S&L Podcast – #80 – All Hallow’s Read

We wrap up Ready Player One, give away a Kindle, get psyched up for NaNoWriMo, and discuss whether virtual worlds will lead to the decline of cvilization. Ready Player One spoiler’s ahead!


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See what’s coming up.

Sean sent in an email and an MP3 with some books to add to the calendar.

Hey T&V,

Here are a few upcoming books that would make interesting additions to the calendar:

15 November – Ten Billion Days and a Hundred Billion Nights by Ryu Mitsuse

13 December – Spice and Wolf Novel 5 by Isuna Hasekura

24 January – Book Girl and the Corrupted Angel by Mizuki Nomura


Virtual Reality and the end of Civilization

Was I-rok underused, or overused?

All Hallow’s Read

TV, Movies and video games

James Cameron’s Fantastic Voyage is a doomed ‘love story’

WILD CARDS optioned for a movie

BOOK Wrap-up

Ready Player One

Giveaway Announcement? Winner! Icelord!


Casey, Amanda, Michael, Ian, Erik, Scotty, MonkeyButler, Michael, Michael, Alan, Rich, Ben, Noel, Jay, NCGrimbo, Robert, Micah, Philip, Vaugh, Andy, Zach, Stephen, Nathaniel, Domenico, Ken, Joshua, Sean, Matthew, Bill, Kyle (aka Khet), Nick, Eric, Erica, Ed, Quasar, Richard, Jon and Maxwell!


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