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Cosmic Log's podcast from the place where science and technology intersect with science fiction and popular culture, hosted by science writer Alan Boyle and science-fiction writer Dominica Phetteplace. Become a supporter for less than (or more than) a dollar a month. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fiction-science/support
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Bestselling and award-winning science fiction authors talk about their new books and much more in candid conversations with host Rob Wolf. Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/science-fiction
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Mystery AI Hype Theater 3000

Emily M. Bender and Alex Hanna

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Artificial Intelligence has too much hype. In this podcast, linguist Emily M. Bender and sociologist Alex Hanna break down the AI hype, separate fact from fiction, and science from bloviation. They're joined by special guests and talk about everything, from machine consciousness to science fiction, to political economy to art made by machines.
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Three Dads Talking About Anime

Three Dads Talking About Anime

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Welcome! Join us, three normal dads, as we sit around and talk about anime. We’ll go through new shows, classics, oldies but goodies, and some of our favorite shows, characters, and moments. Whether you stick around or just listen for just an arc or two we appreciate you stopping by! (Disclaimer: We are not a spoiler-free show, listen at your own risk to the episodes and shows that are discussed.)
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Conversations with the biggest names in horror fiction. A podcast for horror readers who want to know where their favourite stories came from . . . and what frightens the people who wrote them.
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What A Cartoon!

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From the creators of Talking Simpsons comes What A Cartoon!, an audio exploration of every cartoon ever! Join hosts Henry Gilbert and Bob Mackey (as well as several guests) for an in-depth look at a different episode of a different cartoon every week!
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A literary fiction podcast hosted by authors Jaimie Batchan and Lochlan Bloom. We talk to fellow writers of literary fiction about process, what makes fiction 'real' and the motivation to sit down in front of an empty page and make things up...
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The Book Club Review

The Book Club Review

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Discussion, debate, even a little dispute – expect it all on The Book Club Review. Every month hosts Kate and Laura bring you a new episode. That could be Book Club where we chat about the book read most recently by one of our book clubs. It could be Bookshelf, an episode dedicated to the books we’re reading outside of book club – the ones we get to pick and choose. Or it could be an interview with a book club, bookshop or book lover. Whatever the topic, every episode features lively and fra ...
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Bodies are piling up in the strange town of Springfield, and forensic pathologist Jonathan Spacer intends to find out why. But, Jon isn’t without his own secrets… He can talk to the dead, for starters. A full-cast serial fiction podcast for mature audiences. Available now on all podcast apps. Subscribe for premium content, including bonus episodes and early access.
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Science Fiction University

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Each episode Driftglass and Blue Gal discuss one work of classic science fiction plus one science fiction movie. The two pieces share a theme, whether it be time travel, unreliable narrators, dystopias, etc. Join the adventure at sciencefictionuniversity.com
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Exploring science fiction from all angles - covering the past, the present and the future! We cover science fiction books, film, TV and other media. And we talk about classic or "golden age" SF alongside modern SF, using our "past/present/future" angles. Your hosts: Phil Nichols of the Bradburymedia website, who is also know for the Bradbury 100 podcast and the Bradbury 101 Youtube channel; and Colin Kuskie of the Take Me To Your Reader podcast. Both Phil and Colin love adapted science ficti ...
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Since 2005, The Center for Fiction has been presenting some of the most celebrated authors in contemporary fiction. Fiction Talks features exclusive talks taken from our vast archive and new interviews with celebrated writers, bringing you the thoughts, feelings, and advice of great authors from the world of fiction. The Center for Fiction is the only nonprofit literary organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to celebrating fiction. We work every day to connect readers and writers through ...
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Fiction - based Real Talk - Storytelling - History - Astronomy (Multilingual) Untold Histories and Celestial Stories Join us as we delve into intriguing tales from the past alongside captivating astronomical insights.
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Trekking Through Time and Space

Jacob Hall and Hoai-Tran Bui

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Doctor Who fan Hoai-Tran Bui has never seen Star Trek. Now, these two friends and fellow pop culture enthusiasts are on a new continuing mission: to watch, understand, and hopefully enjoy the biggest science fiction franchise they have never seen...and talk about it with someone who has.
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Books & Writers · The Creative Process: Novelists, Screenwriters, Playwrights, Poets, Non-fiction Writers & Journalists Talk Writing, Life & Creativity

Novelists, Screenwriters, Playwrights, Poets, Non-fiction Writers & Journalists Talk Writing · Creative Process Original Series

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Books & Writing episodes of the popular The Creative Process podcast. To listen to ALL arts & creativity episodes of “The Creative Process · Arts, Culture & Society”, you’ll find our main podcast on Apple: tinyurl.com/thecreativepod, Spotify: tinyurl.com/thecreativespotify, or wherever you get your podcasts! Exploring the fascinating minds of creative people. Conversations with writers, artists & creative thinkers across the Arts & STEM. We discuss their life, work & artistic practice. Winne ...
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We are two best friends that love everything book-related here to have a glass of wine and talk to you about our favorite novels. This podcast is for book lovers looking for anything from that nostalgic Young Adult to our current favorite New Adult/Adult novels. Join Kendall and Jess as they review their favorite (and least favorite) books, talk about page to screen adaptations, and daydream over their favorite book boyfriends.
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Dissecting Dragons

J.A. Ironside & M.E. Vaughan

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Authors J.A. Ironside and M.E. Vaughan talk about books, films and all aspects of speculative fiction, from the nuts and bolts of writing it, to its (occasionally) obscure origins.
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THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
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I've been going to science fiction, fantasy, horror, and comic book conventions since I was 15, and I’ve found that while the con which takes place within the walls of a hotel or convention center is always fun, the con away from the con—which takes place when I wander off-site with friends for a meal—can often be more fun. In fact, my love of tracking down good food while traveling the world attending conventions has apparently become so well known that one blogger even dubbed me "science f ...
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Talking Simpsons

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Join your friends Bob Mackey and Henry Gilbert for a chronological and cromulent exploration of the greatest show ever made! Each week we're joined by funny guests to tackle a different episode of The Simpsons, breaking down every 22 minutes of animated entertainment into an embiggening discussion about Our Favorite Family. Support us directly at https://Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons
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Lost Xplorers

J David Osborne & Kris Saknussemm

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Through the exploration of various cultures and archaeological mysteries throughout the world, authors J David Osborne and Kris Saknussemm attempt to get to the heart of our lost moment, and provide some potential paths out. LOST XPLORERS is a psychogeographical exploration of culture, art, language, and strange history.
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Jim (Father) and Zach (Son) talk about their ideas and perspectives on fantasy fiction, starting with Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series but straying in various other directions as well. The generational difference in how they view what they read will become obvious (and entertaining, they hope!). Come enjoy our debates and explorations over what all these books mean, and see who you agree with.
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Join us on a journey through the lore of various fictional worlds. Discover the secrets and stories that shape these extraordinary realms, from fantasy to sci-fi. Then, explore what makes each world unique on our podcast. Let's get lost in the lore of fiction together!
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The Gray Area with Sean Illing takes a philosophy-minded look at culture, technology, politics, and the world of ideas. Each week, we invite a guest to explore a question or topic that matters. From the the state of democracy, to the struggle with depression and anxiety, to the nature of identity in the digital age, each episode looks for nuance and honesty in the most important conversations of our time. New episodes drop every Monday.
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Big Gay Fiction Podcast

Jeff Adams & Will Knauss

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The Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for avid readers and passionate fans of queer romance fiction. Each week we bring you exclusive author interviews, book recommendations and explore the latest in queer pop culture.
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The Chat

C. G. Cooper & Robert J. Crane

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Ever wonder what bestselling authors talk about when they get together? Listen in every week on the musings of two good friends, C. G. Cooper and Robert J. Crane. Check out their writing and other work at: http://cg-cooper.com & http://robertjcrane.com
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Dumb-Dumbs & Dragons is a podcast where improvisers who’ve never roleplayed before journey into the world of Dungeons & Dragons. The series is hosted by our dungeon master, Tom McGee, and features our regular players - the sneaky Tyler Hewitt, the brilliant Laura Hamstra, and the flatulent Ryan LaPlante - alongside a rotating cast of special guests. Featured on Spotify, ScreenRant, Lifehacker, and the official Dungeons & Dragons podcast Dragon Talk, Dumb-Dumbs & Dragons is regularly in the t ...
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True Spies takes you inside the world's greatest espionage and detective operations. Our hosts Hayley Atwell, Vanessa Kirby, Sophia Di Martino and Daisy Ridley talk to the real spies behind the missions. What do they know? What are their skills? And what would you do in their position? We explore and investigate real life thrillers, mysteries and crimes - stories that prove truth is stranger than fiction! These stories cover lies, murder, theft, sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll. You’ll meet exper ...
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Bucci and WFMU

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Podcast of the weekly radio call-in show “Bucci” hosted by Bucci on WFMU. Astonishing audio adventures and mundane audio tasks. Bucci draws the picture, the callers color it in - with words! YOU can call-in too! 201-209-9368 - LIVE Tuesdays 6-7pm EST on 91.1/ 91.9FM in NYC/NJ, or stream it on wfmu.org All the Archives at https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/B2
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Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Become a patron and enjoy special perks and bonus content. The lovely and sweet Grace Hitchcock returns to the podcast this week after a long hiatus, and we had a wonderful chat about her new release, To Catch a Coron…
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“Bookselling captured my imagination and my heart as soon as I started working at the bookstore because I could see the potential for this great, amazing community-oriented work. Of course, it's a thrill to be around books, to meet authors, to read all this stuff, and to spend all day with people who love books, but what I think I really fell in lo…
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Darth Vader Interview: C. Andrew Nelson Lodi Comic Con Spring 2024 Comic Book: Wannabes- Interview with Mitchell Martinez 20th Intallment of Blackened Armor written by Doc Music: February (mumblemix) this track is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commerical 3.0 Unported License. https://blocsonic.com/releases/track/bscomp0007-disc-…
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Exploring literary worlds beyond fiction: a dive into non-fiction Join Kate, as she ventures to South London to visit Backstory, a unique indie bookstore founded by former journalist Tom Rowley. Rowley shares his journey from journalism to opening a bookshop, the challenges and joys of running a bookstore, the importance of community engagement, an…
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Jim shares his review of Justin Cronin’s 2023 novel, The Ferryman, first in spoiler-lite mode, then (with plenty of warning) shifting to full spoil coverage of the book. Want to purchase the book mentioned in this video? The Ferryman: https://www.amazon.com/Ferryman-Novel-Justin-Cronin/dp/052561947X Ways to connect with us: Support us on Patreon: h…
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China End of the Empire The history of the Chinese empire offers valuable lessons on governance, cultural exchange, economic development, and the dynamics of power. It underscores the complexities of managing a vast and diverse empire over centuries and the enduring impact of historical legacies on contemporary societies. Stay tuned for more, we wi…
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Jim reminiscences about some of his favorite TV shows of science fiction and fantasy that count as “classic,” airing over 20 years ago. We’re talking some great content! He ranks the Top 10. See if you agree. Ways to connect with us: Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FantasyForTheAges Follow Jim/Father on Goodreads: https://www.goodrea…
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I've been singing about kickin' somethin' all down Route 66 ever since chatting with Janine Rosche about her upcoming novel of faith, family, and forgiveness as she takes us along the "mother road" in her upcoming release The Road before Us. Listen in to see why that "mother road" moniker fits this book so well! note: links may be affiliate links t…
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Episode #44 - Chatting about Robert's monomaniacal obsession with owning books, why Carlos has given up on being a dictator, why our kids are our greatest joy, Carlos's new AI bestie, and why fans make better Facebook friends than other authors. Check out Robert's books HERE and Carlos's books HERE. Listen to Free Audiobooks --> BookTV…
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Na mitologia aborígine australiana, Yowie (ou Yowie-Whowie) também é usado como nome para se referir a uma figura completamente diferente. É descrito como uma fera gigantesca, semelhante a um cruzamento entre um lagarto e uma formiga. Ele aparece no campo à noite para comer o que encontra. We appreciate your support! Tune in for fresh episodes ever…
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En la mitología aborigen australiana, Yowie (o Yowie-Whowie) es también usado como un nombre para referirse a una figura completamente diferente. Se describe como una bestia gigantesca, similar al un cruce entre un lagarto y una hormiga. Aparece en el campo de noche para comer lo que encuentra. We appreciate your support! Tune in for fresh episodes…
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We deal with Auntie Anita Baker and her potential crime against all auntie-dom. The National BA Playoffs roll on, but will the New York Knickerbockers? Can Tom Thibedeau stop grinding the starters into injury? Is Kyrie a main guy? Or is he Vegeta? Darius McCrary is living his best life it would appear. Urkel was an incel the whole time. Game catche…
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Nineteenth century novels remain rich fodder both for adaptation and complete reimagining. However, it is rarely as easy as writers and screenwriters believe to strike the balance between respect for the source material, alteration to provide accessibility for a modern audience and presenting the themes which made the book a classic in the first pl…
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Jim shares his thoughts on the 2024 adaptation of Shogun, as seen on Hulu. Season 1??? Want to purchase books mentioned in this video? Shogun: https://www.amazon.com/Shōgun-Complete-Novel-James-Clavell/dp/B0CMYP5HQ7 Ways to connect with us: Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FantasyForTheAges Follow Jim/Father on Goodreads: https://www.…
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Responding to viewer requests, Jim follows up on his Top 10 Completed Classic Fantasy Series with this Top 10 Complete Classic Science Fiction Series list. Man, so many great things to read!!! Want to purchase books mentioned in this video? The Book of the New Sun: https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Book-New-Sun-Conciliator-ebook/dp/B075JL493G Commonw…
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Yowie, is a mythical creature from Australian Aboriginal folklore We appreciate your support! Tune in for fresh episodes every week. Let's keep the conversation going, join our community, subscribe and grow with us! Support the Show. Welcome to 'Facts Or Nonsense Podcast,' where the past, present, and future converge in a symphony of discovery.…
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What is the future of literature in the age of generative AI? How can bookstores build community and be engines for positive social change? What does it mean to try to have a meaningful human life? Danny Caine is the author of the poetry collections Continental Breakfast, El Dorado Freddy's, Flavortown, and Picture Window, as well as the books How …
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Time for another regular episode of the podcast, and this time we have more interview goodness from the Hugo- and Nebula-winning SF writer Robert J. Sawyer. We had so much fun talking to Rob about his new novel The Downloaded (see episode 40) that we decided to gather up the more general parts of our discussion into a separate segment. So here you …
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Emma Kathryn is back to talk about her new book, following the seasons, always writing, and generally being a public witch. You can find Season Songs wherever books are sold and find her on social media @emmakathrynwildwitch. Please support Black, indigenous, queer, trans, and women-owned, local, independent bookstores and occult shops. Transcripts…
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First-time guest, the brilliant TV writer Eva Anderson, is here to help us deconstruct one of the most celebrated eps in Simpsons history! Often ranked high on "best Simpsons ever" lists, we deconstruct how it got that reputation and if the highly quotable scenes hold up. Plus Eva helps us with the show's WGA strike history (which was the style at …
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Chow down on cryptid pizza with writer/editor Lesley Conner as we discuss why horror is where she feels the most comfortable as a writer, how her role at Apex magazine grew from Social Media Manager to Chief Editor, her "Price is Right" method of filling out an issue's word count, why she hardly ever reads cover letters, the trends she's seen in th…
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Send us a Text Message. A charming man approaches. With dark secrets to tell you. Yeah, that L.P. Hernandez. Author of the novella In the Valley of the Headless Men and the forthcoming collection, No Gods, Only Chaos. Both are great; both are entirely different. One of them will expand your horizons. One of them will shrink you in horror. I’ll let …
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Back again for the weekly update. More books, good wine, and entertaining content and engagement. Jim is here to share. Want to purchase books mentioned in this video? Toll the Hounds: https://www.amazon.com/Toll-Hounds-Eight-Malazan-Fallen/dp/0765348853 Searching for Zen: A Tale of Divine Destiny: https://www.amazon.com/Searching-Zen-Tale-Divine-D…
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“It gets back to this core question. I just wish I was a young scientist going into this because that's the question to answer: Why AI comes out with what it does. That's the burning question. It's like it's bigger than the origin of the universe to me as a scientist, and here's the reason why. The origin of the universe, it happened. That's why we…
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How can physics help solve messy, real world problems? How can we embrace the possibilities of AI while limiting existential risk and abuse by bad actors? Neil Johnson is a physics professor at George Washington University. His new initiative in Complexity and Data Science at the Dynamic Online Networks Lab combines cross-disciplinary fundamental r…
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So maybe the synopsis intrigued me when I read about Megan Schaulis' Protector, but when she said "Ninja Ester retelling," I was hooked. Listen in and see why this one popped into my cart before the episode finished recording! note: links may be affiliate links that provide me with a small commission at no extra expense to you. In a book that sound…
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Former CIA Operations Officer Aaron Brown joins Rhiannon Neads to discuss his role in two defining moments in the CIA's War on Terror. In Part 2, the aftermath of Khost informs the most dramatic operation in the history of the modern CIA. And Aaron has a seat at the table. From SPYSCAPE, the HQ of secrets. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Series produc…
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In this episode of Trekking Through Time and Space... Hoai-Tran and Jacob sit in on a very strange Star Trek: The Next Generation family reunion as Data's backstory gets an important update with "Brothers." And it's a "Nightmare in Silver" as Neil Gaiman returns to give the Cyberman a Borg facelift on Doctor Who. Star Trek: The Next Generation: Bro…
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History of Earth Geology The geological history of the Earth follows the major geological events in Earth's past based on the geological time scale, a system of chronological measurement based on the study of the planet's rock layers We appreciate your support! Tune in for fresh episodes every week. Let's keep the conversation going, join our commu…
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Welcome to "That One Piece Talk," the podcast where we discuss, review, and debate the latest One Piece chapters. In this week's episode, we will review One Piece Chapter 1114, which will be exciting! Remember to like, comment, and share your thoughts with us. See you soon!🗣️ Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more content. Thank you …
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Jim is bringing his thoughts and reactions to you today on the novel Searching for Zen: A Tale of Divine Destiny, by Albert T. Franklin. This self-published novel has some definite strengths, and some unusual features. This episode is safe for those who have yet to read it, but also has enough meat to be of interest to those who have. Let us know w…
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Ozempic and other new weight loss drugs are being touted as potential miracle cures for diabetes and obesity. Journalist Johann Hari experimented with the drug and dropped 40 pounds. In his new book, Magic Pill, Hari discusses his experience with Ozempic and speaks to many of the leading scientists to better understand how the drug works. He joins …
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It is the beginning of the end folks! After this Wolverine will go on to film bigger, better, and more Deadpool things. How will things end for our 3 boys on the show? How will they react to how Wolverine ties things up (or doesn't.) How will they react to someone crashing the episode!? Come for the anime, stay for the fun, here on 3DTAA. If you wa…
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Our heroes have identified the house where the zombie puppeteer is hiding! Gartok (Laura Hamstra, @lauraehamstra) and Butthole (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) took up positions outside to prevent the enemy from escaping, while Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) snuck inside and scouted out the whole building discovering multiple zombies, traps …
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Chosen by premium patron ToonJay, we're doing another mid-'00s classic, this time one of the biggest hits on Cartoon Network that pushed digital animation forward on a TV budget. As we explore how Craig McCracken and Lauren Faust built Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, we dig into both of their careers and how Foster's changed them. Then, we dig…
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Jim is a fan of A.I., but obviously, it's not a perfect tool. In this episode we get to see the result of a request for fantasy recommendations for a new reader. Jim comments on (and evaluates) the recommendations. Interesting... Just what DO our robot overlords want us to be reading??? #readingrecommendations #fantasy #chatgpt #SFF #booktube #book…
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Jim takes advantage of his age and wisdom(?) to share the best of the best fantasy series that are more "classic" than the newer works that are coming out these days. These are all fantasy series no reader of the genre should be missing!#Top10 #fantasy #bestbooks #SFF #booktube #booktuber #bestfantasyWe hope you'll Like and Subscribe!Join us on Dis…
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Zach returns for another Book Blast, spoiler-lite reaction video, this time sharing his thoughts on The Farseer Trilogy, by Robin Hobb. Jim has resisted this series. Perhaps Zach will sway him over!#farseer #SFF #fantasy #Booktube #Booktuber #RealmOfTheElderlings We hope you'll Like and Subscribe!Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/jMWyVJ6qKkSup…
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Jim & Zach review a recent list of the Top 10 SFF Book Series, ranked by number of sales. Does this correlate? Are the best sellers truly "the best?" We discuss what we discovered. See if you agree! #Top10 #SciFi #fantasy #bestbooks #SFF #booktube #booktuber We hope you'll Like and Subscribe! Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/jMWyVJ6qKk Suppor…
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