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A show about pop culture, featuring interviews with popular creators and talk about all things fannish led by Hugo-nominated national bestselling author Bryan Thomas Schmidt and cohost Philip Vargas, a top gaming writer. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/genretalkpodcast/support

Recent Episodes

GT 2.17 with Scott Sigler

Oct. 18, 2021

How do you translate football into a hit space opera series? What’s it like to write a novel for one of your childhood favorites? How do you turn pioneering podcasting into a bestselling writing career? This week’s episode, …

GT 2.16 Genre Talk with Livia Blackburne

Sept. 29, 2021

What’s it take to reinvent a Disney legend? How does one go about turning their childhood memories into a hit children’s book? What goes on inside the mind when we read? New York Times Bestselling author and brain scientist …

Genre Talk 2.15 with Weston Ochse

Sept. 14, 2021

What’s it really like to have PTSD? What separates authentic military horror from the rest? This weeks’ guest Weston Ochse answers these questions and more. Weston Ochse is a U.S. Service veteran as both active duty and inde…

Genre Talk 2.14 With Larry Correia

Aug. 30, 2021

How does Larry Correia stay so prolific? Where did the ideas come for the unique twists he puts on fantasy tropes in his popular Monster Hunter International series? Bestselling author Larry Correia answers these questions a…

Genre Talk 2.13 with Heidi Danae Crane

Aug. 16, 2021

What’s it like launching an acting career in the midst of a COVID-19 shut down? What’s it like to move across the country to one of the biggest cities in the world and build a career in the theatre capital of the world? What…

Genre Talk 2.12 with Randy Streu

Aug. 3, 2021

What is the process for recording an audio book? What is the difference between doing an audio book and an audio drama? Do both use scripts? How do you decide whether to use voices? This week’s guest Randy Streu, audiobook n…