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Oscar Catch-Up 2023 – Not Everything Bad Is A Satire – The Boy, The Mole, The Fox, and The Horse

Is the 2023 winner for animated short a brilliant work of satirical performance art, or just bad, or just good? Eneasz, Matt, and Jen have different opinions, and fortunately we totally decide which one is right.

Watch it here

We Got Dreams! – Eneasz Brodski

Steven and Jennifer continue the dream in a discussion with the story’s author, Eneasz Brodski. The book is What Lies Dreaming. Read this book and buy it here.

The short story this is an expansion of is Of All Possible Worlds. Check out that story and everything else he’s published here.

The Real Fanfic Is The Friends We Made Along The Way

The Real Fanfic Is The Friends We Made Along The Way, by Eneasz Brodski

Original Text at my blog

This audio version was produced by AskWho, using awesome new AI tech. It cost him money to produce this, and his Patreon is always open to people who’d like to fund more of this sort of thing. :) https://www.patreon.com/AskwhoCastsAI

We Got Dreams! – Marcus Verus

While Eneasz is away, Steven and Wes sit down to talk about Marcus Verus, one of the three protagonists of Eneasz’s book What Lies Dreaming. Steven finally got off his ass and picked up a whole book without a podcast to motivate him. Then, not only  could he not put it down, he couldn’t resist the urge to talk about it. Read this book and buy it here.