Book Review: Debris by Jo Anderton

On August 20, 2012, in Book Review, Cathy Russell, by Catherine Russell

“-Falling just means you’re someone else when you stand up.” – Debris   In the world of Debris by Jo Anderton, pions – the sentient energy that composes reality – can be coerced into shaping matter and performing whatever task is required. The veche who rule the city of Movac-under-Keeper employ powerful pion “binders” to […]

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The Alternate Steampunk Albertian Age: A review of The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder

On June 29, 2011, in Book Review, Paul Weimer, by Paul Weimer

    The creature stalked forward, bent, its talon like hands flexing, and Burton saw that his first impression was accurate: the thing walked on two-foot-high stilts. Its lanky body was clad in a skintight white scaly suit that glittered in the dim light of the single guttering gas lamp. Something circular glowed on its […]

Episode 035 James Enge & Blake Charlton

On November 29, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

035 The Functional Nerds In the 35th episode of the Functional Nerds, we welcome back Blake Charlton & James Enge to talk dyslexia, Latin, Greek & why other languages have fewer folks suffering from dyslexia versus English, then break out into a fantastic chat on music, instruments and how language plays a huge part in […]

Nerd News Roundup-May 15 2010

On May 15, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News…mega massive news day… Episode 9 of the podcast is live – featuring Aidan Moher. Scifi & Fantasy Scifi Wire: 6 amazing sci-fi TV shows ruined by their freaky finales SfSignal: Voice Of The Fans: Which Book Series Do You Want To End? Grasping for the Wind: Essay: 11 Novels of Science Fiction […]

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May Round Table Discussion

On May 4, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

The Functional Nerds – Round Table Discussion May 2010 This is a special bonus episode of The Functional Nerds! The concept here is simple – we take several topics to discuss and we invite some friends to join us for a round table discussion – which we record for posterity.  Similar to inviting a bunch […]

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Episode 005

On April 16, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

005 The Functional Nerds In the fifth episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about all things musical and technological – together at last in a single topic!  This week we chat about: USB mics, podcasting mics, John’s new song, Neal Stephenson, The Baroque Cycle, Quicksilver, 1666, recording & the recording […]

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