Machine Readable
Podcast Host: Nick Taylor, Mark Mullis
Podcast Owner: machinereadable
Podcast Location: Colorado
Website: http://www.aldmachine.org/
Episodes: 24
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Machine Readable is a geek culture podcast covering sci-fi, fantasy, and comics in all forms of media. Join Mark Mullis, Nick Taylor, and a rotating cast of guests as we discuss things like which Star Trek films to watch to the latest Nebula and Hugo winners. We've also interviewed authors such as Vernor Vinge, Connie Willis, and Glen Cook!

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Listen via iTunes Listen via webIn this interview, Nick and Jason sit down with horror author and academic extraordinaire Stephen Graham Jones. When Nick isn't nerding out with him about comics like Locke and Key, the Boulder creative writing professor talks about the direction in which horror is mo

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Listen via iTunesListen via webIn this interview, we catch up with James Van Pelt at MileHiCon. We speak with him about the business of writing science fiction anthologies and writing young adult material. We gain some insight into his characters and their "capacity for surprise and cynicism." He al

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Listen via iTunes Listen via web We interview Dani and Eyton Kollin, two brothers who collaborate to write socially and politically charged science fiction. They weave us a story about the pronunciation of their names and the direction of their Unincorporated series. And we are of course

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Listen via iTunes Listen via web We speak with Eric James Stone about his Nebula Award-winning "That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made." The talented writer tells us a bit about where the story came from, the excitment of winning a major award in the field, and the difficulty of striking a balance bet

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Listen via iTunesListen via webIn our interview with John Stith, we speak with him about a web series based on Nick Naught, a private detective from a dystopian world. He tells us about a prequel graphic novel will give fans an idea of what to expect from the web series. Finally, we get an idea of w

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Listen via iTunesListen via webWe interview the prolific fantasy writer Glen Cook. He tells us about the newest book in the Dread Empire series, A Path to Coldness of Heart. We find out about what led to a 25 year gap between the previous book and this, the conclusion of the Dread Empire series. Mr.

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Listen via iTunesListen via webWe sit down with Greeley, Colorado resident Connie Willis. She is best known for her Oxford Time Travel books, science fiction stories that interweave extensive history research and deep characterization. In this interview, she talks about her recent Hugo award-winning

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Listen via iTunesListen via webIn this interview, Carol Berg schools us in proper pronunciation, gives us some insight into cover art for books, and teaches us just how one might put a brooding necromancer into a mystery world. Extra points for an extremely poignant description of her Collegia Magic

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Listen via iTunesListen via webScience fiction short story writer Alastair Mayer takes time out of his busy convention schedule to sit down and talk to us about why Larry Niven credits him for saving civilization, how he was nearly an astronaut in the Canadian Space Program, and how his stories are

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Listen via iTunesListen via webIn this interview, we sit down with the ever modest and quite possibly the most personable guy in science fiction Gardner Dozois. Mr. Dozois regales us with stories about relics of the past such as "paper" and "typewriters" while giving us some insight into his writing

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