Episode 30 – Batting 100

Episode 30 – Batting 100

It’s the last full episode for 2014 and, boy, it’s quite a show this week.

Week in Geek: Andrew reads the metafictional sci-fi novel, Redshirts, while Dan watches a movie nobody liked or saw…and liked it: Earth to Echo.

Boasts of Bethel: After having mentioned the Satoshi Kon manga, Opus, a few weeks ago, Dan discusses its meta-fictional qualities and how it both helps and hinders the comic.

Discussion: Sony Pictures was hacked by a mysterious, overseas group that exposed a bunch of previously classified documents. But what is the purpose––and what is the fallout––of this latest hacking endeavor?

World-Building & Storytelling: Based on a divisive article published by the Telegraph, Dan and Andrew launch into what seems to be the never-ending debate between what’s most important in fantasy and/or sci-fi fiction: a highly-realized world or the stories that are told in that world?

As mentioned above, this is the last regular show for the year; however, small updates will be released from now through the new year, so you won’t be without your beloved For All Intents and Purposes for long. 

Continue to feel free to leave comments at the page for this episode at forall.libsyn.com. Or do the same (and join in on the conversations) at the official Facebook and/or Google+ pages. You may also e-mail the show at forallpod@gmail.com

For all intents and purposes, that was an episode recap.

Featured Music:

-“Stayin’ in Black” by Wax Audio

-“Misty Mountains” by Howard Shore (from the soundtrack to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

-“So Long Blues” by Ray Bonneville

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