TWS212: Balancing On The Laser’s Edge
CQ: Okay, so Star Trek’s communicator and cyberpunk’s wearable computer because the modern cell phone. Pick another science fiction (or fantasy) genre invention and project what it will become, practically speaking. Will jetpacks become personal ski-lifts? Will robots become uplifted dogs with speech?
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On the show this week:
- Front Page
- It’s The Fuzz!
- Life Until Death
- Liminal Criminals
Full list of 50 articles after the jump!
Show Notes for TWS129: Space Between Your Ears Is The Final Frontier
On the show this week:
- Unbelieve you me, it’s the truth!
- Hard-hitting Science — On the Edge!
- Shredded Wheat and Chaff (EXTRA)
This week’s Challenge Question:
In celebration of JC Hutchins’ recent book release (Personal Effects: Dark Art) — which is a delightfully physical book with physical artifacts — here is the digital question: games, gatherings, music, news, books, bills, phone books, mail, movies, television, photographs: we are increasingly living in a non-physical world. What will the ultimate expression of this be? Or will we rebel, and return to physical things because they are “real”?
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- Promo: The House Of Grey — A story of a typical teenaged life: going to high school (albeit the most exclusive high school in the world), living life (albeit with scars both physical and emotional), dealing with growing up (albeit with no memory of who you are except frightening visions of a power you don’t understand), meeting girls (albeit some of the most beautiful and mysterious girls on the planet) and doing homework (albeit some of it is magical training). A story revealing layers both mundane and supernatural in the life of Monson Grey, sole survivor of the attack on Barity Bridge.
- Promo: Guardians — An experiment in urban fantasy from Kimi Alexandre, host of Tale Chasing. This has just started, and promises to be quite a ride!
Full links to all stories covered and many more after the jump!