Episodes

The Book Of The New Sun The Sword Of The Lictor

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

Nov. 16, 2018

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

Nov. 9, 2018

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.

The Book Of The New Sun The Sword Of The Lictor

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

Nov. 2, 2018

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

Oct. 26, 2018

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.

The Book Of The New Sun The Sword Of The Lictor

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

Oct. 19, 2018

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.

The Book Of The New Sun The Sword Of The Lictor

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

Oct. 12, 2018

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

The Book Of The New Sun The Sword Of The Lictor

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

Oct. 5, 2018

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

Sept. 28, 2018

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

Sept. 21, 2018

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.

The Book Of The New Sun The Sword Of The Lictor

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

Sept. 14, 2018

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

Sept. 7, 2018

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

Aug. 31, 2018

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

Aug. 24, 2018

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

Aug. 17, 2018

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

Aug. 10, 2018

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.

The Book Of The New Sun The Sword Of The Lictor

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

Aug. 3, 2018

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.

Other Authors

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

July 27, 2018

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

The Book Of The New Sun The Claw Of The Conciliator

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

July 20, 2018

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.

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

July 13, 2018

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.

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

July 6, 2018

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.

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

June 29, 2018

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.

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

June 22, 2018

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.

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

June 15, 2018

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

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

June 8, 2018

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