489 episodes

Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley 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

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Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley 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

    489. Jon Peterson on Gary Gygax vs. Dave Arneson

    489. Jon Peterson on Gary Gygax vs. Dave Arneson

    Interview

    • 1 hr
    488. Robby Soave, author of Tech Panic: Why We Shouldn't Fear Facebook and the Future

    488. Robby Soave, author of Tech Panic: Why We Shouldn't Fear Facebook and the Future

    Interview

    • 1 hr 5 min
    487. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson Book Club (with Anthony Ha, Sam J. Miller, Lisa Yaszek)

    487. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson Book Club (with Anthony Ha, Sam J. Miller, Lisa Yaszek)

    Panel

    • 1 hr 26 min
    486. Awesome 80s Fantasy Movies (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)

    486. Awesome 80s Fantasy Movies (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)

    The NeverEnding Story, Labyrinth, Ladyhawke, The Princess Bride

    • 1 hr 46 min
    485. Joseph Reisert on Brave New World

    485. Joseph Reisert on Brave New World

    Interview

    • 1 hr 11 min
    484. Daryl Gregory, author of The Album of Dr. Moreau and Unpossible and Other Stories

    484. Daryl Gregory, author of The Album of Dr. Moreau and Unpossible and Other Stories

    Interview

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
857 Ratings

857 Ratings

Stricklandia.com ,

Great stuff

GGttG has kept me engaged, entertained and—most importantly—awake on many a long road trip. This show is a must-listen for anyone who honestly considers themself a science fiction fan.

Slacker70s ,

Painful Waste of Time

Just listened to the Snow Crash episode and was treated to an
hour of the hosts competing on who is the most “socially conscious”.

BKEastman ,

Cryptonomicon?

I love your panel discussions! Please discuss
Cryptonomicon!

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