Dec 19, 2020
For this supersized super special episode, we were joined by
Ginger Lee Thomason, who is currently writing her thesis on food in
fiction and knows every snack in the book! Join us as we geek out
over everything from lembas to roach jello to seared krayt
Sound quality is always a crapshoot when recording...
Dec 2, 2020
This month we discussed the 2015 Hugo winner for best novel, The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin.
There's a lot going on in this book, so our plot summary is longish. If you don't need a plot summary you can skip 5:48-14:35.
CW/TW: LANGUAGE and sexual content that you REALLY probably do not want your kids to hear in the...
Nov 4, 2020
We're taking a break from recording this month, so we're releasing the crossover episode we recorded back in January of 2020 with Seth Heasley, creator and host of the Hugos There podcast. This book is wild - all of humanity (and humanoid...ity??) is dead and in a bizarre, harsh afterlife. Actually now that I write...
Oct 27, 2020
It's our Halloween Spooptacular! In honor of Spooptober, we bring you a special episode on Fritz Leiber's 1944 retro Hugo winner for best novel, Conjure Wife. Big thanks to Seth (@hugospodcast) for suggesting this 180-page Misogynist Moment, which asks (over and over and over) if witchcraft might be real. Warning:...
Oct 7, 2020
This month we discussed A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter H. Miller, winner of the 1961 Hugo Award for best novel. It has lots of men, lots of death, and almost no women - and we all loved it! We loved it so much, we forgot about our Boob Talk segment, but there are no boobs in this book anyway.
CW: discussion of the...