Roger and Tom are joined by the Giz Wiz and OhDoctah and the conversation ranges from the meaning of social media, to the variations of fame on the Internet to what TV shows folks like to watch these days.
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Current Geek WEEKLY 25: “Where no man has gone before”
It’s hot in the Bay Area so we have to keep this episode short before Veronica melts. And a good thing too or she might have kept adding books! We not only kick off T.H. White’s The Once and Future King but Veronica adds a second book as well.
Terry Pratchett makes his own magic sword with meteoric iron
Politics of storytelling with China Mieville
Five scientists tell us about the most accurate science fiction in their fields
BARE YOUR SWORD – feedback from the audience
What books make you – want to toss it across the room
Wheel of Time Book 13 is coming soon
Book Trailers (and Trailer Books)
The Once and Future King – T. H. White It was first published in 1958 and is mostly a composite of earlier works written in a period between 1938 and 1941. More from Wikipedia.
Second pick – The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Love the podcast and the book discussions! After hearing one of you mention it on one of Leo Laporte’s shows I have gotten back into reading and really enjoy the new kindle also. I’ve read a few of the previous books, World War Z and Bitter seeds, and they were really good. I’ll suggest Boneshaker by Cherie Preist. The story is quite good. I don’t have a suggestion for a more “sword” focused book so I await the options as there will likely be a few good suggestions. Keep up the great work!
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Current Geek WEEKLY 24: “Taking Starwars BACK!”
Hosts: Tom Merritt and Scott Johnson
Darthweef and Phatemokid tells us about the bedbugs, cures and Utopias in our future.
Guests: Aric Mellott and Stephen Johnson
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Running time: 49:56