Project: Shadow

164 EpisodesProduced by Charlie Dorsett

Every day, we reveal unseen wonder in music, movies, tv shows, books, and comics.  My name is Charlie and I write Science Fiction and Fantasy novels as C. E. Dorsett. As a writer and a genderqueer, gay person, I dig into these stories from different angles to find the heart of the subject. I would l… read more

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706- Star Wars The Clone Wars Malevolence Cycle

February 15th, 2019

33:02

705- Why Space Opera is so much fun

February 14th, 2019

31:38

704- Writing, Wondering, and Wandering

February 13th, 2019

31:44

703- 2019 Grammy Awards

February 12th, 2019

35:39

702- Star Trek Discovery An Obol for Charon Review

February 11th, 2019

34:12

Charlie discusses the events of Star Trek Discovery An Obol for Charon and how it continues the reboot of the series.

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701- How Ahsoka, Rotta, and Ziro changed Star Wars forever

February 8th, 2019

31:24

Charlie continues our discussion of Star Wars The Clone Wars with a focus on the movie and the additions of Ahsoka, Ziro, and Rotta into the politics …

700- How I learned to write by the seat of my pants

February 7th, 2019

32:35

699- Resist Within Temptation

February 6th, 2019

31:54

698- Am I the only one who missed the hype

February 5th, 2019

32:10

697- Star Trek Discovery Point of Light Review

February 4th, 2019

32:55

696-Are Comics and Comic Book Movies for Kids

February 1st, 2019

33:15

Charlie discusses whether or not we have to stop loving the things we did when we were children and whether something has to have nudity, profanity, …

695- Justice for Jussie

January 31st, 2019

31:35

694- You are all different in the Force

January 30th, 2019

32:53

693- How to continue a series that ended

January 29th, 2019

34:29

692- Star Trek Discovery New Eden Review

January 28th, 2019

39:48

691- Why don't I care about Punisher season 2

January 25th, 2019

31:58

690- The Hardest Thing for a Writer to do

January 24th, 2019

31:43

689- Where is all the fantasy media

January 23rd, 2019

31:45

688- How George Lucas made a perfect Star Wars Prequel

January 22nd, 2019

31:59

687- Star Trek Discovery Brother Review

January 21st, 2019

33:58

686- Section 31 and the Future of Star Trek

January 18th, 2019

32:02

685- The Reboot of the Supermen

January 17th, 2019

31:34

684- Spiderman Far Far from Spoilers

January 16th, 2019

32:46

683- Goodbye Alara

January 15th, 2019

32:14

682- Is Acid Storm the first Genderfluid Transformer

January 14th, 2019

31:40

681- Star Trek and Mandate for Content

January 11th, 2019

33:03

680- Harry Potter and the Memory of Youth

January 10th, 2019

31:15

Charlie discusses how Harry Potter reminds us of the wonder of childhood and why we hold so tight to the series compared to Marvel, DC, Star Trek, …

679- Why are the Transformers so embedded in my heart

January 9th, 2019

31:38

678- Fantasy Races

January 8th, 2019

34:34

677- 3 Below Part 1 Review

January 7th, 2019

35:21

676- DC Universe Titans Review

January 4th, 2019

32:34

675- I am an Author, but does that matter

January 3rd, 2019

34:47

674- Shows of 2018

December 31st, 2018

33:19

673- A Frustrating Year in Film

December 28th, 2018

32:29

672- Top Tracks of 2018

December 26th, 2018

32:42

671- Santa and Heart of a Child

December 24th, 2018

30:48

670- Hellboy and the Death of the Idiosyncratic

December 21st, 2018

32:09

669- Venom and the Future of Film

December 20th, 2018

32:42

668- Music, Memory, and Happiness

December 19th, 2018

31:47

667- Elseworlds or What the DCEU should have been

December 18th, 2018

34:44

666- Sympathy for the Devil

December 17th, 2018

32:18
Charlie discusses the archetype of the Devil and how it has changed over time focusing on the works of Tolkien and Infinity War Become a supporter …

665- Intellectual Property or Why none of our opinions really matter

December 14th, 2018

32:36

664- Finding the right words with DC and Marvel Movies

December 13th, 2018

33:04

663- Some thoughts on Cicada, Flash, and the Arrowverse

December 12th, 2018

32:34

662- A Series of Unfortunate Monsters

December 11th, 2018

34:01

661- Avenger and the End Game

December 10th, 2018

35:12

660- Writing and the Imagination

December 7th, 2018

34:09

659- For the love of Fandom

December 6th, 2018

34:14

658- Captain Marvel and the MCU

December 5th, 2018

33:17

657- The Chilling Review of Sabrina part 1

December 4th, 2018

47:58

656- Return of the Dead Tv Shows

December 3rd, 2018

27:58

655- Missing Time and the War of Wrath

December 1st, 2018

28:10

654- Diversity, Silence, and Anger

October 29th, 2018

32:00

653- Nostalgia vs Inspiration.mp3

October 24th, 2018

43:25

652- Uncovering a Cover

October 19th, 2018

27:19

651- Fantasy and the Problems of Essentialism

October 18th, 2018

28:18
We need to be careful in our fiction and fandom not to think that every member of a gender or ethnic group are all the same. Embrace diversity. Oh, …

650- All I want to do

October 17th, 2018

26:53
Why are you listening? No, seriously, I really want to know. I want to add more philosophical and lit theory discussions to the podcast, and I would …

649- How would I reboot He-man and the Masters of the Universe

October 16th, 2018

29:25

648- Star Wars Resistance Review, and a word about Chuck Wendig

October 15th, 2018

1:09:40

647- Anxiety and the Will to Write

October 12th, 2018

27:39
How to deal with anxiety, worry, and doubt as a creative person. We have to be honest about the dark things in the corners of our minds and how to break through to get things done. Become a supporter of this podcast:

646- Reclaiming Fandom

October 11th, 2018

28:00
Fandom isn't just a performative act. It is something we can do alone and without speculating about future projects. Become a supporter of this …

645- A Meditation on the Little Things

October 10th, 2018

25:06

644- The Review that Fell to Earth (Doctor Who)

October 9th, 2018

46:30

643- Darkness is the absence of light

October 8th, 2018

22:17
If you are one of those who has heard or said that we are living in the "darkest timeline" recently, then this episode is for you. We have to fight that feeling, and on today's episode, I explain my method. Become a …

642- The Mandalorian and the Hype of the Unknown

October 5th, 2018

27:07

641- Just looking for an original sin

October 4th, 2018

32:44
Wow, this is the 60th episode since moving the podcast to Anchor! So what do I want to talk about today? That nagging itch I have as a fan of fantasy fiction that I just can't find anything to scratch. What do we want …

[Bonus Episode] Periscope, Writing, and Podcasting

October 4th, 2018

28:23
This is the audio from a Periscope Audio Live stream. I might start doing more of these in the future. I am curious what you think of the idea. On this stream, we discuss Periscope, my current writing project, and …

640- An ant, a wasp, and a ghost fight in a car

October 3rd, 2018

39:02

639- So, You want to be a writer

October 2nd, 2018

25:22
Why? You need to have a good reason to get you through the hard parts of the process. Let's talk about why I write and why you should too. Become a …

638- What if there is no winning

October 1st, 2018

27:02

637- Rage against the Unseen

September 28th, 2018

24:52
We must find ways to discus the things we find problematic in fandom and media in a way that doesn't play into the worst trope about us. Join me as I talk through my experiences living in a red state and trying to …

636- Napoleon and the Crimes of Grindelwald

September 27th, 2018

24:13

635- Is Blank is the new Blank

September 26th, 2018

24:49

634- Bumblebee Within Temptation

September 25th, 2018

26:41

633- Unfolding a World

September 21st, 2018

22:11

632- When is Iron Fist season 3 starting

September 20th, 2018

34:05

631- Why representation matters

September 19th, 2018

24:25

630- Let's talk about Solo

September 18th, 2018

35:46

629- First Thoughts on DC Universe

September 17th, 2018

31:19

628- Nanoprep 2018

September 14th, 2018

23:58

627- Empty Buckets and the Infinite Font

September 13th, 2018

29:05

626- Fantasy, Worldbuilding, and the Interwebs

September 12th, 2018

26:31

625- The Lost Fire Prince

September 11th, 2018

24:32
A deep dive into Zuko's character from Avatar: The Last Airbender. What would a movie trilogy based on him look like? Become a supporter of this …

624- Raign in an Empire of our Own

September 10th, 2018

27:32

623- What does it mean to write online

September 7th, 2018

26:43

622- Recapturing Wonder

September 6th, 2018

30:24

621- Everything was better when I was a kid

September 5th, 2018

29:31
Let's look for the real heart of nostalgia. Why do we have such a strong connection with the media we loved as kids. I have a theory, and I haven't heard anyone else take this angle on it. I am curious what you think. …

620- Aang or How I would remake The Last Airbender Movie

September 4th, 2018

34:51
A deep dive into Avatar: The Last Airbender by looking at the character of Aang and how Book 1 could have been turned into a good movie. This …

619- Why are Conlangs important

September 3rd, 2018

35:31

618- Dreadnought, My new Favorite Superhero

August 31st, 2018

1:21:56
Brian and I review Dreadnought by April Daniels the BEST superhero book we have ever read, and we have read a lot. We warn before the spoilers start. If you haven't read this book, read it. Become a supporter of this …

617- Indentity and the search for story

August 30th, 2018

36:06
Progress update on Stone of Heaven and the challenge of writing a Trans character as someone who is figuring out their own Trans identity. This is the most personal episode I have ever done, if you know someone …

616- Pixar vs Ghibli, Narrative Approach

August 29th, 2018

33:19
A response to Karsten Runquist's video Pixar vs Ghibli https://youtu.be/KCGm0gd9ERM focusing on Kishotenketsu as a method for conceiving a story. Become a supporter of this podcast:

615- My Avatar isn't blue, unless sad or a waterbender

August 28th, 2018

34:07

614- Narrative style, difficulty, and Slime Rancher

August 27th, 2018

36:38
How different types of narrative can alienate us and our readers. From GRR to Tolkien to Dracula, and even Slime Rancher, there are many ways to tell …

613- The Anatomy of Story and Story Planner

August 24th, 2018

31:28

612- Sharing is Caring

August 23rd, 2018

31:25

611- Building Communities of Curiosity

August 22nd, 2018

28:22

610- Why is it difficult for some people to get into Fantasy Fiction

August 21st, 2018

34:15
Through and exploration of Steven Universe, Harry Potter, Trollhunter, Lord of the Rings, and A Song of Ice and Fire, I discuss the what makes …

609- Defiance: Music, Identify, and the Search for self

August 20th, 2018

32:47

608- We need to talk about Star Wars Fandom

June 13th, 2018

39:55
As a result of the current state of fandom, we need to unite against the fury infecting our community. Fans must never attempt to police the …

Look forward- Apr 26, 2018

April 27th, 2018

6:02

Isolation, work, and fun. Apr 24, 2018

April 25th, 2018

11:18

A cold cold world Mar 26, 2018

March 27th, 2018

8:20

607- What did you do, Star Trek

January 26th, 2018

45:21
How could Star Trek trip over two tropes with one character in invite my rage and sadness? Find out in this episode of SPOILER filled ranting. …

607- What did you do, Star Trek

January 25th, 2018

45:21
How could Star Trek trip over two tropes with one character in invite my rage and sadness? Find out in this episode of SPOILER filled ranting. …

606- Unseen Judgements

October 21st, 2017

15:24

605- Running from the Devil

October 7th, 2017

7:50

604- Dark Labyrinth of Souls

September 9th, 2017

6:15

603- Hate is Weakness

August 17th, 2017

21:24

602- Game of Monkeys

August 8th, 2017

36:25

601- Strange Days and Work

August 4th, 2017

6:29

P:S 600- We are X

August 2nd, 2017

26:18

599- Silence = Nonexistence

July 28th, 2017

16:25
The Worlds care less about logic than it does a good story. • Discrimination against LGBT is legal according to the Department of Justice. • Stand as a Community or Fall Individualy #LGBT 🏳️‍🌈 Become a supporter of …

598- The Epic Step Spider 🕷

July 27th, 2017

15:04

597- Add Violence and Trama

July 25th, 2017

47:20
What a wonderful weekend! • Nine Inch Nails Adds Violence with a new EP • Less Than holds up a mirror to society. • The Lovers cries out for pain, …

596- Star Trek v Star Wars

July 22nd, 2017

27:41
Today is about The Withering. • I don't think you understand Star Trek • The Mythological Heart of Star Trek and Star Wars • That Fandom don't Love …

595- Are you Living for Love?

July 21st, 2017

16:16

P:S 594- A Song for a Hot Day

July 20th, 2017

7:23

P:S 593- Not Dead Yet

July 19th, 2017

11:20

P:S 592- Nawas and Flow

July 18th, 2017

35:18
Planning, plotting, and scheming. • Have you heard of Nawas? • Everything Right with Wrong by Nawas • The power of So Low • Nawas makes it work. • Who are you Nawas? • I need to get to more convers... Become a …

P:S 591-Of Hamburger and Power

July 14th, 2017

16:27

P:S 590- Demerit Badges

July 13th, 2017

11:52

P:S 589- The Voyage Home

July 12th, 2017

8:44

P:S 588- #hamburger

July 11th, 2017

16:05

P:S 587- Pure Question

July 5th, 2017

12:13

P:S 586- The Trip to Maryland

July 3rd, 2017

8:26

P:S is moving to Anchor

June 30th, 2017

3:57

P:S 585- That Last Jedi trailer tho...

April 15th, 2017

12:51

P:S 584- Dear Media Critics

April 14th, 2017

17:24

P:S 583- Young Dumbledore and the Mountain Monsters

April 13th, 2017

17:53

P:S 582- Olivier and the Cursed Child

April 12th, 2017

22:08

P:S 581- Hela and the Magic Hammer

April 11th, 2017

36:36
Brian and Charlie discuss the Thor: Ragnarok teaser and the Sense8 trailer, Charlie discusses The community of Fandom, the responsibility of content creators to their audience, and IDIC Become a supporter of this …

P:S 580- Villainy, Evil, Weakness, and Fear

February 2nd, 2017

23:42

P:S 579- Can we talk... and Trollhunters.mp3

January 9th, 2017

36:04

P:S 578- The Voice of Reconnection

October 25th, 2016

42:14
Write with your own voice, Lucasfilm sues Lightsaber academy, Will we discover Rey's parents in episode VIIm Copyright cases fanfic writers should …

P:S 577- Can we just start again please

July 25th, 2016

25:53

P:S 576- Love is the revolution (my reaction to Orlando)

June 14th, 2016

33:00

P:S 575- Sick Mother Feather Tunes

June 8th, 2016

26:51

P:S 574- Rebirths, reconnections and rewrites

June 7th, 2016

36:54

P:S 573- Pivots, Pilots, and a Rogue One

April 7th, 2016

28:31

P:S 572- So Finn and Poe are a thing?

February 18th, 2016

32:12

P:S 571- Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

December 18th, 2015

1:48:24

P:S 570- Did we just find aliens?

October 17th, 2015

19:20

P:S 569- Solving the Imagination Deficit

October 15th, 2015

22:39

P:S 568- Come out Shadowhunters

October 13th, 2015

43:59

P:S 567- How to Kill Perfectionism dead

October 13th, 2015

22:52

P:S 566- Declared Human

June 30th, 2015

25:49

P:S 565- Seasons End and a Joy Division

March 18th, 2015

30:46

P:S 564- Cobwebs, Dust, and a Meerkat

March 17th, 2015

35:27

P:S 563-Korrasami ride the turtle duck

March 10th, 2015

21:08

P:S 562- Of Angels and Inhumans

March 6th, 2015

24:38

P:S 561- Wet Hot Vampire Slayer for the Rebels

March 5th, 2015

29:33
New Netflix shows and schedule, Star Wars Rebels finale WTF and surprises and season 2, Claudia Black joins the Originals Become a supporter of …

P:S 560- Dark Dreams for Nanda Parbat

March 3rd, 2015

46:32
On this episode we discuss: What is Sense8. What would a good Crow reboot look like? WTF happened on Arrow at Nanda Parbat Become a supporter of …

P:S 559- Leonard Nimoy, Journey to Mount Seleya

February 28th, 2015

42:56

P:S 558- Agent Carter, Supergirl gets her man

February 27th, 2015

37:48

P:S 557- Avenging a Dark Power Rangers

February 25th, 2015

22:34

P:S 556- Fandom, good God, what is it good for?

February 24th, 2015

36:43

P:S 555- Lost a Girl, found a Sphinx, Can we Crossplay now?

August 26th, 2014

26:44

P:S 554- Fandom shame Franchise

August 20th, 2014

36:11

P:S 553- Go, go power people

August 19th, 2014

34:04
The Normal Heart should win all the Emmys; Dominion, Deism, and the Rage of the Angels; Arrow episode changes its name; Go, go Power Rangers movie, …

P:S 552- Robin Williams, in light and shadows

August 13th, 2014

30:37
robin williams, galaxy quest, arrow, green arrow, the flash, wentworth miller, captain cold, michael dorn, star trek, michael bay, transformers …

P:S 3- "Borders on the Edge of No Where"

July 21st, 2011

37:45

P:S 2- "5 Versions Up"

June 10th, 2011

32:02

P:S 1- "When is Our Solemn Hour?"

June 7th, 2011

18:33
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