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Top 10 Posts and Episodes for July 2017

5 Aug

Another month has passed us by, and that means it’s time for another stats post. This round was full of a wide range of material spanning nearly the entire history of our blog and show. We blame Twitter…

Here are the most popular posts and episodes from July 2017: Continue reading

Top 10 Posts and Episodes for June 2017

8 Jul

June was an interesting month for us. Our Twitter account was abuzz with activity, we released some awesome podcasts, and the world survived one more month of…well, never mind that.

Now that we’re firmly ensconced in July, it’s time for another statistics post! Here’s what readers and listeners loved on our blog or podcast throughout June 2017:

Top Posts:

  1. Movie Review: “Wonder Woman” (See it!) by Trish Matson
  2. Breaking News: Peter Jackson to turn The Silmarillion into a 14-movie epic by Michael J. Martinez
  3. Guest Post: Growing up in Fandom in the 1970s by LJ Cohen
  4. Guest Post: Religions on Mars, According to Me by Mary Turzillo
  5. Guest Post: Writing the Monster by Scott Oden
  6. Metropolis (1927), Feminism, and Influence by Stina Leicht
  7. Star Trek: Discovery and the Clueless by Stina Leicht
  8. Retro Childhood Review: The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander (reviewed by Jen Zink)
  9. Book Review: Wothwood by Natania Barron (reviewed by Paul Weimer)
  10. Okay, the princess rescued herself. Now What?! by Stephen Geigen-Miller

Top Episodes:

  1. Signal Boost #4: Gideon Marcus (GalacticJourney.org) and Andrew Barton (Tailings of the Golden Age)
  2. 153. Birdemic (2010) — A Torture Cinema “Adventure”
  3. 326. Joyce Chng (a.k.a. — Starfang: Rise of the Clan (An Interview)
  4. 304. Scott Lynch and Elizabeth Bear (a.k.a. The Rakish Rogue and the Sky Marshall) — An Interview
  5. #59. Alien: Covenant (2017) w/ Jeannette Ng — A Shoot the WISB Subcast
  6. Signal Boost #8: A Conversation about the Importance of Wonder Woman
  7. Signal Boost #7: Ashlee Blackwell (Graveyard Shift Sisters) and Carrie Patel (Pillars of Eternity/Recolleta Series)
  8. 327. Fiend Without a Face (1958) — A Torture Cinema “Adventure”
  9. 198. Brazilian SF w/ Fabio Fernandes, Cesar Alcázar, Libby Ginway, and Jacques Barcia #WorldSFTour
  10. 325. Queen of the Damned (2002) — A Torture Cinema “Adventure” w/ Megan O’Keefe

What did you enjoy the most? Let us know in the comments!

Top 10 Posts and Episodes for May 2017

9 Jun

Time for another statistics post! Here’s what readers and listeners loved on our blog or podcast throughout May 2017:

Top Posts:

  1. A Book by its Cover: The Dispatcher by John Scalzi (written by Shaun Duke)
  2. Metropolis (1927), Feminism, and Influence by Stina Leicht
  3. The 2017 Charity Fundraiser for Human Rights Watch: Make Us Review Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) for a Good Cause! (PLEASE DONATE!)
  4. Book Review: CUCKOO SONG by Frances Hardinge (written by Daniel Haeusser)
  5. Breaking News: Peter Jackson to turn The Silmarillion into a 14-movie epic by Mike Martinez
  6. Book Review: All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells (written by Paul Weimer)
  7. Switching Between Lanes by Stephanie Burgis
  8. Ten Post-Apocalyptic Novels Written by Women by Nicolette Stewart
  9. Book Review: The Stars are Legion by Kameron Hurley (written by Paul Weimer)
  10. Book Review: Children of the Different by S.C. Flynn (written by Daniel Haeusser)

Top Episodes:

  1. 324. Inclusivity in Fairy Tales — A Discussion w/ Sara Cleto, Brittany Warman, and Shveta Thakrar
  2. #55. Attack the Block (2011) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Tiara W.
  3. Signal Boost #6: Sophia Chester (Cosmic Callisto Caprica/Rocket Romance) and Heather Rose Jones (Alpennia Series/Lesbian Historic Motif Project)
  4. 313. Looking Back, Moving Forward: Anticipating 2017
  5. Signal Boost #3: A Conversation about Marvel’s Nazi Problem
  6. Signal Boost #4: Gideon Marcus (GalacticJourney.org) and Andrew Barton (Tailings of the Golden Age)
  7. 323. Betsy Dornbusch (a.k.a. The God Sword) — Enemy (An Interview)
  8. Signal Boost #5: A Conversation about CoGeeko Ergo Sum
  9. 322. Babylon A.D. (2008) — A Torture Cinema “Adventure” w/ DongWon Song
  10. #58. Night Watch (2004) w/ Juan Sanmiguel — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

What did you enjoy the most? Let us know in the comments!

Top 10 Posts and Episodes for April 2017

11 May

Time for another statistics post! Here’s what readers loved on our blog or podcast throughout April 2017:

Top Posts:

  1. Metropolis (1927), Feminism, and Influence by Stina Leicht
  2. Beyond the Cliché Shelf: Making Characters Vibrant and Unexpected by Aliette de Bodard
  3. Breaking News: Peter Jackson to turn The Silmarillion into a 14-movie epic by Michael J. Martinez
  4. Book Review: CUCKOO SONG by Frances Hardinge (Reviewed by Daniel Haeusser)
  5. Ten Post-Apocalyptic Novels Written by Women by Nicolette Stewart
  6. The Intersection: AI and Creator-bias by Stina Leicht
  7. Book Review: Wothwood by Natania Barron (Reviewed by Paul Weimer)
  8. Book Review: The Weight of the World by Tom Toner (Reviewed by Paul Weimer)
  9. Book Review: Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer (Reviewed by Paul Weimer)
  10. Book Review: The House of Binding Thorns by Aliette de Bodard (Reviewed by Paul Weimer)

Top Episodes:

  1. Signal Boost #1: George Sandison (2084) and Alexandra Pierce (Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia Butler)
  2. 321. The Immigrant Experience in SFF w/ Sabrina Vourvoulias, Rose Lemberg, and Bogi Takács
  3. #55. Attack the Block (2011) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Tiara W.
  4. #03. The Last Command — Thrawn and On and On (A Star Wars Literary Podcast)
  5. 317. Disability in SF/F — A Discussion w/ Sarah Chorn and Elsa Sjunneson-Henry
  6. 313. Looking Back, Moving Forward: Anticipating 2017
  7. #57. Get Out (2017) w/ Faridah Gbadamosi and Andrew Hackley — A Shoot the WISB Subcast
  8. 294. Mazes and Monsters (1982) — A Torture Cinema “Adventure”
  9. 320. Alex Wells/Acks (a.k.a. Social Justice Biker Witch) — Hunger Makes the Wolf (An Interview)
  10. 304. Scott Lynch and Elizabeth Bear (a.k.a. The Rakish Rogue and the Sky Marshall) — An Interview

What did you enjoy the most? Let us know in the comments!

Podcast and Blog Stats for 2016: Most Popular, Most Downloaded, and Other Oddities

24 Feb

I haven’t done one of these posts in a while, but after randomly looking at our download figures, I got the bug to share what has been popular on this podcast and on the blog. So, with that in mind, the following are a few “top 10” lists of the most popular posts and episodes of 2016 and all time according to our WordPress statistics. I’ve also included a list of our most downloaded episodes of all time using data from our file host, which makes for some curious comparisons.

Enjoy! Continue reading

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