Beyond the Trope

Beyond the Trope

Creating Weekly Nerdy Podcasts

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You are officially our BFF. F-O-R-E-V-E-R. Help yourself to all the goodies in our secret Patreon feed--like our interview schedule in advance, exclusive creative things from the team, behind the scenes excitement, occasional short stories or poems, answers to Peanut Gallery questions, and more!

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(Formerly $4/mo) The BFF has leveled up! With your new wealth of XP, you get all of the Couch Surfer rewards plus access to a Peanut Gallery email specifically for requesting guests and asking us to reveal our deepest, darkest secrets (Disclaimer: not all revealed secrets will be deep...or dark).

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You know we like to make people laugh, right? Well, now that your BFF XP has given you the Almighty Armor of Awesomeness, you get everything that came before as well as a monthly movie commentary track from us, your Ever So Humble Podcast Hosts. We'll share some of our favorite movies with you, and maybe an episode or two from our favorite TV Shows.




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About Beyond the Trope

Once upon a time, some friends went crazy and started a podcast about the deep, artistic depths of fiction. Our podcast style is casual, and we love to geek out about the things we love! We're creators who believe that pop culture (and especially mass-market writing) has something for everyone, not just "those nerds."
Since 2013, we’ve been releasing weekly episodes on all sorts of topics, from fiction writing and author interviews to covering conventions and cosplay basics. And we couldn’t do what we do without the support of our awesome fans and patrons!
When you become a patron of Beyond the Trope, you’re helping Michelle and Giles:
  • Pay hosting fees
  • Keep the lights on
  • Snag creative geniuses for interviews
  • Nerd out at you regularly
  • Get to nerdy conventions
  • Make you laugh so hard you might crash your car (but seriously, be careful)
Plus, you get access to our fantastically ridiculous Patreon-only feed, which includes exclusive interview announcements, backstage access to the co-hosts’ creative projects, and more.

Beyond The Trope is owned and operated by Page 42 Productions, LLC.
$113.78 of $200 per month
At $200 a month, we can begin to upgrade our computer and recording equipment to bring you even better-sounding episodes.
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