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Wolf 359
Monthly
 
A bi-monthly radio show about the advantages of floating, tiny and alone, in the middle of nowhere.
 
Do you have visions of fantasy world’s dancing through your head? Are you a gamemaster that wants to tell stories in your world? Are you a fiction writer who wants you next setting to be your best? Do you want to understand how fantasy worlds are made? Then this is the podcast for you. You are hereby invited! To join me on an epic adventure to explore topics on my worldbuilding podcast. Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday at midnight Eastern standard time. These shows will be specific topic abou ...
 
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Girl In Space
Rare
 
Nothing fancy here -- just the simple audio diary of a girl in space. Also, there’s this weird and potentially ominous light in the distance that seems to be growing steadily closer. Listen twice a month for science, guns, trust, anti-matter, truth, beauty, inner turmoil, and delicious cheeses. It’s all here. In space.
 
This is an anthology science-fiction audio drama. We spend hours developing and editing each episode for a rich and polished radio experience. A sentient ship stolen in the night! A private eye chases corruption on the moon! An interview with a man from the afterlife! Anything you can imagine is on stage at The Theatre of Tomorrow. Full seasons, and stand alone episodes with more coming every month!
 
Constellary Tales is a speculative fiction (SF -- science fiction and fantasy) magazine and podcast. The podcast examines SF storytelling on the page and screen and addresses (not too seriously) how SF intersects culture and society. Selected episodes feature interviews with writers and others in the SF world as well as narrated stories from Constellary Tales magazine.
 
Therapy for the strange and unusual.
 
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Jarnsaxa Rising
Monthly+
 
In 2094, one corporation wins the battle for energy supremacy, but human costs cause global instability. When an abandoned wind farm in the Baltic shows inexplicable energy surges, two explorers find it has become sentient, and hungry. Using human pawns, Norse deities avenge ancient grudges, in this ten-part audio drama. Copyright 2015 6630 Productions.
 
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600 Second Saga
Weekly
 
Escape the world every week – listen now for 10 minutes of sci-fi and fantasy. Every kind of science fiction and fantasy from epic fantasy, space opera, hilarious aliens, surreal moments, time travel romances, political espionage, and so much more! Flash fiction that fits your life and lets you explore a new world weekly. Find more on 600secondsaga.com
 
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SFF Yeah!
Monthly+
 
SFF Yeah! is a biweekly show dedicated to the latest happenings and our favorite recommendations from the worlds of science fiction and fantasy.
 
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Sci Fi Fidelity
Monthly
 
Mike and Dave turn up the volume on sci fi, fantasy, comics, and horror-themed television shows that deserve your attention and share monthly interviews from those behind all of your favorite series.
 
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Fan Effect
Weekly
 
Beyond Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Tech, Fan Effect are connoisseurs of categories surpassing the nerdy. Brilliant opinions and commentary on all things ‘geek’, but surprising knowledge and witty arguments over pop culture, Star Trek, MARVEL vs DC, and a wide range of TV shows. Andy Farnsworth, Adam Thomas and Tysen Webb live in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.
 
Luciano Cheng and Gabriele Cheng, two lifelong fans of Futurama, give a heartfelt and comedic fan's review of one episode a week. Check out our website at almpod.com Reach out to us on twitter @almpod
 
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Feelin' Film
Weekly+
 
In a time when film criticism is as provocative as ever, Feelin' Film ventures to change the discussion from what we hate about a film to what we love about it. We judge more on emotional experience than technical merit. Every movie makes us feel something.
 
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Spoil Your Reign
Monthly
 
A seasonal podcast looking at cultural moments and their legacies.
 
The Official Site
 
A fortnightly podcast of irreverently informative and informatively irreverent discussions on the ins & outs of everyone's favourite British sci-fi show that isn't Blake's 7.
 
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Horror Pod Class
Weekly
 
This is the podcast where two high school teachers talk about the horror genre. What works, what doesn't, and where it fits in with our current culture. Like any good class, you will get a little news, a little advice, a bit of learning, and hopefully a whole lot of fun.
 
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Nameless Cults
Monthly
 
A podcast about horror movies, weird fiction, and the dark bowers of man's domain.
 
With every new issue, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine shares one piece of short fiction in podcast form. Enjoy these audio treats from our pages!
 
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Counter Worlds
Monthly
 
Welcome to Counter Worlds! An ad-free podcast that brings you episodic adventures found throughout the multiverse!
 
Every week on Nerd Rage! The Great Debates, your moderator, Marc Abrigo, challenges the funniest stand-up comics, podcasters, and even pro-wrestlers to take sides and square off to settle some of geekdom’s hottest (and often times, weirdest) debates: how many muscle cars does Vin Diesel need to beat Captain America? Is Steven Universe a better frontman than Super Mario? And just what the hell will a lightsaber accomplish in the world of the Matrix? All will be settled -- are you ready to rage?
 
A monthly book club hosted by three folks with very different reading tastes. There will be fights. There will be laughs. There will be the inevitable bolstering of intellectual prowess. In the end, we all learn a little more about what makes each of us readers. Reading List and Forums: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/153132-bibliomancy-for-beginners
 
Loose Canon answers all the questions you didn't know you had about how the Star Wars universe works. If you're a Star War fan that could argue into the wee hours about what having a balanced Force means or a new comer to the universe who'd rather listen to us at a more reasonable time, our podcast is for you.
 
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Oz 9
Monthly+
 
Spring 2142 and Gated Galaxies has launched its 400 Oz-8000 ships, each carrying 50,000 "sleeping guests" to, hopefully, a new home on a shiny, brand-new planet. As soon as they find one. IF they find one. This is the story of one of those ships – the Oz 9 – and its tiny crew of hopeless incompetents. So far, they've been in space half an hour and several hundred people are dead. So... bright future, clearly.
 
Popcorn Talk Network, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “The Unproduced Table Read”, the in-depth discussion shows for the best unproduced scripts. Hosts Jeff Graham and a few other select hosts read the some of the best unproduced scripts. They also interview writers and producers about their scripts.
 
Are you interested in the interesting world of Scientology? The Indie Scientology Podcast has guest interviews, Scientology wins, conspiracies, and much much more. Hosted by Andy Nolch. Available on most podcast apps & Youtube: www.youtube.com/andynolch Send in your Scientology wins! Contact email: andynolch@hotmail.com
 
Jon Cronshaw shares the ups and downs of his life as a visually impaired science fiction and fantasy author. The British journalist turned independent author released his debut novel Wizard of the Wasteland in June 2017. Subscribe today and start following Jon’s author journey. Visit: http://joncronshaw.com for all the latest news and discover how you can claim your free novella, Addict of the Wasteland.
 
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Ink to Film
Weekly
 
Ink to Film is a show for readers and film aficionados alike. We read and discuss a novel in a granular way, then move to the film adaptation and talk about all the ways it relates to the book, and how it stands on its own. Hosts Luke and James have studied writing and film respectively, and bring an insider's insight into the show. Whether merely curious about the source material or an avid fan, Ink to Film should appeal to you!
 
Congratulations! You’re officially a human! Welcome to Earth. Explore tropical beaches, your rigid alien limbs, and the twists and turns of the human psyche that refuse to let you sleep. Jisko Archival Records is a story about identity, companionship, purpose, and warm crusty donuts. New episodes every other Tuesday.
 
Congratulations! You’re officially a human! Welcome to Earth. Explore tropical beaches, your rigid alien limbs, and the twists and turns of the human psyche that refuse to let you sleep. Jisko Archival Records is a story about identity, companionship, purpose, and warm crusty donuts. New episodes every other Tuesday.
 
Join Wa and Foot on their quest to read through all 124 Philip K. Dick short stories. Tangents, foul language, and overly personal anecdotes are expected.
 
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Jon completed his second draft of The Chariot. Get the show a day early, plus regular short stories and early access to releases by joining Jon on Patreon. Visit: patreon.com/joncronshawauthor to get instant access for as a little as $1 a month. Email your questions to Jon (at) joncronshaw (dot) com or to @jlcronshaw on Twitter. Check out Jon’s ...…
 
In this episode, Andy Farnsworth talks with FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention founder Dan Farr ahead of FanX Spring 2019. Highlights include: New guest announcements The process Dan & his team go through to choose & invite guests FanX & Salt Lake's reputation among Hollywood folks and how it's evolved over the years Dan's favorite behind-the-scen ...…
 
In this week's episode of FF+, Aaron reviews an animated trilogy finale, we discuss all 15 Oscar-nominated short films, and then we give our 2019 Oscar Predictions with confidence points. There is also a giveaway included in this episode so tune in to find out how you can win a Blu-ray copy of the outstanding film Burning. New For You (How To T ...…
 
Andy Farnsworth is joined for this episode by Geektyrant and Nerdist writer Kristian Odland to talk the new James Cameron visual epic "Alita: Battle Angel." Both agree that Cameron & Robert Rodriguez tried to cram too much story into 2 hours of movie and it left them split between feeling excited at what they saw... but also frustrated at what ...…
 
Named one of the year’s best films by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Roger Ebert, Jesus’ Son by Alison Maclean tackles the surreal, disjointed narrative first created by author Denis Johnson. F**khead, played admirably by Billy Crudup, meets a woman named Michelle (played by Samantha Morton) and their romance is as kinetic and excit ...…
 
Karen Heslop writes from Kingston, Jamaica. Her stories can be found Broadswords and Blasters, The Future Fire and Apparition Lit Mag among others. She tweets @kheslopwrites. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a Patron! Follow me on Facebook Follow me on Twitter…
 
Mary Freeman(Auditor)-The Indie Scientology Podcast#30 Interview with top auditor and long time Scientologist Mary Freeman. She was on the Apollo ship, she was there during the government takeover, she has integrity and she's been trained by top indies. Link to her website(might not work due to OSA attacks): http://planetfreeman.us http://highi ...…
 
On this week’s Horror Podclass we are doing a deep dive into the brand new Blue-Ray release of the 2018 movie Overlord. This movie has everything: Nazis, zombies, motorcycles with sidecars, explosions, and jumping out of airplanes. It just doesn't really have much to say about the horrors of war or the nature of evil... but hey, that's OK. It i ...…
 
In Rammel Chan’s “Tourists,” we meet some unusual travelers who follow strict rules. We learn, along with our protagonist, the risks and rewards of this nomadic lifestyle…. Please enjoy this story, from our March/April issue, written and read by Rammel Chan.
 
Let's talk about everyone's favorite mucousy, non-expressive pig lizards. Send us your convention tips! Nick is attending Star Wars Celebration in Chicago in 2019, and we're looking for your tips for surviving his first convention. Send your audio or text to info@starwarsloosecanon.com and we'll air the best ones right before SWCC in April 2019 ...…
 
Well, what are you supposed to do when the whole universe is about to end? Listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 6 Episode 5: The Beast with a Billion Backs Part 1. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod. Check out our website at almpod.com. *NEW* We've started a youtube channel and posted our first video! Check it out here: https://www.yout ...…
 
Dr. Bright has a session with a patient feeling a little...grey. Written by Aron Brown. Performed by Julia Morizawa & Aron Brown.
 
Get your weeb hats on for this episode, 'cause it's the battle of anime's biggest and most long-standing series -- "One Piece" versus "Dragonball!" Will "One Piece" make Goku and company walk the plank, or will Luffy stand in awe of "Dragonball's" 9000+ power level? Whether you've gone sailin' or Super-Saiyan, always be ready to RAGE! Catch Kom ...…
 
This week we discuss the live-action/CGI film adaptation of a classic cyberpunk manga. The film, written and produced by James Cameron and directed by Robert Rodriguez, carries a giant budget of $170 million and is another hugely ambitious visual blockbuster from Cameron. We’re on record as generally being very big fans of his work thus far, an ...…
 
So in my recent illness, he downloaded and played Lord of the Rings Online played for the first time since 2012. The game is old and not perfect, however, I had so much fun my wife downloaded the game and we played together. The experience got me thinking, there are certain games that stick in our minds years after we stop playing them. I reall ...…
 
Our exploration of Cosmic Horror continues! We discuss the modern cosmic horror canon through the lens of 2016's low-budget gem The Void, as well as touching on old favorites Prince of Darkness and Phantasm. Topics include Halloween commercials, the 1990s panic over children getting hit by cars, and tabletop gaming. Join us! Again, thanks to @G ...…
 
When we found Russian Doll on Netflix, we knew we had stumbled onto something very special! Get ready for a spoiler-filled discussion of all the metaphysics, symbolism, character significance, timeline mechanics and more in our breakdown of the Natasha Lyonne series that's taking the streaming audience by storm. Never have we seen a more bingea ...…
 
Jon completed his rewrite of Wizard of the wasteland and carried on with his second draft of The Chariot. Get the show a day early, plus regular short stories and early access to releases by joining Jon on Patreon. Visit: patreon.com/joncronshawauthor to get instant access for as a little as $1 a month. Email your questions to Jon (at) joncrons ...…
 
Benji and Nick are looking through your emails and chatting about what they've been watching recently. Stan and Ollie features, along with The Twilight Zone, Star Trek, The Beiderbecke Affair and The Orville. Email podcast@nicholasbriggs.com
 
Cpt Bill Debrief PART 5 - Andys Knowledge Report #47 The title says it all. I read out the Captain Bill Debrief, this is part 5. If you'd like to read the document yourself then click here: http://galac-patra.org/sector9.html Andy's Knowledge Report - Closed door briefings on secret information about Scientology and the world, that you need to ...…
 
The Orville seems to be a big hit with Star Trek fans. But how does it stack up against the first 18 episodes of Star Trek the Next Generation? Join Andy Farnsworth, Adam Thomas, and Ryan Meeks as they review the first 6 episodes of "The Orville" (season 2) and compare them to Star Trek the Next Generation.…
 
Denis Johnson’s landmark short story collection Jesus’ Son tells the story of a drug-addict searching for meaning and purpose in life. The book’s erratic, surreal style lends itself to a truly memorable read as the narrator (F**khead) recounts the story of his life filled with robbery, sex, murder, and more. He struggles throughout, hitting roc ...…
 
In this week's episode of FF+ Aaron reviews Arctic and chats with its leading man Mads Mikkelsen, then the guys reveal the 2019 Feeler's Choice Award nominations and give out the details on how you can be a part of voting for the winners. New For You (Arctic) - 0:01:56 Interview with Mads Mikkelsen - 0:07:39 Feeler's Choice Award Nominations Re ...…
 
D.J. Rozell is a Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner in at least one timeline of the infinite multiverse. But not this one. His fiction writing can be found on Twitter @DJRozell. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a Patron! Follow me on Facebook Follow me ...…
 
Sharifah and Jenn discuss the cover reveal for The Testaments, some new Merlin texts, fantasy and sci-fi set in space, and more. This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, Polaris Rising by Jessie Mihalik, and Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here. The show can also be f ...…
 
Troops, you are now equipped with the finest weapons magical elves can build. Listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 6 Episode 4: Bender’s Big Score Part 4. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod. Check out our website at almpod.com. *NEW* We've started a youtube channel and posted our first video! Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/c ...…
 
On this week’s Horror Podclass we are doing a deep dive into the 2008 zombie horror movie Pontypool, language, philosophy, and rhetoric. Recording this was way more fun than watching the State of the Union, that's for darn sure. Pontypool is easily one of our favorite movies, but not everyone liked it. As evidenced by our anonymous Amazon revie ...…
 
Felicia Day has explored nearly every avenue an actor can peddle their wares and even pioneered a few paths of her own when she followed up her guest appearances on Buffy the Vampire Slayer with her breakout web series The Guild back in 2007. Her transmedia roots are apparent in her new project, the improvisational comedy podcast, Voyage to the ...…
 
Valentine's Day is upon us, nerds, so let's ask the age-old question (according to Tirumari Jothi) -- what's better: being in a relationship or being single!? Is having a partner the greatest Valentine's Day gift of all, or is love just a battlefield and singles are the surviors? Whether you're single and minglin' or taken and... broken... let' ...…
 
Who would have thought that an animated movie based on Lego minifigs would ever become must-see cinema? But here we are. THE LEGO MOVIE 2 goes bigger than ever before and we're a bit split on just how well that worked. We talk through the pop culture reference-heavy thematically rich sequel with so much going on that it couldn't help but give u ...…
 
In which: Colin makes a sausage-scented discovery, Rock and Donna talk murder, we learn about automatic chopsticks, and Olivia confesses that she might not be … all there. You’re listening to: Tim Sherburn as Colin Eric Perry as Joe Richard Cowen as Leet Shannon Perry as Olivia Bonnie Brantley as woman’s voice and Donna John Faley as man’s voic ...…
 
Today's Topic We look at the world of judge Dread If you are looking for a dystopian post apocalypse world for inspiration. Go no farther than earth. No not Hunger Games or the Fallout universe. Join Michael and Jeff as the look at the earth of Judge Dredd. Please Subscribe, Rate and Review us on iTunes For complete Fantasy Worldbuilding, show ...…
 
Benji and Nick are chatting about the much-loved Tenko, but they may get into trouble! WARNING! Beards also feature. Email them at podcast@nicholasbriggs.com
 
Andreas Gross PART 1 - The Indie Scientology Podcast #29 Have you ever wondered if LRH had a body double? When did the tech start to get altered? Well listen to this interview because we discuss these things. Find out the truth about those last years of L. Ron Hubbards life. Andreas' Blog: http://blog.scientology-1972.org His Bookstore: http:// ...…
 
The second installation in the Lego Movie franchise leaves things good but not really awesome in the end... which is actually pretty good. Join Andy Farnsworth and special guest Steve Salles as they discuss how much they enjoyed Lego Movie 2.
 
In this week's episode of FF+ Aaron and Patrick review Steven Soderbergh's new Netflix film, High Flying Bird, and Among Wolves, a documentary about a motorcycle club of Bosnian War vets defending a threatened herd of wild horses in their struggling small town. We also discuss our recent Fast and Furious marathon and react to the first Hobbs an ...…
 
David O. Russell’s adaptation of Matthew Quick’s novel SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK was nominated for 8 Academy Awards for good reason. The story takes on new dimensions here, changing in subtle but profound ways to create something unique. Dynamite performances out of Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro and Chris Tucker further help t ...…
 
Damien Krsteski writes fiction and develops software, and some of his stories have appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Metaphorosis, Future Fire, and others. Originally from the Balkans, he now lives and works in Germany. His online home is monochromewish.blogspot.com, and he tweets @monochromewish. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. Y ...…
 
On this week’s Horror Podclass we talking with writer and director Phil Gelatt about one of his favorite movies of all time, The Ninth Gate. Phil wrote Europa Report and wrote the screenplay (adapted from a Laird Barron short story) and directed one of our favorite weird fiction films, They Remain. Phil also gives us a bit of a heads up about a ...…
 
This week, arriving a couple of days behind schedule, and celebrating the latest American holiday, we thought it would be fun to talk about one of our favorite comedies, Harold Ramis’ GROUNDHOG DAY, one of the more hilarious time travel movies ever made and one that has plenty of thematic depth to discuss in addition to its great usage of weath ...…
 
Cpt Bill Debrief PART 4 - Andys Knowledge Report #47 This is part 4 of my reading and commentary of the famous Captain Bill Debrief. If you'd like to just read the document yourself then click here: http://galac-patra.org/sector9.html Andy's Knowledge Report - Closed door briefings on secret information about Scientology and the world, that you ...…
 
Listen in as Luke and Gabe use a halloween mask stapled to a log to draw a crowd, and discuss Futurama Season 6 Episode 3: Bender’s Big Score Part 3. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod. Check out our website at almpod.com. On this show: Luke and Gabe discuss how much they love Mr. Panucci … for different reasons. Gabe discusses how he missed every Te ...…
 
Get your magnifying glasses, kids, 'cause on THIS episode of Nerd Rage: TGD, we decide who's the better detective -- Batman or Sherlock Holmes! Will the Dark Knight Detective signal his inevitable win, or is Sherlock's victory simply elementary? Whether it's nocturnal bats and deerstalker hats, you know it's time to RAGE! Catch Nerd Rage: LIVE! ...…
 
In Star Wars, is space a vacuum? Asking for a friend. Support Us! Patreon: give us your pity money and get these great tier rewards: $1/month get a Loose Canon logo sticker $5/month get the sticker and a custom doodle from Patrick $10/month get the sticker, the doodle, and name a topic and co-host on an actual episode! Credits Theme song perfor ...…
 
Today's Topic Here are simple hacks I use to get the most out of my time One of the major issues I hear from worldbuilders is that they do not know how to get the time. However, often time they have no idea even how much time they have to work creatively each week Please Subscribe, Rate and Review us on iTunes For complete Fantasy Worldbuilding ...…
 
A Discovery of Witches offers a new twist on the "handsome vampire" formula by focusing on a lost book of magic and a powerful witch among vampires and demons. The romance element of the story is bolstered by two actors, Matthew Goode and Teresa Palmer, with fiery chemistry. Join us as we attempt a relatively spoiler-free discussion of this UK ...…
 
Jon wrote through depression this week to write towards the first draft of The Chariot. Get the show a day early, plus regular short stories and early access to releases by joining Jon on Patreon. Visit: patreon.com/joncronshawauthor to get instant access for as a little as $1 a month. Email your questions to Jon (at) joncronshaw (dot) com or t ...…
 
Benji and Nick are chatting about what they've been watching recently (including Star Trek Discovery, The Solarnauts, The Orville and The Sandbaggers). They're also reading out your emails (podcast@nicholasbriggs.com) and announcing a competition winner. To download the podcast press ctrl click/right click here and select Save Link As…
 
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Cpt Bill Debrief PART 3 - Andys Knowledge Report #47 This is part 3 of my reading and commentary on the amazing Captain Bill Debrief. Its the story of a top Sea Org officer Bill Robertson, its his experience in the Sea Org, it tells of conspiracies and how the government took over the Church of Scientology and much much more! Link for Debrief d ...…
 
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