Every Thursday, I post links to various podcasts that deal with the topic of fiction, writing, and tabletop RPGs.
Halloween and NaNoWriMo goodness approaches! For last week's round-up, in the fiction side, the Jamais Cascio interview tickled my fancy as he talks about the relation between science fiction and futurism, while for tabletop RPGs the interview with Kevin Sembedia of RIFTS fame.
- Geeks are Evil interviews local chick-lit author Katrina Ramos Atienza.
- The Agony Column interviews: Eliot Fintushel reads "How the Little Rabbi Grew", Edward Machado, a panel discussion with Kage Baker and Eliot Fintushel moderated by Terry Bisson, a Kage Baker reading, and Janet and Chris Attwood, and Mollie Katzen on food.
- Mur Laferty of I Should Be Writing talks about NaNoWriMo!
- Strange Horizons interviews Tim Pratt (1, 2).
- The Bat Segundo Show interviews: Danica McKellar, Steven Pinker, Naomi Wolf, David Michaelis, James Lipton, Oliver Sacks, and Richard Russo.
- The Word Nerds tackle Nicknames.
- Tor Podcasts has part two of their upcoming books.
- Word Balloon interviews Phil Hester of Darkness and Thirteen Steps fame.
- Podictionary tackles the following words: fantoosh, inadvertently, homage, thrifty, and nonplussed.
- Since it's NaNoWriMo, listen to WriMoRadio and their first episode: Inspiration.
- The Sci Phi Show interviews Paul Jenkins.
- The Penguin Podcast interviews Michael Stusser of The Dead Guy Interviews.
- NanoMonkeys talk about what they're about in their first 2007 episode to those only getting into the NanoMonkey groove this year.
- A Way With Words is entitled Let's Split.
Tabletop RPG (Mostly)
- Pulp Gamer episodes: Podcasting for Your Marketing Program, The Quiz, GAMA's Club and Organizations Program.
- Accidental Survivors does A Year's Retrospective.
- All Games Considered continues the Changeling coverage in addition to their regular features as well as an episode on Vampire: The Requiem.
- Canon Puncture covers Battlestar Galactica with Chris Perrin and Jaime Chambers and has an interview with Jared Sorensen as well.
- Fear the Boot interviews Shane Hensley of Pinnacle Entertainment and has an episode on house rules and horror!
- The Bear's Grove Podcast has some actual play recordings: Spirit of the Century.
- Heroic Cthulhu actual play episodes: Naked (1, 2, 3), Statue (1, 2, 3 ), Music (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 )
- The Game Master Show interviews Rob Boyle of Catalyst Game Labs.
- The House of the Harping Monkey has several episodes up: After Dark #2 which talks about their feelings about D&D 4E among other things, the Farewell Episode to the Round Table, and more Piledrivers and Powerbombs.
- Virtual Play talks about Turtling in Roleplaying Games.
- Wandering Geek Podcast discusses Portable Wargaming and has their third all-music WGPR episode up.
- Yog Sothoth has their Halloween 2007 episode.
- Fandomaniacs has their 4th episode up and their topic is Creating a Spooky RPG Session.
- Fell Calls has an interview with Nathan Letsinger in addition to their Iron Kingdoms goodness.
- Fist Full of Comics and Games has the following episodes: Accenting Your Character, This Week in Geek, and comics for October 24, 2007, and all geeky stuff as of October 28, 2007.
- Grimm Studios latest episode is entitled Scare the Players, Save the Game.
- Gamer Radio Zero sits down with artist Brom and Ian Richards, and they also talk about World Wide D&D Game Day in their latest episode.
- 2d6 Feet in a Random Direction covers Halloween-themed games, Freeport, and Mutants and Masterminds in their latest episode.
- Dragonlance Canticle has an interview with Dragonlance author James Lowder.
- The Basics of the Game plays a production of War of the Worlds.
- Role Playing Public Radio (RPPR) has an episode entitled When Games Go Bump in the Night.