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

Jorge Luis Borges' The Library of Babel

June 10, 2022

Intro - Phil asks Metz if it's cake. Content (15:01) - Discussion of The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges.  Check out more at

General Discussion - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

June 3, 2022

We are conducting a listener feedback survey and would love your thoughts: please visit before June 10th to fill out a short survey! Intro - Metz and Phil go to a tiki bar. Content (6:55) - General discussion of Caldé of t…

Chapter 10, Part 3 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

May 27, 2022

Intro - We celebrate our 300th episode by trying to remember what we've been doing for so long. Content (4:57) - Discussion of Part 3 of Chapter 10 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

Chapter 10, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

May 20, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil reminisce about sleepovers. Content (8:01) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 10 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 10, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

May 13, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss Brandon Sanderson's wildly successful Kickstarter. Content (8:01) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 10 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 9, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

May 6, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz reflect on their recent appearance in Youtube videos. Content (6:56) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 9 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

April 29, 2022

Intro - We announce the authors we'll be covering between Caldé and Exodus from the Long Sun. Content (3:05) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 9 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

April 22, 2022

Intro - Phil asks Metz what he got his wife for Valentines day. Content (6:31) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 8 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

April 15, 2022

Intro - Metz asks Phil about an upcoming gritty remake project. Content (8:28) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 8 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 7, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

April 8, 2022

Intro - Phil talks about the upcoming remake of Live-a-Live. Content (5:49) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 7 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 7, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

April 1, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about their recent trip to Meow Wolf Denver. Content (10:50) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 7 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 6, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

March 25, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz talk about their recent experience completing Curse of Strahd. Content (10:15) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 6 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 6, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

March 18, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz gush about the Mysterious Benedict Society. Content (7:15) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 6 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 5, Part 3 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

March 11, 2022

Intro - Phil finally opens up about his love affair with Star Wars. Content (10:31) - Discussion of Part 3 of Chapter 5 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 5, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

March 4, 2022

Intro - Phil makes Metz do the Wordle. Content (6:10) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 5 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 5, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

Feb. 25, 2022

Intro - Metz Reminds Phil of a terrible bit of culture they've failed to address. Content (8:50) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 5 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 4, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

Feb. 18, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss Kirby and the Forgotten Land Content (5:50) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 4 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 4, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

Feb. 11, 2022

Intro - Phil finds a disturbing new breed of Funko Pop Content (5:41) - Discussion of Part 4 of Chapter 1 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 3, Part 3 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

Feb. 4, 2022

Intro - Metz describes his trip to an immersive Van Gogh exhibit. Content (8:41) - Discussion of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 3, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

Jan. 28, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz record on Metz's birthday. Content (6:01) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 3 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 3, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Caldé of the Long Sun

Jan. 21, 2022

Intro -Metz and Phil review the Thanksgiving their families spent together. Content (5:34) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 3 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.