Episodes

Chapter 7, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Sept. 30, 2022

Intro - Phil describes his vacation to Wisconsin and his wife's ultra-marathon. Content (9:51) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 7 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Chapter 7, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Sept. 23, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about the Gentleminions phenomenon. Content (11:39) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 7 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Chapter 6, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Sept. 16, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz talk about other authors they'd like to cover in the style of Alzabo Soup. Content (8:53) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 6 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.co…

Chapter 6, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Sept. 9, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz swap stories about their children's gross injuries. Content (8:28) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 6 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Chapter 5 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Sept. 2, 2022

Intro - Phil poses a philosophical question about the mechanics of a Rickroll. Content (9:48) - Discussion of Chapter 5 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Chapter 4 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Aug. 26, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about King's Field 4. Content (10:58) - Discussion of Chapter 4 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Chapter 3 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Aug. 19, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss the history and concept of a fictional canon. Content (15:29) - Discussion of Chapter 3 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Chapter 2, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Aug. 12, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz talk about playing Shredder's Revenge. Content (9:17) - Discussion of part 2 of chapter 2 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Chapter 2, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

Aug. 5, 2022

Intro - Metz and Phil go to a Shakespeare play. Content (14:51) - Discussion of part 1 of chapter 2 Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Chapter 1, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

July 29, 2022

Intro - Phil is getting confused by the prevalence of multiverses. Content (9:28) - Discussion of part 2 of chapter 1 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Chapter 1, Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

July 22, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz discuss the recent Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers Film. Content (9:42) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 1 of Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Character List - Gene Wolfe's Exodus From the Long Sun

July 15, 2022

Intro - Phil and Metz examine a line from The Simpsons. Content (9:42) - Discussion of the Character List in Exodus From the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com.

Part 3 - Gene Wolfe's Golden City Far

July 8, 2022

Intro - Metz gets to talk to Phil about a video game called Tunic. Content (9:01) - Discussion of Part 3 of Golden City Far by Gene Wolfe.  Check out more at alzabosoup.com

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

Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas

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

Other Authors

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

Other Authors

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

The Book Of The Long Sun Caldé Of The Long Sun

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…

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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.

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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.