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

Sept. 17, 2021

Intro - Phil discusses a very special play he attended earlier this year. Content (7:11) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 9 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 8, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Lake of the Long Sun

Sept. 10, 2021

Intro - Metz talks about remodeling his house. Content (8:44) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 8 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 8, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Lake of the Long Sun

Sept. 3, 2021

Intro - Phil talks about the last baseball game he attended. Content (5:14) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 8 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

About the Hosts

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.

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.