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Welcome to the AntipodeanSF Radio Show, hosted by the editor of AntipodeanSF, Ion Newcombe, aka "Nuke" or "The Jollyfish". Ion selects the best in speculative flash fiction for these shows, with stories often narrated by the authors themselves. 

Listen in weekly to a show devoted to the presentation of flash speculative fiction stories (science fiction, fantasy, and horror).

The AntiSF Radio show also features discussions and panel presentations recorded at various speculative fiction conventions and awards ceremonies.

AntiSF is where speculative flash fiction belongs - downside up!


Feb 7, 2015

Howdy sentients everywhere, and welcome to the AntipodeanSF Radio Show Hamal. As an imagining creature you couldn't ask for more in one month. Issue 199 of AntipodeanSF, of which this is the first of four shows to feature stories from, included twelve stories on the edge of fantasy, science, fiction, horror, and disbelief.

Twelve stories of what if. Twelve now — and twenty two in the next issue of AntiSF. Almost exactly, within the limits my own self-defined error bars, seventeen years ago was born the seed issue of AntiSF, Issue Zero. No copy remains. It's lost to the zippy flash of electrons of a failed hard drive that probably didn't incorporate the principles of Giant Magneto Resistance.

Issue Zero, from memory, urged writers with internet connections to contribute flash fiction to this very site.

Why flash, you ask? Why only five hundred words? Because the consumer grade computer screens of 1997-1998, flickering Cathode-Ray-Tube behemoths of power-suckage, weren't really all that good for reading on.

Things have changed somewhat since then, but AntiSF is still here, with a vengeance, on a platform to suit you.

Don't forget where AntiSF started. Go to it. Issue 200 is up right now. Read them before you hear them.

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