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May 21, 2021

The Binti Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor

Intro - Metz introduces a self-destructive performance artist. Content (5:37) - Discussion of Binti, Binti: Home, and Binti: The Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor.

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May 14, 2021

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Intro - Phil talks about reading aloud Content (9:48) - Discussion of Piranesi by Susanna Clarke.

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October 23, 2020

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about their favorite island vacations. Content (8:28) - Discussion of Galapagos, by Kurt Vonnegut.

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July 17, 2020

Catherynne M. Valente's Palimpsest

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about hosting a podcast. Content (9:04) - Discussion of Palimpsest, by Catherynne M. Valente.

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April 21, 2019

An Appreciation of Gene Wolfe

In this special episode, Metz and Phil talk about the life and works of Gene Wolfe, and say thanks to the man who made their podcast possible.

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January 04, 2019

Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns

Intro - Metz asks Phil to talk about one of his parents' favorite television shows. Content (5:46) - Discussion of Mr. Burns by Anne Washburn

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December 28, 2018

Walter Wangerin Jr.'s The Book of the Dun Cow

Intro - Phil asks Metz about one of his favorite Holiday treats Content (7:59) - Discussion of The Book of the Dun Cow, by Walter Wangerin Jr.

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July 27, 2018

Ursula K Le Guin's The Word for World is Forest

Intro - Phil tries to explain the adrenaline rush of being faster at a JRPG than any of your friends. Content - Discussion of The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K Le Guin

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March 02, 2018

Caryl Churchill's A Number

Into - Phil asks Metz to react to his favorite version of Peter Pan. Content - Discussion of A Number, by Caryl Churchill

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February 23, 2018

Kelly Link's "The Faery Handbag" and "Magic for Beginners"

Intro - Metz makes Phil defend one of his tweets about a property recently acquired by Disney Content - Discussion of "The Faery Handbag" and "Magic for Beginners" by Kelly Link.

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September 29, 2017

Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss one of their fondly remembered childhood fads. Content - Discussion of The Martian, The Long Years, There Will Come Soft Rains, and The Million Year Picnic from The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury.

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September 22, 2017

Jack Vance

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about the low-brow popular culture they each love. Content - Discussion of Liane the Wayfarer and Guyal of Sfere from The Dying Earth, and The Sorcerer Pharesm from The Eyes of the Overworld, all by Jack Vance.

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September 15, 2017

H.G. Wells' The Time Machine and Rudyard Kipling's With the Night Mail

Intro - Phil follows up with Metz after having read Nine Princes in Amber. Content - Discussion of The Time Machine by H.G. Wells and With the Night Mail by Rudyard Kipling.

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September 08, 2017

G.K Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday

Intro - Phil grills Metz on the games announced for the SNES Mini. Content - Discussion of The Man Who Was Thursday, by G.K. Chesterton.

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September 01, 2017

Lord Dunsany

Intro - Metz grills Phil on his experience at the Denver Comic-Con Content - Discussion of The Probable Adventure of the Three Literary Men Chu-Bu and Sheemish, and The Three Sailors' Gambit by Lord Dunsany

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