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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for James Alan Gardner. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about James Alan Gardner, often where they are interviewed.

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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for James Alan Gardner. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about James Alan Gardner, often where they are interviewed.

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Episode 64: James Alan Gardner (ft. James Alan Gardner)

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In which Pete interviews distinguished science fiction author James Alan Gardner, author most recently of They Promised Me The Gun Wasn't Loaded, which you can get here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780765398789
May 06 2020 · 46mins
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Episode 38: James Alan Gardner

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An hour-long conversation with James Alan Gardner, author of ten science-fiction and fantasy novels and numerous short stories, including finalists for the Nebula and Hugo Awards and winners of the Aurora, the Asimov’s Readers’ Choice, and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Awards, with a particular focus on his Dark vs. Spark series (Tor Books), which began with …

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Nov 09 2019 · 1hr 2mins

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Ep 24 - James Alan Gardner

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Author, editor and kung-fu mathematician James Alan Gardner joins us in the latest episode of the podcast! Jim starts off by talking about how comics were his first speculative fictional love, especially Marvel's The Avengers and DC's Crisis on Earth One! and Crisis on Earth Two!, leading eventually to science fiction like Heinlein's juveniles, and later, in university, to fantasy by Tolkien and Stephen R Donaldson, and horror by Stephen King.

We talk about his decision to study Math at university, and how a student work internship in Toronto with nothing to do at night gave him the opportunity to start developing his abilities as a writer. Jim tells us about how a writing workshop in Banff allowed him to further hone his skills and find his own voice, and we later discuss how this differed from his experience at Clarion. We also talk about Jim's early work writing science fictional stage plays and radio plays, like Curio (a paranormal investigative series predating The X-Files) and Percy Pulsar, Space Accountant. And he discusses his first prose science fiction stories that were published.

Coming back to superheroes, we talk about Jim's novel All Those Explosions Were Someone Else's Fault — a story pitting metahumans against vampires, werewolves and other paranormal monsters. And he teases its upcoming sequel, They Promised Me the Gun Wasn't Loaded, and the two other novels he's working on in the series. Jim also gives some hints about a haunted house novel he's developing.

Our interview took place in October 2018 at the annual Vancouver Science Fiction, Fantasy & Games Convention (VCon).

Find out more about James Alan Gardner and his stories on his website: https://jamesalangardner.wordpress.com

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Nov 10 2018 · 59mins
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O&F Podcast, Ep. 170: James Alan Gardner

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This episode we talk with Canadian science fiction author James Alan Gardner about U.S. vs Canada sci-fi fantasy, comics, martial arts, writing, his Skill List Project, old school computer languages and his latest book with Tor, All Those Explosions Were Someone Else’s Fault!

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Dec 23 2017 · 1hr

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Episode 111: All The Cool Monsters At Once by James Alan Gardner

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It starts with Ogopogo.  Then, the floodgates are opened, and a deluge of monsters from all parts of Canada appear, heading for...Winnipeg?  What will Canada do?Afterward, Big talks respectfully about Canada.  Rish does not.  And do the Dunesteef hosts believe in such things as Ogopogo, Sasquatches, and Manipogo?Special thanks to Marshal Latham for producing today's story, and Wilson Fowlie, L. "Scribe" Harris, and Marshal Latham for lending their voices to today's episode.

Sep 14 2011 · 1hr 14mins
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Aural Delights No 132 James Alan Gardner

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Fact Article: Science News by J.J. Campanella 05:00

Main Fiction: The Ray-Gun: A Love Story by James Alan Gardner 24:00

Fact Article: Fiction Crawler 9 by Matthew Sanborn Smith 01:19:00

Art Cover Audio Intro by S.P Wilson

Narrators: Ray Sizemore

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Apr 27 2010 · 1hr 37mins