Episodes

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.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapter 15 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Dec. 1, 2017

Content - General discussion and discussion of Chapter 15 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 13 and 14 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Nov. 24, 2017

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss waiting in line for the SNES Mini. Content - Discussion of Chapters 13 and 14 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Shadow Of The Torturer

Chapters 11 and 12 - Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer

Nov. 17, 2017

Intro - Metz grills Phil on his knowledge of architecture. Content - Discussion of Chapters 11 and 12 of The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.