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 35 Michael & Richard initially become distracted by Anime and return to discuss Akin’s Arrival at Phoenix.

In episode 34, Richard and Michael discuss who would and has survived the nuclear holocaust in Xenogenesis’ world.

In this episode: Richard and Michael thank fungi for the lack of giant bugs. Akin engages in unintentional creepy child horror gas-lighting. We also see a reprise of the Agouti. Richard sells out humanity (again), but offers a cunning plan for their survival first. Also: This is the version Octavia toned down?

In episode 32, Richard and Michael discuss how badly humans would probably mess up having conscious control of our low level bodily functions.

In episode 31, Richard and Michael discuss how small mistakes in movies can really be bothering and how irritatingly stupid the humas are in the book.