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Felicia Day Issues a Geek Call to Arms

August 12th, 2013

In Episode 91 of my book podcast we interview Felicia Day and discuss the geekiest YouTube videos.

Alpha Workshop Readings 2013

July 9th, 2013

If you’re in the Pittsburgh area, come out and see me at Barnes & Noble on July 14th & 17th. You’ll also have a chance to meet authors Tamora Pierce, Scott Westerfeld, and Justine Larbalestier.

The Shining Girls Is The Time Traveler’s Wife, Plus Stabbing

July 2nd, 2013

Episode 89 of my book podcast is up now at! In this show we interview Lauren Beukes and talk psycho killers with guest geek Ross Lockhart.

Humans May Become Tentacled Monsters, and That’s OK

June 15th, 2013

Episode 88 of my book podcast is up now at! In this show we interview Annalee Newitz, editor of io9, and discuss rationalism in science fiction with guest geek Julia Galef.

Alaya Dawn Johnson’s The Summer Prince Blends Human Sacrifice, Samba

June 1st, 2013

Episode 87 of my book podcast is up now on! In this show we interview Alaya Dawn Johnson and discuss Star Trek Into Darkness with guest geeks E.C. Myers and Emily Asher-Perrin.

Penguin Bets Big That The 5th Wave Will Be the Next Hunger Games

May 18th, 2013

Episode 86 of my sci-fi podcast is up now at! In this show we interview Rick Yancey, author of The 5th Wave, and discuss science fiction podcasting with Mur Lafferty.

Horror Writer Joe Hill Goofs on His Dad Stephen King in NOS4A2

May 5th, 2013

Episode 85 of my sci-fi podcast is up now at! In this show we interview horror writer Joe Hill and talk recent horror movies with Wattpad sensation Brittany Geragotelis.

Austin Grossman Hopes You Will Reveal the Truth About the Game Industry

April 17th, 2013

Episode 84 of my sci-fi podcast is now up at! In this show we talk video games with Austin Grossman (writer on Dishonored) and Ted Kosmatka (writer at Valve).

Hugh Howey Goes From Bookstore Clerk to Self-Publishing Superstar

April 4th, 2013

In Episode 83 of my science fiction podcast we interview self-publishing phenomenon Hugh Howey and discuss the pros and cons of self-publishing with guest geek Tobias Buckell.

Robert J. Sawyer to Adapt His Novel Triggers for the Big Screen

March 26th, 2013

Episode 82 of my science fiction podcast is now up at In this show we interview Canadian science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer. Then stick around after the interview as guest geek Matt London joins us to discuss the controversy surrounding Games Workshop trademarking the term “space marine.”