AISFP 253 – Jamie Todd Rubin, BEYOND THE SUN

AISFP 253 - Jamie Todd Rubin

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:31 — 42.7MB) Brent Bowen caught up with science fiction writer and Evernote ambassador Jamie Todd Rubin at last year’s Worldcon. They discuss how wearable tech and Evernote can improve a writer’s life, Jamie’s quest to write everyday (now 396 days out of 398), and his work […]

AISFP 243 — Ramez Naam, CRUX Giveaway

AISFP 243 — Ramez Naam, CRUX Giveaway

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:59 — 39.4MB) Brent Bowen chats with Ramez Naam at the 2013 Worldcon in San Antonio. They discuss his novels Nexus and its follow-up, Crux; whether we, both individually and culturally, are equipped to adapt to a world of accelerating technological change (such as privacy matters and […]

AISFP 206 – Stina Leicht

AISFP - 206: Stina Leicht

Brent Bowen returns and he is triumphant! Loading us all into his Way-Back machine, we present an interview with Stina Leicht from last year’s WorldCon. Hey, some things are worth waiting for!

AISFP 181 – Jack McDevitt


Brent Bowen sat down with Jack McDevitt at Worldcon to discuss why one should never compare oneself to Charles Dickens, working with Mike Resnick, career choices for authors, and much more.

AISFP 137 – Lou Anders

The Restoration Game

One of our favorite guests, the always gracious Lou Anders, Editorial Director of Pyr books, sat down with Shaun at WorldCon the morning of the Hugo Awards. If you’ve been living in a cave. . . . Lou won.

Shaun Was Here – A WorldCon Recap

AISFP 191 – BN Downsizing, Dragoncon Controvery, and the Society of Idiots

Thanks to a good friend who offered me a place to crash, I was able to attend WorldCon this past weekend. I drove up to Reno on Friday, arriving around 1pm, and stayed until Sunday. So, what did I do, who did I meet, and what was my experience like? I’m so glad you asked!

A Report for WorldCon


Pointing out the trend towards fast, dramatized dialog, Stan made the case that modern SF panders itself to the less knowledgeable reader, and takes the genre away from its literary roots.