Unicorns, editors, and cultures of empathy, oh my! In our 281st episode, Lynne Thomas, Michael Damian Thomas, and Michi Trota join us to talk about Uncanny Magazine! We explore how they feel about Year One, what’s in store for the magazine in Year Two, the root of a good Uncanny story, cultures of empathy, and much more!
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It’s that time again. Time for more books. These magic monsters appeared all at once in the office of my apartment complex, presumably having arrived a while ago only to collect in a dark closet or something. But now they’re here.
So, without further delay, here they are. Leave a comment if something looks interesting to you! Continue reading
My Superpower is a regular guest column on the Skiffy and Fanty blog where authors and creators tell us about one weird skill, neat trick, highly specialized cybernetic upgrade, or other superpower they have, and how it helped (or hindered!) their creative process as they built their project. Today, we welcome Djibril al-Ayad to talk about how the power of invisibility relates to Ten Years of The Future Fire.
If I were to choose my own superpower, it would probably be flight — not the most useful ability in this day and age, but I bet the most fun! Even in dreams I can only fly a few inches off the ground, and then only with increasing, agonising concentration after a few seconds. It enables me to cross a wide street while only stepping on the kerbs, but not much else. I guess we don’t get to choose our own superpower. Continue reading
A new slate of podcasts has arrived. In this edition of Around the Podosphere, we’ve got a few bad movies, some intense book discussions, a lost ship, and at least one Texas conspiracy theory! There’s plenty stuff here to keep you busy for the rest of the week.
What have you been listening to? Tell us in the comments!
Here’s our list: Continue reading