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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. 

Upcoming Titles:

3/17 - Arcadia by Tom Stoppard

4/28 - The Fifth Head of Cerberus by Gene Wolfe (we will do all three novellas in order).


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!

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Mar 24, 2017

Intro: Phil teases Metz's opinions on Star Trek out of him.

Content: Discussion of Act I, Scene i of "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard.

Mar 17, 2017

Intro: Metz and Phil discuss Tom Stoppard's 1998 film, "Shakespeare in Love."

Content: Historical, philosophical, and dramaturgical background on "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard.

Mar 10, 2017

Introduction: Discussion of the Terry Gilliam movie "Brazil."

Content: Discussion of the second half of the short story "Forlesen" by Gene Wolfe.

Mar 3, 2017

Content: Discussion of the first half of the short story "Forlesen" by Gene Wolfe.

Feb 24, 2017

Intro: Metz and Phil talk about their favorite styles of comedy, and the differences between them.

Content: Discussion of  the short story "The Hero as Werwolf" by Gene Wolfe.