Monthly Archives: July 2022

S2E4: Catch-Up Episode #2: Monster Movies

In this second catch-up episode, I talk about the most recent monster movies (and one novel) to come out and their place in science fiction as a whole. Movie recommendation: Love and Monsters My YouTube video on the physics of giant … Continue reading

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Follow-Up: Languages Mentioned in S2E3

In this week’s episode of A Reader’s History of Science Fiction, I talked about constructed languages, or conlangs. I listed the major ones I discussed in the description, but there were many more that I mentioned in passing, which I … Continue reading

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S2E3: Constructed Languages in Science Fiction

Science fiction frequently plays with language in different ways to explore the concepts of philosophy, culture, and cognition; and constructed languages (or conlangs) are a big part of that. In this episode, I highlight how conlangs have contributed to the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Thor: Love and Thunder

Thor: Love and Thunder is Disney’s latest addition to the MCU and the fourth Thor movie. This is actually a pretty big deal. Thor is the first MCU hero to get a fourth movie outside of the ensemble Avengers films. … Continue reading

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