Best Speculative podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Speculative Grammarian—the premier scholarly journal featuring research in the neglected field of satirical linguistics—is now available as an arbitrarily irregular audio podcast. Our podcast includes readings of articles from our journal, the occasional musical number or dramatical piece, and our talk show, Language Made Difficult. Language Made Difficult is hosted by the SpecGram LingNerds, and features our signature linguistics quiz—Lies, Damned Lies, and Linguistics—along with some discu ...
 
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Speculate!
Monthly
 
The speculative fiction podcast for readers, writers, and fans
 
A bi-weekly journey into the improbable. Original speculative fiction, sci-fi & fantasy stories for all Ages.
 
Podcast by mtgSpeculator
 
Let us tell you a story! Speculative Fiction Audio Recordings.
 
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Wild Speculation
Monthly+
 
What would happen if dinosaurs were still around? What if everyone had superpowers? What if we never invented the wheel? What if, what if, what if? Wild Speculation finds our co-hosts, Henry Kraemer and Brandon Marcus, discussing the bizarre, ridiculous, stupid questions that no one else is brave - or dumb - enough to ask
 
In our weekly podcasts, we will feature the most extensive year-round awards coverage - Oscars, Emmys, Tonys and Grammys, as well as entertainment news. Your hosts are Big Ted and Rachel (aka Above the Title) from Culturish.org
 
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Kessel Fun is a community created podcast broadcasting from a galaxy not too far, far away. Each episode highlights various speculations and theories discussed in SWS, as well as news, information, and fun from the entire Star Wars universe!
 
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Idle Speculation
Monthly
 
Searching for truth when you don't have enough information.
 
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Retro Speculative
Monthly
 
Humans speculating about the past and future. An interview series with software developers and designers.
 
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Pure Speculation
Monthly
 
Hi, hello. You seem to have found yourself in the wrong place. This is a talk time about things we find interesting, jokes that are bad, one person getting mad at another, and a hefty helping of craigslist. God save us all.
 
Electronic soundscapes transmitting from a speculative microcosm.Follow for new monthly track postings and downloads.
 
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Mild Speculation
Monthly+
 
Dan and various guests take a look at current events and issues with individual rights in mind. We are freedom-minded students working with Young Americans for Liberty to make liberty win.
 
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Nobilis Erotica
Monthly+
 
The best podcast of erotic speculative fiction in the known universe.
 
A biweekly podcast exploring the world of football.
 
The Drabblecast is a weekly audio fiction magazine that offers strange stories for strange listeners.
 
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Cast Macabre
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Cast Macabre runs a wide range of stories from all around the world. Some have classic supernatural tropes, others just take the every day to the extreme, some make you laugh, others shudder, but they're all delightfully dark in some way, and all high quality. We've run stories by new and upcoming authours, as well as established writers, such as Tim Pratt, and the Bram Stoker awarding-winning poet, Marge Simon. Past narrators include, Norm Sherman, Alasdair Stuart, Rish Outfield, and Julie ...
 
An experiment in short story writing. Award nominated speculative fiction writer and award winning podcaster, P J Ballantine and invited guest chefs will offer a saucy menu to listeners from the erotica a la carte kitchen.
 
Strange Stories, By Strange Authors, for Strange Listeners
 
Variant Frequencies was a monthly podcast of original fiction. Stories blending gothic horror with space adventure, dark fantasy with sci-fi, recalling the reality-bending vibes of The Twilight Zone, and offering something wholly unique that fits inbetween and outside. Our podcasts are fully produced, including talented voice actors and original music scores. Subscription is free. Entertainment and escapism are guaranteed.
 
A podcast for readalongs of speculative fiction books from the Lady Vaults along with general chit-chat and bookish goodness.
 
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The Grayscale
Monthly
 
the audio storytelling arm of Critical Point Theatre
 
The Spirit Blade Underground Alliance is dedicated to creating original Christian science fiction, fantasy and horror stories that share a biblical viewpoint! All created by an online volunteer community supported by Spirit Blade Productions.
 
Strange Stories, By Strange Authors, for Strange Listeners
 
Fake news, oppressive patriarchy, and an overall impending sense of doom: Join us as "Aunt" Kelly Anneken & Molly "Ofmitchell" Sanchez discuss this and more in Red All Over, a podcast that explores The Handmaid's Tale on Hulu, Alias Grace on Netflix, the works of Margaret Atwood and (weirdly) not current events.
 
The Drabblecast is a weekly audio fiction magazine that offers strange stories for strange listeners.
 
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
 
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Decoding Westworld
Monthly
 
David Chen (@davechensky) and Joanna Robinson (@jowrotethis) recap each week's episode of HBO's WESTWORLD, discuss the best/worst moments, and speculate if these violent delights have violent ends.
 
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Cast of Wonders
Weekly
 
Escape Artists Inc's Young Adult speculative fiction podcast featuring tales of the fantastic - Welcome! Visit us at castofwonders.org.
 
Town barber Lymen Freeman finds himself at the nexus of a surprising crisis when a mysterious patch of slime appears... and grows... in middle of the street in front of his Barber shop. Things go from curious to bizarre as the townspeople’s theories about the nature of the goo begin manifesting in bizarre—and then horrifying—ways. What is the ick? What is it for? What should they do about it? Lymen knows it’s up to him to find out before it’s too late.
 
Lady Authors Dedicated to Fandom and Fiction
 
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Howl
Weekly
 
Howl is a collection of strange short stories for a strange short existence by author Eric Czuleger.http://www.howloutloud.com
 
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True Crime Guys
Monthly+
 
True Crime Podcast with two Sin City smart-asses. We dissect compelling crimes, everything from small happenings to the worlds most notorious killers. Interesting conversation and speculation as well as the occasional of-the-wall theory, is sure to ensue.
 
Variant Frequencies was a monthly podcast of original fiction. Stories blending gothic horror with space adventure, dark fantasy with sci-fi, recalling the reality-bending vibes of The Twilight Zone, and offering something wholly unique that fits inbetween and outside. Our podcasts are fully produced, including talented voice actors and original music scores. Subscription is free. Entertainment and escapism are guaranteed.
 
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Untold Podcast
Monthly
 
Capturing the culture's imagination through speculative fiction.
 
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Theme and Variations
Weekly
 
A podcast anthology of speculative fiction with music as a theme. Science fiction, fantasy, and slipstream tales include stories of a future world where music has been lost, office workers whose imbedded soundtracks direct their lives, the Martian superstar who doesn't want to play anymore, singers who can compel men to kill with the sound of their voices, and more. The eight episodes present short stories by Keyan Bowes, Ernest Hogan, Elaine Isaak, Lejon A. Johnson, Jack Mangan, Rick Novy, ...
 
Piers Langland is a mild mannered paint salesman with one burning passion. He aspires to be a famous author. Each November he looks forward to entering The National Novel Writer Month competition. To be a winner in NaNoWriMo he must write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days, a tall order for any writer. Turns out, it is an especially tall order for our hero. Join Piers as he struggles to choose a topic for his novel before he can begin his epic task. Vampires or space opera, romance or pulp ficti ...
 
An inventor has created a machine, a "carburator," which consumes matter entirely. It destroys it on an atomic level, releasing massive amounts of energy, and leaving nothing behind—at least, nothing physical. It turns out that pantheism (the idea that God is present in everything) is true, and the carburator not only releases energy, it releases God—or "the Absolute." As carburators are installed throughout the world, more and more instances of miracles occur, and the people near the carbur ...
 
STOP! Hammer Time; the West Ham United Podcast for lovers of irresponsible speculation, wild theorising and potentially libellous songs about overweight former players. Subscribe now if you're WTID!
 
The magazine podcast bringing you quality speculative fiction—wrapped in a glaze of intricate and atmospheric sound design to transport you to the darkest and most wondrous corners of the imagination.
 
Two competitive modern players who seek to have fun while playing magic. Join us as we speculate, brew decks and grind the game we love so much.
 
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The Two Johns
Monthly
 
The Two Johns discuss Science Fiction through commentary, film, television, and book reviews, as well as cool geek shwag.
 
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The Overcast
Weekly
 
Your Overwatch podcast for speculation, analysis and opinion.
 
Literary Matter
 
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The Overcast
Monthly+
 
A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Featuring Breathtaking Stories from the Pacific Northwest and Beyond.
 
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City of Masks
Weekly
 
City of Masks is a swashbuckling adventure in a setting reminiscent of Shakespeare's Italy (complete with twins). In the city-state of Bonvidaeo, by custom and law everyone must wear a mask and act in character with it, or face civil, social and religi
 
We see The Sci-Fi Christian, in all its iterations, as being about the collision between faith and nerdom. We believe that good genre fiction is about more than just entertainment. We seek to engage with the themes and philosophies behind our favorite stories, wrestling with the big ideas within speculative fiction. We’re unabashedly nerdy and unabashedly Christian. Even if your faith background differs from ours, we look forward to interacting with you at The Sci-Fi Christian!
 
Australian Spec Fic in Focus is an award winning Australian site that reviews science fiction and fantasy. The ASiF! Podcast features interviews, book chats and reviews. You can also check out our online news, features and reviews at: http://www.asif.dreamhosters.com/
 
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This month's Circlet Press sponsored story is "The Mistress and the Pea" by Cynthia Hamilton, from the anthology "Leather Ever After." It's read by A. F. Grappin, author of the "Deadly Studies" novella series, and cohost of the "Melting Potcast" short fiction podcast. Here are the audiobooks mentioned at the end of this podcast: Incursion at Ge ...…
 
Featuring Matt Anderson and Ben De Bono Ben made Matt watch “2001: A Space Odyssey” again. And they are joined by their friend, Sam Johnson.
 
Author : Drea Silvertooth and Lian Rose Narrator : Stephanie Malia Morris Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 313: Desert Dogs is a Cast of Wonders original. Desert Dogs by Drea Silvertooth and Lian Rose The vast desert sprawled before Kei, burnt sienna beneath the rising sun. In the […] The post Cast of Wonders 3 ...…
 
The Two Johns review "Hotel Artemis" and John Austin has an important announcement!
 
This episode The Two Johns review John Scalzi's "Head On", HBO's feature remake of "Fahrenheit 451". Also 15-BZ-509 asteroid makes an appearance in the science roundup. And we discuss the secret life of Dragonflies, and what makes them such efficient serial killers.
 
In this episode, we look at the difficult task of keeping one’s personal and work life in balance, especially as writers who are often working other jobs to make ends meet. We talk about community, escapism, and many other methods of preserving one’s sanity in difficult times…and keeping productive even when the world around seems far too intru ...…
 
This episode has it all: NaCl about KCI, listener mailbag, the Core 19 cards YOU will be playing against this week and a Spice Rack card so transparent you'll never see him coming! We have a Patreon now so if you've ever thought "How can I support Turn One Thoughtseize" well, go on over to https://www.patreon.com/turnonethoughtseize and join Th ...…
 
Part II of the Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories. The Drabblecast has several editorial shifts, starts winning awards, and becomes the premier weird fiction podcast in the world. Listen to the concluding historical retrospective of how the Drabblecast became the remarkable fiction market that it is today. The post The Drabblecast: 10 Yea ...…
 
Part II of the Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories. The Drabblecast has several editorial shifts, starts winning awards, and becomes the premier weird fiction podcast in the world. Listen to the concluding historical retrospective of how the Drabblecast became the remarkable fiction market that it is today. The post The Drabblecast: 10 Yea ...…
 
Part II of the Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories. The Drabblecast has several editorial shifts, starts winning awards, and becomes the premier weird fiction podcast in the world. Listen to the concluding historical retrospective of how the Drabblecast became the remarkable fiction market that it is today. The post The Drabblecast: 10 Yea ...…
 
Part II of the Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories. The Drabblecast has several editorial shifts, starts winning awards, and becomes the premier weird fiction podcast in the world. Listen to the concluding historical retrospective of how the Drabblecast became the remarkable fiction market that it is today. The post The Drabblecast: 10 Yea ...…
 
Collectors by Jae Steinbacher. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by Jae Steinbacher. #SciFi #Fiction #Clones #Art #Relationships #Podcast "The clone looks at me and then away, closes his eyes. The same angular features and pouty lips as Miguel, but none of Miguel's crows feet or forehead lines. Miguel lowers his head to t ...…
 
In this weeks podcast: The team look back over the last four weeks in a review of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
 
Author : Shane Halbach Narrator : Kyle Akers Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in Intergalactic Medicine Show, Issue 51 Ten Things Sunil and I Forgot to Prepare for, When Preparing for the Apocalypse by Shane Halbach 1. We didn’t prepare multiple contingencies When Sunil and I […] The post ...…
 
The Overwatch League playoffs have a rocky start, mountains of Hammond goodies are released to the PTR, and the World Cup is rapidly approaching.
 
Featuring Matt Anderson and Ben De Bono Ben and Matt discuss all things basketball in their latest podcasting endeavor.
 
Lee and Garry, online nemesis, reluctantly agree to take a trip to the edge of their world to prove who is right. Is there something beyond the boundary or not? They are accompanied by a...
 
Travel back more than a decade with us to the Drabblecast’s humble beginnings. Hear never before heard behind-the-scenes stories from Norm and other key players, as your favorite podcast became what it is today… The post The Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories (Part 1) appeared first on The Drabblecast.…
 
Travel back more than a decade with us to the Drabblecast’s humble beginnings. Hear never before heard behind-the-scenes stories from Norm and other key players, as your favorite podcast became what it is today… The post The Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories (Part 1) appeared first on The Drabblecast.…
 
Travel back more than a decade with us to the Drabblecast’s humble beginnings. Hear never before heard behind-the-scenes stories from Norm and other key players, as your favorite podcast became what it is today… The post The Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories (Part 1) appeared first on The Drabblecast.…
 
Travel back more than a decade with us to the Drabblecast’s humble beginnings. Hear never before heard behind-the-scenes stories from Norm and other key players, as your favorite podcast became what it is today… The post The Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories (Part 1) appeared first on The Drabblecast.…
 
7-13-18 LIVE! DEDREN R SNEAD WRITER, COSPLAYER, & COLLABORATOR WITH GREENE COUNTY CREATIVEON GENESIS SCIENCE FICTION RADIO SHOW 9PM EDT, 8PM CDT, 7PM MDT, 6PM PDT www.talkshoe.com/tc/127374 www.genesissciencefictionradioshow.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/GenesisScienceFictionRadio #blackscifi #blerds #blackpanther #blackcomics #afrofuturi ...…
 
In this episode, we look at what we’ve been reading (and playing) over the summer, with brief comments about Sarah Kuhn’s Heroine Worship, the Superman Rebirth hardcover edition, Vivian Jackson’s Wanted and Wired, L.E. Modesitt’s Imager, Herge’s Tintin series, and Will Cuppy’s How To Attract the Wombat, plus discussion of Harebrained Schemes’ B ...…
 
Kelly & Molly get in a few last audible high fives, self-care horns, and Johnny Gunman jokes in their supersized recap of The Handmaid's Tale S2E13. They keep things relatively civil while discussing the finale in all its glory: searching for Gilead's version of McCall's, ascribing meaning to flowers, praising Elisabeth Moss' #1 line reading in ...…
 
People are looking for any reason to hate Hammond, the Overwatch World Cup is on the horizon, and Amy comes up with the definitive Hammond cosplay.
 
Author : Charles Lee McDaniel Narrator : Scott Campbell Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 311: And Flights of Skuhwiggle is a Cast of Wonders original. Content warning: cancer and terminal care And Flights of Skuhwiggle by Charles Lee McDaniel “Hello, children. Quiet down and give […] The p ...…
 
Theo Delaney is joined by Stop! Hammer Time's Sam Delaney, David Aaronovitch and Graham Smith to look back at the England v Colombia game, the quarter final today v Sweden and predictions on the World Cup winner.The Whistleblowers is backed for the season by Ladbrokes.Check out the latest offers and odds at bet.thewhistleblowers.netthewhistlebl ...…
 
This week's episode is part 3 of "The Dryad's Dream" by Marjorie Greene, read by Honey Rambler. This episode is sponsored by the patronage of listeners like you!
 
“Often Wrong but Never Uncertain” While discussing the fan-favorite story “Morris and the Machine,” Norm and author Tim Pratt talk about time travel marital dynamics, the poisonous nature of nostalgia, and the dangers of giving Jesus a machine gun… This week on the Drabblecast Director’s Cut Author Commentary Special! The post Drabblecast Direc ...…
 
“Often Wrong but Never Uncertain” While discussing the fan-favorite story “Morris and the Machine,” Norm and author Tim Pratt talk about time travel marital dynamics, the poisonous nature of nostalgia, and the dangers of giving Jesus a machine gun… This week on the Drabblecast Director’s Cut Author Commentary Special! The post Drabblecast Direc ...…
 
“Often Wrong but Never Uncertain” While discussing the fan-favorite story “Morris and the Machine,” Norm and author Tim Pratt talk about time travel marital dynamics, the poisonous nature of nostalgia, and the dangers of giving Jesus a machine gun… This week on the Drabblecast Director’s Cut Author Commentary Special! The post Drabblecast Direc ...…
 
“Often Wrong but Never Uncertain” While discussing the fan-favorite story “Morris and the Machine,” Norm and author Tim Pratt talk about time travel marital dynamics, the poisonous nature of nostalgia, and the dangers of giving Jesus a machine gun… This week on the Drabblecast Director’s Cut Author Commentary Special! The post Drabblecast Direc ...…
 
7-6-18 LIVE! ANDRE BATTS OF MOTOR CITY BLACK AGE OF COMICSON GENESIS SCIENCE FICTION RADIO SHOW 9PM EDT, 8PM CDT, 7PM MDT, 6PM PDT www.talkshoe.com/tc/127374 www.genesissciencefictionradioshow.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/GenesisScienceFictionRadio #blackscifi #blerds #blackpanther #blackcomics #afrofuturism #wakanda #blacksciencefiction ...…
 
Her Silver Chains by Jeremy A. TeGrotenhuis. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. #Fantasy #Werewolves #Podcast #Fiction #Flashfiction "Eva, go and feed your sister." I adore my sister when she is herself, but I tremble at my father's words. I go on stitching a button to my rag doll and pretend not to hear him. The scrape of his whetstone on the wood ax ce ...…
 
Kelly & Molly give Kesha a shoutout in their recap of the penultimate episode of The Handmaid's Tale S2. They tell what the deal is about maternity giraffes, gym symbolism, hope chests, breast milk negotiations, putting a bell on Fred Waterford, Cancer season v. Scorpio season, their ideal Shannon shoutout from the Hulu show, beersplaining, Ale ...…
 
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David are joined by Kickstarter backer (and writer) Will Wallace to reflect on season 2 of the show. Follow Will on Twitter. Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld! Have your own crackpot theory? Want to leave us fe ...…
 
A compilation of our holiday highlights, including songs, skits and intros from 10 years of Drabblecast Holiday Specials, including: ~ “How the Government Saved Christmas” ~ Conclusion of the Mongolian Deathworm Saga ~ Cryptkeeper Norm segments ~ “Here Comes Phantom Claus” ~ “Twas the Night” ~ “The Thirteen” (Yule Lads) The post Drabblecast Com ...…
 
A compilation of our holiday highlights, including songs, skits and intros from 10 years of Drabblecast Holiday Specials, including: ~ “How the Government Saved Christmas” ~ Conclusion of the Mongolian Deathworm Saga ~ Cryptkeeper Norm segments ~ “Here Comes Phantom Claus” ~ “Twas the Night” ~ “The Thirteen” (Yule Lads) The post Drabblecast Com ...…
 
A compilation of our holiday highlights, including songs, skits and intros from 10 years of Drabblecast Holiday Specials, including: ~ “How the Government Saved Christmas” ~ Conclusion of the Mongolian Deathworm Saga ~ Cryptkeeper Norm segments ~ “Here Comes Phantom Claus” ~ “Twas the Night” ~ “The Thirteen” (Yule Lads) The post Drabblecast Com ...…
 
A compilation of our holiday highlights, including songs, skits and intros from 10 years of Drabblecast Holiday Specials, including: ~ “How the Government Saved Christmas” ~ Conclusion of the Mongolian Deathworm Saga ~ Cryptkeeper Norm segments ~ “Here Comes Phantom Claus” ~ “Twas the Night” ~ “The Thirteen” (Yule Lads) The post Drabblecast Com ...…
 
Authors : Jennifer Mace and Giada Zavarise Narrators : Katherine Inskip and A.J. Fitzwater Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 310: Little Wonders 18 – Transformation is a Cast of Wonders original. A Cradle of Vines by Jennifer Mace There’s a plant in the hedgerow whose […] The post Cast of W ...…
 
Maya finds herself imprisoned on an experimental spacecraft with Tim and Simone (aka Serene), heading to the asteroid belt. Simone reveals her true identity and the fact the craft they have been marooned on by...
 
As a part of the Relaunch Prelaunch we revisit a listener favorite with special insight from the author. Our feature is a unique tale set inside a televised cartoon world. Our main character, Charlie the purple giraffe, has a disturbing and profound view of his world, one not shared by his best friend Jerry the […] The post Drabblecast Director ...…
 
As a part of the Relaunch Prelaunch we revisit a listener favorite with special insight from the author. Our feature is a unique tale set inside a televised cartoon world. Our main character, Charlie the purple giraffe, has a disturbing and profound view of his world, one not shared by his best friend Jerry the […] The post Drabblecast Director ...…
 
As a part of the Relaunch Prelaunch we revisit a listener favorite with special insight from the author. Our feature is a unique tale set inside a televised cartoon world. Our main character, Charlie the purple giraffe, has a disturbing and profound view of his world, one not shared by his best friend Jerry the […] The post Drabblecast Director ...…
 
As a part of the Relaunch Prelaunch we revisit a listener favorite with special insight from the author. Our feature is a unique tale set inside a televised cartoon world. Our main character, Charlie the purple giraffe, has a disturbing and profound view of his world, one not shared by his best friend Jerry the […] The post Drabblecast Director ...…
 
The new Symmetra changes are live, as are endorsements causing conversation about people being “fake nice.” Oh, and something about a hamster.
 
This episode features "Gubbinal" written by Lavie Tidhar. Published in the July 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/tidhar_07_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld
 
Tectonic Intuition - Speculative Machines
 
This episode features "Meridian" written by Karin Lowachee. Originally published in Where the Stars Rise, edited by Lucas K. Law and Derwin Mak. Reprinted in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/lowachee_06_18_reprint Support us on Pa ...…
 
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