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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 252): Let’s Talk About Space Opera

In episode 252 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester and Jaym Gates, welcome Jason Batt, Tansy Raynor Roberts, Daniel Abraham, Stephen Hood and Derek Kunsken to discuss:

Hollywood gold or disaster, Space Opera has inspired millions with a love of adventure, the wide open spaces between the stars, and impossible civilizations. But it also has a lot to say about human resilience, and the social and political ramifications of other species.


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Patrick Hester is a writer, blogger, podcasting dude, Denver transplant and all around Functional Nerd. Don't hate him cuz he has a cool hat.

4 Comments on The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 252): Let’s Talk About Space Opera

  1. Peter F. Hamilton. You know what the F. stands for.

  2. Glad to know I’m not the only one who has a special spot in their personal cheese factory for ICE PIRATES.

    Also, nice to see the love for FarScape.

    • Yeah, so do I.(in re Ice Pirates)

      As far as the romance of SF…I think there is a perception that “SF needs to grow up”, and jettison things like Space Opera in favor of that horrid Mundane SF movement.

      To hell with that, thankyouverymuch

  3. Speaking of Mike Kaluta’s Starstruck comic, it’s beautiful, but I just don’t understand it. Some of it’s online. Maybe I should just buy it and sit down with it.

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