S&L Podcast - #266 - Are You Reading Too Much?

This week we dive into our (non-spoilery) thoughts on the Witcher and get excited about a movie based on Ted Chiang's story and a TV series based on George R. R. Martin's Wild Cards. But Brad poses a question about how one tells if they're reading too much.

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Tom: Water

Veronica: Omission Lager


Stephen and Louie: First Arrival trailer (Based on The Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang)

Mark: George R.R. Martin's Wild Cards is coming to television.

Tamahome: Help Decide Which Characters Will Be in GRRM’s Wild Cards TV Show

Robyn: StoryBundle is currently offering a space opera themed bundle

Tamahome: The Self-Published Scifi Sensation Zenith Is the Latest eBook to Make the Jump to Physical Media

Amy: Vote for DragonCon awards! Nominees

Sandra: Announcing the 2016 Aurora Awards Winners!

BARE YOUR SWORD - add time stamp!Feedback from the audience

Trouble Reading At Times

Lots of you wrote in with suggestions about the angel noir author that Rob started a few weeks ago. Well, none of us were right! Rob himself says that he was mis-remembering the whole situation... but he told us in the best way possible:

"I was back in my office by five. It'd been a case with as many turns as a lost millenial playing Pokemon Go while driving. As dangerous too. And now that it was finally closed, I wondered if it was worth it. Turns out that what I was looking for? It didn't even exist. All I'd done was proven I'd gotten old. I'd forgotten things. I'd warped them to fit my own twisted narrative. I pored myself a slug and didn't bother to taste it as it went down, then left my office again to go home. It was late.

The streets were darker with something more than night."

Rob says he can't, of course, take credit for the last line: "To be clear, that last line isn't me, it's my favorite Chandler quote"


The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski

The Polish TV series

Poland Stuff

Next episode: Thursday 8/25, then the next episode after that: Tuesday, 9/14


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