Reality in Fiction In the beginning of human existence, we are told stories. We have told stories that intrigue us, explain our world, scare us and change us. We have used stories to help explain ourselves and the world around us. Reality in fiction is a podcast that takes characters and stories from fiction and uses it to explain humanity as we know ourselves. In this podcast we will talk about mental and physical health and social norms.

October 20, 2017  

Tim Burton took the tale of Sleepy Hollow and gave us a reflection on life, assumptions and trust. In this episode, we talk about a few themes that show up in our own lives, without a nepharious specter. 

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October 13, 2017  

Frankenstein is one of the world's most acclaimed stories in the horror genre. Today we explore the themes that have helped this timeless story captivate the reader for 2 centuries. 

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September 29, 2017  

In this episode, we talk about season 1 on Stranger Things and the amazing depth of the human experience that it represents. 

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September 22, 2017  

As autumn sets in, we are discussing food, relationship and honesty through the lense of a very special French rat named Remy. Join us as we talk about the themes in Pixar's Ratatouille that make this film a great example of reality in fiction. 

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September 8, 2017  

What does it mean to be in the Matrix? What do we give up when we live in Denial? In this episode, we look at the pros and cons of facing reality and what it actually does for us to live in denial of it. 

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September 1, 2017  

In this episode, I take a trip into the lives of the Weasley family and who they are as individuals and why we feel so connected to the family. 

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August 25, 2017  

In this episode, Jon and I discuss Max Brooks' World War Z and the how the story of survivors shows up in the stories of real life people. 

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August 18, 2017  

In this epsiode we talk about what it means to find ourself, be apart of something bigger than ourselves and face our fears through the story of Disney's The Jungle Book. 

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August 16, 2017  

In this episode we explore what revenge does to relationships and the collateral damage we incur from the fantasy. 

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August 4, 2017  

This Episode uses Mighty Thor to discuss gender issues in the mental health field. From gender norms in culture to the biases seen in mental health research, we take some time to look at the importance of recognizing how sex and gender effect mental health. 

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