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 16, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Feb. 3, 2023

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss the new holiday classic, Adult Swim Yule Log. Content (8:50) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 16 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

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Chapter 15, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Jan. 27, 2023

Intro - Phil and Metz discuss the Ryan Reynolds and Will Farrel film, Spirited. Content (15:15) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 15 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

The Book Of The Long Sun Exodus From The Long Sun

Chapter 15, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Jan. 20, 2023

Intro - We announce our upcoming coverage once we complete The Book of the Long Sun. Content (5:17) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 15 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

About the Hosts

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Metz

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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

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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.