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Ep. 28: The Toy Theater

5/22/2018
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Are you nothing more than a puppet? Find out as Brandon and Glenn discuss the fan-favorite "The Toy Theater." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. To support the show, gain access to exclusive bonus content, and help us reach our goal of publishing new episodes weekly, become a patron on Patreon. Read the story in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories. Up next: "Alien Stones," also in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other...

Duration:00:57:49

Ep. 27: Slaves of Silver

5/8/2018
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The game is afoot! Examine the mustard stain, investigate the unusually large paw print, and solve the case of the missing robots with Glenn and Brandon as they get downright Sherlockian with "Slaves of Silver." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Grab a copy of Glenn's own detective story, The Quality of Mercy. Listen to the prequel on the Tales to Terrify podcast (which has also published some Gene Wolfe you might want to check out). And let us know what you think of...

Duration:01:33:53

Ep. 26: The Blue Mouse

4/24/2018
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Join the Peace Force and raise mice with Brandon and Glenn as they discuss "The Blue Mouse." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. To support the show, gain access to exclusive bonus episodes, and to help us reach our goal of bringing you an episode every week, please become a patron on Patreon. Read the story in Castle of Days. Up next: "Slaves of Silver," which you can read in Storeys from the Old Hotel.

Duration:01:11:12

Ep. 25: Operation ARES Wrap-Up with Marc Aramini

4/10/2018
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Glenn and Brandon are thrilled to bring you their conversation with Marc Aramini about Operation ARES and Wolfe's early career. Get your potato chips, because it's an exciting one! Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. To support the show, gain access to exclusive bonus episodes, and to help us reach our goal of bringing you an episode every week, please become a patron on Patreon. Grab a copy of Marc's excellent book Between Light and Shadow. Up next: The Blue Mouse,...

Duration:01:00:42

Ep. 24: Operation ARES - Chapters 9 & 10

3/27/2018
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China, India, the Outer Banks, and the Pentagon -- travel along with Brandon and Glenn as they conclude Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. To support the show, gain access to exclusive bonus content, and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every week, please become a patron on Patreon.

Duration:01:43:25

Ep. 23: Operation ARES - Chapters 7 & 8

3/13/2018
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Biotech and Russian robots, it's time to join Brandon and Glenn as they tackle chapters seven and eight of Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: Chapters 9 & 10.

Duration:01:04:25

Ep. 22: Operation ARES - Chapters 5 & 6 - Discussion

3/1/2018
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Animism, spiritualism, mercy, and mysticism. Join Glenn and Brandon for a discussion of religion in chapters five and six of Wolfe's novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: Chapters 7 & 8.

Duration:00:42:43

Ep. 21: Operation ARES - Chapters 5 & 6 - Recap

2/27/2018
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Face a lion and meet the President with Brandon and Glenn as they tackle chapters five and six of Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: a discussion of these chapters

Duration:01:03:02

Ep. 20: Operation ARES - Chapters 3 & 4 - Discussion

2/15/2018
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Do we have an obligation to obey the law? Do we owe any kind of obedience to the state? Find out what Wolfe, Plato, and Martin Luther have to say as Glenn and Brandon discuss Chapters 3 & 4 of Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: Chapters 5 & 6.

Duration:01:11:37

Ep. 19: Operation ARES - Chapters 3 & 4 - Recap

2/13/2018
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Stand trial with Brandon and Glenn as they tackle chapters three and four of Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: a discussion of these chapters

Duration:00:50:39

Ep. 18: Operation ARES - Chapters 1 & 2 - Discussion

2/1/2018
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Did NASA bankrupt the United States? What are the snuffling, laughing creatures that consume the dead in White City? Join Brandon and Glenn as they discuss Gene Wolfe's world-building in the first two chapters of Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher; or listen directly from the website. Up next: Chapters 3 & 4.

Duration:00:45:24

Ep. 17: Operation ARES - Chapters 1 & 2 - Recap

1/30/2018
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Brave the perils of the night with Brandon and Glenn as they tackle the first two chapters of Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher; or listen directly from the website. Up next: a discussion of these chapters.

Duration:01:06:50

Ep. 16: Black Dog (An American Gods story) by Neil Gaiman

1/23/2018
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Explore the folklore of northern England with Brandon and Glenn as they discuss Neil Gaiman's stand-alone American Gods novella, Black Dog. We're covering this story because a patron generously commissioned a bonus episode. Find out more about commissioning your own episode here (https://www.claytemplemedia.com/episode-commission). Read along and join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum (https://www.claytemplemedia.com/forum/gene-wolfe). Subscribe to the show on iTunes or ...

Duration:01:03:46

Ep. 15: The Packerhaus Method

1/16/2018
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Reanimate yourself with Glenn and Brandon as they discuss "The Packerhaus Method." Read along and join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum (https://www.claytemplemedia.com/forum/gene-wolfe). Subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher (or wherever you find podcasts). Read the story in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Support the show and gain access to bonus content by becoming a patron on Patreon (www.patreon.com/ClaytempleMedia). We're so grateful for your support and your...

Duration:00:56:25

Ep. 14: Sonya, Crane Wessleman, and Kittee

1/2/2018
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Ride a helibus with Brandon and Glenn as they discuss "Sonya, Crane Wessleman, and Kittee." Our patron vote to determine which stories we'll cover between Operation Ares and The Fifth Head of Cerberus will be next week. If you'd like to vote, become a patron on Patreon at www.patreon.com/claytemplemedia. We're immensely grateful for the support and excited to find out what we'll be covering. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read the story in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Up...

Duration:00:44:50

Ep. 13: Eyebem

12/19/2017
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Join Glenn and Brandon as they don their robotic ranger caps in "Eyebem." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum at https://www.claytemplemedia.com/forum/gene-wolfe Support the show and gain access to exclusive bonus content at https://www.patreon.com/ClaytempleMedia

Duration:00:47:52

Ep. 12: The HORARS of War

12/5/2017
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Pretend to be an ogre with Glenn and Brandon as they discuss "The HORARS of War." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read the story in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Support the show and gain access to additional content and rewards by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so thankful for your help. Up next: "Eyebem" in Endangered Species.

Duration:00:41:03

Ep. 11: The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories

11/21/2017
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Become a fictional character with Glenn and Brandon as they visit the story within a story of "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories." Read along and join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read the story in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories. Support the show and gain access to additional content and rewards by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your help. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Up next: "The HORARS of War" in...

Duration:00:53:37

Ep. 10: The Scarecrow's Boy by Michael Swanwick

11/1/2017
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Join Brandon and Glenn as they spend some time with the scarecrow of Theseus in "The Scarecrow's Boy" by Michael Swanwick. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "The Scarecrow's Boy" in Not So Much, Said the Cat. Support the show and help select which stories we read by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your generosity and we look forward to your thoughts on all our bonus episodes. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Follow Michael Swanwick on...

Duration:00:53:12

Ep. 9: Of Relays and Roses

11/1/2017
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Find romance with Glenn and Brandon as they read "Of Relays and Roses." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "Of Relays and Roses" in Castle of Days. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Duration:00:39:14

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