The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 203): 2013 Live Worldcon Interview with Editor Laureen Hudson from Hunt Press
The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 202): 2013 Live WorldCon Panel with the Editors of Glitter and Mayhem
In episode 202 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester welcomes Lynne M. Thomas (2013 Hugo Award winner – Best Fancast), Michael Damian Thomas (2013 Hugo Award Nominee – Semi-Prozine – APEX Magazine, and John Kilma (Hugo Award Winner – Electric Velocipede 2009) to discuss the genesis and journey of the Glitter & Mayhem (APEX Books) anthology from conception to publication launch party at Worldcon in San Antonio, Texas.
About Jason: Jason M. Hough (pronounced ‘Huff’) is a former 3D Artist and Game Designer (Metal Fatigue, Aliens vs. Predator: Extinction, and many others). Writing fiction became a hobby for him in 2007 and quickly turned into an obsession. He started writing THE DARWIN ELEVATOR in 2008 as a Nanowrimo project, and kept refining the manuscript until 2011 when it sold to Del Rey along with a contract for two sequels. The book released on July 30th in the US and reached the New York Times Bestseller list the following week.
The trilogy, collectively called THE DIRE EARTH CYCLE, will be released in the summer of 2013.
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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 199): Interview with Tom Merritt, Co-Host of the Sword And Laser Podcast
And so it was that, during the brutal heatwave of July 2013, Fred Kiesche, John Stevens, and Jeff Patterson did re-convene to swelter and bemoan the state of things. Thrill as they endure cicadas and noisy fans! Listen to them discuss Readercon, the irrelevance of poorly-researched reviews, comic books, noir, specious definitions of the “canon,” and other sundry subjects. It’s like visiting three cranky uncles in a run down retirement home…
The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 196): Stephen Haffner and Daniel Haight on Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
In episode 194 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with Author Michael J. Martinez, author of The Daedalus Incident.
Michael is a husband, father and writer living the dream in the Garden State. He has spent nearly 20 years as a professional writer and journalist, including stints at The Associated Press and ABCNEWS.com. After telling other people’s stories for the bulk of his career, he is happy that he can now be telling a few of his own creations. He is also a member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. When not being a husband, parent or writer, Michael enjoys beer and homebrewing, cooking and eating, the outdoors and travel. If you’re curious about their travels, his wife does a far better job of describing their adventures, so check out her blog at katrinawoznicki.com.
The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 193): Three Hoarsemen Cometh! A Discussion of Iain M. Banks and Paper vs. Electronic Reading
In the long and storied history of the SF Signal Podcast, never had the powers-that-be deigned it safe to allow John H. Stevens, Fred Kiesche, and Jeff Patterson to appear on the same panel discussion. “It would be like crossing the streams,” they said. “Violent weather would sweep the land, and cicadas emerge from the depths!”
In this inaugural episode of The Three Hoarsemen we discuss Iain M. Banks, how our book format preferences dictate our reading (and buying) habits, and recommend some books and stories we’ve recently enjoyed.
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In episode 185 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester assembles a panel to discuss how they came to be fans of speculative fiction.
Topic: Why you became a fan of speculative fiction.
What was the defining moment for you? What sparked that passion for you? Do you still feel it as strongly today? What keeps the passion going?
Listeners: tell us your answers in the comments!