521 episodes

Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley (Save Me Plz and Other Stories) talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may not think a podcast about science fiction and fantasy would be the place to go for political insight, but -- it is. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy manages to be more insightful about politics than many pundits." Help crowdfund us at patreon.com/geeks

Geek's Guide to the Galaxy - A Science Fiction Podcast David Barr Kirtley and John Joseph Adams

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    • 4.6 • 124 Ratings

Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley (Save Me Plz and Other Stories) talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may not think a podcast about science fiction and fantasy would be the place to go for political insight, but -- it is. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy manages to be more insightful about politics than many pundits." Help crowdfund us at patreon.com/geeks

    523. Ken and Roberta Williams on Colossal Cave Adventure

    523. Ken and Roberta Williams on Colossal Cave Adventure

    Interview

    • 1 hr 6 min
    522. Lori Garver, author of Escaping Gravity: My Quest to Transform NASA and Launch a New Space Age

    522. Lori Garver, author of Escaping Gravity: My Quest to Transform NASA and Launch a New Space Age

    Interview

    • 1 hr 1 min
    521. A Secret History of Dungeons and Dragons (with Ben Riggs)

    521. A Secret History of Dungeons and Dragons (with Ben Riggs)

    Interview

    • 1 hr 1 min
    520. Chris Matheson on Richard Matheson and God

    520. Chris Matheson on Richard Matheson and God

    Interview

    • 1 hr 7 min
    519. Adam-Troy Castro, author of Her Husband's Hands and Other Stories and The Author's Wife vs. The Giant Robot

    519. Adam-Troy Castro, author of Her Husband's Hands and Other Stories and The Author's Wife vs. The Giant Robot

    Interview

    • 1 hr 3 min
    518. Emery Emery on Scientists vs. The Media

    518. Emery Emery on Scientists vs. The Media

    Interview

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
124 Ratings

124 Ratings

chrishimself22 ,

Rekindled my love of Fantasy

As a kid I loved fantasy literature, but as I grew up I lost touch with the people I shared my geekiness with and my love of the genre. Finding this podcast has single handily made me love fantasy again. As a Brit I have found many recommendations of American books that I never would of heard of and Dave’s discussions with his great panellist have made me feel part of a fantasy community again. Thanks geeks guide you have made my life better.

piersom10 ,

Must listen

This isn’t a podcast, it’s an education in all things fantasy and science fiction. I have watched and read so much from recommendations in these shows that my knowledge has expanded 100 fold. Keep up the good work please.

clemo3030 ,

Geeks Guide

David and guests been a constant companion on business trips over last 5 years or so and I must admit lockdown means got a bit of catching up to do on episodes but finally forced me to give 5 stars as a review

Wide range of films books tv and other covered and he gives the time to explore the detail and let different view be heard

Very very good

Paul Manchester UK

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