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Podcast Episode: Human Connections in Death Stranding

Podcast Episode: Human Connections in Death Stranding

Episode 7: Human Connection in Death Stranding | RSS.com “[We] grew stronger through interpersonal connections. By creating what came to be called ‘society’.” This is a thoughtful consideration of human connections as …

Podcast Episode: Knights Radiants & Stoicism

Podcast Episode: Knights Radiants & Stoicism

Episode 6: Knights Radiants & Stoicism | RSS.com “Life before death. Strength before weakness. Journey before destination.” That is the First Ideal of the Immortal Words for all ten orders of the Knight Radiants present in the Stormlight …

Books Undone is an Indieverse Awards Nominee

Books Undone is an Indieverse Awards Nominee

It’s time to share some good news! Books Undone has just been nominated for the Indieverse Awards 2024 in the categories of Best Book Media (Podcast & Blog) and Book Podcast I Always Catch Up On. I’m elated about this! Voting …

Podcast Episode: Non-Conflict in Rejoice

Podcast Episode: Non-Conflict in Rejoice

Episode 5: Non-Conflict in Rejoice | RSS.com “When selfishness becomes a pathology, there will be many innocent victims.” That is one of the many brutal truths of human behaviour explored in a modern take on first-contact sci-fi. …

Podcast Episode: Orwell's Newspeak

Podcast Episode: Orwell's Newspeak

Episode 4: Orwell's Newspeak | RSS.com “But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” That is the premise behind the prescribing language proposed in a cautionary tale about the politics of power. It is considered one of the …

Podcast Episode: Babel-17

Podcast Episode: Babel-17

Episode 3: Language in Babel-17 | RSS.com “If there is no word for it, how do you think about it?” reflects the central topic of a sci-fi masterwork known for its discussion on linguistic relativity. I’m talking about Babel-17, a …

Podcast Episode: Flowers for Algernon

Podcast Episode: Flowers for Algernon

Episode 2: Deconstructing Flowers for Algernon | RSS.com “He doesn’t realise I was a person before I came here,” is one of the many heart-breaking realisations discussed in a sci-fi masterwork centred on neurodivergency and trauma. …

Podcast Episode: Deconstructing Fahrenheit

Podcast Episode: Deconstructing Fahrenheit

Episode 1: Deconstructing Fahrenheit 451 | RSS.com “It was a pleasure to burn” is the iconic opening of a story that became a staple in the discussion of censorship and book burning – I’m talking of Fahrenheit 451, by Ray …