The Skiffy and Fanty Show

The Skiffy and Fanty Show 4x Hugo Finalist podcast covering a wide range of science fiction, fantasy, and horror content from interviews and genre discussions to movie reviews and a monthly *bad* movie review (for the lolz). The show is also a 3x finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Fancast. Not too shabby, eh? If you want to find out more about us and our other shows, go to!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 59m. Bisher sind 208 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 17 hours 52 minutes


761. The Tommyknockers (1993) — Torture Cinema #137

Alien secretions, bad poetry, and Jimmy Smits, oh my! Shaun Duke, Jen Zink, and Daniel Haeusser join forces to discuss the 1993 miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers! Together, they tell some potentially inappropriate jokes (for wor...



760. The Demon Breed by James H. Schmitz (1968) — Mining the Genre Asteroid!

Uplifted otters, competent women, and overconfident aliens, oh my! Shaun Duke, Trish Matson, and Paul Weimer join forces for our first ever Mining the Genre Asteroid subcast. In this special show, we’ll go back in time to lesser known or unfairly forgo...



759. Looking Back, Moving Forward (2024)

The past, the future, and geek plans, oh my! Shaun Duke, Daniel Haeusser, Trish Matson, Paul Weimer, and Brandon O’Brien begin the new 2024 season with some announcements, some jokes, and a whole lotta of their favorite things from 2023 and the thing t...



758. An All Dogs Christmas Carol (1998) — Torture Cinema #136

Doggy criminals, bad adaptations, and questionable loads, oh my! Shaun Duke, Alex Acks, and Becca Evans join forces to tackle the VHS release you probably didn’t know you needed of An All Dogs Christmas Carol (1998)!


 December 24, 2023  1h10m

757. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) — At the Movies

Bumbles, snowmen, and Santa’s food problem, oh my! Shaun Duke, Paul Weimer, and Trish Matson join forces to talk about the holiday classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! Together, they discuss the film’s themes of otherness,


 December 23, 2023  51m

756. Samit Basu (a.k.a. The Palimpsest) — The Jinn-Bot of Shantiport

Monkey bots, revolutionary polities, and robot gladiators, oh my! Shaun Duke and Daniel Haeusser are joined by the phenomenal Samit Basu for a discussion of his latest novel, The Jinn-Bot of Shantiport! Together,


 December 20, 2023  56m

755. S&F Clacks #6: Writing Events, Tangents, and Q&A!

Writing seminars, strange tangents, and NanoNonsense, oh my! Shaun Duke and Daniel Haeusser join forces to discuss online writing seminars, Orbit’s NaNo events, NanoWriMo’s history, and live audience questions!


 December 19, 2023  49m

754. P. Djèlí Clark (a.k.a. The Historian) — Abeni’s Song

Lost family, fabulous worldbuilding, and salamanders, oh my! Shaun Duke and Daniel Haeusser are joined by the wondrous P. Djèlí Clark for a fabulous interview about Abeni’s Song! Together, they discuss Clark’s turn to middle grade fantasy,


 December 18, 2023  52m

753. The Da Vinci Code (2006) — Torture Cinema #135

Cults, pontificating academics, and not eidetic memory, oh my! Shaun Duke, Daniel Haeusser, and Julia Rios join forces to take down The Da Vinci Code (2006). Together, they untangle the film’s nonsensical plot,


 December 13, 2023  1h5m

752. S&F Clacks #5: Short Fiction, Private Equity, and Enshittification!

Internet shenanigans, bad companies, and library problems, oh my! Shaun Duke and Trish Matson join forces to discuss the encroaching influence of private equity on publishing and books, the future of libraries and problems that face them,


 December 11, 2023  58m