Androids and Assets

Androids and Assets


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Hugo Shortlisted Short Stories III
November 02, 2021

Stephen and Marshall get aggressive talking about the Hugo shortlisted short stories in part three of our three part series. Today we cover "The Mermaid Astronaut" by Yoon Ha Lee and "Little Free Libr

Emissaries of Profits Special Edition – Voyager “Caretaker”
October 25, 2021

In honour of the completion of Season Three of Deep Space Nine. We are covering the space station's guest appearance on the pilot episode of Star Trek Voyager - "Caretaker". In this episode, Marshall

Hugo Shortlisted Short Stories II
October 19, 2021

Stephen and Marshall get excited talking about the Hugo short listed short stories in part two of our three part series. Today we cover “A Guide for Working Breeds” by Vina Jie-Min Prasad and “Metal L

Emissaries of Profits — “Facets” and “The Adversary”
October 10, 2021

We finish of season 3 of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine with "Facets" and "The Adversary", two episodes about identity and belonging .

Assassins and Assets – Anna ft. Alex
October 07, 2021

The Androids and Assets team goes undercover as a spy thriller podcast to review Luc Besson's 2019 thriller, Anna. We're pleased to be joined by Alex, President of the Edmonton chapter of the Assoc

Hugo Shortlisted Short Stories I
October 03, 2021

Stephen and Marshall get serious talking about the Hugo short listed short stories in part one of our three part series. Today we cover "Open House on Haunted Hill" by John Wiswell and "Badass Moms in

Emissaries of Profits—”Explorers”, “Family Business”, and “Shakaar”
September 28, 2021

An experimental episode where unpack a perfect trifecta of DS9 Season 3. We nerd out about weird stuff from elevator pricing, to Thor Heyerdahl, and our favorite theocracy the UK. Three times the epi

Cybersnooze ft. Adventures in Ideology
September 13, 2021

We're joined by the hosts of one of our favourite shows, Adventures in Ideology, to talk about the first Cyberquest story, The Pharaoh's Tomb, by Sigmund Brouwer. It's Christian propaganda with a thin

Emissaries of Profits – “Improbable Cause” and “The Die is Cast”
September 04, 2021

We discuss Tain's Plot to preempt the Dominion War in Deep Space Nine episodes 20 and 21, "Improbable Cause" and "The Die is Cast". We get into the real life failings of spies and the probability of

Entertainment and Control, In Conversation with Peter F. Hamilton and Gareth L. Powell
August 31, 2021

Special guests and legends of Space Opera, Peter F. Hamilton and Gareth L. Powell, generously took time to talk to us about their newly released novella, Light Chaser. Recommendations Seven of I