The mp3 audio companion to sfsignal.com, where we interview notables in the field of speculative fiction and say incredibly intelligent things. Mostly. Usually. OK, accidentally.
The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 322): Jody Lynn Nye, Ramon Terrell and Josh Vogt on WordFire Press and Publishing
Patrick talks publishing with Jody Lynn Nye, Ramon Terrell and Josh Vogt
The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 321): Carol Berg, Warren Hammond and Evangeline Denmark talk the upcoming Pikes Peak Writers Conference
The authors talk about the forthcoming conference.
The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 320): Talking About The Expanse – Books and TV Show
It's all things THE EXPANSE on the new SF Signal Podcast!
The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 319): Author Mark Oshiro on Capricon, Diversity at Conventions and Genre TV
Mark Oshiro joins Patrick Hester on the latest episode of the Hugo-winning SF Signal podcast
The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 318): Author Sofia Samatar
Patrick chats with Sofia Samatar, author of THE WINGED HISTORIES
The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 317): The Obligatory “Best of 2015” Episode
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Superb Sci-Fi Discussions & Book Coverage
SF Signal is one of the premier websites for Sci-Fi and Fantasy coverage. With book reviews, author interviews and roundtable discussions about the various elements that make up genre fiction and entertainment SF Signal is always entertaining. Hosted by Patrick Hester, of The Functional Nerds, SF Signal is well worth the listen for any Sci-Fi reader or writer. Actually that's true for any form of genre fiction.
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I'm not sure what it is that attracts authors, or other interviewees to this podcast. Not sure if it's the association with the website, or some dark dealings with the devil, but man this guy is bad. The 'host' constantly is attempting to schlock his own mediocre work and his struggles to get published to established authors (spoiler, it gets him nowhere). There are more awkward pauses and corny corny jokes that even the most socially awkward fanboys would cringe at.
The worst part though is that the guys scores some great interviews. The bad side of that though, is that the guy doesn't even attempt to become familiar with the work that the author in question is representing. Half the podcast is the 'host' attempting to familiarize himself with what the hell is going on, rarely leading to any type of enlightenment.
Tldr; not a good show. awkward host. doesn't even have the most basic grasp of the genre or subculture
Love this podcast!