Smuggled stories from North Korea – On this episode, recorded when the panel was giddy over the French election results, Pat and Sam delve into the recently published short stories of Bandi. The pseudonym of...

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Beginning with praise, transitioning to criticism and ultimately reaching a state of forgiveness, the panel embarks upon its ongoing Dystopian Novel Series with the granddaddy of the dystopian novel, We by Yevgeny Zamyatin. (Coincidentally recorded on the podcast’s one year anniversary)….

The Handmaid’s Tale is some serious business. Margret Atwood’s classic dystopian novel remains notably fresh and relevant since its publication in 1985, and has become essential to the genre, among the company of George Orwell’s 1984 and…