Bookbabble Episode 14: Holy Good-Graphic-Novels, Batman!

Jul 23, 2008 by

Bookbabble Episode 14: Holy Good-Graphic-Novels, Batman!  
Recorded 23 July 2008
Babblers: Gem, Lars, Donny

Synopsis:
Are graphic novels worth reading?  The babblers discuss the popular medium that is more often maligned and misunderstood, and makes it understandable to all.  Well, we tried, anyway.  Lots of recommendations for first time readers, and for those who’d like to try something new.  Also, Gem still doesn’t like what she sees on top of the book charts, and Wikipedia to be published?

Show Length: 53:40 mins

Recommendations from Scott Saavedra:
Midnight Sun Graphic Novel, Ben Towle
Zombies Calling, Faith Erin Hicks
Paris Collection, Andi Watson and Simon Gane

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Bookbabble Episode 13: Jason vs Dracula!

Jul 16, 2008 by

Bookbabble Episode 13: Jason vs Dracula!
Recorded 16 July 2008
Babblers: Gem, Bjorn, Donny
Synopsis:
To commemorate Episode 13, the babblers made horror and superstition as a theme for today’s show.  Didn’t eventually talk about superstition, but plenty of horror movie talk, horror-related reads and some recommendations.  Also, terrifying developments on Nicole Ritchie’s new book, Bjorn’s thoughts on the terrifying Southern Vampire series by Charlaine Harris, and is there such a thing as a soul?
Show Length:  58:38 mins
Special Note: Look up the reference to The Big Lebowski yourself!
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Bookbabble Episode 12: Collective Human Knowledge Gone Wilde!

Jul 5, 2008 by

Bookbabble Episode 12: Collective Human Knowledge Gone Wilde!
Recorded 5 July 2008
Babblers: Lars, Gem, Katherine, Donny, with special guest Renee Wallace
Synopsis:
The babblers are joined by a special guest, Renee Wallace, more popularly known as Irene Wilde, in a discussion about the collective knowledge that is captured in books, and how we are accessing this store of information and knowledge and whether it is being accessed at all.  Also, the wonderful story of the Christmas Truce, serialized story by Benjamin Black (aka John Banville), and Internet book catalog sites.
Show Length:  72:02 mins
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