Category Archives: Podcast

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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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 251): An Interview with Aaron Michael Ritchey

In episode 251 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with author, Aaron Michael Ritchey live from the 2014 Pikes Peak Writers Conference.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 250): A Conversation With Chuck Wendig and Gail Carriger Live From The Pikes Peak Writers Conference

In episode 250 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Gail Carriger, and Chuck Wendig discuss writing, conventions, the genre fiction bubble and more.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 249): An Interview with Carol Berg

In episode 249 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with author, Carol Berg live from the 2014 Pikes Peak Writers Conference.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 248): Comics, Games, Bad Book Habits, Historical Accuracy in Fantasy and A Book That Turned Out To Be Unexpected

In episode 248 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Sarah Chorn, Paul Weimer, Fred Kiesche, Django Wexler, and Jeff Patterson, discuss a grab-bag of topics.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 247): Diversity in Genre Panel Live from PPWC2014 With Carol Berg, Jim C. Hines, Chuck Wendig and Amy Boggs

In episode 247 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Carol Berg, Jim C. Hines, Chuck Wendig, and Amy Boggs, discuss Diversity in Genre Fiction.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 246): Interview with Jim C. Hines

In episode 246 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with author, Jim C. Hines live from the 2014 Pikes Peak Writers Conference.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 245): Interview with Matt Rotundo

In episode 245 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with science fiction and fantasy author Matthew S. Rotundo.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 244): Interview with Delilah S. Dawson

In episode 244 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with author, Delilah S. Dawson.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 243): Interview with Daniel Price

In episode 243 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with Daniel Price, author of Flight of The Silvers.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 242): Military SciFi Part 3 – The Irregulars Weigh In

In episode 242 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Fred Kiesche, Gail Carriger, AJ Sikes, Django Wexler, and Jeff Patterson, discuss Military Science Fiction.

Questions asked include:

  • What makes up a good story for you?
  • What are some examples of your favorite books and authors?
  • What clicks with you as a reader?
  • What doesn’t click with you?
  • What would you like to see more of from the genre?
  • What would you like to see less of?
  • Bonus: Have you served and if so, do you read Military SciFi more critically because of your personal knowledge?

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 241): Interview with Michael J. Sullivan

In episode 241 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with Michael J. Sullivan, author of The Riyria Revelations, The Riyria Chronicles, and his latest novel, Hollow World.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 240): The Most Accessible SciFi Novel For A New Genre Reader

In episode 240 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Sarah Chorn, Paul Weimer, Kristin Centorcelli, and Jeff Patterson, discuss the most accessible Science Fiction Novels they know for someone just coming into genre fiction.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 239): Interview with SFWA Grand Master Joe Haldeman

In episode 239 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with Multi-Award winning author, and SFWA Grand Master, Joe Haldeman.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 238): SuperStar Military Scifi Panel with Jack Campbell, Karen Lord, Jay Posey, Kameron Hurley, Charles E. Gannon and Jaym Gates

In episode 238 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Jack Campbell, Karen Lord, Jay Posey, Kameron Hurley, Charles E. Gannon, and Jaym Gates, discuss Military Science Fiction.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 237): An Interview with Jeff VanderMeer, Author of the THE SOUTHERN REACH TRILOGY

In episode 237 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with Jeff VanderMeer, author of The Southern Reach Trilogy: Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 236): SuperStar Military Scifi Panel Discussion with Karin Lowachee, Richard Dansky, Jaym Gates and Myke Cole

In episode 236 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Karin Lowachee, Richard Dansky, Jaym Gates, and Myke Cole discuss Military Science Fiction.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 235): Characters Who Died, And We Want Them Back Again

In episode 235 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Django Wexler, Lisa Paitz Spindler, and Jeff Patterson discuss characters from books, movies and television, who died – and why we’d like to see them come back again.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 234): Django Wexler, Cat Rambo, Jason Hough and Kevin Hearne Discuss The Popularity of Science Fiction and Fantasy

In episode 234 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Django Wexler, Cat Rambo, Jason Hough, and Kevin Hearne discuss how the popularity of science fiction and fantasy, varies based on the medium – and how they’ve flipped over time.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 233): Live From WorldCon with Rebecca Roland

In episode 233 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with Rebecca Roland Author of Shards of History, and The King of Ash and Bones, and Other Stories.

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