Geek's Guide to the Galaxy
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|Geek's Guide to the Galaxy|
|Hosted by||David Barr Kirtley|
|Original release||4 January 2010 – present|
Geek's Guide to the Galaxy is a science fiction book podcast. The A.V. Club calls the show, "An informative and impressively in-depth podcast well worth checking out," and io9 lists it as one of "13 Smart Podcasts That Will Feed Your Hunger for Knowledge and Ideas."
The show is produced for Wired.com and hosted by author David Barr Kirtley. It was created by Kirtley and John Joseph Adams, who served as co-host for the first hundred episodes and is currently a producer on the show. Each episode typically includes an interview with an author or other media personality followed by a moderated panel segment featuring a group of "guest geeks." Featured interview guests have included
- George R. R. Martin
- Richard Dawkins
- Simon Pegg
- Junot Diaz
- Michael Chabon
- Paul Krugman
- William Gibson
- Ursula K. Le Guin
- Neil deGrasse Tyson.
History[edit | edit source]
Season One (2010) was produced for Tor.com, the website of Tor Books, a major science fiction book publisher.
Seasons Three (2012) through Seven (2016) were produced for Wired.com, the website of the popular tech magazine Wired.