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Books, Beards, Booze

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In Books, Beards, Booze co-hosts Bob, Derek, and Tonya talk books, drink booze, and have beards. Each week they chat about literary news, discuss what they are reading, debate various topics, and periodically do a deep dive on a short story.

In Books, Beards, Booze co-hosts Bob, Derek, and Tonya talk books, drink booze, and have beards. Each week they chat about literary news, discuss what they are reading, debate various topics, and periodically do a deep dive on a short story.

Location:

United States

Description:

In Books, Beards, Booze co-hosts Bob, Derek, and Tonya talk books, drink booze, and have beards. Each week they chat about literary news, discuss what they are reading, debate various topics, and periodically do a deep dive on a short story.

Twitter:

@talesbybob

Language:

English

Contact:

334-398-0757


Episodes

Don't You Forget About Us!

4/29/2020
Bob fills you in on what's going on in light of all this covid brouahaha, and then rambles for a bit.

Duration:00:08:58

The Gang Tackles Weird West!

3/25/2020
We're back! Season 4 has begun, with this, our episode where we do a deep dive into the weird west genre. This year we are going to tackle a different genre of fantasy each month, as well as generally just talk about whatever we feel like! Enjoy!

Duration:01:42:48

The 2019 Threebie Awards!

12/25/2019
The gang gives out their award for the best Book, Booze, Beard, and Short Read of the year!

Duration:00:49:06

December Short Reads!

12/18/2019
The gang dives in to this months short reads: Swimming Apart By R.Z. Held The Forge By Andrew Dykstal

Duration:00:48:11

Tackling the Adaptation Rumor Mill!

12/11/2019
The gang now tackles all the rumored adaptations that have caught their eye! See the full list here: https://www.tor.com/2019/11/25/almost-every-sci-fi-fantasy-tv-or-movie-adaptation-in-the-works-right-now/

Duration:01:05:31

Upcoming TV and Movie Adaptation Hype!

12/4/2019
The gang discusses all the soon to be coming out Sci-fi and Fantasy adaptations for TV and the big screen, running down the list provided by Tor.com as seen here: https://www.tor.com/2019/11/25/almost-every-sci-fi-fantasy-tv-or-movie-adaptation-in-the-works-right-now/

Duration:01:08:31

November Short Reads!

11/27/2019
This month the gang goes deep on: The Butcher, the Baker By Mike Allen The Star Plague By Rich Larson

Duration:00:48:22

Fantasy Food Fest!

11/20/2019
The gang talks themselves into a fit of hunger as they discuss the best, tastiest sounding foods in fantasy.

Duration:00:55:21

The Gang Gets Sucked Through A Magic Portal!

11/13/2019
The gang discusses what would happen if they got sucked into a portal to a magical world! Is this our most silly episode yet? Perhaps!

Duration:00:48:45

Funny Fantasy Favorites!

11/6/2019
The gang talks about their favorite funny fantasy novels, scenes, and characters. It gets silly.

Duration:00:55:02

October Short Reads!

10/29/2019
This month the gang brings you two amazing short stories with a somewhat autumnal theme, and do a deep dive. You can read them here: The Sweetest Fruit of Summer By R.K. Duncan A Song for the Leadwood Tree By Aimee Ogden Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/talesbybob

Duration:00:50:43

Fantasy Trick or Treat!

10/23/2019
The gang each pick three of their favorite characters, and imagine them as 13 year olds going out for their last year of trick or treating! What costumes do they wear? What shenanigans do they get up to? Who's the bad kid? Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/talesbybob

Duration:00:43:36

Books, Beards, BooOOoos

10/16/2019
The gang talks about their favorite ghost stories they've read, and then start talking about creepy events that have happened to them. Maximum Spoop.

Duration:00:54:43

The Best Monsters in Fantasy!

10/9/2019
In honor of it being spoopy season, the gang talks about the best monsters in fantasy!

Duration:00:41:12

Lovecraft's Literary Heirs!

10/2/2019
Like Cthulhu Mythos stuff, but not a fan of Lovecraft himself? Why not check out the folks he influenced?! Bob gives a lesson on those who carried on the mantel of weird cosmic horror!

Duration:00:45:09

September Short Reads!

9/25/2019
The gang goes deep on this months free to read short stories: Elegy of a Lanthornist by M.E. Bronstein The Mirror Dialogues by Jason S. Ridler

Duration:00:55:53

Best Fights and Battles in Fantasy!

9/18/2019
The gang talks about what makes for good fights and battles in fantasy, and discuss some of their favorite examples of both. Shockingly, Bob manages to extol the virtues of sieges yet again.

Duration:00:55:09

DragonCon Recap!

9/11/2019
Bob and Tonya talk about all the cool book related to-do's they encountered at DragonCon this past weekend!

Duration:00:53:29

Which Fantasy Race Is Over/Under Done?

9/4/2019
The gang debates which fantasy race they think is over done, and which needs more love. Excitingly Derek chalks up a rare win when Bob admits defeat.

Duration:00:47:35

Bi-Monthly Book Club: The Narrows!

8/30/2019
The gang goes deep on The Narrows by Travis M. Riddle!

Duration:00:59:17