Scifi Sidebar

Scifi Sidebar is the show where Peter and CC discuss one of their favorite things, Scifi books! They discuss the morals, science, philosophy, and anything else that pops into their stream of consciousness. After they rant for a while about these books, they come back later after researching what real world experts have to say about them! Join them every month as they dive into the rich world of Science Fiction.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h7m. Bisher sind 57 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 19 hours 20 minutes


Episode 51: Morningstar

We finally return to complete the original Red Rising Trilogy



Episode 50: A Closed and Common Orbit

Episode Notes

In this episode, CC and Peter return to the Wayfarer Trilogy with book two, a Closed and Common Orbit. They discuss such topics as institutional bigotry, the nature of AI rights, and how a society could live knowing their neighbors are monsters!

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 2021-03-02  1h16m

Episode 49: The Last Emperox

A story of scientific oddities, murder, and the end of all things.


 2021-02-02  1h16m

Episode 48: Baru Cormorant

The fantasy retelling of A Brave New World


 2021-01-05  1h5m

Episode 47: Heaven's River

From Megastructures to AI Philosophy. It's a weird month. Also we're sorry, Dan Alderson.


 2020-12-08  1h37m

Episode 46: Bladerunner

Two siblings succumb to peer pressure and finally watch Bladerunner


 2020-10-14  1h40m

Episode 45: A Brave New World

"I have never been more intimidated by a pick"


 2020-09-24  1h21m

Episode 44: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing etc

Episode Notes

In this episode, CC and Peter dive into the fantastic mind of Hank Green in this double feature episode on An Absolutely Remarkable Thing and A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor in this ridiculously long return episode! We talk about everything from the dangers of social media to the division of society aggravated by a lack of shared experiences!\In this episode, CC and Peter dive into the fantastic mind of Hank Green in this double feature episode on An Absolutely...


 2020-08-12  1h53m

Episode 43: Old Man's War

Episode Notes

In this episode, we return to one of our favorite authors with one of his early works. We talk about things like the role of digital assistants and AI, the reality of consciousness (yes again), the current and future state of genetic/body modifications, and more!

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 2020-04-07  1h28m

Episode 42: A Canticle for Leibowitz

Episode Notes

In this episode, we visit the nuclear wasteland of the Abbey of Albertian Order of Leibowitz Monks as they serve their purpose to gather knowledge until mankind is ready for it again. We discuss topics like the cyclical destruction of mankind, the inevitable growth and conflict of man, and a hope for a small few who can rise above the brutality of mankind. It's going to be fun!

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 2020-03-04  1h36m