The problem with the chosen one

The problem with the chosen one

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn our last episode, we had author Aliette de Bodard on to discuss the absence of mothers in speculative fiction. One explanation put forward was the focus of chosen one narratives – these stories rely on...
The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHere at Breaking the Glass Slipper, we love the 1987 film The Princess Bride. I mean, who doesn’t? It is endlessly quotable, tongue-in-cheek, and full of great characters. Unfortunately, only a couple...
Choose your own Bandersnatch

Choose your own Bandersnatch

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhile we were all winding down from Christmas, Charlie Brooker and the Black Mirror gang were getting ready to mess with our minds yet again. December 28th saw the release of the one-off interactive Netflix...