Episode 33 – Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel plot

Well the twist, it wasn’t really a twist, and that’s ok.


Episode 31 – Playing Nice with God’s Bowling Ball by N.K. Jemisin

Dun dun, scene change.


Episode 30 – She Unnames Them by Ursula K. Le Guin

Expostulate, apparently not a new word but a good one either way.


Episode 25 – The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin part 4 Alabaster and Theories

A discussion of all of our questions, theories, and just general enjoyment of the book as a whole. Also we go over parts of Alabaster’s story, and anything we may have missed or want to rehash from previous episodes. Next story: Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™ by Rebecca Roanhorse Next book: The Likeness by Tana […]


Episode 23 – The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin part 2 Syenite

We continue our discussion of the second of the three main perspectives in the Fifth Season by NK Jemisin. Spencer continues to be difficult with his using ‘correct’ words. All in all this had some of our favorite development of characters and relationships. This perspective also gave us more insight into the goings on in […]


Episode 22 – The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin part 1 Damaya

No Spencer, mentor isn’t quite right.


Episode 16 – Melancholy Elephants by Spider Robinson

Let’s just say I get the premise.


Mangum Reads – Episode 9: Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson

This episode we delve into a little detective novella (which Spencer uses up his hispanic genes trying to pronounce correctly) with a sci-fi leaning/background. As always there is a fun Sanderson twist to the plot and a bunch of philosophical questions we try and tackle, that and some Halo references.   Next week: We are […]