S2E8: Techno-Thrillers

S2E17: Science Fiction in Video Games A Reader's History of Science Fiction

In this episode, I bring back my cohost Greg for a conversion about how science fiction has shaped video games, and vice versa. Classic game recommendation: Chrono Trigger
  1. S2E17: Science Fiction in Video Games
  2. S2E16: Catch-Up Episode #6: Children's Sci-Fi Movies
  3. S2E15: Religion in Sci-Fi
  4. S2E14: Margaret Weitekamp Interview
  5. S2E13: Gary Bengier Interview

Techno-thrillers are a surprisingly fuzzy category that sits at the border of sci-fi and suspense. In this episode, I give an overview of the subgenre and the different ways it can be classified.

Book recommendation: Delta-v by Daniel Suarez

Sam Boush on the categories of techno-thrillers.
My review of Delta-v.

Other books discussed:
The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy
Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

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About Alex R. Howe

I'm a full-time astrophysicist and a part-time science fiction writer.
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