Tag Archive for 'Fantasy'

Inferno: Cassandra’s Call

by Jason Stotts A friend of mine just released a new fantasy book called “Inferno: Cassandra’s Call.” It’s the first in a new series that looks to be quite interesting. The blurb is: Fall into a world where each new moon renews Earth’s hunger for human sacrifices. The Order of Pure and Cleansing Inferno administers […]

Fantasy and the “Cannibal Cop”

by Jason Stotts Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard the story of the “cannibal cop” (Gilberto Valle) who fantasized about killing and eating women in New York.  Today he was convicted of plotting to kidnap a woman and improper use of a police database and sentenced for it. Now, usually I wouldn’t bring […]

On Fantasy, its Bounds, and Moral Implications Thereof

by Jason Stotts Note: This essay is adapted from the lecture I gave at ATLOSCon 2012 on “Sexual Attraction and Fantasy.” What is fantasy?  I’m sure you know what fantasy is, but can you clearly articulate it?  Fantasy is one of those things that we all know, but whose exact nature it can be hard […]