Best science fiction podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Each week the Science Fiction Film Podcast puts a film or TV show under its profane microscope to see what happens. Hosts Dean, Matthew, Josh and Jess endeavor to mix thoughtful analysis and commentary with absurdity… they make themselves laugh.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
Luke Burrage reads a science fiction novel and reviews it when he's done. Then he reads another.
 
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.
 
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 themes and works of science fiction
 
A Podcast that Applies Literary Analysis to Classic Sci-Fi Shows & Movies
 
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 ...
 
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
 
The Sci-Phi Show is a podcast that looks at the intersection of science-fiction and philosophy. Each week Jason Rennie take a piece of science fiction television, film or a short story and explore some of the ideas contained in it.
 
Science Fiction open access audiobook library podcast
 
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 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.
 
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.
 
Join Sam, Alex & Chris as they rank every science fiction film EVER. Three films an episode are discussed and added to the ranking, until we run out of films. See the current list at sciencefictionratingsystem.com !
 
Providing Accessible Internet Resources around the globe.
 
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 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
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 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.
 
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...
 
a podcast review of classic and contemporary literature and movies in science fiction, fantasy and related genres
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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!
 
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 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. Many people chose to become scientists because science fiction sparked their interest. It is a playing field to explore social perspectives, predictions of the future, and engage in advent ...
 
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Hey there, remember us? Yeah, we know. We thought we were done with the hiccups in the schedule, but this thing called February happened. Things didn’t get better in March. And April was not shaping up to be any kind of improvement. Sure, we had content in the hopper, we had stuff we wanted to talk about, and we wanted to talk to you all. Probl ...…
 
Let's go to Space Church! This week on the Poz Button, Borzoi brings on half the Godcast to talk about religion and science fiction in the mediocre Ridley Scott Alien prequels. Get ready for a lot of faith talk and contentious statements. Be sure to leave angry comments using stale memes and weak banter! RSS Feed Check out the Poz Button websit ...…
 
Detective Carson “Mac” MacHenry can’t figure out why the Darmes are so interested in this one dead girl or why the secretive federal police have rushed the autopsy or why, a few days later, the records of the dead girl’s murder have been erased from all official government channels. Even stranger to the detective is the manner of death – injuri ...…
 
Soylent is a complete, plant-based liquid meal in a sleek white bottle. Is it the shape of a homogenized, foodless future? CEO Bryan Crowley says no - although the product does take its name from dystopian science fiction.
 
Over the weekend at ClexaCon, I got to talk to Marlene Forte. You may know her as Alazne in Altered Carbon, Celia in Fear the Walking Dead, or Graciela in The Runaways. We talk about her science fiction roles, what it's like to be Latina in Hollywood, and how women should get together to create their own stories. This episode was brought to you ...…
 
On this special episode, we do a solid for a friend. "Kurt" is a Uygur from East Turkistan, a place where the Chinese are perpetrating atrocities of holocaust level on this noble people. "Kurt" gives us an eye-witness account of the horrors being committed by the Chinese government and also what you can do to help with the humanitarian effort. ...…
 
This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at ClexaCon, the largest multifandom convention for LGBTQ women and allies. My guest host Michelle and I discuss the importance of women and LGBTQ representation in media; I break down an academic paper about the effects of media representation in the TV show The Fosters on queer and straigh ...…
 
Hello, welcome to the FLASH DRIVE STORIES Podcast. A serialized Fantasy and Science Fiction show, written and narrated by me, your host, V. P. Rigel. Enjoy listening Fru and the Magic Sword chapter five! You can read the chapter here :http://vprigel.com/chapter-5/ For aditional cool stuff support & subscribe: on: www.vprigel.com/newsletter face ...…
 
Tron is a 1982 American science fiction action-adventure film written and directed by Steven Lisberger, based on a story by Lisberger and Bonnie MacBird and produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film stars Jeff Bridges as a computer programmer who is transported inside the software world of a mainframe computer where he interacts with progra ...…
 
Welcome to Conspeared hosted by Natalie and Gerald. We created this podcast with the purpose to delve into conversation about all types of conspiracies in our world regarding pop-culture, science-fiction, true crime, paranormal, unexplained phenomena, personal experiences, and anything that cannot be explained. We plan to provide various points ...…
 
Episode Notes Patreon https://www.patreon.com/Drunkonmedia Twitter https://twitter.com/Zackthewizard?lang=en Music from Vaporer's Mana Pool album. Start Up and Shut Down. This is the first episode in a short story series titled "Charavale" which is aimed to look at a new form of science fiction set in a near future world where technology and hu ...…
 
On April 3, 1968, hundreds of audience members walked out of the theatrical premier of a strange, long, dialogue-sparse science fiction film. Now regarded as one of the greatest science fiction films of all time, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey was first met with harsh reviews from critics. Writer and filmmaker Michael Benson, author of ...…
 
Just when you thought Easter was over SFRS turns up with a trifecta of films about rabbits! One of our better weeks for actually discussing what a film is and how it works (in my opinion), with a smattering of stardust from Chris' latest LA adventures, and then controversy as we come across a film not showing many signs of sci-fi at all...Will ...…
 
Actor David Morrissey, well known for his roles in TV dramas like State of Play, The Deal, Red Riding, The Walking Dead and Britannia. He talks about his latest role is as Inspector Tyador in BBC Two's adaption of the China Miéville's novel The City and The City. The drama is a speculative science-fiction meets police procedural, set in two cit ...…
 
Show Overview: There are still no friends in episode, but we are truly connected anyways. Before going on to other topics, I will cover what happened. This is not about, but I should probably get this out of the way. If this helps tilt the tables towards the existence of something "more", then that would be a great because that is exactly what ...…
 
www.RussellCorey.com - There can be only one! Which of these four films will win the 2018 Film Final Four Movie Madness Tournement winner. The contenders: READY PLAYER ONE, THE AVENGERS INFINITY WAR, SOLO, JURASSIC WORLD FALLEN KINGDOM. I'll pick my favorite of the four, but there will also be a data driven winner as well. Keep up with each Pod ...…
 
Intro: American history, African American spirituals, and the consent to dream for freedomComics, Black Panther, and Octavia Butler: Talking science fiction and reframing consent narratives with Clarence Haynes! https://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/clarence-haynesT.A.M. Thoughts: Live your fantasy, just like Ziggy Stardust!Songs:"Freedom Highw ...…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Anne Borden, co-founder of Autistics for Autistics, explains the importance of self-advocacy. Ryan Delehanty tells us about an opportunity to provide feedback on Nova Scotia's accessibility legislation. Todd Blenkhorn reviews Steven Spielberg's science-fiction thriller Ready Player One. And our news panel discusses sexism in the British parliam ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/SciFi509.mp3 This week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction brings us a story from Theater Five. Odyssey Of Number Fourteen originally aired September 22, 1964. Download SciFi509By RelicRadio.
 
On today's podcast we discuss Krypton, Graphene and Superman the Movie. I make reference to an article and it can be found here: https://www.techradar.com/news/20-ways-graphene-is-about-to-change-your-life
 
Goren Gordon directs the Curiosity Lab at Tel Aviv University. His background and approach is truly multi-disciplinary: Goren holds six academic degrees, including two PhDs, but none of them are strictly in computer science. We talk about his journey from quantum physics to social robotics, how he chooses which ideas to pursue, and how he advis ...…
 
Bonus Stage_002 - Annihilation[2018] ___ Super Movie Ball's quick take episode: Bonus Stage!! ___ Mack, our movie loving buddy, is stuck on a boundless desert of planet known as the modern movie theater. Searching for what else but gems, precious movie gems. Sifting through much of the cinematic trash of late, "Annihilation"[2018] might be what ...…
 
We entered the Shimmer! And we've come out with strong opinions on Alex Garland's Annihilation. We talk more about the the science fiction drama and how it's envolved. Finally, we wrap it all up with our Top Five movies about fear and dread.
 
This episode is about original science fiction action movie 'Predator,' as we watch up for this year's new sequel. It's directed by John McTiernan and stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers,Jesse Ventura and Shane Black. patreon: https://www.patreon.com/mildfuzztv twitter: https://twitter.com/Mild_Fuzz facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mil ...…
 
Let’s be honest, conceptual art is polarizing. Sometimes intentionally so. We explore this and more in a wide-ranging and fascinating chat with self-proclaimed Experimental Philosopher, Jonathon Keats. From his early childhood days selling rocks for a penny to large-scale thought experiments commissioned by prestigious institutions, his career ...…
 
This episode features "Farewell, Adam" written by Xiu Xinyu and translated by Blake Stone-Banks. Published in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/xiu_03_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
We discuss the science fiction classic Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes and its striking use of language to help tell its story. We also give you some tips to set writing goals that you'll actually stick to, starting your story from the right place and people-watching. From this episode: - Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes: https://www.g ...…
 
NEW Wednesday Morning Drive! - It's looking like we're at the begining of a modern day space race! Is that actally ture and if so is it good? Join me every Wednesday on my way to work while I discuss what's interesting, fun, or cool in the world of space and science fiction!Enjoy the Video? Consider leaving a "Like", it really really helps!Subs ...…
 
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