The Skiffy and Fanty Show 1: Dreaming of Nebulas and Fans

17 May

Well, here it is!  The first episode of our show.  It’s a little later than we had hoped, but so be it.  We hope you enjoy it.  Below you will find the show notes with links to most of the stuff we talk about.

Episode One — Download (MP3)

So, have at it!

Intro Discussion (0:00 – 26:45):

News (26:46 – 45:47):

The Main Event (45:48 – 1:00:05):

The End (Books and Things) (1:10:06 – 1:10:36):

And that’s all, folks!

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16 Responses to “The Skiffy and Fanty Show 1: Dreaming of Nebulas and Fans”

  1. Fifi May 17, 2010 at 5:10 pm #

    Very nice! Well done.

    • skiffyandfanty May 18, 2010 at 1:39 am #

      Well, thanks!

      (I guess it should be noticed that all the comments thus far have been Shaun, not Adam…we really should get some way to differentiate the two of us…)

  2. kaolin fire May 17, 2010 at 5:33 pm #

    UK cover kicks so much ass. US cover looks like it’s for a cheap game.

    • skiffyandfanty May 18, 2010 at 1:38 am #

      Honestly, I prefer the U.S. cover. Unfortunately I couldn’t show the back side of it, which actually has some pretty stuff on it. There wasn’t an image online. The UK cover is too much of that hooded figure with a sword nonsense, and I likely wouldn’t buy it in the story.

  3. Spacepirate May 17, 2010 at 8:15 pm #

    Honestly, this was really enjoyable to listen to (and informative), even if some of the interludes sounded like the intros to a gay porno. No, but seriously. Well done. I can’t wait for the next episodes (next week, I think).

    • skiffyandfanty May 18, 2010 at 1:37 am #

      The intros sounded like gay porno? I’m just going to assume you know what you’re talking about, because I’ve yet to see such things…

      Next episode will be up on the weekend. That’s the plan, anyway. We’re recording on Wednesday. Got some controversial bits to discuss, methinks.

  4. Amy May 18, 2010 at 1:51 am #

    Great first episode. You two have a good flow together. Looking forward to your next!

    • skiffyandfanty May 18, 2010 at 2:10 am #

      Well, glad we had flow! Thanks for the great comment 🙂

  5. skiffyandfanty May 18, 2010 at 3:47 am #

    We flow like the mofoin Amazon. And the interludes are all Shaun Mr. Spacepirate.

  6. mentatjack May 19, 2010 at 5:44 am #

    I’ve got mixed feelings about the neat thing you did with a host in each ear. I liked it in my car, but I tend to listen with only one earbud when I’m walking around the apartment or the office. Thus I just stopped listening when I got to work this morning… Also it made the music interludes WAY too loud.

    But, those are just nitpicks. I’m glad to have another SFF commentary podcast to listen to. The content was wonderful and I particularly like that one of you has a preference for short fiction. Keep up the good work.

    • skiffyandfanty May 19, 2010 at 3:02 pm #

      That was totally my fault (Shaun). We’re fixing it for episode two. I had the wrong setting on. Sorry about that :S. We’re new to this, so…still learning.

      Thanks for the criticism and we’re glad you liked the episode. We’ll turn the music down too!

  7. skiffyandfanty May 22, 2010 at 2:38 am #

    I (Adam) believe short fiction is the highest form of literary art, and SF/F: doubly so. Those who disagree are charlatans.

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