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Escape Pod

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The Science Fiction Podcast Magazine. Each week Escape Pod delivers science fiction short stories from today's best authors. Listen today, and hear the new sound of science fiction!

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The Science Fiction Podcast Magazine. Each week Escape Pod delivers science fiction short stories from today's best authors. Listen today, and hear the new sound of science fiction!

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Fantastic SF

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Great stories, with fantastic narration

Great!

By Organa57 - Jul 08 2018
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Good, well-read and interesting science fiction.

iTunes Ratings

800 Ratings
Average Ratings
684
62
16
15
23

Fantastic SF

By depthjunkie76 - Mar 05 2019
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Great stories, with fantastic narration

Great!

By Organa57 - Jul 08 2018
Read more

Good, well-read and interesting science fiction.

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Escape Pod

Updated 25 days ago

Rank #165 in Literature category

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The Science Fiction Podcast Magazine. Each week Escape Pod delivers science fiction short stories from today's best authors. Listen today, and hear the new sound of science fiction!

Rank #1: Escape Pod 671: Octonet (Artemis Rising)

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Author : Keyan Bowes Narrator : S.B. Divya Host : Izzy Wasserstein Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Artist : Yuumei Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 671: Octonet (Artemis Rising) is an Escape Pod original. Contains grade-A cursing and swearing. Keyan Bowes would like to thank  Dr. Jennifer Mather, author of “Octopus: The Ocean’s Intelligent Invertebrate” for being […]

Mar 14 2019
48 mins
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Rank #2: Escape Pod 672: She Knits the Universe a Pink Angora Sweater (Artemis Rising)

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Author : Bo Balder Narrator : Stephanie Malia Morris Host : Lisa Yaszek Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Artist : Yuumei Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 672: She Knits the Universe a Pink Angora Sweater (Artemis Rising) is an Escape Pod original. Contains swearing She Knits the Universe a Pink Angora Sweater by Bo Balder […]

Mar 21 2019
44 mins
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Rank #3: Escape Pod 639: Me, Meg, and The Thing

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Author : Gian-Paul Bergeron Narrator : Trendane Sparks Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 639: Me, Meg, and The Thing is an Escape Pod original. Contains swearing, mental illness. Me, Meg, and The Thing By Gian-Paul Bergeron I’m Inroom making honest credit, doing Daily, counting breaths, when […]

Aug 02 2018
50 mins
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Rank #4: EP577: The Ghosts of Europa Will Keep You Trapped in a Prison You Make for Yourself

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Author : Matt Dovey Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP577: The Ghosts of Europa Will Keep You Trapped in a Prison You Make for Yourself is an Escape Pod original. The Ghosts of Europa Will Keep You Trapped in a Prison You Make for […]

May 26 2017
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Rank #5: Escape Pod 662: Another Day in the Desert

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Author : Mame Bougouma Diene Narrator : Halima Salah Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 662: Another Day in the Desert is an Escape Pod original. Another Day in the Desert by Mame Bougouma Diene “I’ll trip you first abba!” Tagedouchet teased her father as she leaped […]

Jan 10 2019
49 mins
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Rank #6: EP576: Karma Among the Cloud Kings

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Author : Brian Trent Narrator : Ellora Sen-Gupta Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Karma Among the Cloud Kings was first published in Analog in March 2015. Karma Among the Cloud Kings By Brian Trent I. Fifty thousand feet above Tempest’s highest clouds, Antarag Vel-heth invites me to sit beside him in […]

May 18 2017
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Rank #7: Escape Pod 624: Fandom for Robots

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Author : Vina Jie-Min Prasad Narrator : Trendane Sparks Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums This story was first published in Uncanny Magazine 18 (September/October 2017) Some cursing, suggestions of fanfic erotica (not explicit) Fandom for Robots By Vina Jie-Min Prasad Computron feels no emotion towards the animated television […]

Apr 19 2018
29 mins
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Rank #8: Escape Pod 640: Paradise Regained

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Author : Edward M. Lerner Narrator : Roderick Aust Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Paradise Regained first appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, January/February 2017. Paradise Regained By Edward Lerner My head hurts. I expect it: this is winter. I want it to be spring. Paradise does not ask […]

Aug 09 2018
50 mins
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Rank #9: EP588: Rocket Surgery

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Author : Effie Seiberg Narrator : Summer Brooks Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Rocket Surgery originally appeared in Analog, 2016.         Thanks to our sponsor, ARCHIVOS – a Story Mapping and Development Tool for writers, gamers, and storytellers of all kinds! Rocket Surgery By Effie Seiberg We’d tested […]

Aug 10 2017
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Rank #10: Escape Pod 665: The Man Who Lost the Sea (Flashback Friday)

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Author : Theodore Sturgeon Narrator : Anson Mount Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums The Man Who Lost the Sea was originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1959 and on Escape Pod episode 500. The First The First soundtrack Colin Stetson Bandcamp The Commander Thinks Aloud […]

Jan 31 2019
44 mins
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Rank #11: Escape Pod 644: The Revolution, Brought to You by Nike (Part 1)

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Author : Andrea Phillips Narrator : Julia Rios Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums The Revolution, Brought to You by Nike originally appeared in Fireside Magazine, February 2017 The Revolution, Brought to You by Nike by Andrea Phillips 1. THE BRIEF Corazon clicked to the slide she’d been dreading: […]

Sep 06 2018
43 mins
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Rank #12: Escape Pod 625: Herd Mentality (Flashback Friday)

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Author : Jay Caselberg Narrator : Serah Eley Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Herd Mentality originally appeared on Escape Pod on July 21, 2005 on episode 011. Herd Mentality By Jay Caselberg (Excerpt) Einstein was getting old now. All of them. Not so old that he was past it, but you had […]

Apr 26 2018
35 mins
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Rank #13: EP592: When All the Clocks Are Wrong

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Author : Beth Goder Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht EP592: When All the Clocks Are Wrong is an Escape Pod original. When All the Clocks Are Wrong By Beth Goder Jen locks her bike and heads towards the theater. She needs a break from studying, but more importantly, […]

Sep 07 2017
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Rank #14: Escape Pod 635: After Midnight at the ZapStop

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Author : Matthew Claxton Narrator : Eric Luke Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 635: After Midnight at the ZapStop is an Escape Pod original. Swearing. This story references a concept called “mirror neurons,” that’s subject to some controversy in the scientific community. Escape Pod’s current Assistant […]

Jul 05 2018
39 mins
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Rank #15: Escape Pod 595: Islands in the Dark

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Author : Sarah Goldman Narrator : Karen Bovenmyer Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 595: Islands in the Dark is an Escape Pod original. Islands in the Dark By Sarah Goldman Road out from Kaysee was boring as ever. The kids we’d picked up this time weren’t anything […]

Sep 28 2017
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Rank #16: Escape Pod 642: Oracle

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Author : Dominica Phetteplace Narrator : Veronica Giguere Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums Oracle originally appeared in Infinity Wars, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Oracle By Dominica Phetteplace The two biggest applications for predictive software are killing people and selling things. Rita was quite successful at the latter. She founded a nail-polish-of-the-month […]

Aug 23 2018
28 mins
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Rank #17: Escape Pod 608: Even the Queen

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Author : Connie Willis Narrator : Veronica Giguere Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction in 1992. Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Short Story. Candid discussions of the existence of sex and reproductive systems. Some cursing. Even the Queen By […]

Dec 28 2017
56 mins
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Rank #18: Escape Pod 652: And Then There Were (N-One), (Part 1)

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Author : Sarah Pinsker Narrator : Mur Lafferty Host : S.B. Divya Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums “And Then There Were (N-One)” first published in Uncanny Magazine Issue 15 (March/April 2017), with author interview And Then There Were (N-One) by Sarah Pinsker I considered declining the invitation. It was too weird, too […]

Nov 02 2018
26 mins
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Rank #19: Escape Pod 607: Red in Tooth and Cog

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Author : Cat Rambo Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, 2016 Red in Tooth and Cog By Cat Rambo A phone can be so much. Your memory, your edge against boredom, your source of inspiration. […]

Dec 21 2017
56 mins
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Rank #20: Escape Pod 622: Anna and Marisol in Time and Space

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Author : Tim Pratt Narrator : Amy H. Sturgis Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Tim Pratt’s Patreon, June 2017 Some cursing. Suggestions of violence and death. Anna and Marisol in Time and Space By Tim Pratt The big day came, and Anna was tempted to tie up Marisol […]

Apr 05 2018
55 mins
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