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SFBRP #318 – Nnedi Okorafor – The Book of Phoenix

SFBRP #318 - Nnedi Okorafor - The Book of Phoenix

Luke reviews The Book of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor.

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SFBRP #317 – Marvel Cinematic Universe – Phase 2

SFBRP #317 - 0 - Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 2

Luke and Juliane talk about all the movies and TV shows in Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant Man, Daredevil seasons 1 & 2, Jessica Jones season 1, Luke Cage season 1, Agents of Shield seasons 1 & 2.

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SFBRP #316 – Marvel Cinematic Universe – Phase 1

SFBRP #316 - Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1

Luke and Juliane talk about all the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 1, including Captain America, Iron Man 1, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Incredible Hulk and The Avengers.

Here is the MCU viewing order spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Xfe–9Wshbb3ru0JplA2PnEwN7mVawazKmhWJjr_wKs/edit#gid=0

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SFBRP #315 – Yevgeny Zamyatin – We

SFBRP #315 - Yevgeny Zamyatin - We

Luke reviews We by Yevgeny Zamyatin.

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SFBRP #314 – Nnedi Okorafor – Who Fears Death

SFBRP #314 - Nnedi Okorafor - Who Fears Death

Luke reviews Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor.

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Bonus audio: SFFaudio Podcast #392 with Jesse, Luke and Juliane

The SFFaudio Podcast #392 – Jesse, Luke Burrage, and Juliane Kunzendorf talk about recent listens, new audiobooks, and comics.

Talked about on today’s show:
what we’ve been listening to lately, a long time, mostly SFFaudio has been a Philip K. Dick podcast lately, fun, picking and choosing, the Philip K. Dick Rhetorizer, motifs and phrases, writerly tics, a TV Tropes for Philip K. Dick, the Wub, Nick And The Glimmung, Galactic Pot Healer, its like telepathy, how many of the short stories, Second Variety (Screamers), kind of monster(y), Jon’s World, Screamers: The Hunting, a break from Philip K. Dick, will we have a PKD wrap up show?, the Best of Philip K. Dick, listen to all of them?, good fun, Hugula Award winners (winners of both Hugos and Nebulas), Alastair Reynolds, The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis, The Writing On The Wall: Social Media – The First 2,000 Years by Tom Standage, graffiti, slaves copying newsletters, an absence of copyright, the 17th century, The Economist, how technology and history intersect, A History Of The World In Six Glasses, The Victorian Internet, full of enlightening history, when the post is delivered 25 times a day, non-fiction, Jared Diamond, educational = entertaining, Simon Vance, We by Yevgeny Zamyatin, Nineteen-Eighty Four, Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Revisted, early versions, Eric S. Rabkin, Jenny Colvin, what it’s like to live in a world without privacy, scheduled sex, 2011, quitting or pausing an audible.com account, always be listening, listening at the gym, get short books, how many Jesses is that?, The Martian Chronicles, reading contest, how many centimeters of books have you read, reading comics, finishing good books feels awesome, listen in the shower, podcasts are better at the gym (or places of higher distraction), reading by language, reading in translation, short and interesting is hard, Pandora’s Star, Otherland, phone in the toilet, plopped, the waterpoof iPhone 7, the Sony ICF-CS15iPN Personal Audio System (“DREAM MACHINE”) (does not work with iPhone 6 or iPhone 7), Jesse is well groomed, it’s time to shave, doing housework, the TVs in a gym, imaging your own dialogue and soundtrack, Pavane by Keith Roberts, Jenny’s Reading Envy podcast, Redemption Ark, an anthropomorphic kangaroo, East German assimilation into West Germany, The Kangaroo Chronicles by Marc-Uwe Kling, before bed laughter, ending the day in a good mood, audio drama before sleep, audio drama is television (or movies) without a picture, The Monster Hunters, werewolves and Draculas, movie associations, dense with material, Die Drei Fragezeichen (the three question marks) aka The Three Investigators, Alfred Hitchcock, set in California but done in German, the Perry Rhodan of audio drama, John Sinclair, Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor, “structural” storytelling, The Most Powerful Idea In The World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention by William Rosen, steam engines, patents, The Third Horseman: Climate Change And The Great Famine Of The 14th Century, name and place-name pronunciation, 14th century weather, how hungry were the people?, Ireland, eating what’s left in your ancestors skulls, a record of the famine, volcanic eruptions, 1816 (the year without a summer), Switzerland, Krakatoa, pendulum oscillation, unseasonably awesome summers for 400 years, Greenland, Mount Tambora, Updraft by Fran Wilde, A Deepness In The Sky by Vernor Vinge, The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell, Kill Or Be Killed by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, Criminal, Fatale, period crime, superheroey or supervilliany, real demon vs. brain tumor demon, Westworld, Hard Case Crime comics (Titan Comics), Peepland and Tirggerman, Christa Faust, MMA or UFC, the Snakes On A Plane novelization, Money Shot, the print death spiral, the difference between graphic novels and comics, floppies, “trades” = “trade paperbacks”, Saga by Brian K. Vaughn, IDW, Archangel by William Gibson, time travel to WWII into a copy of our universe, why the half-naked woman on the cover?, naked people (not men), women in comics have massive boobs, the medium of comics developed out of the turn of the 19th and 20th century “physical culture” movement, in Saga you never think it’s too much, sex, an orgy planet, Hard Case Crime covers have women as part of the iconography, owning slaves as titillation?, Cinema Purgatorio, Alan Moore, Garth Ennis, Max Brooks, very meta, the history of cinema, through the lens of the Marx Brothers, Code Pru, World War Z, A More Perfect Union, the Kickstarter for Cinema Purgatorio, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage, Aftershock Comics, Dreaming Eagles, Stephen Spielberg’s Red Tails, Simon Coleby, Francesco Francavilla, WWII, war comics, Eric S. Rabkin, Battlefields: The Night Witches, we need a Nacht Hexen movie!, Harry Turtledove, SPQR by John Maddox Roberts, historical criminal fiction, Elizabeth Peters’ Amelia Peabody series, Scooby Doo, The Mummy and Indiana Jones mixed together, books people would like to see Luke review, Alastair Reynold’s Revenger, rant episodes, nightmare licensing, 10 books for £1 million (in 10 years), do we prefer early books or later books by authors?, Century Rain, Robert J. Sawyer, Golden Fleece, remember enjoying Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven books, setting aside sexist and racist material, Jesse defends Larry Niven, Iain M. Banks, Hominids, reading for ideas, Replay by Ken Grimwood, The First Fifteen Lives Of Harry August, Minding Tomorrow by Luke Burrage, recommended many times.

SFBRP #313 – N K Jemisin – The Broken Earth #2 – The Obelisk Gate

SFBRP #313 - N K Jemisin - The Broken Earth #2 - The Obelisk Gate

Luke reviews the second book in the Broken Earth trilogy, The Obelisk Gate by N K Jemisin.

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Reading Envy 069: Evil Librarian SFBRP Crossover Episode

Luke and Juliane drop by the Reading Envy pub with Icelandic air still in their lungs. Close to the end, you will discover why Jenny might not be saying much. We talk sports, science fiction, art, and even one from the Man Booker Prize shortlist.

Digging Up Mother: A Love Story by Doug Stanhope
The Dying Earth by Jack Vance
Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson
The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time by Steve Flink
Just Kids by Patti Smith

SFBRP #312 – Keith Roberts – Pavane

SFBRP #312 - Keith Roberts - Pavane

Juliane didn’t get it, so Luke explains the plot and the concept of Pavane by Keith Roberts.

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SFBRP #311 – N K Jemisin – The Broken Earth #1 – The Fifth Season

SFBRP #311 - N K Jemisin - The Broken Earth #1 - The Fifth Season

Luke reviews The Broken Earth #1 – The Fifth Season by N K Jemisin.

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