June 17, 2019

Episode 5: An Incomplete History of Serious Events

Perry and David, and their guest Leigh Edmonds talk about:

Perihelion Summer by Greg Egan | Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers | The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope | A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket | Problem of walled gardens of content | Geographical restrictions on content | Interview with Leigh Edmonds | Both past and future are unknowable | Both SF and history written for the present | History of Technology  | History of Australia as a struggle to overcome distance | Science Fiction and history | The reason to read SF | History of SF fandom | The sub-cultures of Melbourne | SF floods into the country | The Sydney Push | Fundamental change due to computers |  Fanzine publishing before WWII | Why the history of fandom needs to be written about

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