Episodes

December 13, 2019

Chapter 26 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about the release of Disney+ but it airs over a month after the service launches. Content (8:03) - Discussion of Chapter 26 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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December 06, 2019

Chapter 25 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Metz introduces Phil to the horrendous world of leadership writing. Content (10:26) - Discussion of Chapter 25 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 29, 2019

Chapters 23 and 24 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil complains about his son's reading habits. Content (8:16) - Discussion of Chapters 23 and 24 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 22, 2019

Chapter 22 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil talks about his most recent thrift store find, John Barnes' One For the Morning Glory Content (10:32) - Discussion of Chapter 22 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 15, 2019

Chapter 21 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil and Metz discuss the intricate nature of nautical insurance. Content (9:11) - Discussion of Chapter 21 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 08, 2019

Chapter 20 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil asks Metz about his latest play. Content 10:17) - Discussion of Chapter 20 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 01, 2019

Chapters 18 and 19 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Metz apologizes to Phil for beating him at chess. Content (8:12) - Discussion of Chapters 18 and 19 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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October 25, 2019

Chapters 16 and 17- Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil and Metz go through the history of Looney Tunes at a slapstick pace. Content (14:29) - Discussion of Chapters 16 and 17 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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October 18, 2019

Chapters 14 and 15 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Metz asks Phil why slimes are sometimes made out of metal. Content (9:01) - Discussion of Chapters 14 and 15 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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October 11, 2019

Chapters 12 and 13- Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Metz talks about his family's summer vacation. Content (10:40) - Discussion of Chapters 12 and 13 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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October 04, 2019

Chapters 10 and 11 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil talks about the joys of raising a nerd. Content (8:12) - Discussion of Chapters 10 and 11 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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September 27, 2019

Chapters 8 and 9 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil asks Metz to help him appreciate classical music. Content (10:32) - Discussion of Chapters 8 and 9 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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September 20, 2019

Chapters 6 and 7 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil and Metz talk about the newest rendition of The Lion King. Content (10:32) - Discussion of Chapters 6 and 7 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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September 13, 2019

Chapters 4 and 5 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Metz and Phil react to the trailer for the musical CATS. Content (11:08) - Discussion of Chapters 4 and 5 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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September 06, 2019

Chapters 2 and 3 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil and Metz discuss a New York Times article about podcasting. Content (13:29) - Discussion of Chapters 2 and 3 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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August 30, 2019

Chapter 1 - Gene Wolfe's The Urth of the New Sun

Intro - Phil and Metz talk about their favorite sequels. Content (7:42) - Discussion of Chapter 1 of The Urth of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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August 23, 2019

Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's Empires of Foliage and Flower

Intro - Phil and Metz share some of their favorite Science Fiction films. Content (10:24) - Discussion of Part 2 of Empires of Foliage and Flower, by Gene Wolfe.

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August 16, 2019

Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's Empires of Foliage and Flower

Intro - Metz asks Phil to explain a hip new trend with the kids these days. Content (9:10) - Discussion of Part 1 of Empires of Foliage and Flower, by Gene Wolfe.

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August 09, 2019

Gene Wolfe's The Old Woman Whose Rolling Pin is the Sun and The Boy Who Hooked the Sun

Intro - Phil shares his experiences on his family vacation. Content (8:55) - Discussion of The Old Woman Whose Rolling Pin is the Sun and The Boy Who Hooked the Sun, by Gene Wolfe.

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August 02, 2019

Gene Wolfe's The Map

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss an awkward cartoon episode. Content (8:41) - Discussion of The Map, by Gene Wolfe.

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July 26, 2019

Gene Wolfe's The Cat

Intro - Phil talks about his new video game! Content (8:55) - Discussion of The Cat, by Gene Wolfe.

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July 19, 2019

General Discussion Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's The Citadel of the Autarch

Intro - Phil describes the thankless job of moderating a forum. Content (9:30) - Part two of our general discussion of The Citadel of the Autarch, by Gene Wolfe.

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July 12, 2019

General Discussion Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's The Citadel of the Autarch

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about some unfinished business. Content (6:41) - Part one of our general discussion of The Citadel of the Autarch, by Gene Wolfe.

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July 05, 2019

Chapter 38 and Appendix - Gene Wolfe's The Citadel of the Autarch

Intro - Phil and Metz discuss a famous children's author. Content (12:13) - Discussion of Chapter 38 and the Appendix of The Citadel of the Autarch, by Gene Wolfe.

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