There are a lot of robots in episode 9, including a battle between US and Japan mechs, Leslie losing all faith in humanity at the failed experiment of Hitchbot, and checking in on Mr. Robot in our summer television review. Fernando talks about how Jon Stewart changed news watching, Leslie squeals about Marissa Meyer and her Lunar Chronicles series, there is general love for Greg Rucka’s Lazarus comic series and much more. Don’t forget to enter to win boxes of Comic Con swag!!
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So what’s in Episode 9?
What We’re Watching:
It’s Jon Stewart’s last week on The Daily Show and we are sad.
Checking in on Summer Television:
- Dark Matter
- Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
- Mr. Robot
What We're Reading:
An update on A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge
Warm Up by VE Schwab (original Tor.com short story)
Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky by Marissa Meyer (short story in the Lunar Chronicles series)
We’re Still Hosting a Contest to Win SDCC Swag, Books & T-Shirts!
What’s Making Us Happy:
Fernando: looking forward to reading Volume 3 of Lazarus
Leslie: using Google Docs as weird IM software that feels more like passing notes in class and binging Parks & Rec on Netflix
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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