Episodes

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 20 and 21 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

May 18, 2018

Intro - Phil talks about the book he's reading now. Content - Discussion of Chapters 20 and 21 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 18 and 19 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

May 11, 2018

Intro - Metz talks to Phil about one of the best tools ever made. Content - Discussion of Chapters 18 and 19 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 16 and 17 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

May 4, 2018

Intro - Phil and Metz attempt to defend someone else's Tweet Content - Discussion of Chapters 16 and 17 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 14 and 15 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

April 27, 2018

Intro - Phil talks to Metz about his cats. Content - Discussion of Chapters 14 and 15 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 12 and 13 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

April 20, 2018

Intro - Metz makes Phil describe his humdrum life. Content - Discussion of Chapters 12 and 13 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapter 11 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

April 13, 2018

Intro - Phil asks Metz about his interest in Role Playing Games. Content - Discussion of Chapter 11 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 9 and 10 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

April 6, 2018

Intro - Metz makes Phil defend a tweet about his shelf of video games. Content - Discussion of Chapters 9 and 10 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 7 and 8 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

March 30, 2018

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss their family's unique holiday traditions. Content - Discussion of Chapters 7 and 8 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 5 and 6 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

March 23, 2018

Intro - Phil talks about his foray into video game development. Content - Discussion of Chapters 5 and 6 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 3 and 4 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

March 16, 2018

Intro - Phil talks about his recent move and the wonders of Ikea. Content - Discussion of chapters 3 and 4 of The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

Chapters 1 and 2 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

March 9, 2018

Intro - Metz and Phil will be at this year's MileHiCon in Denver! Content - Discussion of Chapters 1 and 2 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

Other Authors

Caryl Churchill's A Number

March 2, 2018

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

Other Authors

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

Feb. 23, 2018

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.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

General Discussion - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Feb. 16, 2018

Intro - Phil asks Metz about his favorite Christmas movie, but as usual Metz can't stop talking about theatre instead. Content - General discussion of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 34 and 35 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Feb. 9, 2018

Intro - Phil asks Metz about the unique nature of Star Wars fandom. Content - Discussion of Chapters 34 and 35 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 32 and 33- Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Feb. 2, 2018

Intro - We announce the topics of our interim episodes between Shadow of the Torturer and Claw of the Conciliator. Content - Discussion of Chapters 32 and 33 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 30 and 31 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Jan. 26, 2018

Intro - Phil tries to interest Metz in the exciting world of digital agriculture. Content - Discussion of Chapters 30 and 31 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 28 and 29 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Jan. 19, 2018

Intro - Metz asks Phil about one of the most life-changing events in the 21st century. Content - Discussion of Chapters 28 and 29 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 26 and 27 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Jan. 12, 2018

Intro - Metz asks Phil about one of the most life-changing events in the 21st century. Content - Discussion of Chapters 26 and 27 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 24 and 25 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Jan. 5, 2018

Intro - Phil makes Metz defend one of his tweets about the show American Vandal Content - Discussion of Chapters 24 and 25 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 22 and 23 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Dec. 29, 2017

Intro - Phil complains about the video of Peter Pan that Metz made him watch. Content - Discussion of Chapters 22 and 23 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 20 and 21 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Dec. 22, 2017

Intro - Metz tries to get Phil to talk about Super Mario Odyssey, but accidentally ends up segueing into another critique of contemporary television. Content - Discussion of Chapters 20 and 21 of The Shadow of the Torturer, …

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 18 and 19 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Dec. 15, 2017

Intro - Phil asks Metz about the history of Gelatin. Content - Discussion of Chapters 18 and 19 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 16 and 17 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Dec. 8, 2017

Intro - Metz introduces a new feature called "Defend Your Tweet." Content - Discussion of Chapters 16 and 17 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.