WFTM Podcast Episode 27: Looking Back on the Good of 2015

Look who's back after several weeks of painful reality? Fernando and Leslie finally discuss all the  books, comics, television and films that made 2015 fun. And we managed to find other things to talk about besides just Star Wars: The Force Awakens! So did we love all the things you did? If not, complain in the comments! Or tell us things we should love instead!

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WFTM Podcast Episode 25.1: Adult Faerie Tales & Terrible Black Widows

Leslie & Fernando return to talk books and comic news, including the release of Black Panther concept art, what President Obama bought on Small Business Saturday, and where you can read a free horror comic online. We also discuss Naomi Novak’s Uprooted, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel and the new YA novel appearance of Black Widow, Forever Red by Margaret Stohl.

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WFTM Podcast Episode 24.1: Black Cats & More Star Wars

We’re nearly back to our originally scheduled programming! Leslie returns to talk books and comics with Fernando. This week we talked about the future of JK Rowling’s writing, getting gift advise from the Random Penguin folk, the French comic Blacksad starring a man-sized black cat and Star Wars: Dark Disciple (because from here until the end of the year, every episode must include a reference to Star Wars).

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We’re now on Stitcher as well!! If Stitcher is your chosen app of podcasting choice, listen to the Working for the Mandroid podcast here

So what’s in Episode 24.1?

Where we just talk about books and comics!

News:

JK Rowling Talks the Future of Her Writing Career

Penguin Random House Hotline Will Help You Find the Perfect Christmas Gifts

What We’re Reading:

Blacksad by Juan Diaz Canales & Juanjo Guarnido

Star Wars: Dark Disciple by Christie Golden

What We’re Reading This Week:

Fernando: Planning to read Wolverine: Old Man Logan by Mark Millar & Steve McNiven

Leslie: Finishing up The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson and Alias by Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Gaydos

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Intro & Outro Music is “Robot Army” by Quiet Music for Tiny Robots, provided via freemusicarchive.org through a Creative Commons License

WFTM Episode 21.1: Terrible People Doing Terrible Things

This week Leslie and Fernando discuss Scott McCloud’s expansive graphic novel The Sculptor before Leslie goes into a rant about thrillers about terrible people doing terrible things so readers can get enjoyment from schadenfreude. For news, we have book cover reveals, open submission period over at Angry Robot (if you have a scifi, fantasy or WTF novel collecting dust), and new Tolkien papers.

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We’re now on Stitcher as well!! If Stitcher is your chosen app of podcasting choice, listen to the Working for the Mandroid podcast here

So what’s in Episode 21.1?

Where we just talk about books and comics!

News:

Angry Robot Preparing for Open Door submission period - Dec 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016

New novella collection of Newsflesh stories by Mira Grant

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Map of Middle Earth annotated by JRR Tolkien found

What We’re Reading:

The Sculptor by Scott McCloud

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

What We’re Reading This Week:

Fernando: Looking forward to finishing Star Wars: Dark Disciple by Christie Golden

Leslie: Finishing up The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins and move on to Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel and Alias by Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Gaydos (for real this time!)

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Intro & Outro Music is “Robot Army” by Quiet Music for Tiny Robots, provided via freemusicarchive.org through a Creative Commons License

 

WFTM Podcast Episode 19.2: How Many Zombies Can We Fit In This Scene?

It’s been a busy week, so not much television was watched, but our fearless heroes take a trip to the sun with Sunshine (dude, it’s old, you don’t get spoiler warnings) and face the most zombies ever with The Walking Dead season 6. But first there is a lot of news to cover, including new webisodes of DC Superhero Girls, television adaptations of comics, some Star Wars stuff and more.

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We’re now on Stitcher as well!! If Stitcher is your chosen app of podcasting choice, listen to the Working for the Mandroid podcast here

So what’s in Episode 19.2?

Where we just talk about television and movies!

News:

First two webisodes of DC Super Hero Girls are available and they’re *adorable*

Batgirl Has a Voice in the upcoming LEGO Movie spinoff!

Is Y the Last Man Getting an FX Show?

io9’s list of the best comics to turn into television shows not movies

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer will come out on Monday!

Defiance has officially been canceled – is anyone sad?

What We’re Watching:

Fernando isn’t enthusiastic about the 2007 movie of Sunshine, while Leslie lacks much emotion about the season premiere of The Walking Dead

Our Favorite Thing We Watched This Week:

Fernando: Arrow, except for the silly flashbacks

Leslie: Supernatural, except for Castiel getting beat up by stupid angels


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Intro & Outro Music is “Robot Army” by Quiet Music for Tiny Robots, provided via freemusicarchive.org through a Creative Commons License

WFTM Episode 19.1: Don't Trust a Roomba

Fernando and Leslie talk about some comic book news before delving back into Robot Uprisings and figuring out whether Beautiful Darkness is a book safe for children. Spoiler alert – it really, really is not.

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We’re now on Stitcher as well!! If Stitcher is your chosen app of podcasting choice, listen to the Working for the Mandroid podcast here

So what’s in Episode 19.1?

Where we just talk about books and comics!

News:

Superman Has a New Identity

Howard the Duck & Squirrel Girl Are Getting a Comic Crossover

Captain Marvel Is Getting Her Own YA Prose Novel

What We’re Reading:

Robot Uprising edited by Daniel H Wilson

·       Executable by Hugh Howey

·       The Omnibot Incident by Ernest Cline

·       Epoch by Cory Doctorow

·       Human Intelligence by Jeff Abbott

·       The Golden Hour by Julianna Baggott

·       Sleepover by Alastair Reynolds

·       Seasoning by Alan Dean Foster

Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann & Kerascoët

What We’re Reading This Week:

Fernando: Locke & Key audio play and Star Wars: Dark Disciple by Christie Golden

Leslie: Uprooted by Naomi Novak and Alias by Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Gaydos

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Intro & Outro Music is “Robot Army” by Quiet Music for Tiny Robots, provided via freemusicarchive.org through a Creative Commons License

WFTM Podcast Episode 18.1: Robots Hate Their Boss, Too

Robots! So many robots! This week Leslie and Fernando discuss some of the short stories from Robot Uprisings along with Last Song Before Night, a potential sequel to the original Civil War comic event, Locke & Key becoming a free audio play, Patrick Rothfuss’ Lionsgate deal, and another bizarre project from Mark Z Danielewski.

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We’re now on Stitcher as well!! If Stitcher is your chosen app of podcasting choice, listen to the Working for the Mandroid podcast here

So what’s in Episode 18.1?

Where we just talk about books and comics!

News:

Locke and Key has been turned into a radio showand it’s currently FREE!

Patrick Rothfuss signs deal to turn The Kingkiller Chronicles into a Movie, a TV Show and a video game

Mark Z Danielewski’s The Familiar - a 12 part serialize book, part 2 comes out on October 27 (read a review of part 1 on NPR here)

New Civil War comic event in Spring 2016?

What We’re Reading:

Robot Uprising edited by Daniel H Wilson

·         Complex God by Scott Sigler

·         Cycles by Charles Wu

·         Lullaby by Anna North

·         Eighty Miles an Hour all the Way to Paradise by Genevieve Valentine

Last Song Before Night by Ilana C. Meyer

What We’re Reading This Week:

Fernando: Robot Uprisings

Leslie: Uprooted by Naomi Novak and Robot Uprisings

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Intro & Outro Music is “Robot Army” by Quiet Music for Tiny Robots, provided via freemusicarchive.org through a Creative Commons License