Best science fiction podcasts we could find (Updated July 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.
 
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 (except to people into that sort of thing), then turn your ears to the Science Fiction Film Podcast. Subscribe and never miss a week of their profane ramblings.
 
A bi-weekly journey into the improbable. Original speculative fiction, sci-fi & fantasy stories for all Ages.
 
Interviewing and Learning from Successful Authors
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Take a journey into contemporary science fiction with our interviews of today's bestselling and award-winning authors. In recent episodes, we've discussed the science behind The Martian with Andy Weir, reincarnation with Claire North (The First Fifteen Live of Harry August), classic short fiction with the legendary Robert Silverberg, nanotechnology with PJ Manney ((R)evolution), what keeps people motivated when the world is coming to an end with Ben H. Winters (The Last Policeman), the chall ...
 
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.
 
Author and novelist David Wallace Fleming publishes original humor, science fiction and fantasy short stories. Subscribe for a variety of free, serialized audiobooks of short fiction. For more info on the author, visit http://davidwallacefleming.com
 
A Steampunk Audio Drama: A laboratory accident sends Dr Sage and Professor Savant’s minds through space and time to reanimate dead bodies. Join them as they explore past, present and future.
 
Luke Burrage reads a science fiction novel and reviews it when he's done. Then he reads another.
 
Analysis of Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy and Comic Book Cinema
 
Ad Astral: podcasting short science fiction stories by DJ Burnham
 
Podcast by sillypunk
 
A podcast in which social scientists, philosophers and researchers discuss the themes and works of science fiction.
 
A biweekly podcast about the real science behind your favorite science fiction. Each episode, I discuss a topic or two in the scientific field, and then review how my favorite sci-fi portrays it. If you ever wanted to learn more about genetics, virtual reality, or space travel - this podcast is for you.
 
Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought and plants seeds that have led to advances in science. The genre can spark an interest in the science and is cited as the impetus for the career choice of many scientists. It is a playing field to explore social perspectives, predictions of the ...
 
A Podcast that Applies Literary Analysis to Classic Sci-Fi Shows & Movies
 
Providing Accessible Internet Resources around the globe.
 
Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought, and plants seeds that have led to advances in science. The genre can spark an interest in the science and is cited as the impetus for the career choice of many scientists. It is a playing field to explore social perspectives, predictions of th ...
 
Do you love Sci-Fi? We take a look at, about, around, and behind the scenes of all your favorite....uh...and not so favorite Sci-Fi movies, films, and TV shows.
 
Film chat with the Science Fiction Theatre gang.
 
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
 
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.
 
Podcast discussing women in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Hosted by Megan Leigh, Charlotte Bond, and Lucy Hounsom. New episodes every other Thursday.
 
Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically "think" rather than "shoot" their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author's imagination. The reader-selected stories ...
 
The only hour of radio that's neither an hour, nor on radio. These are Science fiction and fantasy stories from the intimidating collection of the Story Keeper. SILENCE! Each episode is written by a different author and performed in front of a live audience by members of the Collapsing Horse ensemble. Come in and wonder at the variety, the virtuosity, the vernacular, and the venereal. Welcome to the Collapsing Horse Science Fiction Radio Hour!Get us on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify or wherever y ...
 
Join the Discussing Who Crew as we investigate the world of science fiction. It’s all about clones, aliens, androids, and more! The possibilities are infinite, and YOU’RE invited. Hosted by Clarence Brown, Lee Shackleford, and Kyle Jones.
 
Join Sam, Alex & Chris as they rank every science fiction film EVER. Every week we add a film to the list, discussing the highs and lows before adding it to the ranking. a film a week until we run out of films. See the current list at sciencefictionratingsystem.com !
 
The Moon is Green, Bread Overhead and What's He Doing In There?! Three of the best known and loved Science Fiction short stories by the wonderful Fritz Lieber. Always tongue in cheek, and always with a funny twist, Leiber deftly shows how humans will adapt to or mess up the future. In ways that only humans can. - Summary by Phil Chenevert
 
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...
 
Niteshift is broadcast once a week (12:00 AM - 3:00 AM) Monday Night/Tuesday Morning on Listener sponsored radio WBAI 99.5 FM and streaming on the web @ WBAI.org It is hosted by Producer/Engineer Mike Sargent and Co-hosted by Joe Mauceri* with Elaina Fulgham.
 
Three Science Fiction stories by the great Gerald Vance: Monsoons of Death is a very nice blend of horror story and a study of true bravery on the planet Mars. A newly commissioned lieutenant finds out a lot about both! In Larson's Luck, Vance takes us on a light hearted jaun into hot shot space ship pilots, piracy and the good part of breaking the rules. The last story, Vital Ingredient, takes the listener far into the future when the sport of boxing still has two musceled opponents battlin ...
 
Welcome to the Backyard Space Opera Podcast, where we’re all about low budget science fiction, micro budget filmmaking, and independent science fiction and fantasy media creation. We live in a golden age where technology allows almost anyone to make and distribute high quality science fiction movies right in their own backyards. We’ll be discussing the trials and tribulations of micro budget filmmaking and how we can use classic techniques like stop animation and practical special effects in ...
 
a podcast review of classic and contemporary literature and movies in science fiction, fantasy and related genres
 
G.L.Vandenburg wrote quirky and funny Science Fiction stories for Amazing Science Fiction Stories, and similar magazines in the 1950's. These four are a selection that give a good taste of his offbeat approach, strange sense of humor and relaxed narrative style that brought joy and excitement to those of us who bought these magazines and saw his name on the cover. In the first, Martian V.F.W., some strange visitors join a parade; in the second, Jubilation, U.S.A, our first visitors from oute ...
 
Science Fiction and Politics, Courtney Brown, Emory University
 
Five early stories by one of my favorite SF writers, Mack Reynolds. Medal of Honor is an intriguing look into the mind of someone who is above the law; who cannot commit a crime. How will he act? especially if he is a self centered drunk? Potential Enemy is story about the sad state of human minds that are ruled by fear and paranoia. Happy Ending is an SF story about the far future when the last solar system wide dictator has been finally defeated and what will he do? What will he do? This i ...
 
The Prometheus Unbound Podcast is the audio counterpart of the Prometheus Unbound webzine, a libertarian review of speculative fiction and literature. It features news; commentary; interviews with your favorite authors, editors, and libertarian scholars; audio reviews; listener feedback; and special segments like Book of the Month, Today’s Tomorrows Writing Prompt, and Fiction Forecasts. Join us as we talk about books, movies, and television shows in the science fiction and fantasy genres.
 
Each episode of The Science of Fiction picks a theme and discusses the science and non-science in fiction involving that theme, with hilarious results, a selection of tenuously-related music, and a constant stream of guest experts. Expect anything from the mechanics of time travel to advice on how to survive the impending zombie apocalypse!
 
A bi-weekly podcast about science, fiction, and everything in between. Hosted by Lucas Moore (a scientist) and Taylor Sloan (a not-scientist).
 
Author and journalist Jon Cronshaw reviews short science fiction stories.
 
Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories ...
 
Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories ...
 
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Evan, his siblings, and some guests talk about the Legend of Zelda series as a whole, and it’s newest entry, the Breath of the Wild.
 
Evan, his siblings, and some guests talk about the Legend of Zelda series as a whole, and it’s newest entry, the Breath of the Wild.
 
Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen! This week I will be taking a scene by scene look at Rian Johnson’s stab at the Star Wars franchise. Please support SciFi Onscreen via Patreon (button on upper right of website), Paypal, by retweeting the show on Twitter or sharing via Facebook. Thank you! The post Episode 112 – Star Wars Episode VIII – The Last ...…
 
“Forrest Gander’s life partner, the poet C.D. Wright, died suddently a little more than two years ago, and this book is one result or record of the aftermath of that loss. In poems that are utterly naked and bereft, elegies, apologies, could-have-beens, Gander grieves and wonders about what’s left in his life. There is so much pain in this book ...…
 
Hello, there! If you have received this telepathic mailing, you are a member of the species currently self-designated Homo sapiens, as evolved on the planet locally known as Earth, orbiting the sun locally known, for some reason that escapes us, as Sol. Most of your kind is already aware of the legal proceedings just completed in Session 3,975, ...…
 
Sam J. Miller loves cities. He lives in one, has a day job dedicated to making urban life more humane and fair, and has set his new novel, Blackfish City (Ecco, 2018), in a teeming metropolis full of people who are grateful to be there. The fictional metropolis is Qaanaak, which...
 
In the season four finale, Finn has given up and Bunce is ruler of the Marlowe. But thanks to a little ingenuity and an old friend, they’re able to make one last stand. But will it be enough? To solve our season-ending puzzle, email us with subject line: Finale Puzzle. Complete offer details are available at: https://www.kindsnacks.com/kidsoffe ...…
 
This week, we were joined by data cruncher Alex Newton who runs the K-Lytics (i.e. Kindle Analytics) service for authors and publishers. He’s been taking a look at trends in Science Fiction and Fantasy this summer, so we invited him on to talk about the findings of his latest report. He also gave us some great information on the Amazon store su ...…
 
Luke and Juliane talk about the Murderbot Diaries novella All Systems Red by Martha Wells. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: http://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: http://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow L ...…
 
No podcast this week! Here's a little preview of what's to come! ciao bella x GIVE US 5 STARS ON ITUNES!! See the list at sciencefictionratingsystem.com! Like us on Facebook facebook.com/sfratingsystem ! Follow us on twitter @sfratingsystem and instagram @sciencefictionratingsystem! Get in touch at sciencefictionratingsystem@gmail.com…
 
Luke reviews Prador Moon by Neal Asher and then talks about reading series in chronological order rather than publication order. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: http://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: ht ...…
 
It's no Righteous Kill, but Shawshank tries hard to be a good flick, despite the terrible dialogue, script, and performances. Follow Dean on Twitter. @Dean_LSGMedia Follow Matthew on Twitter. @MatthewFromLSG Follow Jessica on Twitter. Jess_LSGMedia (psst! she never uses it) Follow LSG Media on Twitter. @LSGMedia Support LSG Media by becoming a ...…
 
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...
 
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 ...…
 
The people have spoken! Again! Again again again again again! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and find the explorers cornered. Thanks to everyone who participated in our Choose Your Own Adventure–style experiment! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recomme ...…
 
Welcome back to another episode of SciFi Onscreen. This week I’ll do some short takes on films I’ve seen during my hiatus that may or may not get covered in the podcast as full episodes. I plan to make this kind of show a new recurring theme on SFO. Please support SciFi Onscreen via Patreon (button on upper right of website), Paypal, by retweet ...…
 
We spoke with author Anna Smith Spark, Queen of Grimdark, to try and get to the bottom of what exactly Grimdark is."In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war."Full episode notes, including texts mentioned in the episode, can be found at www.breakingtheglassslipper.com
 
Constable Kershaw has not uttered any overrides, nor issued a warrant to access her memory logs, but Celia understands nonetheless that she is expected to stay, to sit and answer his questions like a suspect. It surprises her, this treatment. Like she’s human. “Are you chilly, Constable? Shall I light the fire?” “Yeah, all right,” he says, remo ...…
 
The people have spoken! Again! Again again again again! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and find the explorers in a tough pickle. Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/, Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, ...…
 
Our journey through the history of Star Trek on the silver screen reaches its nadir, with William Shatner's atrocious Star Trek V. Spoilers: We didn't like it, but of course we didn't because who does? Join us as we struggle to find a positive, wonder how the Enterprise crew has not been court-martialed by now and try our best to forget Uhura's ...…
 
For this week’s show, time travel and steampunk author Nathan Van Coops joined us to talk about his two series and what he’s doing to keep them selling. He’s a busy guy, releasing one novel a year, but still manages to bring in a good income from his books. Here are some of the specifics that we discussed: Tropes of the time travel genre and wh ...…
 
The people have spoken! Again! Again againAgain! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and encounter a major roadblock. Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/, Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recomme ...…
 
In this movie Katarina Witt gets murdered, but shockingly Tonya Harding is NOT a suspect. Lots of French things happen, and Bobby De Niro is a total pro... again. Follow Dean on Twitter. @Dean_LSGMedia Follow Matthew on Twitter. @MatthewFromLSG Follow Jessica on Twitter. Jess_LSGMedia (psst! she never uses it) Follow LSG Media on Twitter. @LSGM ...…
 
Welcome back to SciFi Onscreen! This week I will be taking a look at a long awaited sequel, Blade Runner 2049. Please support SciFi Onscreen via Patreon (button on upper right of website), Paypal, by retweeting the show on Twitter or sharing via Facebook. Thank you! The post Episode 110 – Blade Runner 2049 (2017) appeared first on Sci Fi Onscre ...…
 
The Jurassic Park franchise has renewed interest in dinosaurs and speculation about bringing them back to life. But speculative and scifi authors have fantasized about present day humans surviving prehistoric animals since the 1800s. I debunk myths about dinosaurs, talk about current research in paleontology and dinosaur behavior! This episode ...…
 
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 ...…
 
The people have spoken! Again! Again again! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and discover a brand new problem. Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/, Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendat ...…
 
“Hodson’s essays have such a sexy drama to them—and ultimately it’s the romance of just getting through life; the passion that comes from being a wholly alert woman and living to tell about it. I had a real romance with this book.” —Miranda July; “Chelsea Hodson tests herself against her desires, grapples with their consequences, and presents a ...…
 
Join Ben and Evan and four of Ben’s kids on a road trip as they drive to the theater to see Ant-Man and the Wasp, and then as they drive home after seeing the movie! Was it good? Bad? Ugly? How does it tie into Infinity War? Is it worth …
 
Join Ben and Evan and four of Ben’s kids on a road trip as they drive to the theater to see Ant-Man and the Wasp, and then as they drive home after seeing the movie! Was it good? Bad? Ugly? How does it tie into Infinity War? Is it worth …
 
The monkeys are white-faced capuchins. Small things, their lean, black-furred bodies stand in stark contrast to the white tufts of their faces and shoulders. The Russians have cannons that can blast an airship apart in ten minutes and armored steam knights called kolotar, but of the many dangers I face on a warship a mile above the Black Sea, I ...…
 
If Tolstoy had written Spoonbenders (Knopf, 2017), he might have started it: “All happy families are alike; each family of psychics is unhappy in its own way.” Then again, who needs Tolstoy when you have Daryl Gregory, whose masterful family drama is tied together with telekinesis, astral traveling, and genuine...…
 
The people have spoken! Again! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and discover an interesting way to stop a Wild Thing. Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/, Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast reco ...…
 
This week we stick with comedy and a trip back to the late '80s, where the clothes were baggy, the music was radical and the casual homophobia was a shock. Join us as we travel through time and wonder did they really does say what we thought they said?? Next week we continue our Star Trek odyssey, biting the bullet watching Star Trek V: The Fin ...…
 
On this week’s show, we chat with dark/epic fantasy author and podcaster Andy Peloquin. Andy got the rights back to his first series and did a big and very successful relaunch, revamping it to appeal to assassin-loving epic fantasy fans instead of the dark fantasy fans it previously targeted. Here are some of the specifics that we covered: Andy ...…
 
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