Category Archives: Podcast

Talkcast 442 – It’s All About The Reptiles

The fun thing about this podcast is that we never know where we are going to be introduced to our next guest.  This includes social media platforms we would not associate with science fiction or fantasy.  I am looking at you LinkedIn.  But that is where we met Dominik M Kirtaime and learned about his […]

Talkcast 440- A little Handwavium with Richard Paolinelli

In this episode we get to, once again, touch base with multi-talented friend of the show  Richard  Paolinelli. As is usual when Richard comes on, whatever main topic we were planning to discuss becomes part of an auditory omelet, whereby we know where we want to end up but actually have no idea what’s inside […]

Podcast 438 – A “Slerk” of Blood with Curtis Lawson, or Lucien’s Song

Can music be evil, in and of itself? We explore this concept using a piece of fictional classical music called The Madrigal of the World’s End. In this episode, we get to once again talk with horror novelist Curtis M. Lawson (and yes, I do goof his name, but this time in an entirely unexpected […]

TalkCast 430 – Live (on tape) From Australia

In this episode, we talk with Australian author Liz Butcher about Fates’ Fury, her debut novel. As the interview begins, we briefly touched on the wildfire catastrophe that has enveloped her country. Her first hand account of the devastation there is chilling. Then we talked about how her ideas became this novel. The discussion centered on […]

TalkCast 428 – The First Year of Dreamforge

In this episode we get to touch base with Scot and Jane Noel, the founders of the grand experiment called Dreamforge Magazine and get the chance to both look back over the past year as well as look forward to what we can expect in the next “season of positivity” that Dreamforge brings us with […]

TalkCast 427 – The Dystopian Nightmare And The Passing Of An Icon

Our guest in this show is a New York Times Best Selling Author Tosca Lee who comes by to talk about her new book A Single Light, sequel to the hit book The Line Between. We get to talk about the wonderful characters, the not quite fictional ecological disaster all intertwined with the bleak scenarios […]

TalkCast 426 – Gary K. Wolf in Toontown

Or, Yoga, Meditation and Blue Cows. Or, 110 People CAN Be Wrong! What do the following people have in common: Bob Hoskins Steven Spielberg Roy Disney Kathleen Turner Amy Irving In not too simple terms the correct answer is Gary K. Wolf, author and creator of Roger Rabbit. In this episode we literally fall down […]

TalkCast 425 – The Other Side of C. T. Phipps (or at least “another side)

In this edition, we get to reconnect with CT Phipps, who discerning listeners might remember from his series, “The Rules of Supervillany”. He comes by to talk about another of his amazing passions, the Space Opera, a segment of Science Fiction that requires the writer to figuratively AND literally build almost everything from the ground […]

TalkCast 424 – The Monitors Guild Book Two

It was Ben Bova who said that “Science Fiction is simply history that hasn’t happened yet”. In this edition, we get a true glimpse of that as we talk with our old friend Peter Vinton Jr. Artist, writer, historian and bibliophile, Peter joins the ‘Cast to talk about Volume two of his social allegory passion […]

TalkCast 423 – Jane Lindskold & Scot Noel

In this episode we get another look behind the curtain of Dreamforge – A Magazine of Science and Fantasy Fiction. Once again wed get to speak with Scott Noel about how this project has evolved as Issue #3 comes out this month and work begins on Issue 4 in the never-ending cycle of publishing a […]

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