The Xenothesis podcast features review, discussion and analysis of Dawn book 1 of Octavia E. Butler’s, Xenogenesis trilogy AKA Lilith’s Brood

Michael Glinka

Michael Glinka

Richard J. Acton

Richard J. Acton

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In episode 68, Richard and Michael, after long New Year break, go off tangent about adaptations of various series. Read More

In episode 69, (Nice ;) ) Richard and Michael discuss the gritty real feel of Octavia’s fantastical world and how this is achieved, The Ooloi take the gloves off in influencing the humans, and the humans seem to have made some rare sensible decisions.

In episode 68, Richard and Michael discuss how our eyes adjust to darkness and how much more powerful the construct Oankali are in creating an aphrodisiac.

In episode 67, Richard and Michael discuss another rare human genetic disorder, the tactlessness of the Ooloi and the confusion of the humans about the mysterious evaporation of their reservations about the Oankali now that they’ve experienced them.

In episode 66, Richard and Michael discuss the nature and complexity of human infidelity.

In episode 65, Richard and Michael discuss the Ooloi genetic memory being a form of external storage as well as Tomas and Jesusa’s discovery that the can’t be away from Jodahs.