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Your podcast for science fiction and fantasy literature. Join us as we read and discuss new and old works of speculative fiction.

Latest Episodes

Ep039 – Servant of the Underworld

EServant of the Underworld by Aliette de Bodard Servant of the underworld is a mystery set in the capital city of the Aztecs, where the magic of the Aztecs is real and the gods play an active role in the lives of mortals. A high ranking priestess has gone missing, and Acatl, the High Priest … Continue reading Ep039 – Servant of the Underworld →

41 MIN1 w ago
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Ep039 – Servant of the Underworld

Ep038 Even the Queen and Cibola by Connie Willis

EConnie Willis Connie Willis, winner of the Science Fiction Writers of America Grand Master award in 2011, is a legend. Willis is a prolific writer and a common nominee and winner of awards, including eleven Hugo awards and seven Nebula awards won. In this episode Leave It To The Pros focuses on two highly acclaimed … Continue reading Ep038 Even the Queen and Cibola by Connie Willis →

39 MIN3 w ago
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Ep038 Even the Queen and Cibola by Connie Willis

Ep037 Three Body Problem

EThe Three Body Problem by Liu Cixin How will humanity make first contact? In The Three Body problem by Liu Cixin first contact is made during China’s Cultural Revolution and sparks an international debate over the future of humanity. Meanwhile an intellectual video game is going viral around the world, asking the players to solve … Continue reading Ep037 Three Body Problem →

38 MINAPR 27
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Ep037 Three Body Problem

Ep036 Asymmetrical Warfare

EAsymmetrical Warfare by S.R. Algernon A first contact, alien-invasion flash fiction story, Asymmetrical Warfare is part horror part game work that conveys the fast difference, and unknown of what alien life may be. Isaac and Reid jump in to discuss the horror beat of this story and compare the similarity between horror and comedy beats. … Continue reading Ep036 Asymmetrical Warfare →

30 MINAPR 13
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Ep036 Asymmetrical Warfare

Ep035 Tiger’s Daughter

EThe Tiger’s Daughter by K Arsenault Rivera Rivera’s love story is told in an epic letter from one lover to another, a bold framing device that allows the reader to get into the logic, feelings, and actions of the main character. Isaac and Reid discuss the pros and cons of a story told from one … Continue reading Ep035 Tiger’s Daughter →

30 MINMAR 30
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Ep035 Tiger’s Daughter

Ep034 Black Tides of Heaven

EThe Black Tides of Heaven by JY Yang Magic, machines, and two twins trying to understand their place in the world. The Black Tides of Heaven by JY Yang is a modern story that feels like an old myth. Set in the Tensorate world, where a magic of slackcraft taps into the energy that surrounds … Continue reading Ep034 Black Tides of Heaven →

32 MINMAR 16
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Ep034 Black Tides of Heaven

Ep033 Repent Harlequin Said the Tick Tock Man

ERepent Harlequin Said the Ticktockman by Harlan Ellison Winner of the first ever Nebula Award for a Short Story, Repent Harlequin Said the Ticktockman is the story of the titular Harlequin as he wreaks havoc on the schedule-obsessed future world dictated by the Ticktockman. In this future world, time is a currency, and if you … Continue reading Ep033 Repent Harlequin Said the Tick Tock Man →

32 MINMAR 2
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Ep033 Repent Harlequin Said the Tick Tock Man

Ep032 Lord Moon

ELord Moon by Jane Beauclerk The 1965 Nebula nominee for best short story, Lord Moon, is a story of the titular character’s search for a wife, though this story is not a straight forward as it might appear. The nefarious Swimmer, the diverse Stars, and of course the crews of the ships that allow for … Continue reading Ep032 Lord Moon →

25 MINFEB 17
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Ep032 Lord Moon

Ep031 The Paper Menagerie

EThe Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu What makes an award winning short story? Ken Liu’s short story is the first work to win the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy award. This story is phenominal and Reid and Isaac cannot recommend it enough. If you have not read it, please do to before listening to this … Continue reading Ep031 The Paper Menagerie →

30 MINFEB 3
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Ep031 The Paper Menagerie

Ep030 With Morning Comes Mistfall

EWith Morning Comes Mistfall by George RR Martin A story of loss on a planetary scale. George RR Martin balances planetary scales with personal feelings in this story of heartbreak, set against a planet with tides of mist. Leave It To The Prose looks at George RR Martin’s 1973 short story, a story that stands … Continue reading Ep030 With Morning Comes Mistfall →

36 MINJAN 20
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Ep030 With Morning Comes Mistfall

Latest Episodes

Ep039 – Servant of the Underworld

EServant of the Underworld by Aliette de Bodard Servant of the underworld is a mystery set in the capital city of the Aztecs, where the magic of the Aztecs is real and the gods play an active role in the lives of mortals. A high ranking priestess has gone missing, and Acatl, the High Priest … Continue reading Ep039 – Servant of the Underworld →

41 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep039 – Servant of the Underworld

Ep038 Even the Queen and Cibola by Connie Willis

EConnie Willis Connie Willis, winner of the Science Fiction Writers of America Grand Master award in 2011, is a legend. Willis is a prolific writer and a common nominee and winner of awards, including eleven Hugo awards and seven Nebula awards won. In this episode Leave It To The Pros focuses on two highly acclaimed … Continue reading Ep038 Even the Queen and Cibola by Connie Willis →

39 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Ep038 Even the Queen and Cibola by Connie Willis

Ep037 Three Body Problem

EThe Three Body Problem by Liu Cixin How will humanity make first contact? In The Three Body problem by Liu Cixin first contact is made during China’s Cultural Revolution and sparks an international debate over the future of humanity. Meanwhile an intellectual video game is going viral around the world, asking the players to solve … Continue reading Ep037 Three Body Problem →

38 MINAPR 27
Comments
Ep037 Three Body Problem

Ep036 Asymmetrical Warfare

EAsymmetrical Warfare by S.R. Algernon A first contact, alien-invasion flash fiction story, Asymmetrical Warfare is part horror part game work that conveys the fast difference, and unknown of what alien life may be. Isaac and Reid jump in to discuss the horror beat of this story and compare the similarity between horror and comedy beats. … Continue reading Ep036 Asymmetrical Warfare →

30 MINAPR 13
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Ep036 Asymmetrical Warfare

Ep035 Tiger’s Daughter

EThe Tiger’s Daughter by K Arsenault Rivera Rivera’s love story is told in an epic letter from one lover to another, a bold framing device that allows the reader to get into the logic, feelings, and actions of the main character. Isaac and Reid discuss the pros and cons of a story told from one … Continue reading Ep035 Tiger’s Daughter →

30 MINMAR 30
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Ep035 Tiger’s Daughter

Ep034 Black Tides of Heaven

EThe Black Tides of Heaven by JY Yang Magic, machines, and two twins trying to understand their place in the world. The Black Tides of Heaven by JY Yang is a modern story that feels like an old myth. Set in the Tensorate world, where a magic of slackcraft taps into the energy that surrounds … Continue reading Ep034 Black Tides of Heaven →

32 MINMAR 16
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Ep034 Black Tides of Heaven

Ep033 Repent Harlequin Said the Tick Tock Man

ERepent Harlequin Said the Ticktockman by Harlan Ellison Winner of the first ever Nebula Award for a Short Story, Repent Harlequin Said the Ticktockman is the story of the titular Harlequin as he wreaks havoc on the schedule-obsessed future world dictated by the Ticktockman. In this future world, time is a currency, and if you … Continue reading Ep033 Repent Harlequin Said the Tick Tock Man →

32 MINMAR 2
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Ep033 Repent Harlequin Said the Tick Tock Man

Ep032 Lord Moon

ELord Moon by Jane Beauclerk The 1965 Nebula nominee for best short story, Lord Moon, is a story of the titular character’s search for a wife, though this story is not a straight forward as it might appear. The nefarious Swimmer, the diverse Stars, and of course the crews of the ships that allow for … Continue reading Ep032 Lord Moon →

25 MINFEB 17
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Ep032 Lord Moon

Ep031 The Paper Menagerie

EThe Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu What makes an award winning short story? Ken Liu’s short story is the first work to win the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy award. This story is phenominal and Reid and Isaac cannot recommend it enough. If you have not read it, please do to before listening to this … Continue reading Ep031 The Paper Menagerie →

30 MINFEB 3
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Ep031 The Paper Menagerie

Ep030 With Morning Comes Mistfall

EWith Morning Comes Mistfall by George RR Martin A story of loss on a planetary scale. George RR Martin balances planetary scales with personal feelings in this story of heartbreak, set against a planet with tides of mist. Leave It To The Prose looks at George RR Martin’s 1973 short story, a story that stands … Continue reading Ep030 With Morning Comes Mistfall →

36 MINJAN 20
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Ep030 With Morning Comes Mistfall
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