Strong Female Characters #17: Deception's David Kwong tells us how to craft the perfect illusion

Apr 10, 2018

It's Tuesday, and like all Tuesdays in recent memory that means it's also time for a new episode of our SYFY FANGRRLS podcast, Strong Female Characters. We know you've been waiting, so wait no longer.

This week, we're talking about something very near and dear to Preeti's heart in particular: magic. Deception producer, magician, writer and New York Times crossword creator David Kwong joins us to talk about how to pull the ultimate illusion and the need for more women magicians.

Listen to the episode below, and be sure to check out David's TED Talk where he breaks down the science of illusion and deceptions in our everyday life.


Strong Female Characters examines our favorite female characters and storylines in genre and draws parallels to their real-life counterparts and current events. Fangrrls managing editor Cher Martinetti and contributing editor Preeti Chhibber welcome a different guest each week to explore oft-used tropes, representation in media, and the surprising and sometimes humorous ways in which pop culture and science fiction can influence our daily lives.

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