Episodes

January 18, 2019

Chapters 3 and 4 - Gene Wolfe's The Citadel of the Autarch

Intro - Metz forces Phil to talk about a video game against his will. Content (9:22) - Discussion of Chapters 3 and 4 of The Citadel of the Autarch, by Gene Wolfe.

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January 11, 2019

Chapters 1 and 2 - Gene Wolfe's The Citadel of the Autarch

Intro - Phil asks Metz about a recent trend in Disney films. Content (10:51) - Discussion of Chapters 1 and 2 of The Citadel of the Autarch, by Gene Wolfe.

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January 04, 2019

Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns

Intro - Metz asks Phil to talk about one of his parents' favorite television shows. Content (5:46) - Discussion of Mr. Burns by Anne Washburn

Other Authors

December 28, 2018

Walter Wangerin Jr.'s The Book of the Dun Cow

Intro - Phil asks Metz about one of his favorite Holiday treats Content (7:59) - Discussion of The Book of the Dun Cow, by Walter Wangerin Jr.

Other Authors

December 21, 2018

General Discussion - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil quizzes Metz on his least favorite pop culture figurines. Content (8:48) - General discussion of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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December 14, 2018

Chapters 36, 37, 38 and Appendix - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss the critical reaction to the new series Disenchanted. Content (9:07) - Discussion of Chapters 36, 37, 38 and Appendix of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Sword Of The Lictor

December 07, 2018

Chapters 34 and 35 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - We announce the titles we'll be covering between The Sword of the Lictor and the Citadel of the Autarch Content (5:21) - Discussion of Chapters 34 and 35 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 30, 2018

Chapter 33 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil tells Metz about some amazing advances in high fidelity video games. Content (11:57) - Discussion of Chapter 33 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 23, 2018

Chapters 31 and 32 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Metz and Phil reminisce about their Magic: The Gathering game at MileHiCon. Content (10:16) - Discussion of Chapters 31 and 32 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 16, 2018

Chapters 28, 29 and 30 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Metz asks Phil about his decision to build a second home. Content (5:39) - Discussion of Chapters 28, 29 and 30 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 09, 2018

Chapters 26 and 27- Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil forces Metz to remember that one time in middle school when he read an Archie Digest comic. Content (8:21) - Discussion of Chapters 26 and 27 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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November 02, 2018

Chapters 24 and 25- Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil asks Metz to participate in his son's fundraiser. Content (9:19) - Discussion of Chapters 24 and 25 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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October 26, 2018

Chapters 22 and 23- Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Metz makes Phil watch an uncomfortable video Content (10:30) - Discussion of Chapters 22 and 23 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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October 19, 2018

Chapters 20 and 21- Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil has his first experience with Texas Roadhouse. Content (11:57) - Discussion of Chapters 20 and 21 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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October 12, 2018

Chapter 19 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Metz tells Phil about an exciting flight. Content (9:18) - Discussion of Chapter 19 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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October 05, 2018

Chapters 17 and 18 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Metz exposes Phil to a new movie trailer Content (9:15) - Discussion of Chapters 17 and 18 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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September 28, 2018

Chapters 15 and 16 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil asks Metz his opinion of Agricola. Content (8:46) - Discussion of Chapters 15 and 16 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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September 21, 2018

Chapters 13 and 14 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil teaches Metz about the history of a popular Italian bread. Content (8:01) - Discussion of Chapters 13 and 14 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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September 14, 2018

Chapter 12 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Metz talks about his week being tantalizingly close to Disney World without actually being on a Disney vacation. Content (11:05) - Discussion of Chapters 8 and 9 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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September 07, 2018

Chapters 10 and 11 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil talks about his recent vacation. Content (9:16) - Discussion of Chapters 10 and 11 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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August 31, 2018

Chapters 8 and 9 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil waxes poetic about America's favorite cartoon cat. Content (10:41) - Discussion of Chapters 8 and 9 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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August 24, 2018

Chapters 6 and 7 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil gets Metz to describe Absurdism in theatre. Content (13:10) - Discussion of Chapters 6 and 7 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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August 17, 2018

Chapters 4 and 5 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Metz asks Phil about his deepest life philosophy. Content (11:58) - Discussion of Chapters 4 and 5 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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August 10, 2018

Chapters 2 and 3 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Phil asks Metz about a huge name in Speculative Fiction Content (12:21) - Discussion of Chapters 2 and 3 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

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