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May 17, 2022

Hello everyone! In this month's episode I chatted, once again, with the excellent Dr. Valeria Villegas Lindvall!

As we approach Jenny Hvall's Girls Against God, we chat a lot about art, religion, the notions of blasphemy and hate, and how to create something truly radical. It was a wonderful chat on quite a weird book,...


Apr 18, 2022

Hello everyone!!

In this new episode of the show I dive into some of the intricacies of how we can approach, understand, and even reconsider the ideas of genre in fiction. Both on their potential and their limitations to criticism and breaking apart gatekeeping efforts and the walls that harm our attempts at writing,...


Mar 18, 2022

Hello everyone! Today I bring you another wonderful story from Ursula K. Le Guin. Word for World is Forest, from 1972, a story of violence, imperialism and colonialism.

We go a bit heavier on those, but I still end up considering other points, such as communication, always present in Le Guin. Enjoy!

 

And if you...


Feb 15, 2022

Hello everyone!! It's been 3 years since I've started the show with Bruno!!

As a special treat, I look back on the show and its many episodes so far. It was a fun recollection as I think back episode by episode, and behind the scenes stuff, thinking over the show and what has been so interesting and fun to do!

Hopefully...


Feb 7, 2022

Hello everyone!! We're nearly 3 years old as a pod! And while this isn't the celebration proper, I wanted to make this month's episode just as good.

As such, I chat on one of my favourite reads from last year, a collection of short stories by Argentinian writer, Silvina Ocampo. They are weird, fantastic, horrific and...