Podcast 5: Hamilton

By: Tor Aarestad
June 15, 2010

Hamilton's story first appeared in this November 1928 issue of Weird Tales

The 5th episode of our Radium Age science fiction podcast, “Parallel Universe: Pazzo,” is dedicated to the theme of ECO-CATASTROPHE. We recorded this episode on June 11, 2010. As always, the recording session was hosted by our friends at Pazzo Books, here in Boston.

LISTEN TO/DOWNLOAD Tor Aarestad reading an excerpt from Edmond Hamilton’s The Polar Doom (1928):

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ABOUT THIS EPISODE

TITLE: “Parallel Universe: Pazzo — 5/ECO-CATASTROPHE”
HOST & PRODUCER: Joshua Glenn
READERS: Tor Aarestad, Ryan Mulcahy, Tom Nealon, Peggy Nelson, James Parker, Kristin Parker, Ingrid Schorr
THEREMIN: Peggy Nelson
SPONSOR: Pazzo Used, Rare & Out-of-Print Books (Tom Nealon, proprietor)
PUBLISHER: HiLobrow.com

The first half of “Parallel Universe: Pazzo — 5/ECO-CATASTROPHE” includes excerpts from Fred MacIsaac’s The Hothouse World (1931), Edmond Hamilton’s The Polar Doom (1928), George Allen England’s Darkness and Dawn (1914), and Gabriel De Tarde’s Underground Man (1905 in English).

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What do you think?

  1. Seems to me, as a former resident, that a spaceship attack on Winnipeg, the Plague City, is kind of superfluous…

    Excellent reading!

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