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Alzabo Soup is a podcast where we (Phil and Metz) do deep readings of high quality speculative fiction.  We update every week on Fridays. 

 

Current Title:

The Fifth Head of Cerberus by Gene Wolfe (we will do all three novellas in order).

 

Future Titles (in order):

  • The Probable Adventure of the Three Literary MenChu-Bu and Sheemish, and The Three Sailors' Gambit by Lord Dunsany. These stories are all public domain.

  • The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton. Also public domain.

  • The Time Machine by H. G. Wells and With the Night Mail by Rudyard Kipling. Again, both of these novellas are public domain.

  • Liane the WayfarerGuyal of Sfere, and The Sorcerer Pharesm by Jack Vance (the first two stories are in The Dying Earth, while the third is a selection from The Eyes of the Overworld).

  • The MartianThe Long YearsThere Will Come Soft Rains, and The Million Year Picnic by Ray Bradbury (These stories can be found separately, but are all collected in The Martian Chronicles).

  • The Shadow of the Torturer by Gene Wolfe

 

Please Note: This podcast is intended to be listened to in chronological order by title.  Please pick the title you'd like to listen to from "categories" start with the oldest episode of your title first!

We're always interested in more conversation, so please tweet us or email us if you have something to say!

If you're interested in supporting the podcast, please visit our Patreon page for more information!

 

Aug 18, 2017

Intro - Metz tells Phil a joke that doesn't work on radio.

Content - Discussion of pages 231-252 of the First Orb Edition of The Fifth Head of Cerberus, by Gene Wolfe.


Aug 11, 2017

Intro - Phil tries to get Metz to talk about  La La Land, but all he really wants to talk about are the works of Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

Content - Discussion of pages 215-231 of the First Orb Edition of The Fifth Head of Cerberus, by Gene Wolfe.


Aug 4, 2017

Intro - Metz and Phil examine the perils of middle school

Content - Discussion of pages 192-214 of the First Orb Edition of The Fifth Head of Cerberus, by Gene Wolfe.


Jul 28, 2017

Intro - Phil and Metz discuss the upcoming Emoji Movie.

Content - Discussion of pages 176-192 of the First Orb Edition of The Fifth Head of Cerberus, by Gene Wolfe.


Jul 21, 2017

Intro - Metz asks Phil about his favorite Road Trip.

 

C of ontent - Discussion of pages 161-176 of the First Orb Edition of The Fifth Head of Cerberus, by Gene Wolfe.