show #263: peter watts is fully conscious !

sci-fi author peter watts aka squidnapper in sl was guest on the book club and we went full on intellectual on the show [finally!]: what is life, what is consciousness. what is a chinese room? the quality of the discourse on today’s show is evidenced by flying saucers and ray guns as documented by audience…

show #262: matt ruff naming names

matt ruff was guest on the sl book club before and since he is also a veteran of the short-lived #draxtorreads series in sansar [is that thing still around?], i had to come up with yet another show title … sigh … how do these writers do it?┬ámaybe they come up with alt titles? despite…

show #261: writers of color

the most global book club yet from sl17b: guests with diverse ethnic origin from syria, the uk, north america and india, discussing what the term “writers of color” means for their specific experience as a writer. enjoy: more to devour below: the original live-stream the horror noire documentary drax mentioned: samit basu [“chosen spirits”] and…

show #260: a conversation with ll mckinney

writer and activist ll mckinney is guest for the hour on this sl book club and you can imagine that we go from talking plot to politics in no time. fantastic discussion! enjoy: and now for more context please do read on: the original live stream [a bit hot on the audio = we apologize…