Episode 6: A Song of Thanksgiving and Sound Problems

November 20th, 2011

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This Very Special Episode of the SF Squeecast was recorded with Squeecast regulars Catherynne M. Valente, Elizabeth Bear, Lynne M. Thomas, Seanan McGuire, and Paul Cornell with Very Special Guest George R.R. Martin!!!

In this episode we talked about:

We also asked George our silly questions.

Unfortunately, all of this frenzy of activity, with George joining us via telephone and the rest of us over the web, means that you might have a little trouble hearing what’s going on from time to time. We kinda strained our internet connection. A bit.

We are REALLY VERY SORRY, but it could not be helped. We did try.

That being said, we had a lovely time chatting with George, and we do think that this was totally worth some minor sound hiccups.

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 Carole Brown, 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.

 

 

Episode 5: Halloween!

October 27th, 2011

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This Very Special Halloween Episode of the SF Squeecast was recorded with Squeecast regulars Catherynne M. Valente, Elizabeth Bear, Lynne M. Thomas, and Seanan McGuire. Paul Cornell, alas, was unable to make it, but Jim C. Hines bravely stepped in and did his best to fill the breach.

There was candy corn! And pumpkins! And the Best Video Game Ever!

In this episode we talked about:

We also asked Jim 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 Carole Brown, 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.

 

Episode 4: SFSqueecast LIVE at CONvergence!

October 2nd, 2011

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ETA: This episode has now been corrected. Let’s give it another try, shall we?

This episode of the SF Squeecast was recorded LIVE at CONvergence, on 7/3/2011, where Catherynne M. Valente, Lynne M. Thomas and Seanan McGuire were Guests of Honor, and Elizabeth Bear Skyped in. Paul Cornell, alas, was moving house and without internet access, and he totally missed out on us being live! In person! with an audience! that you can hear! They even applaud and laugh at our jokes…

In this episode we talked about:

We also took some audience 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 Carole Brown, 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. Extra special thanks to Matt Ledder, who was our on-site audio engineer, the entire CONvergence Crew, and Steve Manfred for furnishing internet access on the fly. <3

Technical difficulties: Please stay tuned

October 1st, 2011

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We have been notified that there are some significant audio issues on Episode 4. We’re taking it down for the moment, and will have it back up, cleaned up, as soon as possible.

Thanks for your understanding. Stay tuned!

Episode 3: Full Disclosure

August 27th, 2011

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Welcome to Episode 3. We’re calling this “Full Disclosure” since we keep having to disclose that we know some of the people whose works we’re discussing.  It happens. *shrug*

In this episode we talked about:

  • Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal (shared by Lynne M. Thomas)
  • Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor (shared by Elizabeth Bear)
  • Asimov’s Science Fiction (shared by Paul Cornell)
  • “Invisible Cup of Tea” on the state of online magazines and advice for aspiring writers
  • Hadestown by Anais Mitchell (shared by Catherynne M. Valente)
  • Question time with Carole Brown, our Technical Producer…

Enjoy!

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 Carole Brown, 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.

 

A note on audio quality: Yes, we know. We are working on it. Please bear with us as we figure out this whole “podcasting” thing. :-)

Episode 2: Dystopia A-Go-Go

July 27th, 2011

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We hope you enjoy this vaguely dystopian/post-apocalyptically themed episode, recorded on 2/2/2011. In addition to launching a new segment, the “Invisible Cup of Tea,” we talked about:

(Sadly, Catherynne M. Valente is not in Episode 2 because she experienced a power outage during the recording.)

There may also be a dirty limerick with SALTY LANGUAGE. You have been warned!

Enjoy!

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

Additional credits: Special thanks to our webmaster, Dmitri Zagidulin, our technical producer Carole Brown, 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.

Episode One: And so we begin…

June 29th, 2011

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Welcome to our first episode!

In this episode, originally recorded on January 2, 2011 (yes, we’ve been working on this for that long), we discussed:

Unstoppable [imdb], selected by Elizabeth Bear

A Dream of Wessex by Christopher Priest, selected by Paul Cornell [Christopher’s website]

The Middleman, [imdb] selected by Seanan McGuire

Yarn, by Jon Armstrong, selected by Catherynne M. Valente [Jon’s website]

…and Lynne M. Thomas answered our silly questions.

Feel free to comment and tell us what you think!

Enjoy!

Episode One (mp3) (Click to listen, or right-click to download)

Additional credits: Special thanks to our webmaster, Dmitri Zagidulin, our technical producer Carole Brown, 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.