We’ve got picks from librarians and the public domain! Plus we’re excited for Gideon the Ninth and we have our final thoughts on the January pick, In the Company of Others.
#372 – Hmmm… hmmm.
We’ve got Hugo nominations open! And a new Heinlein novel. I mean “new” to everybody but him, we guess. Plus, we kick off In the Company fo Others by Julie E. Czerneda.
#371 – Science Fungus
Veronica explains the awesome piece in the New York Times about Ken Liu, we’re excited for The Witcher, we announce the January book will be In the Company of Others by Julie Czerneda, and we wrap up The Hogfather by Terry Pratchett. Plus, we put the “fun” in Science Fungus.
#370 – Death is Her Favorite Character
Got reader’s block? We’ve got some tips to get you out of it. Is there too much SFF out there now? And why Death is Veronica’s favorite character. We kick off Hogfather and give our final thoughts on Snow Queen!
#369 – Jeffety Jeff Jeffers of Planet Jeff
How we’re feeling about the Snow Queen, and where it’s world-building might have drawn from. Plus two alternative pronunciation guides for the character names. Plus, a treasure trove of awesome articles about SciFi-type things!
#368 – But is it Art?
So many awards! You have no excuse for not finding something awesome and new to read right now. Not that you ever do with us on the job, we hope. Also, our first impressions on reading The Snow Queen.
#367 – Shitposting Stephen King with Sam Sykes
We explain why the Tiptree Award is now the Otherwise award, welcome the casting of Apple’s Foundation TV show, and Sam Sykes has a message for Stephen King (and Myke Cole).
#366 – Just Crack Me Open and Take a Look
Should you feel guilty for re-reading? The answer is no. But you shouldn’t feel guilty for not re-reading too. Plus our fantasy casting of A Darker Shade of Magic is pretty much all Keanu.
#365 – But Lin-Manuel Miranda!
Targaryen TV show possible? Check. Clifford Simak movie on Netflix? Check. Far Side back? Check. Showtime turns down The Kingkiller Chronicle TV show? WHAT?! BUT LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA!
#364 – Kick Your Problems in the Face
Fran Wilde’s op-ed from the future sounds hilarious. N. K. Jemisin’s new novel sounds awesome. And Andy Weir’s short story has been adapted into a cool short film. So much good reading out there! Plus our thoughts on why Trail of Lightning has us thinking that sometimes you just have to kick your problems in the face.