Episode List

497. Don’t Look Up Movie Review (with John Joseph Adams, Erin Lindsey, Tom Gerencer)
496. The Matrix Resurrections Movie Review (with Rafael Jordan, Theresa DeLucci, Lisa Yaszek)
495. Ada Palmer, author of Too Like the Lightning
494. Awesome 80s Science Fiction Movies II (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)
493. Brent Spiner, author of Fan Fiction: A Mem-Noir Inspired by True Events
492. The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021 (with John Joseph Adams, Veronica Roth, Yohanca Delgado)
491. Dune Movie Review (with Andrea Kail, Matthew Kressel, Rajan Khanna)
490. Awesome 80s Science Fiction Movies (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)
489. Jon Peterson on Gary Gygax vs. Dave Arneson
488. Robby Soave, author of Tech Panic: Why We Shouldn’t Fear Facebook and the Future
487. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson Book Club (with Anthony Ha, Sam J. Miller, Lisa Yaszek)
486. Awesome 80s Fantasy Movies (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)
485. Joseph Reisert on Brave New World
484. Daryl Gregory, author of The Album of Doctor Moreau and Unpossible and Other Stories
483. The Green Knight Movie Review (with Erin Lindsey, Christopher M. Cevasco, Lara Elena Donnelly)
482. Final Girls in Horror (with Grady Hendrix, Theresa DeLucci, Stephen Graham Jones)
481. The History of Diablo II (with David L. Craddock)
480. Paul Di Filippo, author of The Summer Thieves
479. Richard Carrier on Michael Moorcock and Jesus
478. Masters of the Universe: Revelation Review (with Andrea Kail, Christopher M. Cevasco, Zach Chapman)
477. Neuromancer by William Gibson Book Club (with Matthew Kressel, Theresa DeLucci, Sam J. Miller)
476. Scott Edelman, author of Tell Me Like You Done Before and Other Stories Written on the Shoulders of Giants
475. Tom Gerencer on Robert Sheckley
474. Django Wexler, author of Hard Reboot
473. Tom Gerencer, author of Intergalactic Refrigerator Repairmen Seldom Carry Cash
472. Jordan Morris, creator of Bubble
471. Jane Lindskold, author of Curiosities and Wanderings on Writing
470. F. Brett Cox, author of The End of All Our Exploring
469. Love, Death, and Robots Season 2 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Tom Gerencer, Zach Chapman)
468. Cass R. Sunstein on Star Wars and Averting Catastrophe
467. F. Brett Cox on Roger Zelazny
466. Jason Schreier on Video Game Jobs
465. Matthew Yglesias on Star Trek and One Billion Americans
464. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin Book Club (with Sara Lynn Michener, Rajan Khanna, Lisa Yaszek)
463. Avenue 5 Season 1 Review (with John Joseph Adams, Erin Lindsey, Tom Gerencer)
462. Julia Galef on Spock and Rationality
461. James Altucher on 11 Sci-Fi Movies That Changed My Life
460. The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin Book Club (with Anthony Ha, Matthew Kressel, Lisa Yaszek)
459. Classic Graphic Adventure Games (with Kurt Kalata, Julia Minamata)
458. Griffin McElroy, co-host of The Adventure Zone
457. Upload Season 1 Review (with John Joseph Adams, Tobias S. Buckell, Abby Goldsmith)
456. Fantasy artist Denis Loubet
455. Blood of Zeus Season 1 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Douglas Cohen, Zach Chapman)
454. David Gerrold, author of Hella
453. His Dark Materials Season 2 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Sara Lynn Michener, Sam J. Miller)
452. The Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2020 (with John Joseph Adams, Tobias S. Buckell, Elizabeth Bear)
451. Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 1 Review (with Sara Lynn Michener, Rafael Jordan, Christopher M. Cevasco)
450. Apple II Games (with David L. Craddock, Mark Lemmert)
449. Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Review (with Anthony Ha, Sara Lynn Michener, Christopher M. Cevasco)
448. The Mandalorian Season 2 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Rajan Khanna, Matthew Kressel)
447. Tenet Movie Review (with Erin Lindsey, Anthony Ha, Andrea Kail)
446. Jon Peterson, author of The Elusive Shift: How Role-Playing Games Forged Their Identity
445. Brian Keating, host of Into the Impossible
444. Owen Egerton, author of Hollow
443. Erin Lindsey, author of The Silver Shooter
442. Janna Levin, author of Black Hole Survival Guide
441. Dreams in Science Fiction (with Anthony Ha, Sara Lynn Michener, Lisa Yaszek)
440. Terry Gilliam Movies (with Matthew Kressel, Tom Gerencer, Chandler Klang Smith)
439. Neal Pollack, author of Repeat and Keep Mars Weird
438. C. Robert Cargill, author of We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories
437. Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, directors of The Endless and Synchronic
436. The Making of Game of Thrones (with James Hibberd)
435. Time Loop Movies (with Blake J. Harris, Erin Lindsey, Zach Chapman)
434. Foundation by Isaac Asimov Book Club (with Anthony Ha, John Kessel, Abby Goldsmith)
433. Bill and Ted Trilogy Review (with Erin Lindsey, Tom Gerencer, Rafael Jordan)
432. Lynch’s Dune and Jodorowsky’s Dune (with Andrea Kail, Rajan Khanna, Matthew Kressel)
431. Fantasy BookTuber Daniel Greene
430. Katie Mack, author of The End of Everything, Astrophysically Speaking
429. Bad Video Game Movies (with Blake J. Harris, Erin Lindsey, Zach Chapman)
428. Suburban Horror (with Grady Hendrix, Anthony Ha, Lisa Yaszek)
427. Tolkien and Bluth Cartoons (with Andrea Kail, Matthew Kressel, Tom Gerencer)
426. Kenneth Kully on the Ultima Dragons
425. Arkady Martine, author of A Memory Called Empire
424. Dark Season 3 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Rafael Jordan, Ruairi Carroll)
423. Castlevania Seasons 2 and 3 Review (with Blake J. Harris, Erin Lindsey, Zach Chapman)
422. Steve Alpert on Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli
421. Video Game Movies and Cartoons (with Blake J. Harris, Erin Lindsey, Zach Chapman)
420. Christopher J. Ferguson on Violent Video Games
419. Underwater Horror (with Grady Hendrix, Paul Tremblay, Molly Tanzer)
418. Devs TV Show Review (with Anthony Ha, Sara Lynn Michener, Rafael Jordan)
417. Dune by Frank Herbert Book Club (with Andrea Kail, Rajan Khanna, Matthew Kressel)
416. Dave Rubin, author of Don’t Burn This Book: Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Unreason
415. Video Game Movies (with Blake J. Harris, Erin Lindsey, Zach Chapman)
414. Max Barry, author of Providence
413. Animated 80s Fantasy Movies (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)
412. Rick Wilber, author of Rambunctious: Nine Tales of Determination
411. Steven Kotler, author of Last Tango in Cyberspace
410. Cosmic Horror (with Grady Hendrix, Theresa DeLucci, Paul Tremblay)
409. Veronica Roth, author of Chosen Ones
408. Star Trek: Picard Season 1 Review (with Melinda Snodgrass, Daniel H. Wilson, Sara Lynn Michener)
407. Myke Cole, author of Sixteenth Watch
406. Awesomely Bad 80s Fantasy Movies II (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)
405. Ross Douthat, author of The Decadent Society
404. Invisibility in Science Fiction (with Anthony Ha, Lisa Yaszek, John Kessel)
403. Gwyneth Jones, author of Joanna Russ and Big Cat and Other Stories
402. Years and Years TV Show Review (with John Joseph Adams, Tobias S. Buckell, Lisa Yaszek)
401. Cults in Horror (with Grady Hendrix, Theresa DeLucci, Paul Tremblay)
400. Meet the Parents (with John R. Kirtley, Kathryn Barr Kirtley)
399. The Witcher Season 1 Review (with Anthony Ha, Andrea Kail, Gillian Conahan)
398. Wil Wheaton, host of The Ready Room
397. David L. Craddock on Quake and Diablo
396. Peter Boghossian, co-author of How to Have Impossible Conversations
395. The Mandalorian Season 1 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Rajan Khanna, Matthew Kressel)
394. His Dark Materials Season 1 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Sara Lynn Michener, Sam J. Miller)
393. Watchmen TV Show Review (with Anthony Ha, Tobias S. Buckell, Lara Elena Donnelly)
392. Jonathan Kay, author of Your Move and Among the Truthers
391. Final Space Seasons 1 and 2 Review (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Robert Repino)
390. Nicky Drayden, author of Escaping Exodus
389. Scott Adams, author of Loserthink
388. Brian Evenson, author of Song for the Unraveling of the World
387. Cadwell Turnbull, author of The Lesson
386. Terminator: Dark Fate Movie Review (with Anthony Ha, Sara Lynn Michener, Rafael Jordan)
385. John Hodgman, author of Medallion Status
384. Patricia Marcoccia and Maziar Ghaderi on Jordan Peterson
383. Kat Rosenfield, co-author of A Trick of Light: Stan Lee’s Alliances
382. Aeon Flux Animated Series Review (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)
381. Christopher Brown, author of Rule of Capture
380. Overlooked Science Fiction and Fantasy (with Desirina Boskovich, Paul Tremblay, Grady Hendrix)
379. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Review (with Erin Lindsey, Christopher M. Cevasco, Chandler Klang Smith)
378. Awesomely Bad 70s and 80s Science Fiction Movies (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)
377. Matt Bell, author of Boss Fight Books: Baldur’s Gate II
376. The OA Seasons 1 and 2 Review (with Anthony Ha, Sara Lynn Michener, Rafael Jordan)
375. Giant Monsters as Metaphor (with Sara Lynn Michener, Seth Dickinson, Lisa Yaszek)
374. Max Gladstone, author of Empress of Forever
373. Pretentious Science Fiction Movies (with Anthony Ha, Sara Lynn Michener, John Kessel)
372. Dark Season 2 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Rafael Jordan, Ruairi Carroll)
371. Awesomely Bad 80s Fantasy Movies (with Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer, Matthew Kressel)
370. Melinda Snodgrass, author of The High Ground
369. Shannon Appelcline on the History of Tabletop RPGs
368. Ryan Holiday on Nick Denton and Peter Thiel
367. Good Omens TV Show Review (with Erin Lindsey, Tom Gerencer, Peter Rubin)
366. Rob Reid, author of After On and Year Zero
365. Creative Writing MFAs (with Steph Grossman, Chandler Klang Smith, John Kessel)
364. Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Review (with Anthony Ha, Sara Lynn Michener, Christopher M. Cevasco)
363. Matt Barton on the History of Computer RPGs
362. Jeffery Deaver, author of The Never Game
361. Penny Lane, director of Hail Satan?
360. Prospect Movie Review (with Rajan Khanna, Sara Lynn Michener, Christopher M. Cevasco)
359. Ian McEwan, author of Machines Like Me
358. Blake J. Harris on Palmer Luckey and Oculus
357. Us Movie Review (with Evan Narcisse, Tananarive Due, Craig Laurance Gidney)
356. Love, Death, and Robots Season 1 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Rafael Jordan, Tom Gerencer)
355. Jasper Fforde, author of Early Riser
354. Activism Through Fiction (with Malka Older, Sam J. Miller, Tobias S. Buckell, John Joseph Adams)
353. Wes Locher on Ultima Online
352. Ben Bova, author of New Frontiers
351. David Baldacci, author of The Finisher
350. Future Man Season 1 Review (with Anthony Ha, Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer)
349. Lori Ann Cole, co-creator of Quest for Glory and Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption
348. Gregory Benford, author of Timescape and Rewrite
347. Dimension 404 Season 1 Review (with Anthony Ha, Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer)
346. Lisa Yaszek on Women in Science Fiction
345. Christian Davenport on Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin
344. Sean Carroll, host of Mindscape
343. Doctor Who Series 11 Review (with Rajan Khanna, Sara Lynn Michener, Matthew Kressel)
342. Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2018 (with Caroline M. Yoachim, Charles Payseur, John Joseph Adams)
341. Nightflyers Season 1 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Matthew Kressel, Andrea Kail)
340. James Patterson, co-author of Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment and The President is Missing
339. Resolution, Spring, and The Endless Movie Review (with Sara Lynn Michener, Christopher M. Cevasco, Andrea Kail)
338. Dale Bailey, author of In the Night Wood and The End of the End of Everything
337. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 1 Review (with Anthony Ha, Andrea Kail, Rafael Jordan)
336. Andy Duncan, author of An Agent of Utopia
335. Maniac on Netflix Review (with Rajan Khanna, Chandler Klang Smith, Matthew Kressel)
334. Richard A. Clarke, co-author of Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes
333. The Haunting of Hill House Season 1 Review (with Paul Tremblay, Leah Schnelbach, Seth Dickinson)
332. Richard K. Morgan, author of Thin Air
331. The Art of Dungeons and Dragons (with Michael Witwer, Brian Stillman)
330. The Internet in Horror and Thrillers (with Grady Hendrix, Sara Lynn Michener, Anthony Ha)
329. Hallie Lambert, co-author of The Expanse: Origins
328. Hank Green, author of An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
327. Peter F. Hamilton, author of Salvation
326. Walter Jon Williams, author of The Accidental War
325. Yuval Noah Harari, author of Homo Deus and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
324. Disenchantment Season 1 Review (with Robert Repino, Andrea Kail, Tom Gerencer)
323. Sorry to Bother You Movie Review (with Evan Narcisse, Tananarive Due, Craig Laurance Gidney)
322. Michael Bishop, author of The Sacerdotal Owl and Three Other Long Tales
321. Garry Kasparov, author of Deep Thinking and Winter is Coming
320. Politics in Horror (with Grady Hendrix, Ana Marie Cox, Sam J. Miller)
319. Neal Asher, author of The Gabble and Other Stories
318. Emily Calandrelli, author of Ada Lace on the Case
317. Scary Families in Horror (with Grady Hendrix, Theresa DeLucci, Paul Tremblay)
316. Westworld Season 2 Review (with John Joseph Adams, Sara Lynn Michener, Anthony Ha)
315. Peter Watts, author of The Freeze-Frame Revolution and Beyond the Rift
314. The Terror Season 1 Review (with Grady Hendrix, Erin Lindsey, Sam J. Miller)
313. Kari Byron, author of Crash Test Girl
312. Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Review (with Rajan Khanna, Erin Lindsey, Matthew Kressel)
311. Clint Watts, author of Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News
310. Paul Melko, author of Ten Sigmas and Other Unlikelihoods
309. Ana Marie Cox on Science Fiction and Politics
308. Gordon Van Gelder on Repopulation in Science Fiction
307. Cities in Fantasy and Science Fiction (with Sam J. Miller, Lara Elena Donnelly, Bryan Camp)
306. Mary Rickert, author of You Have Never Been Here
305. Mercurio D. Rivera, author of Across the Event Horizon
304. Ready Player One Movie Review (with Peter Rubin, Carol Pinchefsky, Kent Bye)
303. Craig Shaw Gardner, author of A Malady of Magicks and Temporary Monsters
302. The History of Black Panther (with Evan Narcisse, Tananarive Due, Jesse J. Holland)
301. Chandler Klang Smith, author of The Sky Is Yours
300. The Listeners Strike Back II (with Jesse Colton, Tyler Lutz, Crissy Lutz, Juhan Raud, John Joseph Adams)
299. Vandana Singh, author of Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories
298. Annihilation Movie Review (with Jason Kehe, Leah Schnelbach, Andrew Willett)
297. Daniel Ellsberg, author of The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner
296. Steven Pinker, author of Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
295. Altered Carbon Season 1 Review (with Daniel H. Wilson, Beth Elderkin, Anthony Ha)
294. Dark Season 1 Review (with Erin Lindsey, Rafael Jordan, Ruairi Carroll)
293. Bill McKibben, author of Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance
292. Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (with Sara Lynn Michener, Anthony Ha, John Joseph Adams)
291. David Ignatius, author of The Quantum Spy
290. Black Mirror Season 4 Review (with Theresa DeLucci, Rafael Jordan, John Joseph Adams)
289. Joe Quirk on Floating Cities
288. The Orville Season 1 Review (with Melinda Snodgrass, Robert Repino, John Joseph Adams)
287. Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review (with Rajan Khanna, Erin Lindsey, Seth Dickinson)
286. Britt Wray, author of Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction
285. Star Trek: Discovery Review (with Sara Lynn Michener, Anthony Ha, John Joseph Adams)
284. Jess Phoenix, vulcanologist running for Congress
283. John Crowley, author of Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruins of Ymr
282. Channel Zero Season 2 Review (with Grady Hendrix, Erin Lindsey, Zach Chapman)
281. Dirk Gently Season 1 Review (with Tom Gerencer, Leah Schnelbach, John Joseph Adams)
280. Carmen Maria Machado, author of Her Body and Other Parties
279. Overpopulation in Science Fiction (with Carrie Vaughn, Maggie Shen King, John Joseph Adams)
278. Nat Segaloff on Harlan Ellison
277. Blade Runner 2049 Movie Review (with Daniel H. Wilson, Sara Lynn Michener, Matthew Kressel)
276. Adam Savage, host of SYFY25: Origin Stories
275. Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 (with Charles Yu, John Joseph Adams)
274. Kids vs. Monsters (with Grady Hendrix, John Langan, Erin Lindsey)
273. Bill Nye the Science Guy, author of Everything All at Once
272. Science Fiction Podcasting and Public Radio (with Rose Eveleth of Flash Forward, Eric Molinsky of Imaginary Worlds)
271. Zoe Quinn, author of Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate
270. Recent Horror Movies (with Seth Dickinson, Grady Hendrix, Maya Prohovnik)
269. John Kessel, author of The Moon and the Other
268. The Dark Tower Movie Review (with Rajan Khanna, John Joseph Adams, Maya Prohovnik)
267. David Bishop on Judge Dredd and 2000 AD
266. Valerian Movie Review (with Erin Lindsey, Anthony Ha, Zach Chapman)
265. Rick and Morty TV Series Review (with Carli Velocci, Matt London, John Joseph Adams)
264. James Patrick Kelly, author of Mother Go and The Promise of Space
263. The Handmaid’s Tale TV Series Review (with Beth Elderkin, Charley Locke, Sara Lynn Michener)
262. Theodora Goss, author of The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter
261. Prisoners of Gravity (with Rick Green, Mark Askwith, Gregg Thurlbeck)
260. Tim Hanley on the History of Wonder Woman
259. Live Action Role-Playing (with Lizzie Stark, Ben Schwartz, Steph Grossman)
258. Sofia Samatar, author of A Stranger in Olondria and Tender
257. Professors vs. Fantasy (with Alina Sichevaya, Jameyanne Fuller, Emma Clark)
256. Taboo TV Series Review (with Carrie Vaughn, Erin Lindsey, Sam J. Miller)
255. The Cosmic Powers Anthology (with Becky Chambers, Tobias Buckell, John Joseph Adams)
254. Sean Patrick Fannon on the Rifts Role-Playing Game
253. Neil Gaiman, author of American Gods
252. Titus Chalk on the History of Magic: The Gathering
251. Daniel Suarez, author of Change Agent
250. Elizabeth Hand, author of Fire and Errantry
249. Richard Kelly, director of Donnie Darko
248. Cancelled Sci-Fi Classics (with John J. Joex, John Joseph Adams)
247. Syfy’s Incorporated (with Anthony Ha, Erin Lindsey, John Joseph Adams)
246. Mark Dawidziak on The Twilight Zone
245. Gold Farming and Real Money Trade (with Julian Dibbell, Marcus Eikenberry)
244. Hunted TV Series Review (with Myke Cole, Zaira Pirzada, John Joseph Adams)
243. George Saunders, author of Lincoln in the Bardo
242. Writers Under 30 (with Seth Dickinson, Lara Elena Donnelly, Haris Durrani, John Joseph Adams)
241. James Gleick, author of Time Travel: A History
240. Naren Shankar, showrunner of Syfy’s The Expanse
239. BrainDead TV Series Review (with Grady Hendrix, Erin Lindsey, John Joseph Adams)
238. Bruce Sterling, author of Pirate Utopia
237. People of Color in Fantasy and Horror (with Daniel José Older, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Maurice Broaddus)
236. The WIRED Fiction Issue (with Maria Streshinsky, Jason Kehe)
235. Star Wars: Rogue One Movie Review (with Matt London, Rajan Khanna, Jordan Hamessley London, John Joseph Adams)
234. Gerry Canavan on Octavia E. Butler
233. Connie Willis, author of Crosstalk
232. Shawn Otto, author of The War on Science
231. Aimee Bender, author of The Color Master
230. Arrival Movie Review (with Christopher M. Cevasco, Andrew Liptak, Carol Pinchefsky)
229. Nameless Horrors (with Douglas Cohen, John Langan, Desirina Boskovich, John Joseph Adams)
228. T.C. Boyle, author of The Terranauts
227. Black Mirror Season 3 Review (with Rafael Jordan, Anthony Ha, Natalie Zutter)
226. Jonathan Lethem, author of A Gambler’s Anatomy
225. Ruth Franklin on Shirley Jackson
224. Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016 (with Karen Joy Fowler, John Joseph Adams)
223. Westworld TV Series Review (with Theresa DeLucci, Rajan Khanna, John Joseph Adams)
222. Michael Swanwick, author of Not So Much, Said the Cat
221. Julian Guthrie, author of How to Make a Spaceship
220. Hannu Rajaniemi, author of Invisible Planets
219. Michael R. Page on Frederik Pohl
218. Adam Nimoy, director of For the Love of Spock
217. Kij Johnson on Lovecraft and Feminism
216. Stranger Things TV Series Review (with Andrew Liptak, Carli Velocci, Peter Rubin)
215. The Best of Nancy Kress
214. Star Trek Beyond (with Ryan Britt, Sara Lynn Michener, Anthony Ha)
213. Ghostbusters 2016 (with Angela Watercutter, Carmen Maria Machado, Jennifer Cross, Carol Pinchefsky)
212. Jeffrey Ford, author of A Natural History of Hell
211. Stephen Baxter on Arthur C. Clarke and Jupiter
210. Penny Dreadful TV Series Review (with Theresa DeLucci, Christie Yant, Angela Watercutter)
209. Simone Caroti on Iain M. Banks
208. Witches in Horror (with Grady Hendrix, Theresa DeLucci, Katherine Howe)
207. David Kushner on id Software and Doom
206. Kameron Hurley on Geek Feminism
205. Manu Saadia on the Economics of Star Trek
204. Mark Adams on the Search for Atlantis
203. Demonic Possession (with Grady Hendrix, Jordan Hamessley London, Paul Tremblay)
202. Joyce Carol Oates, author of The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror
201. Rob Salkowitz on the Business of Comics
200. The Listeners Strike Back! (with Zach Chapman, Nicolette Stewart, Bruno Hanquier)
199. Syfy’s The Magicians (with Melinda Snodgrass, Andrew Liptak)
198. 11.22.63 TV Series Review (with Matt London, Christopher M. Cevasco, Jordan Hamessley London)
197. Gregory Pence on Orphan Black and Bioethics
196. Glen Weldon on Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture
195. Launching a New Science Fiction Imprint (with John Joseph Adams, Bruce Nichols)
194. Allen Steele, author of Coyote and Arkwright
193. Warren Spector on the New Ultima Underworld and System Shock Sequels
192. Risen Movie Review (with Richard Carrier, Dan Barker)
191. Chris Offutt, author of My Father, the Pornographer
190. Christopher Buckley, author of Little Green Men and The Relic Master
189. People of Color Destroy Science Fiction (with Nalo Hopkinson, Nisi Shawl, Sunil Patel)
188. Kara Platoni on Hacking Human Perception
187. Charlie Jane Anders, editor in chief of io9 and author of All the Birds in the Sky
186. Tim Powers, author of Medusa’s Web and On Stranger Tides
185. Joseph Laycock on Dungeons and Dragons and Moral Panic
184. Ginger Strand on Kurt Vonnegut
183. Star Wars: The Force Awakens Movie Review (with John Joseph Adams, Matt London, Rajan Khanna, Jordan Hamessley London)
182. Fred Nadis on The Shaver Mystery
181. Syfy Channel Executive Bill McGoldrick
180. Syfy’s The Expanse (with Andrew Liptak, Justin Landon, Liz Shannon Miller)
179. The Man in the High Castle TV Show (with Laura Miller, John Kessel)
178. Star Trek Wish List (with Keith DeCandido, Rafael Jordan, John Joseph Adams)
177. Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy (with Joe Hill, Seanan McGuire, Carmen Maria Machado, Jess Row)
176. William Shunn, author of The Accidental Terrorist
175. David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas, The Bone Clocks, and Slade House
174. Halloween Horror (with Lisa Morton, John Skipp, John Langan)
173. Queers Destroy Horror (with Wendy Wagner, Craig Gidney, Alyssa Wong)
172. Jewish Science Fiction (with Jack Dann, Rachel Swirsky, Matthew Kressel)
171. David Wong (Jason Pargin), author of John Dies at the End
170. The History of Dungeons and Dragons (with David Ewalt, Michael Witwer)
169. Andy Weir, author of The Martian
168. The New Star Wars Canon (with Chuck Wendig, Alexandra Bracken)
167. Syfy’s Killjoys and Dark Matter (with Andrew Liptak, Rafael Jordan)
166. J. Michael Straczynski, creator of Babylon 5 and co-creator of Sense8
165. N. K. Jemisin, author of The Fifth Season
164. Gary Whitta, writer of The Book of Eli and author of Abomination
163. Video Games in Books and Movies (with Chris Avellone, Micky Neilson, Daniel H. Wilson, John Joseph Adams)
162. Pixel Art (with Mark Ferrari, Michael B. Myers Jr., Blake Reynolds)
161. The Law of Superheroes (with James Daily, Brad Desnoyer)
160. Wesley Chu, author of The Lives of Tao and Time Salvager
159. Jason Blum, producer of Paranormal Activity, The Purge, Sinister, and Insidious
158. Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One and Armada
157. Sense8 (with Tobias Buckell, Sam J. Miller, John Joseph Adams)
156. Hannibal TV Show Review (with Theresa DeLucci, Kat Howard, John Joseph Adams)
155. Jurassic World and Dinosaurs in SF (with Genevieve Valentine, Christopher M. Cevasco, Seth Dickinson)
154. Ashlee Vance on Elon Musk and SpaceX
153. Black Mirror (with Grady Hendrix, Theresa DeLucci, Sunil Patel)
152. Mad Max and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction (with Carrie Vaughn, Hugh Howey, John Joseph Adams)
151. Clive Barker, author of The Scarlet Gospels
150. Malcolm Gladwell, author of David and Goliath
149. Jon Ronson, author of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed
148. Ken Liu, author of The Grace of Kings
147. Alex Garland, director of Ex Machina
146. Game of Thrones Spoilers (with John Joseph Adams, Douglas Cohen, Christopher M. Cevasco, Andrea Kail)
145. Kazuo Ishiguro, author of The Buried Giant
144. Science Fiction Bookstores (with Alan Beatts, Cici James)
143. Military Fantasy (with Myke Cole, Weston Ochse, John Joseph Adams)
142. Marc Goodman, author of Future Crimes
141. Michael Shermer, author of The Moral Arc
140. Terri Tatchell, co-writer of District 9 and Chappie
139. Amanda Palmer, author of The Art of Asking
138. Jupiter Ascending Debate (with Angela Watercutter, Matt London, Rob Bland, John Joseph Adams)
137. Horror Podcasting (with Kc Wayland of We’re Alive and David Cummings of NoSleep)
136. Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble
135. Glen Berger on Writing the Disastrous Spider-Man Musical
134. Writing Workshops (with Jeanne Cavelos, Jilly Dreadful, John Joseph Adams)
133. Queers Destroy Science Fiction (with Seanan McGuire, Steve Berman, John Joseph Adams)
132. James Morrow, author of Galapagos Regained
131. Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs and The Innovators
130. Exodus: Gods and Kings Movie Review (with The Bible Geek Robert M. Price, Richard Carrier)
129. Naomi Klein on Capitalism vs. The Climate
128. Big Hero 6 Director Chris Williams
127. Big Hero 6 vs. Interstellar (with Carrie Vaughn, Rob Bland, John Joseph Adams)
126. The Business of Star Wars (with Chris Taylor, Brian Stillman of Plastic Galaxy)
125. Director David Cronenberg
124. John Cleese of Monty Python
123. Women in Fantasy and Horror (with Ellen Datlow, Cat Rambo, John Joseph Adams)
122. Patrick Rothfuss, author of the Kingkiller Chronicle
121. Haunted Houses (with Lauren Beukes, John Langan, Grady Hendrix)
120. Ann Leckie, author of Ancillary Justice
119. Klingon, Dothraki, and Other Constructed Languages (with David J. Peterson, Lawrence M. Schoen)
118. Futurama Head Writer David X. Cohen
117. Kim Harrison / Extreme Weather (with Paolo Bacigalupi, Ramez Naam, Tobias Buckell)
116. Steven Gould (Jumper) / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (with Alison Haislip of Nerdist)
115. Nick Harkaway on Existential Pulp / Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Review
114. Charles Stross / The Nintendo Entertainment System (with Alison Haislip of Nerdist and Blake J. Harris)
113. James S. A. Corey / Game of Thrones Season 4 (with Theresa DeLucci)
112. Diana Gabaldon (Outlander) / Women Destroy Science Fiction (with Christie Yant, Wendy Wagner)
111. Lawrence Krauss (The Physics of Star Trek) / Being an Atheist Writer (with James Morrow)
110. Cecil Baldwin of Welcome to Night Vale / A-holes and Trolls (with Aaron James)
109. Mary Robinette Kowal of Writing Excuses / Weird Western Books and Comics (with Fred Van Lente)
108. Christopher Moore / Noah Movie Review (with The Bible Geek Robert M. Price, Richard Carrier)
107. Elizabeth Bear / Robot Uprisings (with Daniel H. Wilson author of Robopocalypse)
106. Author and Futurist Karl Schroeder / Ender’s Game and Philosophy
105. Richard Garriott (Ultima) / Dungeons and Dragons Novels (with James L. Sutter)
104. Michio Kaku on the Future of the Mind / John Joseph Adams Returns (with Joe Monti)
103. Jeff VanderMeer / Dating for Geeks / “Power Armor: A Love Story” read by Norm Sherman
102. Podcasting Star Scott Sigler / Hackers (with Myke Cole, P.W. Singer)
101. Joe Haldeman (The Forever War) / Writers as Characters (with Kat Howard)
100. Astronaut Chris Hadfield / Geek’s Guide Retrospective (with Matt London)
99. Dean Koontz / Subterranean Horrors (with Grady Hendrix, John Langan)
98. Doug Dorst on Working with J.J. Abrams / Junot Diaz Chat (with Tobias Buckell)
97. Allie Brosh on Web Comics and Writing for the NoSleep Podcast / Comic Strips (with David Malki)
96. Dan Simmons (Hyperion) / Sex in Horror (with Grady Hendrix, Jaym Gates)
95. Scott Lynch (The Lies of Locke Lamora) / Epic Fantasy Series
94. Margaret Atwood / Political Agendas (with Paolo Bacigalupi)
93. Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics) / Choose Your Own Adventure Books
92. NFL Kicker Chris Kluwe / Sports in Science Fiction (with Douglas Cohen)
91. Felicia Day (The Guild) / YouTube for Geeks (with Cate E. Matthews)
90. Melissa Marr / Weird Western Movies (with Rajan Khanna)
89. Lauren Beukes / Psycho Killers (with Ross Lockhart)
88. Annalee Newitz of io9 / Rationalism in SF (with Julia Galef of Rationally Speaking)
87. Alaya Dawn Johnson / Star Trek Into Darkness (with Emily Asher-Perrin of Tor.com)
86. Rick Yancey / SF Podcasts (Sword and Laser, SF Signal, StarShipSofa, Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing)
85. Horror Author Joe Hill / Recent Horror Movies (with Brittany Geragotelis)
84. Austin Grossman / Video Games / “Save Me Plz” read by Mur Lafferty of I Should Be Writing
83. Self-Publishing Star Hugh Howey / How to Self-Publish (with Tobias Buckell)
82. Robert J. Sawyer / The Games Workshop “Space Marine” Trademark
81. Nalo Hopkinson / Weirdest Movies Ever
80. Gregory Maguire (Wicked) / The Wizard of Oz
79. Karen Russell / Weirdest Stories Ever (with Lynne M. Thomas of the SF Squeecast)
78. YA Author Jane Yolen / Swordfights (with Kat Howard)
77. Brandon Sanderson of Writing Excuses / Robert E. Howard Movies
76. Philip Pullman / The Hobbit Movie (with Corey Olsen of The Tolkien Professor)
75. Lois McMaster Bujold / Soldiers in Science Fiction (with Myke Cole)
74. Steven Erikson on His Malazan Prequel / Epic Fantasy Short Fiction
73. Cory Doctorow of Boing Boing / Sex in Science Fiction (with Laura G. Duncan)
72. Daniel Handler on Being Lemony Snicket / Nightmare Magazine (with R.J. Sevin)
71. Mike Mignola (The Hellboy Comic Books) / H.P. Lovecraft (with Christopher M. Cevasco)
70. Junot Diaz on Sci-Fi in The New Yorker / Slipstream (with Meghan McCarron)
69. Tad Williams / Angels and Heaven (with Genevieve Valentine)
68. Alastair Reynolds / Philip K. Dick Movies
67. Terry Brooks (Sword of Shannara) / Magic Items
66. David Brin / Batman in TV, Film, and Graphic Novels (with Rob Bland)
65. Ursula K. Le Guin / Remembering the Classic Tales of Ray Bradbury
64. John Scalzi (Old Man’s War) / Star Trek (with E.C. Myers)
63. Creating a Zombie Virus with Seanan McGuire / Prometheus Movie Review
62. Kim Stanley Robinson / Ecology in Science Fiction
61. Economist Paul Krugman / Economics in Science Fiction
60. Physicist Brian Greene / Parallel Worlds
59. YA Fantasy Author Garth Nix / 1980s TV Cartoons
58. Anne Rice on Werewolves / Horror and Sci-Fi Publishing (with Jordan Hamessley London)
57. Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me) on Comic-Con / Science Fiction Conventions
56. Vernor Vinge / Tobias Buckell Chat
55. Michael Chabon / John Carter Movie Review
54. Epic Fantasy Author Robin Hobb / Epic Fantasy (with Saladin Ahmed)
53. William Gibson (Neuromancer) / Cyberpunk (with Seth Dickinson)
52. Ian McDonald / Upcoming Movie Adaptations 2
51. Brian Selznick (The Invention of Hugo Cabret) / Upcoming Movie Adaptations 1
50. Chuck Palahniuk (Fight Club) / The Devil and Hell
49. R. A. Salvatore / Dungeons and Dragons (with James L. Sutter co-creator of Pathfinder)
48. Lev Grossman (The Magicians) / A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin Book Review
47. Neal Stephenson (Snow Crash) / Computer RPG Design (with Keith Burgun)
46. Richard Dawkins (The God Delusion) / Atheism and Science Fiction
45. Jim Butcher (The Dresden Files) / Nerd-Bashing
44. Charlaine Harris / Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Dexter
43. China Miéville / The New Weird
42. Eoin Colfer / Douglas Adams and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
41. Robot Expert Daniel H. Wilson / The Terminator Movies
40. Genevieve Valentine / Bad Movies
39. Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead) / Humorous Fantasy and Science Fiction
38. Ken Denmead of GeekDad / Are We Living in a Computer Simulation?
37. Ellen Kushner of the Interstitial Arts Salon / Bias Against Fantasy
36. Packing for Mars with Mary Roach / Horror in Outer Space
35. Daniel Abraham / The Game of Thrones TV Show
34. Alan Dean Foster / The Predator Movies and Animal Characters
33. Water Wars Author Cameron Stracher / Dystopian Fiction
32. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson of StarTalk / Astronomy in Science Fiction
31. Superman Writer Chris Roberson / Superheroes
30. Science Writer Jennifer Ouellette / TV Science Fiction
29. Orson Scott Card (Ender’s Game) / Wizards
28. Author and Transgender Activist Jennifer Finney Boylan / Monsters
27. Video Game Designer Ron Gilbert (The Secret of Monkey Island) / Adventure Games
26. Greg Bear / Alien Invasion
25. Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead Comic Books) / Zombies
24. Charles Yu / Time Travel
23. Catherynne M. Valente / New Writers and Pulp Era Mars and Venus
22. George R. R. Martin (A Game of Thrones) / A Song of Ice and Fire
21. Nnedi Okorafor / Africa in Fantasy and Science Fiction
20. Geoengineering with Eli Kintisch / Terraforming
19. YA Author Robin Wasserman / Consciousness Transference
18. Eric Garcia (Repo Men) / Total Recall, Robocop 2, and The Running Man
17. Naomi Novik on “Master and Commander with Dragons” / Dragons
16. Geek Rock Star Jonathan Coulton / Geek Music
15. Dan Carlin of Hardcore History / History in Fantasy and Science Fiction
14. Dark Fairy Tales with Holly Black / Toys and Miniatures
13. Horror Author John Langan / Horror
12. Corey Olsen of The Tolkien Professor / The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
11. The People vs. George Lucas with Alexandre Philippe / Star Wars
10. Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics with Tom Rogers / Hard Science Fiction
9. Urban Fantasy Author Carrie Vaughn / Vampires and Werewolves
8. Blake Charlton on Overcoming Dyslexia / Magic and Medicine
7. Steve Eley, creator of Escape Pod, Pseudopod, and Podcastle / Audio Fiction
6. Steampunk Author Cherie Priest / Sherlock Holmes and Steampunk
5. Brian Dunning of Skeptoid / Pseudoscience and Skepticism
4. Author and Comic Book Writer Marjorie M. Liu / Comic Books
3. War Robots with P. W. Singer / Military Science Fiction
2. The Windup Girl Author Paolo Bacigalupi / Science Fiction and Education
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