Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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

  Become a Patron And Support the Podcast

The Urth of the New Sun is in progress now as we look forward into Severian's life after becoming Autarch. Here's what you need to know:

  • We will read 1-2 chapters per episode (so 1-2 chapters per week).

  • We will be doing a "minimal spoilers" reading of the book (you can't guarantee no spoilers with an author like Wolfe), so it should be pretty safe to read along your first time with us.

 

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!

 

Become a Patron!

Unreliable Source Media is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Mar 31, 2017

Intro: Metz forces Phil to play Jonathan Blow's "The Witness" at gunpoint.

Content (8:11): Discussion of scene I.ii. from "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard.


Mar 24, 2017

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

Content (6:01): 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 (5:22): Historical, philosophical, and dramaturgical background on "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard.

 


Mar 10, 2017

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

Content (6:15): 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.