In this weeks episode my cousin Adam and I discuss John W. Campbell’s ground breaking science fiction story “The Last Evolution”. This story originally appeared in the August 1932 issue of Amazing Stories and is one of the first appearances of the technological singularity concept.
Now when we get to talking about the population of New York City, forgive us country boys for being so far off the mark.
In this episode, Robert E. Howard’s Puritan adventurer, Solomon Kane is discussed. The character celebrates his 85th anniversary this month. An excerpt from the Librivox.org reading of “Red Shadows” by Peter Siegel is included.
Following the Official Pulpfest 2011 Welcome, Martin Grams presents a fascinating presentation on the Shadow radio program. Martin has written a book about the Shadow radio show amongst others. Be sure to check out the links below for more information.
Will Murray and Radio Archives’ Roger Price, discuss the new Doc Savage novel, “Skull Island”. This novel is a Doc Savage and King Kong crossover. Will lets us in on how the project came to fruition and his writing process. Roger reads from the prologue and first chapter.