Friday, January 27, 2006

Episode 3.5: Audioblog/Reviews of Collections/Novel Progress

PodcasterCon round-up. LLD news. Chinese New Year. Wal-Mart Effect. Two books reviewed. More listed. Novel progress. Moleskine notebooks.

Referenced Sites

Triangle Area Chinese American Society
The Wal-Mart Effect by Charles Fishman
Looking for Jake by China MiƩville
How We Are Hungry by Dave Eggers
Moleskine Notebooks

Music by Cargo Cult

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Saturday, January 21, 2006

Mea Culpa

No new episode this week. I've been extremely busy, what with classes starting up again, and getting some significant work done on the Tower novel, so my time for the podcast got sacrificed.

But I'll be back next week with reviews of Dave Eggers' How We Are Hungry and China Mieville's Looking for Jake, as well as a wrap-up of PodcasterCon 2006.

See you then.

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Without the Talky Bits

I've re-recorded and mixed my two stories previously podcasted here, and have uploaded them without all the music and talky bits. Just the fiction, baby. If you're interested, they're now available for mp3 download at my LiveJournal.

(I'm not linking directly to the files because I don't want to inflict them on my subscribers who would prefer not to download them. But if you want to, go to the above link.)

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Episode 3: The Specialist's Hat

The third podcast.

A guest story is read.

"The Specialist's Hat" by Kelly Link [Read]
   —Publication in Event Horizon, November 1998
   —Reprint in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror XII, July 1999
   —Reprint in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, October 1999
   —Winner of the 1999 World Fantasy Award
   —Reprint in Crossroads, August 2004

Claire's face is stubborn. "When you're Dead," she says, "you stay up all night long."

"When you're dead," the babysitter snaps, "it's always very cold and damp, and you have to be very, very quiet or else the Specialist will get you."

"This house is haunted," Claire says.

"I know it is," the babysitter says. "I used to live here."

Referenced Sites

Stranger Things Happen
"Most of My Friends Are Two-Thirds Water," read by Alex Wilson

Music by Cargo Cult

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Thursday, January 05, 2006

Interlude #1: Reminders and Ramblings

An unconference, a new novel, and future podcasts are discussed.

Referenced Sites

First Night Raleigh

Music by 7 Seconds of Love

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