Podside Picnic
Podside Picnic
Pete and Connor
Pete and Connor are exploring the universe of science fiction together. We hope you'll join them! Check us out on Patreon.com/PodsidePicnic for premium content.
Episode 176: Dark Dungeons
You've read the Jack Chick Tract, now watch the movie! We get together to discuss Dark Dungeons (2014), a film that dares to explore the dangerous, and often lethal, world of role playing games
Jun 28
1 hr 6 min
Bonus Episode: The Magic Interview With Matt Farley
We talk to Magic Spot (2022) creator Matt Farley about his inspirations and process for making his Motern-verse a reality.
Jun 23
1 hr
Episode 175: Nebula Awards Accountability
We get back together to take accountability for our Nebula Award predictions and discuss the available stories in the novelette category.
Jun 21
1 hr 34 min
UNLOCKED: Shadow Of The Torturer XXI - XXV
It's that time again - time to unlock the next step in our journey through the Year of the New Sun. Just as you can't read a Gene Wolfe story, only re-read it, so we hope it goes with podcasts. Music by Loot the Body
Jun 19
1 hr 21 min
Claw XVI - XX Preview
Welcome to the Year of the New Sun! Join us in our read-along of chapters XVI - XX of The Claw of the Conciliator. Listen in as we talk about Severian's journey beyond the gates of Nessus, and continue the discussion by joining our Podside Picnic discord. Music by Loot the Body
Jun 16
5 min
Episode 174: Pump Six
We read and discuss the novelette Pump Six (2008) by Paolo Bacigalupi, a tragicomic story about the heroism of lowly public employees
Jun 14
1 hr 1 min
Beer Run: Beerstar Rising Preview
We get together to knock a few back, talk about some stuff we've been enjoying and then Pete dropped the hammer by asking us about the worst crap books we'd read. Cheers!
Jun 9
6 min
Episode 173: The Veldt
We discuss Ray Bradbury's The Veldt (first published in 1950 in The Saturday Evening Post) for this episode. What's a great addition to the House of Tomorrow? Why, the Nursery of Tomorrow, complete with a very realistic holodeck function! Nothing ominous about that. . .
Jun 7
1 hr
UNLOCKED: Shadow Of The Torturer XVI - XX
It's that time again - time to unlock the next step in our journey through the Year of the New Sun. Just as you can't read a Gene Wolfe story, only re-read it, so we hope it goes with podcasts. Music by Loot the Body
Jun 5
1 hr 18 min
Claw XI - XVI Preview
Welcome to the Year of the New Sun! Join us in our read-along of chapters XI - XV of The Claw of the Conciliator. Listen in as we talk about Severian's journey beyond the gates of Nessus, and continue the discussion by joining our Podside Picnic discord. Music by Loot the Body
Jun 2
6 min
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