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Articles and posts that deal with SF, fantasy and horror in audio, including spoken books, podcasts and radio.

Audiobook Review: A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

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A look at the audiobook, A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan.

NOT Star Wars With Jokes – Revisiting The Hitchhiker’s Guide To...

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Science fiction has inspired plenty of mockery over the years. I'm sure we've all seen countless sketches parodying Star Trek, for example. But real science fiction comedy – comedy that takes an SF premise and mines it for laughs – is hardly ever seen on screen or, indeed, on radio.

Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave...

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Science Fiction in music. If you're looking for some sounds to accompany your other-worldly reads, this survey of tracks will get you off to a good start.

Noticias Literatura 5-2

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Estadística sobre lo publicado en castellano en 2013 y adaptación radiofónica de "Blade Runner."

2013 Recap – A Year of Science Fiction Poetry

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Speculative poetry - 2013 year in review

Wishing You A Very Dark Christmas…

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J. Simpson has a different view of how we all ought to celebrate Christmas....

Ghost Stories For Christmas: M. R. James

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J. Simpson enlightens us regarding an old and odd British Christmas tradition - the telling of ghost stories,

The Rise of Audio Books

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Michael J. Sullivan explores the world of audio books and subsidiary rights: Should you hang on to them? Will they be a significant source of income? Just how well are audio works doing?

Poetry Review: Transmissions to the Mystic Nebula

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A collection of intensely intimate poetry which map a life

Top Post de Octubre en Amazing Stories

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Libros Hubo muchas reseñas de libros el mes pasado. Gary Dalkin reseña la colección de 10 historias Feast and Famine: Book Review – Feast and Famine...

Unearthing Forgotten Horrors: Hauntology, Psychogeography, and Folk Horror

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This coming Saturday, some of the UK's finest purveyors of the dark sonic arts will gather to celebrate wyrd British cinema, with six musical performances and rare screening of two cinematic gems, the folk horror classic Blood On Satan's Claw, and the hauntological standard, Nigel Kneale's The Stone Tape.

The Escape Pod: Listen to your Science Fiction

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Escape Pod is a publication which has embraced the digital age. They pay their authors at a professional level, but their stories are available for free as podcast, and also for reading on their site.

Audiobook Review: World War Z: The Complete Edition by Max Brooks

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I'm not a fan of audiobooks in general. I tried listening to some short stories I download over iTunes, but in reality I prefer...

Synthetic Voices #19 – June 2013 Top Picks

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This month's Top Picks aren't as apocalyptic or grisly as last month's (at least I hope!), but there is an air of unnerving, intellectual...

Synthetic Voices #18 – May 2013 Top Picks

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This month's top picks are a little on the WEIRD side, so get your out your crazy hat and dive in! *Announcements* I want to thank...

From the In Box 5/10/13

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Radio Archives History of Zombies in Comics (via SFSignal) May 10, 2013 Dangerous Assignment Volume 3 "Yeah, danger is my assignment. I get sent to a lot of places...

Synthetic Voices #17 – April 2013 Top Picks

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This was one of those wonderful, terrible months where there were simply too many good stories to choose from.  Buckle up! *Announcements* First up, assuming all...

World War Z: The Complete Edition Review

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Being visually impaired, I love audiobooks and one of the first ones I listened to via Audible was the abridged version of World War...

The Beautiful Tiny Worlds of Animated Music Videos

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  Music videos are a strange amalgamation of variant creative forces merging together, all too often used to further market or popularize a song with...

Synthetic Voices #16 – March 2013 Top Picks

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This was one of those wonderful, terrible months where there were simply too many good stories to choose from.  Buckle up! Discuss on: *Announcements* This month I...

What Does the Music of the Future Sound Like?

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When I was a kid, I saw a cheezy science fiction B movie wherein someone was playing an instrument that looked like a small...

Deconstructing Horror: Slamming Doors, Rattling Chains

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Haunted Sounds We’re very excited for this week’s edition of Deconstructing Horror, in which we will investigate how Haunted Houses have possessed the auditory arts. When...

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Diane Severson

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Welcome to the Amazing Stories BLOG HORDE INTERVIEWS! The ASM Blog Horde is a diverse and wonderful species. I have the privilege of talking with all...

From the In Box

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ATOMIC BARK! explores all types of Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy, Surrealism, and alternative/subversive culture, in all media, including literature, cinema, art, comic books, music,...

Synthetic Voices #15 – February 2013 Top Picks

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Woweewow, I love February's crop of Top Picks!  There is so much goodness I can hardly contain myself!  I think all tastes will be...

Me and My Sofa.

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Ah yes, me and my Sofa. I feel confident calling it my Sofa. With a capital S because the sofa I'm referring to, StarShipSofa,...

Calling All Space Cadets!

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Ever wanted to travel to outer space? Now's your chance... for real. Lynx Apollo antiperspirant have launched a competition to win a trip flying...

Synthetic Voices #14 – January 2013 Top Picks

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This month's Top Picks are some of the most clever stories I've heard in a while.  I guess January is just a clever kind...

Synthetic Voices’ Top Podcasted Stories of 2012

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Over at the Synthetic Voices podcast, I see a LOT of fiction over the course of a calendar year.  Now, the 2012th year of the...