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Books and Beer Ep 12 – Harlan Ellison: The SF Master

0 Submitted by on Mon, 10 September 2018, 14:49
Miguel, Andrew, and Zach can all agree on one thing: Harlan Ellison was an SF Master. Listen as they chug some Old Chub and cover Dangerous Visions, The Outer Limits, I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, and celebrate the life and controversies of the most cantankerous voice in the SF in this extra long part one!...
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Books and Beer – Ep10: The Dying Earth

0 Submitted by on Wed, 13 June 2018, 13:37
We take a trip so far into the future that we’re nearly at the End of Time. Andrew and Zach explore the science/fantasy Dying Earth subgenre while Miguel eats red gushers. In a world of supercomputers, vat people, sorcery, reincarnation, guilds, super AIs and gods, we cover Gene Wolfe, Jack Vance, C. J. Cherryh and Clark Ashton Smith.       ...
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Books and Beer Ep 7 – Body Horror Part 1

0 Submitted by on Wed, 11 April 2018, 16:04
The Book Boiz abandon the carefree glee of youthful Gushers and graduate to very hot wings to celebrate body horror. Listen to Andrew Hilbert, Miguel Villa, and Zach Chapman scream in mortal terror in their conversation about: The Hellbound Heart, Guts, and Johnny Got His Gun in part one of Body Horror.     ...
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Books & Beer Ep 6 – Talking With Author Lucas Magnum

0 Submitted by on Tue, 27 March 2018, 14:21
Pop a few Gushers and stick in some ear buds as the Book Bois interview Lucas Mangum, author of Gods of the Dark Web. We chat about The Fly in all its forms, drink Kronenbourg beer, and learn how to not masturbate while writing our own sex scenes.   ...
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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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Let’s Look At ‘Shirtless Bear-Fighter! TP’

0 Submitted by on Fri, 09 February 2018, 16:59
Some ideas are awesome. Some ideas are just plain dumb. Then there are rare finds that are awesomely dumb like Shirtless Bear-Fighter. Running for five issues in the latter half of 2017, this comic is the brainchild of writers Jody Leheup and Sebastian Girner as well as artist, Nil Vendrell and is one of the best comics I read last 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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Best of Everything in 2017

4 Submitted by on Mon, 01 January 2018, 12:11
Instead of doing a boring old top ten list or going podcast by podcast through all the possible topics for “Best of 2017” shows, we decided this year to just put a bunch of our staff together from different shows and parts of the site, and get them in a conversation about what were their favorite things from the year. Continue Reading...
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