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In which the Champagne and Socks podcast casts on, Cranky Ladies is about to be launched, and it's that time of year again, DITMAR CENTRAL. Ditmar awards ballot is out And the Sir Julius Vogel too

Champagne and Socks

Cranky Ladies launch March 8

What Culture Have we Consumed? Alisa: Years Bests for Database, PhD Research, Helen Merrick Alex: Of Mice and Men (National Theatre Live) - because I want an SF version; The Greatship, Robert Reed; Veronica Mars (season 1); Osiris, EJ Swift Tansy: Daughters of the Storm by Kim Wilkins LOOK A REAL BOOK, Reign (Season 1), Agent Carter again. Operation: S.I.N.

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In which we're back, baby, all cultured up from our summer holiday to tell you what's good in books, shows, comics & more.

Thank our Patreons for the Alisa's headphones which have greatly improved our sound quality!

Alisa is about to go to print on the Year's Best YA.

Over the summer, as well as appearing on Galactic Suburbia's sister-wife podcast Verity!, Tansy also guested on the Two Minute Time Lord talking about the Doctor Who Christmas special. Yes, Chip's episodes are totally 2 minutes or less most of the time, but of course Tansy talked for longer than that, don't be ridiculous! Tansy also wrote an article on Sex & Science Fiction over at Uncanny Magazine.

Alex has an exciting new announcement too, but you'll have to listen to find out what it is. (cough, Tor.com, cough)

The Locus Recommended Reading List is out now, and features lots of Aussies.

What Culture Have we Consumed?

Alisa: Warehouse 13 Season 1; Twinmakers by Sean Williams; Crash by Sean Williams; ODY-C #1 (Image); Federal Bureau of Physics Vol 1: The Paradigm Shift (Vertigo); Sex Criminals Vol 1 and Sex Criminals Issue 6 and 7; Julie Dillon's Imagined Realms Book 1;Once Upon a Time Season 1 and 2; Serial

Tansy: The Fangirl Happy Hour podcast, Issue 1 reviews: Bitch Planet, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, SHIELD, Hawkeye, Black Canary & Zatanna: Bloodspell, by Paul Dini; Agent Carter, Kameron Hurley on not quitting her dayjob.

Alex: Three Temeraire books, Naomi Novik; Haven season 4; The Female Factory, Lisa Hannett and Angela Slatter; Lies of Locke Lamora, Scott Lynch; A Face Like Glass, Frances Hardinge; Clariel, Garth Nix; Tam Lin, Pamela Dean. Abandoned: Orphans of Chaos and Hidden Empire;

ZEROES - New superhero YA book deal from Scott Westerfeld, Deborah Biancotti & Margo Lanagan - words do not describe how excited Galactic Suburbia is about this one!!!

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