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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.

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The Urth of the New Sun is in progress now as we look forward into Severian's life after becoming Autarch. We expect to complete our discussion of it and the entire New Sun series in early July.

After we complete New Sun, we'll read the following books and short stories in the order below:

After all of these, we'll start our page-by-page readthrough of Wolfe's The Book of the Long Sun. 

For short stories and non-Wolfe titles, out discussions will be holistic and may include spoilers.

 

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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Aug 7, 2020

Intro - Metz asks Phil to explain the Playstation 5.

Content (8:43) - Part 2 of The Death of Doctor Island, by Gene Wolfe.


Jul 31, 2020

Intro - Phil and Metz talk about the release of their hit 90s single, All Sun.

Content (16:33) - Part 1 of The Death of Doctor Island, by Gene Wolfe.


Jul 24, 2020

Intro - Metz confronts Phil about his new Youtube channel.

Content (8:55) - Discussion of The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Death of the Island Doctor, by Gene Wolfe.


Jul 17, 2020

Intro - Metz and Phil talk about hosting a podcast.

Content (9:04) - Discussion of Palimpsest, by Catherynne M. Valente.


Jul 10, 2020

Intro - Metz isn't done telling bad jokes.

Content (3:25) - Part 3 of Severian's Journey, where we trace the hero's path through The Urth of the New Sun.