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Updated November 2019
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Galactic Suburbia
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Alisa, Alex and Tansy bring you speculative fiction news, reading notes and chat from the galactic suburbs of Australia
 
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In which an Epilogue is not always the end of the book… WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET: Rebuilding Tomorrow https://www.pozible.com/project/rebuilding-tomorrow/ “Otherwise” Award: https://tiptree.org/2019/10/from-tiptree-to-otherwise JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB: Epilogue (BUT STILL NOT THE END) 38:20 to 58:45 CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: Good Omens; The Good ...…
 
In which we tackle aesthetics, astounding name changes, and leave you the Danger Mouse theme tune. WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET: Winter’s Tale Kickstarter fully funded! Hugo winners: https://locusmag.com/2019/08/2019-hugo-and-campbell-awards-winners/ The Campbell Award/Astounding Award, Codes of Conduct, and such: http://file770.com/storm-over-ca ...…
 
In which we struggle with responses, and Winter’s Tale is coming… WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET: World Fantasy Finalists https://www.tor.com/2019/07/25/announcing-the-2019-world-fantasy-award-finalists/ CSFG Kickstarter -- https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/csfg/unnatural-order Coming this week: the next Twelfth Planet Press Kickstarter! Winter’ ...…
 
In which we consider renaming our podcast to Houston, We Have A Podcast, but someone else got in first... FEEDBACK: From Rachel & Phillip WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET: Ditmars: https://locusmag.com/2019/06/2019-ditmar-awards-winners/ Norma: https://normakhemmingaward.org No Joanna Russ Book Club this week, but read How to Suppress Women’s Writing ...…
 
In which we consider our role models and lost history, plus awards season is hotting up! WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET: Hugos: https://locusmag.com/2019/04/2019-hugo-and-campbell-awards-finalists/ BSFA: https://locusmag.com/2019/04/2018-bsfa-winners/ Norma: https://normakhemmingaward.org JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB: How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chap ...…
 
In which we are not an anomaly, because there are three of us. FEEDBACK: Dave & Clara WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET: Tiptree winner and shortlist: https://tiptree.org/news JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB: (time stamp 21:25 to 58:15) How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 8: Anomalousness CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: Wingspan Alex: three seasons of Lucifer; Ca ...…
 
It’s our 200th episode! Let there be cake. This month: CAKE What deliciousness are you pairing with this month’s episode? WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET Aurealis noms: https://aurealisawards.org Nebula noms: https://nebulas.sfwa.org/2018-nebula-finalists-announced/ Tansy news: Creature Court release, and Nullus Anxietas Discworld Convention April 1 ...…
 
We're making some changes, but we're still here! Check out our Patreon. [https://www.patreon.com/galacticsuburbia ] WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET: Hugo Award nomination period! JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB: How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 6, False Categorizing CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: Twelfth Planet Press news Tansy: Thornbound by Stephanie Burg ...…
 
Double standards with Joanna Russ, Christmas specials, and does the Addams Family hold up? Pre-order the new Twelfth Planet Press holiday novellas: Merry Happy Valkyrie, by Tansy Rayner Roberts Marry Me, Mischa McPhee, by Kate Gordon Or check them out on the TPP webpage HOW TO SUPPRESS WOMEN WRITING: Joanna Russ’ How to Suppress Women’s Writing ...…
 
The end of the world might be nigh but we're still podcasting. WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET? World Fantasy Awards were given out at World Fantasy Convention this year -- congrats to all winners and nominees. How to Suppress Women’s Writing, by Joanna Russ Chapter 4 - Pollution of Agency Time stamps: 7:25 to 41:00 CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: news and ...…
 
Science fiction, spoilerifics and Bad Faith... WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET? Counterpart spoilerific British Fantasy Awards BOOK CLUB Joanna Russ’ How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 2 + 3 discussion (9:05 to 56:45) CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: PhD update, Icefall by Stephanie Gunn Tansy: Killjoys S1 & S2, Melissa Scott, Finders. Alex: The Silen ...…
 
Welcome to a not quite Galactic Suburbia spoilerific. While Galactic Suburbia is usually the Australian podcast of speculative fiction books, publishing news and chat, this episode is a bit different. Firstly, it’s a spoilerific: we’re going to be talking about the TV show Counterpart, so if you haven’t seen it be warned that we will well and t ...…
 
You are not technically prohibited from listening to this podcast, but beware the ingrained biases and inequities in our society which might still prevent you from doing so... WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? #fallforbooksmugglers on Instagram Tansy: Halloween is Not a Verb available for pre-order! Drops on Halloween. TPP Novellas announced: Me ...…
 
What's a Glottolog, you ask, and what does it have in common with a llama? Galactic Suburbia tells you how... WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET? Tansy on Skiffy & Fanty talking Mother of Invention Mother of Invention paperback now on sale. HOW TO SUPPRESS WOMEN'S WRITING The Prologue “We have always fought,” Kameron Hurley CULTURE CONSUMED Alisa: worl ...…
 
In which we chew through some Hugo chat & stats, and revisit the age-old (tragically still relevant) Joanna Russ text How To Suppress Women's Writing WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Hugo Awards & N.K. Jemisin's historic triple novel win Results Stats stats statsGuardian coverageFree Thought Blogs Haters gotta hate Extra reading: Everything Wro ...…
 
In which we get political and expendable... WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Fraser Anning: if you want to put yourself through it Worldcon protests planned… CULTURE CONSUMED: Tansy: The Worst Witch S2, Voltron S7, Libby, Suits Alisa: Glow S2; The Big Sick; Good Girls; TPP novella slush Alex: terrible movies: Wrath of the Titans. Also Expendabl ...…
 
In which Harry Potter is a luxury item, and Alex watches terrible action movies so you don't have to. WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Hugo voting & the Worldcon program disaster Mother of Invention essays: check out AI explorations by Aliette De Bodard, K. Tempest Bradford & Katherine Cross http://motherofinvention.twelfthplanetpress.com/categ ...…
 
In which we appreciate murderbots, the Afrofuturism of Janelle Monae, and sentient mice. WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET/WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Martha Wells Murderbot announcement: next two novellas this year, and then a novel! Nnedi Okorafor --Shuri comic announced. KICKSTARTER UPDATE: Mother of Invention K Tempest Bradford’s essay Androi ...…
 
In which Alisa & Tansy address the core, the canon, legacy and other science fictional mythologies. WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Locus Awards and Luminescent Threads in Particular CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: Killing Eve; The Fourth Estate Tansy: Ocean’s 8 The Henchmen of Zenda, KJ Charles; The Prisoner of Zenda, Anthony Hope; Nanette - Hannah ...…
 
In which we fan about zines & put a spotlight on newsroom drama. WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Continuum & the Norma The Sticky Institute TPP novella call for Festive-Themed Novellas CULTURE CONSUMED: Alex: whole lot of Person of Interest; Midwives of Revolution; Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs; SHIELD Alisa: Killin ...…
 
In which convention season and awards season are both upon us! WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Hugo Packet now available Rivqa & Mother of Invention at Strange Horizons If you're at Continuum come to our MOI book party, Sunday 10 June 2pm. Wiscon Killable Bodies in SF panel Wiscon's official statement. Coffee and Ink's response from the audien ...…
 
In which the crew talks about harassment, conventions and of course... booooooks. WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Alisa published her Audit about harassment at Aussie conventions on Facebook, pdf available on request. CULTURE CONSUMED: Alex: That Dangerous and Persuasive Woman: Vida Goldstein, Janette Bomford; Dark Matter: Reading the Bones, e ...…
 
WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET/WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Locus Awards finalists: https://locusmag.com/2018/04/2018-locus-awards-finalists/ The Norma: https://normakhemmingaward.org Tansy on Acts of Kitchen: https://actsofkitchen.com/2018/04/29/acts-of-kitchen-tansy-rayner-roberts-2/ CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: iZombie, Champagne and Socks, Epip ...…
 
In which we care about Hugo Awards, Aussie SFF awards, harassment at conventions and tea-brewing spaceships all at the same time. WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Hugo shortlist! Aurealis winners Ditmars Survey on Harassment in Aussie SF conventions CULTURE CONSUMED: Tansy: The Teamaster & the Detective, by Aliette de Bodard, Lemony Snicket’s A ...…
 
Post-cake and post-birthday we talk Kickstarter, Tiptree and Hawking: plus the Rights of Women. Thanks for the cake love! WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Tansy’s Kickstarter :D Bring back the Creature Court Stephen Hawking died Tiptree winner, shortlist & longlist announced. Kitschies shortlist CULTURE CONSUMED: Alex: Olympe de Gouges, The Dec ...…
 
In which Galactic Suburbia is 8 years olds. We're reading independently, making friends in Grade 3, and eating CAKE. This episode is best consumed with cake, especially if you tweet, email or message us to say exactly what you're eating. CAKE Alex: blueberry and orange ricotta cake with French Earl Grey syrup Tansy: blueberry marscapone cakes A ...…
 
Sit down, strap yourselves in and get ready to be wall to wall spoiled for the entire new series of Star Trek! Please send feedback to us at galacticsuburbia@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter at @galacticsuburbs, check out Galactic Suburbia Podcast on Facebook, support us at Patreon - which now includes access to the ever so exclusive GS Slack - ...…
 
We're back! Our now fully East Coast podcast has returned to delight and enrage you. WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET/WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Alisa moved house; Icefall by Stephanie Gunn acquisition for TPP, new Author Spotlight of the Month gig at TPP Tansy new novella Girl Reporter released, How To Survive An Epic Journey at Uncanny Magazi ...…
 
It's our Holiday Gift Recs Extravaganza! Prepare to do some serious online shopping while you listen to our recs. WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Alex moonlighted on Paleo Cinema Podcast with a Disaster Movie special episode! We look at a list of the 33 Best SFF books by women (hooray for lists with more than one) Kate Gordon’s new novel raisi ...…
 
In which the trashfires are covered in rainbows this week. So many trashfires; so many rainbows. Huge congrats to all the QUILTBAG/LGBTQ Australians who got engaged since Wednesday 15th 2017, including friend of the podcast John Richards!!! WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Australia voted Yes! And we really want Penny Wong to lead the country n ...…
 
WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET/WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Julian May died No more Writer and the Critic: announcement Feminist Poltergeist podcast, from Ellenbutnotdegeneres: Carmilla movie out OUR DISCUSSION: Leisure, freelancing/part-time hours and guilt. CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: Otherlife; Stranger Things S2; The Trauma Cleaner, Sarah Kras ...…
 
In which we read books, make books and regender books WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET? The D Franklin Defying Doomsday Award Luminescent Threads shout-out in Den of Geek’s Holiday Book Guide Tansy's regendered Frankenstein podcast: Frankentastic! CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: makes the books for Twelfth Planet Press Alex: Nexus; Blacklist on netflix; Pro ...…
 
In which we're voting Yes for equality, and Alex is back in the house. (APOLOGIES FOR THE POOR SOUND QUALITY-the Silent Producer) WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Cory Bernardi vs Students in Dresses (via @JoshThomas87) The Book Smugglers Level Up Kickstarter WHAT ALEX DID ON HER EPIC ADVENTURE! CULTURE CONSUMED: Alisa: What Happened, Hillary C ...…
 
In which Alisa & Tansy talk #ownvoices, the nuance of diversity and the current trend for "authenticity" at the expense of author privacy. WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET? Yoon Ha Lee on #ownvoices & being outed as a trans author Follow up from D Franklin on how authors of marginalised identities aren't beyond criticism when writing about toxic or d ...…
 
In which Alisa & Tansy keep the home fires burning for Alex with Hugo chat, Aussie politics and more. WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET/WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Huuuuuugoos! For the stat badgers among you: The Nomination Stats & The Winner Stats Patterns Around Octavia Butler (Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler) CULTURE CONS ...…
 
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In which we revisit a favourite old space station to see if it totally holds up, and get angry about superhero girlfriends. WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET WFA Shortlist Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction Kickstarter Defying Doomsday Award - last call for nominations Let’s talk about Titania, brand new imprint of Twelfth Planet Press, coming so ...…
 
In which Alisa & Tansy are not Handmaids, and we need a lot of cheerful culture to balance out the darkness. WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET/WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK? Our Kickstarter for Mother of Invention is Complete: it's the end but the moment has been prepared for. Nnedi Okorafor’s amazing African dystopian novel Who Fears Death to be ad ...…
 
photo credit: Paul Weimer In Which Alex & Tansy talk awards, culture & promote each other's projects. Continuum & the Ditmars. Locus Awards: so many winners. Mother of Invention: last day of Tansy's Kickstarter campaign! Last chance to pledge! Luminescent Threads pre-orders open now. The Book Riot review/interview is here! Avid Bookshop vs. Tro ...…
 
In which we Continuum all the Continuum! Our live podcast, recorded on the afternoon of June 11 2016, with us still buzzing, inspired and surrounded by cake. Alex has a travel announcement. Alisa is knitting. Continuum 13! We were there! Seanan McGuire's Guest of Honour Hour Likhain's GOH speech on YouTube & written version. (we hadn't seen thi ...…
 
In which we launch new projects and Discover a new/old love for Star Trek. Bet you didn't know how much we love Star Trek. What's new on the internet? Nebula Weekend means awards and other announcements! Tansy announces the impending Kickstarter for Mother of Invention: A speculative fiction anthology of diverse, challenging stories about gende ...…
 
In which we debate the all important question, how much zombie vomit is too much zombie vomit? WHAT'S NEW ON THE INTERNET Clarke Award Shortlist The End of Tropes Vs Women Sleeping With Monsters Book coming soon! CULTURE CONSUMED Alisa: Rogue One, Santa Clarita Diet Tansy: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Beauty & the Beast, Legion Ep 1, “Making ...…
 
A Very Special Galactic Suburbia Announcement. We're doing a thing for our Patreon supporters! You're the first to hear about it! Our Galactic Suburbia Podcast Patreon. Alisa's Champagne & Socks crafting podcast (the champagne is metaphorical) (Patreon to be launched shortly) Alex's Acts of Kitchen foodie & cooking podcast and Patreon Tansy's S ...…
 
In which we feed our feedback back to you, with a side order of cheesecake! WHAT'S NEW ON THE INTERNET Aurealis Award winners announced. Ditmar prelim ballot FEEDBACK: Flea’s YouTube channel Books mentioned in feedback: Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Roller Girl The Better Homes and Garden New Cookbook Joy of Cooking Amanda Downum’s Necroma ...…
 
In which Galactic Suburbia becomes a five-time Hugo nominated podcast... WHAT'S NEW ON THE INTERNET? Hugo shortlist Also the Nommo shortlist (from the African Speculative Fiction Society) CULTURE CONSUMED Alisa: The 45th; S-Town; Sea Swept, Nora Roberts Tansy: Lotus Blue, Cat Sparks; Buffy rewatch Alex: New York 2140, Kim Stanley Robinson; the ...…
 
In which Alisa reads us all under the table (again) and the women of SFF are anything but Humble. What's New on the Internet? Cheesecake can be cake if it wants to be cake. Especially if you do not belong to a pie nation. Also, pies need lids or they're not trying hard enough. GUFF race (until 17 April) Paul Weimer is the DUFF candidate, hooray ...…
 
In which we are seven years old! Get yourself some delicious cake and settle down to our International Women's Day episode. What's New on the Internet? Post-mortem on the first Octavia Butler book club hosted by Twelfth Planet Press! We had such a great time talking about Wild Seed. Next up: Fledgling on April 2 2017. Aurealis Awards shortlist ...…
 
In which Alex & Tansy consume bucketloads of culture and explain what all those fan fund letters really mean. This is an educational podcast! What's new on the internet? GUFF race (until 1 April) DUFF race (until 10 March) CULTURE CONSUMED Tansy: Pantomime by Laura Lam, Alex: lots of the Vorkosigan saga, Lois McMaster Bujold Tansy: Harry Potter ...…
 
In which the world is on fire but we're still reading... WHAT'S NEW ON THE INTERNET Teen Vogue as tool of the revolution - why we shouldn't be surprised. Problem Daughters: check out this fantastic crowdfunding project for intersectional feminist stories. GUFF race (until 1 April) DUFF race (until 10 March) Help support these fan funds! Alisa & ...…
 
Alex and Tansy pull apart the recent school-set Doctor Who spin off TV show Class, with its YA tropes, teen diversity, squicky alien creatures and fascinating parent-kid dynamics. But mostly we rave about the awesomeness of Quill. Because she is the best. Please send feedback to us at galacticsuburbia@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter at @galacti ...…
 
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