Octavia Butler's novelette "Bloodchild" and Hugo/Oscar crossover successes fuel discussion by SF writers/publishers Brian Hirt and Ken Gerber in this new podcast for the Partially Examined Life podcast network.
(00:00) Octavia Butler's "Bloodchild" is (among other things) a successful example of a certain kind of pregnancy story. Other examples are hit-or-miss...
(21:35) Brian puts Ken to the test about films nominated both for the Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo and the Best Picture Oscar. Ken gets a lesson in Apollo mission numbering.
(34:55) Spoiler-free recommendations: The Man from Earth, Experimenter
Links – When Hugo Met Oscar
- Films nominated both for the Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo and the Best Picture Oscar (Note: Spoilers for the trivia quiz)
- All Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo winners and nominees
- All Best Picture Oscar winners and nominees
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