If you’ve been following me on Twitter or via my Lifefeed you may have seen some recent references to SOLIDARITY! Check out I Should Be Writing #76 in which Mur Lafferty interviews JC Hutchins about the phenomenon. You’ll also hear a rather rushed sounding voicemail from Yours Truly.
Go Listen: Ben Bova and Orson Scott Card: The Audible Interview
Audible.com has an interview with Orson Scott Card and Ben Bova available as a free download. The interview is conducted by Stefan Rudnicki, and touches on the recently mentioned audiobooks vs. print argument (both authors agree that listening to the audiobook does count as reading).
Go Listen: Flight of the Chonchords: The Distant Future
I don’t know how long it will be up, but you can currently listen to the new Flight of the Conchords EP for free at Spinner.
Go Listen: Michael A. Stackpole Interview
Another great author interview. This time J.C. Hutchins interviews Michael A. Stackpole. It covers writing, podcasting, Star Wars, Dungeons & Dragons, and more.
Bryce 5.5 available for free
Go Listen: 2007 Hugo Award Nominees
Escape Pod has a number of this years short story nominees available: Impossible Dreams by Tim Pratt, The House Beyond Your Sky by Benjamin Rosembaum, Eight Episodes by Robert Reed, and Kin by Bruce McAllister.
Go Listen: James Patrick Kelly Interview
Tee Morris posted a great interview with James Patrick Kelly (author of, among other things, the excellent Hugo Award winning novella Burn) on The Survival Guide to Writing Fantasy. Jim really goes into his thoughts on podcasting fiction. Now I’m extra bummed I missed him when he was at the library recently.
Go Listen: Octopus
Jonathan Coulton released a new song. What are you waiting for? Go listen!
Lawrence Lessing is spearheading an effort to have video of any presidential debates released under Creative Commons license (CC-BY). Barack Obama, John Edwards and Chris Dodd have all publicly supported the idea. So far CNN is on board and Fox News is not.
Clocky now available!
About two years ago I mentioned clocky, the alarm clock that runs away from you developed at MIT. Seems that it’s now available for purchase.