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41 minutes | May 2, 2016
Ep#10: Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay
Ramping up to Nebula, Hugo, Bram-Stoker awards. Indies. Films in the works. New or bestsellers for May. Excerpt of Paul Tremblay's "A Head Full of Ghosts."
66 minutes | Mar 18, 2016
Ep #9: The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin
Lists, lists and more lists. Multiple reading lists, nominees, winners. Tons of movies and movies-to-be. JRR Tolkien pens new poems. David Bowie dies. Game of Thrones paradox. Excerpt of "The Fifth Season" by N. K. Jemisin.
53 minutes | Jan 16, 2016
Ep#8: Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Awards. Star Trek. Star Wars. TV+Movies. Batmobile. Gravitational waves. "Wow!" And other SciFi, Fantasy, Horror news, plus an excerpt of "Uprooted" by Naomi Novik.
46 minutes | Dec 18, 2015
Ep#7: The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
GoodReads + Aurora awards. Star Wars, Sword of Destiny and the SyFy channel blitzkrieg of classic novels. What's new in space. Excerpt of "The Water Knife."
55 minutes | Nov 27, 2015
Ep #6: The Three Body Problem by Lui Cixin
Excerpt of the Hugo winner, "The Three Body Problem" by Lui Cixin. NaNoWriMo. Star Trek Fan Fiction contest. SyFy channel. Mystery Theater 3000. Holograms.
56 minutes | Oct 18, 2015
Ep#5: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie. Solar system exploration. Water, water every where. Artificial skin that can feel. Crimson Peak, Battle Angel and Red Shirts and other SciFi, Fantasy and Horror news.
36 minutes | Sep 18, 2015
Ep#4: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison
The Hugo, The Parsecs and The Sideways award winners discussed. New books, expected. Movies from old classics such as Octavia Butler and Philip K. Dick. Salman Rushdie breaks into the genre. Stephen King gets medal from President. Wes Craven dies. Expect film versions of "The City and The City" and "Roadside Picnic." Review and Excerpt of "The Goblin Emperor."
30 minutes | Aug 21, 2015
Episode #3: Bird Box by Josh Malerman
Pre-Hugo Awards show. Book releases for July and early Aug. The future according to science fiction. SyFy premiere of Expanse and Childhood's end. Star Wars news. Excerpt of Josh Malerman's "Bird Box."
30 minutes | Jul 17, 2015
Episode #2: Annihilation and the Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer
Showcase novel excerpt from the Nebula winner "Annihilation" by Jeff VanderMeer. Prometheus and Locus Awards discussed. Death of Tanith Lee. Pictures of Pluto. "Redshirts", "American Gods" and "Cat's Cradle" get a chance at film. Remakes of "The Omen" and "The Last Starfighter" on the horizon.
24 minutes | Jun 19, 2015
Episode#1: The Martian by Andy Weir
Excerpt of Andy Weir's "The Martian." News from June 2015 including Nebula Awards and Author C. Clarke awards. And some really big news for John Scalzi (and any other author thinking of publishing with Tor). SyFy channel's new interest in old Speculative Fiction.
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