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This is the monthly Science Fiction and Short story discussion podcast where we dive in deep and see what we can learn about ourselves and the world. Every month we cover a different short story with a guest. Our guests range from writers and editors, to academics, businessmen, scientists, musicians, and everything in between.

Past and Upcoming Guests:

Aug 14, 2019

This is the third of a series of interviews conducted at ReaderCon 2019. In this episode we discuss Tananarive's career, music, movies, and history with the author, academic, and journalist herself.


Jul 31, 2019

This is the second of a series of interviews conducted at ReaderCon 2019. In this episode we discuss ReaderCon memories and politics in Science Fiction & Fantasy with Scott H. Andrews, editor of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and author Matthew Kressel.


Jul 25, 2019

This is the first of a series of interviews conducted at ReaderCon 2019. In this episode we discuss podcasting and writing with RJ Theodore (aka Rekka Jay). We also talk to editor, writer, publisher Bill Campbell about this origin story as well as his new anthology Sunspot Jungle. Our friend and sound guy...


Jun 17, 2019

This episode we discuss "Your Authentic Indian Experience TM" by Rebecca Roanhorse with our guest Dr. Grace Dillon. Grace is a professor of Literature at Portland University, as well as an editor, and all around mover and shaker in the SFF community. We discuss cultural appropriation, Indigenous Peoples,...


May 5, 2019

In this episode, we explore flash fiction and future trends in Science Fiction with Josh Hrala and Patrick Morris, the editors of Pittsburgh based Flash Fiction Magazine The Arcanist. 

Stories include "Jed Thule is a Coward" by Brad Preslar and "Throwing Static" by JW Bell. Both stories can be found at The Arcanist: