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Interview with Benedict Patrick, author of Those Brave, Foolish Souls from the City of Swords (Yarnsworld #3)

Interview with Benedict Patrick, author of Those Brave, Foolish Souls from the City of Swords (Yarnsworld #3)

September 17, 2020

This week we interview Benedict Patrick, author of the Yarnsworld series. We feature his book, Those Brave Foolish Souls and the series as a whole. We also grill him about his super long titles, try and steal his cover artist, get taught that donating to a kickstarter does not entitle us to everything, determine if the Hobbit is great or trash, our favorite knacks, how to be a successful Reddit lurker and so much more!   

Ash and Bones, Interview with Michael R. Fletcher

Ash and Bones, Interview with Michael R. Fletcher

September 10, 2020

On this week's episode we interview Michael R. Fletcher, author of the Manifest Delusions series and the City of Sacrifice series. We discuss his multiple doppelgängers, traditional vs. indie publishing, how to be the ultimate DIY author, what the fuck Grimdark is, question Michael's sanity and so much more! 

Chasing Graves

Chasing Graves

September 3, 2020

On this week's episode we dissect Chasing Graves by Ben Galley. We talk all things ghosts, including a deep dive on how ghosts sleep, naked ghosts, beating ghosts and a story of a woman who married a ghost! We also take a look at all Ben Galley's extensive social media, do some fantasy news, tackle a book topic and do one line of sports. Listen now!

Tigana w/ guest Dr. Paul

Tigana w/ guest Dr. Paul

August 27, 2020

On this week's episode we dissect Guy Gavriel Kay's classic Tigana. We bring in a special guest to help us really get wild. We talk about getting hyped about incest, our confusion on sculptors having prominent government positions, a nominee for Fantasy boner of the year, our guest attempts to talk French philosophy, Kay's social media and more. Listen now!

33 - Smoke and Stone

33 - Smoke and Stone

August 20, 2020

On this week's episode we dissect Michael R. Fletcher's Smoke and Stone. We talk about the best fantasy drugs to get LIT as the kids say, compare giant walls by attempting to do math, guess gods based on their names, and Fletcher's love of characters eating people. We also talk epigraphs in fantasy, Fletcher's internet presence, fantasy in the news, and LeBron James. Listen now! 

32 - Where the Waters Turn Black

32 - Where the Waters Turn Black

August 13, 2020

On this week's episode we dissect Benedict Patrick's Where the Waters Turn Black. We try and figure out what a taniwha is, how Nakoa is a jacked Wizpig, quick summaries of stories and more! We also do fantasy news, debate a Reddit fantasy post and a little sports. Listen now!

31 - Interview w/ Angela Boord, author of Fortune’s Fool

31 - Interview w/ Angela Boord, author of Fortune’s Fool

August 6, 2020

On this week's episode we interview Angela Boord, author of #SPFBO finalist Fortune's Fool. We get into her wild journey in publishing the book, try to convince her to take advantage of her children, and being the cool mom at the school events! We also talk G.R.R.M hamstringing the Hugo's, The Rock buying the XFL and more!

The Thief Who Wasn’t There

The Thief Who Wasn’t There

July 30, 2020

On this week's episode we dissect Michael McClung's The Thief Who Wasn't There, the 4th book in his Amra Thetys series. Once again co-host Nathalie returns as the guest for the episode to do her best to derail the summary and have some fun! We talk about Holgren turning into full killer, 3 things we like, the MAJOR Patrick Rothfuss drama, and how the MLB is sinking fast!

29. Interview w/ Darian Smith author of Starlight’s Children

29. Interview w/ Darian Smith author of Starlight’s Children

July 23, 2020

On this week’s episode we interview #SPFBO finalist Darian Smith, author of Kalanon’s Rising and Starlight’s Children. We talk about his Agents of Kalanon series, getting killed by Spartacus, baking prowess, and so much more!

28 - Half the World ft. comedian Brendan B.

28 - Half the World ft. comedian Brendan B.

July 16, 2020

On this week's episode recurring guest Brendan B. returns to help dissect Joe Abercrombie's Half the World. We talk about the will they, won't they love affair, Yarvi's mangled claw, 3 things we like, and a whole lot of discussion about dicks. We also try and secure the vaunted Blue Chew sponsorship, rant about Disney, and do some fantasy in the news!

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