Episode 98: Save vs. Ethan Gilsdorf

This week we invite award-winning writer, critic, and journalist Ethan Gisldorf onto the podcast to discuss his best-selling book Fantasy Freaks & Gaming Geeks. Ethan will tell us how he came to terms with his childhood gaming roots, returned to the hobby as an adult, and turned his adventuring past into grist for his journalistic mill, producing what NPR called “Lord of the Rings” meets Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road.”

On Saturday, Sept 27, Ethan will appear at Plimoth Plantation (Plymouth, Mass.) to give a lecture “Character as Craft,” for the Grand Opening of Plimoth Plantation’s Artisan Craft Center and Bakery. On Saturday, Oct 25, Ethan will be at the Boston Book Festival to moderate a panel with authors Joanna Rakoff (My Salinger Year), Max Tegmark (Our Mathematical Universe) and Rebecca Mead (My Life in Middlemarch).

Links mentioned on the show:

Crusader Magazine Issues 4&5
https://www.trolllord.com/tlgstore/#!/~ … d=34516789
https://www.trolllord.com/tlgstore/#!/~ … d=34516793

Footprints #2

The Dying Áereth: A DCC RPG Tournament Character Funnel

Tyler Rose City Comicon

Ethan Gilsdorf

Fantasy Freaks & Gaming Geeks

Amazon author’s page

Plymouth Plantation

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