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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!

 

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.


Jul 14, 2017

 Intro: We announce the upcoming titles that we will discuss on the podcast once we complete Fifth Head.

 

Content: Discussion of Pages 145-161 of the First Orb Edition of The Fifth Head of Cerberus, by Gene Wolfe.


Jul 7, 2017

 

Content: Discussion of "A Story,"  by John V. Marsch and what we know so far in the First Orb Edition of The Fifth Head of Cerberus, by Gene Wolfe


Jun 30, 2017

 Intro: Phil tries to get Metz to explain the bad cinematography in Magical Beasts and Where to Find Them.

 

Content: Discussion of Pages 131-141 of the First Orb Edition of The Fifth Head of Cerberus, by Gene Wolfe.