We’re halfway through The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, but we have some non-spoilery insights to share from ourselves and the book club discussions on Goodreads. We also talk about some of our favorite SciFi crossovers and this whole crazy new world of eBooks, audio books and ‘enhanced’ eBooks.
The dystopian novel that’s turning China upside down
Simon & Schuster Look To ‘Enhanced’ E-Books Beyond Apps
The 11 greatest, craziest sci-fi crossovers in television history
Summer science fiction explosion: The io9 guide to August
BARE YOUR SWORD – feedback from the audience
Heinlein is a weak-minded, adolescent authoritarian
Turing Method – A defintion of self awareness
Do Audiobooks count as reading?
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Hosts: Tom Merritt and Scott Johnson
Candy-coated humans, the Gross Domestic Happiness quotient, one language to rule them all, and more.
Guests: Sarah Lane and David Prager
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Hosts: Tom Merritt, Molly Wood, Patrick Beja and Nilay Patel
HP drama, RIM concession to Saudi Arabia, Google denies deal with Verizon, WikiLeaks “insurance” file, and more.
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Special guest Patrick Beja helps us tour the amazing world of French versions of American TV shows like the A-Team as well as revisiting your comments on home schooling.
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Current Geek WEEKLY 17: “Demarcation”
“Halo was better in 1979”
Had an extremely pleasant evening hanging with my celebrity friends Paul and Storm of the band Paul and Storm. We discuss memes, muppets and movie spoilers (but don’t really spoil any movies… except Soylent Green. People).
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