Slug Of Time Podcast Freakytrigger

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Sinopsis

Lollards in the high church of low culture

Episodios

  • A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 16

    A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 16

    29/10/2008

    In the last episode of Series 2, Astrophysicist Michael Williams joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about “The Forgotten Enemy”, written by Arthur C. Clarke in 1949. It’s about comfy isolation, radio static, and forces larger than oneself. Elisha reads the story at the front of the programme; music is “Speculative Reminiscing” by […]

  • A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 15

    A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 15

    21/10/2008

    It’s Katie Grocott in the studio this week with Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about “Things”, written by Ursula Le Guin in 1970. This is a short story about a society sharply divided between nihilist marauders and maudlin do-nothings… and two people who don’t really fit in either camp. Oh, and masonry. Music […]

  • A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 14

    A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 14

    14/10/2008

    Richard Tunnicliffe joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about Thomas M. Disch’s “The Squirrel Cage”. It’s a story about a writer writing for no one, or for everyone – he’s not sure which (lol Livejournal). Beezer Magazine’s “Numbskulls” make a brief appearance, as does John Searle’s “Chinese Room” thought experiment, a song by […]

  • A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 13

    A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 13

    09/10/2008

    Rebecca Levene sits in with Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about Brian Aldiss’ 1957 short story, “All the World’s Tears”. It’s about a vitiated ecology, a mechanized society, and a desolate, wind-swept mansion where love may not be all you need. Music is “In the Pines” by Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys, […]

  • A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 12

    A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 12

    30/09/2008

    Magnus Anderson joins the Slug Lords to talk about Arsen Darnay’s short story, “Such Is Fate”. It’s about a gypsy, a sailor, a tank of liquified gas, and what we can learn from the past. Music comes via Olivia Newton-John and Prince, and Elisha reads the story at the front of the programme in case […]

  • A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 11

    A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 11

    24/09/2008

    Victoria de Rijke joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about “Aye, and Gomorrah”, a tale of sexless astronaut prostitutes and the people who worship them. I’m not making that up! It was written by Samuel R. Delany in 1966 and Elisha reads it at the beginning in case you haven’t. Music is “I […]

  • A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 10

    A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 10

    16/09/2008

    “Track 12” by J.G. Ballard gets Slugged this week, with Richard Thomas joining Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to discuss it. Elisha reads this odd story of revenge via home recording in case you haven’t; music comes courtesy of John Foxx, Stereo Total and Iannis Xenakis, and there’s a miniature laboratory cyclone thrown in for […]

  • A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 9

    A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 9

    10/09/2008

    We pick up with Pete Baran joining Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions for “Zirn Left Unguarded, The Jenghik Palace in Flames, Jon Westerley Dead”, written in 1972 by Robert Sheckley, read here by Elisha. Music includes the Electro Hippies, Pere Ubu, DJ Rolando, and Marlene Deitrich. Originally broadcast Sept. 9, 2008, on Resonance FM 104.4. […]

  • A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 8

    A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 8

    20/05/2008

    Kat Stevens joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about Choose Your Own Adventure books, speaking with animals, and “Build Up Logically”, an unclassifiable short story written in 1950 by Howard Schoenfeld. It’s about two men who can summon the entire universe from thin air but spend most of their time at parties. Elisha […]

  • A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 7

    A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 7

    14/05/2008

    Ken Hollings joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about “The Tactful Saboteur”, a tale of civil servants and their multi-phase sexual life cycles. Written by Frank Herbert in 1964, it’s read by Elisha at the front of the programme. Music this week is “Funiculaire” by Readymade. Produced by Elisha Sessions Next – “Build […]

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

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

    06/05/2008

    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. […]

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

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

    29/04/2008

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

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

    22/04/2008

    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 […]

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

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

    15/04/2008

    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

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

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

    09/04/2008

    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 – […]

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

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

    02/04/2008

    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. […]