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The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast

The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast

By Glenn McDorman
Brandon Budda and Glenn McDorman travel through the works of the great speculative-fiction writer Gene Wolfe one story at a time.
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Ep. 127: Peace - Chapter Two - Discussion - Part I
Stories within stories within stories! Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Chapter Two - Discussion - Part II!!!!
01:26:34
October 12, 2021
Ep. 126: Peace - Chapter Two - Recap - Part VII
Stories within stories within stories! Pages 121 - 141. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Chapter Two - Discussion - Part I!!!!
42:46
September 28, 2021
Ep. 125: Peace - Chapter Two - Recap - Part VI
Stories within stories within stories! Pages 111 - 121. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Chapter Two - Part VI: Pages 121 - 141
52:43
September 14, 2021
Ep. 124: Peace - Chapter Two - Recap - Part V
Stories within stories within stories! Pages 102 - 111. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Chapter Two - Part V: Pages 111 - 121
39:38
August 31, 2021
Ep. 123: Peace - Chapter Two - Recap - Part IV
Stories within stories within stories! Pages 88 - 102. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Chapter Two - Part V: Pages 102 - 111
43:04
August 17, 2021
Ep. 122: Peace - Chapter Two - Recap - Part III
Stories within stories within stories! Pages 77 - 88. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Chapter Two - Part IV: Pages 88 - 102
41:27
August 3, 2021
Ep. 121: Peace - Chapter Two - Recap - Part II
Stories within stories within stories! Pages 63 - 77 Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Chapter Two - Part II: Pages 
50:04
July 20, 2021
Ep. 120: Peace - Chapter Two - Recap - Part I
Stories within stories within stories! Pages 56 - 63. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Chapter Two - Part II: Pages 63 - 77
35:41
July 6, 2021
Ep. 119: Peace - Chapter One - Discussion
Apocalypses, fairies, and scientific racism ... oh my! Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Chapter Two - Part I: Pages 56 - 63
01:39:37
May 25, 2021
Ep. 118: Peace - Chapter One - Recap - Part III
This episode brings us to the end of Chapter One. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: The discussion episode for Chapter One.
49:08
May 11, 2021
Ep. 117: Peace - Chapter One - Recap - Part II
This episode covers pages 26 - 42. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part II. Pages 42 - 55.
40:12
April 27, 2021
Ep. 116: Peace - Chapter One - Recap - Part I
It's finally happening! Wolfe's haunting memoir of life in small-town Kansas in the early part of the twentieth century. Is somebody secretly from Krypton? Tune in to find out. This episode covers pages 9 - 26. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part II. Pages 26 - 42.
01:08:12
April 13, 2021
Ep. 115: A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro - Discussion
A ghost story without any ghosts. Thanks to the awesome Patreon supporter who commissioned this episode! Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Peace! We'll be back on April 13th with the first of four episodes on Chapter One of Wolfe's gorgeous novel Peace.
01:10:45
March 19, 2021
Ep. 114: A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro - Recap
A ghost story without any ghosts. Thanks to the awesome Patreon supporter who commissioned this episode! Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Peace! We'll be back on April 13th with the first of four episodes on Chapter One of Wolfe's gorgeous novel Peace.
01:24:49
March 16, 2021
Ep. 113: Blued Moon by Connie Willis
A sci-fi rom com! Thanks to the Patreon supporter who commissioned this episode! WE. LOVE. CONNIE WILLIS. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Peace! We'll be back on April 13th with the first of four episodes on Chapter One of Wolfe's gorgeous novel Peace.
01:11:05
March 2, 2021
Ep. 112: Silhouette - Discussion
In space, no one can hear you scream. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Peace! We'll be back on April 13th with the first of four episodes on Chapter One of Wolfe's gorgeous novel Peace.
01:39:10
February 2, 2021
Ep. 111: Silhouette - Recap - Part V
In space, no one can hear you scream. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A discussion of Silhouette.
48:04
January 19, 2021
Ep. 110: Silhouette - Recap - Part IV
In space, no one can hear you scream. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: The Conclusion!
45:40
January 5, 2021
Ep. 109: Silhouette - Recap - Part III
In space, no one can hear you scream. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part IV!
01:07:11
November 10, 2020
Ep. 108: Silhouette - Recap - Part II
In space, no one can hear you scream. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part III!
56:39
October 27, 2020
Ep. 107: Silhouette - Recap - Part I
In space, no one can hear you scream. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A special episode commissioned by a listener, it's "The Keys to December" by Roger Zelazny.
01:13:21
October 13, 2020
Ep. 106: Thag
It's Philip K. Dick's Ubik redone as a Wolfe-ish fairytale. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Silhouette. Remember, in space no one can hear you scream.
36:19
September 15, 2020
Ep. 105: When I Was Ming the Merciless
The Stanford Prison Experiment meets Flash Gordon. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Thag! Which you can find in Endangered Species.
54:17
August 18, 2020
Ep. 104: Episode 100 ... ish!!!!
A celebration of Gene Wolfe, his work, and you the listener! Check out Nathan Carson's interview with Gene Wolfe.  Grab a copy of Starr Creek, the comic book adaptation of Algernon Blackwood's The Willows, and a number of awesome short stories at http://www.nathancarson.rocks/ or shop on Amazon. Take a look at Aaron Raisey's Instagram project about SF book collecting, including copies of Planet Engineering that fills us with envy.  Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: "When I Was Ming the Merciless," which you can find in Endangered Species.
02:32:11
July 21, 2020
Ep. 103: The Keys to December by Roger Zelazny - Discussion
Cat people, environmental engineering, cryogenic sleep. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A discussion of "The Keys to December" by Roger Zelazny.
01:09:58
July 17, 2020
Ep. 102: The Keys to December by Roger Zelazny - Recap
Cat people, environmental engineering, cryogenic sleep. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A discussion of "The Keys to December" by Roger Zelazny.
01:14:40
July 14, 2020
Ep. 101: Tracking Song - Discussion
Arctic snow. Sleds with sails. Cannibalism. Let's do this. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A special episode commissioned by a listener, it's "The Keys to December" by Roger Zelazny.
01:35:03
July 7, 2020
Ep. 100: Tracking Song - Recap - Part V
Arctic snow. Sleds with sails. Cannibalism. Let's do this. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Tracking Song - Discussion.
34:29
June 23, 2020
Ep. 99: Tracking Song - Recap - Part IV
Arctic snow. Sleds with sails. Cannibalism. Let's do this. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Recap Part V, all the way to the end.
59:05
June 9, 2020
Ep. 98: Tracking Song - Recap - Part III
Arctic snow. Sleds with sails. Cannibalism. Let's do this. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Recap Part IV, up to page 217.
28:39
May 26, 2020
Ep. 97: Tracking Song - Recap - Part II
Arctic snow. Sleds with sails. Cannibalism. Let's do this. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Recap Part II, up to page 201.
54:05
May 12, 2020
Ep. 96: Tracking Song - Recap - Part I
Arctic snow. Sleds with sails. Cannibalism. Let's do this. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Recap Part II, up to page 192.
01:03:10
April 28, 2020
Ep. 95: The Hero as Werwolf - Discussion
Environmental catastrophe leads to lycanthropy? Obviously. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part one of our coverage on Wolfe's novella Tracking Song, which you can find in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories.
01:11:53
April 14, 2020
Ep. 94: The Hero as Werwolf - Recap
Environmental catastrophe leads to lycanthropy? Obviously. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A discussion of this story.
01:09:09
March 31, 2020
Ep. 93: Nine Hundred Grandmothers by R.A. Lafferty
Live from LaffCon, it's The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast! Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: "The Hero as Werwolf," which you can find in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories.
44:27
March 24, 2020
Ep. 92: Forlesen - Discussion - Part II
Our final episode on this masterpiece story. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A bonus episode live from LaffCon. Join us for R.A. Lafferty's story "Nine Hundred Grandmothers."
01:17:49
March 17, 2020
Ep. 91: Forlesen - Discussion - Part I
World-building, world-building, world-building. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part II of our discussion of Forlesen.
01:14:41
March 3, 2020
Ep. 90: Forlesen - Recap - Part III
Are you ready for Bet-Your-Life, the management-managing real-life pseudo-game? Neither are we. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: The first part of our discussion on Forlesen.
34:17
February 18, 2020
Ep. 89: Forlesen - Recap - Part II
It's just sports metaphors all the way down. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: The conclusion of this novella.
53:55
February 4, 2020
Ep. 88: Forlesen - Recap - Part I
Welcome to the planet Planet. DO NOT GO TO THE HOUSE ON THE LEFT. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part II of this novella.
50:07
January 21, 2020
Ep. 87: Reading Gene Wolfe
Thanks to one of our awesome supporters on Patreon, we're back a week early with a bonus episode about how we do the show and how we approach a Gene Wolfe story. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and help us produce even more content for you. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up Next: Forlesen - Recap - Part I (up to page 120 in Castle of Days)
38:54
January 14, 2020
Gene Wolfe Memorial Session at ChambanaCon 49
Recorded by Michael Frasca, November 30th 2019 at ChambanaCon 49. Participants: Brenda Sutton, Michael Frasca, Jessica Frasca, Randy Pardue, David Busboom, Margaret Bumby, and Clark Wierda
50:27
January 12, 2020
Ep. 86: The Death of Dr. Island - Discussion
An isolated mental hospital in orbit around Jupiter. What could possibly go wrong? Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A special bonus episode commissioned by a Patreon supporter: Reading Gene Wolfe.
01:23:31
January 7, 2020
Ep. 85: The Death of Dr. Island - Recap - Part IV
An isolated mental hospital in orbit around Jupiter. What could possibly go wrong? Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A discussion of this novella.
43:26
December 10, 2019
Ep. 84: The Death of Dr. Island - Recap - Part III
An isolated mental hospital in orbit around Jupiter. What could possibly go wrong? Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: The final part of this novella.
30:18
November 26, 2019
Ep. 83: The Death of Dr. Island - Recap - Part II
An isolated mental hospital in orbit around Jupiter. What could possibly go wrong? Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part III of this novella.
39:17
November 12, 2019
Ep. 82: The Death of Dr. Island - Recap - Part I
An isolated mental hospital in orbit around Jupiter. What could possibly go wrong? Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part II of this novella.
24:24
October 29, 2019
Ep. 81: La Befana
Just in time for Halloween, it's Wolfe's Christmas story! With special guest C. Michael Morrison, author of Hannah Goodheart and the Guardian of Time and co-host of Meta Treks: A Star Trek and Philosophy Podcast. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: The Death of Dr. Island, which you can find in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories.
55:04
October 15, 2019
Ep. 80: Winter's King by Ursula K. Le Guin
Thanks to our awesome supporters on Patreon, we've reached our first crowd-funding goal! Supporters already received the reward of three exclusive bonus episodes, but we had so much fun doing them that we decided to release an extra one on the main show for everyone. So, here's the runner-up in our story-selection poll, "Winter's King" by Ursula K. Le Guin. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and help us produce even more content for you. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up Next: "La Befana" with special guest Mike Morrison!
52:18
October 8, 2019
Ep. 79: Hour of Trust - Discussion
Our discussion of Gene Wolfe's scathing critique of American corporate ideology, the novella Hour of Trust. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A bonus episode to celebrate reaching one of our crowd-funding goals on Patreon. Join us for Ursula K. LeGuin's beautiful story "Winter's King," which you can find in the collection The Wind's Twelve Quarters.
52:42
October 1, 2019
Ep. 78: Hour of Trust - Recap - Part II
Part two of three of Gene Wolfe's scathing critique of American corporate ideology, the novella Hour of Trust. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A discussion of Hour of Trust.
45:48
September 17, 2019
Ep. 77: Hour of Trust - Recap - Part I
Part one of Gene Wolfe's scathing critique of American corporate ideology, the novella Hour of Trust. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: Part II of Hour of Trust.
32:52
September 3, 2019
Ep. 76: The Way of Cross and Dragon by George R.R. Martin
Dragons, spaceships, and heretics! Join Brandon and Glenn for a special episode about the George R.R. Martin short story "The Way of Cross and Dragon." This bonus episode was commissioned by a listener. If there's a special episode you'd like us to do just for you, you can find out how to do that here. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and help us produce even more content for you. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: Gene Wolfe's novella Hour of Trust. We'll spend three episodes on this story.
01:24:18
August 27, 2019
Ep. 75: Feather Tigers
Feathers, and tigers, and cute bunny aliens ... oh my. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Check out Glenn's medieval history podcast Agnus! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Glenn's weird fiction story "Goodbye to All That" on the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Next time: A special bonus episode commissioned by one of our Patreon supporters. It's George R.R. Martin's story "The Way of Cross and Dragon," which you can find in his collection Dreamsongs, Vol. 1.
35:58
August 20, 2019
Ep. 74: How I Lost the Second World War and Helped Turn Back the German Invasion
Winston Churchill protects the U.K. from the Volkswagen. It's "How I Lost the Second World War and Helped Turn Back the German Invasion." Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and help us produce even more content for you. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up Next: "Feather Tigers," which you can find in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories.
52:15
August 6, 2019
Ep. 73: The Peacemaker by Gardner Dozois - Live from PhilCon
Post-apocalyptic religion, gorgeous nature descriptions, and some genuine horror. Join Glenn and Brandon for their discussion of The Peacemaker by Gardner Dozois, live from PhilCon! Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and help us produce even more content for you. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: Gene Wolfe!
37:22
July 30, 2019
Ep. 72: Westwind
Our adventure begins in an inn. Join us for Gene Wolfe's "Westwind," our first story since finishing the masterpiece novel The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and help us produce even more content for you. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Find out how you can commission a special bonus episode here. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up Next: A bonus live show from PhilCon 2018: "The Peacemaker" by Gardner Dozois. After that, Gene Wolfe returns with "How I Lost the Second World War and Helped Turn Back the German Invasion."
43:20
July 23, 2019
Ep. 71: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - A Conversation with Marc Aramini
Renowned Wolfe scholar Marc Aramini returns to the show to present a very different reading about the puzzles and mysteries. Check out Marc's YouTube channel! Support the show on Patreon. You'll gain access to twenty bonus episodes and help us reach our goal of hosting an online discussion of this novel with listeners. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: A conversation with Wolfe scholar Marc Aramini about the entire novel. You won't want to miss it!
01:19:15
June 25, 2019
Ep. 70: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Wrap-Up - Part II: Themes and Motifs
Nature vs. nurture, family, Lamarckian evolution, personhood, and religion! Join Brandon and Glenn for the conclusion of their two-part wrap-up of the entire novel. In this episode they talk themes and motifs. Support the show on Patreon. You'll gain access to twenty bonus episodes and help us reach our goal of hosting an online discussion of this novel with listeners. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: A conversation with Wolfe scholar Marc Aramini about the entire novel. You won't want to miss it!
01:43:56
June 11, 2019
Ep. 69: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Wrap-Up - Part I: Puzzles and Mysteries
So are there actually any aliens on Sainte Anne or is it all just a new-planet myth? Join Brandon and Glenn for Part I of their two-part wrap-up of the entire novel. In this episode they talk puzzles and mysteries. Support the show on Patreon. You'll gain access to twenty bonus episodes and help us reach our goal of hosting an online discussion of this novel with listeners. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: Wrap-Up Part II: Themes and Motifs.
01:49:40
May 28, 2019
Ep. 68: V.R.T. - Wrap-Up - Part II: Puzzles, Mysteries, and Unresolved Questions
What is V.R.T. and what does he think he is? Join Brandon and Glenn for Part II of their two-part wrap-up of V.R.T. In this episode they talk puzzles, mysteries, and unresolved questions. Support the show on Patreon. You'll gain access to twenty bonus episodes and help us reach our goal of hosting an online discussion of this novel with listeners. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: Wrap-Up Part II: Puzzles, Mysteries, and Unresolved Questions.
01:13:16
May 14, 2019
Ep. 67: V.R.T. - Wrap-Up - Part I: Themes and Motifs
How can you tell if something is human? Join Brandon and Glenn for Part I of their two-part wrap-up of V.R.T. In this episode they talk themes and motifs. Support the show on Patreon. You'll gain access to twenty bonus episodes and help us reach our goal of hosting an online discussion of this novel with listeners. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: Wrap-Up Part II: Puzzles, Mysteries, and Unresolved Questions.
01:26:06
April 30, 2019
Ep. 66: V.R.T. - Part VI - Discussion
But seriously, who died? Join Glenn and Brandon as they discuss the conclusion of V.R.T. Support the show and help us reach our goal of hosting an online hang-out to discuss The Fifth Head of Cerberus with you by becoming a supporter on Patreon. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: The first episode of our two-part V.R.T. wrap-up.
56:22
April 18, 2019
Ep. 65: V.R.T. - Part VI - Recap
Did someone just die? Who was it? Find out as Glenn and Brandon recap the conclusion of V.R.T. Support the show and help us reach our goal of hosting an online hang-out to discuss The Fifth Head of Cerberus with you by becoming a supporter on Patreon. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: A discussion of this section.
01:00:20
April 16, 2019
Ep. 64: V.R.T. - Part V - Discussion
V.R.T.'s abusive childhood and Dr. Marsch's creeping madness. Join Glenn and Brandon as they discuss Part V of V.R.T. Support the show and help us reach our goal of hosting an online hang-out to discuss The Fifth Head of Cerberus with you by becoming a supporter on Patreon. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: The conclusion of V.R.T.
38:38
April 4, 2019
Ep. 63: V.R.T. - Part V - Recap
Interrogate the prisoner with Glenn and Brandon as they recap Part V of V.R.T. Support the show and help us reach our goal of hosting an online hang-out to discuss The Fifth Head of Cerberus with you by becoming a supporter on Patreon. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: A discussion of this section.
55:42
April 2, 2019
Ep. 62: V.R.T. - Part IV - Discussion
Bad anthropology and political ideologies are on the docket for this discussion episode. Support the show and help us reach our goal of hosting an online hang-out to discuss The Fifth Head of Cerberus with you by becoming a supporter on Patreon. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: Part V of V.R.T.
01:07:49
March 21, 2019
Ep. 61: V.R.T. - Part IV - Recap
Come explore the Annese sacred sites with Glenn and Brandon as they enter the second half of V.R.T. Support the show and help us reach our goal of hosting an online hang-out to discuss The Fifth Head of Cerberus with you by becoming a supporter on Patreon. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: A discussion of this section.
01:05:46
March 19, 2019
Ep. 60: V.R.T. - Part III - Discussion
All the great political movements were born in prisons. Join Glenn and Brandon as they discuss Part III of V.R.T. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and gain access to nearly two-dozen bonus episodes. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: V.R.T. - Part IV.
38:25
March 7, 2019
Ep. 59: V.R.T. - Part III - Recap
Secret police, a mysterious crime, and a labyrinthine bureaucracy. Join Glenn and Brandon as they recap Part III of V.R.T. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and gain access to nearly two-dozen bonus episodes. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: A discussion of this section.
53:43
March 5, 2019
Ep. 58: V.R.T. - Part II - Discussion
Why doesn't Dr. Marsch know what crying is? Join Brandon and Glenn as they discuss Part II of V.R.T. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and gain access to over two-dozen bonus episodes. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: A discussion of this section.
53:38
February 21, 2019
Ep. 57: V.R.T. - Part II - Recap
Brandon, Glenn, Dr. Marsch, and V.R.T. set off in search of the sacred cave far up the River Tempus. Join them as they recap Part II of V.R.T. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and gain access to nearly two-dozen bonus episodes. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: A discussion of this section.
46:11
February 19, 2019
Ep. 56: V.R.T. - Part I - Discussion
What do Karel Capek and Dr. Marsch have in common? Find out as Glenn and Brandon discuss Part I of V.R.T. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and gain access to nearly two-dozen bonus episodes. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: Part II of V.R.T.
46:56
February 7, 2019
Ep. 55: V.R.T. - Part I - Recap
Oh, it IS a science-fiction book, isn't it? Join Brandon and Glenn as they begin the final novella in The Fifth Head of Cerberus: V.R.T. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and gain access to nearly two-dozen bonus episodes. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: A discussion of this section.
48:59
February 5, 2019
Ep. 54: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Wrap-Up - Part II: Puzzles, Mysteries, and Unresolved Questions
Who are the Shadow Children and why are they always quoting scripture? Join Brandon and Glenn for Part II of their two-part wrap-up of "A Story," by John V. Marsch. In this episode they talk puzzles, mysteries, and unresolved questions. Support the show on Patreon. You'll gain access to twenty bonus episodes and help us reach our goal of hosting an online discussion of this novel with listeners. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: We begin the final novella -- V.R.T. Will this be the Paradiso in Gene Wolfe's Divine Comedy?
01:45:13
January 22, 2019
Ep. 53: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Wrap-Up - Part I: Themes and Motifs
We shake extension. Join Brandon and Glenn for Part I of their two-part wrap-up of "A Story," by John V. Marsch. In this episode they talk themes and motifs. Support the show on Patreon. You'll gain access to twenty bonus episodes and help us reach our goal of hosting an online discussion of this novel with listeners. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Up next: Wrap-Up Part II: Puzzles, Mysteries, and Unresolved Questions.
01:42:04
January 8, 2019
Ep. 52: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Part IV - Discussion
Atlantis, Mu, Gondwanaland -- we're not asking if it was ancient aliens, but was it ancient aliens? Join Glenn and Brandon for a discussion of Part IV of "A Story," by John V. Marsch. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and help us produce even more content for you. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: Part I of our wrap-up of "A Story," by John V. Marsch.
01:04:27
December 27, 2018
Ep. 51: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Part IV - Recap
Human sacrifices, more aliens, and ancient mysteries! Join Glenn and Brandon for Part IV of "A Story," by John V. Marsch. Become a patron on Patreon to support the show and help us produce even more content for you. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: A discussion of this section.
01:07:56
December 25, 2018
Ep. 50: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Part III - Discussion
Baptism, theology, and the philosophy of time among the Hill-People and Marshmen. Join Brandon and Glenn for a discussion of Part III of "A Story," by John V. Marsch. THIS WEEK: our patron poll to select the stories we'll read when we finish this novel. Polls open on December 14th. Become a patron on Patreon to have your say. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: The conclusion of "A Story," by John V. Marsch
01:36:56
December 13, 2018
Ep. 49: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Part III - Recap
Ghoul-bears, ghost priests, and heresy! Join Glenn and Brandon for Part III of "A Story," by John V. Marsch. THIS WEEK: our patron poll to select the stories we'll read when we finish this novel. Polls open on December 14th. Become a patron on Patreon to have your say. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: A discussion of this section.
42:13
December 11, 2018
Ep. 48: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Part II - Discussion
Elves, sir! Join Brandon and Glenn for a discussion of medieval fairy stories, the Shadow Children, and cannibalism. We're just a few weeks away from our patron poll to select the stories we'll read when we finish this novel. Become a patron on Patreon to have your say. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: Part III of "A Story," by John V. Marsch.
01:03:05
November 29, 2018
Ep. 47: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Part II - Recap
Are you ready to meet the Shadow Children? Join Brandon and Glenn for Part II of "A Story," by John V. Marsch. We're just a few weeks away from our patron poll to select the stories we'll read when we finish this novel. Become a patron on Patreon to have your say. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: A discussion of this section.
52:20
November 27, 2018
Ep. 46: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Part I - Recap and Discussion
Wait, I thought this was a sci-fi novel? Where'd this fantasy story come from? Join Glenn, Brandon, and John Sandwalker for the first part of the second novella of The Fifth Head of Cerberus: "A Story," by John V. Marsch. We're just a month away from our patron poll to select the stories we'll read when we finish this novel. Become a patron on Patreon to have your say. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Subscribe to the show and leave a review! Up Next: "A Story," by John V. Marsch - Part II.  
01:03:20
November 13, 2018
Ep. 45: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - A Conversation With Marc Aramini
Renowned Wolfe scholar Marc Aramini returns to the show to talk about the novella The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Check out Marc's YouTube channel! Support the show and help us release episodes more frequently by becoming a patron on Patreon. Up next: "A Story," by John V. Marsch, the next novella in The Fifth Head of Cerberus. To start, we're reading pages 85-90.
01:30:48
October 30, 2018
Ep. 44: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Wrap-Up
Puzzles, mysteries, themes, and the craft of writing! Join Glenn and Brandon for a wrap-up discussion of Wolfe's novella The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Support the show and gain access to over a dozen bonus episodes by becoming a patron on Patreon. Up next: A conversation with renowned Wolfe scholar Marc Aramini.
01:46:28
October 16, 2018
Ep. 43: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part V - Discussion
Why are we stuck this way? Why aren't we ruling this miserable planet? Join Brandon and Glenn as they discuss Part V of The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every week by becoming a patron on Patreon. You'll also get access to nearly twenty bonus episodes and other rewards. Thanks for your help! Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Review the podcast on iTunes. Up next: A wrap-up discussion of the entire novella The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
42:44
October 4, 2018
Ep. 42: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part V - Recap
Murder, an alien impostor, and robot prison guards. Join Brandon and Glenn for their recap of the final section of The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every week by becoming a patron on Patreon. You'll also get access to nearly twenty bonus episodes and other rewards. Thanks for your help! Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Review the podcast on iTunes. Up next: A discussion of this part of The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
51:42
October 2, 2018
Ep. 41: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part IV - Discussion
Dreams, dreams, dreams! Join Brandon and Glenn as they discuss Part IV of The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every week by becoming a patron on Patreon. You'll also get access to nearly twenty bonus episodes and other rewards. Thanks for your help! Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Review the podcast on iTunes. Up next: The conclusion of the novella The Fifth Head of Cerberus
53:43
September 20, 2018
Ep. 40: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part IV - Recap
Thespianic antics, burglary, a Boschian monster, and a horrific discovery. Join Brandon and Glenn as they recap Part IV of The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every week by becoming a patron on Patreon. You'll also get access to nearly twenty bonus episodes and other rewards. Thanks for your help! Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Review the podcast on iTunes. Up next: A discussion of this part of The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
57:33
September 18, 2018
Ep. 39: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part III - Discussion
Nymphs, femme fatales, trapped souls, and Platonic philosophy. Join Glenn and Brandon for a discussion of Part III of The Fifth Head of Cerberus. We've just reached our first crowd-funding goal on Patreon, and this week we're conducting a poll to determine what we'll cover in a series of special bonus bonus episodes. Become a patron today to have your say. Thanks for your support! Pick up a copy of Glenn's riff on The Merchant of Venice and Raymond Chandler: The Quality of Mercy, a Paul Henslowe novella. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Review the podcast on iTunes. Up next: Pages 51-66 of The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
46:15
September 6, 2018
Ep. 38: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part III - Recap
A visitor from Earth and a shocking revelation about the true nature of Mr. Million. Join Brandon and Glenn as they recap Part III of The Fifth Head of Cerberus. We've just reached our first crowd-funding goal on Patreon, and this week we're conducting a poll to determine what we'll cover in a series of special bonus bonus episodes. Become a patron today to have your say. Thanks for your support! Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Review the podcast on iTunes. Up next: A discussion of this part of The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
49:29
September 4, 2018
Ep. 37: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part II - Discussion
Shapeshifting aliens, lost colonists, and floating people. Join Glenn and Brandon for a discussion of pages 22-36 of The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Support the show and help us release episodes weekly instead of bi-weekly by becoming a patron on Patreon. Up next: Pages 37-50 of The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
48:40
August 23, 2018
Ep. 36: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part II - Recap
Are we all just space aliens masquerading as humans? Join Brandon and Glenn as they begin a series of drugged experiments in pages 22-36 of The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Support the show, gain access to over a dozen bonus episodes, and help us produce episodes more frequently by becoming a patron on Patreon. Up next: A discussion of this section.  
42:41
August 21, 2018
Ep. 35: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part I - Discussion
World-building, literary allusions, and gorgeous libraries: Glenn and Brandon discuss pages 11-22 of The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Support the show and help us release episodes weekly instead of bi-weekly by becoming a patron on Patreon. Up next: Pages 22-36 of The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
44:09
August 9, 2018
Ep. 34: The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Part I - Recap
Robots, clones, and shape-shifting aliens: The Fifth Head of Cerberus is finally here! This episode, Brandon and Glenn recap pages 11 to 22 of the 1994 Orb edition. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Follow us on Twitter. Up next: A discussion of this section.
57:07
August 7, 2018
Religion, Politics, More: Past Master Panel Discussion - Live from LaffCon
Join Robert Bee, Samuel Tomaino, Nancy Lebovitz, and Darrell Schweitzer for a discussion of R.A. Lafferty's Hugo-nominated novel Past Master -- Live from LaffCon. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Up next: The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
33:23
August 2, 2018
Gregorio Montejo - Lafferty's Zarathustra: Not to Mention Camels - Live from LaffCon
We're excited to bring you Gregorio Montejo's talk from LaffCon3: Laffery's Zarathustra: Not to Mention Camels. Support the show and gain access to bonus content by becoming a patron on Patreon. Up next: The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
55:57
July 30, 2018
Andrew Ferguson - "Made Up Entirely of Glowing Geniuses": R.A. Lafferty's Radical Theories on Human Intelligence - Live at LaffCon
We're delighted to bring you Andrew Ferguson's talk from LaffCon3: "Made Up Entirely of Glowing Geniuses": R.A. Lafferty's Radical Theories on Human Intelligence. Support the show and gain access to bonus content by becoming a patron on Patreon. Up next: The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
42:39
July 26, 2018
Ep. 33: Snuffles by R.A. Lafferty - Live from LaffCon!
Live from LaffCon, Glenn and Brandon discuss "Snuffles" by R.A. Lafferty with Gregorio Montejo. Demiurges, gnosticism, and carnivalistic violence, oh my. Also, there's a bear. We couldn't have done this live show without purchasing more recording equipment. And we couldn't have done that without the financial support of our patrons. We're so grateful that you were able to help us participate in such an exciting event, and we look forward to more convention appearances in the future. Thank you! Up next: Finally, finally, finally -- The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Tell a friend. Seriously, tell a friend -- this is one of the best works for introducing Wolfe to new readers.
42:21
July 24, 2018
Ep. 32: The Road So Far - Part I
Glenn and Brandon look back over all the stories they've read so far, talking themes, picking favorites, and begging forgiveness for their errors. Support the show and gain access to loads of bonus content by becoming a patron on Patreon. Up next: Our very first live show! "Snuffles" by R.A. Lafferty, live from LaffCon3. After that: The Fifth Head of Cerberus is finally here!
01:18:18
July 17, 2018
Ep. 31: The Recording
Memory and guilt, haunted recordings and bad hearts -- this episode it's "The Recording." Support the show, gain access to bonus episodes, and help us reach our goal of becoming a weekly podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. You can read the story in The Best of Gene Wolfe or Storeys from the Old Hotel. Up next: The Road So Far, Part I, in which Glenn and Brandon take stock of Wolfe's work up to the publication of The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
43:23
July 3, 2018
Ep. 30: Alien Stones - Discussion
The Royal Navy, the judgment of God, and the origin of Deanna Troi. Join Brandon and Glenn for the discussion of one of Wolfe's rare hard SF stories, "Alien Stones." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show, gain access to over a dozen bonus episodes, and help us produce even more content for you by becoming a patron on Patreon. You can read the story in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories. We want to hire a graphic designer for our upcoming advertising campaign. If you're interested, please contact us. Next up: "The Recording," which you can read in Storeys from the Old Hotel or The Best of Gene Wolfe.
01:14:35
June 19, 2018
Ep. 29: Alien Stones - Recap
Machine life, a beautiful empath, and an interstellar spaceship on a mission of discovery -- it's Gene Wolfe's Star Trek the Motion Picture. Join Brandon and Glenn for the recap of one of Wolfe's rare hard SF stories, "Alien Stones." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show, gain access to over a dozen bonus episodes, and help us produce even more content for you by becoming a patron on Patreon. You can read the story in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories. We want to hire a graphic designer for our upcoming advertising campaign. If you're interested, please contact us. Next up: a discussion of "Alien Stones."
48:05
June 5, 2018
Ep. 28: The Toy Theater
Are you nothing more than a puppet? Find out as Brandon and Glenn discuss the fan-favorite "The Toy Theater."   Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum.   To support the show, gain access to exclusive bonus content, and help us reach our goal of publishing new episodes weekly, become a patron on Patreon.   Read the story in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories.   Up next: "Alien Stones," also in The  Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories.
57:47
May 22, 2018
Ep. 27: Slaves of Silver
The game is afoot! Examine the mustard stain, investigate the unusually large paw print, and solve the case of the missing robots with Glenn and Brandon as they get downright Sherlockian with "Slaves of Silver." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Grab a copy of Glenn's own detective story, The Quality of Mercy. Listen to the prequel on the Tales to Terrify podcast (which has also published some Gene Wolfe you might want to check out). And let us know what you think of it. To support the show and help us reach our goal of publishing episodes every week, become a patron on Patreon. Read "Slaves of Silver" in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Up next: "The Toy Theater" from The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories.
01:33:52
May 8, 2018
Ep. 26: The Blue Mouse
Join the Peace Force and raise mice with Brandon and Glenn as they discuss "The Blue Mouse." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. To support the show, gain access to exclusive bonus episodes, and to help us reach our goal of bringing you an episode every week, please become a patron on Patreon. Read the story in Castle of Days. Up next: "Slaves of Silver," which you can read in Storeys from the Old Hotel.
01:11:10
April 24, 2018
Ep. 25: Operation ARES Wrap-Up with Marc Aramini
Glenn and Brandon are thrilled to bring you their conversation with Marc Aramini about Operation ARES and Wolfe's early career. Get your potato chips, because it's an exciting one!   Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum.   To support the show, gain access to exclusive bonus episodes, and to help us reach our goal of bringing you an episode every week, please become a patron on Patreon.   Grab a copy of Marc's excellent book Between Light and Shadow.   Up next: The Blue Mouse, which you can read in Castle of Days.
01:00:41
April 10, 2018
Ep. 24: Operation ARES - Chapters 9 & 10
China, India, the Outer Banks, and the Pentagon -- travel along with Brandon and Glenn as they conclude Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. To support the show, gain access to exclusive bonus content, and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every week, please become a patron on Patreon.
01:43:23
March 27, 2018
Ep. 23: Operation ARES - Chapters 7 & 8
Biotech and Russian robots, it's time to join Brandon and Glenn as they tackle chapters seven and eight of Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES.  Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: Chapters 9 & 10.
01:04:24
March 13, 2018
Ep. 22: Operation ARES - Chapters 5 & 6 - Discussion
Animism, spiritualism, mercy, and mysticism. Join Glenn and Brandon for a discussion of religion in chapters five and six of Wolfe's novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: Chapters 7 & 8.
42:42
March 1, 2018
Ep. 21: Operation ARES - Chapters 5 & 6 - Recap
Face a lion and meet the President with Brandon and Glenn as they tackle chapters five and six of Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES.  Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: a discussion of these chapters
01:03:01
February 27, 2018
Ep. 20: Operation ARES - Chapters 3 & 4 - Discussion
Do we have an obligation to obey the law? Do we owe any kind of obedience to the state? Find out what Wolfe, Plato, and Martin Luther have to say as Glenn and Brandon discuss Chapters 3 & 4 of Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: Chapters 5 & 6.
01:11:36
February 15, 2018
Ep. 19: Operation ARES - Chapters 3 & 4 - Recap
Stand trial with Brandon and Glenn as they tackle chapters three and four of Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES.  Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your support and for your participation in our story-selection process. Up next: a discussion of these chapters
50:38
February 13, 2018
Ep. 18: Operation ARES - Chapters 1 & 2 - Discussion
Did NASA bankrupt the United States? What are the snuffling, laughing creatures that consume the dead in White City? Join Brandon and Glenn as they discuss Gene Wolfe's world-building in the first two chapters of Operation ARES. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher; or listen directly from the website. Up next: Chapters 3 & 4.
45:23
February 1, 2018
Ep. 17: Operation ARES - Chapters 1 & 2 - Recap
Brave the perils of the night with Brandon and Glenn as they tackle the first two chapters of Gene Wolfe's first novel, Operation ARES.  Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher; or listen directly from the website. Up next: a discussion of these chapters.
01:06:49
January 30, 2018
Ep. 16: Black Dog (An American Gods story) by Neil Gaiman
Explore the folklore of northern England with Brandon and Glenn as they discuss Neil Gaiman's stand-alone American Gods novella, Black Dog. We're covering this story because a patron generously commissioned a bonus episode. Find out more about commissioning your own episode here (https://www.claytemplemedia.com/episode-commission). Read along and join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum (https://www.claytemplemedia.com/forum/gene-wolfe). Subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher (or wherever you find podcasts). Read the story in Trigger Warning. Support the show and gain access to bonus content by becoming a patron on Patreon (www.patreon.com/ClaytempleMedia). We're so grateful for your support and your participation in our story-selection process. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We'll be back next week with our coverage of the first two chapters of Wolfe's first novel, Operation Ares.
01:03:44
January 23, 2018
Ep. 15: The Packerhaus Method
Reanimate yourself with Glenn and Brandon as they discuss "The Packerhaus Method." Read along and join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum (https://www.claytemplemedia.com/forum/gene-wolfe). Subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher (or wherever you find podcasts). Read the story in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Support the show and gain access to bonus content by becoming a patron on Patreon (www.patreon.com/ClaytempleMedia). We're so grateful for your support and your participation in our story-selection process. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Up next: A bonus episode commissioned by one of our patrons. You can read Neil Gaiman's "Black Dog" (an American Gods story) in his story collection Trigger Warning. Find out more about commissioning your own episode here (https://www.claytemplemedia.com/episode-commission). We'll be back the following week with our coverage of the first two chapters of Wolfe's first novel, Operation Ares.
56:23
January 16, 2018
Ep. 14: Sonya, Crane Wessleman, and Kittee
Ride a helibus with Brandon and Glenn as they discuss "Sonya, Crane Wessleman, and Kittee." Our patron vote to determine which stories we'll cover between Operation Ares and The Fifth Head of Cerberus will be next week. If you'd like to vote, become a patron on Patreon at www.patreon.com/claytemplemedia. We're immensely grateful for the support and excited to find out what we'll be covering. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read the story in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Up next: "The Packerhaus Method," also in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Subscribe to the Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast on iTunes or Stitcher.
44:49
January 2, 2018
Ep. 13: Eyebem
Join Glenn and Brandon as they don their robotic ranger caps in "Eyebem." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum at https://www.claytemplemedia.com/forum/gene-wolfe Support the show and gain access to exclusive bonus content at https://www.patreon.com/ClaytempleMedia
47:51
December 19, 2017
Ep. 12: The HORARS of War
Pretend to be an ogre with Glenn and Brandon as they discuss "The HORARS of War." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read the story in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Support the show and gain access to additional content and rewards by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so thankful for your help. Up next: "Eyebem" in Endangered Species.
41:02
December 5, 2017
Ep. 11: The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories
Become a fictional character with Glenn and Brandon as they visit the story within a story of "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories." Read along and join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read the story in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories. Support the show and gain access to additional content and rewards by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your help. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Up next: "The HORARS of War" in Storeys from the Old Hotel.  
53:35
November 21, 2017
Ep. 10: The Scarecrow's Boy by Michael Swanwick
Join Brandon and Glenn as they spend some time with the scarecrow of Theseus in "The Scarecrow's Boy" by Michael Swanwick. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "The Scarecrow's Boy" in Not So Much, Said the Cat. Support the show and help select which stories we read by becoming a patron on Patreon. We're so grateful for your generosity and we look forward to your thoughts on all our bonus episodes. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Follow Michael Swanwick on Twitter. We'll return in a fortnight with "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories," which you can find in The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories.
53:11
November 1, 2017
Ep. 9: Of Relays and Roses
Find romance with Glenn and Brandon as they read "Of Relays and Roses." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "Of Relays and Roses" in Castle of Days. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
39:12
November 1, 2017
Ep. 8: How the Whip Came Back
Meet the Pope with Brandon and Glenn in "How the Whip Came Back." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "How the Whip Came Back" in Castle of Days. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
01:13:29
November 1, 2017
Ep. 7: Car Sinister
Go for a ride with Glenn and Brandon as they drive off with "Car Sinister." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "Car Sinister" in Castle of Days. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
19:13
November 1, 2017
Ep. 6: Morning Glory
Join Glenn and Brandon for a bit of horticultural post-modernism in "Morning Glory." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "Morning Glory" in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
36:09
November 1, 2017
Ep. 5: Paul's Treehouse
Climb into "Paul's Treehouse" with Brandon and Glenn. Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "Paul's Treehouse" in Castle of Days. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
44:16
November 1, 2017
Ep. 4: The Changeling
Join Glenn and Brandon as they have trouble coming home again in "The Changeling." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum Read "The Changeling" in Castle of Days. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
53:25
November 1, 2017
Ep. 3: House of Ancestors
Join Glenn and Brandon as they wind their way up the double-helix of Freudian self-discovery in "House of Ancestors." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "House of Ancestors" in Endangered Species. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
50:26
November 1, 2017
Ep. 2: Trip, Trap
Join Brandon and Glenn as they do a little extraterrestrial archeology in Gene Wolfe's first professional publication, "Trip, Trap." Join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Read "Trip, Trap" in Storeys from the Old Hotel. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
01:00:60
November 1, 2017
Ep. 1: Welcome to the Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast
Welcome to the Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast. Join Glenn and Brandon as they explain the show's format, talk about why they love Gene Wolfe, and reveal what they're most looking forward to reading. We hope you'll read along with us and join the conversation on the Claytemple Forum. Follow Claytemple Media on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter. Follow Glenn on Facebook and Twitter. Find Wolfe's short stories in the following collections: Storeys from the Old Hotel Castle of Days The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories Endangered Species
25:54
November 1, 2017