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

Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Golden City Far

July 1, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz finally talk about the weirdness of NFTs. Content (10:08) - Discussion of Part 2 of Golden City Far by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com

Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Golden City Far

June 24, 2022

Intro - Phil asks Metz what he liked about watching the movie Jaws. Content (12:56) - Discussion of Part 1 of Golden City Far by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com

Jorge Luis Borges' The Garden of Forking Paths and Funes the Memorious

June 17, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss the reality show Domino Masters. Content (13:59) - Discussion of The Garden of Forking Paths and Funes the Memorious by Jorge Luis Borges.  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

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.