The Sorcerer's House Episodes

February 10, 2017

Numbers 42, 43, and 44, Compiler's Note, and Discussion - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil gives some practical drawing advice. Content (7:45): Discussion of letters 42 through 44 and the Compiler's Note of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House." Afterward, a discussion of the novel as a whole.

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February 03, 2017

Numbers 40 and 41 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil and Metz discuss the origin of their friendship. Content (9:55): Discussion of letters 40 and 41 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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January 27, 2017

Numbers 38 and 39 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: The inktober artwork of Erik He and his interpretation of "Book of the New Sun." Content (10:43): Discussion of letters 38 and 39 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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January 20, 2017

Numbers 35, 36, and 37 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil probes Metz on the musical Cats, and gets more musical theatre history than he bargained for. Content (14:20): Discussion of letters 35, 36, and 37 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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January 13, 2017

Numbers 32, 33, and 34 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil gets quizzed on his Shakespeare knowledge. Content (11:18): Discussion of letters 32, 33, and 34 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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January 06, 2017

Number 31 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil and Metz try and convince adult fans of literary speculative fiction that they should be watching Steven Universe, a cartoon show geared at tweens. Content (11:15): Discussion of letter 31 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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December 30, 2016

Numbers 27, 28, 29, and 30 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil thanks Metz for a lovely side of corned beef. Content (1:16): Discussion of letters 27, 28, 29, and 30 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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December 23, 2016

Numbers 24, 25, and 26 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil talks about Dark Souls and their Wolfeian methods of storytelling. Content (11:56): Discussion of letters 24, 25, and 26 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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December 16, 2016

Number 23 (Part 2) - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil tries to understand the hype behind Hamilton. Content (10:06): Discussion of the second half of letter 23 from Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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December 09, 2016

Number 23 (Part 1) - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil and Metz discuss the classic cartoons of Hanna Barbera. Content (2:59): Discussion of the first half of letter 23 from Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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December 02, 2016

Numbers 21 and 22 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Metz and  Phil discuss minority casting of traditionally white male superheroes in comics. Content (6:15): Discussion of letters 21 and 22 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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November 25, 2016

Halfway Discussion - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Metz and Phil explore the concept of word mashups (and come up with a terrible patent) Content (3:15): What we know and don't know so far at the halfway point of The Sorcerer's House.

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November 18, 2016

Numbers 19 and 20 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Phil discusses the state of newspaper comic strips Content (5:30): Discussion of Letters 19 and 20 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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November 11, 2016

Number 18 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Metz talks about his recent trip to Meow Wolf and the House of Eternal Return. Content (6:45): Discussion of Letter 18 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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November 04, 2016

Numbers 16 and 17 - Gene Wolfe's The Sorcerer's House

Intro: Metz and Phil talk about the musicals they acted in during high school. Content (7:41): Discussion of Letters 16 and 17 of Gene Wolfe's "The Sorcerer's House."

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