SF Squeecast Episode 32 is live!

Episode 32: Every Decade Gets the Mutant It Deserves

Welcome to the January episode of the SF Squeecast! Episode 32 is called “Every Decade Gets the Mutant It Deserves.” This episode features the SF Squeecast regulars Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Seanan McGuire, Lynne M. Thomas, and Catherynne M. Valente!

This is the first of our NEW FORMAT episodes. This month we all recommend things that should have award consideration.

Our recommendations include (Hugo Award category in parentheses):

Elizabeth Bear:

Gravity Falls  ”The Deep End” (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)

Gravity (Best Dramatic Presentation- Long Form)
Thor: The Dark World (Best Dramatic Presentation- Long Form)
The World’s End (Best Dramatic Presentation- Long Form)
Welcome to Night Vale (Best Dramatic Presentation- Long Form)

The Titanium Physicists (Best Fancast)

Simon Spanton (Best Editor- Long Form)
Beth Meacham (Best Editor- Long Form)

Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente (Best Novella)
Cry Murder! In a Small Voice by Greer Gilman’s (Best Novella)

Necessary Evil by Ian Tregillis  (Best Novel)
The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord (Best Novel)
Countdown City by Ben H. Winters (Best Novel)
The Mad Scientist’s Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke (Best Novel)
Crux by Ramez Naam (Best Novel)
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black (Best Novel)

Seanan McGuire:

Fringe (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)
Warehouse 13 (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)

Frozen (Best Dramatic Presentation- Long Form)

Sheila Gilbert (Best Editor- Long Form)

Equoid by Charlie Stross (Best Novella)
Hook Agonistes by Jay Lake and Seanan McGuire (Best Novella)

Wisp of a Thing by Alex Bledsoe (Best Novel)

Atomic Robo (Best Graphic Story)

Amy Mebberson (Best Fan Artist)

Catherynne M. Valente:

This Is the End (Best Dramatic Presentation- Long Form)

Liz Gorinsky (Best Editor- Long Form)
Liz Szabla (Best Editor- Long Form)

Paul Cornell:

Orphan Black (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)
Arrow (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)
Person of Interest (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)

The Memory Cheats (Best Fancast)
The Writers’ Room (Best Fancast)
Radio Free Skaro (Best Fancast)
Verity! (Best Fancast)
The Impossible Girls (Best Fancast)
Reality Bomb (Best Fancast)
Tea and Jeopardy (Best Fancast)
Coode Street Podcast (Best Fancast)
Obsessed (Best Fancast)

Judy Crisp (Best Editor- Long Form)
Lee Harris (Best Editor- Long Form)
Jeanine Schaefer (Best Editor- Long Form)

Lynne M. Thomas:

Doctor Who “The Day of the Doctor” (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)
An Adventure in Space in Time (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)
The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)
Adventure Time (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)
Sleepy Hollow (Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form)

Pacific Rim (Best Dramatic Presentation- Long Form)

Galactic Suburbia (Best Fancast)

The Traditional by Maria Dahvana Headley (Best Short Story)
Selkie Stories Are for Losers by Sofia Samatar (Best Short Story)

Saga (Volume 2) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Best Graphic Story)
The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who by Paul Cornell and Jimmy Broxton (Best Graphic Story)

Queers Dig Time Lords edited by Sigrid Ellis and Michael Damian Thomas (Best Related Work)

Katy Shuttleworth (Best Fan Artist)

Click here to listen, press play below, or right-click to download the episode (mp3).



Additional credits: Special thanks to our webmaster, Dmitri Zagidulin, our technical producer David McHone-Chase, Jeff Bohnhoff at Mystic Fig Studios for the instrumentals of music by Seanan McGuire, Katy Shuttleworth, who made our ROCKING logo, and Michael Damian Thomas for general administrative support.



About Lynne M. Thomas

Lynne M. Thomas is a nine time Hugo Award winning editor and podcaster. In her day job, she is Head of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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