Best science fiction podcasts we could find (Updated November 2018)
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Science Fiction Theater presents the best of Scifi, horror,fantasy from early days radio. Each show will take you into the world of the unknown, a place that is as strange as the unknown can be, it is only limited by you imagination. Enter the fantasy world of Science Fiction.
 
Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
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!
 
Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories originally published between 1931 and 1963, that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed. Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input.
 
They are obnoxious, they are absurd, they are irreverent, and they are - at times - shockingly insightful. If you are looking for something different in the TV & Film podcasting genre, something honest and with zero interest in pandering, then turn your ears to the Science Fiction Film Podcast. Subscribe and never miss a week of their profane ramblings.
 
Interviews with members of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers and those involved in RMFW conferences, workshops and other writing-related events. Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to supporting, encouraging, and educating writers seeking publication in commercial fiction.
 
Future shock included some very original and sometimes disturbing contemporary Chinese Science Fiction from the award-winning author Chen Qiufan and translated by Ken Liu, the translator of The Three Body Problem (Hugo Award winner). You can see how Chinese younger generation imagine about the future, the technology and how they change the people physically and spiritually. To be continued...
 
The latest podcast feed searching 'FICTION' on SermonAudio.com.
 
We've all watched science fiction and wished that we could have the gadgets for ourselves, but as we discuss on this podcast, these gadgets are usually more trouble than they are worth. Join brothers Michael and David Rainey as they explore pop culture wish fulfillment and do their best to destroy those wishes.
 
This podcast explores current theories in the cognitive science as they apply to the study of fiction. How can we cry when a character dies, if they don’t really exist? How can I relive suspense if I’ve already read the book? Why do we feel disappointed when everything turns out to be a dream? These questions and more are explored as I talk with researchers in the field about different topics applicable to literature, film, and more.
 
The Real Deal Science Fiction Podcast looks at movies, books, games and scifi of all kinds. Then we look at technology which exists now or is on the horizon and finds the correlation between the two. Science fiction leads to science facts and the future of our world depends upon the human race becoming more than we are today. This is a weekly podcast with new episodes on Monday and special episodes on Thursdays when warranted.
 
Author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Paul Krugman (#61), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Joyce Carol Oates (#202). The A.V. Club calls the show, "An informative and impressively in-depth podcast well worth checking out," and io9 lists it as one of "13 Smart Podcasts That Will Feed Your Hunger for Knowledge and Ideas." NPR's earbuds.fm lists the show as a re ...
 
Bestselling and award-winning science fiction authors talk about their new books and much more in candid conversations with host Rob Wolf. In recent episodes, he's talked with Martha Wells (The Murderbot Diaries) about endearing-but-deadly bots, Sam J. Miller (Blackfish City) about “hopeful" dystopias, Daryl Gregory (Spoonbenders) about telekinesis and espionage, Meg Elison (The Book of Etta) about memory and the power of writing, Mur Lafferty (Six Wakes) about cloning and Agatha Christie, M ...
 
Journey into the Improbable
 
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Read along with the Sword and Laser book club! From classic science fiction to the latest gritty fantasy, we cover it. Subscribe for book discussions, author interviews, hot releases, and news from the genre fiction world!
 
The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a serialized science-fiction story for kids (start with Episode 1), told in 15-20 minute episodes for parents to put on when driving around town, or to marathon on road trips, or to bond over before bed. The story centers on Finn Caspian, an 8-year-old boy aboard The Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. He and his friends Abigail, Elias and Vale are Explorers Troop 301, taking off from the Marlowe to explore uncharted planets, h ...
 
​Words and Nerds Podcast is an entertaining and conversational podcast that aims to get inside the writer's minds. We discuss books and the social and political influences of a writer's work.The podcast digs deep to bring you an in depth but humorous analysis of the author's book and its influences. Join us for a new way of looking at literature. Dani Vee your host is a Head Teacher English, podcaster, reader, writer and book enthusiast. Subscribe and listen now.
 
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Cabbages and Kings
Monthly
 
A show for readers of science fiction and fantasy, with interviews, reactions, and memories of favorite books
 
As the title indicates, here are three SF stories by Frank Herbert, Missing LInk, originaly purlished in Astounding SF, 1959; Operation Haystack, also published in Astounding SF 1959; and Old Rambling House, published in Galaxy SF 1958. - Summary by Phil chenevert
 
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SF in Translation
Monthly
 
SF in Translation is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror podcast dedicated to the exploration of the translation of speculative fiction. Each episode features news and interviews about translated works and the job of translation. SF in Translation is part of The Skiffy and Fanty Show podcast network. If you want to find out more about us and our other shows, go to skiffyandfanty.com.
 
Join us at Franklin Manor, home to "The Junto," a social club in the classic style where adventures, mystics, and other unique individuals gather to socialize and conduct their private business. Club historians Dave Parkin and Rob Gibbs offer a glimpse into this strange and wonderful world as they share archived stories submitted by club members over the centuries.
 
Between audio books? Curious about the writers themselves? Listen to full-length sessions from the Bay Area Book Festival, where readers and writers meet each year in Berkeley, CA, to engage with their favorite authors, including Pulitzer Prize winners, chefs, and activists, to discuss writing, race, love, mystery, and more.
 
Come hear stories of The traveler as he travels through time and space and experience life as he see it.
 
The Skiffy and Fanty Show is a Hugo-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror podcast featuring interviews with authors, discussions on genre-related topics, and more. S&F is part of The Skiffy and Fanty Show podcast network. If you want to find out more about us and our other shows, go to skiffyandfanty.com.
 
A science fiction novella depicting a thrilling cat-and-mouse game which plays out between a credulous young man and an interstellar safari leader, as the two take up an unanticipated adventure on the mysterious planet Jumala. Norton combines mind control, cunning schemes, interstellar travel, and alien intelligence in an action-packed adventure. The story unfolds with the introduction of Ras Hume, a pilot and Out-Hunter, who with the help of a criminal mastermind from the planet Nahuatl pla ...
 
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Imaginary Worlds
Monthly+
 
Imaginary Worlds is a bi-weekly podcast about science fiction and other fantasy genres. Host Eric Molinsky talks with novelists, screenwriters, comic book artists, filmmakers, and game designers about their craft of creating fictional worlds. The show also looks at the fan experience, exploring what makes us suspend our disbelief, and what happens when that spell is broken. Fantasy worlds may be set in distant planets or parallel dimensions, but they are crafted here on Earth and on some lev ...
 
A precursor to gothic literature and science fiction genres, Frankenstein is a novel fuming with imagination as it depicts a well known horror story. Shelly’s gothic fiction is written in epistolary form as a means of correspondence between the failed writer Robert Walton and his sister, while he is away on a dangerous expedition in search of fame. Some major themes explored in the gothic classic are the fallibility of ambition and knowledge, revenge, prejudice, isolation, and the imperfecti ...
 
Two writers sit down and review underrated classics of Science Fiction.
 
If you've read and enjoyed The Stars Are Ours, you will certainly enjoy this exciting sequel! Star Born by Andre Norton was first published in 1957, two years after the previous book and is in itself a complete and riveting read. The theme depicts an early inter-stellar flight undertaken by people who call themselves the Free Scientists escaping from an oppressive regime on Earth. When Pax, a global authoritarian regime takes over the planet, it deems all space travel illegal. However this s ...
 
A research-based, storytelling podcast which wanders through the fields of fiction, popular culture, science, and history, drawing on the knowledge of a diverse cast of experts. Topics are wide-ranging but every episode is grounded in the same dedication to telling an engaging story about a less well-known aspect of history or culture.
 
Turn writing into more than a hobby, make it your career. Stephan Bugaj (Pixar's Brave, Wall-E, The Incredibles), Justin Sloan (Telltale's Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, and Minecraft: Story Mode), and Kevin Tumlinson (Citadel, Lucid, The 30-Day Author) give you their advice on writing for books, movies, video games and more, and occasionally try to sound smarter by having on amazing guests.
 
The Whole is Greater Than the Sum
 
Join Gary Spillman and Cailean Babcock every week as they discuss science fiction in movies, music, and gaming. All with a healthy dose of Texas and Japan thrown in!
 
Burroughs’ second book in the classic Barsoom series, The Gods of Mars is a scientific fiction novel following the adventures of John Carter as he returns to Mars after a ten year hiatus in the hope of being reunited with his wife, child and the Red Martian people. First published as a five-part serial in a pulp magazine in the course of 1913, the novel was later published as a whole in 1918. A tale of audacity, honor, optimism, and perseverance, Burroughs successfully builds on to the previ ...
 
Law professor and author Tim Wu talks to leading science fiction writers about whether we're already living in the future.
 
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Storyfeather
Weekly
 
I'm Nila, and I've been writing and posting an original short story every week since November 2013 on storyfeather.com. Stories in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, fairy tale, mystery, and mythology. Now I'm narrating those stories in the Storyfeather podcast.
 
Your weekly destination for in-depth literary interviews as well as news and analysis about the publishing industry. A must listen for lovers of fiction.
 
The Best Stories in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Other Genres
 
A thrilling intergalactic adventure, Star Surgeon follows the journey of Dal Timgar as he strives to achieve his lifelong goal of becoming a physician. Published in 1959, the novel explores themes of discrimination, prejudice, and racial oppression, while also presenting key elements of science fiction including interplanetary travel, intergalactic medicine, aliens, and advanced technology. The thrilling tale begins with the introduction of Dal Timgar, a young alien from Garv, who has aspire ...
 
“Mark Phillips” is, or are, two writers: Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer. Their joint pen-name, derived from their middle names (Philip and Mark), was coined soon after their original meeting, at a science-fiction convention. Both men were drunk at the time, which explains a good deal, and only one has ever sobered up. A matter for constant contention between the collaborators is which one. Originally published as That Sweet Little Old Lady, Brain Twister follows the adventures of FB ...
 
This series looks at common myths and misconceptions around raising a healthy family. Google has become our go-to for all the questions of daily life, but wading through forums for answers can be a real pain. To help sort fact from fiction is host Sarah Hunstead from CPR Kids. She's a paediatric emergency nurse, author and passionate advocate for child safety and children’s health issues. Host and research: Sarah Hunstead Producer: Chloe MacKenzie Executive Producer: Tim Ritchie
 
The title of the book comes from Luke 17:21. It is a non-fiction work of the famous Russian author Leo Tolstoy. He wrote it after many years of reflexion on Christianity and Jesus. Many subjects are present such as wars, non-violence, misunderstanding by believers of the faith, etc.
 
An exploration of exceptional and intriguing science fiction, fantasy, and genre web series and online short films. Hosted by Rod T. Faulkner, founder of The 7th Matrix dot com, a web site dedicated to promoting the best in indie SF&F web series and online shorts.
 
A macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. After sixteen years in prison, the indomitable Dolores Roach returns to a New York City neighborhood that has changed drastically in her absence. Her boyfriend missing, her family long gone, Dolores is recognized only by an old stoner friend, Luis, who gives Dolores room and board and lets her give massages for cash in the basement apartment under his dilapidated empanada shop. When the ...
 
Come hang out with hosts Kira Klingenberg & Keera Lindenberg (yes, really) as they explore science in a way that anyone, despite their level of nerdy-ness, can enjoy!
 
Wolfson is the largest graduate college in Oxford. Our diverse student body has a wide spread of disciplines and nationalities. The College is both traditional and unconventional, forward thinking and friendly.
 
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Pip Drysdale chats to Dani Vee about her psychological thriller The Sunday Girl, the writing process and the importance of exploring serious issues in literature.The Girl on the Train meets Before I Go to Sleep with a dash of Bridget Jones in this chilling tale of love gone horribly wrong …Some love affairs change you forever. Someone comes int ...…
 
Intriguing, compelling. Impossible to put down.’~ Liane MoriartyBer is the author of eight novels, including Just Business, High Potential, The Better Woman, Less Than Perfect, Worlds Apart and Once Lost. The Missing Pieces of Sophie McCarthy is her first book published under B.M. Carroll.She’s the victim.But is she so innocent?Sophie McCarthy ...…
 
Ivan Petrenko’s entire life has revolved around his quest to seek official recognition of his family’s apparent abduction by extraterrestrials while on a camping trip in Ontario in the late 1950’s. Responding to an online...
 
11-16-18: MARK C. DUDLEY : ART DIRECTOR AT ROUND HOUSE GAMES & MANAGING PARTNER AT IMAGINOS WORKSHOPON GENESIS SCIENCE FICTION RADIO SHOW 9PM ET, 8PM CT, 7PM MT, 6PM PTwww.talkshoe.com/tc/127374 www.genesissciencefictionradioshow.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/GenesisScienceFictionRadio#blackscifi #blerds #blackpanther #blackcomics #afrofu ...…
 
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This is just a brief episode with Jonathan and BeeBop discussing some big things that are happening for the show, and what’s coming down the pike for the rest of the year and into 2019. Thanks everyone for all of your support!
 
Hello there. I’m Nila, an Ordinary Citizen of Earth. And I’m here to tell you that Season Two of the Storyfeather podcast is coming soon. What is the Storyfeather podcast? It’s a narrative fiction podcast. That means I read stories—stories that I’ve written in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, fairy tale, mystery, and mythology. A ...…
 
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Tom inadvertently affects a listener feud, the truth about George R. R. Martin and why we think Zeroes is number 1.By feedback@swordandlaser.com (Tom Merritt and Veronica Belmont).
 
It seems clear that our dependence on the internet will only grow in coming years, offering untold convenience. But how much control will we have to surrender to access this digital wonderland? That’s one of the key questions animating the first two books in Eliot Peper’s action- and idea-packed Analog trilogy. In the...…
 
My assistant said, “You have received an invitation from Holk Xanthoulian. He is embarking on a new menu and invites, and I quote, ‘a select coterie of the cognoscenti to sample its superlative assemblage of tastes, textures, and titillations.’” “He has a flair for the alliterative,” I said. “Sadly, that is true,” my assistant said. “Shall I de ...…
 
Kira and Keera are trying something new: seasons! With themes! In Season 1, they’re exploring the idea that in nature, many processes happen in reoccurring patterns, or more specifically, loops. In today’s episode, K+K dive into how important, and also difficult, it is to keep ecosystems in balance. They talk to Alma Frankenstein, Project Manag ...…
 
Long ago, before we found out about new movies from tweets about teaser trailers that advertised full-length trailers – the first glimpse of a new movie would be the poster. Movie posters used to be hand-drawn illustrations, and many of them became iconic. Not so much anymore. But a growing movement of artists, galleries and print companies are ...…
 
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This week, the explorers face some unexpected visitors, who play some unexpected tricks! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't ...…
 
“Williams’s short precise, & emphatic sentences build a strange society whose denizens are not quite familiar to us & not quite comfortable with their own quietly disturbing evolutions. Not a single moment of the prose here is what you expect, & even the ordinary is, in the context created by Diane Williams, no longer ordinary. It is fresh, hap ...…
 
In this third episode of Into the Wardrobe (though the first to most of our listeners), Shaun and Jen discuss the 1993 Disney film, Hocus Pocus, directed by Kenny Ortega. They discuss the film’s pros and cons, from its treatment of people of color and anti-feminist portrayals of witches to how it deals with toxic masculinity and bullying and mo ...…
 
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