In episode 13, The Genre Traveler chats it up with author Chris Berman, discussing his alien invasion novel The Hive and his moon colonization novel Red Moon. We even get a sneak preview of his upcoming novel, Star Pirates. Along the way we talk about how army ants might be a good model for space-faring aliens, whether the world will end in 2012, basing characters on real people, when do you know you’ve researched enough and the possibility of intelligent life on other planets.
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File Size: 26.9 MB
You can listen to a snippet here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT1624T_Fn0
Mentioned in this Episode:
City by Clifford D. Simak
China’s space program
John “Mighty Mouth” Moschitta Jr. and Ten Classics in Ten Minutes
Fed Ex Commercial Featuring Mr. Moschitta
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