A reading from Paolo Bacigalupi’s upcoming novel The Drowned Cities. Find out more about Paolo at his website [ Text Corrected on 12/7/2011] [Audio patched on 12/8/2011]
2011 Compton Crook Award Winner James Knapp reads from his awesome debut novel State of Decay. More show notes after our air conditioner gets fixed.
Lazy show notes. This episode is so late I just want to get it online. Pip’s website. Her books on Amazon.com. PROMO: The Last Guardians PROMO: The Shrinking Man Project MUSIC: Booty Voodoo by Lee Coulter
Here are the nominees for 2011. As soon as we know about more places to read & listen to them we will add links. For now enjoy and help us send congratulations to our friends Connie Willis, James Patrick Kelly, Rachel Swirsky, Howard Taylor, Mike Resnick, Phil & Kaja Folio, Stephen Moffet, & Starship Sofa [...]
Greetings Listeners, This week we have another great Punkie intro as we bring you a blast from the past. This is our 2009 interview with author Mark Van Name. Mark is the author of a whole bunch of books, including my favorite, One Jump Ahead. Mark was the 2008 Compton Crook Award winner and spoke [...]
Punkie is back to intro this episode in which Paul interviews the award dominator himself, Paolo Bacigalupi. Paolo has won just about every award SF&F has to offer and the one’s he didn’t win he’s making room for on his bookshelf. Among these awards is BSFS’s own Compton Crook award which he won for The [...]
Howard Tayler (bio) is the creative genius behind the decade long web comic Schlock Mercenary. We talk about Baltimore, writing and doing comics full time, and much much more. Howard has some amazingly good advice for people looking to make money from their creative endeavors on the Internet. Available from Amazon: Schlock Mercenary: The Tub [...]
Dr. Tom Holtz Jr. is the Senior Lecturer in the Dept. of Geology at University of Maryland College Park. He is also one of, if not the, world’s foremost authority on the T-Rex. And we talk all things dinosaurs. Dr. Holtz is an engaging speaker and one of the best science communicators out there today. [...]
Friend of the show, Lawrence M. Schoen and I sat down at Balticon to talk about his Hugo Award nomination, traveling, how exercise effects writing, and much much more.
Hugo award nominee and friend of the show, Lawrence M. Schoen reads Sweet Potato Pie from his upcoming collection of short stories. Lawrence is nominated for the 2010 Hugo Award for his short story The Moment. His new collection will be launching at Balticon 44.
This is our second interview with Gene Wolfe and I think the best interview we’ve ever published. This is due in large part to Jim Van Verth. When we published our first interview with Gene we received the normal amount of downloads in the first few weeks that I was used to. Then something amazing [...]
A day in the life of a sought-after commercial artist. It’s almost impossible to walk through a book store, game store, or computer game store without seeing cover art from Kurt Miller. Join us as we discuss how computers have effected the life of this amazingly prolific artist. Guest hosted and mastered by John Taylor [...]
Scott Sigler’s Special Guest of Honor speech, The Changing Face of Content Delivery. As recorded at Balticon 43.
Guest of Honor Charles Stross talks about writing and his books. This is one of the more out there interviews as Charlie outpaces this poor interviewer mentally and verbally. The man has a keen whit. The good news for you, is you can sample this Brit’s work in audio form through the first and only [...]
Audio posted by Chooch Schubert for his Random Acts of Chooch Podcast. Quoting the original show notes: This is the audio from a panel I spoke on at Balticon 43 over Memorial Day weekend. A special thanks to my fellow panelists: Thomas ‘Cmdln’ Gideon, Dan the Fan. The version I am posting is not edited [...]