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Parallel Fiction presents
Parallel Fiction is the perfect supplemental companion to all of the stories you consume. We will be covering movies, television, books, graphic novels, video games, and music whenever it applies. Learn more about things you love, and get to know us a little bit better as we give you a peak into our lives and opinions.
April 28, 2021
Ep 31: Crossing the Streams Vol 1. TV Weddings - Scrubs & Parks and Rec
Welcome to the first episode in our "Crossing the Streams" specials. In these episodes, we'll BOTH be covering stories you can stream anywhere. For this week, we'll be covering TV Weddings, featuring two of our favorite shows of all time, Scrubs & Parks and Rec. With Wedding season upon us, and the weather getting a little bit nicer, what better time to spread the love? Join us for this special episode and let the love flow!
April 21, 2021
Ep 30: Earth Day - Bio-Dome & Oryx and Crake
Happy Earth Day! This week we're covering two very different outcomes of what can happen to the planet if we don't take a little time to think about our environment. Whether it be cleaning up litter, eating more sustainable food, or living a little more naturally, Earth Day is our early reminder to appreciate the world we were given, and to take care of it a little better. In this episode we thread together the 90's stoner comedy Bio-Dome with the dark dystopian novel Oryx and Crake. With the weather getting nicer, why not listen to this episode while taking a walk in the park?
April 14, 2021
Ep 29: Rebirth - Captain America: The First Avenger & The Language of Flowers
Everybody loves a good Rebirth story. After this past year, we all could use one in some way. Reinvention can be a great tool to keep yourself learning, growing, and inspired to take on new opportunities. This week we look at two different stories of extraordinary characters taking their shot, and molding the hand they've been given into a new, fulfilling life. Join us as we talk about Captain America: The First Avenger, and The Language of Flowers. Enjoy!
April 7, 2021
Ep 28: Siblings - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & The Chicken Sisters
This episode we dive into what it's like to grow up with siblings. Whether you're a team of crimefighting ninjas, or polar opposite sisters, the place you came from will always be the same. Not every family has the luxury of staying close, but sometimes its those bonds that help get through the toughest times. Joins us as we talk about the 1990's cult classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie & The Chicken Sisters. Cowabunga!
March 31, 2021
Ep 27: Hijinks - Super Troopers & Twelfth Night
Pranks! Mischief! Shenanigans! Tomfoolery! This week we're paying homage to April Fool's Day with some good ol' fashion Hijinks. Our stories this week feature some deception, practical jokes, and boisterous fun. Join us as we talk about two extra fun stories - Super Troopers and Twelfth Night.
March 24, 2021
Ep 26: Time Travel - Back To the Future & The Time Traveler's Wife
This episode is a fun one! Who hasn't thought about traveling through time before? We've all imagined ourselves in a different life, or reconnecting with loved ones, or even getting a first row seat at historic events. In this episode, we compare two of the most beloved time traveling stories and give some thoughts on why its both a good, and bad idea, to check out another time line. This episode is a little more laid back, partially because we're both so fascinated with these thought exercise. Enjoy, and leave us a review! We will read all future reviews on the show.
March 17, 2021
Ep 25: Irish Stories - The Secret of Kells & Dubliners
Welcome to our monumental episode 25 - Irish Stories! We're trucking along past our first personal goal and headed straight to Ep 50. We have so many great shows planned ahead for you, including this one. The stories picked for this week were made by Irish artists and celebrate the joy and heartbreak of the land, lore, and tradition. Just in time for St. Patricks Day, come join us as we spend some time to appreciate these Irish Stories.
March 10, 2021
Ep 24: Luck - Logan Lucky & The Joy Luck Club
Feelin' lucky? We are, and just in time for the beginning of Spring. St. Patrick's day is just around the corner and we want to share some sunny weather positivity with a few good stories about Luck, opportunity, and making the most of a situation. This episode we talk about the heist comedy Logan Lucky and the classic novel The Joy Luck Club. Join us this week for a lively conversation and some good times!
March 3, 2021
Ep 23: True Story - I,Tonya & Room
True Story bro! This week we're doing things a little different and taking some Parallel (sort-of) Fiction stories - ie, based off real life. We'll be talking about award winning 2017 biopic I, Tonya, which chronicles the infamous rise and fall from the public eye of Tonya Harding, as well as the heartbreaking yet inspirational novel Room. Join us this week for one of our most lively discussions yet, and thank you for hanging out with us!
February 24, 2021
Ep 22: Obsessions - Ingrid Goes West & The Secret Patient
#Obsessed. At least in this episode we are! Parallel Fiction is pleased to present episode 22, which continues our streak of thought provoking topics. This time we're bringing together two stories that feature main characters that have taken their admiration to the limit. We offer a content warning with this episode as it depicts characters with mental illness, phone addiction, and self harm. Thank you for listening.