Input/Output [Episode 3] – I Hate Coffee Cups

Welcome to INPUT/OUTPUT, a podcast where Sam and Brendan have a stream of consciousness chat about whatever’s been interesting them that week. This episode we talk about webcomic, The White Board; crazy 90’s TV show,  Art Attack; fake coffee cups, and Hellboy. Normally we alternate weeks between READ/WRITE and INPUT/OUTPUT, but this week is the Easter […]

INPUT/OUTPUT [Episode 2] – Human Recipes

Welcome to INPUT/OUTPUT, a podcast where Sam and Brendan have a stream of consciousness chat about whatever’s been interesting them that week. This week we talk about AIs cooking humans, Final Fantasy, and outer space (plus lots more). Normally we alternate weeks between READ/WRITE and INPUT/OUTPUT, but next week is the Easter weekend, which means […]

Let the Photons Fill Your Sails

In Revenger, author Alastair Reynolds takes the reader to a time and place where sail ships plying the trade winds link scattered islands of humanity, and sailors search for buried treasure and adventure. This is a world where things are measured in spans and leagues, travel takes weeks or months between settlements. And all of […]

Input/Output [Episode 1] – Infinite Hot Takes

Welcome to the first episode of Input/Output a podcast where Sam and Brendan have a stream of consciousness chat about whatever’s been interesting them that week. This will be posted every second week. Along with READ/WRITE we’ll be posting something every week. This episode we take on such topical subjects as the movie Dredd (2012), […]

2016: A Book Odyssey

Okay, so I posted a while ago that I had only read eleven books this year. I was so disappointed with myself. Well, after playing around with Goodreads, entering books for days, I realized that was a bit of an understatement. At this point I’ve managed to crank that number up to fifteen novels, plus […]

The First Rule of Book Club

I’m not a big fan of clubs. I don’t object to the idea itself. Its the people. Everyone else seems to want to be part of a group. I go out of my way not to be. But there is one type of club I’ve always found intriguing. Book clubs at least make sense. I’m […]