The Jewel Riders Archive Podcast
Episode 024 - From Cartoons to Careers with Lyssa Chiavari and Jane Watson

Episode 024 - From Cartoons to Careers with Lyssa Chiavari and Jane Watson

May 18, 2022
Chris sits down with sister authors Lyssa Chiavari and Jane Watson to talk about growing up fans of Jewel Riders, a surprising geographic connection, how fandom influences original creative work, and how their author co-op Snow Wings Publishing might just be a modern Circle of Friends.
 
Snowy Wings Publishing: https://www.snowywingspublishing.com/ 
 
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Episode 023 - Queer Fans vs Corporate Media

Episode 023 - Queer Fans vs Corporate Media

March 14, 2022
Join Chris, Ronnie, and Alex as they travel the rainbow road to queer fandom, and discuss growing up queer, why fictional characters carry huge meaning to LGBTQIA+ people and allies, and how it all clashes with the current corporate media environment.
 
Content warning: We discuss many topics related to recent harm against queer people by Disney, JK Rowling, etc. 
 
Find Alex on Twitter @paperdollprince
- Play their dress up games over at https://paperdollprince.itch.io/
 
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Episode 022 - Western Magical Girls Part Two - The ’90s!

Episode 022 - Western Magical Girls Part Two - The ’90s!

February 8, 2022
Chris is joined by friends of the Archive Stormy and Alex continue their discussion of other Western Magical girl shows from the '90s. In this episode, we chat about Tenko and the Guardians of the Magic, Sky Dancers, and touch briefly on some '90s magical girl anime. We give our thoughts on the shows and why they might be appealing to fans of Jewel Riders!
 
Show Notes:
Tenko Episodes at the Jewel Riders Archive YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/3nb669bn 
Tenko Retrospective Article: https://tinyurl.com/2p855h6c 
Sky Dancers at the Jewel Riders Archive YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/mrzwy5az 
Sky Dancers Retrospective Article: https://tinyurl.com/3p7rvs3m 
 
Find Stormy's writing over at Fanfiction.net: https://www.fanfiction.net/u/4856734/Cupcakedoll
 
Find Alex on Twitter @paperdollprince
- Play their dress up games over at https://paperdollprince.itch.io/
 
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Episode 021 - James Mattson Interview (”Love Struck” Writer, Effects Animator)

Episode 021 - James Mattson Interview (”Love Struck” Writer, Effects Animator)

December 14, 2021
Join Chris and Ronnie as they chat with Writer and Effects Animator James Mattson. We talk about James's career as Effects Animation supervisor for the show in China, how he branched into writing screenplays, and more!
 
Show Notes:
Read James's Episode "Love Struck" http://www.jewelridersarchive.com/season-one-scripts/ 
Barbara Brauner & James Iver Mattson: https://braunermattson.com/ 
Multiplane animation camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdHTlUGN1zw
Check out the Blog on the Jewel Riders Archive for screenshots showcasing James's effects animation: http://www.jewelridersarchive.com/posts/jra-podcast-episode-21-james-mattson-interview/ 
 
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Episode 020 - Jewel Riders Printed Materials

Episode 020 - Jewel Riders Printed Materials

July 25, 2021
In this episode, Chris and Ronnie break down the printed materials made for Jewel Riders, including the Play-a-Sound book, the Panini Sticker book, and the new zine! 
 
At the end, we also include an audio production of the Play-a-Sound book! Don't miss it!
 
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Discover more! Join Chris Kanther, Ronnie Delmar, and the Circle of Friends as they explore the world of the 1995/1996 animated series Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders. Subscribe to our PodBean #podcast: https://jewelridersarchive.podbean.com/
Episode 019 - Western Magical Girls Part One - the ’80s!

Episode 019 - Western Magical Girls Part One - the ’80s!

May 17, 2021
Chris is joined by friends of the Archive Stormy and Alex to discuss Western Magical girl shows from the '80s. In this episode, we chat about She-Ra: Princess of Power, My Little Pony, Rainbow Brite, Jem and the Holograms, Wildfire, and Lady Lovely Locks. We give our thoughts on the shows and why they might be appealing to fans of Jewel Riders!
 
Find Stormy's writing over at Fanfiction.net: https://www.fanfiction.net/u/4856734/Cupcakedoll
 
Find Alex on Twitter @paperdollprince
- Play their dress up games over at https://paperdollprince.itch.io/
 
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Episode 018 - Greg Autore Christmas Special

Episode 018 - Greg Autore Christmas Special

December 16, 2020
Happy Holidays from the Jewel Riders Archive! Chris and Ronnie are joined this year by Stormy of the Avalon website and Lisa Dawn of the Princess Blog for their annual Christmas chat with Greg Autore - toy designer for Jewel Riders. We discuss Jewel Riders' beginnings as an adaptation of Dragonriders of Pern, the development of a 12-inch Gwenevere fashion doll, Treasure Rocks, and much more!
 
Greg Play Creative: http://gregplaycreative.com/
Twelve Inch Treasures: https://twelveinchtreasures.com/ 
 
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Episode 017 - “The Beast of Ravenwood” Podfic (Jewel Riders Halloween Story)

Episode 017 - “The Beast of Ravenwood” Podfic (Jewel Riders Halloween Story)

October 25, 2020
In this Halloween Special episode, pour a hot beverage, snuggle down, and join Chris Kanther as he tells the story of the Jewel Riders' search for the mythical Beast of Ravenwood!
 
Read more Jewel Riders fan fiction at the Archive: https://www.jewelridersarchive.com/posts/fanfic/ 
 
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Episode 016 - Dave Woodman Interview (Animator for Filmation, Disney)

Episode 016 - Dave Woodman Interview (Animator for Filmation, Disney)

October 10, 2020
In addition to Jewel Rider's 25th Anniversary, 2020 also marks the 35th Anniversary of She-Ra: Princess of Power! Chris and Ronnie sit down with animator Dave Woodman, who worked at Filmation during the production of He-Man and She-Ra, to discuss his memories of art, his work as an animator at both Filmation and Disney (and many other studios!), our shared love of old Hollywood, and more!
 
 
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Episode 015 - Jewel Riders Fashion with Daniel Magana Couture

Episode 015 - Jewel Riders Fashion with Daniel Magana Couture

September 25, 2020
In this episode, Ronnie talks to fashion designer Daniel of Daniel Magana Couture. They discuss how to translate the Jewel Riders outfits to real fabrics (if you're interested in cosplay) and break down the different elements of the outfits. If you like fashion, costuming and design this is your episode!
 
Check out Daniel's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daniel_magana_couture/ 
 
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