Episodes

August 03, 2018

Chapter 1 - Gene Wolfe's The Sword of the Lictor

Intro - Metz challenges Phil to explain why he hates free verse poetry. Content (13:40) - Discussion of Chapter 1 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Sword Of The Lictor

July 27, 2018

Ursula K Le Guin's The Word for World is Forest

Intro - Phil tries to explain the adrenaline rush of being faster at a JRPG than any of your friends. Content - Discussion of The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K Le Guin

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July 20, 2018

General Discussion - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Metz and Phil hold a business meeting on-air and announce their upcoming Reddit AMA! Content - General discussion of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

July 13, 2018

Chapter 31 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Metz forces Phil to defend a tweet and makes an ill-advised search on Etsy. Content - Discussion of Chapter 31 of The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

July 06, 2018

Chapters 29 and 30 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss the questionable merits of a specialized Kickstarter. Content - Discussion of Chapters 29 and 30 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

June 29, 2018

Chapters 27 and 28 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Phil and Metz bond over old British Television Content - Discussion of Chapters 27 and 28 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

June 22, 2018

Chapters 25 and 26 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Metz talks about his recent brush with death. Content - Discussion of Chapters 25 and 26 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

June 15, 2018

Chapter 24 Part 2 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Metz and Phil announce the novella they'll cover between Claw and Sword Content - Discussion of part two of Chapter 24 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

June 08, 2018

Chapter 24 Part 1 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Phil explains speed runs to Metz. Content - Discussion of part one of Chapter 24 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

June 01, 2018

Introduction to Chapter 24 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Metz asks Phil to talk about an unforgettable luncheon. Content - A Dramaturgical introduction to Chapter 24 of Gene Wolfe's "The Claw of the Conciliator," Eschatology and Genesis.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

May 25, 2018

Chapters 22 and 23 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Metz takes Phil to a new restaurant. Content - Discussion of Chapters 22 and 23 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

May 18, 2018

Chapters 20 and 21 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Phil talks about the book he's reading now. Content - Discussion of Chapters 20 and 21 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

May 11, 2018

Chapters 18 and 19 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Metz talks to Phil about one of the best tools ever made. Content - Discussion of Chapters 18 and 19 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

May 04, 2018

Chapters 16 and 17 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

Intro - Phil and Metz attempt to defend someone else's Tweet Content - Discussion of Chapters 16 and 17 of The Claw of the Conciliator, by Gene Wolfe.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

April 27, 2018

Chapters 14 and 15 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

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

April 20, 2018

Chapters 12 and 13 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

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

April 13, 2018

Chapter 11 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

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

April 06, 2018

Chapters 9 and 10 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

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

March 30, 2018

Chapters 7 and 8 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

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

March 23, 2018

Chapters 5 and 6 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

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

March 16, 2018

Chapters 3 and 4 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

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

March 09, 2018

Chapters 1 and 2 - Gene Wolfe's The Claw of the Conciliator

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.

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

March 02, 2018

Caryl Churchill's A Number

Into - Phil asks Metz to react to his favorite version of Peter Pan. Content - Discussion of A Number, by Caryl Churchill

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February 23, 2018

Kelly Link's "The Faery Handbag" and "Magic for Beginners"

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.

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