Episode | March 29th, 2021 | 6 mins 32 secs
alw, climate justice, environmental justice, equity, sustainability, theatre
Imagine a new Toronto production of Phantom in the year 2030 in a city transforming toward justice and sustainability.
Episode | November 27th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
alw, baron samedi, death deities, halloween/samhain, leroux, mythology, underworld deities
This episode explores The Phantom's connections to myths and deities of death and passion, in belated honour of Halloween/Samhain.
At The Intersection of Trauma and Politics: My Review of the Phanfic Shadow Government/Shadows Over Eden
Episode | October 17th, 2020 | 57 mins 9 secs
kay, leroux, phanfiction, phantomlit, politics, reviews, trauma
In which I talk about another brilliant #Phanfic by Quiet2885 and discuss how it explores the intersection of #trauma and #politics.
Episode | August 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 54 mins
alw, disability, performing, phandom, phanship, roleplay, singing
My interview with Dutch Phan Melissa Duijvestijn all about Phanship, role-plays and online POTO karaoke!
Article | August 22nd, 2020
books, disability, gender, history, leroux, phantomlit, queer, sequels
Where you can find the book I reviewed in Episode 20, along with some links to cool background info.
Article | August 7th, 2020
#savethebrilliantoriginal, alw, campaigns, info, politics
Sources and links from my PSA in the effort to #SaveTheBrilliantOriginal #PhantomoftheOpera!
Episode | August 6th, 2020 | 5 mins 19 secs
#savethebrilliantoriginal, alw, politics, psa
A short PSA in contribution to the effort to see #TheBrilliantOriginal #PhantomoftheOpera restored in all the splendour #HalPrince, #GillianLynn and #MariaBjornson envisioned! #SaveTheBrilliantOriginal
Episode | July 23rd, 2020 | 48 mins 19 secs
history, leroux, phantomlit, queer, sequels
In this episode, I review the POTO sequel Lazare by author K. E. Torwood.
Article | July 16th, 2020
alw, gender, gendered violence, gerik, kay, leroux, phandom, transformative justice, violence
The references for my discussion on violence and Transformative Justice in POTO.
Episode | June 2nd, 2020 | 57 mins 35 secs
alw, gender, gendered violence, gerik, kay, leroux, politics, transformative justice, trauma, violence
CW. This episode discusses violence, including gendered violence in Phantom, but also how the story invokes the spirit of transformative justice.
Article | June 1st, 2020
alw, french, in-concert, montreal, reviews
Here's a bunch of info about the French Language production I reviewed in Episode 18.
Episode | February 28th, 2020 | 55 mins 49 secs
alw, french, montreal, reviews, stage-version
My review of the French language in-concert production that ran last month in Montreal, Canada.
Article | February 27th, 2020
environmental justice, kay, leroux, phanfiction, reviews
The show-notes, finally, for episode 17 in which I reviewed and analyzed the Phanfic When All Is Lost by Quiet2885.
Episode | December 18th, 2019 | 56 mins 38 secs
alw, authors, cop25, environmental justice, kay, leroux, phanfic, politics
Discussion of how environmental justice plays out in the Phanfic When All Is Lost by Quiet2885, in honour of COP25.
Article | December 17th, 2019
alw, haunting, leroux, music history, politics
The sources I was referring to in my discussion of haunting in POTO in episode 16.
Article | November 14th, 2019
alw, gender, lawrence connor production, race, references, show notes
The references for my dissection of the Lawrence Connor production/s of Phantom in episode 15.