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BC50.3 – Interview with Alexandra Duncan

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It is almost Balticon time again! But it isn’t too late for another Balticon 50 interview. Today I’m talking with the winner of last year’s Compton Crook Award, Alexandra Duncan. Alexandra is an author and a librarian. Her Young Adult Science … Continued

BC50.2 – Interview with Bill and Gretchen Roper

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Interview time again! Next up, we have this year’s musical guests, filk artists Bill and Gretchen Roper. Bill has been active in writing, recording, performing, and publishing filk music for over 20 years. His particular sense of humor and his … Continued

BC46.137 – Doc Coleman Reading

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Another busy week means… another reading! This time from yours truly. This episode features a reading from the first draft of my novel, The Perils of Prague, book 1 of the Adventures of Crackle and Bang. I’m sorry to say … Continued

BC46.136 – Yoji Kondo Reading

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And now, for something a little different. After so many panels, it is time for a reading! And we have a previously unreleased reading by Yoji Kondo, using a stunt reader. Mr. Kondo is an astrophysicist as well as a … Continued

BC46.135 – Copyright Update

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This week it is time to take a look at copyrights. We’ll be joining John Taylor Williams, Thomas “Cmdline” Gideon, Suzanne Rosen, and panel draftee Randy Chirco as they look at what Copyright is, how it does and doesn’t apply to writing … Continued

BC50.1 – Interview with Jody Lynn Nye and Bill Fawcett

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Balticon 50 starts here! The first panel is over a month away, but we’re proud to get things started by brining you interviews with some of our returning guests of honor and other notables. First up in our hit parade … Continued

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All has not been going smoothly over at Swimming Cat Studios, and I’m afraid that this week’s episode will be late. We apologize for the delay, and we want to assure you that the wayward episode will be out as soon as … Continued

BC46.134 – Dirty Mad Libs

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Audience participation time! We’re going to take pieces of classic erotica, cut out the author’s carefully chosen words, and ask you to replace them with your own. Moderator: Patrick Scaffido Speakers: Starla Huchton; Doc Coleman

BC50.0 – Changes

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I mentioned several episode ago that there would eventually be changes in the podcast, and here is the first one. I’m changing the numbering convention used for the episodes. Up until now, the episodes were numbered this way: BC48.150 BC = … Continued

BC46.133 – Homebrewing

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Home Brewing — How to get started and excel at making your own craft beer, wine, etc. “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin Our panel of novice and master home brewers … Continued

BC46.132 – WordPress 101

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Learn to go from novice to hero using the WordPress content management system. Moderator: Terri “Flynnstress” Vernon Speakers: Chooch Schubert; Doc Coleman; Gary Lester

BC46.131 – Late Night Meet and Greet

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Glomp and squee over all your favorite New Media personalities as we judiciously round them up into one location with a tiny bottle neck cutting off all hope of their escape (to the bar). Moderator: Grig (Punkie) Larson Speakers: Trish … Continued

BC46.130 – Galley Table Live!

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Listen as the Flying Island Press pirates plan their next mutiny and perpetrate their upcoming literary larcenies. Moderator: Scott Roche Speakers: Laura Nicole Spencer; Doc Coleman

BC46.129 – The Shrinking Man Project, Special Episode 4

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A live recording of The Shrinking Man Project discussing the ins and outs of weight loss hosted by the Shrinking Man himself. “Inspiration. Finding it, and being it.” Where do you find inspiration to make change in your life? How does that … Continued

BC46.128 – Just Dandy – The Importance of Accessories in Steampunk

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Finding the perfect accessories is vital to having the perfect steampunk costume: Find out the best places to get these accessories and tips and tricks to making your own. Moderator: Elektra Hammond Speakers: Janine K. Spendlove; Jared Axelrod; Doc Coleman; Rebecca K. … Continued

BC46.127 – Walking and Talking with Nathan Lowell

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Today’s episode is from not one, but two podcasts recorded during Balticon 46:Nathan Lowell’s Talking on my Morning Walk podcast, also known as #tommw, and my own podcast The Shrinking Man Project. Joining us on our morning walk are Veronica Giguere, and … Continued

BC46.126 – A touch of Slash, Rule 34 and the Podiosphere

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Rule 34 of the internet, If you can imagine it, there is porn of it. In this panel we examine the year’s releases in the new media world, and see which of them are in desperate need of dirty fanfic. Moderator: Nobilis … Continued

BC46.125 – Steam Powered: Rage of the New Victorians

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From werewolves of property to anti-zombie airship pilots, the Empire has struck back. Meet the writers of this Brave Old World as they discuss what Steampunk is, where it is going, and what are the essential elements of Steampunk. Moderator: … Continued

BC46.124S – Under New Management

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The Balticon Podcast is back! We’re sorry that it took so long, but we’ve finally got enough things under control to put out a new episode. We’re back, and new episodes will be coming out soon. Stay tuned folks.

BC46.124 – Mark Van Name Reading

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Mark Van Name, the 2008 Compton-Crook award winner, reads from his 2012 novel, “No Going Back”. One of my favorite parts of a reading can be the audience interaction and the side stories and comments by the author. This session has both. … Continued

BC46.123 – James R Knapp Reading

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James Knapp won the Compton-Crook award in 2011 and is back to offer a reading of his first novel, STATE OF DECAY. After hearing Mr. Knapp’s reading during editing, I’ve added his “revivor“ series to my Goodreads list. I hope … Continued

BC46.122 – Drunken Comic Book Monkeys’ Author Reading

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The Drunken Comic Book Monkeys’ authors, Brian and Chris, are a unique pair of friends who somehow decided that capturing their snarky banter disguised as fiction would be a satisfying and entertaining endeavor. I believe that you will find they … Continued

BC46.121 – Emilie Bush Reading

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A mega huge thank you to Bruce Lerner for doing all the heavy lifting on this episode. These two readings are by Emilie P. Bush recorded at Balticon 46. The first reading is from her second novel The Gospel According to Verdu, which … Continued

Balticon 46 Pocket Program

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Get it. Print it. Load it on your phone, PDA, or cerebral implant of your choice.

Balticon 46 Pocket Program

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Get it. Print it. Load it on your phone, PDA, or cerebral implant of your choice.

BC45.120S – Hiatus

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Sorry folks. Holiday pressures and Balticon 46 planning are too much. I need to step back and put the show on hiatus until mid to late January 2012. See you all back here then.

BC45.120 – Paolo Bacigalupi Reading – Fixed

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A reading from Paolo Bacigalupi’s upcoming novel The Drowned Cities. Find out more about Paolo at his website   [ Text Corrected on 12/7/2011] [Audio patched on 12/8/2011]

BC45.119 – Farpoint 2011

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Interviews with Bonita Friedericy and Tahmoh Penikett

BC45.118 – James Stoddard Sampler

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Lazy Show Notes The James Stoddard Sample. Excerpts from his books and a forward from James about winning the Compton Crook award in 1999. Congrats to Tee Morris and Philippa Ballantine on their award.

BC45.117 – Teaching Science with Larry Niven Stories – part 3 of 3

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The third and final part of this panel with Andrew Love and Dr. Tom Holtz.

BC45.116 – Teaching Science with Larry Niven Stories Part II

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Science Fan Andrew Love gives part two of a science presentation: Using Larry Niven Stories to Teach Science.

BC45.115 – Teaching Science with Larry Niven Stories

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Science Fan Andrew Love gives part one of a science presentation: Using Larry Niven Stories to Teach Science.

BC45.114S – Special My Bad

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Sorry, no episode this week. Just a “My Bad” from Paul.

BC45.114 – Pitch Workshop

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Announcement: Tee Morris and Philippa Ballantine tied the knot on Saturday Oct 8th. The Pitch Workshop audio recorded at Balticon 45. Special thanks to Scott Roche for sending us a copy and agreeing to let us share it. The Pitch … Continued

BC45.113 – Nathan Lowell’s Readings

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These are the two readings from Nathan Lowell done at Balticon 45. Nate is just an all around great guy. His books are available at his website and Podiobooks.com as well as in dead tree and eBook versions at online … Continued