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Published: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:00:27 +0000

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Aural Delights No 147 Philip Jose Farmer and Fabio Fernandes

Tue, 03 Aug 2010 05:10:11 +0000

Then and Now Announcment 00:10 Coming Up This Week 01:48 Fact Article: Shades of Milk and Honey Interview with Mary Robinette Kowal 02:30 Main Fiction: They Twinkled Like Jewels by Philip Jose Famer 16:25 Fact Article: Interview with Fabio Fernandes 56:33 Main Fiction: Edgar Can't Stand It by Fabio Fernandes 01:04:00 Narrator: Matthew Sanborn Smith, Mike Boris Beware Hairy Mango Podcast THEN AND [...]


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Aural Delights No 145 Ray Bradbury and James Lovegrove

Tue, 20 Jul 2010 06:47:08 +0000

StarShipSofa Video Intro by Maher Al-Samkari from M0dus Productions Coming Up This Week 00:13 StarShipSofa Interrogations: Ray Bradbury 07:00 Fact Article: Looking Back at SF History by Amy H. Sturgis 11:20 Main Fiction: Wings by James Lovegrove 25:30 Fact Article: Beholding the Graphic Text: Fred Himebaugh 01:02:00 Closing Remarks: by Tony C. Smith 01:19:00 Narrator: Nicola Seaton-Clark Graphic Novel Links: Paul A. Cantor’s lectures [...]


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StarShipSofa Aural Delights No 144 The Captain’s Logs Special Pt 2

Thu, 15 Jul 2010 04:59:32 +0000

A second show dedicated to the celebration and release of StarShipSofa's new book The Captain's Logs. In this show we play the last ever original show No 69 Sex in SF With guest Mr Ciaran O'Carroll. Buy now:


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Aural Delights No 143 Peter Watts

Wed, 30 Jun 2010 04:11:21 +0000

Book Opening: by Amy H. Sturgis 00:00 Coming Up This Week 04:10 Captain's Logs: Will Rees 06:37 Fact Article: Science News by J.J. Campanella 28:15 Main Fiction: The Island by Peter Watts 48:40:38 Book Opening: by Larry Santoro 02:25:00 Fact Article: Obsvation Deck by Cheryl Morgan 02:30:00 Closing Remarks: by Tony C. Smith 02:36:00 Narrator: Amy H Sturgis Cover Art: Chris Butler


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StarShipSofa Aural Delights No 142 The Captain’s Logs Special

Sun, 20 Jun 2010 17:07:16 +0000

A show dedicated to the celebration and release of StarShipSofa's new book The Captain's Logs. With a very special guest. Buy now:


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Aural Delights No 141 David Barr Kirtley plus Jeff Carlson

Wed, 16 Jun 2010 06:49:13 +0000

ON SALE NOW! The Transcribe Project The Captain's Logs Coming Up This Week 01:10 Accept / Reject: Matt Sanborn Smith 03:40 Intro to Fiction by David Barr Kirtley 05:50 Main Fiction: Cats In Victory by David Barr Kirtley 11:38 Intro to Fiction by http://www.jverse.com/ 49:00 Main Fiction: Pressure by Jeff Carlson 55:30 Closing Remarks: Big Announcement by Tony C. Smith 01:27:00 Narrators: Geoff Michelli, [...]


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Aural Delights No 140 Kim Stanley Robinson plus Jack Vance Interview

Tue, 08 Jun 2010 07:04:38 +0000

Coming Up This Week 00:50 StarShipSofa Interrogations: Jack Vance 03:50 Main Fiction: Mercurial by Kim Stanley Robinson 01:11:10 Closing Remarks: Tony C. Smith 02:31:00 Narrators: Peter Seaton-Clarke


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Aural Delights No 139 Philip K. Dick Juliette Wade

Tue, 01 Jun 2010 23:11:13 +0000

Coming Up This Week 00:45 Winner Of Last Month's Then and Now 02:23 Main Fiction: The Defenders by Philip K. Dick 02:54 Fact Article: Looking Back At Science Fiction History by Amy H. Sturgis 01:01:36 Main Fiction: Let The Word Take Me by Juliette Wade 01:15:05 Closing Remarks: Next Week by Tony C. Smith 02:07:33 Narrators: Julie Davis Paul Caggegi Matthew [...]


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Aural Delights No 138 Jeffrey Ford

Wed, 26 May 2010 06:43:43 +0000

News: Enhanced Version of Aural Delights 00: 27 Coming Up This Week 02:45 Sofanauts Announcment Peter Watts 04:28 Fact Article: 90 Seconds Megan Argo 07:02 Main Fiction: Boatman's Holiday by Jeffrey Ford 09:18 Fact Article: Science News by J. J. Campanella 54:03 Closing Remarks: Next Week by Tony C. Smith 01:14:55 Narrators: Peter Piazza Cover Art: Brian Woods


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Aural Delights No 137 Nicola Griffith

Wed, 19 May 2010 03:11:09 +0000

Coming Up This Week 00:10 Sofanauts Announcment 01:50 Fact Article: Autumn Rain by David J. Williams 04:00 Transcriber Update by Dee Cunniffe 09:19 Main Fiction: It Takes Two by Nicola Griffith 12:25 Fact Article: Film Talk by Rod Barnett 01:20:00 Fact Article: The Obsavation Deck by Cheryl Morgan 01:31:00 Closing Remarks: Tony C. Smith 01:35:00 Narrators: Chrstie Yant


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Aural Delights No 135 Paul J. McAuley

Wed, 12 May 2010 05:35:03 +0000

Fact Article: Transcribers Project by Robyn Bradshaw 03:30 Transcriber Blues by David Bradshaw Promo: The Neutron Flow Podcast 14:23 Main Fiction: A Brief Guide To Other Histories by Paul J. McAuley 16:00 Fact Article: Doc Savage by J.J. Campanella 01:16:30 StarShipSofa Interrogations Kristine Kathryn Rusch Narrators: Paul Caggegi


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Aural Delights No 134 Mike Wood & Fredric Brown

Wed, 05 May 2010 05:48:12 +0000

Fact Article: God Like Machines by Jonathan Strahan 03:30 Main Fiction: Risqueman by Mike Wood 11:30 Fact Looking Back At SF History by Amy H. Sturgis 01:16:30 Main Fiction: Hall Of Mirrors by Fredric Brown 01:30:48 Narrators: Peter Caveall, Jack Calverley Galaxy Press


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Aural Delights No 133 Arthur C. Clarke Award Special

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 18:02:21 +0000

Welcome to this Arthur C. Clarke Award Special carried out by Cheryl Morgan for StarShipSofa. As part of Cheryl Morgan's on going series for StarShipSofa called The Observation Deck, Cheryl carried out a number of interviews with guests at the award ceremony. This includes an interview with the eventual winner - China Mieville.


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Aural Delights No 132 James Alan Gardner

Tue, 27 Apr 2010 09:07:25 +0000

Fact Article: Science News by J.J. Campanella 05:00 Main Fiction: The Ray-Gun: A Love Story by James Alan Gardner 24:00 Fact Article: Fiction Crawler 9 by Matthew Sanborn Smith 01:19:00 Art Cover Audio Intro by S.P Wilson Narrators: Ray Sizemore Art Cover by S.P. Wilson Links to Fiction Crawler: The Man Who Lost the Sea By Theodore Sturgeon The Blue Wonder by Chris [...]


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Aural Delights No 131 Gregory Frost

Wed, 21 Apr 2010 13:45:47 +0000

Editorial: Goodbye Steve by Tony C Smith 03:33 Fact Article: Observation Lounge by Cheryl Morgan 07:00 Promo: The Gamma Quadrant Podcast 19:00 Main Fiction: Madonna of the Maquiladora by Gregory Frost 25:00 Narrators: J.J. Campanella


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Aural Delights No 130 John Kessel

Tue, 13 Apr 2010 18:46:25 +0000

Editorial: We Are Nominated For A Hugo by Tony C Smith 02:33 Short Fiction: Hong's Bluff by William F. Wu 27:00 Fact Article: Looking Back at SF History by Amy H. Sturgis 32:00 StarShipSofa Interrogations: John Kessel Main Fiction: Every Angel Is Terrifying by John Kessel 37:00 Fact Article: Transcriber Editorial by Diane Severson Narrators: Patrick Scott, Geoff Michelli


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Aural Delights No 126 Karen Joy Fowler

Tue, 23 Mar 2010 18:54:35 +0000

Editorial: The Interviews by Tony C Smith 02:33 Fact Article: Film Talk by Rod Barnett 05:00 Main Fiction: Always by Karen Joy Fowler 16:00 Narrator: Amy H Sturgis


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Aural Delights No 125 James Morrow

Wed, 17 Mar 2010 05:58:38 +0000

Editorial: Thank You by Tony C Smith 02:33 Fact Article: Science News by J.J. Campanella 05:00 Promo: Galactic Suburbia Main Fiction: Lady Witherspoon's Solution by James Morrow 24:00 Narrator: Peter Seaton-Clarke & Nicola Seaton Clarke


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Aural Delights No 124 Will McIntosh

Tue, 09 Mar 2010 11:11:07 +0000

Guest Editorial: Fanzines by Mur Lafferty 02:33 StarShipSofa Interrogations: Gene Wolfe 08:50 Main Fiction: Bridesicle by Will McIntosh 01:00:00 Fact Article: Observation Deck by Cheryl Morgan 01:47:00 Narrator: Amy H. Sturgis Bridesicle by Will McIntosh is a nominee for Nebula Best Short Story 2009


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Aural Delights No 122 Michael F. Flynn

Tue, 23 Feb 2010 09:08:40 +0000

Guest Editorial: The Hugo's by Lawrence Santoro 03:30 Fact Article: The Transcribe Project by Will Reese 21:00 Fact Article: Science News by J.J. Campanalla 38:00 Main Fiction: The Clapping Hands Of God by Michael F. Flynn 01:00:00 Fact Article: Film Talk by Rod Barnett 02:44:00 Narrator: Mike Boris Cover Art Brian Woods


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Aural Delights No 121 Paolo Bacigalupi

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 07:27:33 +0000

Guest Editorial: The Hugo's and Podcasts by Amy H Sturgis 01:00 Main Fiction: The Gambler by Paolo Bacigalupi 15:00 Fact Article: A Hugo For StarShipSofa by Matt Sanborn Smith Narrator: Geoff Michelli StarShipSofa For A Hugo: Related Articles and Info The Hugo's: I Want To Vote Hugo Award Nominee Recommendations Amy H. Sturgis Article John Scalzi's Whatever Hugo Recommendations Charlie Stross Hugo Recommendations Matt Sanborn [...]


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Aural Delights No 120 Gene Wolfe

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 16:59:20 +0000

Editorial: Valentine by Tony C Smith 01:00 SF Weekly News: Tony C Smith 09:20 Promo: Beware The Hairy Mango 13:30 Fact Article: Looking Back At SF History by Amy H Sturgis 15:20 Main Fiction: Pulp Cover by Gene Wolfe 31:15 Narrator: Mike Boris SF News Links for this week: RIP: William Tenn (Philip Klass) Neil Gaiman Confirms He's Written A Episode Of Doctor [...]


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Aural Delights No 119 John W Campbell Jr vs Nina Kiriki Hoffman

Tue, 02 Feb 2010 15:40:57 +0000

Editorial: StarShipSofa Interrogation by Tony C Smith SF Weekly News: Tony C Smith 09:20 Main Fiction: The Last Evolution by John W Campbell Jr 15:30 StarShipSofa Interrogation: Lucius Shepard 16:30 Main Fiction: Knotwork by Nina Kiriki Hoffman 01:12:00 Narrators: J.J. Campanella Christie Yant SF News Links: RIP: Kage Baker M. John Harrison reviews Plan for Chaos by John Wyndham Sir Terry Pratchett says [...]


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Aural Delights No 117 M. John Harrison + Ken Scholes

Tue, 19 Jan 2010 08:42:17 +0000

Fact Article: Transcribers by Robyn Bradshaw 03.20 Short Fiction: The Good Detective by M. John Harrison 12:45 Main Fiction: A Weeping Caza Beholds The Fallen Moon by Ken Scholes 20:15:00 Narrators: Crispy Tor.com Kage Baker emails can be sent to materkb@gmail.com. Letters, cards and anything, send directly to: Kage Baker 331 Stimson, Apt. B, Pismo Beach CA 93449


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Aural Delights No 116 Bruce Sterling

Tue, 12 Jan 2010 22:17:50 +0000

Fact Article: Meat Opera by Fred Himebaugh 03.30 Main Fiction: The Kiosk by Bruce Sterling 10:30 Fact Article: Film Talk by Rod Barnett 01:55:00 Narrators: Peter Cavell


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Aural Delights No 114 Jeff Carlson

Wed, 23 Dec 2009 01:03:57 +0000

Editorial by Tony C Smith Fact Article By JJ Campanella Main Fiction Intro by Jeff Carlson Main Fiction: A Lovely Little Christmas Fire by Jeff Carlson Art Cover by Tom Bevan


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Aural Delights No 113 Lawrence Santoro Pt 3

Tue, 15 Dec 2009 13:18:12 +0000

Editorial: by Tony C Smith 01:00 Fact Article: IPv4 by Simon Hildebrandt 01:20 Fact Article: The Box by Rod Barnett 04:20 Intro to Main Fiction: Lawrence Santoro Main Fiction: Lord Dickens's Declaration Pt3 by Lawrence Santoro 29:00 Fact: Wrap Up by Lawrence Santoro Narrators: Lawrence Santoro


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Aural Delights No 112 Lawrence Santoro Pt2

Wed, 09 Dec 2009 00:11:37 +0000

Editorial: by Tony C Smith 01:00 Poem: Safe in Their Cryogenic Chambers by Lyn C. A. Gardner 03:30 Fact Article: The Sofanaut Awards by Mark Bormann 05:20 Fact Article: Looking Back At SF History by Amy H Sturgis 09:20 Intro to Main Fiction: Lawrence Santoro 24:30 Main Fiction: Lord Dickens's Declaration Pt2 by Lawrence Santoro 29:00 Fact: Jeanne Update by Spider [...]


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Aural Delights No 111 Lawrence Santoro Pt 1

Wed, 02 Dec 2009 06:00:55 +0000

Lord Dickens’s Declaration is a novella by Lawrence Santoro which is an accompanying piece to StarShipSofa Stories Volume 1. Limited Edition Fundraiser Lord Dickens’s Declaration is available as an ebook for a limited time only and will no longer be available after December 31, 2009. All proceeds from this ebook are for the benefit of Spider and Jeanne [...]


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Aural Delights No 108 Michael Bishop

Tue, 10 Nov 2009 22:33:06 +0000

Editorial: by Tony C Smith 04:30 Poem: Pope Joan and the Cat by Samantha Henderson 09.15 Flash Fiction: Virtuoso by Gustavo Bondoni 12:00 Main Fiction: The Angst of God, I Kid You Not by Michael Bishop 17.30 New Titles 01:01:00 Narrators: Ray Sizemore, Annette Bowman Download a free audiobook of your choice today at audiblepodcast.com/sofa Time adds in show 00:00 and 15:00


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Aural Delights No 107 Jeremiah Tolbert

Wed, 04 Nov 2009 09:31:19 +0000

Editorial: by Tony C Smith 04:30 Poem: Heat by Samantha Henderson 09.15 Flash Fiction: Deracination by Nicola Chapman12:00 Main Fiction: Captain Blood's B00ty by Jeremiah Tolbert 17.30 Progress Report 6 by Larry Santoro New Titles 01:01:00 Narrators: Geoff Michelli, Annette Bowman


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Aural Delight 106 Tad Williams

Tue, 27 Oct 2009 23:33:32 +0000

Poem: Gingerbread by Constance Cooper 04:00 Short Story: Charles by Steve Rasnic Tem 05:00 Fact Article: Science News by JJ Campanella 26:00 Main Fiction: Child Of An Ancient City by Tad Williams 51:00 Cover Art: Steve Boehme Main Fiction now in the anthology: By Blood We Live Narrators: Julie Davis, Christie Yant, Peter Cavell


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Aural Delights No 104 Sean Williams

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 16:49:20 +0000

Poem: The Send-Off by Lyn C. A Gardner Fact: Talk by Amy H Sturgis Intro to Mines of Barnath by Sean Williams Main Fiction: A Map of the Mines of Barnath by Sean Williams Fact: Progress Report 4 by Lawrence Santoro New Titles: by Tony C Smith


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Aural Delights No 103 StarShipSofa Stories Volume 1

Wed, 07 Oct 2009 05:59:11 +0000

A chance to listen to all who put together StarShipSofa Stories Volume 1 Dee Cunniffe Josh Leuze Skeet Scienski Lawrence Santoro


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Aural Delights No 101 Spider Robinson

Tue, 22 Sep 2009 23:15:12 +0000

Editorial: StarShipSofa Stories and Beyond by Tony C Smith Fact: Progress Report 2 by Lawrence Santoro Fiction: Melancholy Elephants by Spider Robinson Advertisment: This podcast is brought to you by Audible.com. Download a free audiobook of your choice today at audiblepodcast.com/sofa Time adds in show 00:00 and 32:30


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StarShipSofa Aural Delights No 100

Wed, 16 Sep 2009 07:06:17 +0000

Intro by All! Editorial: We've Reached 100 by Tony C Smith Fiction: End Of Oil by Gwyneth Jones 14:00 Fiction: Bob The Dinosaur Goes To Disnyland by Joe R Lansdale 24:25 Fiction: Two Dreams On Trains by Elizabeth Bear 37:00 Fiction: Thought War by Paul McAuley 01:01:00 Fiction: Feast or Famine by Naomi Novik 01:27:00 Fiction: Billy In Dinosaur City by Terry [...]


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StarShipSofa Stories Volume 1 Cover Art Preview

Fri, 11 Sep 2009 08:33:50 +0000

StarShipSofa Stories Volume 1 is only a few days away from going on sale. Here's a sneak preview of the cover art, designed by Skeet. Skeet’s brief was to create a picture that would pay homage to the 50s SF pulp magazines. I think he's produced an amazing piece of work. Get ready for the 16th September when [...]



StarShipSofa Stories Volume 1 Cover Art Preview

Fri, 11 Sep 2009 04:33:50 +0000

StarShipSofa Stories Volume 1 is only a few days away from going on sale. Here's a sneak preview of the cover art, designed by Skeet. Skeet’s brief was to create a picture that would pay homage to the 50s SF pulp magazines. I think he's produced an amazing piece of work. Get ready for the 16th September when [...]



StarShipSofa Aural Delights No 99 Lawrence Watt Evans

Wed, 09 Sep 2009 07:42:20 +0000

Editorial: StarShipSofa Stories Line-up 02:00 Song: What Shall We Do With a Drunken Robot by Fred Himebaugh 16:13 Fact: Special Pleading by Cory Doctorow19:00 Main Fiction: Spirit Dump by Lawrence Watt Evans 39:00 Fact: SofaStream Update by Simon Hildebrandt 01:08:00 Fact: New Titles by Tony C Smith 01:10:00 Narrators: David Munger Paul Gaggige Winning Icon for SofaStream Advertisment: This podcast is brought to [...]


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Aural Delights No 97 Nancy Kress

Wed, 26 Aug 2009 02:00:07 +0000

Art: Alllie Poetry: Half-Way Home by G.O Clark 02:30 Fact: FilmTalk by Rod Barnett 32:25 Main Fiction: Flowers of Aulit Prison by Nancy Kress 22:30 Narrators: Amy H Sturgis Ray Sizmore Advertisment: This podcast is brought to you by Audible.com. Download a free audiobook of your choice today at audiblepodcast.com/sofa Time adds in show 00:00 and 29:30


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Aural Delights No 96 Ted Kosmatka

Wed, 19 Aug 2009 02:17:33 +0000

Editorial: Tony C Smith 09:00 The Sofastream: Simon Hildebrandt 10:00 Poetry: Journey To Kailash by Mike Allen 13:30 Flash Fiction. Elevator by Ahmed A. Khan 22:30 Fact: Science New by JJ Campanella 32:25 Main Fiction: Prophet of Flores by Ted Kosmatka 51:30 Fact: Proto Science Fiction Pt 3 by Amy H Sturgis 02:03:00 Narrators: Erin Hamilton, David Birkhead Kate Baker Advertisment: This podcast [...]


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Aural Delights No 95 Ken Scholes

Tue, 28 Jul 2009 07:36:27 +0000

Poetry: Strange Vegetables by G O Clark 07:30 Fact: Cheap Facts and the Plausible Premise by Cory Doctorow 08:40 Main Fiction: Into The Blank Where Life Is Hurled by Ken Scholes 18:30 Narrators: Ray Sizmore,Fred Himebaugh,Paul Caggegi Art Work: Ed Billisimo


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Aural Delights No 94 Jeffery Ford

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 03:52:47 +0000

Fact Article: Comic Book Outsiders Main Fiction: The Empire of Ice Cream by Jeffery Ford Narrator: Mike Boris


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Aural Delights No 92 Allen Steele

Tue, 07 Jul 2009 23:30:23 +0000

Poetry: Heat by Samantha Henderson Flash Fiction: The Boulton-Watt-Frankenstein Company by Fábio Fernandes 4:00 Fact: Writer Workshops by Terry Edge 09:45 Main Fiction: High Roller by Allen Steele. 26:30 Fact: Film Talk by Rod Barnett New Titles: Saturn's Children, Retribution Falls, Analog, Asimovs, Avilion, Consorts Of Heaven Narrators: Annette Bowman, Grant Stone, Julie Davis


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Aural Delights No 91 Jack Skillingstead

Tue, 30 Jun 2009 17:05:40 +0000

Poetry: Strip Search by Mike Allen Flash Fiction: A Hand and Honor by Brenda Cooper 04:00 Fact: Iron Dream Review by Fred Himmbaugh09:45 Main Fiction: Are You There by Jack Skillingstead 26:30 Fact: Proto SF Part 2 By Amy H Sturgis Narrators: David Munger, Kate Baker, Diane Severson


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Aural Delights No 90 Elizabeth Bear

Wed, 24 Jun 2009 05:22:20 +0000

Editorial: The Past by Tony C Smith 02:00 Poetry: Conjunctions by Neil Gaiman 06:30 Flash Fiction: A Friend In Need by Richard Johnson 10:10 Fact: Science News by JJ Campanella 18:00 Main Fiction: Shoggoths In Bloom by Elizabeth Bear 35:00 Fact: Mervyn Peake Part 1 by English Assassin Art: Tom Bevan Narrators: Mike Allen, Mark Nelson, Paul W. Campbell


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Aural Delights No 89 Matthew Sanborn Smith

Wed, 17 Jun 2009 04:14:01 +0000

Editorial: Forums by Tony C Smith 00:50 Flash Fiction: The Git by Jay Lake 04:00 Fact: Search Is Too Important To Leave To One Company - Even Google by Cory Doctorow 09:45 Fact: Mervyn Peake Part 1 by English Assassin 15:00 Main Fiction: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Diplomat by Matthew Sanborn Smith 26:30 Fact: Gunfight Intro by Jeff [...]


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Aural Delights No 88 Jeff Carlson

Wed, 10 Jun 2009 03:00:41 +0000

Editorial: Sofanauts by Tony C Smith 03:50 Poem: Unexpected by Samantha Henderson Flash Fiction: An Invitation via Email by Mike Allen 24:15 Fact: Film Talk by Rod Barnett 15:00 Main Fiction: Gunfight at by Jeff Carlson 50:00 Narrators: Mike Allen, Annette Bowman, Diane Severson Advertisment: This podcast is brought to you by Audible.com. Download a free audiobook of your choice today at audiblepodcast.com/sofa Time [...]


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Aural Delights No 87 Adam Troy Castro

Tue, 02 Jun 2009 23:00:14 +0000

Editorial: Sofanauts by Tony C Smith 03:50 New Titles: Zoe's Tale, Winterstrike, The Burning Skies, Asimovs, Analog, The Stranger Flash Fiction: Aliens by Rick Norwood Fact:  Fiction Crawler by Matthew Sanborn Smith15:00 Main Fiction: Of A Sweet Slow Dance in the Wake of Temporary Dogs by Adam Troy Castro 50:00 Fact: Look Back at Genre Fiction by Amy H Sturgis, Narrators: [...]


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Aural Delights No 86 Lavie Tidhar

Tue, 26 May 2009 16:42:45 +0000

Aural Delights No 86 Lavie Tidhar Poetry: E7 by Curtis Hilgenberg Fact Article: Extreme Geek by Cory Doctorow Main Fiction: Transylvanian Mission by Lavie Tidhar Fact Article: Survivors by The English Assassin Narrators: Julie Davis Paul Caggige JJ Campanella


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Aural Delights No 85 Jeremiah Tolbert

Tue, 19 May 2009 23:30:27 +0000

Aural Delights No 85 Jeremiah Tolbert Editorial: The Sofanauts by Tony C Smith 02:10 Fact: Comic Book Outsiders 03:12 Main Fiction: Culture Archivist by Jeremiah Tolbert 11:22 Fact: Science News by JJ Campanella 54:00 Narrators: Ray Sizemore


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Aural Delights No 84 David D. Levine

Wed, 13 May 2009 00:00:46 +0000

Aural Delights No 84 David D. Levine Editorial: The Sofanauts by Tony C Smith 00:10 Intro to Story: Lawrence Santoro 07:30 Flash Fiction: Then, Just a Dream by Lawerence Santoro New Titles: Book 3 Astropolis, Many Contain Traces of Magic, The Spy Who Haunted Me 28:00 Main Fiction: Titanium Mike Saves the Day by David D. Levine 31:22 Fact: When Harry [...]


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Aural Delights No 82 Michael Bishop

Wed, 29 Apr 2009 03:00:20 +0000

Aural Delights No 82 Michael Bishop Editorial: Michael Bishop by Tony C Smith Poetry: Jamie's Hair by Michael Bishop 02:00 Intro to Main Fiction: Michael Bishop Main Fiction: Vinegar Peace by Michael Bishop 07:41 Sofa Art Cover: Ed Bellisimo Narrators: Diane Severson, Dale Manley Vinegar Peace, or, The Wrong-Way Used-Adult Orphanage was been published in the July 2008 issue of Asimov' StarShipSofa narrates [...]


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Aural Delights No 81 Marc Laidlaw

Wed, 22 Apr 2009 03:00:27 +0000

Aural Delights No 81 Marc Laidlaw Editorial: J G Ballard Remembered by Tony C Smith 03:50 Poetry:  Black Holes Holed Their Breath by Mike Allen 06:50 Flash Fiction: Different by Julio Flávio Meirelles Marchini 09:10 Fact:  Book Review by The English Assassin 15:00 Short Fiction:  Not Fade Away by Spider Robinson 24:15 Fact: Graphic Novels Review by Stephen Aryan 43:27 Main Fiction: [...]


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Aural Delights No 80 James Lovegrove

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 04:00:22 +0000

Aural Delights No 80 James Lovegrove Editorial: Sofanauts by Tony C Smith 01:50 Poetry:  Epochs In Exile by Mike Allen & Charles Saplak 03:34 Fact:  Science News by Jim Campanella15:00 Main Fiction: Wings by James Lovegrove 36:15 Fact: Fiction Crawler by Matthew Sanborn Smith 01:14:00 Narrators:   Nicola Seaton-Clark Kate Baker Advertisement: This podcast is brought to you by Audible.com. Download a free [...]


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Aural Delights No 79 Karen Joy Fowler

Tue, 07 Apr 2009 23:54:12 +0000

Aural Delights No 79 Karen Joy Fowler Editorial: The Sofanauts: The New Show... coming soon! by Tony C Smith 02:50 Poetry:  Galaxy In A Matchbox by G O Clark 07:30 Fact: Hyperion II by Fred Himebaugh 08:30 Main Fiction: Standing Room Only by Karen Joy Fowler 22:35 Fact: The Machine Stops by Amy H Sturgis 54:00 New Titles: Madness Of Angels, [...]


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The Complete Nebula Best Short Story Nominees 2008

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 09:33:24 +0000

StarShipSofa delivers science fiction short stories from today best authors. This audio science fiction magazine podcast has played the very best of today's sf, fantasy and horror. Writers from Michael Moorcock, Joe Haldeman to Bruce Sterling and Ted Chiang have all been narrated and played on this podcast. This week StarShipSofa podcasts all Nebula Short [...]



The Complete Nebula Best Short Story Nominees 2008

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 05:33:24 +0000

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Aural Delights No 78 Nebula Nominee Gwyneth Jones

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 05:32:30 +0000

Aural Delights No 78 Nebula Nominee Gwyneth Jones Tomb Wife By Gwyneth Jones First Published:  F&SF Aug07 Narration: Mark Douglas Nelson Link to the Nebula Awards  site


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Aural Delights No 77 Nebula Nominee James Patrick Kelly

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 05:15:25 +0000

Aural Delights No 77 Nebula Nominee James Patrick Kelly Don't Stop By James Patrick Kelly First published: Asimov's, Jun07 Audible Narration: James Patrick Kelly Link to the Nebula Awards  site


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Aural Delights No 76 Nebula Nominee Nina Kiriki Hoffman

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 05:00:38 +0000

Aural Delights No 76 Nebula Nominee Nina Kiriki Hoffman Trophy Wives By Nina Kiriki Hoffman First Published: Fellowship Fantastic Narration: Julie Davis Link to the Nebula Awards  site


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Aural Delights No 75 Nebula Nominee Jeffrey Ford

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 04:45:09 +0000

Aural Delights No 75 Nebula Nominee Jeffrey Ford The Dreaming Wind by Jeffrey Ford First Published: The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales, ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, Viking, Jul07 Narration: Lawrence Santoro Link to the Nebula Awards  site


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Aural Delights No 74 Nebula Nominee Mike Allen

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 04:30:08 +0000

Aural Delights No 74 Nebula Nominee Mike Allen The Button Bin by Mike Allen First Published: Helix: A Speculative Fiction Quarterly, Oct07 Narration: Mike Allen Link to the Nebula Awards  site


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Aural Delights No 73 Nebula Nominee Ruth Nestvold

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 04:15:39 +0000

Aural Delights No 73 Nebula Nominee Ruth Nestvold Mars: A Traveler's Guide By Ruth Nestvold First Published F&SF, Jan08 Narration: Ray Sizemore Link to the Nebula Awards  site


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Aural Delights No 72 Nebula Nominee Kij Johnson

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 04:00:18 +0000

Aural Delights No 72 Nebula Nominee Kij Johnson 26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss By Kij Johnson First Published:  Asimov's, Jul08 Narration: Diane Severson Link to the Nebula Awards  site


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Aural Delights No 71 Gord Sellar

Wed, 25 Mar 2009 03:30:24 +0000

Science Fiction audio podcast. This episode features Lester Young and the Jupiter's Moons by Gord Sellar with comments by the author and Asimov's Sheila Williams, poetry by Bruce boston, fact articles by English Assassin and Rob Barnett


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StarShipSofa No 70 Kim Newman Pts 3 and 4

Thu, 19 Mar 2009 12:57:00 +0000

Aural Delights No 70 Kim Newman Part 3&4 Editorial: Friendship: How It Evolves by Tony C Smith 03:10 Poetry:  As Cold As War by Ann K Schwader 09:30 Main Fiction Serial: Serial Murders by Kim Newman Part 3 & 4 11:15   Fact: Science News by JJ Campanella 01:40:00 Promo: Ad Astral 01:56:00 Fact: Hyperion by Fred Himebaugh 01:57:00 Narrators:  Gareth Stack, Diane Severson  [...]


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Aural Delights No 70 Kim Newman Part 3 and 4

Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:20:50 +0000

Editorial: Updates by Tony C Smith 03:10 Poetry: If Cold Is A War by Ann K Schwader 09:30 Main Fiction Serial:Serial Murders by Kim Newman Part 3 & 4 11:15 Fact: Science News by JJ Campanella 01:40:00 Promo: Ad Astral 01:56:00 Fact: Hyperion by Fred Himebaugh 01:57:00 Narrators: Gareth Stack, Diane Severson



Aural Delights No 70 Kim Newman Part 3 and 4

Wed, 18 Mar 2009 11:20:50 +0000

Editorial: Updates by Tony C Smith 03:10 Poetry: If Cold Is A War by Ann K Schwader 09:30 Main Fiction Serial:Serial Murders by Kim Newman Part 3 & 4 11:15 Fact: Science News by JJ Campanella 01:40:00 Promo: Ad Astral 01:56:00 Fact: Hyperion by Fred Himebaugh 01:57:00 Narrators: Gareth Stack, Diane Severson


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Aural Delights No 69 Kim Newman Part 2 of 4

Fri, 13 Mar 2009 11:18:06 +0000

Editorial: Friendship: How It Evolves by Tony C Smith 03:10 Fact: Movie Talk Special Watchmen by Rob Barnett 10:40 Poetry Time Trapped  by Ann K Schwader 17:30 Fact:Movie Talk Special Watchmen by Jeremiah Tolbert 19:30 Flash FictionxXXxplores by Morgan Sterling 28:30 Fact: Emile Flygare-Caren by Amy H Sturgis 36:45 Main Fiction Serial Serial Murders Kim Newman Part 2 of 4 [...]


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Aural Delights No 68 Kim Newman

Sun, 01 Mar 2009 10:31:56 +0000

Editorial: Kindle the Savior of Book Publishing by Tony C Smith 00:10 Poetry:Angel Bites by Tim Pratt 15:30 Flash Fiction:Brothers and Sisters by Matthew Sanborn Smith 18:00 Fact: Sofa Art Cover by Skeet 24:00 Fiction: The House Beyond Your Sky by Benjamin Rosenbaum 32:00 Fact: Movie Talk by Rob Barnett 01:03:00 Main Fiction Serial:The Serial Murders Kim Newman Part [...]


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Aural Delights No 67 BSFA Nominee 2008 Paul McAuley

Fri, 27 Feb 2009 10:48:46 +0000

Little Lost Robot BSFA Story first Appeared In: Interzone (217) Narrator: Matthew Wayne Selznick


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Aural Delights No 66 BSFA Nominee 2008 Ted Chiang

Fri, 27 Feb 2009 10:42:33 +0000

Exhalation BSFA Narrator: Ray Sizemore First Appeared In: Eclipse Two


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Aural Delights No 65 Mary Rickert BSFA Nominee

Thu, 26 Feb 2009 18:51:00 +0000

Evidence of Love in a Case of Abandonment:One Daughter’s Personal Account BSFA FirstAppeared in: F&SFOct/Nov 2008 Narrator:Amy H Sturgis


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Aural Delights No 64 Ted Kosmatka

Wed, 25 Feb 2009 18:35:16 +0000

Aural Delights No 64 Ted Kosmatka Editorial: The Good the Bad and the Ugly by Tony C Smith 02:00 Poetry: Her Opals by Samantha Henderson 12:30 Flash Fiction: Where Credit Is Due by Edward M Lerner 14:39 Fact: Science News by JJ Campanella 24:20 Main Fiction: The Art of Alchemy by Ted Kosmatka 40:22 Fact: Kim Stanley Robinson by English Assassin [...]


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Aural Delights No 63 John Scalzi

Tue, 24 Feb 2009 18:41:44 +0000

Aural Delights No 63 John Scalzi Editorial: by Tony C Smith 01:42 Poem: Spot In Space by GO Clark 04:45 Flash: Jesus and the Cowboys by Jay Lake 07:00 Fact: Miles J Breuer by Amy H Sturgis 13:22 Main Fiction: After The Coup by John Scalzi 34:00 Narrators: John Scalzi, Jim Campanella, Julie Davis More great stories over at Tor.com [...]


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Aural Delights No 62 Double Bill Special Larry Santoro /Jeff Carlson

Wed, 04 Feb 2009 18:46:25 +0000

Aural Delights No 62 Double Bill Special Larry Santoro /Jeff Carlson Editorial: Sofanaut Awards Round Up by Tony C Smith 02:00 Fact: Blinded By The Light Part 2 by Jetse de Vries 06:22 Main Fiction: Long Eyes by Jeff Carlson 31:00 New Titles:Iain M Banks 01:24:30 Main Fiction: Some Stages Along the Way Toward Our Failure to Reach the Moon [...]


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Aural Delights No 61 Ken MacLeod

Wed, 28 Jan 2009 18:49:03 +0000

Aural Delights No 61 Ken MacLeod Editorial: The Sofa's Gadgets by Tony C Smith 02:50 Poem: Our Fallen Do Not Fall by Ann K Schwader, blog 20:20 Flash Fiction: The War At Home by Lewis Shiner 21:30 Fact: Science News by Jim Campanella 29:30 Main Fiction: Jesus Christ Reanimator by Ken MacLeod 47:00 Fact: The Sofa Art Cover by Skeet 01:16:00 New [...]


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Aural Delights No 60 Gene Wolfe

Thu, 22 Jan 2009 04:48:47 +0000

Editorial: Tony C Smith 02:40 Poem: On Any Given Midnight by Ann K Schwader , Blog 03:40 Beardie Book Review: Sean Keogh 06:00 Fact: Fiction Crawler 4 by Matt Sanborn Smith 18:15 Main Fiction: The Vampire Kiss by Gene Wolfe 29:35 Narrators: Diane Severson, Larry Santoro Advertisement:  This podcast is brought to you by Audible.com. Download a free audiobook of your choice [...]


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Aural Delights No 59 Gregory Frost

Wed, 14 Jan 2009 06:10:00 +0000

Aural Delights No 59 Gregory Frost Editorial: Tony C Smith 03:00 Poem: As If We Could Change Anything by G O Clark 08:45 Flash: Jonathan by Church H Tucker 11:20 Film Talk: Rod Barnett 15:40 Main Fiction: In The Sunken Museum by Gregory Frost 27:00 New Titles: Tony C Smith 01:08:00 Serial Part 3 of 3: Temptation by David Brin Contrary Brin [...]


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Aural Delights No 58 Ian Watson

Wed, 07 Jan 2009 06:18:27 +0000

Aural Delights No 58 Ian Watson Editorial: Tony C Smith 01:40 Poem: Again The Night by G O Clark 07:40 Fact: Early Utopia by Amy H Sturgis 11:15 Main Fiction: Looking Down On You by Ian Watson 28:35 Sofanuts Update: Mark Bormann 01:00:00 New Titles: Tony C Smith 01:04:00 Serial Part 2 of 3: Temptation by David Brin Contrary Brin 01:22:00 Narrators: Julie [...]


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Aural Delights No 57 Geoff Ryman/David Brin Double Bill Special!

Wed, 31 Dec 2008 06:21:11 +0000

Aural Delights No 57 Geoff Ryman/David Brin Double Bill Special! Poem: Fifty Cents by Mark Rich 02:22 Blinded By The Light: Part 1 Jetes de Vries 04:22 Fact: Science News by JJ Campanella 55:15 Main Fiction: Film-Makers of Mars by Geoff Ryman 13:44 Beardie Book Review: Sean Keogh 47:54 Serial Part1of 3: Temptation by David Brin Contrary Brin 01:18:00 Narrators: Julie Davis, [...]


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Aural Delights No 56 China Miéville

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 06:23:59 +0000

It's CHRISTMAS! And... to celebrate this fine time, the StarShipSofa has decked herself out in holly, tinsel and mistletoe. This week sees her Christmas Special and what better way to enjoy this festive season with some grand and festive stories, all accompanied by a great looking cove by science fiction artist Skeet Scienski. Editorial: Tony C Smith Flash [...]


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Aural Delights No 55 Ben Bova

Wed, 17 Dec 2008 13:27:29 +0000

Editorial: Tony C Smith 02:33 Poetry: How I will Outwit the Time Thieves by Mike Allen 07:30 Flash Fiction: Magician by Jeff VanderMeer 13:30 The Sofanauts Awards: by Mark Bormann 47:05 Main Fiction: Inspiration by Ben Bova 54:20 Narrators: Chrispy, Mark Nelson, Annette Bowman Advertisement:  This podcast is brought to you by Audible.com. Download a free audiobook of your choice today at audiblepodcast.com/sofa [...]


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Aural Delights No 54 Joan D Vinge

Wed, 10 Dec 2008 13:33:31 +0000

Aural Delights No 54 Joan D Vinge Editorial: Tony C Smith 02:10 Poetry: Light Across An Impossible Lake by Mark Rich 09:00 Flash Fiction: Hard Rain by Matthew Sanborn Smith 17:30 Fact: Arthur Gordon by Amy H Sturgis 16:30 The Sofanauts Awards: by Mark Bormann 30:15 Main Fiction: A View From A Height by Joan D Vinge 34:00 Narrators: Kate Baker, Julio [...]


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Aural Delights No 53 Ted Kosmatka

Wed, 03 Dec 2008 13:37:08 +0000

Aural Delights No 53 Ted Kosmatka Editorial: Tony C Smith 00:10 Poetry: An Eccentric In Orbit by Laurel Winter 06:00 Flash Fiction: Conspiracy Of Dentists by Jay Lake 07:30 Fact: Movie Talk by Rod Barnett 16:30 The Sofanauts Awards: by Mark Bormann 24:15 Main Fiction: Deadnauts by Ted Kosmatka 28:00 Narrators: Kate Baker, Diane Severson, Paul Caggie


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Aural Delights No 52 Michael Moorcock

Wed, 26 Nov 2008 13:40:30 +0000

Aural Delights No 52 Michael Moorcock Editorial: Tony C Smith 00:10 Poetry: Cabazon by Samantha Henderson 10:30 Flash Fiction: Godzilla's 12 Step Program by Joe R Lansdale 15:30 Fact: Science News by JJ Campanella 34:40 SF ART: StarShipSofa Art Cover No 1 by Skeet 52:15 Main Fiction: Portrait in Ivory by Michael Moorcock 58:22 Narrators: Julie Davis, Larry Santoro, Grant Stone Links: [...]


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Aural Delights No 51 Jeff VanderMeer

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:44:10 +0000

Aural Delights No 51 Jeff VanderMeer Poem: Fading Signals by Mikal Trimm 07:29 Flash Fiction: The Pilots by L. E. Modesitt Jr 11:22 New Titles: Charles Stross, Christopher Moore,  39:30 Main Fiction: The Third Bear by Jeff VanderMeer 48:50 Fact: Fiction Crawler No 3 Matthew Sanborn Smith 36:20 Narrators: Diane Serverson, Travis Kennedy, Mark Nelson Advertisement: This podcast is brought to you by [...]


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Aural Delights No 50 Paul di Filippo

Wed, 12 Nov 2008 13:49:40 +0000

Aural Delights No 50 Paul di Filippo Poem: Cinderella's Funeral by Samantha Henderson 02:46 Flash Fiction: Fork Bomb by Sebastian Cevery 05:30 Fact: Plot Part 2 Terry Edge 08:55 Article: SF Signal by John DeNardo 22:20 Main Fiction: Escape From New Austin by Paul di Filppo27:29 Narrators:  Amy H Sturgis Ray Sizemore Julie Davis


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Aural Delights No 49 Gene Wolfe

Thu, 06 Nov 2008 13:53:03 +0000

Aural Delights No 49 Gene Wolfe Poetry: Hungry by Samantha Henderson 2:23 Flash Fiction: Tech Support by Ross E Lockhart 14:00 Fact: SF Is The Only Literature On The Internet People Care To Steal by Cory Doctorow 20:15 Audio Play:  The Tree Is My Hat by Gene Wolfe and Lawrence Santoro 33:00 Narrators:  Julie Davis, Paul Caggie,  Dale Manley


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Aural Delights No 48 Gord Seller

Wed, 05 Nov 2008 13:55:11 +0000

Aural Delights No 48 Gord Seller Poem: Clockmakers Wife by Mikal Trimm 03:55 Flash Fiction: UFO by A Bertram Chandler 05:33 Book Review: Sean Keogh: 20:24 Fact: Arkham House Sample by Amy H Sturgis 27:30 Main Fiction: Dhuluma by Gord Seller 44:15 Narrators:  Diane Serverson, David Munger Dale Manly


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Aural Delights No 47 F Paul Wilson

Wed, 22 Oct 2008 15:00:08 +0000

Aural Delights No 47 F Paul Wilson Poem: King's Men by Samantha Henderson 2:00 Flash Fiction: Captain Ordinary by Terry Bisson 05:11 Review: Assam and Darjeeling review by Julie Davis 16:29 New Titles:  Sean Williams Gavin Smith  20:50:40 Fact: Science News October by JJ Campanella 27:20 Main Fiction: Faces by F Paul Wilson 45:00 Narrators:  Diane Severson, Paul Caggie, David Lamb


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Aural Delights No 46 Larry Santoro

Wed, 15 Oct 2008 16:49:50 +0000

Aural Delights No 46 Larry Santoro Poem: Red Shifted Star by David Kopaska-Merkel 4:00 Flash Fiction: Faerie Husbandry by Church H Tucker 04:11 New Titles:  Ben Bova, Vernor Vinge, Kelly Armstrong, Ian Irvine 16:40 Fact: Julie Davis Reviews JJ Campanella 12:00 Main Fiction: Little Girl Down The Way by Lawrence Santoro 30:00 Narrators: Dale Manley, Julie Davis Larry Santoro


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Aural Delights No 45 Paolo Bacigalupi

Wed, 08 Oct 2008 18:22:56 +0000

Aural Delights No 45 Paolo Bacigalupi Flash Fiction: Reality 2.0 By Ian Creasy 4:00 Shimmer Interview Flash Fiction: I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Mack Reynolds 09:40 Fact: Fiction Crawler No 2 by Matt Sanborn Smith 24:20 Main Fiction: Pump Six by  Paolo Bacigalupia 34:00 Narrators: MCL, Lawrence Santoro, Grant Stone Links to The Fiction Crawler No 2 Old Tingo's Penis by [...]


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