Shaun’s Rambles 005: Interviewing the Fans — Rachael Acks

What do Transformers, unicorns, and Rachael Acks have in common?  In the latest edition of my Interviewing the Fans feature, I talk to Rachael about how she became a fan, how genre has influenced her, dystopia fatigue, and more. You can find out more about Rachael and her work on her website and her Twitter account. Enjoy the episode!  You can download the MP3 here or stream the file below. Intro and outro music comes from "Pyro Flow" by Kevin MacLeod (; licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

Shaun’s Rambles 001: The Gallo Conspiracy and Trial By Fire which I begin a podcast of random thoughts had while driving home from work. In this edition:
  • Some thoughts on the controversy over Irene Gallo's statements about the Sad / Rabid Puppies
  • Some thoughts on Trial By Fire by Charles Gannon and the absence of sf/f awards for adventure fiction
Enjoy the rambles. You can download the mp3 directly from this link or stream the episode below.