Episodes

November 13, 2020

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

Intro - Metz congratulates Phil on his imminent return to the office. Content (10:21) - Discussion of Part 3 of Chapter 1 of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The Long Sun Nightside The Long Sun

November 06, 2020

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

Intro - Phil throws a 35th birthday party for Mario. Content (8:05) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 1 of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The Long Sun Nightside The Long Sun

October 30, 2020

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

Intro - Phil and Metz talk about the 2017 reboot of Ducktales. Content (10:42) - Discussion of Part 1 of Chapter 1 of Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The Long Sun Nightside The Long Sun

October 23, 2020

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about their favorite island vacations. Content (8:28) - Discussion of Galapagos, by Kurt Vonnegut.

Other Authors

October 16, 2020

Tracking Song, Part 4

Intro - Phil and Metz remember the simple joys of ice cream. Content (5:58) - Part 3 of Tracking Song, by Gene Wolfe.

Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas Tracking Song

October 09, 2020

Tracking Song, Part 3

Intro - Metz shows Phil a surprising product delivery method. Content (3:48) - Part 3 of Tracking Song, by Gene Wolfe.

Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas Tracking Song

October 02, 2020

Tracking Song, Part 2

Intro - Phil explains the history of FMV (full-motion video) video games. Content (12:59) - Part 2 of Tracking Song, by Gene Wolfe.

Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas Tracking Song

September 25, 2020

Tracking Song, Part 1

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss a preview of Star Trek: The Lower Decks. Content (9:17) - Part 1 of Tracking Song, by Gene Wolfe.

Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas Tracking Song

September 18, 2020

The Doctor of Death Island, Part 3

Intro - Phil explains why Dracula comes back every hundred years. Content (9:26) - Part 3 of The Doctor of Death Island, by Gene Wolfe.

The Wolfe Archepeligo Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas The Doctor Of Death Island

September 11, 2020

The Doctor of Death Island, Part 2

Intro - Metz and Phil reveal their favorite pandemic-induced purchases. Content (5:57) - Part 2 of The Doctor of Death Island, by Gene Wolfe.

The Wolfe Archepeligo Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas The Doctor Of Death Island

September 04, 2020

The Doctor of Death Island, Part 1

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about Disney+'s purchase and release of Hamilton. Content (8:55) - Part 1 of The Doctor of Death Island, by Gene Wolfe.

The Wolfe Archepeligo Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas The Doctor Of Death Island

August 28, 2020

The Death of Dr. Island, Part 5

Intro - Phil talks about one of his student films. Content (7:21) - Part 5 of The Death of Doctor Island, by Gene Wolfe.

The Wolfe Archepeligo Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas The Death Of Dr. Island

August 21, 2020

The Death of Dr. Island, Part 4

Intro - Metz talks about the witch's curse recently cast upon him. Content (8:39) - Part 4 of The Death of Doctor Island, by Gene Wolfe.

The Wolfe Archepeligo Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas The Death Of Dr. Island

August 14, 2020

The Death of Dr. Island, Part 3

Intro - Phil asks Metz to discuss poetic meter Content (9:33) - Part 3 of The Death of Doctor Island, by Gene Wolfe.

The Wolfe Archepeligo Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas The Death Of Dr. Island

August 07, 2020

The Death of Dr. Island, Part 2

Intro - Metz asks Phil to explain the Playstation 5. Content (8:43) - Part 2 of The Death of Doctor Island, by Gene Wolfe.

The Wolfe Archepeligo Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas The Death Of Dr. Island

July 31, 2020

The Death of Dr. Island, Part 1

Intro - Phil and Metz talk about the release of their hit 90s single, All Sun. Content (16:33) - Part 1 of The Death of Doctor Island, by Gene Wolfe.

The Wolfe Archepeligo Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas The Death Of Dr. Island

July 24, 2020

Gene Wolfe's The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Death of the Island Doctor

Intro - Metz confronts Phil about his new Youtube channel. Content (8:55) - Discussion of The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Death of the Island Doctor, by Gene Wolfe.

The Wolfe Archepeligo Wolfe Short Stories And Novellas

July 17, 2020

Catherynne M. Valente's Palimpsest

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about hosting a podcast. Content (9:04) - Discussion of Palimpsest, by Catherynne M. Valente.

Other Authors

July 10, 2020

Severian's Journey, Part 3

Intro - Metz isn't done telling bad jokes. Content (3:25) - Part 3 of Severian's Journey, where we trace the hero's path through The Urth of the New Sun.

The Book Of The New Sun

July 03, 2020

Severian's Journey, Part 2

Intro - Metz tells a bad joke. Content (:14) - Part 2 of Severian's Journey, where we trace the hero's path through The Sword of the Lictor and The Citadel of the Autarch.

The Book Of The New Sun

June 26, 2020

Severian's Journey, Part 1

Intro - Phil asks Metz about his experience with a peculiar legal mind. Content (9:51) - Part 1 of Severian's Journey, where we trace the hero's path through The Shadow of the Torturer and the Claw of the Conciliator.

The Book Of The New Sun

June 19, 2020

General Discussion - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil and Metz try to predict the future of media as a result of the coronavirus. Content (9:57) - General Discussion of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Urth Of The New Sun

June 12, 2020

Chapter 51 and Appendix - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil and Metz discuss their favorite candies. Content (10:38) - Discussion of Chapter 51 and the Appendix of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Urth Of The New Sun

June 05, 2020

Chapter 50, Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Metz asks Phil to explain the popularity of Animal Crossing. Content (7:06) - Discussion of Part 2 of Chapter 50 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Urth Of The New Sun