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Episode 20 · 1 day ago

Inversions [5-8]

That which can be destroyed by proper literary criticism should be.

Meditations on Moloch link:
[ https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/07/30/meditations-on-moloch/ ]

A huge thanks to Terminal Khaos Builders for providing all music used in this episode! Our opening theme is "Oh, they never lie," off the album "12 Views of Iain M. Banks's Culture." Check out their music here:

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Episode 19 · 2 weeks ago

Inversions [Chapters 1-4]

Kings and Clinics! Inversions begins with a setting unfamiliar to our dear readers, but one they may remember from stories told by mad old mercenaries! A Doctor tries to leave her mark on a changing world! A bodyguard tried to save his ward from his own stupidity! Oelf immidietely reveals his incurable horniness!

A huge thanks to Terminal Khaos Builders for providing all music used in this episode! Our opening theme is "Oh, they never lie," off the album "12 Views of Iain M. Banks's Culture." Check out their music here: 

https://terminalkhaosbuilders.bandcamp.com/music 

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Episode 18 · 1 month ago

A Few Notes on The Culture

Entropy and Exposition! Ian M. Banks takes off his narratorial limitters and explains backstory at maximum power! Johnny and GSV, being careful readers, mostly know what's being discussed anyway! Join us in this thrilling one-part special!

A link to today's text: 

http://www.vavatch.co.uk/books/banks/cultnote.htm

The referenced post by Eleizer Yudkowsky discussing The Culture: 

https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/vwnSPgwtmLjvTK2Wa/amputation-of-destiny

A huge thanks to Terminal Khaos Builders for providing all music used in this episode! Our opening theme is "Oh, they never lie," off the album "12 Views of Iain M. Banks's Culture." Check out their music here: 

https://terminalkhaosbuilders.bandcamp.com/music 

Come chat with us on our discord ( https://discord.gg/5RweN4Z )

Episode 17 · 1 month ago

Excession parts 10, 11, 12, and Epilogue

Warships and Wonderment! As the affront ships close in on the excession, our heroes close in on romantic conflict resolution! Which explosion will happen first?! Will one preempt the other!? The format of this show suggests that you should already have read the sections in question and know the answers, but if not, listen and find out!

A huge thanks to Terminal Khaos Builders for providing all music used in this episode! Our opening theme is "Oh, they never lie," off the album "12 Views of Iain M. Banks's Culture." Check out their music here: 

https://terminalkhaosbuilders.bandcamp.com/music 

Here are the comics we mentioned: 

https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/dream 

https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/utilitarian-judgment 

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