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.
WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Veronica: Omission Lager
Stephen and Louie: First Arrival trailer (Based on The Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang)
BARE YOUR SWORD - add time stamp!Feedback from the audience
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"
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION
Next episode: Thursday 8/25, then the next episode after that: Tuesday, 9/14
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