95 – Good Elements From Terrible Stories

The Mythcreant Podcast

Do even the worst train wrecks have something good to take from them? We will find out as Chris, Oren, and returning guest Graham sort through a long list of awful stories looking for the slightest gems. Sometimes it’s a character that’s better than the story they’re in. Sometimes it’s one scene that feels like it was written by a completely different author. Sometimes it’s just a single joke that makes us laugh in the midst of a movie that’s putting us to sleep. Will we find something good in a story you hated? Listen to find out.

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes:

A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth Book 1) by Piers Anthony



The Shannara Chronicles


Interstellar (2014)

The Last Colony by John Scalzi

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  1. SunlessNick

    An example I’d throw in is from Lost Girl, which gets a lot of stick round here. But two props it deserves are a truly bisexual protagonist (not gay enough to titilate, but straight when it counts) – and said protagonist’s best friend being as deep and important a love as any of her romantic pairings. (The best friend is also unfeasibly awesome).

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