Mar 20, 2023
In this episode, I interview Donna Barba Higuera, author of the Newbery winning sci-fi novel, The Last Cuentista (which I've previously recommended).
Donna's book recommendation: Reclaim the Stars, edited by Zoraida Córdova
Mar 6, 2023
In this episode, I take one more look at children's science fiction by surveying the winners of the prestigious Newbery Medal.
Book recommendation: The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera
Other books discussed:
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien
The Giver by...
Feb 20, 2023
In this episode, I explore sci-fi works that focus on the idea of the multiverse.
Prospective book recommendation (I'm putting it on my own list): The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
PBS Space Time on the many worlds interpretation
Other works discussed:
The Number of the Beast by Robert Heinlein
Feb 6, 2023
In this episode, I give an overview of recent action movies in the sci-fi genre.
Movie recommendation: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Other movies discussed:
Jan 23, 2023
In this episode, I bring back my cohost Greg for a conversion about how science fiction has shaped video games, and vice versa.
Classic game recommendation: Chrono Trigger