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Dec 8 2020:Interview w/ the Hugo Administrator, Will Frank, on how & why to get involved with the Hugos
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Oct 23 2020:Announcement: Spectology "series finale" and the future of the podcast
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Oct 16 2020:28.2: Do You Dream of Terra-Two? post-read: Belief, Depression, and Courage in Sociological Hard SF
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Sep 29 2020:Digital Book Tour: Kathleen Jennings on Flyaway: Small Towns, Fairytales, and Linguistics
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Sep 15 2020:Digital Book Tour: Somaiya Daud on Mirage & Court of Lions: Body doubles, court politics, and historical science fantasy.
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Sep 9 2020:28.1: Do You Dream of Terra-Two pre-read w/ Bee & Estelle: Alternate History, Destiny, and Space Travel
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Aug 27 2020:27.2: The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull post-read w/ Lydia: Colonial Power in SF and Rural & Island Culture.
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Aug 18 2020:Digital Book Tour: WM Akers on Westside Saints, detective novels, RPGs, and sequels
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Aug 13 2020:Digital Book Tour: Nick Mamatas on Move Under Ground, a novel of Beat literary figures fighting Lovecraftian monsters
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Aug 4 2020:27.1: The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull pre-read w/ Lydia: Alien invasion and a history of capitalism & colonialism.
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Jun 30 2020:Digital Book Tour: Nino Cipri on Finna, a story of parallel universes as found in low-wage furniture stores
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Jun 23 2020:Digital Book Tour: SA Jones on The Fortress, a book about restorative justice inside an all-women society
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Jun 9 2020:26.2: The True Queen post-read w/ Reading the End: Inclusion in Historical Fantasy, Comfort Reads, Sisterhood, and more
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May 26 2020:Digital Book Tour: Melissa Caruso on The Obsidian Tower, a story of a young woman on the run from her own magical power
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May 19 2020:Digital Book Tour: Veronica Roth on Chosen Ones, a story of what happens after the "chosen ones" have saved the world
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May 12 2020:In Conversation: Our Favorite Underrated SF Movies, with Seth Heasley of the Hugo's There podcast
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May 5 2020:26.1: The True Queen pre-read w/ Reading the End: Historical Fantasy, Trash Birds, and Chaotic Quarantine Brain
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Apr 28 2020:Digital Book Tour: Laura Lam on Goldilocks, a scifi thriller where a group of women steal a spaceship to save humanity
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Apr 27 2020:Announcing the Digital Book Tour, hosted by Bee
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Apr 24 2020:25.2: The Tea Master & The Detective post-read w/ Julia Rios: Cozy Murder Mysteries in Space!
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Apr 15 2020:In Conversation: Our Favorite Aliens in Science Fiction
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Mar 31 2020:25.1: The Tea Master & the Detective pre-read w/ Julia Rios: Domestic Cozy Detective Fiction, in Space!
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Mar 24 2020:24.2: Wittgenstein's Mistress post-read: In February reading this seemed like a good idea.
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Mar 17 2020:Things We Like: Quarantine Edition! What to do, watch, and play while you're stuck inside.
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Mar 3 2020:24.1: Wittgenstein's Mistress pre-read: Philosophical Science Fiction & being lonely at the end of the world
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Feb 27 2020:23.2: The Ghost Network post-read w/ Ben Roswell: Celebrity, Internet Culture, Architecture, and Secret Utopias
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Feb 11 2020:In Conversation: 2019 Recap, Book Stats, & Reader Questions
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Feb 4 2020:23.1: The Ghost Network pre-read w/ Ben Roswell: Experimental Narratives, Storytelling Games, and Postmodern Literature
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Jan 28 2020:22.2: A Memory Called Empire post-read: Matters of Taste, Culture Shock, and Historical Worldbuilding
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Jan 23 2020:In Conversation: How & Why to Vote for the Hugo Awards
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Jan 14 2020:22.1: A Memory Called Empire pre-read: Martine's academic work, historical ambassadors, and what it means to be a member of an empire
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Jan 7 2020:18.3: Stanley Chan discusses Chinese Science Fiction, the process of translating his novel Waste Tide, and trends in technology.
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Dec 29 2019:21.4: Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand w/ Bee: Radical visions of Identity, Class, and Gender
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Dec 24 2019:21.3: Ice by Anna Kavan post-read with Charlotte Geater: Experimental & Postmodern Fiction, and Death Meditations
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Dec 17 2019:21.2: Childhood's End post-read w/ Seth Heasley: Religion, Psionics, and Big Ideas in Science Fiction
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Dec 3 2019:21.1: Classic SF pre-read: On creating cannons, and how to read problematic fiction & authors.
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Nov 26 2019:20.2: An Unkindness of Ghosts post-read: Slave States, Trauma, and Theocracy
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Nov 19 2019:In Conversation: Fancasting Binti, Black Tom, the Culture, and Ninefox Gambit
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Nov 12 2019:20.1: An Unkindness of Ghosts pre-read: Reading with privilege, using genre conventions, and truth in fiction
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Oct 29 2019:19.2: Zone One post-read: Depression, Surviving the Apocalypse, and New York City in fiction
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Oct 22 2019:Things We Like October 2019: Video Games, LARPS, and Music
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Oct 9 2019:19.1: Zone One pre-read: Zombies, Horror, and LitFic
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Oct 1 2019:18.2: Waste Tide post-read: social class in science fiction, translation, and the problems with cyberpunk
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Sep 24 2019:Critical Conversations: Ning Ken's Ultra Unreal, how to define a genre, and genre gatekeeping
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Sep 10 2019:18.1: Waste Tide pre-read: Chinese Language, Literary History, and Science Fiction
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Aug 27 2019:17.2: The Killing Moon post-read: Lucid Dreaming, Writing Compelling Villains, and Genre Blending
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Aug 13 2019:17.1: The Killing Moon pre-read: Worldbuilding techniques in SF & Fantasy
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Aug 6 2019:Critical Conversations: "Critics: Endgame" by Soraya Roberts & the purpose of criticism in a dying world
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Jul 30 2019:16.2: Empress of Forever post-read: Journey to the West, Redemption, and Buddhism in Science Fiction
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Jul 23 2019:Things We Like July 2019: Anime, Music, Poetry, and Cookbooks
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Jul 9 2019:16.1: Empress of Forever pre-read: Space Opera, Epics, & Journey to the West
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Jun 25 2019:15.3: Exhalation (collection) by Ted Chiang post-read: AI, Identity, & Metaphysics in Science Fiction
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Jun 18 2019:15.2: "Exhalation" post-read: Re-reading stories, philosophy of mind, & the heat death of the universe
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Jun 4 2019:15.1: Exhalation by Ted Chiang, pre-read: Philosophical thought experiments & short stories
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May 29 2019:14.2: The Raven Tower post-read w/ Reading the End: 2nd Person, Language Games, and Hamlet.
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May 21 2019:Things We Like May 2019 (feat. Reading the End): TV Shows, Art, and Fish
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May 7 2019:14.1: The Raven Tower pre-read w/ Reading the End: Fantasy, Genre, & Gender!
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Apr 23 2019:13.3 (fixed): Chris Beckett discusses his novel Dark Eden, writing for realism over role models, and how he thinks about genre.
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Apr 16 2019:13.2: Dark Eden post-read w/ Kevin Kelsey: From Stories to Legends to Myths to Religion.
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Apr 2 2019:13.1: Dark Eden pre-read w/ Kevin Kelsey: Linguistic drift, creating myths, and rogue planets.
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Mar 26 2019:12.2: Semiosis post-read w/ Nate Spence: Budding Utopia or Mutualist Dystopia?
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Mar 19 2019:Things We Like March 2019: Podcasts, TV Shows, Music, and more
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Mar 5 2019:12.1: Semiosis pre-read w/ Nate Spence: Alaska, Survivalism, and Ecology in Science Fiction
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Feb 26 2019:11.2: Brown Girl in the Ring post-read w/ Mendez Hodes: Rituals, Fear, and Community in the Apocalypse
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Feb 12 2019:In Conversation: 2018 In Review
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Feb 5 2019:11.1: Brown Girl in the Ring pre-read w/ Mendez Hodes: The History of African Religion in Diaspora
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Jan 29 2019:10.2: Ten Billion Days & 100 Billion Nights post-read: Meditations on Death and Entropy
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Jan 15 2019:In Conversation: SF Movie Adaptations w/ Seth Heasley
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Jan 8 2019:10.1: Ten Billion Days & 100 Billion Nights pre-read: Disaster communities & transmission of ideas between cultures.
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Dec 23 2018:9.2: Rupetta post-read: Academic pursuits & feminist fantasy.
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Dec 4 2018:9.1: Rupetta pre-read w/ Charlotte Geater: Folk tales & feminist histories.
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Nov 27 2018:8.2: Children of Time post-read: Evolution, Language, Consciousness, and Empathy
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Nov 13 2018:8.1: The Children of Time pre-read: What is "Hard" Science Fiction?
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Nov 6 2018:Announcements: Adrian guest hosts a podcast + our November book
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Oct 23 2018:7.2: The Ballad of Black Tom post-read: When is it appropriate to destroy the world?
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Oct 16 2018:In Conversation: Books, Ebooks, & Audio Books; or, How Aesthetics Drive Reading Choices
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Oct 2 2018:7.1: The Ballad of Black Tom pre-read: Race & the History of Horror Fiction
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Sep 26 2018:6.2: Ninefox Gambit post-read w/ Ellie Bartels: Military Games in Science Fiction
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Sep 18 2018:Things We Like: September 18
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Aug 30 2018:6.1: Ninefox Gambit pre-read w/ Ellie Bartels: Strategy War Games in Science Fiction
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Aug 21 2018:5.2: Gnomon post-read with Max Gladstone
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Aug 14 2018:In Conversation: Things We Like This Month
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Aug 7 2018:5.1: Pre-read for Gnomon, by Nick Harkaway, with guest Max Gladstone
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Jul 31 2018:4.3: Matt's back for our Romie Futch wrap-up!
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Jul 24 2018:4.2: The New & Improved Romie Futch post-read w/ Britt O'Duffy
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Jul 17 2018:In Conversation: Matt & Adrian talk "Spoilers"
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Jul 10 2018:4.1: The New & Improved Romie Futch pre-read
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Jul 3 2018:3.BONUS: Talking Caribbean SF with Tobias Buckell + July book announcement
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Jun 26 2018:3.4: Binti: The Night Masquerade post-read
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Jun 19 2018:3.3: Binti: Home post-read
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Jun 12 2018:3.2: Binti post-read
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Jun 5 2018:3.1: The Binti Trilogy pre-read
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May 29 2018:2.3: The Sparrow vs. The Star (Minisode)
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May 22 2018:2.2: The Sparrow Post-Read
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May 1 2018:2.1: The Sparrow Pre-Read
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Apr 24 2018:1.2: Use of Weapons Post-Read
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Apr 17 2018:Minisode 2: Things We Like & Reader Mail
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Apr 3 2018:1.1: Use of Weapons Pre-Read
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Apr 2 2018:Minisode 1: Intro to Spectology
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