First off, there is an excellent interview with Kage Baker about fantasy and magic, notably dealing with her novel The House of the Stag, here.
Interview with Kage Baker
Secondly, Kage Baker has a blog at Tor.com where she writes a weekly piece about old science fiction films. This week's piece is about Orientalism and the 1924 film The Thief of Baghdad.
Ancient Rockets: The Thief of Bagdad
Some interesting reading, for sure.