AntipodeanSF
AntipodeanSF podcast/radio show is devoted to the presentation of flash speculative fiction stories (science fiction, fantasy, and horror). AntiSF is where speculative fiction belongs -- downside-up!
Gacrux

Are the good old days as good as they say they are? That is today's question, and I am the keeper of the question, Nuke, who also happens to be your host and editor. Welcome to Gacrux, also known as gamma Crucis, closest red giant superstar to our own solar system, a mere 88 light years away. Unfortunately, my radio presence hasn't reached that neighbourhood yet, but all of those amplitude modulated stations that were on air in the golden age of 1926 are just about now trickling in, and who knows who's listening in? You can see Gacrux tonight, those of you that live in the Antipodes, one of the stars of the Southern Cross, high in the sky in winter, but even if you don't, you can listen to this, the show, which is a flashback special, an extra show for August because it's a month with five Saturdays.

In Gacrux we revisit AntiSF's past with some names that have been with the magazine from its beginnings. Grab your pangalactic gargleblasters and settle into your reclination of choice without declination — you're about to be assailed by the words of Rob Bleckly, Angela Slatter, and Brendan D. Carson. Antipodeans all.

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Gregoire Lourme - Cinematic Volume 1 - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Scratch my body (Lee Maddeford) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Alodys - For The Ancestor - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Edwin & Birds - Seven Seas - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Nat M. Willis - "No News" original wax cylinder recording in the Public Domain

Direct download: antipod-194-00-gacrux.mp3
Category:Speculative Fiction -- posted at: 12:00pm AEDT
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Shaula

Good greetings cold beings to the AntipodeanSF Radio Show Shaula, the audio with a sting in its tail, right at the tip, possibly poisoned for your pleasure. I'm Nuke, your host and editor for the show that turns notions of what is to what ifs. Fictionally, of course. And pleasurably, too.

I'm not too old, and neither are you, so it may be time for a management consulting efficiency report, to be completed before the climate eclipse changes the colour of my birthmark and we end up with a flashview from Issue 193 of AntipodeanSF online. Read the cards and weep.

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AntipodeanSF Radio Show by Ion Newcombe is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at www.antisf.com.au.
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Gregoire Lourme - Cinematic Volume 1 - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Mark Elliot Cullen - Too Old - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

William Street Strikers - Petey, with full permission. More info and more music at William Street Strikers Website

Direct download: antipod-193-4-shaula.mp3
Category:Speculative Fiction -- posted at: 12:00pm AEDT
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Castor

One thing I grok* about speculative fiction, and this is the term I'll use instead of science fiction despite that being what I might have used 20 years ago, is its power to explore uncomfortable notions, powerful notions, and potentially deadly notions. Specfic takes ideas and stretches them, nudges them, seeds them into our collective memespace. Readers, listeners, viewers, and creators all — some of us are all of the above simultaneously — are then given to test those notions, to conduct thought experiments, and to make or alter conclusions. And be ready for the next series of tests.

*Grok: understand (something) intuitively or by empathy (Oxford Dictionary of English), originally coined by Robert Heinlein in his novel "Stranger in a Strange Land" (1961) as a Martian word meaning 'to drink'. But you must read the novel in order to truly grok the meaning of grok.

Welcome to the laboratory of the mind. And welcome to the AntipodeanSF Radio Show Castor. Gemini and holden jokes aside, and without mention of Blade Runner, let's launch. I'm Nuke, and I'm your voice guide. Grok with me the stories about to meld with your mind. Open it and let Grayhorse tell you what you'll eat after the apocalypse, get biological and freedom simultaneously with Clark, and go on a Quest with the Alien Escape Clause Man himself, MuZZ. Damn those chickens, and pepper them at the same time. The show is rounded by some interview words from Elizabeth Newman and Ian Irvine, in conversation about Ian.

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AntipodeanSF Radio Show by Ion Newcombe is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at www.antisf.com.au.
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Gregoire Lourme - Cinematic Volume 1 - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

C. Filipe Alves - Menu - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Children Slyness - Time Quest - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Sonic Mystery - Job Done - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Alien Escape Clause - Bite Me, with full permission. More info and more music at Alien Escape Clause On Facebook

Direct download: antipod-193-2-castor.mp3
Category:Speculative Fiction -- posted at: 12:00pm AEDT
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Adara

Who was it that said in a spooky voice "Good Evening?". Well, it certainly wasn't me. Hi, I'm Nuke, your host and editor, and it's time for you and me to journey into sound realms of the undiscovered. This is the AntipodeanSF Radio Show Adara, the seventh star of the ancient Chinese asterism of the bow and arrow, in which we draw back, hold, and release into the realms of the sick, get confused over Australian fauna, discover a classic silent lie, and discover the very first story to ever be author-narrated from the pages of AntipodeanSF, way way back in the year 2001.

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AntipodeanSF Radio Show by Ion Newcombe is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at www.antisf.com.au.
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Gregoire Lourme - Cinematic Volume 1 - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

PIT- Sick - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Unreal - The Visitor - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

William Street Strikers - Wrong Way Home, with full permission. More info and more music at William Street Strikers Website

Direct download: antipod-193-2-adara.mp3
Category:Speculative Fiction -- posted at: 12:00pm AEDT
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Regulus

G'day and welcome to the down-under podcast and radio show where speculative flash fiction belongs. This is the AntipodeanSF Radio Show Regulus, brightest star in the heart of Leo the lion, and this is the first of four shows to feature the fiction and contents of AntipodeanSF Issue 93, online at antisf.com.au. Where else?

I'm Nuke, your host and editor, always on the lookout for good flash fiction, from writers green and red, young and old, dabbling or serious. Regulus isn't just one star. It's actually made up of two binary pairs of stars, with the brightest pair about 80 light years distant. Regulus is so close to the ecliptic that it's regularly, no pun intended or even hinted at, occulted by the Moon, and occasionally by Mercury or Venus.

Shadowy stuff, and speaking of the occult, it sometimes features in stories at AntiSF. Perhaps it's here today, somewhere lurking in a troubling situation in Canberra, in an Act of Faith that delivers cruelty and disbelief, or in the ramblings and rumblings of a bunch of editors at the Aurealis Awards earlier this year.

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AntipodeanSF Radio Show by Ion Newcombe is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at www.antisf.com.au.
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Gregoire Lourme - Cinematic Volume 1 - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Dirty Lag - Sick - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Sue Stonebender - Acts Of Faith - jamendo.com Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike CC BY-NC-SA

Spank The Monkey - by Alien Escape Clause, with full permission

Direct download: antipod-193-1-regulus.mp3
Category:Speculative Fiction -- posted at: 12:00pm AEDT
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