Slug of Time Podcast

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May 08

A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 6

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Al Ewing joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about “A Sound of Thunder” by Ray Bradbury, the famed 1952 story about a dinosaur safari gone wrong. Lots of other Bradbury and time travel tales get a look in, and Elisha reads the story at the front of the programme in case you haven’t.

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Next – “The Tactful Saboteur” by Frank Herbert

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Apr 08

A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 5

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Dave Queen joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about the outrageous 1927 short story “The Red Brain”, written by Donald Wandrei when he was supposedly 16 years old. Elisha reads the story at the front of the programme and music comes courtesy of Budgie, Rush and Bad Brains.

Produced by Elisha Sessions

Next – “A Sound of Thunder” by Ray Bradbury

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Apr 08

A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 4

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Martin Skidmore joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to discuss the first space-travel story of the series, and the first truly obscure find, “Beyond the Reach of Storms” by Donald Malcolm. As always, Elisha reads excerpts at the front of the programme. Music includes “Firekeeper” by Red Planet.

Produced by Elisha Sessions

Next – “The Red Brain” by Donald Wandrei

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Apr 08

A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 3

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Alan Trewartha joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to discuss “Segregationist”, one of Isaac Asimov’s famous robot stories from 1967. Music includes “Nobody Loves a Computer Because a Computer Does Not Dance”, by Computer. Elisha reads from the story in case you haven’t.

Next week – “Beyond the Reach of Storms” by Donald Malcolm

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Apr 08

A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 2

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Tom Ewing joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to discuss Fritz Leiber’s “A Pail of Air”, written in 1951. It’s a short story about a kid, some rugs, and an Earth so cold that helium crawls. Will it crawl onto YOU? Elisha reads from the story in case you haven’t.

Next week: Isaac Asimov – “Segregationist”.

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Apr 08

A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 1

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Sarah Clarke joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to discuss John W. Campbell’s “Who Goes There”, a 1938 science fiction novella about ice-bound scientists confronted with an alien who can become them. Elisha reads from the book in case you haven’t. As originally broadcast on Resonance FM 104.4 FM in London on April 1, 2008.

Next week: Fritz Leiber – “A Pail of Air”.