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Books and Beer Ep 5 – Sword and Sorcery Part 2: S&S Through The Ages

0 Submitted by on Mon, 12 February 2018, 12:43
Join Miguel, Zach, and Andrew on a journey throughout time as they replenish their Gushers stock, spit out mead, and discuss Fritz Lieber’s Ill Met in Lankmar, CL Moore’s Black God’s Kiss, Michael Moorcock’s Elric, Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher series, and the comics Rat Queens and Autumnlands. It’s a big episode, but there’s plenty of beer to go around for Continue Reading...
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Books & Beer – Ep 4: Sword and Sorcery Origins

0 Submitted by on Mon, 29 January 2018, 13:11
Join Miguel, Andrew, and Zach while they grease up their muscles for battles against serpent men and alien elephant gods. With mouthfuls of Gushers and Off With Your Red IPA, they discuss Robert E. Howard’s Kull and Conan characters and the origins of Sword & Sorcery.   ...
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Books & Beer – Ep 3: Cyberpunk Pt 2

0 Submitted by on Tue, 02 January 2018, 13:54
Jack into cyberspace with the three console cowboys with horrible stimulant addictions. Zach, Andrew, and Miguel discuss Neuromancer by William Gibson, Patterns by Pat Cadigan, Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson, the iconic anime Akira, and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Get totally rad as we jump into the matrix and destroy everything you love.       ...
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Books & Beer – Ep 2: Proto Cyberpunk

0 Submitted by on Wed, 20 December 2017, 10:39
Jaunt with Zach Chapman, Miguel Villa, and Andrew Hilbert as they drink 8-BIT PALE ALE (Tallgrass Brewing Co) and try to pass the Voight-Kampff empathy test while they cover proto-cyber punk books The Stars My Destination and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. Get out your poop sheets because one of us might be an android.   ...
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Books and Beer – Ep 1: Haunted House

0 Submitted by on Wed, 29 November 2017, 14:57
This month on Books and Beer, Zach, Andrew, and Miguel go exploring haunted houses throughout literature. From The Yellow Wallpaper through Horrorstor, they discuss the common tropes of the haunted house story. Place your bets on the death match over which haunted house novel is better; Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting at Hill House or Richard Matheson’s Hell House. They won’t Continue Reading...
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