The Mailbag is back! And this time, we’re jumping into one of the most divisive issues of fandom: genre.
Many geeks contend that the differences between the genres of science fiction and fantasy cannot be any more dissimilar in terms of artistic intent, overarching themes and subject matter.
Others argue that science fiction and fantasy tell similar stories, but just use different settings, props and popular tropes.
So, what do you think, listeners? This month. we ask:
“Are the genres of science fiction and fantasy truly opposites in meaningful thematic ways, or are their differences merely cosmetic?”
Our hosts had this to say…