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broadcasting without permission from an attic somewhere in Berlin [about the metaverse - naturally!]

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broadcasting without permission from an attic somewhere in Berlin [about the metaverse - naturally!]

    show #321: this is the end

    show #321: this is the end

    my friends: i decided to end this podcast. we started way back in 2014, shortly before ebbe altberg came in. we had over 2000 listeners per week. we are down to 9! i don’t mind. i am happy that i can cancel myself in fact because we churn out over 150 videos with second life... Read More

    show #319: angela meyer & laura jean mckay

    show #319: angela meyer & laura jean mckay

    Two authors this week: one writing about a narcissistic man from the future, hijacking the mind of a woman from the 1860s [and they both can’t handle it …] & the other author depicting a world where humans can communicate with animals [and by and large humanity can’t handle it!]. enjoy a fabulous conversation [which... Read More

    show #318: a few pints at skyward inn

    show #318: a few pints at skyward inn

    aliya whiteley has written a wonderfully strange novel about human/alien relationships, centered around a pub and a mysterious drink called “jarrowbrew” that facilitates becoming one with our past and our future, maybe – if you drink enough of the stuff – it is even able to collapse geographies? ….. incredible how aliya was able to... Read More

    show #317: literary horror with alan baxter

    show #317: literary horror with alan baxter

    finally a horror writer on the show today [well we had daniel kraus last year but this is 2021 after all]: alan baxter, coming to us from australia. what a craftsman, what an inspiration. since i spent my youth with conan and horror, i abandoned the genre for a while to catch up with thomas... Read More

    show #316: boy, everywhere!

    show #316: boy, everywhere!

    today on the show am dassu with a wonderful book for upper middle grades: “boy, everywhere” tells the story of syrian teenager sami, who flees damascus in search for a peaceful place, where no bombs threaten him and his family, a place where his 5-year old sister may get well after experiencing major trauma. the... Read More

    show #315: analog/virtual

    show #315: analog/virtual

    lavanya laksminarayan has written a stunning debut: “analog/virtual” depicts apex city, built on the ruins of bangalore, a city state, tightly controlled with zones for virtuals [the affluent with access to everything] and the analog [the poor, scraping by on the leftovers of tech and everything else]. the book/world has overtones of kafka and vonnegut,... Read More

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