Our Opinions Are Correct

Explore the meaning of science fiction, and how it's relevant to real-life science and society. Your hosts are Annalee Newitz, a science journalist who writes science fiction, and Charlie Jane Anders, a science fiction writer who is obsessed with science. Every two weeks, we take deep dives into science fiction books, movies, television, and comics that will expand your mind -- and maybe change your life

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 40m. Bisher sind 45 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche
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episode 5: Fear of robots


Fear of robots is on the rise -- in science fiction and the tech industry. What causes this anxiety in real life, and how does science fiction imagine the future of human/robot relationships? Are we going to be raw materials for a future AI...


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 2018-05-10  42m
 
 

episode 5: Crisis on infinite superheroes


With Avengers: Infinity War about to hit theaters, we needed to talk about superheroes. What is it about these larger-than-life characters that fascinates us so much? Why can't we eliminate campiness and silliness from superhero epics? And have the...


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 2018-04-27  36m
 
 

episode 3: Science fiction books that stand the test of time


Some science fiction books are still fascinating after 200 years, while others make us wince after just a decade on the shelf. What makes an SF book stay relevant? Hint: it's not the book's ability to predict the future. Your hosts Annalee Newitz and...


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 2018-04-12  36m
 
 

episode 2: Propaganda and mind control in science fiction


There's something distinctly science fictional about how Facebook has been used by governments, politicians, and private companies to manipulate people's perceptions--and even affect the outcomes of elections. In this episode, we talk about how...


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 2018-03-29  39m
 
 

episode 1: Hope, dread, and Star Trek: Discovery


What went wrong, and what went oh so right with this show?


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 2018-03-15  36m