Best Sciencefiction podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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Science Fiction Theater presents the best of Scifi, horror,fantasy from early days radio. Each show will take you into the world of the unknown, a place that is as strange as the unknown can be, it is only limited by you imagination. Enter the fantasy world of Science Fiction.
 
They are obnoxious, they are absurd, they are irreverent, and they are - at times - shockingly insightful. If you are looking for something different in the TV & Film podcasting genre, something honest and with zero interest in pandering, then turn your ears to the Science Fiction Film Podcast. Subscribe and never miss a week of their profane ramblings.
 
Interviewing and Learning from Successful Authors
 
Author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Paul Krugman (#61), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Joyce Carol Oates (#202). The A.V. Club calls the show, "An informative and impressively in-depth podcast well worth checking out," and io9 lists it as one of "13 Smart Podcasts That Will Feed Your Hunger for Knowledge and Ideas." NPR's earbuds.fm lists the show as a re ...
 
A bi-weekly journey into the improbable. Original speculative fiction, sci-fi & fantasy stories for all Ages.
 
The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a serialized science-fiction story for kids (start with Episode 1), told in 15-20 minute episodes for parents to put on when driving around town, or to marathon on road trips, or to bond over before bed. The story centers on Finn Caspian, an 8-year-old boy aboard The Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. He and his friends Abigail, Elias and Vale are Explorers Troop 301, taking off from the Marlowe to explore uncharted planets, h ...
 
Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
Take a journey into contemporary science fiction with our interviews of today's bestselling and award-winning authors. In recent episodes, we've discussed the science behind The Martian with Andy Weir, reincarnation with Claire North (The First Fifteen Live of Harry August), classic short fiction with the legendary Robert Silverberg, nanotechnology with PJ Manney ((R)evolution), what keeps people motivated when the world is coming to an end with Ben H. Winters (The Last Policeman), the chall ...
 
Author and novelist David Wallace Fleming publishes original humor, science fiction and fantasy short stories. Subscribe for a variety of free, serialized audiobooks of short fiction. For more info on the author, visit http://davidwallacefleming.com
 
Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories originally published between 1931 and 1963, that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed. Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input.
 
A Steampunk Audio Drama: A laboratory accident sends Dr Sage and Professor Savant’s minds through space and time to reanimate dead bodies. Join them as they explore past, present and future.
 
Luke Burrage reads a science fiction novel and reviews it when he's done. Then he reads another.
 
Analysis of Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy and Comic Book Cinema
 
Ad Astral: podcasting short science fiction stories by DJ Burnham
 
Podcast by sillypunk
 
A biweekly podcast about the real science behind your favorite science fiction. Each episode, I discuss a topic or two in the scientific field, and then review how my favorite sci-fi portrays it. If you ever wanted to learn more about genetics, virtual reality, or space travel - this podcast is for you.
 
Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought and plants seeds that have led to advances in science. The genre can spark an interest in the science and is cited as the impetus for the career choice of many scientists. It is a playing field to explore social perspectives, predictions of the ...
 
A Podcast that Applies Literary Analysis to Classic Sci-Fi Shows & Movies
 
Providing Accessible Internet Resources around the globe.
 
A podcast in which social scientists, philosophers and researchers discuss the themes and works of science fiction.
 
Do you love Sci-Fi? We take a look at, about, around, and behind the scenes of all your favorite....uh...and not so favorite Sci-Fi movies, films, and TV shows.
 
Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought, and plants seeds that have led to advances in science. The genre can spark an interest in the science and is cited as the impetus for the career choice of many scientists. It is a playing field to explore social perspectives, predictions of th ...
 
Film chat with the Science Fiction Theatre gang.
 
Fridays at 9:00 PM EST, 8:00 PM CST, 7:00 PM MST, 6:00 PM PSTThis Podcast was created using www.talkshoe.com
 
Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories originally published between 1931 and 1963, that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed.Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input.
 
Podcast discussing women in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Hosted by Megan Leigh, Charlotte Bond, and Lucy Hounsom. New episodes every other Thursday.
 
Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically "think" rather than "shoot" their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author's imagination. The reader-selected stories ...
 
The only hour of radio that's neither an hour, nor on radio. These are Science fiction and fantasy stories from the intimidating collection of the Story Keeper. SILENCE! Each episode is written by a different author and performed in front of a live audience by members of the Collapsing Horse ensemble. Come in and wonder at the variety, the virtuosity, the vernacular, and the venereal. Welcome to the Collapsing Horse Science Fiction Radio Hour!Get us on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify or wherever y ...
 
Join the Discussing Who Crew as we investigate the world of science fiction. It’s all about clones, aliens, androids, and more! The possibilities are infinite, and YOU’RE invited. Hosted by Clarence Brown, Lee Shackleford, and Kyle Jones.
 
Join Sam, Alex & Chris as they rank every science fiction film EVER. Every week we add a film to the list, discussing the highs and lows before adding it to the ranking. a film a week until we run out of films. See the current list at sciencefictionratingsystem.com !
 
The Moon is Green, Bread Overhead and What's He Doing In There?! Three of the best known and loved Science Fiction short stories by the wonderful Fritz Lieber. Always tongue in cheek, and always with a funny twist, Leiber deftly shows how humans will adapt to or mess up the future. In ways that only humans can. - Summary by Phil Chenevert
 
Niteshift is broadcast once a week (12:00 AM - 3:00 AM) Monday Night/Tuesday Morning on Listener sponsored radio WBAI 99.5 FM and streaming on the web @ WBAI.org It is hosted by Producer/Engineer Mike Sargent and Co-hosted by Joe Mauceri* with Elaina Fulgham.
 
Future shock included some very original and sometimes disturbing contemporary Chinese Science Fiction from the award-winning author Chen Qiufan and translated by Ken Liu, the translator of The Three Body Problem (Hugo Award winner). You can see how Chinese younger generation imagine about the future, the technology and how they change the people physically and spiritually. To be continued...
 
Three Science Fiction stories by the great Gerald Vance: Monsoons of Death is a very nice blend of horror story and a study of true bravery on the planet Mars. A newly commissioned lieutenant finds out a lot about both! In Larson's Luck, Vance takes us on a light hearted jaun into hot shot space ship pilots, piracy and the good part of breaking the rules. The last story, Vital Ingredient, takes the listener far into the future when the sport of boxing still has two musceled opponents battlin ...
 
Welcome to the Backyard Space Opera Podcast, where we’re all about low budget science fiction, micro budget filmmaking, and independent science fiction and fantasy media creation. We live in a golden age where technology allows almost anyone to make and distribute high quality science fiction movies right in their own backyards. We’ll be discussing the trials and tribulations of micro budget filmmaking and how we can use classic techniques like stop animation and practical special effects in ...
 
a podcast review of classic and contemporary literature and movies in science fiction, fantasy and related genres
 
G.L.Vandenburg wrote quirky and funny Science Fiction stories for Amazing Science Fiction Stories, and similar magazines in the 1950's. These four are a selection that give a good taste of his offbeat approach, strange sense of humor and relaxed narrative style that brought joy and excitement to those of us who bought these magazines and saw his name on the cover. In the first, Martian V.F.W., some strange visitors join a parade; in the second, Jubilation, U.S.A, our first visitors from oute ...
 
Science Fiction and Politics, Courtney Brown, Emory University
 
Five early stories by one of my favorite SF writers, Mack Reynolds. Medal of Honor is an intriguing look into the mind of someone who is above the law; who cannot commit a crime. How will he act? especially if he is a self centered drunk? Potential Enemy is story about the sad state of human minds that are ruled by fear and paranoia. Happy Ending is an SF story about the far future when the last solar system wide dictator has been finally defeated and what will he do? What will he do? This i ...
 
The Prometheus Unbound Podcast is the audio counterpart of the Prometheus Unbound webzine, a libertarian review of speculative fiction and literature. It features news; commentary; interviews with your favorite authors, editors, and libertarian scholars; audio reviews; listener feedback; and special segments like Book of the Month, Today’s Tomorrows Writing Prompt, and Fiction Forecasts. Join us as we talk about books, movies, and television shows in the science fiction and fantasy genres.
 
Author and journalist Jon Cronshaw reviews short science fiction stories.
 
Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories ...
 
Analysis of Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy and Comic Book Cinema
 
Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories ...
 
Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought, and plants seeds that have led to advances in science. Many people chose to become scientists because science fiction sparked their interest. It is a playing field to explore social perspectives, predictions of the future, and engage in advent ...
 
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Luke and Juliane talk about a good book, but a book that wasn’t the book they wanted to read. Revenant Gun by Yoon Ha Lee. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: http://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: http://w ...…
 
Welcome back to SciFi Onscreen. This week I will be taking a look at a Korean zombie movie called Train to Busan. Please support SciFi Onscreen via Patreon (button on upper right of website), Paypal, by retweeting the show on Twitter or sharing via Facebook. Thank you! The post Episode 116 – Train to Busan (2016) appeared first on Sci Fi Onscre ...…
 
Welcome back to SciFi Onscreen. This week I will be taking a look at a Korean zombie movie called Train to Busan. Please support SciFi Onscreen via Patreon (button on upper right of website), Paypal, by retweeting the show on Twitter or sharing via Facebook. Thank you! The post Episode 116 – Train to Busan (2016) appeared first on Sci Fi Onscre ...…
 
To think we used to put young criminals in jail. I’m sorry. I don’t mean to eavesdrop. Or should I say eaveswatch? What is the comparable term for using one’s visual sense in a surreptitious fashion? Dining establishments are a superb venue for such observations. But it is true, no? What good could their example do if they were shut away from p ...…
 
For Inspector J.P. Dillal, the main protagonist in K. R. Richardson’s Blood Orbit (Pyr, 2018), the expression “I’ve got a lot on my mind” takes on new meaning when he allows his bosses to replace a good chunk of his brain with a mobile crime lab. What he gets in...
 
This episode features "The Anchorite Wakes" written by R.S.A. Garcia. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/garcia_08_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
In this week’s episode, BeeBop answers some listener questions and then continues the story where there are exactly zero surprises! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jok ...…
 
A down on their luck AI trainer struggles to make ends meet. One day, at the height of a medical crisis brought on by stresses imposed through the circumstances she finds herself in, help comes...
 
This week, Kevin J. Anderson joined us from a remote cabin in Colorado where he’s sequestered to do some work (and talk to us, naturally). The internet connection wasn’t the best for the first few minutes, and we had some lag, but things get steadier about ten minutes in. Kevin talked to us about his experience as a new professor directing the ...…
 
Luke reviews City by Clifford D Simak. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: http://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: http://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: http://twitter.com/lukeburrage Luke ...…
 
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Matthew and Dean tried something new this week and enjoyed it. Rather than asking listeners for just their thoughts on a film we asked them for questions relating to the film and we got some great questions. These questions lead to some fun conversation about violence against women in film, poor marketing in film, action and the role it will pl ...…
 
Space Seed: an episode that is not as good, and more problematic (#MeToo) than I remember it. Still a classic, but not a masterpiece. Excellent sci-fi elements: Most extreme and detailed “future history” Trek has ever attempted: Mid 1990s Eugenics Wars; a dictator from Northern India region (possibly a Sheikh), leading a band of genetic mutants ...…
 
Ben and Evan (with a slight cameo from Steve) discuss some of the movies this summer that we didn’t get a chance to do a road trip to: DC Animated’s DEATH OF SUPERMAN Disney/PIXAR’s INCREDIBLES 2 Netflix and Toho’s GODZILLA: CITY ON THE EDGE OF BATTLE DC’s TEEN TITANS GO! …
 
Ben and Evan (with a slight cameo from Steve) discuss some of the movies this summer that we didn’t get a chance to do a road trip to: DC Animated’s DEATH OF SUPERMAN Disney/PIXAR’s INCREDIBLES 2 Netflix and Toho’s GODZILLA: CITY ON THE EDGE OF BATTLE DC’s TEEN TITANS GO! …
 
Welcome back to another episode of SciFi Onscreen. This week I’ll do some short takes on trailers and films I’ve seen during the month of July 2018 that may or may not get covered in the podcast as full episodes. Please support SciFi Onscreen via Patreon (button on upper right of website), Paypal, by retweeting the show on Twitter or sharing vi ...…
 
Welcome back to another episode of SciFi Onscreen. This week I’ll do some short takes on trailers and films I’ve seen during the month of July 2018 that may or may not get covered in the podcast as full episodes. Please support SciFi Onscreen via Patreon (button on upper right of website), Paypal, by retweeting the show on Twitter or sharing vi ...…
 
Luke has read the last book in the Riddle-Master series, Harpist in the Wind by Patrica A McKillip, and sums up his thoughts on the whole trilogy. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: http://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com ...…
 
Social inequality and the unequal distribution of wealth is more prevalent than ever and it's a subject that sits at the heart of Dr Vic James' fantasy trilogy. We talk to her about power plays and politics, female ambition, naughty aristocrats, class division, reclaiming the bitch and our fascination with family drama.Full episode notes are av ...…
 
The creatures come out at night, while we’re asleep. My husband says they are harmless. “Probably mice,” he says. “They’re not harmless,” I tell him. “They are very much not harmless,” I say. “They’re gathering information on us. They’re looking through our things, examining our lives, deciding if we are good or if we are not.” “That’s ridiculo ...…
 
In the kickoff to our latest mini-series, BeeBop must confront the bot in the mirror! BeeBop tries to out-BeeBop all of the other BeeBops, with mixed results. Thanks to Zachary for the new theme song! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, ...…
 
This week, Lindsay, Jo, and Jeff geared the show toward newer authors getting ready to publish their first books or with a few titles out. They answered some questions and tried to offer advice based on what’s working for folks getting started now. Here are some of the specifics that were touched on: More options for photoshop fantasy and scien ...…
 
“Lacey captures with eerie precision the strangeness of being a person in the world, living alongside other human beings with unknowable thoughts and feelings . . . Reading Lacey’s fiction feels like walking through a dark apartment in someone’s mind, full of winding hallways and unmarked doors. You never know quite where you are or where you’l ...…
 
What can we learn from early science fiction about the ocean? What technology was inspired from this ocean speculation? This episode I want to take you on a journey through centuries of science fiction about the ocean. A journey, you may say 20,000 leagues under the sea, from mythic sunken cities like Atlantis to real companies mining resources ...…
 
Luke appeared on the SFFaudio Podcast to talk to Jesse, Paul, Evan and Marissa about The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K Le Guin Check out the show notes: https://www.sffaudio.com/the-sffaudio-podcast-484-the-lathe-of-heaven-by-ursula-k-le-guin/
 
Juliane and I guested on Jenny’s Reading Envy podcast: http://readingenvy.blogspot.com/2018/07/reading-envy-podcast-125-strong-tea-and.html “Luke and Juliane are back to chat books, comedy, and library apps. Everyone shares what they’ve been up to this summer, and we start accidentally sportscasting, and have to refocus on books. But we get the ...…
 
We aren't sure what your mother sucks in Hell, or if she is in Hell, or if Hell even exists, but we are confident that if you allow your mind to stray into the possibilities of what the Exorcist asks you to ponder, this movie will scare and disturb you. Join us - where angels fear to tread. Subscribe Android Google Play iTunes *RSS Address: htt ...…
 
This week Chris hosts as we take a look at Robert Zemeckis' Contact, a very long film with some interesting ideas, good acting and Science. There's even a quiz! Next week its 1984's Dreamscape, watch a trailer here! See the list at sciencefictionratingsystem.com! Like us on Facebook facebook.com/sfratingsystem ! Follow us on twitter @sfratingsy ...…
 
Today we’re providing a sneak peek at the first episode of a new partner show here at Gen-Z, The Earth Rangers Podcast! Earth Rangers are an awesome organization, and this is a really great show that I think Finn fans will dig. You can find more at the Earth Rangers Podcast site, or you can look it up in this very app! Enjoy!…
 
Welcome back to SciFi Onscreen. This week I will be taking a look at Paul W.S. Anderson’s haunted house in space flick, Event Horizon. Please support SciFi Onscreen via Patreon (button on upper right of website), Paypal, by retweeting the show on Twitter or sharing via Facebook. Thank you! The post Episode 114 – Event Horizon (1997) appeared fi ...…
 
Welcome back to SciFi Onscreen. This week I will be taking a look at Paul W.S. Anderson’s haunted house in space flick, Event Horizon. Please support SciFi Onscreen via Patreon (button on upper right of website), Paypal, by retweeting the show on Twitter or sharing via Facebook. Thank you! The post Episode 114 – Event Horizon (1997) appeared fi ...…
 
Don’t sell her. The thought rises like a tide in the back of Jeri’s mind, where she’s spent three Nikutan launch cycles struggling to contain it. It leaves her breathless, drowning in guilt, and trying to hide it from the krosuta-whitened stare of the Henza abbess. This is Cleo, not a load of ore. This will break her. And how could it not break ...…
 
The “artificial” in artificial intelligence is easy to understand. But the meaning of “intelligence” is harder to define. How smart can an A.I. get? Can it teach itself, change its programming, become independent? Can it outfox its human inventors, be guided by self-interest, have feelings? While companies like Google and...…
 
This episode features "The Veilonaut's Dream" written by Henry Szabranski. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/szabranski_08_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Hey hey! BeeBop is back! And he’s ready to introduce the new season of BeeBop Tales, plus introduce a new theme song for his show. But, what is this about being a ghost? Who knows?! But we’ll see you next week! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, ...…
 
In a desperate attempt to save Ceres Johnson admits to Janva that he is the transmuted Triffel leader Amos and proposes an alliance. Janva realizes the situation is beyond her abilities to change and sends...
 
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