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Author: The Sci-fi Book Gang - Sam Gojanovich

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Tales From the Bridge is a Science Fiction podcast. Join Tristan, Marty, Kevin, and Sam as they discuss the best in Sci-Fi from books and graphic novels to television and film - to cutting-edge edge concepts and ideas. There is also science news, and even a bit of trivia. You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to see what is happening on The Bridge. You can even send us an email and explain why you think Jar Jar Binks was a Sith Lord at talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTales Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/ Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/
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On this episode of TFTB, we sit down with Sci-Fi and Fantasy author Adrian Tchaikovsky.  We look at how faster than light travel has an impact on story-telling. We also meet some disaffected insects and discuss the trouble with Dune. A prolific author with world-building skills that leave his readers in awe, this conversation does not disappoint.   You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to see what is happening on The Bridge. You can email us your live-action Thundercats movie script to  talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.comTwitter: @BridgeTalesInstagram: @talesfromthebridgeFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/Email: talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.com#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, ,#bookclub, #TFTB, #adriantchaikovsky, #childrenoftime, #shardsofearth
On this episode of TFTB, our 4 hosts will step into a sci-fi trivia ring of fire, but only one will leave in glory.  Categories include, but are not restricted to; Dune, Film & TV, Books, and Cartoons from the 80's. The winner will claim bragging rights, and the wrong kind of street-cred.  You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to see what is happening on The Bridge. You can email us your live-action Thundercats movie script to  talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.comTwitter: @BridgeTalesInstagram: @talesfromthebridgeFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/Email: talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.com#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, ,#bookclub, #TFTB, #trivia, #dune, #thematrix, #bravenewworld, #voltron, #clockworkorange, #ewoks, #thundercats
On this episode of TFTB, we review John Scalzi's amazing debut novel,  Old Man's War. On Science Fiction - Science Fact, Kevin takes us through Dogecoin and space billboards. Marty and Sam rave about Loki, and then we test your Star Wars knowledge with some Han Solo trivia. You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to see what is happening on The Bridge. You can even send us an email and explain why you think a parsec is a unit of measurement at talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.comTwitter: @BridgeTales Instagram: @talesfromthebridge Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/Email: talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.com#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #TFTB, #johnscalzi, #oldmanswar, #loki, #hansolo, #starwars, #parsec
We have a twofer for you in this episode. We sit down with Hollywood Director, Producer, Writer and Animator, Neill Blomkamp, and Hard-Sci-fi author Peter Watts. For this grand meeting of the minds, we cover space vampires, human extinction, the justification for sentience, and discover how a little bit of solipsism can lead to murder.Make sure to check out Oats Studios, for great online content from Neill Blomkamp. You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to see what is happening on The Bridge. You can even send us an email and explain why you think Wedge was a Sith Lord at talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/Email: talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.com#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #TFTB, #stealingworlds, #neillblomkamp, #peterwatts, #district10, #spacevampires, #blindsight, #thesolipsismmenace
In this episode, Kevin, Marty, and Tristan sit down with science fiction author and futurist, Karl Schroeder. We discuss science fiction influences and current reads. In his latest novel Stealing Worlds, Karl creates an ambitious "near-future cyberpunk thriller about economic revolutionaries, surveillance capitalism, augmented-reality live-action role-playing, and burglary".  He also lets us know why Star Wars and Star Trek both suck.You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to see what is happening on The Bridge. You can even send us an email and explain why you think Jar Jar Binks was a Sith Lord at talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/Email: talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.com#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #TFTB, #stealingworlds, #karlschroeder, #startreksucks?
On this episode of TFTB we review Andy Weir's latest book Project Hail Mary. You may have enjoyed Andy's last novel (and movie), The Martian, which was a big hit, and we will see if his follow-up meets the high standard he has set for himself. We also discuss billionaires in space, Batman, and The Court of Owls, and wind things up with some trivia.You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to see what is happening on The Bridge. You can even send us an email and explain why you think Jar Jar Binks was a Sith Lord at talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/Email: talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.com#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #TFTB, #hailmary, #andyweir, #themartian
TFTB: Fall Preview!

TFTB: Fall Preview!

2021-09-0502:18

Check out what's happening on the Bridge for the Fall of 2021! We have more author interviews, celebrity guest-hosts, and much more coming your way.  Here are just some of the guests we have coming on the show: Adrian Tchaikovsky, Cory Doctorow, Greg Bear, Karl Schroeder, Neill Blomkamp, Peter Watts, and Steven Novella. You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to see what is happening on The Bridge. You can even send us an email and explain why you think Jar Jar Binks was a Sith Lord at talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTales Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/ Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/ Email: talesfromthebridgepodcast@gmail.com#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #TFTB
In this episode, Tristan, Kevin, Sam, and Marty review The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, by Becky Chambers.  This is the first book in the Hugo Award-winning 'Wayfairer' series that began life with a Kickstarter campaign and moved on to international acclaim.  On Science Fiction-Science Fact, Kevin covers the latest from DARPA, fission rockets, and supersonic air travel.  Marty gives a recap of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.   Kevin also picks our book for the next episode, and spoiler, you're going to like it. Finally, we dip our toes into some Star Wars trivia to test your Wedge Antilles knowledge, and ours.You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to discover what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #thelongwaytoasmallangryplanet, #nebulaawards, #hugoawards, #beckychambers, #wedgeantilles, #starwars
Set aside some quality time for yourself, and dig into our feature-length interview with hard-science fiction author, Peter Watts. In this expansive discussion, we cover AI, split-brain personalities, mind links, a monkey with a fork in its head, and stories with real ideas in them. Are you listening to this on your commute? This episode will get you to work, and home again, and you'll be forever changed.  You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to discover what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #peterwatts, #blindsight, #beyondtherift, #echopraxia, #monkeyfork
In this episode, the Sci-Fi Book Gang reviews To Say Nothing of The Dog, by Connie Willis.  On Science Fiction-Science Fact, Kevin gives us the low-down on laser-wielding farm equipment and rocketeer soldiers. Marty assigns some reading to his fellow hosts as part of our coverage of the Hugo and Nebula awards.  Finally, Sam takes things home with some Star Trek trivia for you non-Star Wars types.You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to discover what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #tosaynothingofthedog, #timetravel, #conniewillis, #jetpacks, #nebulaawards, #hugoawards, #startrek
As promised, here is Part 2 of Marty and Tristan's conversation with David Zindell, author of Neverness, The Idiot God, The Broken God, and The Diamond Warriors.Find more of David Zindell's work at www.davidzindell.comYou can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to discover what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #davidzindell, #neverness,
In this episode, Marty and Tristan sit down for an enlightening conversation with David Zindell, author of Neverness. Things got so interesting and we had to turn this into two episodes. Keep an eye out for part 2 in episode 7. Find more of David Zindell's work at www.davidzindell.comYou can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to discover what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #davidzindell, #neverness,
In this episode, we review A Memory Called Empire, by Arkady Martine.  We also discuss the classic French graphic novel by Alejandro Jodorowsky, and Jean Giraud, AKA 'Mœbius',  The Incal.You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also find us on Twitter and Facebook to discover what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge, #sciencefiction, #scifibookclub, #amemorycalledempire, #arkadymartine, #annalindenweller, #theincal, #moebius
In this episode, the Sci-Fi Gang talks about their favorite sci-fi movies and shows through the decades. Have no fear, Battlestar Galactica will be discussed, but so will Zardoz, so it's a mixed bag. You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest on what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge#sciencefiction#scifibookgang
In this episode, we review Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson. We check out some News from space in Science Fiction Science Fact and then explore all of your best options for time-traveling paradoxes in our trivia segment. You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest on what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge#sciencefiction#scifibookgang
TFTB Ep.02: Neverness!

TFTB Ep.02: Neverness!

2021-06-0451:50

This month we review Neverness by David Zindell, talk graphic novels, science news, and throw in a bit of trivia.You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest on what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge#sciencefiction#scifibookgang
Tales From The Bridge: Episode 1.In our premiere episode, we talk about how our book club transitioned into a podcast. We have an overview of some of our favorite books in the past year.You can always find more episodes on our website, you can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest on what is happening on The Bridge!Twitter: https://twitter.com/BridgeTalesFacebook: www.facebook.com/groups/119880546012595/Website: https://talesfromthebridge.buzzsprout.com/#talesfromthebridge#sciencefiction#scifibookgang
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