Geek Book Club – SomeGadgetGuy
By Juan Carlos Bagnell
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Once a month Andrew Wallace and Juan Carlos Bagnell host an online, interactive book club, discussing the finest in geek oriented literature. Sci-Fi, Fantasy, graphic novels, and screen plays, it's all the stuff you grew up with, and new gems to discover. Sometimes high-brow, sometimes pulp, it's always a good time sharing conversations with friends. You can also participate! Read along, and join the discussion, or suggest new books for the hosts!
||CleanGeek Book Club 005 – Little Brother by Cory Doctorow||Our review of ‘Little Brother’ by Cory Doctorow! It’s time to tackle some YA fiction, and why not also get SUPER political! Doctorow’s book takes a hard look at American politics and our government’s response to tragic events||1/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeek Book Club 004 – Leviathan Wakes (1st book in The Expanse series)||An incredible blend of gumshoe noir and hard science fiction. ‘Leviathan Wakes’ has been on Juan’s list for a while now, especially given the success of ‘The Expanse’ TV show. Andrew FINALLY twisted Juan’s arm to read i||12/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeek Book Club 003 – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy||One of the best science fiction comedies of all time, and ANDREW NEVER READ IT?!?!? We had to fix that. For our first guest episode of the Geek Book Club, Laura brings The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy! FORTY TWO!!! Shop for the Hitchhiker’||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeek Book Club 002 – The Three-Body Problem||An incredible undertaking in science fiction, and a fantastic translation. The Three-Body Problem is a unique take on the classic alien “first contact” story told from a Chinese perspective. What would Earth look like if we knew extra-terrestr||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeek Book Club 001 – The Man From Earth||Jerome Bixby is most known for his work as a TV writer, penning four episodes of the original Star Trek, an episode of the Twilight Zone, and co-wrote the story which Isaac Asimov would later adapt into ‘Fantastic Voyage’. His last work was an||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeek Book Club 000 – Superman: Red Son||A HUGE “what if” story that we’re embarrassed to say, Juan has never fully read in one sitting. Andrew and Juan take a look at an alternate universe story featuring the most iconic superhero of all time. What if Superman grew up in the U||7/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|