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In episode 78 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester asks our irregulars to chat about Visions of the Future.

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In episode 77 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with the editor of Angry Robot Books, Lee A. Harris.

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The fall TV Schedule is beginning and the lineup includes returning shows, new shows and those guilty pleasures we hate to admit we love to watch. Let’s take a look at the genre shows that are upcoming, and some of the non-genre shows that I, for one, love to watch.

All times are for Eastern Timezone.

Monday Nights

Castle (ABC) 10 PM Sept 19th.

Who doesn’t love the combination of Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic as author Rick Castle and Detective Kate Beckett? Plus, it really is fun to watch for nods & easter eggs from Fillion to his genre fans.

[NEW!] Terra Nova (FOX) 8 PM Sept 26th.

Terr Nova follows an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149, the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped and overcrowded, with the majority of plant and animal life extinct. The future of mankind is in jeopardy, and its only hope for survival is in the distant past.

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In episode 76 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with Brent Weeks. His Best-Selling Novel, The Black Prism, is now available in paperback. Brent also shares some exclusive information and details appearances and conventions he will be attending through the end of the year.

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What’s on your Kindle?

I already shared with you my book haul from WorldCon, but I thought I might also share what I’ve got on my Kindle…

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In episode 75 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester asks our panelists to chat about Novellas: Do you read novellas? What are some examples of novellas you have enjoyed and why? What makes a good novella in your mind? Where do you find novellas (bookstores, websites, magazines, podcasts)?

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My WorldCon Book Haul

I know it’s a little late, but I wanted to share with you the books I brought back with me from WorldCon in Reno (an inevitability at any con with a decent dealer’s room).

The list includes a lot of stuff from smaller presses including Apex and Absolute Xpress – here we go…

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In episode 74 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with Lauren Beukes. She has two books out right now from Angry Robot: Moxyland and Zoo City, which won the 2011 Arthur C. Clarke Award, was short-listed for the 2010 BSFA Award for best novel, and has been nominated for the World Fantasy award for best novel.

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In episode 73 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with The Science Comedian Brian Malow.

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In episode 72 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester asks our irregulars: What themes are under-explored in Science Fiction and Fantasy?

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In episode 71 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with multi-award winning author William Gibson.

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In episode 70 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester asks our irregulars: Do you listen to podcasts? Which ones, and do you listen to fiction podcasts?

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In episode 69 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Denardo chat with multi-award winning editor and reviewer Gary K. Wolfe.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 068): ReaderCon Recap

In episode 68 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester asks our irregulars who attended ReaderCon to give us the highlights from the convention.

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In episode 67 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with multi-award winning editor and author Ellen Kushner whose Welcome To Bordertown anthology, is currently in bookstores.

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Torchwood is back, and this time, the much reduced team (Only Gwen and Jack are still around), find themselves being pulled into a new world-wide mystery as Miracle Day comes, and no one can die.

WARNING: Spoilers after the cut!

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In episode 66 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester asks the panel to discuss Science Fiction and Fantasy Conventions – which to attend, why, and what’s the etiquette when approaching your favorite author.

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In episode 65 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester sits down with Tracy Hickman, Author of Dragonlance, Darksword and Sovereign Stone.

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Come Join the Drink and Draw! (A Twitter Event and More)

Over on the FunctionalNerds.com, Booze Nerd Andy Romine and Art Nerd Galen Dara are putting on a Functional Nerds Drink & Draw party!

Functional Nerds twitter event: Drink & Draw!

When: The evening of Friday July 15th.

Where: tweeting from a computer/mobile device near you.

What’s a Drink & Draw?

Drink • and • Draw: verb.

  1. Take a swig of the beverage of your choice.
  2. Start making marks.
  3. Repeat.

Drink & Draw! It’s as simple as that. It happens spontaneously all the time around the world without much forethought or planning at all; artists and non-artists alike with their drinks in one hand and a pencil nub in the other, doodling on a cocktail napkin…

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In episode 64 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester and the panel discuss: 2011 is half over – which books, movies and tv shows lived up to the hype and are noteworthy and which have missed the mark? What did you love, what did you hate and why?

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