From “Harry Potter” to “Game of Thrones,” Brad Ricca weighs in on fantasy genre’s success

Fantasy nerds seize the throne

Metro: The fantasy genre has risen to new heights of popularity in literature, TV and film hits such as Harry Potter and Game of Thrones. “In watching these shows, we may just be acknowledging the importance and romance of the imaginative past as it affects us in times of uncertain future,” said SAGES Fellow Brad Ricca.