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In which we struggle with responses, and Winter’s Tale is coming…

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET:

World Fantasy Finalists https://www.tor.com/2019/07/25/announcing-the-2019-world-fantasy-award-finalists/

CSFG Kickstarter -- https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/csfg/unnatural-order

Coming this week: the next Twelfth Planet Press Kickstarter! Winter’s Tale by Nike Sulway & Shauna O’Meara

 

JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB:

How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 10 Responses: 

CULTURE CONSUMED: 

Alisa:  The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, Becky Chambers Wayfarers series;  Geek Actually S1 (Serial Box)

Alex: Machineries of Empire (inc Hexarchate Stories), Yoon Ha Lee; New Suns, ed. Nisi Shawl; Good Omens

Tansy: This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone, Spider-Man,The Spy who Dumped Me, Good Omens

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In which we consider renaming our podcast to Houston, We Have A Podcast, but someone else got in first...

FEEDBACK: From Rachel & Phillip

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET:

Ditmars: https://locusmag.com/2019/06/2019-ditmar-awards-winners/

Norma: https://normakhemmingaward.org

No Joanna Russ Book Club this week, but read How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 10 Responses for next episode!

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Tansy: Harry Potter & The Cursed Child (Princess Theatre, Melbourne), Last Pen Standing by Vivian Conroy, Big Finish blitz (Torchwood: Ghost Mission, Goodbye Piccadilly, Broken, The Green Life), Evelina, Frances Burney

Alex: The Meg;  all of Haven; most of my Hugo reading; Robots vs Fairies, ed. Navah Wolfe and Dominik Parisien

 

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In which we consider our role models and lost history, plus awards season is hotting up!

 

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET: 

Hugos: https://locusmag.com/2019/04/2019-hugo-and-campbell-awards-finalists/

BSFA: https://locusmag.com/2019/04/2018-bsfa-winners/

Norma: https://normakhemmingaward.org

 

JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB: 

How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 9, Models (38:30)

 

CULTURE CONSUMED: 

Alisa: Santa Clarita Diet S3; Discovery!; Sabrina S2; Your Favourite Band Cannot Save You, Scotto Moore; Dread Nation, Justina Ireland

Tansy: Five Unicorn Flush by TJ Berry, The Women’s War by Jenna Glass, The Royals

Alex: Invisible Women, Caroline Criado Perez; a lot of Marvel; Perihelion Summer, Greg Egan; The City, not long after, Pat Murphy

 

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In which we are not an anomaly, because there are three of us.

FEEDBACK:

Dave & Clara

 

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET:

Tiptree winner and shortlist: https://tiptree.org/news

 

JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB:

(time stamp 21:25 to 58:15)

How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 8: Anomalousness

 

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: Wingspan

Alex: three seasons of Lucifer; Captain Marvel; The Raven Tower, Ann Leckie; Alastair Reynolds: Shadow Captain, and “Zima Blue” and “Beyond the Aquila Rift” on Love, Death and Robots (Netflix)

Tansy: Captain Marvel, The Custard Protocol by Gail Carriger, The Magpie Lord, KJ Charles, Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufman, The Atraea Conspiracy, Village Pillage

 

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It’s our 200th episode! Let there be cake.

This month:

CAKE

What deliciousness are you pairing with this month’s episode?

 

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET

Aurealis noms: https://aurealisawards.org

Nebula noms: https://nebulas.sfwa.org/2018-nebula-finalists-announced/

Tansy news: Creature Court release, and Nullus Anxietas Discworld Convention April 12-14.

Jennifer Kent’s Tiptree TV series in development

https://www.femalefirst.co.uk/movies/movie-news/guillermo-del-toro-jennifer-kent-working-horror-film-together-1181685.html

Also a Tiptree documentary https://roxannesamer.com/tip-alli/

Antimatter Pod: https://antimatterpod.podbean.com

 

JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB: (starts around 36:00)

How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 7, Isolation

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: Russian Doll; The Umbrella Academy; I Met a Traveler, Connie Willis.

Tansy: ATA Girls, Team Starkid: The Guy Who Didn't Like Musicals, Misrule by Jodi McAlister

Alex: Tides of the Titans, Thoraiya Dyer; a lot of Ben Aaronovitch (Peter Grant novels); Umbrella Academy (not finished yet!)

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We're making some changes, but we're still here! Check out our Patreon. [https://www.patreon.com/galacticsuburbia ]

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET:

Hugo Award nomination period!

JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB:

How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 6, False Categorizing

 

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: Twelfth Planet Press news

Tansy: Thornbound by Stephanie Burgis, The Favourite, David Tennant Does A Podcast With Olivia Colman, Who Is Mary Sue by Sophie Collins

Alex: Radio Lab, October 30 episode; How long Til Black Future Month?, NK Jemisin; John Scalzi’s Collapsing Empire and Consuming Fire; The Mental Load, by Emma: https://english.emmaclit.com/2017/05/20/you-shouldve-asked/

 

Next episode is our 200th AND OUR NINTH BIRTHDAY, and we’ll be reading chapter 7 of How to Suppress Women’s Writing (Isolation)… and we’d love feedback! (Celia, are you still there?)

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Double standards with Joanna Russ, Christmas specials, and does the Addams Family hold up?

Pre-order the new Twelfth Planet Press holiday novellas: Merry Happy Valkyrie, by Tansy Rayner Roberts

Marry Me, Mischa McPhee, by Kate Gordon Or check them out on the TPP webpage

HOW TO SUPPRESS WOMEN WRITING:

Joanna Russ’ How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 5 - The Double Standard of Content 14:20 to 1:01:55

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: Doctor Who, Hallmark Christmas movies

Alex: The Addams Family, and The Addams Family Values; The Trouble with Women, Jacky Fleming; Rupetta, Nike Sulway; The Second Shelf, issue 1.

Tansy: She-Ra and the Princesses of Power; Making It

One more episode before we break for the summer!!!

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The end of the world might be nigh but we're still podcasting.

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET?

World Fantasy Awards were given out at World Fantasy Convention this year -- congrats to all winners and nominees.

How to Suppress Women’s Writing, by Joanna Russ Chapter 4 - Pollution of Agency

Time stamps: 7:25 to 41:00

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: news and PhD

Tansy: Resist Fascism; Which Witch, Eva Ibbotson

Alex: A new hobby; Icefall, Stephanie Gunn; Moon Over Soho, Ben Aaronovitch

 

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Science fiction, spoilerifics and Bad Faith...

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET?

Counterpart spoilerific

British Fantasy Awards

BOOK CLUB

Joanna Russ’ How to Suppress Women’s Writing: Chapter 2 + 3 discussion (9:05 to 56:45)

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: PhD update, Icefall by Stephanie Gunn

Tansy: Killjoys S1 & S2, Melissa Scott, Finders.

Alex: The Silence of the Girls, Pat Barker; Exit Strategy, Martha Wells; Stargate SG1 rewatch…

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Welcome to a not quite Galactic Suburbia spoilerific. While Galactic Suburbia is usually the Australian podcast of speculative fiction books, publishing news and chat, this episode is a bit different. Firstly, it’s a spoilerific: we’re going to be talking about the TV show Counterpart, so if you haven’t seen it be warned that we will well and truly spoil it here. Secondly, this is an unusual episode because although this is Alex, from Melbourne, joining me is…

Liz from Melbourne

squiddishly.net

@_lizbarr on Twitter

The order of the cast on IMDB:

Howard Silk

Emily Burton Silk

Ian

Peter Quayle

Claire

Baldwin

Aldrich

Alexander Pope

Thoughts on the plot:

Berlin

Parallels (people, pairings, with their others and each other)

Likelihood/necessity of a second season

Management

 

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You are not technically prohibited from listening to this podcast, but beware the ingrained biases and inequities in our society which might still prevent you from doing so...

WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK?

#fallforbooksmugglers on Instagram

Tansy: Halloween is Not a Verb available for pre-order! Drops on Halloween.

TPP Novellas announced: Merry Happy Valkyrie by Tansy Rayner Roberts Marry Me, Mischa McPhee by Kate Gordon

JOANNA RUSS BOOK CLUB: How to Suppress Women’s Writing:

Chapter 1, Prohibitions Time stamp: 20:25 to 54:00

Next episode: read Chapters 2 + 3

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alex: Mars; Netizens; The Calculating Stars, Mary Robinette Kowal; Dark Emu, Bruce Pascoe.

Tansy: Check Please #1 Hockey; Teen Titans Go, The Muppets, The Orville, Wellington Paranormal

 

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What's a Glottolog, you ask, and what does it have in common with a llama? Galactic Suburbia tells you how...

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET? Tansy on Skiffy & Fanty talking Mother of Invention

Mother of Invention paperback now on sale.

HOW TO SUPPRESS WOMEN'S WRITING

The Prologue

“We have always fought,” Kameron Hurley

CULTURE CONSUMED

Alisa: world news, PhD report

Alex: Shakespeare and Hathaway; a lot of Terry Pratchett; Pandora’s Breeches: Women, Science, Power in the Enlightenment, Patricia Fara; Counterpart

Tansy: The Governess Game, Tessa Dare; The Crown S2, Triquetra by Kirstyn McDermott on Tor.com, Jacqueline Pearce

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In which we chew through some Hugo chat & stats, and revisit the age-old (tragically still relevant) Joanna Russ text How To Suppress Women's Writing

WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK?

Hugo Awards & N.K. Jemisin's historic triple novel win Results Stats stats stats

Guardian coverage

Free Thought Blogs Haters gotta hate

Extra reading: Everything Wrong with SF is John W Campbell’s Fault

Introducing our discussion of Joanna Russ’ How to Suppress Women’s Writing

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before; PHD report

Alex: The Mere Wife, Maria Dahvana Headley; Restoration, Angela Slatter; Highlander

Tansy: We Will Rock You; Highlander; Disenchantment Part 1, Supernatural Season 13

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In which we get political and expendable...

WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK?

Fraser Anning: if you want to put yourself through it

Worldcon protests planned

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Tansy: The Worst Witch S2, Voltron S7, Libby, Suits

Alisa: Glow S2; The Big Sick; Good Girls; TPP novella slush

Alex: terrible movies: Wrath of the Titans. Also Expendables 3. The Memoirs of Lady Trent, Marie Brennan; Early Riser, Jasper Fforde.

Tansy is launching a brand new Mocklore fantasy adventure serial on Patreon!

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In which Harry Potter is a luxury item, and Alex watches terrible action movies so you don't have to.

WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK?

Hugo voting & the Worldcon program disaster

Mother of Invention essays: check out AI explorations by Aliette De Bodard, K. Tempest Bradford & Katherine Cross http://motherofinvention.twelfthplanetpress.com/category/essays/

Tansy buys tickets to Harry Potter & The Cursed Child!

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Tansy: Courtney Milan reread, Moving Pictures, Ant Man & the Wasp,

Alex: Journey to the Center of the Earth, Gods of Egypt (abandoned), The A-Team, Battleship, Geostorm. Also Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

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