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 46, Richard and Michael discuss the joys of Oankali construct puberty, touch on teraforming, and the seeds of Akin’s campaign for a human Akjai. Read More

In episode 40, Richard and Michael discuss: Oankali sibling bonding, and how they handle their booze. How Octavia’s characters are rich, complex, contradictory, real, and redeamable. The Nature of sleep and dreams, as well as the character of Human extinction.

In episode 39, Richard and Michael discuss plastics ill advised use of alcohol as an anaesthetic and possibility of a human Akjai

In episode 38, Richard and Michael really quickly go off tangent about cephalopods.

In episode 37, Richard and Michael discuss the priorites of which knowledge should be written down first to preseve it in future.

In episode 36, Richard and Michael come up with a new, scientifically proven diet.