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Marooned! on Mars with Matt and Hilary

116 EpisodesProduced by Matt Hauske & Hilary StrangWebsite

a kim stanley robinson read-along podcast with regular forays into utopia. hosted by some friends who are into communism, science fiction and other stuff

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2312 Episode 11: "Extracts (15)" to "Lists (14)": Piloerection, Multispecies Solidarity, Land Art, Freedom

Hello again! First a massive apology for taking so long to get this episode out. As Matt explains in the opening, this was relatively unavoidable and not intentional, and we hope to finish our discussion of 2312 by the end of the year. As you’ll hear, the audio quality of the recording presented big problems for Matt, not an audio engineer, for making a listenable episode. He’s done his best!

In this episode we discuss chapters Extracts (15) to Lists (14), with characteristic rambling, long-windedness, and propensity for spoilers that you’ve grown to know and love. We talk about piloerection (it’s when your hair stands on end, weirdo), nature vs. culture, science vs. art, mammalness, revolution, and playful unresolvability.

Thanks for listening! We hope to be back soon!

30:30 – Extracts (15)

34:30 – Lists (12)

35:30 – Swan in Africa

45:30ish – Swan and the Wolves

56:30 – Lists (13)

58:30 – back to Swan and the Wolves

1:12:45 – Extracts (16)

1:24:20 – Wahram and Swan

1:34:25 – Lists (14)

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