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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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We have begun 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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Dec 28, 2018

Intro - Phil asks Metz about one of his favorite Holiday treats

Content (7:59) - Discussion of The Book of the Dun Cow, by Walter Wangerin Jr.


Dec 21, 2018

Intro - Phil quizzes Metz on his least favorite pop culture figurines.

Content (8:48) - General discussion of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.


Dec 14, 2018

Intro - Metz and Phil discuss the critical reaction to the new series Disenchanted.

Content (9:07) - Discussion of Chapters 36, 37, 38 and Appendix of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.


Dec 7, 2018

Intro - We announce the titles we'll be covering between The Sword of the Lictor and the Citadel of the Autarch

Content (5:21) - Discussion of Chapters 34 and 35 of The Sword of the Lictor, by Gene Wolfe.