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Episode 13: Of Snickerdoodles, Melting Wombats, Oubliettes, and Mother Pussbuckets.


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Welcome to the June Episode of the SF Squeecast! Episode 13 is called “Of Snickerdoodles, Melting Wombats, Oubliettes, and Mother Pussbuckets.” This episode brought together Squeecast regulars Lynne M. Thomas, Elizabeth Bear, and Seanan McGuire, with our Very Special Guest Sarah Rees Brennan!

In this episode we talked about:

  • The works of Barbara Hambly, with emphasis on the Winterlands trilogy (shared by Elizabeth Bear)
  • God’s War by Kameron Hurley (shared by Lynne M. Thomas)
  • Fictional Live Burials from Poe to Victoria Holt (shared by Sarah Rees Brennan)
  • The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (shared by Seanan McGuire)

Sarah also answered our silly questions.

Click here to listen, press play below, or right-click to download the episode (mp3)

Additional credits: Special thanks to our webmaster, Dmitri Zagidulin, our technical producer David McHone-Chase, Jeff Bohnhoff at Mystic Fig Studios for the instrumentals of music by Seanan McGuire, Katy Shuttleworth, who made our ROCKING logo, and Michael D. Thomas for general administrative support.

4 Responses to “Episode 13: Of Snickerdoodles, Melting Wombats, Oubliettes, and Mother Pussbuckets.”

  1. Lianne Says:

    Just listening to this episode, and there was talk about smallpox in misters at Disney. A variation of this was actually done in a book. Yep, in a Tom Clancy novel, in fact. In Rainbow Six, the eco-terrrorist group decides to wipe out almost the entire human race to save the planet, and they bio-engineer a robust version of ebola, and their first step is to plant it in the misters at the marathon/closing ceremonies of the Sydney Olympics. That way, everyone gets exposed, and are on their way home to places all around the globe before they ever show symptoms.

    I’d say ‘shame on you’ to Seanan at least for not knowing about this, but it is a Tom Clancy monster tome, after all.

  2. lynnethomas Says:

    One thing we’re learning on the podcast is that it’s not possible for all of us to have read everything. I guess this is proof, but you’d have to ask Seanan. :-)

  3. NotACat Says:

    I have a great and abiding love of Barbara Hambly’s Darwath books ever since The Walls of Air hooked me on fantasy: up until then I had mostly been reading Sci-Fi (I read all of E.E. “Doc” Smith before my teens) and Thrillers (likewise Alistair McLean) and this opened up a whole new avenue for burying myself in a story to blot out the world.

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