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Pete and Connor are exploring the universe of science fiction together. We hope you'll join them! Check us out on Patreon.com/PodsidePicnic for premium content.

Podside Picnic Pete and Connor

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Pete and Connor are exploring the universe of science fiction together. We hope you'll join them! Check us out on Patreon.com/PodsidePicnic for premium content.

    Preview: Donnie Darko

    Preview: Donnie Darko

    Pete and Karlo are joined by Tiffany Meuret (@TMeuretBooks) to discuss the 2001 cult classic Donnie Darko. Is Donnie a superhero? Why doesn't he fire his therapist? Listen in and find out!

    • 5 min
    Episode 115: Little Goddess (Ft. PJDU)

    Episode 115: Little Goddess (Ft. PJDU)

    Pete and Karlo are joined by Kurt Schiller and Chris Woodward of Parents Just Don't Understand podcast to talk about the Hugo Award-winning novella, The Little Goddess by Ian McDonald. Spoiler alert: we all loved it despite some of its flaws and had a fruitful discussion about some of its themes, its prose and of course how best to cancel poor Ian today (not really).

    • 1 hr 20 min
    First Black President (Ft. Michel Lichand)

    First Black President (Ft. Michel Lichand)

    We sat down with Michael Lichand of @fmanalists and @that2ep fame to discuss a Sci-Fi classic by Montiero Lobato, a celebrated children's author in Brazil. It's....its safe to say that it did NOT go as expected, but it was a lively and interesting discussion.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 114: Mortal Kombat (ft. pjdu)

    Episode 114: Mortal Kombat (ft. pjdu)

    Pete and Karlo are joined by Kurt Schiller and Chris Woodward of Parents Just Don't Understand podcast to make the techno noises for the Paul W. S. Anderson's 1995 crapterpiece, Mortal Kombat. Find out who the secret characters are, how this movie is both good and bad, and why Kano's special attack is chewing scenery with his mouth open.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Preview: Paranoia Agent Part 2

    Preview: Paranoia Agent Part 2

    In this preview Struggle Session's anime correspondents, Emma Bowers and Abby Denton return to talk about Satoshi Kon's show, Paranoia Agent. Watch out -- Lil Slugger might get you, too . . .

    • 6 min
    Episode 113: Paranoia Agent 1 (W/ Emma Bowers and Abby Denton)

    Episode 113: Paranoia Agent 1 (W/ Emma Bowers and Abby Denton)

    Struggle Session's anime correspondents, Emma Bowers and Abby Denton return to talk about Satoshi Kon's show, Paranoia Agent. Watch out -- Lil Slugger might get you, too . . .

    • 42 min

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