S&L Podcast – #66 – The Hunger Games Wrap-up

Well we’ve seen ol’ Katniss, Peeta and Gale through to the end, and we wrap up all three books in The Hunger Games series. We also have some good book picks to get you through until July 12 when we start our next book, and book-bingers of the world unite!

QUICK BURNS

Congrats to Brandon Sanderson

Jeff VanderMeer’s public fiction project: The Journals of Doctor Mormeck

Who should be cast as the leads in the American Gods miniseries?

The Song of Ice and Fire So Far: Part 1 – Ancient History

CALENDAR 

6/28/2011 Dragon’s Time: Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey and Todd McCaffrey
6/29/2011 Naamah’s Blessing, Jacqueline Carey (Tor)
7/5/2011 Heaven’s Shadow by David S. Goyer and Michael Cassutt
7/5/2011 The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection
7/12/2011 A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin

Audiobook pic Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi

BARE YOUR SWORD

The Hunger Games > WAIT A MINUTE

Are you a book-binger?

books I dislike” by good authors.

BOOK CHECK-IN 

Hunger Games series
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

NEW MEMBER HELLOS 

Hello to Blindman (came to us from Major Nelsons podcast), Dani, Robert (what is this, the cast of Game of Thrones?), Jason and Vladimir!

ADDENDUMS

Help us with sound effects! T-shirt contest! Send your .wav files of VERY SHORT segment sound effects to [email protected] by July 12 to win a Sword and Laser t-shirt!

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Tech News Today 266: This Sucker Tweets

Lulzsec’s press release, RIM loses a big investor, Spotify possibly close to US release, and more.

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41:16

Tech News Today 265: Ethernet Powered Post-its

RIM’s earnings call is bleak, Facebook’s Project Spartan leaks, Lulzsec versus Anonymous, and more.

Hosts: Randall Bennett

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52:07

Tech News Today 264: Get Virtually Pregnant

Google’s next Nexus, Facebook secret photo app, Duke Nukem PR snafu, and more.

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40:30

Tech News Today 263: Leave The Wii Be

Citibank hack a URL hack, Google’s speech recognition and instant pages, Bloomberg accuses Comcast of violating FCC agreement, and more.

Guest: Cali Lewis

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Tech News Today 262: Internet In A Briefcase

The latest on the hacker wars, is Facebook falling, US funding secret Internets, and more.

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