Balticon Podcast

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The Balticon Podcast brings you interviews with the people who make Science Fiction happen.

It is almost Balticon time again! But it isn't too late for another Balticon 50 interview. Today I’m talking with the winner of last year’s Compton Crook Award, Alexandra Duncan. Alexandra is an author and a librarian. Her Young Adult Science … Continued

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Interview time again! Next up, we have this year’s musical guests, filk artists Bill and Gretchen Roper. Bill has been active in writing, recording, performing, and publishing filk music for over 20 years. His particular sense of humor and his[...]
Another busy week means… another reading! This time from yours truly. This episode features a reading from the first draft of my novel, The Perils of Prague, book 1 of the Adventures of Crackle and Bang. I’m sorry to say that I’m still r[...]
And now, for something a little different. After so many panels, it is time for a reading! And we have a previously unreleased reading by Yoji Kondo, using a stunt reader. Mr. Kondo is an astrophysicist as well as a fiction writer, and has worked wi[...]
This week it is time to take a look at copyrights. We’ll be joining John Taylor Williams, Thomas “Cmdline” Gideon, Suzanne Rosen, and panel draftee Randy Chirco as they look at what Copyright is, how it does and doesn’t apply to writing and mu[...]
Balticon 50 starts here! The first panel is over a month away, but we’re proud to get things started by brining you interviews with some of our returning guests of honor and other notables. First up in our hit parade is returning Guest of Hono[...]
Oops… April 18, 2016
All has not been going smoothly over at Swimming Cat Studios, and I’m afraid that this week’s episode will be late. We apologize for the delay, and we want to assure you that the wayward episode will be out as soon as possible.
Audience participation time! We’re going to take pieces of classic erotica, cut out the author’s carefully chosen words, and ask you to replace them with your own. Moderator: Patrick Scaffido Speakers: Starla Huchton; Doc Coleman
BC50.0 – Changes April 7, 2016
I mentioned several episode ago that there would eventually be changes in the podcast, and here is the first one. I’m changing the numbering convention used for the episodes. Up until now, the episodes were numbered this way: BC48.150 BC = Bal[...]
BC46.133 – Homebrewing April 4, 2016
Home Brewing — How to get started and excel at making your own craft beer, wine, etc. “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin Our panel of novice and master home brewers take you through the basics of making [...]
Learn to go from novice to hero using the WordPress content management system. Moderator: Terri “Flynnstress” Vernon Speakers: Chooch Schubert; Doc Coleman; Gary Lester
Glomp and squee over all your favorite New Media personalities as we judiciously round them up into one location with a tiny bottle neck cutting off all hope of their escape (to the bar). Moderator: Grig (Punkie) Larson Speakers: Trish Wilson (Eliza[...]
Listen as the Flying Island Press pirates plan their next mutiny and perpetrate their upcoming literary larcenies. Moderator: Scott Roche Speakers: Laura Nicole Spencer; Doc Coleman
A live recording of The Shrinking Man Project discussing the ins and outs of weight loss hosted by the Shrinking Man himself. “Inspiration. Finding it, and being it.” Where do you find inspiration to make change in your life? How does that inspirati[...]
Finding the perfect accessories is vital to having the perfect steampunk costume: Find out the best places to get these accessories and tips and tricks to making your own. Moderator: Elektra Hammond Speakers: Janine K. Spendlove; Jared Axelrod; Doc [...]
Today’s episode is from not one, but two podcasts recorded during Balticon 46:Nathan Lowell’s Talking on my Morning Walk podcast, also known as #tommw, and my own podcast The Shrinking Man Project. Joining us on our morning walk are Veronica G[...]
Rule 34 of the internet, If you can imagine it, there is porn of it. In this panel we examine the year’s releases in the new media world, and see which of them are in desperate need of dirty fanfic. Moderator: Nobilis Reed Speakers: Doc Coleman; Ver[...]
From werewolves of property to anti-zombie airship pilots, the Empire has struck back. Meet the writers of this Brave Old World as they discuss what Steampunk is, where it is going, and what are the essential elements of Steampunk. Moderator: Tee Mo[...]
The Balticon Podcast is back! We’re sorry that it took so long, but we’ve finally got enough things under control to put out a new episode. We’re back, and new episodes will be coming out soon. Stay tuned folks.
Mark Van Name, the 2008 Compton-Crook award winner, reads from his 2012 novel, “No Going Back”. One of my favorite parts of a reading can be the audience interaction and the side stories and comments by the author. This session has both. I have not [...]