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Episode Notes In this episode, Peter and CC tackle the Foundation series once again and take on books two and three of the series! Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more on the Scifi Sidebar website. Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
Episode Notes In this episode, CC and Peter dive into the 2014 blockbuster, Interstellar! Let's explore the story behind gravity and time dilation! Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more on the Scifi Sidebar website. Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
Episode Notes In this episode, we visit the nuclear wasteland of the Abbey of Albertian Order of Leibowitz Monks as they serve their purpose to gather knowledge until mankind is ready for it again. We discuss topics like the cyclical destruction of mankind, the inevitable growth and conflict of man, and a hope for a small few who can rise above the brutality of mankind. It's going to be fun! Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more at https://scifi-sidebar.pinecast.co Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
Episode Notes In this episode, Peter and CC fly back in time with Michael Crichton's classic novel, Timeline. This book has it all, knights, violence, quantum "science", and much much more! Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more on the Scifi Sidebar website. Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
Episode Notes In this episode, CC and Peter talk about the all time cult classic, Doctor Who! We specifically cover the Christmas special, A Christmas Carol. There are scrooges, fairies, angels (sorta), and much much more! Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more on the Scifi Sidebar website. Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
In this episode. CC and Peter explore the rich and fascinating universe in the Bobiverse Trilogy. They discuss things like the nature of the soul, the potential forms extraterrestrial life may take, and their anxiety over things they did years ago! Join them on their journey through the first part of this month’s theme.
In this episode, Peter and Cc dive into an old school classic, 2001: A Space Odyssey. We discuss the amazing production quality and effects. We tackle fun questions like is Hal alive? Does he have feelings? What the hell does the ending have to do with anything? Why is Dave’s chin so chiseled? And so […]
This month’s Scifi Sidebar tells a tale of human folly, pride, greed, and dinosaurs. We talk about the Homer of our time, Michael Crichton! Join us as we discuss one of his greatest works, Jurassic Park.
Episode Notes In this episode, CC and Peter stroll through the ages of zombie horror with Night of the Living Dead, 28 Days Later, and Zombieland! We're both cowards so this should be interesting. Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more at https://scifi-sidebar.pinecast.co Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
In this episode, CC and Peter move forward a century from their last book and cover Hyperion, one of the giants of the Scifi world. This epic paints a future full of equal measures hope and despair.
In this episode, Peter and CC spend an excessive amount of time talking about a fascinating book, Children of Time! We also talk about it forever and this is our longest episode yet! It’s also almost kinda Bobiverse Part 3 for a few minutes. Enjoy!
In this episode of Scifi Sidebar, Peter and Cc explore the ins and outs of The Martian, by Andy Weir. We talk about when Mark should have died, why rescuing him was a poor plotline, and go on and on about the futility of space travel. All the topics we know our five listeners enjoy! […]
Episode Notes In this episode, CC and Peter continue a time honored tradition of ignoring the plot and talking about whatever they want! Join us as we discuss the nature of aliens in media, and not much else. Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more on the Scifi Sidebar website. Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
Let me just apologize for the late episode! We had some issues with busted software that had to be replaced. In this episode, join your favorite siblings as they discuss another fantastic book! Pilot X is their first foray into fanfiction, just kidding (not really). With time travel, Russian slugs, and emotional robots, this book […]
Episode Notes In this episode, CC and Peter jump into this instant classic and are immediately swept up in the rich world and engaging characters!vagr Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more on the Scifi Sidebar website. Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
In their 20th episode, CC and Peter discuss the spookiest and first real piece of Scifi, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Victor Frankenstein is a man who created a monster and tried to hide from his choices. Join the sibling team while they dive in to discover what made Victor and his creature tick!
In this episode of Jurassic Park we go over CC’s extensive research on the various ways to look at the philosophical mess that is one of Michael Crichton’s greatest works!
Episode Notes In this episode, we return to one of our favorite authors with one of his early works. We talk about things like the role of digital assistants and AI, the reality of consciousness (yes again), the current and future state of genetic/body modifications, and more! Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more at https://scifi-sidebar.pinecast.co Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
Episode Notes In this episode, we return to the universe of James Corey's universe, The Expansse. We talk about the struggles between the greater good and personal struggles, the origins and purpose of the protomolecule, and more! Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more at https://scifi-sidebar.pinecast.co Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
In this, technically on time, episode, Peter and CC discuss the newest release by the author that brought us the Bobiverse, Dennis E. Taylor, The Singularity Trap! This Book has everything a Scifi fan could want, a rich story, a charming and intelligent hero, a vague and poorly defined existential threat, and government infighting! This […]
Sorry for the late post folks! We had an issue with our hosting service and our files size but we’ve dodged, ducked, dipped, dived, and dodged our way to getting this episode online and ready for you, our three fans! In this episode, CC and Peter dive back into one of their all time favorite […]
Episode Notes Due to CC's imminent death (mild cold) we're pushing back this episode to April 1st. Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more on the Scifi Sidebar website. Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
Episode Notes In this episode, CC and Peter revisit one of their favorite book trilogies! In Consuming Fire we delve into the politics of Cardenia's rule and her dealings with the Church. Support Scifi Sidebar by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/scifi-sidebar Find out more at https://scifi-sidebar.pinecast.co Check out our podcasting host, Pinecast. Start your own podcast for free, no credit card required, forever. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e44e04 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Scifi Sidebar.
In this episode CC and Peter go through an all-time classic, Rendezvous with Rama! This book has won numerous honors in the Scifi community and is one of the most famous examples of mid 20th century Scifi. This book follows a crew of adventurers as they intercept an object which has come from beyond the […]
In this episode, Peter and CC discuss a creepy, and utterly fascinating, book, Annihilation, book one of the Southern Reach Trilogy.
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Podcast Details

Started
Jan 12th, 2018
Latest Episode
Mar 4th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
47
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes

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