You know, for kids! – The S&L Podcast #44

We check in on our progress in The Once and Future King and The Princess Bride as well as deliver some exciting news on new releases and books being made into movies. (psst. One is a P. K. Dick book, so Tom’s excited).

QUICK BURNS   
   
The ultimate guide to October’s science fiction awesomeness!
   
Highly recommended: New Ted Chiang novella “The Lifecycle of Software Objects”   
   
The Making Of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
   
Pratchett’s I Shall Wear Midnight, sentimental and fun book about a witch among enemies   
   
BARE YOUR SWORD – feedback from the audience   
   
Am I the only one who thinks this book is overrated?   
   
Anachronisms
   
How much Arthurian legend have you read before?   
     
   
Emails:
 
Hi Tom
Thought you might get excited about this.
 
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/oct/07/ridley-scott-sci-fi-philip-k-dick-bbc-drama
 
Appols if you habe rec’d it a hundred times. If it doesn’t come out in the US I will DVD it for you.
 
Chris

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