Episode 97 – Clark Ashton Smith’s “Xiccarph” with special guest Cora Buhlert

Cora Buhlert joins us to discuss Clark Ashton Smith’s “Xiccarph”, German science fiction, pulp magazines, morbid beauty, vampire flower women, Jirel of Joiry, the Dark Eye, foreshadowing, Gary Gygax’s exclusion of Clark Ashton Smith from the Appendix N, Alphonse Mucha, doomed protagonists, the 2022 World Science Fiction Convention, and much more!

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Episode 71 – Clark Ashton Smith’s “Poseidonis” with special guest Evey Lockhart

Evey Lockhart joins us to discuss Clark Ashton Smith’s “Poseidonis”, dark + quirk, Northern California as Mythic Greece, pulp colonialism, circus folk, horny 15 year olds, Irony as a rollable stat, Troika’s resolution system, bug collecting magic, Pathfinder vs. Dungeon World, the joy of a well-designed wizard’s tower, and much more!

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Episode 50 – Extra Credit – Clark Ashton Smith’s “Hyperborea” with special guest Jeffrey Talanian

Hoi and Jeff discuss living dungeons, world building, and using evocative setting descriptions at the table in Clark Ashton Smith’s “Hyperborea” with special guest Jeffrey Talanian.

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