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Flopcast 522: You Sleepy Podcaster

Flopcast episode 522! After a too-long break from the show, the Mayor of Chickentown is back as our special guest co-host! (It’s more court-ordered community service, we assume.) We start with a look at the recently-announced 2022 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (We’re happy about Lionel,

‘The Immorality Engine’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE IMMORALITY ENGINE By George Mann Tor Books 347 pages It would be nice if publishers were uniform in how they dispensed their titles to reviewers but alas, that is not the case. Rather they simply hand copies to various marketing associates in their home offices and these men and

The Earth Station One Podcast Episode 314 – The World of Steampunk

What is Steampunk? Mike and Mike enlist genre enthusiasts Doctor Q, John Strangeway, and Amanda Campbell who take the crew to school on the origins of the literature, the visual style, and the still ever-growing community. Plus, Shannon Rhea gets us all excited for the Marble City Comicon and artist

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Cigars 101

This week we’re dropping a bonus podcast. Last weekend made an appearance at the International Steampunk Symposium, where we presented a panel on introduction to cigars for new cigar enthusiast. Everything a newbie needs to know about that smoke life. So for everyone that couldn’t make trip to Ohio here

Ratchet RetroCast Episode 60 – Hack The RetroCas

This is our world now… the world of the electron and the switch, the beauty of the baud. One of the main lines from the hacker manifesto. Jack in and take a listen as the RetroCast celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of our favorite movies from the 90’s: Hackers!

The Ratchet RetroCast Episode 59 – SLC RetroCast!

One of our last special live recordings from our many travels is a special presentation of Q’s “Clockwork Comics” panel live at Salt City Steamfest. Friends of the show Gabriel Colbaugh and Tony Ballard-Smoot join in and contribute to this comic geek fest. Tune in to listen if you have

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 12: Cogs and Conundrums

The Cigar Nerds Episode 12: Cogs and Conundrums. This week our nerds dust off their top hats and dive into the world of Steampunk. What the hell is Steampunk? Well, we sit down with the guys from the Ratchet Retrocast and try to figure that out in our intro to

Ratchet RetroCast Episode 44 – Some Kind of RetroCast

Grab your Trapper Keeper, Ray-Bans, and skateboard, it’s time to kick off 2015 with showing our love for all things John Hughes! Ripping our childhood dreams to shreds yet again and new host to the RetroCast, Chris adds a new flavor to the show. We pay our respects to Christine

Ratchet RetroCast Xmas Special – A Very Ratchet Christmas

Put on the Yule log, grab some eggnog, sit back and enjoy our own Christmas Story as we tell tales of our favorite Christmas specials. Joining us this time is our special new host Little Miss Chris to add in extra cheer, and keep Q, Ratchet and Strangeway in their

Ratchet RetroCast Episode 42 – Don’t Panic

Grab your towel, throw on a bathrobe and DON’T PANIC! Sit back as we take a tour down Douglas Adams famed work Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Joining with us on this episode is legendary Captain Anthony LeGrange of the Airship Archon live from Ohio! Strangeway and Q grab Tony

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