Moiya is joined by Princess Weekes to discuss the worldbuilding in Tamora Pierce's Tortall universe. They talk about bisexual icons, long histories in fiction, and the (in)appropriateness of age differences in romantic relationships.
HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist and folklorist
- Princess Weekes is a writer, podcaster, and literature lover who hosts the podcasts It's Lit for PBS and Geeked for Netflix. Follow her on twitter at @WeekesPrincess or on youtube at @PrincessWeekes.
- Listen to SPIRITS wherever you podcast or at spiritspodcast.com
- Practice math and science with Brilliant! To get started for free, visit brilliant.org/exolore. The first 200 of you will get 20% off Brilliant's annual premium subscription
- Order my book, THE MILKY WAY: https://www.grandcentralpublishing.com/titles/moiya-mctier/the-milky-way/9781538754153/
- BUY EXOLORE SWAG: store.dftba.com/collections/exolore
FIND US ONLINE
- patreon: patreon.com/exolorepod
- twitter: twitter.com/ExolorePod
- instagram: instagram.com/exolorepod
- website: exolorepod.com
- subreddit: reddit.com/r/ExolorePod
- Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
- Cover art: Stephen J. Reisig, http://stephenjreisig.com/
- Editing: Mischa Stanton, https://www.mischastanton.com/
How would you like to swim in an ocean ruled by matriarchal squid, or fly over a planet as it rotates with a swarm of migrating wasps? No, it's not the latest VR craze (... yet); it's Exolore! Exolore helps you imagine other worlds with the help of facts and science. Every other week, host Dr. Moiya McTier invites experts to build a world from scratch or sits down with a fiction fan to dive deep into their favorite worlds. Every episode will make you laugh, go "huh?" and appreciate how special our world really is.
Exolore is a member of Multitude Productions, an independent podcast collective and production studio.