Mike, Oren, and Chris talk about stories in which characters use their knowledge of dramatic structure to anticipate what will happen next. They discuss worlds where story mechanics influence reality, and describe how self-awareness is used for parodies and subversions.
- Narrative Causality
- Order of the Stick
- Galaxy Quest
- Redshirts audiobook narrated by Wil Wheaton
- Stranger Than Fiction
- Witches Abroad
- Cabin in the Woods (On Netflix currently)
- Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
- Once More With Feeling
- Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Far Beyond the Stars
- Okage: Shadow King
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