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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

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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.

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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.

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

Jan. 14, 2022

Intro - Metz discusses Marvel movies and Infinity War. Phil tries not to roll his eyes. Content (9:51) - Discussion of Part 3 of Chapter 2 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

Jan. 7, 2022

Intro - Phil asks Metz how to deal with Black Friday Content (5:30) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 2 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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

Dec. 31, 2021

Intro - Metz talks about a curious trend on his Facebook feed. Content (6:30) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 2 of Caldé of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.