Episodes

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

July 23, 2021

Intro - Phil asks Metz about the value of a Japanese Yen in 1908 Content (7:58) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 5 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

July 16, 2021

Intro - Phil Tells Metz about a long-lost Muppet cereal. Content (3:50) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 4 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

July 9, 2021

Intro - Phil and Metz opine about the value of a chicken nugget. Content (4:03) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 4 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

July 2, 2021

Intro - Phil wants Metz to talk about his experience with Zelda: Breath of the Wild Content (11:40) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 3 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

June 25, 2021

Intro - Phil tries to explain SaGa Content (7:07) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 3 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

June 18, 2021

Intro - Metz asks Phil about gender reveal parties. Content (4:50) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 2 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 2, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Lake of the Long Sun

June 11, 2021

Intro - Phil and Metz discuss what they're looking forward to doing once they're fully vaccinated. Content (5:45) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 2 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 1, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Lake of the Long Sun

June 4, 2021

Intro - Phil and Metz discussed the blocked Suez Canal meme.  Content (6:42) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 1 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

May 28, 2021

Intro - Phil and Metz talk about the updated Alzabo Soup website. Content (4:26) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 1 of Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

Other Authors

The Binti Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor

May 21, 2021

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

Other Authors

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

May 14, 2021

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

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General Discussion - Gene Wolfe's Nightside the Long Sun

May 7, 2021

Intro - Phil talks about his son's transition into Boy Scouts. Content (6:18) - General discussion of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 13, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Nightside the Long Sun

April 30, 2021

Intro - Metz and Phil examine an emoji poem. Content (6:18) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 13 of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 13, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Nightside the Long Sun

April 23, 2021

Intro - Phil wants to eat a Bowser sandwich. Content (5:08) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 13 of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 12, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Nightside the Long Sun

April 16, 2021

Intro - Phil tells Metz about the top Funko Pops of 2020. Content (5:31) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 12 of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 12, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Nightside the Long Sun

April 9, 2021

Intro - Metz asks Phil how much he personally invests in tweets. Content (3:23) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 12 of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 11, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Nightside the Long Sun

April 2, 2021

Intro - Phil and Metz announce the books they'll cover between Nightside and Lake. Content (3:36) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 11 of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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Chapter 11, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Nightside the Long Sun

March 26, 2021

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss the Spongebob Squarepants musical. Content (10:35) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 11 of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.