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The Butcher Block

An irregular podcast featuring all things Jim Butcher, as well as a few things Jim's fans might find cool. Hosted by Fred Hicks, a long-time friend of Jim's and developer on the Dresden Files RPG.

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BB013b - A Taste of Turn Coat, part 3

Part 3 of a 5-part series: Jim reads the Turn Coat sample chapters at ConDFW.ConDFW.orgAbout Turn CoatThe Jim-Butcher.com StoreDiscuss this episode on the forumChapter Posting Dates:Chapter 1: February 25Chapter 2: February 26Chapter 3: February 27Chapter 4: March 3Chapter 5: March 10

10mins

27 Feb 2009

Rank #1

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BS001 - The Mega-Minicast!

(12m 38s) The Butcher Block is back with a new style of episodes: Butcher 'Spress, all the news you mortals need to know!The News12/04: Captain's Fury hardcover12/26: My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon, "Heorot"3/27: Captain's Fury audio4/01: Small Favor US hardcover and audio4/03: Small Favour UK hardcover4/16: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #1    -- druiz (at) dabelbrothers.com to inquire about missing posters    -- Diamond's Comic Shop Locator5/28: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #26/25: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #37/30: Chris McGrath Cover Art Calendar10/21: Blood Lite, "Harry's Day Off"10/21: Welcome to the Jungle trade hardcover10/31: Backup    -- cover art    -- pre-order Storm Front11/20: Furies of Calderon, Academ's Fury, and Cursor's Fury on audio11/25: Princeps' Fury audio12/02: Princeps' Fury hardcoverand April 2009 (whoops! we said 2008 in the podcast!): Turn Coat hardcoverCall in and leave the show voicemail at 301-6377-HAT! The Music- 2006 Pl@stic Soul- .22

12mins

9 Apr 2008

Rank #2

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BS003 - A Long-Expected Podcast

It's the (much-delayed) third episode of Butcher 'Spress!American Cancer Society's Relay for Life: Make a donation! Jim and Shannon's second auction: autographed first-printings of the four books in the Codex Alera! Ends June 27th.Upcoming Glee: 5/21: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #2-- Diamond's Comic Shop Locator 6/11: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #1 reprint-- I'm not kidding, he looks like Iron Man 6/25: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #3 7/23: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #4 7/30: Chris McGrath Cover Art Calendar 10/21: Blood Lite, "Day Off" 10/21: Welcome to the Jungle trade hardcover 10/21: Storm Front, issue #1 10/31: Backup from Subterranean Press. Green Man Review: April Gutierrez's review pre-order Storm Front (no date yet) Storm Front's artist: Vincent Chong Subterranean Press is also planning special editions of Fool Moon and Grave Peril, but we don't have any details yet. 12/11: Furies of Calderon, Academ's Fury, and Cursor's Fury on audio (NEW DATE!) 12/02: Princeps' Fury in hardcover and audio formats. (This is an update from what was said in the podcast! The publishers finally seem to have realized the silliness of their previous schedule.) 1/6/09: Mean Streets, "The Warrior" 3/3/09: Small Favor in paperback 4/7/09: Turn Coat hardcoverEarly 2009: The Dresden Files RPG New Livejournal CommunityBleeding Alpha playtesting listCon Schedule: 7/11-13: Polaris in Toronto, Canada 7/24-27: Jim and the Dabels at San Diego Comic Con 10/24-26: MileHiCon in Denver, CO 2/20-22/2009: ConDFW in Richardson, Texas 10/16-18/2009: Jim and Shannon at Kingsport Women's Festival in Kingsport, TN

15mins

22 Jun 2008

Rank #3

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BB0012 - Dabbling With the Dabels

(32m 44s) Fred returns after a long hiatus with an interview.  Our guest is Ernst Dabel of the Dabel Brothers, publishers of the upcoming Dresden File comic.Plugs: - rpgpodcasts.com- Catie Murphy- The Dresden Files Comic Book- New York Comic-ConMusic:- 2006 Pl@stic Soul- .22

32mins

11 Apr 2008

Rank #4

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BB011 - Alera Love

(26min 21sec) Fred and Priscilla talk news, and the listeners phone in their Alera Love. Call in and leave the show voicemail at 301-6377-HAT!The Music- 2006 Pl@stic Soul- .22 News Items with Priscellie- September 4th, Release of Many Bloody Returns, "It's My BirthdayToo." Book signings all across the country. Jim was in Kansas Cityat B&N. Early September book signings for Many Bloody Returns- Cover art for Supernatural Honeymoon! Edited by P.N. Elrod, outDecember 26th. My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon Cover Art- Subterranean Press- Real Life Comics Dresden Files Sighting- Codex Alera on Unshelved- The Drumstick Campaign- Jericho- dresdencity.org- maenad.tripod.com- dresdenfiles.org- New Home 4 Dresden Petition- PhauxCon in Philly, October 5-7- Shannon Butcher- The Dresden Files RPG Playtest Application Alera Love- Read about the Codex Alera- We hear from Fred, Priscilla, Jackie in Austin, Meg, Charles from Texas, Gloria, and "The Man in the Shadows"... spooky. Quick Addendums- Strange Brew on P.N. Elrod's Livejournal- Captain's Fury cover art preview Comment on this Show over at Jim-Butcher.Com

26mins

1 Oct 2007

Rank #5

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BB013b - A Taste of Turn Coat, part 2

Part 2 of a 5-part series: Jim reads the Turn Coat sample chapters at ConDFW. ConDFW.org About Turn Coat The Jim-Butcher.com Store Discuss this episode on the forumChapter Posting Dates: Chapter 1: February 25 Chapter 2: February 26 Chapter 3: February 27 Chapter 4: March 3 Chapter 5: March 10

13mins

26 Feb 2009

Rank #6

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BB013 - A Taste of Turn Coat, part 1

The Butcher Block returns with a bang!Part 1 of a 5-part series: Jim reads the Turn Coat sample chapters at ConDFW.ConDFW.About Turn CoatThe Jim-Butcher.com StoreChapter Posting Dates:Chapter 1: February 25Chapter 2: February 26Chapter 3: February 27Chapter 4: March 3Chapter 5: March 10

11mins

25 Feb 2009

Rank #7

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BS002 - Slowdown on the Lowdown

[12min 23sec] It's the second episode of Butcher 'Spress!Upcoming Glee: 4/16: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #1 (sold out 5/2!)Diamond's Comic Shop Locator 5/21 or 5/28: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #1 reprint 5/28: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #2 New Comic Covers on the forum 6/25: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #3 7/23: Welcome to the Jungle, issue #4 7/30: Chris McGrath Cover Art Calendar (Christian McGrath.com) 10/21: Blood Lite, "Harry's Day Off" 10/21: Welcome to the Jungle trade hardcover 10/31: Backup from Subterranean Press. Cover art and sample image. pre-order Storm Front (no date yet) Subterranean Press is also planning special editions of "Fool Moon" and "Grave Peril," but we don't have any details yet. 11/20: Furies of Calderon, Academ's Fury, and Cursor's Fury on audio 11/25: Princeps' Fury audio 12/02: Princeps' Fury hardcover-- Cover Art! and April 2009: Turn Coat hardcoverCon Schedule: 4/18-20: MobiCon in Mobile, AL 6/10: Signing Marathon with Jim and Shannon in the Jefferson City area 7/11-13: Polaris in Toronto, Canada 7/24-27: Jim and the Dabels at San Diego Comic Con 10/24-26: MileHiCon in Denver, CO 2/20-22/2009: ConDFW in Richardson, Texas 10/16-18/2009: Jim and Shannon at Kingsport Women's Festival in Kingsport, TN Call in and leave the show voicemail at 301-6377-HAT! The Music 2006 Pl@stic Soul .22 Discuss this episode on the forum here. Find a nearby branch of Priscilla's favourite pizza restaurant here!

12mins

5 May 2008

Rank #8

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BB010 - Short and Bittersweet

(14m:23s) Short and bittersweet. Here are the relevant notes.TV Guide on the Cancellation The Mos Eisley that is the Sci Fi Dresden Files Board The TV Series Forum Board on Jim-Butcher.Com Alera Love Call-In Number! 1-301-6377-HAT (1-301-637-7428) Call in and share the love, dammit! Discuss this episode on the Jim-Butcher.Com Forum.

14mins

6 Aug 2007

Rank #9

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BB009 - Waiting on the World to Change

(30m 24s) Fred talks with Ryan Macklin about Finis: A Book of Endings to Give People New Beginnings. Also, updates on various Jim-Butcher.Com news items from Priscellie, and a TV show news update (such as it is) from Mickey Finn.New Blurbs - Captain's Fury and It's My Birthday Too: News Item!Heorot: News Item!The Laws of Magic Series on Dresden Files RPG: Part One Part Two Part ThreeFree Button Giveaway: News Item!Dresden Files Series Season 1 DVD: Amazon PreorderStorm Front and Fool Moon in Hardcover: Preorder Storm Front Preorder Fool MoonThe Jim-Butcher.Com Store: Store LinkMickey Finn's TV Show News: Forum ThreadGoing Green - Reduce your carbon emissions! Learn more hereMy house's stats on what going green did for us and the environment: Blog postFinis: A Book of Endings to Give People New Beginnings: Product info pagePreorder Finis at Indie Press Revolution: Preorder it here!Ryan Macklin's Master Plan: The PodcastPaul Tevis's Have Games, Will Travel: The Podcast Discuss this episode over on the Jim-Butcher.Com Forums

30mins

27 Jun 2007

Rank #10