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April 30th, 2014
Episode 82 of 222 episodes
We're very excited to have Bryan Benson on the show today, who backed our Kickstarter for season 2 of video, and got to pick this month's book. He's a game designer, author and all around great guy. Plus, he helped us to realize that JJ Abrams has become the destroyer of canonicity in SciFi.Download show here!Download video here.Watch on YouTubeWHAT ARE WE DRINKING?Tom: WaterVeronica: Bulleit RyeQUICK BURNSAll existing EU novels will be rebranded as "Star Wars Legends" and considered non-canon.Ernie Cline helping search for lost ET cartridgesP.S. They found them!Bookshelf posted A large collection of Spaceship concept artWINNERS: 2014 BSFA AwardsWINNER: 2014 Philip K. Dick Award - SF SignalPICKSDavid writes: about Farina by George Meredith.Veronica: Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #3)Tom: Republic of Thieves by Scott LynchMay 20 : My Real Children by Jo WaltonFind more upcoming releases at swordandlaser.com/calendarBOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSIONA Dance of Cloaks by David DalglishDezrel Etiquette GuideLady HenchmenA dissonant wordBrand by Bryan BensonBARE YOUR SWORDStoriumHow about a S&L award at the end of the year?The Martian has been Sword and Lasered?ADDENDUMSThe Sword and Laser Antholgy: You. Can. Buy it NOW!THANKS BRYAN BENSON attwitter.com/asherrainguart