Alzabo Soup

Alzabo Soup

Alzabo Soup is the podcast where we literally become our favorite authors by devouring portions of their brains. We analyze engrossing speculative fiction with a chapter-by-chapter focus on acclaimed author Gene Wolfe. We update weekly on Fridays.

We are currently covering The Book of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe.

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Recent Episodes

Chapter 10, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

May 13, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss Brandon Sanderson's wildly successful Kickstarter. Content (8:01) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 10 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

Chapter 9, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

May 6, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz reflect on their recent appearance in Youtube videos. Content (6:56) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 9 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

Chapter 9, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

April 29, 2022

Intro - We announce the authors we'll be covering between Caldé and Exodus from the Long Sun. Content (3:05) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 9 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Metz

Host

When not talking too much about Gene Wolfe books and other speculative fiction, Andrew "Metz" Metzroth works as a performing arts designer and arts administrator based in Colorado. Since 2005, he has worked on or helped bring to life hundreds of theatre, dance, and music projects. Metz lives in Colorado with his wife, his daughter, and his three cats.

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Phil

Host

Phil has been a fan of Gene Wolfe since college and names his RPG characters after Severian at every opportunity. He's the writer of the game 'Normal Club, which can be found on the Apple and Google stores, and he's always drawing something cool! Phil lives in Colorado with his wife, his son, and the newest member of their family, D'artagnan the dog.