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Author

Date

Subject

Size
Format

Alastair Reynolds

09-01-2002

Redemption Ark, WorldCon 2002

3 MB
RealAudio

Chuck Palahniuk

09-21-2002

Lullaby, The Horror Genre

2.7 MB
RealAudio

Glen David Gold

10-04-2002

Carter Beats the Devil, McSweeney's Genre Issue

2.8 MB
RealAudio

Jonathan Carroll

11-06-2002

White Apples, Women

5.6 MB
RealAudio

Robert Jordan

01-13-2003

Wheel of Time, Crossroads of Twilight

6.4 MB
RealAudio

Ramsey Campbell Part 1

01-11-2003

Starting writing, Vladimir Nabokov,

5.3 MB
RealAudio

Ramsey Campbell Part 2

01-11-2003

Comedy, M. R. James, new novel

6.3 MB
RealAudio

Carter Scholz

03-07-2003

Interview, Secret History Science Fiction

5.6 MB
RealAudio

Cory Doctorow

03-20-2003

Interview, The Literary Singularity

5.5 MB
RealAudio

Alan Deutschman

04-14-2003

Interview, Napa Vs. Sonoma Vs. Steve Jobs

4.0 MB
RealAudio

Jasper Fforde

04-29-2003

The Eyre Affair, Lost in a Good Book

5.3 MB
RealAudio

Jasper Fforde

04-29-2003

The Eyre Affair, Lost in a Good Book

31.5 MB
MP3

Ira Sher

04-29-2003

Gentlemen of Space

5.2 MB
Real Audio

Ira Sher

04-29-2003

Gentlemen of Space

31.5 MB
MP3

James Frey

05-02-2003

A Million Little Pieces Rehab Memoir

32.5 MB
MP3

James Frey

05-02-2003

A Million Little Pieces Rehab Memoir

5.1 MB
RealAudio

Margaret Weis

05-21-2003

Mistress of Dragons, RPG Fiction

5.3 MB
RealAudio

Margaret Weis

05-21-2003

Mistress of Dragons, RPG Fiction

32.2 MB
MP3

Christopher Moore

06-10-2003

Fluke, Lamb & Writing humor

36.4 MB
MP3

Christopher Moore

06-10-2003

Fluke, Lamb & Writing humor

5.7 MB
RealAudio

Douglas Coupland

07-14-2003

Hey Nostradamus and Spirituality

5.4 MB
Real Audio

Douglas Coupland

07-14-2003

Hey Nostradamus and Spirituality

32.6 MB
MP3

Dan Simmons

07-25-2003

Science fiction and literature

5.6 MB
Real Audio

Dan Simmons

07-25-2003

Science fiction and literature

33.9 MB
MP3

Terry Goodkind

07-26-2003

Virtuous fiction, Ayn Rand

80.6 MB
MP3

Terry Goodkind

07-26-2003

Virtuous fiction, Ayn Rand

13.4 MB
Real Audio

David Corbett

08-20-2003

Gentlemen Marijuana smugglers, Real estate development

48.8 MB
MP3

David Corbett

08-20-2003

Gentlemen Marijuana smugglers, Real estate development

8.1 MB
RealAudio

Mary Roach

08-22-2003

Weighing the human soul, heads in rotisserie pans, human head transplants

32.5 MN
MP3

Mary Roach

08-22-2003

Weighing the human soul, heads in rotisserie pans, human head transplants

5.4 MB
RealAudio

James Barclay

09-01-2003

Killing off the cast, brutal reality and fantasy economics

48.2 MB
MP3

James Barclay

09-01-2003

Killing off the cast, brutal reality and fantasy economics

8 MB
RealAudio

Charles de Lint

09-04-2003

Music, horror, magic realism, dark and light fiction.

48.3 MB
MP3

Charles de Lint

09-04-2003

Music, horror, magic realism, dark and light fiction.

8 MB
RealAudio

Chuck Palahniuk

09-07-2003

Writing horror, minimalism, Portland

39.4 MB
MP3

Chuck Palahniuk

09-07-2003

Writing horror, minimalism, Portland

6.5 MB
RealAudio

Jonathan Lethem

10-03-2003

The Fortress of Solitude, autobiographical fiction

29.6 MB
MP3

Jonathan Lethem

10-03-2003

The Fortress of Solitude, autobiographical fiction

9.9 MB
RealAudio

Win & Meredith Blevins

09-25-2003

Married writers, historical fiction, gypsies & murder.

21.8 MB
MP3

Win & Meredith Blevins

09-25-2003

Married writers, historical fiction, gypsies & murder.

7.2 MB
RealAudio

Terry Pratchett all

10-10-2003

Fantasy, satire, language, sales, fan fiction & marketing

19 MB
RealAudio

Terry Pratchett Part 1

10-10-2003

Fantasy, satire, language, sales, fan fiction & marketing

9.3 MB
RealAudio

Terry Pratchett Part 2

10-10-2003

Fantasy, satire, language, sales, fan fiction & marketing

9.6 MB
RealAudio

Terry Pratchett Part 1

10-10-2003

Fantasy, satire, language, sales, fan fiction & marketing

56.3 MB
MP3

Terry Pratchett Part 2

10-10-2003

Fantasy, satire, language, sales, fan fiction & marketing

57.7 MB
MP3

Colson Whitehead

11-04-2003

Humor, Journalism, TV, jazz writing, New York

58.3 MB
MP3

Colson Whitehead

11-04-2003

Humor, Journalism, TV, jazz writing, New York

9.7 MB
RealAudio

John Shirley

12-05-2003

The Birth of cyberpunk, Jesus the Gnostic

37.4 MB
MP3

John Shirley

12-05-2003

The Birth of cyberpunk, Jesus the Gnostic

6.2 MB
RealAudio
TC Boyle
02-11-2004
Drop City, Utopia, Literature
26.9 MB
MP3
TC Boyle
02-11-2004
Drop City, Utopia, Literature
6.7 MB
RealAudio
Scott Phillips
02-19-2004
Cottonwood, The West & Pulp Noirs
33.9 MB
MP3
Scott Phillips
02-19-2004
Cottonwood, The West & Pulp Noirs
8.5 MB
RealAudio
Kate Christensen
02-26-2004
Rot, New York and deeply held anger
25 MB
MP3
Kate Christensen
02-26-2004
Rot, New York and deeply held anger
6.2 MB
RealAudio
George Pelecanos
03-22-2004
Positive characters and negative economics
32.25 MB
MP3
George Pelecanos
03-22-2004
Positive characters and negative economics
8.79 MB
RealAudio
Richard Morgan
03-22-2004
Anger, violence, the future
46.6 MB
MP3
Richard Morgan
03-22-2004
Anger, violence, the future
11.65 MB
RealAudio
Uglytown's Jim Pascoe and Tom Fassbender
02-22-2004
Making it as publishers, writers, and outsiders.
28.3 MB
MP3
Uglytown's Tom Fassbender and Jim Pascoe
02-22-2004
Making it as publishers, writers, and outsiders.
6.8 MB
RealAudio
Joe R. Lansdale
04-04-2004
Texas state of mind, comics, Bubba Ho Tep
38.4 MB
MP3
Joe R. Lansdale
04-04-2004
Texas state of mind, comics, Bubba Ho Tep
2.5 MB
RealAudio
Tom Perrotta
05-13-2004
America the Petty, Perversion and Amororous doings in the 'Burbs.
49.10 MB
MP3
Tom Perrotta
05-13-2004
America the Petty, Perversion and Amororous doings in the 'Burbs.
12.27 MB
RealAudio
Kim Stanley Robinson
06-04-2004
Environmental Politics and SF novels
59 MB
MP3
Kim Stanley Robinson
06-04-2004
Environmental Politics and SF novels
15 MB
RealAudio
China Miéville
07-29-2004
Politics, Fantasy, Monsters, monsters!
46.9 MB
MP3
China Miéville
07-29-2004
Politics, Fantasy, Monsters, monsters!
11.71 MB
RealAudio
Catherynne M. Valente
06-04-2004
Classics, language, female quest stories, Alice in Wonderland
32.71 MB
MP3
Catherynne M. Valente
06-04-2004
Classics, language, female quest stories, Alice in Wonderland
8.17 MB
RealAudio
Kem Nunn
08-20-2004
The maquiladoras, Garage-door Tijuana, Surfing
26.02 MB
MP3
Kem Nunn
08-20-2004
The maquiladoras, Garage-door Tijuana, Surfing
6.50 MB
RealAudio
Marcia Muller and Laurie R. King
09-09-2004
Women in mystery as characters and authors
45.7 MB
MP3
Marcia Muller and Laurie R. King
09-09-2004
Women in mystery as characters and authors
11.4 MB
RealAudio
Clive Barker Part One
09-21-2004
Beginnings: Books of Blood, Hellraiser
46.3 MB
MP3
Clive Barker Part One
09-21-2004
Beginnings: Books of Blood, Hellraiser
11.6 MB
RealAudio
Clive Barker Part Two
09-21-2004
Middles and Ends: Abarat, Tortured Souls, 500 Paintings in Beverly Hills
52.6 MB
MP3
Clive Barker Part Two
09-21-2004
Middles and Ends: Abarat, Tortured Souls, 500 Paintings in Beverly Hills
13.2 MB
RealAudio
Susanna Clarke
09-27-2004
Kingdoms of Faerie, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
34.6 MB
MP3
Susanna Clarke
09-27-2004
Kingdoms of Faerie, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
8.6 MB
RealAudio
Rolling Darkness Review
10-18-2004
Dennis Etchison, Peter Atkins and Glen Hirshberg discuss the dark.
51.2 MB
MP3
Rolling Darkness Review
10-18-2004
Dennis Etchison, Peter Atkins and Glen Hirshberg discuss the dark.
12.9 MB
RealAudio
Graham Joyce 11-04-2004 Hedgerow witches, midwifery, life in a coal-mining town and The Limits of Enchantment.
35.88 MB
MP3
Graham Joyce 11-04-2004 Hedgerow witches, midwifery, life in a coal-mining town and The Limits of Enchantment.
8.97 MB
RealAudio
Jenn Ramage Interviews Daniel Ellsberg
2004
Secrets, Vietnam and Iraq
23.5 MB
MP3
Jenn Ramage Interviews Daniel Ellsberg
2004
Secrets, Vietnam and Iraq
5.9 MB

RealAudio

Jenn Ramage Interviews Suzan-Lori Parks
2004
Getting Mother's Body
23.5 MB
MP3
Jenn Ramage Interviews Suzan-Lori Parks
2004
Getting Mother's Body
5.9 MB
RealAudio
Lucius Shepard
02-07-2005
A Handbook of American Prayer
27.5 MB
MP3
Lucius Shepard
02-07-2005
A Handbook of American Prayer
6.8 MB
RealAudio
Steve Erickson 03-01-2005 Our Ecstatic Days, Chaos, order and apocalypse
37.7 MB
MP3
Steve Erickson 03-01-2005 Our Ecstatic Days, Chaos, order and apocalypse
9.4 MB

RealAudio

Stephan Zielinski
03-28-2005
Bad Magic and the San Diego Zombie
32.04 MB
MP3
Stephan Zielinski
03-28-2005
Bad Magic and the San Diego Zombie
8.01 MB
RealAudio
Kazuo Ishiguro
04-25-2005
Science fiction cinema, three kinds of storytelling, memory.
36.48 MB
MP3
Kazuo Ishiguro
04-25-2005
Science fiction cinema, three kinds of storytelling, memory.
9.12 MB

RealAudio

John Burdett
05-10-2005

Hong Kong turn-over to China, Buddhism, Bangkok's black economy

34.33 MB
MP3
John Burdett
05-10-2005
Hong Kong turn-over to China, Buddhism, Bangkok's black economy
8.58 MB
RealAudio
Chuck Palahniuk
05-20-2005
Narrative, Shock value, horror
38.68 MB
MP3
Chuck Palahniuk
05-20-2005
Narrative, Shock value, horror
9.67 MB
RealAudio
Mitch Cullin and Laurie R. King
05-23-2005
Sherlock Holmes in fact and fiction
38.24 MB
MP3
Mitch Cullin and Laurie R. King
05-23-2005
Sherlock Holmes in fact and fiction
10.62 MB
RealAudio
Andrew Vachss
06-27-2005
His journey from US Public health Testing to Child-Defending attorney and writer
53.31 MB
MP3
Andrew Vachss
06-27-2005
His journey from US Public health Testing to Child-Defending attorney and writer
13.33 MB
RealAudio
James Frey 2005
06-29-2005
My Friend Leonard, life as a bagman and in the world of Hollowood.
23 MB
MP3
James Frey 2005
06-29-2005
My Friend Leonard, life as a bagman and in the world of Hollowood.
5.75 MB
RealAudio
Elizabeth Kostova
07-21-2005
The Historian, history and armchair travel.
31.5 MB
MP3
Elizabeth Kostova
07-21-2005
The Historian, history and armchair travel.
7.86 MB
RealAudio
Chris Cleave, Part One
08-11-2005
Eavesdropping on the bus, Incendiary
22.4 MB
MP3
Chris Cleave, Part One
08-11-2005
Eavesdropping on the bus, Incendiary
5.6 MB
RealAudio
Chris Cleave, Part Two
08-11-2005
London bombings, terrorism
23.8 MB
MP3
Chris Cleave, Part Two
08-11-2005
London bombings, terrorism
5.96 MB
RealAudio
Jeffrey Ford
08-08-2005
Why SF & WorldCon MATTER, The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque, The Girl in the Glass
17.91 MB
MP3
Jeffrey Ford
08-08-2005
Why SF & WorldCon MATTER, The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque, The Girl in the Glass
4.47 MB
RealAudio
Aimee Bender
09-18-2005
Surrealism, fairy tales, minimalism
29.25 MB
MP3
Aimee Bender
09-18-2005
Surrealism, fairy tales, minimalism
7.31 MB
RealAudio
Myla Goldberg
10-17-2005
1918 Flu epidemic, the afterlife, history, memory, aging, Karl Capek
51.15 MB
MP3
Myla Goldberg
10-17-2005
1918 Flu epidemic, the afterlife, history, memory, aging, Karl Capek
10.23 MB
RealAudio
Mary Roach
10-23-2005
Spook, science and the afterlife, the state of science writing.
33.98 MB
MP3
Mary Roach
10-23-2005
Spook, science and the afterlife, the state of science writing.
8.49 MB
RealAudio
Richard Morgan
11-02-2005
SF & Politics, Woken Furies, Torture, and Black Man
52.33 MB
MP3
Richard Morgan
11-02-2005
SF & Politics, Woken Furies, Torture, and Black Man
13.08 MB
RealAudio
Tim Pratt
12-02-2005
Santa Cruz, Locus, The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl
65.97 MB
MP3
Tim Pratt
12-02-2005
Santa Cruz, Locus, The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl
10.73 MB
RealAudio
Daniel H. Wilson
11-16-2005
How to Survive a Robot Uprising, deadly baby harp seal robots, Smart Houses
54.6 MB
MP3
Daniel H. Wilson
11-16-2005
How to Survive a Robot Uprising, deadly baby harp seal robots, Smart Houses
9.40 MB
RealAudio
Bill McKibben
12-13-2005
Global warming, science and science fiction

41.2 MB

MP3
Bill McKibben
12-13-2006
Global warming, science and science fiction
6.79 MB
RealAudio
Leslie Ellen Jones
10-15-2005
From Witch to Wicca, the brain chemistry of fear, folklore and warning fictions
57.7 MB
MP3
Leslie Ellen Jones
10-15-2005
From Witch to Wicca, the brain chemistry of fear, folklore and warning fictions
9.6 MB
RealAudio
Heather Rogers
02-01-2006
The history of garbage and Keep America Beautiful
70.69 MB
MP3
Heather Rogers
02-01-2006
The history of garbage and Keep America Beautiful
11.77 MB
RealAudio
Charlie Huston
02-16-2006
Wussy vampires and bloodbath noir
41.49 MB
MP3
Charlie Huston
02-16-2006
Wussy vampires and bloodbath noir
6.90 MB
RealAudio
Julian Barnes
02-13-2006
Arthur & George, mystery fiction, fact and fiction
55.75 MB
MP3
Julian Barnes
02-13-2006
Arthur & George, mystery fiction, fact and fiction
9.29 MB
RealAudio
Kim Stanley Robinson 2005 (1)
11-28-2005
Global warming, State of Fear
49.85
MP3
Kim Stanley Robinson 2005 (1)
11-28-2005
Global warming, State of Fear
8.30 MB
RealAudio
Kim Stanley Robinson 2005 (2)
11-28-2005
Global warming,Fifty Degrees Below
49.17 MB
MP3
Kim Stanley Robinson 2005 (2)
11-28-2005
Global warming,Fifty Degrees Below
8.19 MB
RealAudio
Joshua Spanogle
03-11-2006
Isolation Ward, ethics soup, gene-splicing noir DNA into the Medical Thriller
67.30 MB
MP3
Joshua Spanogle
03-11-2006
Isolation Ward, ethics soup, gene-splicing noir DNA into the Medical Thriller
11.03 MB
RealAudio
Christopher Moore 2006
03-23-2006
A Dirty Job, Reading his work, Language Warning.
62.23 MB
MP3
Christopher Moore 2006
03-23-2006
A Dirty Job, Reading his work, Language Warning.
10.23 MB
RealAudio
Verlyn Klinkenborg 2006
03-27-2006
Timothy; Or, Notes of an Abject Reptile, nature writing
64.16 MB
MP3
Verlyn Klinkenborg 2006
03-27-2006
Timothy; Or, Notes of an Abject Reptile, nature writing
10.68 MB
RealAudio
Verlyn Klinkenborg
03-27-2006
A reading from Timothy; Or, Notes of an Abject Reptile.
7.85 MB
MP3
Verlyn Klinkenborg
03-27-2006
A reading from Timothy; Or, Notes of an Abject Reptile.
1.30 MB
RealAudio
Gregory Maguire
11-04-2003
Wicked: The Musical,Mirror Mirrror, history and fairy tales and politics -- is there a difference?
53.36 MB
MP3
Gregory Maguire
11-04-2003
Wicked: The Musical,Mirror Mirrror, history and fairy tales and politics -- is there a difference?
8.83 MB
RealAudio
Franz Wright Interviewed by Kathryn Petrucelli
04-10-2006
Breaking God's Silence
36.48 MB
MP3
Franz Wright Interviewed by Kathryn Petrucelli
04-10-2006
Breaking God's Silence
6.07 MB
RealAudio
Colson Whitehead 2006
04-20-2006
Names, naming and Apex Hides the Hurt.
52.42 MB
MP3
Colson Whitehead 2006
04-20-2006
Names, naming and Apex Hides the Hurt.
8.72 MB
RealAudio
Harvey Pekar, Part One
05-18-2006
Jazz music criticism, American Splendor,Ego & Hubris: The Michael Malice Story, The Quitter, writing comic books
45.50 MB
MP3
Harvey Pekar, Part One
05-18-2006
Jazz music criticism, American Splendor,Ego & Hubris: The Michael Malice Story, The Quitter, writing comic books
7.56 MB
RealAudio
Harvey Pekar, Part Two
05-18-2006
Jazz music criticism, American Splendor,Ego & Hubris: The Michael Malice Story, The Quitter, writing comic books
48.50 MB
MP3
Harvey Pekar, Part Two
04-18-2006
Jazz music criticism, American Splendor,Ego & Hubris: The Michael Malice Story, The Quitter, writing comic books
8.06 MB
RealAudio
David Mitchell Part One
04-23-2006
Causality, Black Swan Green, stammering, metaphor.
64.84 MB
MP3
David Mitchell Part One
04-23-2006
Causality, Black Swan Green, stammering, metaphor.
10.78 MB
RealAudio
David Mitchell Part Two
04-23-2006
Genre, science fiction, translating Cloud Atlas
68.45 MB
MP3
David Mitchell Part Two
04-23-2006
Genre, science fiction, translating Cloud Atlas
11.38 MB
RealAudio
Susan Straight Interviewed by Jenn Ramage
05-07-2006
A Million Nightingales
40.70 MB
MP3
Susan Straight Interviewed by Jenn Ramage
05-07-2006
A Million Nightingales
6.77 MB
RealAudio
Laurie R. King Live Radio Interview
05-19-2006
The Art of Detection, Live writing
43.84 MB
MP3
Laurie R. King Live Radio Interview
05-19-2006
The Art of Detection, Live writing
7.29 MB
RealAudio
Laurie R. King, Morton Marcus, James Houston
05-19-2006
A panel discussion on "The Mystery of Writing" with Laurie R. King, Morton Marcus and James Houston.
95.73 MB
MP3
Laurie R. King, Morton Marcus, James Houston
05-19-2006
A panel discussion on "The Mystery of Writing" with Laurie R. King, Morton Marcus and James Houston.
15.92 MB
RealAudio
Koji Suzuki, Part One
05-12-2006
A translated conversation about Singularity, horror and science fiction
57.91 MB
MP3
Koji Suzuki, Part Two
05-12-2006
Japanese cultural elements in his fiction and universal philosophies.
57.49 MB
MP3
Koji Suzuki, Part One
05-12-2006
A translated conversation about Singularity, horror and science fiction
9.63 MB
RealAudio
Koji Suzuki, Part Two
05-12-2006
Japanese cultural elements in his fiction and universal philosophies.
9.56 MB
RealAudio
Kim Newman
05-13-2006
Movies, books and the importance of Michael Moorcock and Dennis Potter.
79.87 MB
MP3
Kim Newman
05-13-2006
Movies, books and the importance of Michael Moorcock and Dennis Potter.
9.56 MB
RealAudio
Jenn Ramage Speaks With Peter Orner
05-23-2006
Namibia at the time of its independence.
38.92 MB
MP3
Jenn Ramage Speaks With Peter Orner
05-23-2006
Namibia at the time of its independence.
6.45 MB
RealAudio
Gary Shteyngart
05-14-2006
Absurdistan and the real 'stans.
89.30 MB
MP3
Gary Shteyngart
05-14-2006
Absurdistan and the real 'stans.
14.87 MB
RealAudio
David Sirota
05-16-2006
How our government has been bought and sold, how to get it back. Hostile Takeover!
49.57 MB
MP3
David Sirota
05-16-2006
How our government has been bought and sold, how to get it back. Hostile Takeover!
8.23 MB
RealAudio
James P.Othmer
06-19-2006
Futurists real and imagined; Madison Avenue tales of woe.
71.34 MB
MP3
James P.Othmer
06-19-2006
Futurists real and imagined; Madison Avenue tales of woe.
11.86 MB
RealAudio
Randall Sullivan
04-06-2004
'The Miracle Detective', claims of miraculous visions, and his personal investigation into the events in Medjugorge in Bosnia.
77.41 MB
MP3
Randall Sullivan
04-06-2004
'The Miracle Detective', claims of miraculous visions, and his personal investigation into the events in Medjugorge in Bosnia.
12.90 MB
RealAudio
Jasper Fforde
07-30-2005
Thursday Next, Jack Spratt, Front of the house and back of the house processing.
86.18 MB
MP3
Jasper Fforde
07-30-2005
Thursday Next, Jack Spratt, Front of the house and back of the house processing.
14.33 MB
RealAudio
Steven Kotler
07-13-2006
West of Jesus, Neuroscience of ecstasy, surfing.
58.49 MB
MP3
Steven Kotler
07-13-2006
West of Jesus, Neuroscience of ecstasy, surfing.
9.71 MB
RealAudio
Vernor Vinge, Part 1
06-01-2006
The Technological Singularity, Rainbows End.
52.17 MB
MP3
Vernor Vinge, Part 1
06-01-2006
The Technological Singularity, Rainbows End.
8.68 MB
RealAudio
Vernor Vinge, Part 2
06-01-2006
The Technological Singularity, Rainbows End.
51.95 MB
MP3
Vernor Vinge, Part 2
06-01-2006
The Technological Singularity, Rainbows End.
8.65 MB
RealAudio
Julia Glass Interviewed by Jenn Ramage
07-07-2006
The Whole World Over, The Three Junes
40.05 MB
MP3
Julia Glass Interviewed by Jenn Ramage
07-07-2006
The Whole World Over, The Three Junes
6.68 MB
RealAudio
Cory Doctorow
03-20-2003, 05-13-2006
The Technological Singularity,Down & Out in the Magic Kingdom
37.40 MB
MP3
Cory Doctorow
03-20-2003, 05-13-2006
The Technological Singularity,Down & Out in the Magic Kingdom
6.20 MB
RealAudio
TC Boyle
07-17-2006
Economic horror, Talk Talk, identity theft
74.98 MB
MP3
TC Boyle
07-17-2006
Economic horror, Talk Talk, identity theft
12.49 MB
RealAudio
WorldCon 2006 Report
08-28-06
A report from Worldcon 2006 featuring Alastair Reynolds, David Brin, Gregory Benford, Greg Bear, Vernor Vinge, James Patrick Kelly, John-Henri Holmberg, Gary K. Wolfe, Frank Beddor and a variety of other recordings of sounds and events from Worldcon 2006. And only a smattering of what was there.
26.11 MB
MP3
WorldCon 2006 Report
08-28-06
A report from Worldcon 2006 featuring Alastair Reynolds, David Brin, Gregory Benford, Greg Bear, Vernor Vinge, James Patrick Kelly, John-Henri Holmberg, Gary K. Wolfe, Frank Beddor and a variety of other recordings of sounds and events from Worldcon 2006.And only a smattering of what was there.
4.35 MB
RealAudio
Harlan Ellison WorldCon 2006
08-27-06
Harlan Ellison's one-man panel at Worldcon 2006. Warning very strong language, contains swer words (many) and insults of all races, creeds and colors. Highly politically incorrect. Guaranteed to offend some if mot most listeners. Thanks to Charles Huff!
90.42 MB
MP3
Harlan Ellison WorldCon 2006
08-27-06
Harlan Ellison's one-man panel at Worldcon 2006. Warning very strong language, contains swer words (many) and insults of all races, creeds and colors. Highly politically incorrect. Guaranteed to offend some if mot most listeners. Thanks to Charles Huff!
15.07 MB
RealAudio
Keith Donohue
08-14-2006
A conversation with Keith Donohue abouthis novel 'The Stolen Child', changelings, children and beings stuck in time.
69.02 MB
MP3
Keith Donohue
08-14-2006
A conversation with Keith Donohue abouthis novel 'The Stolen Child', changelings, children and beings stuck in time.
11.49 MB
RealAudio
David Louis Edelman
08-23-2006
InfoQuake and economic science fiction.
44.78 MB
MP3
David Louis Edelman
08-23-2006
InfoQuake and economic science fiction.
7.44 MB
RealAudio
Naomi Novik
08-24-2006
The Temeraire Series, World-building in historical fiction and science fiction, software coding and novel writing.
77.03 MB
MP3
Naomi Novik
08-24-2006
The Temeraire Series, World-building in historical fiction and science fiction, software coding and novel writing.
12.80 MB
RealAudio
Charles Stross
09-13-2006
Economic influences, space opera, gender swapping, Victorian Work ethics
78.20 MB
MP3
Charles Stross
09-13-2006
Economic influences, space opera, gender swapping, Victorian Work ethics
13.02 MB
RealAudio
Jeff VanderMeer
09-13-2006
Ambergris, Shriek, the book and movie.
63.61 MB
MP3
Jeff VanderMeer
09-13-2006
Ambergris, Shriek, the book and movie.
10.58 MB
RealAudio
Jennifer Egan
09-26-2006
Image culture, The Keep, the blank slate and writing for the NYT.
80.56 MB
MP3
Jennifer Egan
09-26-2006
Image culture, The Keep, the blank slate and writing for the NYT.
13.40 MB
RealAudio
Amir D. Aczel
10-11-2006
The Bourbaki hoax, economics and society, the New Math.
80.56 MB
MP3
Amir D. Aczel
10-11-2006
The Bourbaki hoax, economics and society, the New Math.
13.40 MB
RealAudio
Scott E. Smith
09-13-2006
The Ruins, Ben Stiller, movies, A Simple Plan
58.85 MB
MP3
Scott E. Smith
09-13-2006
The Ruins, Ben Stiller, movies, A Simple Plan
9.80 MB
RealAudio
Mark Z. Danielewski
09-21-2006
The House of Leaves, Only Revolutions, media and book layout.
60.06 MB
MP3
Mark Z. Danielewski
09-21-2006
The House of Leaves, Only Revolutions, media and book layout.
9.98 MB
RealAudio
NPR: Rolling Darkness Revue
10-22-2006
My report for NPR on the Rolling Darkness Revue.
2.51 MB
MP3
NPR: Rolling Darkness Revue
10-22-2006
My report for NPR on the Rolling Darkness Revue. (Link to NPR Archive.)
N/A
RealAudio
Jenn Ramage interviews Kate Atkinson
10-26-2006
Jenn Ramage of NPR affliate KUSP speaks with Kate Atkinson about her novel 'One Good Turn'.
39.13 MB
MP3
Jenn Ramage interviews Kate Atkinson
10-26-2006
Jenn Ramage of NPR affliate KUSP speaks with Kate Atkinson about her novel 'One Good Turn'.
6.51 MB
RealAudio
Erik Larson
11-02-2006
The Devil in the White City, Thunderstruck, research, world-building.
69.85 MB
MP3
Erik Larson
11-02-2006
The Devil in the White City, Thunderstruck, research, world-building.
11.63 MB
RealAudio
Richard Ford
11-10-2006
Frank Bascombe, the suburbs, the reading experience.
67.76 MB
MP3
Richard Ford
11-10-2006
Frank Bascombe, the suburbs, the reading experience.
11.29 MB
RealAudio
Kathryn Petruccelli Interviews Frank McCourt
11-20-2006
A conversation with the best-selling author of 'Angela's Ashes' asbout his new memoir 'Teacher Man'.
39.74 MB
MP3
Kathryn Petruccelli Interviews Frank McCourt
11-20-2006
A conversation with the best-selling author of 'Angela's Ashes' asbout his new memoir 'Teacher Man'.
6.61 MB
RealAudio
Kate Elliott and Melanie Rawn_1
10-19-2006
Girly Books, The Golden Key, women in fantasy. Part 1 of 2.
50.12 MB
MP3
Kate Elliott and Melanie Rawn_1
10-19-2006
Girly Books, The Golden Key, women in fantasy. Part 1 of 2.
8.34 MB
RealAudio
Kate Elliott and Melanie Rawn_2
10-19-2006
Deep Genre, the Internet; part 2 of 2.
58.54 MB
MP3
Kate Elliott and Melanie Rawn_2
10-19-2006
Deep Genre, the Internet; part 2 of 2.
9.7 MB
RealAudio
Heidi Julavits
11-15-2006
Lies, therapy, The Believer
76.15 MB
MP3
Heidi Julavits
11-15-2006
Lies, therapy, The Believer
12.68 MB
RealAudio
Anne and Todd McCaffrey
08-24-2006
Why dragons can fly, Pern, The Ship Who Sang
56.08 MB
MP3
Anne and Todd McCaffrey
08-24-2006
Why dragons can fly, Pern, The Ship Who Sang
9.31 MB
RealAudio
Christopher Paolini
12-21-2006
Eragon, homeschooling, self-publishing, fantasy clichés, writing about coming of age while coming of age
71.81 MB
MP3
Christopher Paolini
12-21-2006
Eragon, homeschooling, self-publishing, fantasy clichés, writing about coming of age while coming of age
11.96 MB
RealAudio
Charles Frazier
12-05-2006
Thirteen Moons, Blue Mountain, research, the Eastern Cherokee.
55.38 MB
MP3
Charles Frazier
12-05-2006
Thirteen Moons, Blue Mountain, research, the Eastern Cherokee.
9.22 MB
RealAudio
Rudy Rucker
01-11-2007
Cyberpunk history, the GNARL, Mathematicians in Love, Singularity
72.16 MB
MP3
Rudy Rucker
01-11-2007
Cyberpunk history, the GNARL, Mathematicians in Love, Singularity
11.99 MB
RealAudio
Economic Genre Fiction
01-06-2007
A report for NPR on economic themes is genre fiction that includes TC Boyle, David Edelman, Charles Stross, Amir D. Aczel, and Jeff VanderMeer.
11.04 MB
MP3
Charlie Huston
01-17-2007
Hank Thompson, Joe Pitt, eye-ball biting, cat torture, gutters of blood real and imagined.
90.15 MB
MP3
Charlie Huston
01-17-2007
Hank Thompson, Joe Pitt, eye-ball biting, cat torture, gutters of blood real and imagined.
14.99 MB
RealAudio
Promo for January 29 2007
01-26-2007
Follow the Leader
1.23 MB
MP3
David Lynch
01-18-2007
TM, DV, DavidLynch.com, Eraserhead stop-motion.
56.48 MB
MP3
David Lynch
01-18-2007
TM, DV, DavidLynch.com, Eraserhead stop-motion.
9.37 MB
RealAudio
Dragons Get A Modern Image Makeover
01-27-2007
A report for NPR on dragons in literature featuring Anne McCaffrey, Naomi Novik and Chris Paolini. Radio recording; HiFi MP3 file to follow.
2.71 MB
MP3
Dragons Get A Modern Image Makeover
01-27-2007
A report for NPR on dragons in literature featuring Anne McCaffrey, Naomi Novik and Chris Paolini. Direct from NPR.
8.22 MB
MP3
Promo for February 5, 2007
01-31-2007
A Chilling Terror
1.11 MB
MP3
Dan Simmons
01-31-2007
The Terror, the future, where to find a novel.
78.30 MB
MP3
Dan Simmons
01-31-2007
The Terror, the future, where to find a novel.
13.03 MB
RealAudio
Promo for February 12, 2007
10-04-2005
"The Meat Is Not You"
3.5 MB
MP3
Cory Doctorow
02-08-2007
A conversation in the backroom at Borderlands Books in San Francisco, California, covering his new collection, two new novels and all usual fun stuff; DRM, EULAs, you name it.
88.99 MB
MP3
Cory Doctorow
02-08-2007
A conversation in the backroom at Borderlands Books in San Francisco, California, covering his new collection, two new novels and all usual fun stuff; DRM, EULAs, you name it.

14.80 MB

RealAudio
Promo for February 19, 2007
02-17-2007
"Where the Dust Settles"
234K
MP3
Ann Cummins Interviewed by Kathryn Petruccelli
02-14-2007
A conversation with the author of 'Yellowcake'.
42.53 MB
MP3
Ann Cummins Interviewed by Kathryn Petruccelli
02-14-2007
A conversation with the author of 'Yellowcake'.

7.07 MB

RealAudio
Guy Gavriel Kay
02-19-2007
Tolkien, Tigana, Ysabel and the courtroom fantasies.
76.60 MB
MP3
Guy Gavriel Kay
02-19-2007
Tolkien, Tigana, Ysabel and the courtroom fantasies.

12.74 MB

RealAudio
Ian McDonald
08-04-2005
River of Gods, multi-cultural fiction and Brasyl.
19.67 MB
MP3
Ian McDonald
08-04-2005
River of Gods, multi-cultural fiction and Brasyl.

3.26 MB

RealAudio
China Miéville
02-28-2007
Un Lun Dun, Looking for Jake, writing for comics, movies
83.54 MB
MP3
China Miéville
02-28-2007
Un Lun Dun, Looking for Jake, writing for comics, movies

13.90 MB

RealAudio
Jenn Ramage Interviews Vendela Vida
02-15-2007
Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name, traveling, the Sami, The Believer
40.00 MB
MP3
Jenn Ramage Interviews Vendela Vida
02-15-2007
Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name, traveling, the Sami, The Believer

6.65 MB

RealAudio
Preview for Monday March 19, 2007
03-13-2007
Get Ready to go.
275 KB
MP3
Christopher Moore
03-13-2007
Supernatural San Francisco, You Suck, movies and TV.
82.15 MB
MP3
Christopher Moore
03-13-2007
Supernatural San Francisco, You Suck, movies and TV.

13.67 MB

RealAudio
Christopher Moore Excerpt
03-13-2007
Excerpt from interview concerning movies and TV.
18.57 MB
MP3
Preview of Podcast for Monday, March 26, 2007
03-21-2007
History and this place.
237 KB
MP3
James D. Houston
03-21-2007
Bird of Another heaven, the writing process, Snow Mountain Passage.
68.09 MB
MP3
James D. Houston
03-21-2007
Bird of Another heaven, the writing process, Snow Mountain Passage.

11.367 MB

RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, April 02, 2007

03-13-2007

 

"Like building a house out of raisins."
236 KB
MP3
Jon Clinch
03-13-2007
Writing the first novel, Finn, internet communities as an aid to writing, history and literature.
74.35 MB
MP3
Jon Clinch
03-13-2007
Writing the first novel, Finn, internet communities as an aid to writing, history and literature.

12.41 MB

RealAudio
John Shirley
04-05-2007
The Other End as an alternative apocalypse, Poe and Lovecraft
96.48 MB
MP3
John Shirley
04-05-2007
The Other End as an alternative apocalypse, Poe and Lovecraft

16.09 MB

RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, April 16, 2007
04-10-2007
The problem was much bigger than that.
236 KB
MP3
Scott Rosenberg
04-10-2007
Dreaming in Code, developing Chandler, history of software development
82.7 MB
MP3
Scott Rosenberg
04-10-2007
Dreaming in Code, developing Chandler, history of software development

13.74 MB

RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, April 23, 2007
04-16-2007
"You have to be fake before you can be real."
264 K
MP3
Jonathan Lethem
04-16-2007
Jonathan Lethem on rock and roll, vernacular art, DRM, copyright and copyfight issues, and his job editing the new American Library collection of Philip K. Dick.
73.26 MB
MP3
Jonathan Lethem
04-16-2007
Jonathan Lethem on rock and roll, vernacular art, DRM, copyright and copyfight issues, and his job editing the new American Library collection of Philip K. Dick.
12.61 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, April 30, 2007
04-17-2007
Don't push the SEND button.
264 K
MP3
David Shipley and Will Schwalbe
04-17-2007
Using email effectively and avoiding email disasters.
74.20 MB
MP3
David Shipley and Will Schwalbe
04-17-2007
Using email effectively and avoiding email disasters.
12.33 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, May 7, 2007
05-04-2007
Life's a .
236 K
MP3
Chuck Palahniuk
05-04-2007
Rant, Victor Turner, science fiction, embarassment.
77.06 MB
MP3
Chuck Palahniuk
05-04-2007
Rant, Victor Turner, science fiction, embarassment.
12.68 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday May 14, 2007
04-24-2007
"The murder, the atrocity, the barbarity of the race being dug up out of the ground."
1.1 MB
MP3
John Marks
04-24-2007
60 Minutes, Fangland, traveling to Eastern Europe and death writ large.
79.61 MB
MP3
John Marks
04-24-2007
60 Minutes, Fangland, traveling to Eastern Europe and death writ large.
13.23 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday May 21, 2007
05-09-2007
"You can tax the dead."
747 K
MP3
Charlaine Harris
05-09-2007
The Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Mystery series in print and on screen, the agenda of the novels, violent, bloody romantic comedy.
61.71 MB
MP3
Charlaine Harris
05-09-2007
The Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Mystery series in print and on screen, the agenda of the novels, violent, bloody romantic comedy.
10.25 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday May 28, 2007
04-16-2007
"Fail to scale."
817 K
MP3
Daniel H. Wilson
04-16-2007
Science fiction futures and the disappointing present.
70.93 MB
MP3
Daniel H. Wilson
04-16-2007
Science fiction futures and the disappointing present.
11.77 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday June 04, 2007
04-26-2007
"I blow stuff up real good."
788 K
MP3
John Scalzi
04-26-2007
John Scalzi talks about his blog, science fiction and writing.
89.68 MB
MP3
John Scalzi
04-26-2007
John Scalzi talks about his blog, science fiction and writing.
14.89 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, June 11, 2007
05-24-2007
Speed of life.
856 K
MP3
Helen Simpson Interviewed by Kathryn Petruccelli
05-24-2007
In the Driver's Seat, writing short stories, women and wars.
39.33 MB
MP3
Helen Simpson Interviewed by Kathryn Petruccelli
05-24-2007
In the Driver's Seat, writing short stories, women and wars.
6.53 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, June 18, 2007
05-18-2007
Be Prepared.
820 K
MP3
Jim Crace
05-18-2007
The Pesthouse as a mirror of the American empire, writing fiction.
70.16 MB
MP3
Jim Crace
05-18-2007
The Pesthouse as a mirror of the American empire, writing fiction.
11.64 MB
RealAudio
Readers Sucked In by Vampire Lit:NPR Report
06-16-2007
All Things Considered, June 16, 2007. Vampires have come a long way since Bram Stoker's Dracula. Many writers are embracing the bloodsuckers, with titles such as You Suck: A Love Story, Fangland and All Together Dead. Rick Kleffel reports for member station KUSP in California. Link to NPR website RealAudio version.
8.24 MB
MP3
Preview of Podcast for Monday, June 25, 2007
05-22-2007
Compelling Reading.
854 KB
MP3
Susanna Moore
05-22-2007
The Big Girls, women's prisons, families.
77.42 MB
MP3
Susanna Moore
05-22-2007
The Big Girls, women's prisons, families.
12.86 MB
RealAudio
Austin Grossman
06-06-2007
Writing games, making comics come alive in pure prose.
64.72 MB
MP3
Austin Grossman
06-06-2007
Writing games, making comics come alive in pure prose.
10.74 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, July 09, 2007
06-12-2007
Are You doing the right thing?
763 KB
MP3
John Burdett
06-12-2007
Buddhist humor, Thai revolution, supernatural.
70.16 MB
MP3
John Burdett
06-12-2007
Buddhist humor, Thai revolution, supernatural.
11.65 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, July 16, 2007
06-26-2007
Where no lexicographer has gone before.
1.18 MB
MP3
Jeff Prucher
06-26-2007
The OED SF Cite Project, Heinlein, EE "Doc" Smith, science and science fiction.
71.55 MB
MP3
Jeff Prucher
06-26-2007
The OED SF Cite Project, Heinlein, EE "Doc" Smith, science and science fiction.
11.89 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, July 23, 2007
06-29-2007
We have the future.
783 KB
MP3
Faith Popcorn
06-29-2007
Advertising, virtual rooms, virtual closets, the heroin of the future.
62.92 MB
MP3
Faith Popcorn
06-29-2007
Advertising, virtual rooms, virtual closets, the heroin of the future.
10.45 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, July 30, 2007
06-29-2007
Wake up and smell the burning flesh.
814 KB
MP3
Richard Morgan
07-26-2007
Feminized society, witches, outcasts and monsters, Jesusland.
88.29 MB
MP3
Richard Morgan
07-26-2007
Feminized society, witches, outcasts and monsters, Jesusland.
14.66 MB
RealAudio
Harry Potter Release Report
07-21-2007
A report from Capitola Book Cafe upon the release of the newest Harry Potter novel featuring reader interviews and Billie Harris.
16.03 MB
MP3
Harry Potter Release Report
07-21-2007
A report from Capitola Book Cafe upon the release of the newest Harry Potter novel featuring reader interviews and Billie Harris.
2.65 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, August 6, 2007
07-26-2007
Watch out for falling anvils.
772 KB
MP3
Jean Thompson Interviewed by Kathryn Petruccelli
07-26-2007
KUSP's Kathryn Petruccelli interviews Jean Thompson, author of Throw Like a Girl.
41.06 MB
MP3
Jean Thompson Interviewed by Kathryn Petruccelli
07-26-2007
KUSP's Kathryn Petruccelli interviews Jean Thompson, author of Throw Like a Girl.
6.81 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, August 13, 2007
08-09-2007
Not enough future to go around.
770 KB
MP3
William Gibson
08-09-2007
A 2007 conversation with William Gibson about his new novel Spook Country, the effect of 9/11 on our society, the history of cyberpunk and the Fortean Times.
91.08 MB
MP3
William Gibson
08-09-2007
A 2007 conversation with William Gibson about his new novel Spook Country, the effect of 9/11 on our society, the history of cyberpunk and the Fortean Times.
15.13 MB
RealAudio
Preview of Podcast for Monday, August 20, 2007
08-02-2007
Why to read.
936 K
MP3
Alan Cheuse
08-02-2007
Writing about what you know, menopause and other things you have no business knowing.
79.5 MB
MP3
Alan Cheuse
08-02-2007
Writing about what you know, menopause and other things you have no business knowing.
13.21 MB
RealAudio
News Report; Gavin Grant, Karen Joy Fowler, Kelly Link
08-21-2007
Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, movies, books, reading, "this is the new synthesis of everything there is."
65.0 MB
MP3
News Report; Alan Cheuse at the Capitola Book Cafe
08-22-2007
Report from Capitola Book Café featuring Morton Marcus and Robert Sward.
16.23 MB
MP3
News Report: Mark V. Ziesing, Bookseller
08-23-2007
A conversation with bookseller extraordinaire Mark V. Ziesing about the state of bookselling, YA titles that sell, and how he find the weird, oscure and interesting titles in his catalogue.
15.59 MB
MP3
News Report: Peter F. Hamilton Interview
08-24-2007
An interview with Peter F. Hamilton, author of 'The Dreaming Void' among many others. We talk about how he writes really big books, and how he writes about "religion themes" as opposed to "religious themes".
24.11 MB
MP3
Preview of Podcast for Monday, August 27, 2007
08-23-2007
"It was too hot to rebel."
792 KB
MP3
Kaui Hart Hemmings
08-23-2007
A conversation with Kaui Hart Hemmings about her new novel, The Descendants. Living in paradise, bringing up children, writing fast.
60.81 MB
MP3
Kaui Hart Hemmings
08-23-2007
A conversation with Kaui Hart Hemmings about her new novel, The Descendants. Living in paradise, bringing up children, writing fast.
10.09 MB
RealAudio
News Report: Dr. Adrianne Ahern at Gateways Books
08-28-2007
Self-help author Dr. Adrianne Ahern talks about her new book 'Snap Out of It NOW'. Defeating negative habits. Be A BETTER YOU.
32.96 MB
MP3
News Report: Seana Graham, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet Contributor
08-29-2007
A conversation with Seana Graham, contributor to Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet about her writing and her experience finding a market for unusual literary fiction with elements of the fantastic.
18.28 MB
MP3
News Report: Xiaolu Guo A Concise Chinese-English DIctionary for Lovers
08-30-2007
Language, culture and humor from a Western and Eastern perspective.
30.21 MB
MP3
News Report: Alan Beatts, Borderlands Books
08-31-2007
From law enforcement to the Litcrawl, Alan Beatts books, more books and a couple you should look out for.
22.76 MB
MP3
Preview of Podcast For Monday, September 3, 2007
09-03-2007
"Self-censorship is profound as a Chinese author, and I don’t think anyone like to admit that."
800 KB
MP3
Guo Xiaolu
08-30-2007
A conversation with Guo Xiaolu, the author of A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers. Language as a character, weriting a first novel in a new language and the import of poetry.
72.02 MB
MP3
Guo Xiaolu
08-30-2007
A conversation with Guo Xiaolu, the author of A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers. Language as a character, writing a first novel in a new language and the import of poetry.
11.96 MB
RealAudio
News Report: Laura Furman
09-04-2007
A conversation with Laura Furman about O.Henry himself and the awards anthologies that bear his name.
61.26 MB
MP3
News Report: Kim Stanley Robinson
09-05-2007
Robinson discusses whether SF will ever again don its crystal ball garb and try to beat the psychics.
30.14 MB
MP3
News Report: Michael DeSarno, Legends Books
09-06-2007
Moving books in the real world via Internet marketing, picks for forthcoming books.
24.44 MB
MP3
News Report: Fan Wu and Ruthanne Lum McClunn
09-07-2007
A conversation with authors Ruthanne Lum McCunn ('God of Luck') and Fan Wu ('February Flowers'), conducted in the attic of the Capitola Book Café.
25.07 MB
MP3
J.Storrs Hall, Singularity Summit 2007

09-08-2007

A conversation with J. Storrs Hall backstage at the Singularity Summit 2007. Isaac Asimov and the line of the law.
25.09 MB
MP3
J.Storrs Hall, Singularity Summit 2007
09-08-2007
A conversation with J. Storrs Hall backstage at the Singularity Summit 2007. Isaac Asimov and the line of the law.
4.16 MB
RealAudio
News Report :Paul Saffo at Singularity Summit
09-11-2007
A brief conversation with futurist Paul Saffo.
16.09 MB
MP3
News Report: A review of Xiaolu Guo's 'A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers'
09-12-2007
A review of Xiaolu Guo's 'A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers' with added material for the audio version.
7.74 MB
MP3
News Report: Ed Kaufman, M for Mystery Books
09-13-2007
Selling books, buying books and the Bay Area book scene.
32.94 MB
MP3
News Report: A Conversation with Saul Landau
09-14-2007
'A Bush and Botox World', and a 1968 Jeep trip through Cuba with Fidel Castro.
21.82 MB
MP3
A Report from the Singularity Summit 2001: AI Ain't What It Used to Be
09-17-2007
An overview with excerpts from interviews of several speakers, and even my original report for NPR on the Singularity itself.
60.38 MB
MP3
A Report from the Singularity Summit 2001: AI Ain't What It Used to Be
09-17-2007
An overview with excerpts from interviews of several speakers, and even my original report for NPR on the Singularity itself.
10.01 MB
RealAudio
News Report: Kathryn Petruccelli Speaks With Belle Yang: Always Come Home to Me
09-18-2007
Kathryn Petruccelli has lunch with Belle Yang, author of the children's book 'Always Come Home to Me', along with the two filmmakers who created "My Name Is Belle", a documentary based on the author's life.
18.24 MB
MP3
News Report: A Chat With Charlie Huston
09-19-2007
A chat with Charlie Huston as he tours to support his new novel, 'The Shotgun Rule'.
30.30 MB
MP3
News Report: The Women of Mystery Book Club
09-20-2007
The Women of Mystery Book Club – Gayle Ortiz, Marybeth Varcados, Pat Pease, Judy Feinman, & Tomi Newman have been reading and discussing books. Five years ago, they decided to write one of their own.
23.22 MB
MP3
News Report: A Conversation With Del Howison of Dark Delicacies
 09-21-2007
Del Howison, the owner and operator of Dark Delicacies Books. They’re America's only all-horror bookstore.
 20.96 MB
 MP3
The Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Wretch Debate : Tachyon Publications Presents SF in SF
09-24-2007
Scott Sigler and Howard Hendrix discuss the brave new world of publishing live in San Francisco, moderated by Terry Bisson. (Recorded 09/19/2007.)
94.40 MB
MP3
The Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Wretch Debate : Tachyon Publications Presents SF in SF
09-24-2007
Scott Sigler and Howard Hendrix discuss the brave new world of publishing live in San Francisco, moderated by Terry Bisson. (Recorded 09/19/2007.)
15.68 MB

RealAudio

 

News Report: A Conversation WIth Owen Egerton
09-25-2007
Writing fast, writing short, writing weird stuff. Midnight movies at the Alamo Drafthouse.
22.01 MB
MP3
News Report: A Conversation With Peg Kingman
09-26-2007
A conversation with debut author Peg Kingman. Her novel, 'Not Yet Drown'd' combines history, mystery and romance; it's set in India and Scotland in 1821.
15.19 MB
MP3
News Report: A Conversation with Jack Rems of Dark Carnival
09-27-2007
A conversation with Jack Rems, who has owned Dark Carnival Books in Berkeley for 31 years and has some surprising things to say and not to say.
18.55 MB
MP3
News Report: James Hughes at the Singularity Summit
09-28-2007
James Hughes from the Singularity Summit on the ethics of AI. Wild and fascinating Speculation about Sharia AI, and deciding when robots can kill.
18.97 MB
MP3
A 2007 Conversation with Kate Christensen
10-01-2007
Kate Christensen talks about her new novel 'The Great Man'. And food.
64.48 MB
MP3
A 2007 Conversation with Kate Christensen
10-01-2007
Kate Christensen talks about her new novel 'The Great Man'. And food.
10.71 MB
RealAudio
News Report: Scott Sigler Reads from Infection at SF in SF
10-02-2007
Scott Sigler Reads from Infection at SF in SF.
28.60 MB
MP3
News Report: Howard V. Hendrix from SF in SF
10-03-2007
Howard Hendrix reads 'Flame of Branches' at SF in SF.
39.45 MB
MP3
News Report: A 2007 Interview WIth Dr. Barney Pell
10-04-2007
The CUI development cycle and the high-school graduate replacement robot.
25.72 MB
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News Report: 2007 Interview with Kathryn Petruccelli and Nikki Giovanni
10-05-2007
Kathryn Petruccelli speaks with the great American poet.
15.87 MB
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A 2007 Conversation With Michael Harvey
10-08-2007
A conversation with Michael Harvey, co-creator of Cold Case files, about his new novel The Chicago Way, his work in television and journalism, and his experiences with crime and criminals including John Wayne Gacy.
71.13 MB
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A 2007 Conversation With Michael Harvey
10-08-2007
A conversation with Michael Harvey, co-creator of Cold Case files, about his new novel The Chicago Way, his work in television and journalism, and his experiences with crime and criminals including John Wayne Gacy.
11.81 MB
RealAudio
News Report: An Audio Review of '2012: The War for Souls' by Whitley Strieber
10-09-2007
An audio review of '2012: The War for Souls' by Whitley Strieber with musical additions.
11.01 MB
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News Report: A Conversation with Dr. Rodney Brooks at Singularity Summit
10-10-2007
A conversation with Dr. Rodney Brooks, Panasonic Professor of Robotics at MIT. He is also Chief Technical Officer of iRobot Corp.
20.90 MB
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News Report : A Conversation With Dave Nee, The Other Change of Hobbit
10-11-2007
An interview with Dave Nee, the proprietor of The Other Change of Hobbit in Berkeley, California.
23.24 MB
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News Report: A Conversation With Gail Tsukiyama
10-12-2007
Gail Tsukiyama talks about the personal and world history behind her novels, including her latest, The Street of a Thousand Blossoms.
31.89 MB
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A 2007 Interview with Andrew Kimbrell
10-15-2007
Andrew Kimbrell talks about the secret changes made to foods via genetic engineering; science fact and science fiction.
65.95 MB
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A 2007 Interview with Andrew Kimbrell
10-15-2007
Andrew Kimbrell talks about the secret changes made to foods via genetic engineering; science fact and science fiction.
10.95 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Live at the Capitola Book Café With Andrew Kimbrell
10-16-2007
A report from the Capitola Book Café last Thursday, when I went to attend the reading by Andrew Kimbrell and stopped to talk with Kimbrell and a couple of very well-informed other attendees.
16.97 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report: A Conversation With Scott & Tammie of Handee Books
10-17-2007
A conversation With Scott Hamman & Tammie Stallings of Handee Books, now an Internet-only bookstore.
29.98 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR Report on Austin Grossman
10-18-2007
An NPR report on Austin Grossman's unusual educational experiences that led to his first novel, 'Soon I Will Be Invincible'.
5.46 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A 2007 Conversation With Ann Packer
10-19-2007
A conversation with author Ann Packer, author of 'The Dive from Clausen's Pier' and 'Songs Without Words'. We talk about Packer's extraordinarily observant vision of suburbia.
28.58 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Steve Almond
10-22-2007
A 2007 conversation with author Steve Almond about his most recent book, a collection of essays, '(Not That You Asked)', covering a variety of subjects, from his serious look at Kurt Vonnegut to the more lighthearted adventures in the Cringe Zone® of Reality Television.
80.55 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Steve Almond
10-22-2007
A 2007 conversation with author Steve Almond about his most recent book, a collection of essays, '(Not That You Asked)', covering a variety of subjects, from his serious look at Kurt Vonnegut to the more lighthearted adventures in the Cringe Zone® of Reality Television.
13.39 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Eliot Fintushel at SF in SF
10-23-2007
A brief conversation with Eliot Fintushel as he plays his Moog Theremin Etherwave Pro in the lobbby of the Variety Theatre before the SF in SF show for October 20, 2007.
10.83 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jamais Cascio at the Singularity Summit 2007
10-24-2007
A conversation with futurist Jamais Cascio from the Singularity Summit; we talk about his concept of the Metaverse Roadmap and how SF influences his work as a futurist.
32.89 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Eliot Fintushel Reads "How the Little Rabbi Grew" at SF in SF
10-25-2007
Eliot Fintushel reading his story "How the Little Rabbi Grew" at SF in SF on Saturday, October 20, 2007.
35.60 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : 'Tastes Like Cuba' : Eduardo Machado's Memoir with Recipes and Michael Domitrovich
10-26-2007
Find out what moved playwright Edward Machado, who has written over forty plays, to include the recipes in his memoir 'Tastes Like Cuba: An Exile's Hunger for Home'.
17.91 MB
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SF in SF Podcast : A Panel Discussion With Kage Baker and Eliot Fintushel Moderated by Terry Bisson
10-29-2007
A recording of the panel discussion after the rading of Kage Baker's Eliot Fintushel's stories at SF in SF on 10/20/2007. The moderator is author Terry Bisson. Jacob Weisman also participates, as do audience members.
67.08 MB
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SF in SF Podcast : A Panel Discussion With Kage Baker and Eliot Fintushel Moderated by Terry Bisson
10-29-2007
A recording of the panel discussion after the reading of Kage Baker's Eliot Fintushel's stories at SF in SF on 10/20/2007. The moderator is author Terry Bisson. Jacob Weisman also participates, as do audience members.
11.15 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kage Baker Reads at SF in SF : Welcome to Sutro Park
10-30-2007
Kage Baker reads a new story aT SF IN SF on Saturday, October 20, 2007.
37.4 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Janet and Chris Atwood Take 'The Passion Test' : Make a List, Check it Monthly
10-31-2007
A conversation with Janet and Chris Attwood about their book, The Passion Test, conducted in Gateways Books and Gifts shortly before their appearance. How to find your passion and therefore begin to live a happy life.
13.22 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Talking Food With Mollie Katzen : Call Any Vegetable
11-01-2007
A conversation with cookbook author Mollie Katzen about being a vegetarian, cooking organic versus local, and the tools to use.
26.60 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Jeff Ayers, Manager of Forbidden Planet, NY : Monster of the Id
11-02-2007
A conversation with Jeff Ayers, the manager of New York's version of 'Forbidden Planet'. Bringing the London legend to our heathen shores.
22.73 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Erika Mailman
11-05-2007
A conversation with Erika Mailman about 'The Witch's Trinity', Malleus Maleficarum and her ancestor the acquitted witch.
38.42 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Erika Mailman
11-05-2007
A conversation with Erika Mailman about 'The Witch's Trinity', Malleus Maleficarum and her ancestor the acquitted witch.
9.47 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A 2007 Interview with Eduardo Machado and Michael Domitrovich : Ghosts of Characters Past
11-06-2007
A conversation with Eduardo Machado and his partner Michael Domitrovich about Eduardo's journey back to Cuba, where he witnessed a surreal vision of his actual past conflated with this fictional spins on that past, and about their journey together.
36.89 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Ann Aurelia Lopez Undertakes 'The Farmworker's Journey' : Policy and Humanity
11-07-2007
A conversation with Ann Aurelia Lopez, whose new book is 'The Farmworker's Journey'. The history of Mexican agriculture, transgenic terminator corn and 27 people in 1,000 square feet with one bathroom.
36.33 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Phone Interview with Tom Brokaw : Long-Haired Hippies Vs Ronald Reagan in Santa Cruz
11-08-2007
A phone interview with Tom Brokaw about his new book, Boom! Voices of the Sixties.
16.64 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report: A Conversation with Ed Thomas, Owner of Book Carnival : Hanging Out With Dean R. Koontz
11-09-2007
A conversation with Ed Thomas, owner of Book Carnival in the city of Orange, California. It's the home bookstore for Dean R. Koontz.
21.79 MB
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A 2007 Interview with Tom Brokaw
11-12-2007
An in-person interview with Tom Brokaw in the "crying room" of the Rio Theater on the eve of his appearance in Santa Cruz, California.
24.77 KMB
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A 2007 Interview with Tom Brokaw
11-12-2007
An in-person interview with Tom Brokaw in the "crying room" of the Rio Theater on the eve of his appearance in Santa Cruz, California.
4.08 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Live from Shakespeare Santa Cruz The Princess and the Pea "Pea Chair Tour" at Capitola Book Café : Creating a New Generation of Readers
11-13-2007
The Shakespeare Santa Cruz "Princess and the Pea" chair tour arrives at the Capitola Book Café. Young readers and Billie Harris are the players of musical chairs.
14.15 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Bookseller Elaine Petrocelli of Book Passage : Writers Aplenty, Events Galore
11-14-2007
A conversation with Bookseller Elaine Petrocelli, the owner of Book Passage in Corte Madera, California – a store that has events three times daily!
21.83 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Ralph Angel and Alta Ifland : Reaching Inward
11-15-2007
Ralph Angel and Alta Ifland talk about the origins of their poetry as part of the Poetry Santa Cruz series upstairs at Capitola Booke Café.
21.42 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Phone Interview with Andrew Szasz : 'Shopping Our Way to Safety: How We Changed from Protecting the Environment to Protecting Ourselves'
11-16-2007
A conversation with Andrew Szasz about his book 'Shopping Our Way to Safety: How We Changed from Protecting the Environment to Protecting Ourselves', the fallout shelter panic, and the concept of an inverted quarantine.
26.43 MB
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Tom Brokaw at the Rio Theater : 'Boom!'
11-19-2007
A recording of Tom Brokaw's performance at the Rio Theater, on November 8, 2007, taken direct from the mixer.
62.74 MB
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Tom Brokaw at the Rio Theater : 'Boom!'
11-19-2007
A recording of Tom Brokaw's performance at the Rio Theater, on November 8, 2007, taken direct from the mixer.
10.42 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Molly Gloss Reading at SF in SF : "Lambing Season"
11-20-2007
Molly Gloss reads her short story "Lambing Season" at SF in SF on November 17, 2007.
46.94 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Molly Gloss from SF in SF : Strange Lights in the Sky
11-21-2007
A conversation with Molly Gloss at SF in SF, about science fiction, historical fiction, her latest novel, The Hearts of Horses, and her earlier novel, Wild Life. Plus, she talks about her story "Lambing Season" – with spoilers for that story.
23.03 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Jeremy Lassen of Night Shade Books : Taking on NY
11-22-2007
A conversation with Jeremy Lassen of Night Shade Books about their journey from specialty press to competition with the NY publishers.
29.08 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Bookseller Maryelizabeth Hart
11-23-2007
A conversation with bookseller Maryelizabeth Hart of Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego, California. We talked about their history, their relationships with publishers big and small.
20.45 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Andrew Szasz: "You're not getting the kind of protection that you think you're getting"
11-26-2007
A conversation with Andrew Szasz, author of 'Shopping Our way to Safety' about the pitfalls of green packaging and the efficacy of ecologically-friendly products.
36.99 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Andrew Szasz: "You're not getting the kind of protection that you think you're getting"
11-26-2007
A conversation with Andrew Szasz, author of 'Shopping Our way to Safety' about the pitfalls of green packaging and the efficacy of ecologically-friendly products.
6.14 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Karen Joy Fowler Reads at SF in SF : "The Last Worders"
11-27-2007
Karen Joy Fowler reading 'The Last Worders' at SF in SF on November 17, 2007.
47.32 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Karen Joy Fowler Interviewed at SF in SF : Ambiguity is a Tool, Not a Mistake
11-28-2007
A conversation with Karen Joy Fowler at SF in SF on November 17, 2007; unambiguous discussion of ambiguity.
19.31 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Molly Gloss, Karen Joy Fowler and Terry Bisson : SF in SF Discussion, November 17, 2007
11-29-2007
The Panel discussion from SSF in SF on November 17, 2007, featuring Molly Gloss, Karen Joy Fowler and Terry Bisson. Nearly audible audience members as well!
81.14 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Craig Graham, Vagabond Books : On the Road to Perdition
11-30-2007
A conversation with Craig Graham, the owner of Vagabond Books, about 30 years of book culture that include James Ellroy, Ray Bradbury, Forrest Ackerman and more.
32.90 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Michael Krasny
12-03-2007
A conversation with Michael Krasny about his book 'Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life'.
37.44 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Michael Krasny
12-03-2007
A conversation with Michael Krasny about his book 'Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life'.
6.20 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR Weekend Edition Sunday Report: Artificial Intelligence Enters Brave New World
12-04-2007
Weekend Edition Sunday, December 2, 2007 · The idea of what Artificial Intelligence should be has evolved over the past 50 years — from solving puzzles and playing chess to emulating the abilities of a child: walking, recognizing objects. A recent "Singularity Summit" brought together those who imagine — and invent — the future. Rick Kleffel from member station KUSP reports.
8.69 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Dana Mackenzie 'The Big Splat' : The Moon Sees Me
12-05-2007
A conversation with science writer and moon historian Dana Mackenzie about the origins of the moon and our understanding of the moon.
33.10 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News : Kathryn Petruccelli Interviews Bill Minor : Trek: Lips, Sunny, Pecker & Me
12-06-2007
KUSP's Kathryn Petruccelli interviews musician, poet and novelist Bill Minor.
50.35 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News : A Conversation With Jeremy Lassen of Nightshade Books : E-Books & Free Books
12-07-2007
A conversation with Night Shade Books publisher Jeremy Lassen about e-readers and online posts of novels.
25.52 MB
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Bettina Aptheker and Megan Seely : The Personal and the Political
12-10-2007
A conversation with Megan Seely and Bettina Aptheker about feminism, communism and HOWTO change stuff.
37.09 MB
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Bettina Aptheker and Megan Seely : The Personal and the Political
12-10-2007
A conversation with Megan Seely and Bettina Aptheker about feminism, communism and HOWTO change stuff.
6.16 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR Story Author Writes First Book in New Language : Xiaolu Guo Film News
12-11-2007
An entry in the NPR Series First Books about Xiaolu Guo and her struggle to write a book in English as she learned the language.
7.36 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Felix Gilman : Thunderer and Dickens
12-12-2007
A conversation with Felix Gilman about his novel 'Thunderer!' and the influence of Mervyn Peake in modern fantasy.
18.47 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Rusty Morrison : Greeting the Omnidawn
12-13-2007
A conversation With Rusty Morrison about creating a small press, from the community of poetry to the stacks of book covers waiting to go on re-prints.
19.97 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Pete Atkins Reads The King of Outer Space
12-14-2007
Pete Atkins reading his story "The King of Outer Space".
30.12 MB
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A 2007 Interview with Frank Delaney
12-17-2007
A conversation with Frank Delaney, author of 'Tipperary'.
74.79 MB
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A 2007 Interview with Frank Delaney
12-17-2007
A conversation with Frank Delaney, author of 'Tipperary'.
12.42 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report: A 2007 Interview with Ann Vileisis : Bringing Stories Back to the Kitchen
12-18-2007
A conversation with Ann Vileisis about her book, Kitchen Literacy. We talk about the hisory of our perception of what we eat.
33.18 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Christmas Conversation With Jeremy Lassen : A Codex Seriphianus Holiday
12-19-2007
A conversation with Jeremy Lassen of Night Shade Books wherein we discuss some Christmas gift suggestions not for the faint of finance.
26.35 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Tim Holman, Editor of Orbit Books : Equalizing SF&F
12-20-2007
The Editor of Orbit UK and US has a surprisingly optimistic view of the future of SF publishing.
49.46 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Greg Ketter, Owner of DreamHaven Books : Extended Shelf Life
12-21-2007
A conversation with World Fantasy Award Nominee Greg Ketter, owner and publisher of DreamHaven Books.
30.49 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Reverend Sharon Delgado : Shaking the Gates of Hell
12-24-2007
A conversation with Reverend Sharon Delgado about her book 'Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization'.
49.27 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Reverend Sharon Delgado : Shaking the Gates of Hell
12-24-2007
A conversation with Reverend Sharon Delgado about her book 'Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization'.
8.17 MB
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A 2007 Conversation With Eddie Fung and Judy Yung : 'The Adventures of Eddie Fung: Chinatown Kid, Texas Cowboy, Prisoner of War'
12-25-2007
A conversation with Eddie Fung and Judy Yung about their oral history 'The Adventures of Eddie Fung: Chinatown Kid, Texas Cowboy, Prisoner of War'.
41.03 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Review of 'Halting State' by Charles Stross : Does It Always Have to Be All About You?
12-26-2007
A review of 'Halting State' by Charles Stross.
8.67 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Lou Anders, Editor of Pyr Books : "The Future is happening faster and faster all the time"
12-27-2007
An interview with Lou Anders, editor of Pyr Books.
46.38 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Isabel Allendé Remixed : Burying Freedom
12-28-2007
A remix of an interview with Isabel Allendé conducted by Kathryn Petruccelli, featuring music by Billy C. Reed (guitars), Dan Ranalli (percussion and production) and Rick Kleffel (editing and programming).
6.98 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Charles Stross, Part 1: "Walking through a Hollywood movie"
12-31-2007
An interview with Charles Stross about the history of gaming, MMPORPGs and 'Halting State'.
46.04 MB
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A 2007 Interview With Charles Stross, Part 2: A Dolphin for President
01-01-2008
An interview with Charles Stross continued; Scotland's independence, LE meets IT.
42.92 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Jeremy Lassen : Best Books of 2007
01-02-2008
A conversation with Jeremy Lassen of Night Shade Books about the best books of 2007.
28.87 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Jeremy Lassen : Best Books of 2007, Part 2
01-03-2008
Part two of a conversation with Jeremy Lassen of Night Shade Books about the best books of 2007.
37.42 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A 2008 Interview With Ann Vileisis [Part 2] : Stories From Food
01-04-2008
A continuation of my conversation with author Ann Vileisis about her book 'Kitchen Literacy How We Lost Knowledge of Where Food Comes from and Why We Need to Get It Back.'
58.99 MB
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A Panel Discussion with Mollie Katzen, Michael Pollan and Ann Vileisis : The New American Meal, Part 1
01-07-2008
Mollie Katzen, Michael Pollan and Ann Vileisis talk about The New American Meal. Part 1/2
44.96 MB
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Agony Column Podcast: A Panel Discussion with Mollie Katzen, Michael Pollan and Ann Vileisis : The New American Meal, Part II
01-08-2008
Mollie Katzen, Michael Pollan and Ann Vileisis talk about The New American Meal. Part 2/2
46.02 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Champagne Toast for 'Touchstone' : Email Your Questions for Laurie R. King
01-09-2008
A conversation with Laurie R. King before her champagne toast at Capitola Book Café.
9.60 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Charlie Huston : "Let's get rid of those fuckin' dashes and put in some quotation marks"
01-10-2008
Charlie Huston says "Fuck" and talks about his latest novel.
39.19 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Malcolm Bell of Bookfellows Books : Mystery, Imagination and Bookselling
01-11-2008
A conversation with Malcom Bell about thirty years of bookselling.
22.11 MB
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A 2007 Interview with Vikram Chandra
01-14-2008
A conversation with Vikram Chandra about the making of his novel 'Sacred Games' and the climate of crime in modern India.
80.93 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Eric Weiner Explores 'The Geography of Bliss' : Database of Happiness
01-15-2008
A conversation with Eric Weiner about his book 'The Geography of Bliss' and his search for the happiest places on Earth.
29.26 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With John Picacio : Cover Story
01-16-2008
A chat with John Picacio about his career as a designer and illustrator of SF&F literature.
40.80 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Hugo Chat With Jeremy Lassen
01-17-2008
A conversation with Jeremy Lassen, publisher of Night Shade Books, about this year's Hugo. Probably the first of many.
28.71 MB
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Sylvia Sellers-Garcia Knows 'When the Ground Turns In Its Sleep' : "It's inevitable that we edit"
01-18-2008
A 2008 interview with Sylviz Sellers-Garcia about her past, history, Guatemala and her new novel 'When the Ground Turns In Its Sleep'.
53.42 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Michael Pollan : "This a food that's left the realm of food"
01-21-2008
A conversation with Michael Pollan about the Western Diet, and his books 'The Omnivore's Dilemma' and 'In defense of Food.'
82.44 MB
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Míceál Ledwith and Klaus Heinemann Unveil 'The Orb Project' : A Conversation With Míceál Ledwith at Gateways Books and Gifts
01-22-2008
A conversation with Míceál Ledwith about orbs and his new book The Orb Project.
17.75 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report: SF IN SF for January 19, 2008 : A Conversation With Mark J. Ferrari : Words and Pictures
01-23-2008
A conversation with Mark J. Ferrari at Sf in SF for January 19, 2008.
12.94 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Peter S. Beagle Interviewed at SF in SF January 19, 2008 : "Fantasy occurs, really, in the corner of the eye"
01-24-2008
A chat with Peter S. Beagle at SF in SF for January 19, 2008.
14.32 MB
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Jeff and Ann VanderMeer Meet 'The New Weird' : Not the Same As the Old Weird
01-25-2008
A conversation with Ann and Jeeff VanderMeer about 'The New Weird', their new anthology from Tachyon Publications.
42.45 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Laurie R. King : "A thousand years of established history"
01-28-2008
A conversation with Laurie R. King about her new novel 'Touchstone'.
70.75 MB
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Mark J. Ferrari Reads from 'The Book of Joby' at SF in SF : Actual, Real Fantasy
01-29-2008
A superb performance by the author reading the first portionof his first novel at SF in SF on January 19, 2008.
35.15 MB
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Peter S. Beagle Reads at SF in SF : An Essay on Author Robert Nathan
01-30-2008
Peter S. Beagle reads a non-fiction essay on writer Robert Nathan at SF in SF on January 19, 2008.
53.53 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Paul Kennedy, Bookseller : "It does not pay for a living"
01-31-2008
A conversation with Internet bookseller Paul Kennedy.
40.09 MB
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Neil Shubin Unveils 'Your Inner Fish' : A Journey Into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
02-01-2008
Neil Shubin talks about his book 'Your Inner Fish' and about the process of writing non-fiction.
42.15 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Beth Lisick : 'helping me help myself'
02-04-2008
Beth Lisick talks about a year of self- help and her book 'helping me help myself'.
68.68 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF in SF Panel: Terry Bisson, Peter S. Beagle, Mark Ferrari Discuss Fantasy
02-05-2008
The final portion of the SF in SF gathering on January 19, 2008, a panel discussion, moderated by Terry Bisson and featuring the guests for that evening, Mark Ferrari and Peter S. Beagle.
78.30 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Laurie R. King Live at KUSP : Your Questions, Answered
02-06-2008
A podcast of my interview recording of Laurie R. King live on KUSP, on January 25, 2008.
65.50 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report NPR First Book Series 5 Michael Harvey : The Deadline Effect
02-07-2008
A report for NPR Weekend Edition Sunday on how Michael Harvey managed to finish his first novel – and get it published.
7.27 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report With Jeremy Lassen : Nuts and Bolts of Book Distribution : "It's not a completely corrupt process"
02-08-2008
A conversation with Jeremy Lassen, publisher of Night Shade Books, about the nuts and bolts of bookselling, from printing a book to getting it distributed to bookstores, including a look at the Publisher's Group West bankrupcy and its ripple effect on small press publishers.
49.94 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Charles Bock
02-11-2008
A wild ride with Charles Bock as we chat about his first novel, 'Beautiful Children'.
99.35 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Chatting With Christopher Moore at Capitola Book Café
02-12-2008
Christopher Moore talks about his Biblical version of 'Lamb' and his upcoming novel.
25.20 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report Shannon McGinnis 'The 10 Minute Tidy' : Clear the Clutter
02-13-2008
A conversation with Shannon McGinnis, author of The Ten Minute Tidy, about Certified Professional Organizers, clutter and how one combats the other.
24.37 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Christopher Phillips Chats Up 'Socrates in Love: Philosophy for a Die-Hard Romantic' : Oddly On-Topic
02-14-2008
Christopher Phillips talks about his "Socrates Café" concept and his latest book, 'Socratess in Love'.
40.64 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Bob Eggleton
02-15-2008
Bob Eggleton talks about his life as a science fiction and fantasy artist.
38.22 MB
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A 2008 Interview with John Burnham Schwartz : 'The Commoner'
02-18-2008
A conversation with novelist John Burnham Schwartz about his novel 'The Commoner' and the secretive world of the Japanese Royal Court.
36.14 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report: 'Mysterious California' : A Criminal Environment
 02-19-2008

 Laurie R. King, Nadia Gordon, Nina Revoyr and Kirk Russell sit down to discuss the part places – and California in particular play in their mystery writing.

67.49 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Catching Up With Erika Mailman : The HWA and the Stokers
02-20-2008
A *very* casual chat with Erika Mailman about joining the HWA and the writing life with a ten-month old baby.
17.98 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Charles Bock First Book for NPR : 'Beautiful Children'
02-21-2008
A report for NPR's All Things Considered on how Charles Bock wrote and published his first novel, 'Beautiful Children'.
6.97 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Publisher Jack Estes : Pleasure Boat Studio
02-22-2008
A conversation with Jack Estes of Pleasure Boat Studio : A Literary Press about how and why he went into the publishing business.
29.96 MB
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Agony Column Podcast: A 2008 Interview with Debra Klein Yoruba Bata Goes Global
02-25-2008
A conversation with anthropologist Debra Klein, author of Yoruba Bata Goes Global, the story of the Yoruba Bata movement / religion / drumming style. Includes examples of drumming by the author!
32.39 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Carter Scholz Reads at SF in SF : 'Radiance'
02-26-2008
Carter Scholz reads from 'Brilliance' at SF in SF on February 23, 2008.
28.87 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Terry Bisson at SF in SF : Novels are hard
02-27-2008
Terry Bisson talks about creating SF in SF at SF in SF ON February 23, 2008. 10.73 MB MP3
Agony Column Podcast News Report : Carter Scholz at SF in SF : "The Flight to San Francisco"
02-28-2008
Carter Scholz interviewed at SF in SF on February 23, 2008.
9.13 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Bookseller Joyce Meskis : Tattered Cover
02-29-2008
A conversation with Joyce Meskis, owner of the The Tattered Cover Bookstore.
22.91 MB
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SF in SF Panel Discussion from February 23, 2008 : "Science fiction is for real"
03-03-2008
Free-for-all, bitch-n-moan with science fiction as the focus, Terry Bisson, the moderator, Carter Scholz and Paolo Bacigalupi the participants.
67.51 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Brief Conversation With Paolo Bacigalupi At SF in SF : "A Bit Like A Homecoming"
03-04-2008
Paolo Bacigalupi interviewed at SF in SF on February 23, 2008.
7.93 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Paolo Bacigalupi Reads 'The People of Sand and Slag' at SF in SF : Table-Turning the Upside-Down Classics
03-05-2008
Paolo Bacigalupi reads 'The People of Sand and Slag' at SF in SF; much hilarity ensues!
61.15 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Seana Graham : Report from the Writing Life
03-06-2008
A conversation with LCRW contributor Seana Graham, looking at a writing program in New York.
16.98 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Toby Barlow's 'Sharp Teeth' Book Review : Let's Sing
03-07-2008
An audio review of Toby Barlow's 'Sharp Teeth' with comments from the writer and editor.
9.11 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Alan Katz : Oops!
03-10-2008
A conversation with Alan Katz about writing comedy and writing for children.
60.20 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Alan Drew : 'Gardens of Water'
03-11-2008
A conversation with Alan Drew about his experiences in the 1999 Izmit earthquake and his new novel 'Gardens of Water'.
72.18 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News : A 2006 Interview with Dr. Bruce Ames : "Fear is easy to sell"
03-12-2008
A 2006 conversation with Dr. Bruce Ames about environmental science and fear-mongering in the press and poltical realms.
38.43 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Thomas McNamee : Alice Waters and Chez Panisse
03-13-2008
A conversation with Thomas McNamee about his biography of Alice Waters, the culture of Chez Panisse, and how they changed American culture and cuisine.
41.43 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Stephen Youll : Portrait of the Artist as Pixels
03-14-2008
A chat with book cover artist Stephen Youll about his career as an artist.
71.79 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Paolo Bacigalupi and Jeremy Lassen: "Crossovers and Melding Points"
03-17-2008
A conversation with author Paolo Bacigalupi and publisher Jeremy Lassen.
62.44 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF in SF March 16, 2008 : Tim Pratt Reads The River Boy
03-18-2008
Tim Pratt reads his story The RIver Boy at SF in SF on March 16, 2008.
18.85 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Tim Pratt Reads 'Artifice and Intelligence' at SF in SF on March 16, 2008 : Taking Cues
03-19-2008
Tim Pratt reads his story 'Artifice and Intelligence' at SF in SF on March 16, 2008.
21.75 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Tim Pratt at SF in SF, March 16, 2008 : Briefly Interviewed
03-20-2008
Tim Pratt briefly interviewed at SF in SF on March 16, 2008.
9.76 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Nancy Bass Wyden of Strand Books, NY : 23 Miles of Books
03-21-2008
A conversation with Nancy Bass Wyden of Strand Books, New York, a family business for more than 80 years.
33.75 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Toby Barlow: 'Sharp Teeth'
03-24-2008
A conversation with Toiby Barlow about the writing and selling of his first novel, 'Sharp Teeth'.
54.25 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report: A 2008 Interview with HarperCollins Editor Jennifer Barth : Return to Sender
03-25-2008
A conversation with the Editor of Toby Barlow's 'Sharp Teeth'.
45.19 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Brief Interview With Jeffrey Ford : SF in SF, March 16, 2008
03-26-2006
A 2008 interview with American fantasist Jeffrey Ford at SF in SF on March 16, 2008.
9.85 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jeffrey Ford Reads at SF in SF : 'The Drowned Life'
03-27-2008
Jeffrey Ford reads his story "The Drowned Life" at SF in SF on March 16, 2008.
63.70 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Terry Bisson, Jeffrey Ford and Tim Pratt : Panel Discussion at SF in SF, March 16, 2008
03-28-2008
A panel discussion between Jeffrey Ford and Tim Pratt moderated by Terry Bisson, from the SF in SF gathering for March 16, 2008.
44.87 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Albert Russell Ascoli : "Machiavelli himself wasn't Machiavellian"
03-31-2008
A conversation with Albert Russell Ascoli, who wrote the Introduction to the new translation of 'The Prince'.
45.16 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Peter Constantine : "The slangy, with-it expression at the time for somebody who is evil"
04-01-2008
A conversation with Peter Constantine, who translated a recent version of 'The Prince'.
56.51 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Dr. Katrin Thier, Etymologist for the Oxford English Dictionary : "Match-Villain"
04-02-2008
A conversation with Dr.Katrin Thier about he etymology of the word "Machiavellian" and the workings of the OED.
35.05 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR All Things Considered Report : "Machiavelli, Not Such a Bad Guy?"
04-03-2008
A high-quality MP3 version of the report on Machiavelli for NPR.
6.25 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR First Books Toby Barlow : 'Sharp Teeth' Gives Werewolves an Epic Treatment
04-04-2008
A high-quality MP3 version of the report on Toby Barlow's first book, 'Sharp Teeth'.
8.24 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Sandra Aamodt, Ph.D. and Sam Wang, Ph.D. : 'Welcome to Your Brain : Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive'
04-07-2008
A conversation with Sandra Aamodt, Ph.D.and Sam Wang, Ph.D. about brain myth and how they crafted 'Welcome to Your Brain : Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive'.
65.01 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report: Walter Wagner of LHCDefense.org : "Almost a religious zeal on the part of physicists"
04-08-2008
Walter Wagner talks about how ansd why he files a lawsuit against CERN to stop them from firing up the Large Hadron Collider.
34.45 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A 2008 Interview With Savas Dimopoulos : Other Universes
04-09-2008
Stanford Physicist Savas Dimopoulos sets the record straight on CERN, the LHC and delves into many universes,some with atoms!
43.11 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Rudy Rucker and the LHC Lawsuit : Science Fiction Tips the Universe on Its Side
04-10-2008
A conversation with Rudy Rucker about science, science fiction and tipping the universe on its side.
14.97 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR, Company Sued for Potentially Ending the World : Wagner, Rucker, Dimopoulos and CERN
04-11-2008
The NPR report for Day to Day on the CERN Lawsuit in MP3 format.
7.33 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Isamu Fukui : "Nothing really directly addressed the worst parts of school"
04-14-2008
A conversation with 17 year-old author Isamu Fukui about the making of his new novel 'Truancy'.
62.71 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A 2008 Interview with Matt Bialer, Agent for Isamu Fukui : "A real, searing vision"
04-15-2008
A conversation with Matt Bialer, agent for Isamu Fukui.
11.00 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : An Interview with Susan Chang Tor YA Editor: "The first time I'd ever seen anything like that"
04-16-2008
A conversation with Susan Chang, YA editor at Tor Books, about working with and editing Isamu Fukui.
10.37 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A 2008 Interview with Tim Palmer : Passing of the Stanislaus
04-17-2008
Tim Palmer talks about hiking and photographing the Sierra Nevada Mountains for his book 'Luminous Mountains'.
27.86 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Joseph Ribeiro Knows 'The Importance of Being Earnest' : Cabrillo College Spring Theater Art Production
04-18-2008
Joseph Ribeiro talks about directing Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Earnest' for the Cabrillo College Theater department.
20.65 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Peter F. Hamilton : "There is no specific, set way to write"
04-21-2008
A conversation with Peter F. Hamilton about how he started writing, his latest novel, 'The Dreaming Void', and his forthcoming series.
67.56 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with David Lunde at SF in SF on April 23, 2008 : SF Poetry
04-22-2008
A chat with the SF Poet at SF in SF on April 20, 2008.
13.58 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Patricia A. McKillip Reads at SF in SF : 'The Bell at Sealey Head'
04-23-2008
Patricia A. McKillip reading from her forthcoming novel, 'The Bell at Sealey Head at SF in SF on April 20, 2008..
34.48 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report from Capitola Book Café : James D. Houston Toasts Santa Cruz
04-24-2008
James D. Houston toasts his readers to celebrate his new collection, 'Where Light Takes Its Color From the Sea' at Capitola Book Café on April 22, 2008.
12.20 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston at Capitola Book Café : The Hip Pocket
04-25-2008
A chat with Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston about the literary history of Santa Cruz and the Hip Pocket Bookstore.
8.08 MB
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Pico Iyer Takes to 'The Open Road' : A 2008 Interview with Pico Iyer
04-28-2008
A conversation with Pico Iyer about his new book 'The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama'.
45.27 MB
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David Lunde Reads at SF in SF April 20, 2008
04-29-2008
Science fiction poet David Lunde reads stellar poetry at SF in SF.
42.12 MB
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SF in SF Panel Discussion April 20, 2008 : David Lunde, Patricia McKillip and Terry Bisson
04-30-2008
David Lunde, Patricia A. McKillip and Terry Bisson discuss fantasy, science fiction and poetry at SF in SF on April 20, 2008.
57.54 MB
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Patricia A. McKillip Interviewed at SF in SF on April 20, 2008
05-01-2008
Patricia A. McKillip Interviewed at SF in SF on April 20, 2008.
10.82 MB
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Laurie Gough Travels to 'Kiss the Sunset Pig' : Agony Column Podcast News Report : A 2008 Interview With Laurie Gough at Capitola Book Café
05-02-2008
A conversation with travel writer Laurie Gough about the process and business of writing about travel.
22.90 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Jessica Queller : 'Pretty Is What Changes' (Part 1)
05-05-2008
Jessica Queller talks about her memoir, 'Pretty Is What Changes'
53.70 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Jessica Queller, Part 2 : "I took the test a second time"
05-06-2008
Jessica Queller discusses her memoir and her own future, both as woman and a writer.
52.41 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : An Interview With Bookseller Steve Bercu : Book People
05-07-2008
A conversation with Steve Bercu, one of the owners of Book People, a huge bookstore in Austin, Texas.
26.15 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Jeremy Lassen
05-08-2008
Back with Jeremy Lassen, publisher of Night Shade Books.
25.18 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : An Interview with Marga Gomez : Comedy Vs. Tragedy
05-09-2008
A conversation with comedian Marga Gomez.

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A 2008 Interview with Eleanor Coppola : "It's a struggle – but the struggle enriches both aspects"
05-12-2008
A conversation with Eleanor Coppola about her new memoir 'Notes from a Life'.
50.16 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A 2008 Interview With René Hicks : "I'm Just One Blade of Grass"
05-13-2008
René Hicks talks about cancer and comedy.
12.71 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Legally Informed, A 2008 Interview With Justin Peacock
05-14-2008
A converation with lawyer and writer Justin Peacock about his fiorst novel, A Cure for Night.
21.48 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Bookseller Arsen Kashkashian : Boulder Book Store
05-15-2008
Boulder Bookstore buyer and bookseller Arsen Kashkashian talks about the iconic bookstore on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, Colorado.
27.25 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Seana Graham : Script Frenzy
05-16-2008
Seana Graham talks about Script Frenzy, the write-a-script-in-a-month contest /event – and more.
18.02 MB
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A 2008 Interview with James D. Houston and Tom Killion : 'Where Light Takes Its Color From the Sea'
05-19-2008
A conversation with James D. Houston and Tom Killion about literature of place and Santa Cruz.
62.19 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR First Books Series, Isamu Fukui : Truancy
05-20-2008
An NPR First Books report on Isamu Fukui and his novel 'Truancy'.
7.19 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Jerad Walters of Centipede Press : Centipede and Millipede
05-21-2008
A conversation with smallpress publisher Jerad Walters about Centipede and Millipede Press.
28.33 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Johnny Strike at SF in SF : A Loud Humming Noise
05-22-2008
Punk rock singer and writer Johnny Strike interviewed at SF in SF.
13.15 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Daniel Marcus at SF in SF : Binding Energies
05-23-2008
Daniel Marcus interviewed at SF in SF on May 17, 2008.
13.45 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Jeffrey Alford : Twenty Years of Culture and Cuisine in the Unseen China
05-26-2008
An interview with Jeffrey Alford about thne cuisine and culture of the "other" China.
42.27 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Daniel Marcus Reads 'Binding Energy' at SF in SF : The Teller View
05-27-2008
Daniel Marcus reads Binding Energy at SF in SF on May 17, 2008.
44.27 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : John Shirley Interviewed at SF in SF : From the "Podcast" to the "Web-O-Net"
05-28-2008
John Shirley interviewed at SF in SF on May 17, 2008.
17.43 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : John Shirley Reads at SF in SF : "You Blundering Idiot, You Fucking Failed to Kill Me Again"
05-29-2008
John Shirley reads "You Blundering Idiot, You Fucking Failed to Kill Me Again" at SF in SF on May 17, 2008.
36.87 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF in SF Panel Discussion 05-17-08 : John Shirley, Daniel Marcus and Terry Bisson Mix It Up
05-30-2008
John Shirley and Daniel Marcus and Terry Bisson talk about SF and more in the SF and SF Panel discussion from May 17, 2008.
55.39 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Cory Doctorow
06-02-2008
Cory Doctorow talks about 'Little Brother', freedom of speech and the underhanded stats of terrorism.
72.23 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Lyn Roberts of Square Books : Two Stores Are Better Than One
06-03-2008
Bookseller Lyn Roberts of Square Books talks about their two-fer bookstore style.
27.46 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR Story on Neuroscientists Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang : Welcome to Your Brain
06-04-2008
The NPR report on neuroscientists Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang and their book 'Welcome to Your Brain'.
7.29 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Lou Anders on SF Video : Battle Beyond the Stardust
06-05-2008
Lou Anders talks about what sofrt of fantasy works on screen and why; and previews Pyr releases in the coming months.
31.45 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Betsy Burton of King's English : Local Area Networking
06-06-2008
A conversation with Bookseller Betsy Burton of King's English Books, looking at the importance of Local First and Business alliances.
33.97 MB
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A 2008 Conversation with Karen Joy Fowler : "I wanted a book about survivors"
06-09-2008
A 2008 interview with Karen Joy Fowler discussing her novel Wit's End, literature of place and Holy City.
72.73 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Chuck Palahniuk : "It's shameful and dirty and disgusting"
06-10-2008
Chuck Palahniuk reads chapter 14 of his novel Snuff (10 minutes), and then talks about writing the novel and his upcoming work. Sexually explicit and potentially offense to some listeners; discretion advised.
80.06 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : William Gibson Phone-In Interview on KUSP : Dialing In the Future
06-11-2008
William Gibson phone-in live-in-studio interview featuring Lyle Troxell and Sean Cleveland of Geek Speak.
78.5 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Chuck Palahniuk Interviewed Live at the Sundance Kabuki Theater, May 22, 2008 : The Origins of 'Fight Club'
06-12-2008
Chuck Palahniuk Interviewed live on stage at the Kabuki Theater talking about the origins of Fight Club.
59.26 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Chuck Palahniuk Reads "Loser" at the Sundance Kabuki Theater on May 22, 2008 : "Maybe it's the Hello Kitty."
06-13-2008
Chuck Palahniuk reads the unpublished story 'Loser' at the Kabuki Sundance Theater in San Francisco and takes a couple of questions from the audience.
57.15 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Whitley Strieber, Part 1 : "I have a tendency to get into trouble"
06-16-2008
Whitley Streiber on the science of the soul and 2012.
49.39 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Whitley Strieber, Part 2 : "There were two people standing at the foot of the bed"
06-17-2008
Whitley Strieber on Communion, The Wolfen and more.
47.55 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jeremy Lassen on Local Literary Events and Genre Fiction Readers : Pros and Con-Ventions
06-18-2008
A conversation with Jeremy Lassen about local literary events and genre fiction fans and bookstores.
25.78 MB
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Three Juvies : Adolescent Science Fiction Worthy of Adult Consideration ; Agony Column Podcast News Report : Three Juvies Audio
06-19-2008
Three books piece.
8.03 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Bookseller Interview With Praveen Madan : The Booksmith
06-20-2008
A conversation with bookseller Praveen Madan that will make you want to go to a bookstore and buy books, to read and enjoy!
33.79 MB
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Salman Rushdie Interview at Rio Theater, June 17, 2008 Part 1: Advertising Days
06-23-2008
Salman Rushdie interviewed on stage at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz, California, on June 17, 2008. Part 1.
58.25 MB
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Salman Rushdie Interview at Rio Theater June 17, 2008, Part 2: Enchanting Q&A
06-24-2008
Salman Rushdie interviewed on stage at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz, California, on June 17, 2008. Part 2.
59.01 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Geekspeak Interview and SF Discussion with Kathleen Ann Goonan : In All Times
06-25-2008
A recording of my visit to Geekspeak this Saturday morning, where I chatted with Sean Cleveland and Lyle Troxell about science fiction books and we all talked with Kathleen Ann Goonan about her novel, 'In War Times'.
57.97 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Pat Murphy at SF in SF : "It really trains you to see amazing things in the everyday world"
06-26-2008
Pat Murphy, author of 'The City, Not Long After', interviewed at SF in SF on June 21, 2008.
9.84 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Carol Emshwiller Interviewed at SF in SF : "That stuff doesn't interest me"
06-27-2008
Carol Emshwiller interviewed at SF in SF on June 21, 2008.
10.04 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Robert Scheer, Part 1 : "This is a scam of unbelievable proportions"
06-30-2008
Robert Scheer comes out swinging as he takes on greed, stupidity and ineptitude in his new book 'The Pornography of Power'. Part 1.
55.19 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Robert Scheer, Uninterrupted
06-30-2008
Robert Scheer comes out swinging as he takes on greed, stupidity and ineptitude in his new book 'The Pornography of Power'. Part 1.
104.75 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Robert Scheer, Part 2 : "An imperial government is incompatible with democracy"
07-01-2008
Robert Scheer comes out swinging as he takes on greed, stupidity and ineptitude in his new book 'The Pornography of Power'. Part 2.
51.79 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR Report on Paolo Bacigalupi : Green Sci-Fi from Bacigalupi's Pump Six
07-02-2008
A high-quality MP3 file of the NPR "First Books" report on Paolo Bacigalupi.
6.86 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Pat Murphy Reads (and throws cards) at SF in SF : Fantasy in SF
07-03-2008
Pat Murphy reads from an untitled new story (NJIT) at SF in SF on June 21, 2008. Card throwing addendum.
40.94 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Carol Emshwiller Reads at SF in SF June 21, 2008 : 'Whoever'
07-04-2008
Carol Emshwiller reads her story 'Whoever' at SF in SF from June 21.
33.78 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Benjamin Wallace : 'The Billionaire's Vinegar'
07-07-2008
An interview with Benjamin Wallace discussing his book 'The Billionaire's Vinegar'.
52.76 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Panel Discussion from SF in SF June 21, 2008 : Carol Emshwiller, Pat Murphy and Terry Bisson
07-08-2008
The panel discussion from the last meeting of SF in SF, featuring Carl Emshwiller, Pat Murphy and Terry Bisson.
64.36 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Douglas Abrams : Don Juan Loves to Publish
07-09-2008
A conversation with Douglas Carlton Abrams, author of The Lost Diary of Don Juan, and a former HarperCollins book editor and a literary agent who shares some of what he has learned about writing, selling, and publishing books, including the secrets to getting published in 30 languages.
64.36 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Cindy Dach, Changing Hands Bookstore : Chain / Library / Independent
07-10-2008
A conversation with bookseller Cindy Dach, General Manager of Changing Hands books, about her work for a chain bookstore, a library, and an independent, plus her thoughts on creative non-fiction.
32.04 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jim Malusa Races to the Bottom : 'Into Thick Air: Biking to the Bellybutton of Six Continents'
07-11-2008
A conversation with botanist and bicyclist Jim Malusa about his book 'Into Thick Air: Biking to the Bellbutton of Six Continents; begins with a 5 minute reading from the book.
61.47 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Dorothy Hearst : 'Promise of the Wolves'
07-14-2008
Dorothy Hearst talks about the science behind her animal fantasy 'Promise of the Wolves'.
54.22 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jay Lake Live on GeekSpeak : Promise of the E-Book
07-15-2008
Jay Lake joins Geekspeak for a lively discussion of his work, E-books and tech talk.
75.49 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Susan Palwick Interviewed at SF in SF : Outlawing Compassion
07-16-2008
Susan Palwick interviewed at SF in SF on Saturday, July 12, 2008.
11.45 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jay Lake Interviewed at SF in SF : 5,000 Words A Day
07-17-2008
Jay Lake interviewed at SF in SF on Saturday, July 12, 2008.
12.49 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Susan Palwick Reads at SF in SF on July 12, 2008 : Sarl's Heart
07-18-2008
Susan Palwick reading at SF in SF on July 12, 2008, from the collection The Fate of Mice.
55.67 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Stella Rimington : "There's much, much more technology around now, but still, the best intelligence comes from people"
07-21-2008
A conversation with Dame Stella Rimington, about her 30 years in Britain's MI5 and her latest novel, Illegal Action.
71.41 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jay Lake Reads at SF in SF, July 12, 2008 : The Goat Cutter
07-22-2008
Jay Lake reading at SF in SF on July 12, 2008, from the collection Greetings From Lake Wu.
33.55 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jay Lake and Susan Palwick Moderated by Terry Bisson at SF in SF, July 12, 2008 : SF Confessional
07-23-2008
Jay Lake and Susan Palwick moderated by Terry Bisson at SF in SF on July 12, 2008.
75.64 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Nancy Rutland of BookWorks in Albuquerque, New Mexico : Handselling Books
07-24-2008
A conversation with bookseller Nancy Rutland of Bookworks in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She talks about connecting the community and handselling books to customers.
32.25 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Patrick Nielsen Hayden at Comicon : Tor Books Sets Up Shop
07-25-2008
Patrick Nielsen Hayden interviewed amidst the swirling chaos of the setup of the Tor Booth at Comicon 2008.
20.20 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Jeremy Lassen at Comicon 2008 : Fifteen Years
07-28-2008
A conversation with Jeremy Lassen reporting from Comicon 2008.
33.24 MB

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A 2008 Interview with Nathaniel Rich, Part 1: San Francisco Noirs
07-29-2008
A conversation with Nathaniel Rich about his books San Francisco Noir and The Mayor's Tongue, and his work as editor at The Paris Review.
50.72 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Nathaniel Rich, Part 2 : Reality Frayed at the Edges
07-30-2008
A conversation with Nathaniel Rich about his books San Francisco Noir and The Mayor's Tongue, and his work as editor at The Paris Review.
49.79 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Charles Stross Vs Geekspeak : 'Saturn's (Sexless) Children'
07-31-2008
Lyle Troxell, Sean Cleveland and Rick Kleffel gang up on Charlie Stross live in the studio at KUSP.
68.94 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Barbara Ehrenreich Knows 'This Land is Their Land' : Reports From a Divided Nation
08-01-2008
Barbara Ehrenreich talks about her new book, 'This Land is Your Land'.
57.05 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Charles Bamforth : Grape vs Grain
08-04-2008
A conversation with Charles Bamforth about his book Grape vs Grain, which compares beer and wine in a variety of fashions.
62.57 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : David Weber vs Geekspeak : 'By Schism Rent Asunder'
08-05-2008
David Weber is interviewed live on KUSP's Geek Speak by Rick Kleffel, Lyle Troxell, Sean Cleveland and Ryder Brooks.
70.32 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Bookseller Mark V. Ziesing : Signing
08-06-2008
Mark V. Ziesing talks about word of mouth on the Internet and his website re-design.
29.46 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Translator Julie Rose : Unpacking 'Les Miserables'
08-07-2008
Translator Julie Rose talks about her work on 'Les Miserables'.
64.50 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Mitchell Kaplan of Books and Books: From Bookseller to Movie Producer
08-08-2008
A conversation with Mitchell Kaplan, who talks about his journey from bookseller to movie producer.
37.51 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Andrew Davidson, Part One : "How could I write a story that starts with a burn?"
08-11-2008
Andrew Davidson talks about researching and writing his first novel, 'The Gargoyle'.
46.91 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Andrew Davidson, Part Two : "Here’s how I'm going to personalize my query letter to this agent.."
08-12-2008
Andrew Davidson talks about selling and editing his first novel, 'The Gargoyle'.
48.95 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Andrea Avantaggio of Maria's Bookshop : "How to celebrate the best of what our community has to offer"
08-13-2008
A chat with the co-owner of Maria's Bookshop in Durango, Colorado, focusing on the ABA contributions to new booksellers.
34.69 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : An Interview With "Mysty W. Moonfree" : Five Authors of a Second Novel
08-14-2008
A conversation with the five women who ARE Mysty W. Moonfree; Gail Ortiz, Judith Feinman, Tomi Newman, Pat Pease and Marybeth Varcados.
47.46 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation with Lou Anders : Post Denvention Hugo Chat
08-15-2008
A conversation with Lou Anders about DENVENTION and upcoming Pyr titles.
28.19 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Thomas Frank : "I've got some bad news for you"
08-18-2008

Thomas Frank talks about his book 'The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule. Lots of bad news is delivered in entertaining and enlightening manner.

75.20 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Michael Blumlein Reads at SF in SF : Drama in Three Voices
08-19-2008
Michael Blumlein reads a story SF in SF with the help of Terry Bisson and Carter Scholz.
54.27 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Michael Shea Reads at SF IN SF : The Demiurge : God Wakes Up
08-20-2008
Michel Shea reads the opening of a new novel at SF in SF.
18.26 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Michael Shea Interviewed at SF in SF : Speaking of Demiurges
08-21-2008
Michael Shea interviewed at SF in SF.
12.00 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : NPR Report for Day to Day High-Quality MP3 of Two Stories of Santa Cruz : One Year of Podcasting
08-22-2008
A high-quality, downloadable MP3 of my report for Day to Day on Literature of Place, featuring James D. Houston, Karen Joy Fowler and Tom Killion talking about Santa Cruz.
7.90 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Joe R. Lansdale : East Texas Westerns
08-25-2008
A conversation with Joe R. Lansdale about East Texan fiction, Leather Maiden, Hap and Leonard, steampunk and writing genre fiction.
70.82 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Michael Blumlein Interviewed at SF in SF : Doctor in the House
08-26-2008
Michael Blumlein is interviewed at SF in SF on August 17, 2008.
22.01 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF in SF Panel Discussion With Michael Blumlein, Michael Shea and Terry Bisson : Novella
08-27-2008
Michael Shea, Michael Blumlein and Terry Bisson discuss the art of the novella.
60.44 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kathryn Petruccelli Interviews Patrice Vecchione : "Poems are My Enemy"
08-28-2008
Kathryn Petruccelli interviews Patrice Vecchione and records live readings of her poetry.
47.76 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Talking About Space Opera With Lou Anders : To Trek or Not to Trek?
08-29-2008
A conversation with Pyr's Lou Anders about space opera.
28.78 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Clive Barker Part 1: "It was a bit like a dam breaking"
09-01-2008
An inteview with Clive Barker, part 1; talking about Mr. B Gone and Abarat.
60.44 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Clive Barker, Part 2: "You can't do things by halves"
09-02-2008
An inteview with Clive Barker, Part 2, talking about the Books of Blood and movies.
52.63 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kathryn Petruccelli Reports from the Ping Pong Literary Magazine Party : Interview With Editor-in-chief Maria Garcia Teusch
09-03-2008
Kathryn Petrucelli speaks with the Ping Pong Literary Magazine Editor-in-chief Maria Garcia Teusch. Readers wanting to find out what is in – and how to get in – a prestigious start-up literary journal will find just the advice they're looking for.
10.09 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kathryn Petruccelli Reports from the Ping Pong Literary Magazine Party : Interview With Ping Pong Poetry Editor James Maughn
09-04-2008
Kathryn Petrucelli speaks with Ping Pong Poetry Editor James Maughn about their interest in international and translated poetry. Maughn reads from the work of Mr. Houshang Ebtehaj, who writes under the pen name of H. E. Sayeh.
10.42 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kathryn Petruccelli Reports from the Ping Pong Literary Magazine Party : Interview With Ping Pong Fiction Editor Jessica Breheny: Speculative Fiction
09-05-2008
Kathryn Petrucelli speaks with Ping Pong Fiction Editor Jessica Breheny about her new-found interest in speculative fiction, spurred by her love of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet.
8.13 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Kathleen Ann Goonan : "...just before Hiroshima..."
09-08-2008
Kathleen Ann Goonan talks about her novel 'In War Times' and her interest in education.
47.43 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Gayle Shanks, President of the ABA and Bookseller for Changing Hands : "Amazon is killing us"
09-09-2008
Bookseller interview with co-owner of Changing Hnds Bookstore and current ABA President Gayle Shanks.
48.86 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kathryn Petruccelli at Ping Pong Release Party : Christine Hamm and Children Who Have Trouble With Meat
09-10-2008
Kathryn Petruccelli talks with Ping Pong contributor and poet Chrstine Hamm.
12.23 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Seana Graham Reports on Ping Pong and Speculative Literature : Book Store Writers
09-11-2008
Seana Graham talks about Ping Pong, LCRW and Carpathian Dreams II.
11.21 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kathryn Petruccelli at Ping Pong Release Party : Magnus Toren Sings for His Supper
09-12-2008
Henry Miller Library Director Magnus Toren sings for his supper at the Ping Pong rlease party. Surprise!
10.38 MB
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Terry Brooks on Geekspeak: "You can play around with what that means"
09-15-2008
Terry Brooks mixes it up with the Geeks of Geekspeak and talks about his latest novel 'The Gypsy Morph'.
57.95 MB
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John Shirley Looks Through 'Black Glass' : "We're slipping into a lower-common denominator state of mind"
09-16-2008
John Shirley spills the sordid story of 'Black Glass', a last cyberpunk novel that he's re-wired for th 21st century.
33.27 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : A Conversation With Victoria Blake : From Dark Horse to Underland
09-17-2008
Victoria Blake talks about leaving Dark Horse Comics to found her own publishing company and the nuts of boilts of setting up an LLC, getting distribution and authors.
54.77 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kathryn Petruccelli Reviews 'Fidelity' by Grace Paley Audio
09-18-2008
Kathryn Petruccelli reviews Grace Paley';s final colelction of poetry, 'Fidelity'.
10.03 MB
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Jeremy Lassen on Zombies and 'The Living Dead' : "A liberal nightmare"
09-19-2008
Jeremy Lassen talks about zombies and the latest Night Shade Books anthology, 'The Living Dead'.
29.45 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Beatrice Basso : "It's like the soul of America is in the artists, and why not share that?"
09-22-2008
Translator Beatrice Basso talks about the intricacies of translating Italian to English and her work as a dramaturge.
63.08 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF in SF, Featuring Nick Mamatas, David Levine and Terry Bisson: Nick Mamatas Reads
09-23-2008
Nick Mamatas reads at SF in SF on September 20, 2008.
23.50 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF in SF, Featuring Nick Mamatas, David Levine and Terry Bisson: David Levine Reads
09-24-2008
David Levine reads at SF in SF on September 20, 2008.
28.32 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF in SF, Featuring Nick Mamatas, David Levine and Terry Bisson: Panel Discussion
09-25-2008
Terry Bisson "moderates" a panel discussion between Nick Mamatas and David Levine at SF in SF on September 20, 2008.
75.30 MB
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'The Necklace' : "What we get back when we put it on someone else's neck, that's what's meaningful to us"
09-26-2008
Ten women who participated in the social experiment documented in 'The Necklace' talk about their experience.
47.54 MB
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Bill Tancer's 'Click: What Millions of People Are Doing Online and Why It Matters' : Live GeekSpeak Interview With Bill Tancer
09-29-2008
Bill Tancer live on GeekSpeak talking about Click: What Millions of People Are Doing Online and Why It Matters.
75.12 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Robert Scheer on the Economic Bailout of Wall Street Investment Banks : Pornography Redux
09-30-2008
Robert Scheer takes on the economic bailout at the Capitola Book Cafe.
43.10 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : The Agony Column Digest Radio Broadcast : September 7, 2008 ; Thomas Frank and Dorothy Hearst
10-01-2008
The Agony Column Digest Radio Broadcast for September 7, 2008; featuring Thomas Frank and Dorothy Hearst. Good for converting your noire sensitive friend to the joys of the Agony Column podcast!
81.41 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : The Agony Column Digest Radio Broadcast: September 14, 2008 : Stella Rimington and Ping Pong Release Party
10-02-2008
The Agony Column Digest Radio Broadcast for September 14, 2008, featuring Stella Rimington and the Ping Pong Release party.
82.32 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : The Agony Column Digest Radio Broadcast: September 21, 2008 : Robert Scheer and Julie Rose
10-03-2008
The Agony Column Digest Radio Broadcast for September 21, 2008, featuring columnist Robert Scheer and translator Julie Rose.
72.23 MB
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Agony Column Podcast Feature Interview : Writing 101, Lesson 1: Laurie R. King on Revising a Novel 10-06-2008 Laurie R. King gives a step-by-step description of her process for revising a novel.
46.83 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kathryn Petruccelli Interviews William Gilly and Susan Shillinglaw : More Than Four Levels of Steinbeck and Ricketts
10-07-2008
Kathryn Petruccelli speaks with William Gilly and Susan Shillinglaw about their recreation of Steinbeck's and Ricketts' to the Sea of Cortez and the relationshsip between science and literature.
61.91 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Mark Richardson : 'Zen and Now'
10-08-2008
An interview with author Mark Richardson about his book, Zen and Now, and his adventures writing the book.
39.84 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Agony Column Original Radio Broadcast : Laurie R. King and Karen Joy Fowler on Politics and Literature
10-09-2008
A live broadcast conversation with Laurie R. King and Karen Joy Fowler talking about Politics, literature and where the two collide. Broadcast live on October 5, 2008 from NPR affiliate KUSP.
83.94 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : The Agony Column Digest Radio Broadcast: September 28, 2008 : Mark Richardson, 'The Necklace' and Robert Scheer Redux
10-10-2008
The Necklace, Robert Scheer and Mark Richardson edited and arranged for the Agony Column Digest Radio Broadcast.
82.17 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Naomi Klein Explores 'The Shock Doctrine' : "One of the really dangerous parts of an economic shock like this is just the complexity of it"
10-13-2008
A conversation with Naomi Klein about her book The Shock Doctrine and the current economic crisis.
39.97 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Charlie Huston : From 'Every Last Drop' to Everyone's Last Gasp
10-14-2008
Charlie Huston talks about Every Last Drop, the Joe Pitt novels, The Mystic Art of Erasing All Signs of Death and a forthcoming science fiction novel.
55.04 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kage Baker, Terry Bisson, Richard Bottoms, Joe R. Lansdale and Rudy Rucker on Steampunk : The Future Past
10-15-2008
A Kage Baker, Terry Bisson, Richard Bottoms, Joe R. Lansdale and Rudy Rucker panel discussion of steampunk from SF in SF of October 09, 2008, done in association with LitQuake.
52.28 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : LitQuake / SF in SF Richard Bottoms Speaks to the power of Steampunk : A Positive Vision
10-16-2008
SteamPowered Events Executive Richard Bottoms speaks before the Steampunk LitQuake / SF in SF event.
5.47 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : LitQuake / SF in SF Kage Baker Brings on the Brass : Sub-Mariners
10-17-2008
Kage Baker reads a submarine story at SF in SF on October 09, 2008.
30.48 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Billy Collins : "The dog that runs away when you call its name"
10-20-2008
Billy Collins speaks about being Poet Laureate, the job of the poet and reads poems.
75.31 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF IN SF / Litquake Steampunk Event : Richard Bottoms Interviewed
10-21-2008
Richard Bottoms interviewed at SF in SF on October 09, 2008.
10.07 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF IN SF / Litquake Steampunk Event : Joe R. Lansdale Interviewed
10-22-2008
Joe R. Lansdale interviewed at SF in SF on October 09, 2008.
7.71 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF IN SF / Litquake Steampunk Event : Joe R. Lansdale Reads from 'Flaming London'
10-23-2008
Joe R. Lansdale Reads from 'Flaming London' at SF in SF on October 09, 2008.
34.07 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : SF in SF / LitQuake Event ; Rudy Rucker Reads from 'The Hollow Earth'
10-24-2008
Rudy Rucker reads from 'Flaming London' at SF in SF on October 09, 2008.
31.65 MB
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A 2008 Interview With Alan Cheuse : "...the big books from the old days..."
10-27-2008
Alan Cheuse talks about Edward Curtis and writing the novel 'To Catch the Lightning'.
70.91 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Barry N. Malzberg Reads at SF in SF : Exercise for Students
10-28-2008
Barry N. Malzberg reads a hilarious essay / story at SF in SF. Don't miss it!
16.07 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Cecilia Holland Reads at SF in SF : Varanger
10-29-2008
Cecilia Holland reads from Varanger at SF in SF.
14.09 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Amity Shlaes : 'The Forgotten Man : A New History of the Great Depression'
10-30-2008
Amity Shlaes talks about the Great Depression, then and Now, and her book 'The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression'.
42.04 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kim Stanley Robinson Reads at SF in SF : 'Sixty Days and Counting'
10-31-2008
Kim Stanley Robinson's iconoclastic reading from 'Sixty Days and Counting' from SF in SF on October 18.
27.98 MB
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A 2008 Interview with Danny Goldberg : 'Bumping Into Geniuses'
11-03-2008
Rock and roll legend Danny Goldberg talks about his work with Led Zep, Bonnie Raitt, Nirvana and attending a bookdocks gathering at Woodstock.
46.39 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Cecilia Holland Interviewed at SF in SF : Fantasy & History
11-04-2008
Cecilia Holland interviewed at SF in SF from October 18.
7.56 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Kim Stanley Robinson Interviewed at SF in SF : Comedy and Eco-Tragedy
11-05-2008
Kim Stanley Robinson chats at the last SF in SF.
7.81 MB
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Agony Column Podcast News Report : Barry N. Malzberg Interviewed at SF in SF : Weddings and Divorces
11-06-2008
Barry N. Malzberg is interviewed at SF in SF.
13.53 MB
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