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Episode 11: The Singularity Trap

7/2/2018
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In this, technically on time, episode, Peter and CC discuss the newest release by the author that brought us the Bobiverse, Dennis E. Taylor, The Singularity Trap! This Book has everything a Scifi fan could want, a rich story, a charming and intelligent hero, a vague and poorly defined existential threat, and government infighting! This […]

Duration:01:05:48

Episode 10: The Andromeda Strain

6/19/2018
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Join CC and Peter in rediscovering the scifi classic The Andromeda Strain! The Michael Crichton debut brings chilling twists, memorable microbes and giant, ancient computers. Dive into 40-year-old scifi and discover that it still packs a punch!

Duration:00:47:51

Episode 9: Leviathan Wakes

6/7/2018
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In this episode CC and Peter go over the book that inspired the TV series The Expanse. This book has intrigue, horror, political maneuvering and much more.

Duration:01:03:39

Episode 8: Red Rising

5/22/2018
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In this (belated) episode, join Peter and CC as they discuss one of their favorite books, Red Rising by Pierce Brown. This book has it all, caste systems, rebellion, love, quirky sidekicks, and much much more! Help us delve into the secrets of Red Rising with this episode of Scifi Sidebar.

Duration:01:09:44

Episode 7: Rendezvous with Rama

5/7/2018
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In this episode CC and Peter go through an all-time classic, Rendezvous with Rama! This book has won numerous honors in the Scifi community and is one of the most famous examples of mid 20th century Scifi. This book follows a crew of adventurers as they intercept an object which has come from beyond the […]

Duration:01:01:53

Episode 6: Children of Time

4/10/2018
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In this episode, Peter and CC spend an excessive amount of time talking about a fascinating book, Children of Time! We also talk about it forever and this is our longest episode yet! It’s also almost kinda Bobiverse Part 3 for a few minutes. Enjoy!

Duration:01:23:10

Episode 5.5: The Bobiverse Part 2

3/26/2018
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Welcome back! Yes, it is another hour of CC and Peter talking about the Bobiverse! Were you sad when we stopped before the Bob hate last time? Well, here it is! Bob hate and much much more this week. Remember our next book is Children of Time!

Duration:00:55:26

Episode 5: The Bobiverse Part 1

3/12/2018
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In this episode. CC and Peter explore the rich and fascinating universe in the Bobiverse Trilogy. They discuss things like the nature of the soul, the potential forms extraterrestrial life may take, and their anxiety over things they did years ago! Join them on their journey through the first part of this month’s theme.

Duration:01:06:23

Episode 4: Annihilation

3/6/2018
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In this episode, Peter and CC discuss a creepy, and utterly fascinating, book, Annihilation, book one of the Southern Reach Trilogy.

Duration:00:59:37

Episode 3.5: Jurassic Park Part 2

2/19/2018
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In this episode of Jurassic Park we go over CC’s extensive research on the various ways to look at the philosophical mess that is one of Michael Crichton’s greatest works!

Duration:01:05:20

Episode 3: Jurassic Park

2/1/2018
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This month’s Scifi Sidebar tells a tale of human folly, pride, greed, and dinosaurs. We talk about the Homer of our time, Michael Crichton! Join us as we discuss one of his greatest works, Jurassic Park.

Duration:01:07:30

Episode 2: The Martian

1/12/2018
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In this episode of Scifi Sidebar, Peter and Cc explore the ins and outs of The Martian, by Andy Weir. We talk about when Mark should have died, why rescuing him was a poor plotline, and go on and on about the futility of space travel. All the topics we know our five listeners enjoy! […]

Duration:01:17:55

Episode 1.5: Ender's Game Part 2

1/12/2018
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In this episode, join Peter and Cc when they find out how stupid all of opinions are when Cc summarizes her research! Join us for our shout into the void! For citations for the research and more information go to SignifyingNothingNetwork.com/scifisidebar

Duration:00:46:11

Episode 1: Ender's Game Part 1

1/12/2018
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In this episode of Scifi Sidebar, join Peter and Cc as they both sing the praises of and totally trash one of their all time favorite books (and part of the inspiration for this show), Ender’s Game. Skip to the end for a thorough Orson Scott Card bashing. If you’re OSC, don’t worry all good […]

Duration:01:01:02

Episode 0.5 What We're All About

1/12/2018
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In this episode of Scifi Sidebar, meet Peter and Cc as they explain just kinda, what they’re about and what the whole Scifi Sidebar podcast is all about! You can find us at SignifyingNothingNetwork.com/ScifiSidebar

Duration:00:02:57