Alan & Jeremy Vs Science Fiction

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In this episode, Cat and Alan discuss the concept of Hopepunk with Alexandra Rowland, coiner of the term. Other topics include the hopeful nature of Lord of the Rings, why there has to be a protagonist in fiction, and why sometimes you have to
In this episode, Cat and Alan discuss the concept of Hopepunk with Alexandra Rowland, coiner of the term. Other topics include the hopeful nature of Lord of the Rings, why there has to be a protagonist in fiction, and why sometimes you have to
This episode details the who, what, why, and how of the new podcast.  Please subscribe to the If This Goes On (Don't Panic) podcast feed most places you can find podcasts. Uploads to the AJVSSF feed will be limited.
From Alan Bailey the creator of Alan & Jeremy VS Science Fiction, Rachel Renee, cohost of the Gametographers, Diane Morrison, host of SFWA's The Panel, and Cat Rambo, award winning Science Fiction and Fantasy author comes a new podcast about Sc
In our final episode, we discuss Cixin Liu's story "The Wandering Earth" with Chinese author and professor Xia Jia. We talk about her first collection, currently being translated to English via Neil Clarke (of Clarkesworld). And we discuss the
This episode we discuss "Under the Grid" by Andrew Dana Hudson with our guest Sarena Ulibarri. Sarena is a writer and the Editor-in-Chief of World Weaver Press. We discuss Solarpunk, economics in Science Fiction, and emojis among other topics.
This episode we discuss "Portrait of the artist" by KJ Parker with our guest Scott H. Andrews, Editor-in-Chief, and publisher of Beneath Ceaseless Skies.  We discuss aesthetics, short fiction in fantasy, and character driven stories among other
This is the fourth and final installment of a series of interviews conducted at ReaderCon 2019. In this episode we discuss sexbots and a new collection of stories with James Patrick Kelly. Then we discuss touring, music, and writing with Sarah
This is the third of a series of interviews conducted at ReaderCon 2019. In this episode we discuss Tananarive's career, music, movies, and history with the author, academic, and journalist herself.
This is the second of a series of interviews conducted at ReaderCon 2019. In this episode we discuss ReaderCon memories and politics in Science Fiction & Fantasy with Scott H. Andrews, editor of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and author Matthew Kress
This is the first of a series of interviews conducted at ReaderCon 2019. In this episode we discuss podcasting and writing with RJ Theodore (aka Rekka Jay). We also talk to editor, writer, publisher Bill Campbell about this origin story as well
This episode we discuss "Your Authentic Indian Experience TM" by Rebecca Roanhorse with our guest Dr. Grace Dillon. Grace is a professor of Literature at Portland University, as well as an editor, and all around mover and shaker in the SFF comm
In this episode, we explore flash fiction and future trends in Science Fiction with Josh Hrala and Patrick Morris, the editors of Pittsburgh based Flash Fiction Magazine The Arcanist.  Stories include "Jed Thule is a Coward" by Brad Preslar an
In this episode we discuss CL Moore's story "Shambleau" with authors Cat Rambo and Diane Morrison. We also discuss cross genre fiction, life after death, and feminism.   Book reviewed: The Witch Who Came In From The Cold by MAx Gladstone, Linds
In this episode we discuss  "And You Shall Know Her By The Trail Of Dead" by Brooke Bolander with our guest Dan Moren an author, journalist, and podcaster. We also discuss the art of swearing, cyberpunk, and famous character duos. We review Th
In this episode, we discuss "The Catherine Wheel" by Ian McDonald with our guest Diane Turnshek an scientist, writer, and professor. We also talk about light pollution, terraforming, and religion.   Books Reviewed: Strange Bird by Jeff Vander
In this episode we review our year. We also invite Tade Thompson back to the podcast, Ryan Pruchnic, and for the first time ever, the Chinese Science Fiction author Zhang Ran.  We talk about a wide range of things from Marvel movies, to our fav
In this episode, we discuss "The Cold Equations" by Tom Godwin with our guest BJ Mendelson an author, comic book writer, and speaker. We talk about big data, the trolley problem, and the future of privacy.   Books reviewed: Blackfish City
In this episode, we discuss "The Martian Obelisk" by Linda Nagata with our guest Aubrey Hirsch an author, essayist, artist, and professor. We talk about the meaning of art, the likelihood of people on Mars, and Mars in fiction.   Books revie
In this episode, we discuss "The Last Question" by Isaac Asimov with our guest Dr. Derek Leben, professor of Ethics. We talk about Artificial Intelligence, why Asimov's three laws of robotics suck, Asimov's positive outlook on technology, and t
In this episode we discuss the story "The Immortal" by Jorge Borges with our guest Tade Thompson. We discuss "monstrous immortality", Jorge Borges' literary significance, and Plato. Here is where you can find everything: Tade Thompson: https
In this episode we discuss the story "Martian Raga" by Phillip Trippenbach & Blake Jessop with our guests Frank Oreto and Douglas Gwilym. We lock editors in the basement, get drunk, and talk about the importance of short fiction. Here is wher
In this bonus episode we chat with author TJ Berry about going to WorldCon and the Hugo ceremony, George RR Martin's Loser's Party, and how she thinks they can improve WorldCon for next year. We also chat about her work in short fiction. You
In this bonus episode we chat with author Sean Grigsby about going to WorldCon and the Hugo ceremony, what he expects, and what he is excited about. We also chat about his upcoming book The Daughters of the Forgotten Light. You can find Sean at
In this episode we change things up a bit. We discuss 5 poems by various poets including the US poet laureate Tracy K. Smith's poem "My God, It's Full of Stars" with our guest Professor John Wells. We also trash talk Bob Dylan, discuss the Dada
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