Author Archives: Lynne M. Thomas

About Lynne M. Thomas

Lynne M. Thomas is a Hugo Award winning editor and podcaster. In her day job, she is the Head of Distinctive Collections and Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.

Episode 134 – We’re (Not) All Smiles

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Two weeks in a row with new Doctor Who to watch! We’re practically beside ourselves. Join Deb, Erika, Top Kat, and Lynne as we chew on “Smile”. Feelings are mixed about this one, and as always,…

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Episode 133 – A Well-Bill(t) Pilot

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IT’S HERE IT’S HERE IT’S HERE! FINALLY! We have watched a new episode of Doctor Who! Join Deb, Erika, Lynne, and Tansy as we talk about Bill, the Doctor, (possibly) dead lesbians, fat jokes, re-treaded ground,…

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Episode 132 – Meta Mind Robbery

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It’s time to talk about something Tansy loves! Join Deb, Erika, and the aforementioned Tansy as we delve into the Land of Fiction and talk about metatextuality, rearranging faces, Medusas, and unicorns! Have you seen this…

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Book review: All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

[NB: This novel is out in paperback today, coincidentally] All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders My rating: 5 of 5 stars If I said that this book takes a slightly playful look at the apocalypse, you … Continue reading

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Extra! – AVAA (Ask Verity! Anything, Again!)

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It’s a life-induced Emergency Extra!, complete with help from you, the listener! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Lynne as we answer listener questions! We talk about missing episodes, ones we wish were missing, podcasts, and…

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Uncanny Hugo Nominations! I am completely floored.

For the record, I am humbled. Thank you to everyone that has supported the work of Uncanny Magazine. {this post is cross-posted from the Uncanny Magazine blog} Outstanding news, Space Unicorns! Two Uncanny Magazine stories are finalists for the prestigious … Continue reading

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Book review: Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal

Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book made me cry. Twice. The setup: World War I setting. Ginger Stuyvesant is an American who is part of the Spirit Corps. They function like the … Continue reading

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Extra! – Doctor Who Noveltunes

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Did someone order a silly Extra!? Because we’ve certainly got one for you! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Liz as we talk about Doctor Who novelty music. Some of it is fun, some is painful. You…

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Book Review: Three Parts Dead, by Max Gladstone

Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone My rating: 4 of 5 stars First book in a series, which means there is a lot of ground to lay, and Max Gladstone does a great job of doing so. This novel is … Continue reading

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Episode 131 – Steven, Leavin’

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This week’s “last” is a goodbye to a companion we’re all quite fond of, Steven Taylor (not to be confused with Steven Tyler). Join Deb, Erika, Liz, and Tansy as we marvel at the excellence…

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