemental, KC and Sue give our recommendations, list off some of the topics we never got around to, and discuss the 2008 sensation: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. As usual, we talk about our favorite parts, dig up some trivia, and go on several tangents.

This might be the last Anomaly Supplemental, but don’t worry – we won’t disappear. There is a new project in the works. In the meantime, you can follow KC on Twitter (@ThatKCRyan), follow Sue (@spaltor) on Twitter, and hear Sue on Women at Warp (womenatwarp.com).

Special thanks - for this episode and for the show as a whole - go out to Marian Call, Rick Moyer, Simon Meddings, Jen, Angela, Sarah, Anne, and everyone who’s supported us over the last 5 years.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am CDT
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Our friend Chris joined Jen a few years ago to record this review of the Elder Scrolls games for Treks In Sci Fi. If you’re not familiar with the Elder Scrolls series, it’s a high fantasy RPG that’s been going strong since 1994 and includes Arena, Daggerfall, Battlespire, Morrowind, Oblivion, and Skyrim. Check it out and Happy Thanksgiving! We'll be back soon!

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If you like games you or nostalgia in general, you may also enjoy our episode entitled “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun! 80s Games We Loved as Kids!”, “Smells Like The 90s: Grunge & the Games we Rocked”, "The Dynamic of Raid Groups and our Real Life Friends" and the PAX East and PAX South con report. All the links can be found in the show notes: Anomalypodcast.com/shownotes/Elder-Scrolls-Games/ or by searching for the term "Elder Scrolls" in the search box at AnomalyPodcast.com

 

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Category:gaming -- posted at: 12:19am CDT
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KC and Sue discuss the Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, which happens to be one of KC’s favorite books and filmed adaptations. Visit anomalypodcast.com for show notes.

Direct download: AS_JonathanStrange.mp3
Category:books -- posted at: 6:07pm CDT
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Ghostly voices caught on tape! A haunted doll named "Pattie", a ghostly cemetery picnic, a woman in white, zombies, superpowers that aren't so "super".... we have all those stories and a whole lot more! 

Check out the show notes which includes video of a ghost hunt where ghostly voices are captured on tape. Thank you to Rick Moyer and KIX95.3 for allowing us to play clips from their video in this episode. The show notes also include links for the music played in this episode. Thank you to The Wiggly Tendrils and Hussalonia for allowing us to play their songs on the show. 

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Show notes: anomalypodcast.com/shownotes/true-paranormal-experiences/

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It's Halloween! KC and Sue discuss the classic Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks film: Young Frankenstein!

1:55 - Watcha been doing?
7:40 - Listener Feedback
11:31 - Announcement!
15:21 - Young Frankenstein

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Direct download: AS-YoungFrankenstein.mp3
Category:Movie -- posted at: 12:28pm CDT
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