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!

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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

751. Karen Lord (a.k.a. Captain Civilization) — The Blue, Beautiful World

Pop stars, embargoes, and first contact, oh my! Shaun Duke and Brandon O’Brien are joined by the wonderful Karen Lord to discuss her latest novel, The Blue, Beautiful World. Together, they explore the novel’s treatment of violence and culture,


 December 10, 2023  1h21m

750. Empire of the Ants (1977) — Torture Cinema #134

Screaming ants, screaming humans, and swamps, oh my! Shaun Duke, Becca Evans, and Daniel Haeusser join forces to take down Empire of the Ants (1977). Together, they ponder the logistics of managing a human ant colony, why ants scream like that,


 November 7, 2023  1h17m

749. Eden Royce (a.k.a. The Crab Whisperer) — Conjure Island

Grief, alligators, and brooms, oh my! Shaun Duke and Jen Zink are joined again by the wonderful Eden Royce to discuss her latest novel, Conjure Island! Together, they explore Eden’s approach to writing novels for kids,


 October 29, 2023  1h7m