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(This episode is marked as explicit on iTunes because of sexual content.)

Season 2 Episodes

Episode image is a detail from the cover of  The Martian Way  by Isaac Asimov, published in 1967 by Panther.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of The Martian Way by Isaac Asimov, published in 1967 by Panther.

For this week's Page One, Charles Adrian looks into the future and the past and alternative reality and other planets. It's a whistle stop tour of science fiction and should satisfy the soul of anybody who has ever wondered what things might be like if they were different.

Charles Adrian writes: "I can only apologise for the offensively bad Scottish accent used at around the 13-minute mark." 

Another book by John Windham, The Trouble With Lichen, is discussed in Page One 22.

Natalie Clarke, who is mentioned, is featured in Page One 64; she talks about Mary Doria Russell’s book The Sparrow.

More info about Friends Of Friends, who composed the jingle used for the first time in the episode, can be found here and more info about the Anti-Valentine Festival can be found here.

Vera Chok, mentioned here, has appeared on the podcast many times; her latest appearance, at the time this episode was released, is Page One 52. You can find out more about her here.

Ms Samantha Mann’s show At Home With Samantha, A Show About Love, Death & Rabbits, also mentioned here, became the multi-award-winning show Stories About Love, Death & A Rabbit; you can find out more about it here.

This episode features a jingle written for the podcast by the band Friends Of Friends; you can find some of their music here.

Episode released: 11th February, 2014.

Book listing:

Cryptozoic by Brian Aldiss

It's Only Pinball (extract) by Philippe Curval (trans. Maxim Jakubowski)

The Gunboat Dread by Daniel Walther (trans. Beth Blish)

Daybreak 2250 A.D. by Andre Norton

The Crysalids by John Wyndham

Sucker Bait by Isaac Asimov

Links:

Page One 22

Page One 64

Friends Of Friends on Soundcloud

Anti-Valentine Festival

Page One 52

Vera Chok

Ms Samantha Mann’s Stories About Love, Death & A Rabbit

Charles Adrian