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 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? Read More

In Episode 12, Richard and Michael discuss how much would it require for us to accept the fact that we were saved by aliens and how do we feel about mixing humans and aliens.

In Episode 11, Richard and Michael discuss the characters and the potential problems with the new humans that Lilith decided to Awaken.

In Episode 10, Richard and Michael discuss the chapter 1 from the new part: Nursery. The chapter introduces us potential new human allies, all with their quirky characteristics.

In Episode 9, Richard and Michael finish the part II Family of the book and discuss range of topics from animal and children’s rights, to biohacking and gene therapy.

In Episode 8, Richard and Michael discuss the issues with separating social animals from their kind and go on a tangent discussing the lack of security of “smart” devices.