Episode 48 — Science Fiction: Entertainment or Pretentious Art?

9 May

Adam returns for an off-the-cuff discussion of the purpose of science fiction (based on an SF Signal post by Jaimie Todd Rubin).  Is reading science fiction about its entertainment value?  Do non-genre writers or readers torment themselves with their reading/writing, unlike science fiction readers and writers?  We also tackle the infamous term “speculative fiction.”

Tune in to hear our take on the topic and feel free to leave a comment on this page or send us an email to let us know what you think!

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Here’s the episode (show notes are below):


Episode 48 — Download (MP3)

Intro and Discussion (0:00 – 28:53)

Oh, and don’t forget to vote on our next Torture Cinema flick!   The vote is almost done, and we need to know what you want to torture us with next!

Our new intro music is “Time Flux” by Revolution Void (CC BY 3.0).

That’s all, folks!  Thanks for listening.  See you next week.

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