Today, we spread the love for the gizmos, the gadgets, the weapons, and the stylings of two of our favorite souped-up monster machines. Re-live the explosions and the cheese the way only the 1980's could bring them to us!
Today, we talk about Roger Zelazny's Hugo Award-winning novel, Lord of Light, first published in 1967. There are many levels to this book, and we try to hit most of them.
As mentioned in the pre-show thread, Joe has been having problems with the science fiction classics, and the latest masterpiece he wasn't impressed with is Robert Heinlein's Stranger In A Strange Land.
As was discussed earlier, I have had problems over the years trying to understand why there was so much hype about Dan Simmons' Hyperion being such an outstanding novel, so I figured that'd be a good topic for a first show.
Give a listen to our Intro Show, and keep an eye open on the website for an open thread to discuss the topic of the upcoming Show #1. I’d also like to send a special thanks to Joel Veitch and his band, 7 Seconds of Love, for allowing us to to use Flip Out Like [...]
Feature Discussion: Dave, Brian and Jen discuss the 1982 Ursula K. Le Guin classic Earthsea series. While they touch on all the books in the original trilogy and Tehanu, they primarily talk about the first novel, A Wizard of Earthsea.
The Ninjas discuss the 1951 classic scifi feature, The Day The Earth Stood Still. Once again, the Ninjas disagree. Both David and Joe were disappointed and displeased with the story, leaving Summer alone to defend it's merits. She also adds a little bit more historical perspective, in terms of it be
The Ninjas discuss Frederick Pohl's award-winning novel Gateway. Published in 1977, it won the Hugo Award in 1977, and the Nebula and John C. Campbell awards in 1978.
We have a special treat for you KAMN listeners -- Steven Gould joins us to talk a little bit more about "Jumper", his first novel and a recent Ninjas discussion feature.
The Ninjas discuss the The Omega Man, the 1971 movie adaptation of Richard Matheson's classic "I Am Legend", starring Charlton Heston, Rosalind Cash and Anthony Zerbe. Doing a separate show on "I Am Legend" is a definite possibility for a future KAMN show.