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Sci-Fi 5 James Blish - May 23, 1921

The Roddenberry Podcast Network

He was one of the original chroniclers of the voyages of the starship Enterprise, but today's Sci-Fi 5 reveals that there was much more to James Blish's career - both Star Trek-related and otherwise. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Brian Clayton Hosted by Ryan Myers Music by Devin Curry

5mins

23 May 2022

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James Blish - May 23, 1921

Sci-Fi 5

He was one of the original chroniclers of the voyages of the starship Enterprise, but today's Sci-Fi 5 reveals that there was much more to James Blish's career - both Star Trek-related and otherwise. Follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history. Written by Brian Clayton Hosted by Ryan Myers Music by Devin Curry

5mins

23 May 2022

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Hugos There Podcast #46: A Case of Conscience, by James Blish (feat. Scott Danielson)

Hugos There Podcast

Seth is joined by Scott Danielson from A Good Story is Hard to Find and Shelf Wear, to discuss the 1959 winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel, A Case of Conscience, by James Blish. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/hugospodcast Time Codes: Start – 4:45 Intro/getting to know Scott 4:46 – 17:41 Non-Spoiler discussion 17:42 – end … Continue reading "Hugos There Podcast #46: A Case of Conscience, by James Blish (feat. Scott Danielson)"

52mins

1 Nov 2020

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Hugos There Podcast #46: A Case of Conscience, by James Blish (feat. Scott Danielson)

Hugos There Podcast

Seth is joined by Scott Danielson from A Good Story is Hard to Find and Shelf Wear, to discuss the 1959 winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel, A Case of Conscience, by James Blish. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/hugospodcast Time Codes: Start – 4:45 Intro/getting to know Scott 4:46 – 17:41 Non-Spoiler discussion 17:42 – end … Continue reading "Hugos There Podcast #46: A Case of Conscience, by James Blish (feat. Scott Danielson)"

52mins

1 Nov 2020

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The James Blish Star Trek Books - Episode 106

70s Trek: Star Trek in the 1970s

This is a re-broadcast of Episode 11. If you grew up in the 70s, and were a Trek fan, you probably came across the Star Trek series of books by James Blish.  Co-hosts Bob Turner and Kelly Casto take a look at these books in this episode of 70s Trek. James Blish started writing the episode adaptations for Bantam Books in 1967. He is credited for writing 11 books through 1975. That's when he died from cancer. His wife Judith Lawrence finished Star Trek 12 in 1977. Blish also wrote the first Star Trek novel for adults in 1970, Spock Must Die.  It was a sequel to the episode Errand of Mercy. But more importantly, it marked the beginning of publishing original Star Trek novels that continues today. The Blish books proved that there was an audience for written Star Trek material, and it was large! From 1967 through 1975, the Blish adaptations sold over 4 million copies, which was unheard of for the science fiction genre.

30mins

19 Oct 2018

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TMTYR Episode #63: Pavement Pounders’ Blishing (“Arena” novelization, by James Blish)

Take Me To Your Reader

April Fools! Once again we’re back with a reverse adaptation. This time as a tie-in with our previous Trek-centric episode, we discuss James Blish’s novelization of the TOS episode “Arena.” Enjoy!

16mins

1 Apr 2018

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TMTYR Episode #63: Pavement Pounders’ Blishing (“Arena” novelization, by James Blish)

Take Me To Your Reader

April Fools! Once again we’re back with a reverse adaptation. This time as a tie-in with our previous Trek-centric episode, we discuss James Blish’s novelization of the TOS episode “Arena.” Enjoy!

16mins

1 Apr 2018

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Aural Delights No 151 James Blish / Jason Sanford

StarShipSofa

Coming Up This Week 00:40Hugos: 02:20StarShipSofa Stories Vol 2 ToC Announcment 06:00Fact Article: The Graphic Fan by Fred Himebaugh 21:51Interview: Jason Sanford 21:45Main Fiction: The Ships Like Clouds, Risen by Their Rain by Jason Sanford 39.35Fact Article: 42 by Jim Mowatt 01:27:11Main Fictin: One Shot by James Blish 01:34:12Narrator: Lizanne Herd, Fred Himebaugh.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/starshipsofa. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

2hr 7mins

31 Aug 2010