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October 23, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Episode 46: Welcome to Goth Camp

It's the spookiest time of year, so we're talking about a trio of spooky tentpoles! By which we mean Peak Goth Asthetique: Gideon the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir, The Addams Family, and Repo! The Genetic Opera.


What We’re Into Lately

The Nightmare before Christmas

Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Welcome to the Black Parade by My Chemical Romance

Chronin by Allison Wilgis

Rurouni Kenshin 

Oxford Time Travel universe by Connie Willis

Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko

Work for It by Talia Hibbert. 

Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh

The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht

Dragon Age: Inquisition 

Person of Interest

Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett 


Other Stuff We Mentioned

MBMBAM (My Brother, My Brother, and Me)

Save the Cat by Blake Snyder

Schitt’s Creek

Adult Wednesday


Jupiter Ascending


"Bluebird" by Basingstoke

Phantom of the Opera

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Lord of Secrets by Breanna Teintze

The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice

Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

Queen of the Damned



Unholyverse by Bexless

Aliette de Bodard’s Dominion of the Fallen series

Homestuck by Andrew Hussle 


For Next Time

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang



The transcript of this episode is available here. THANK YOU, SCRIBES <3

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October 9, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Episode 45: Not Your Usual Family Reunion

On this week's episode, we're discussing found families! The tentpoles are Stilinski's Home for Wayward Wolves” by owlpostagain, Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett, and the pilot episode of Firefly.



What We’re Into Lately

The House of Sundering Flames by Aliette de Bodard

An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire

Down to Agincourt by seperis

Embers by Vathara (also on

Sunny with a Chance of Storms” by Mysecretfanmoments and SuggestiveScribe

The Library of the Unwritten by  A.J. Hackwith

The Talisman Ring by Georgette Heyer

Undiscovered Country by shysweetthing

The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett

Gentlemen's Blood: A History of Dueling from Swords at Dawn to Pistols at Dusk by Barbara Holland

Other Stuff We Mentioned

The Temeraire series by Naomi Novik

Yellow Emperor” by WerewolvesAreReal

In the Vanishers’ Palace by Aliette de Bodard


Persona 5

Chaos War” by astolat

Yuri!!! On Ice




The Magicians

Mean Girls


Ocean’s Eleven franchise

Black Sails

Lord of the Flies

Band of Brothers


Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett

Teen Wolf

Run with the Wind

Sam Hawke (who is a cool author and not some sort of frog hitperson as Macey seems to imply)


Yakitate!! Japan

Great British Bake Off 


Prince of Tennis

Hikaru no go

Black Sails

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


And I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You by astolat, and its sequel Champion

@dynamicsymmetry’s twitter thread

Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

Geek Social Fallacies

The Shoebox Project by dorkorific and ladyjaida


For Next Time

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir



The transcript for this episode can be found here. Thanks as always to our scribes, who have been part of our little podcast-family since the very beginning <3

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