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

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.

In Episode 7, Richard and Michael discuss the messages woven by Octavia Butler in the story leading to a conversation on serious topics such as gender and fragility of our society.

In Episode 06, Richard and Michael discuss the wonderous organ that the brain is, the problems and quirks associated with it, and how beautifully Lilith told Kahguyaht off.