We kick things off this week with an excerpt from the 1960s sci-fi novel Agent of Chaos by Norman Spinrad, which has a “hero” with a remarkably familiar name …
Other discoveries this week include some very off books written by candidate for the nomination for the candidacy to become U.S. President Marianne Williamson, the rumour of the possibility of a children’s book that Meghan Markle may be thinking about writing, the fact that Donald Trump Jr. has written a book, the defence of the bizarre Cats trailer by the T. S. Eliot estate, and a village game that involves hiding books from children.
After all that business is over, Rob rather appropriately ends the show with Wastelands: The New Apocalypse – an anthology of post-apocalyptic shorts stories edited by John Joseph Adams.
Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for entertaining stories from science and technology, reviews of video games, comics, manga, films, animation and more, editorials and lists about stuff that’s interesting, and a whole heap of other things as well. You can follow us on Facebook, join our Community Group, and ask us your questions (or just talk to us), on Twitter. You can also help us to make more podcasts and videos about interesting things by supporting us on Patreon.
You can find all of our latest shows on AudioBoom, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Deezer, Acast, Stitcher, or whichever podcast service you prefer to use, and if you’re listening on Youtube, then why not subscribe to our Youtube channel for more episodes and a whole range of videos.