Books, Beards, Booze

Books, Beards, Booze

In Books, Beards, Booze co-hosts Bob, Derek, and Tonya talk books, drink booze, and have beards. Each week they chat about literary news, discuss what they are reading, debate various topics, and periodically do a deep dive on a short story.

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November 25, 2020 3 min

Just letting you guys know we are alive, and will be starting this back up as soon as it is safe for us to do so.

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Bob fills you in on what's going on in light of all this covid brouahaha, and then rambles for a bit.

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March 25, 2020 91 min

We're back! Season 4 has begun, with this, our episode where we do a deep dive into the weird west genre. This year we are going to tackle a different genre of fantasy each month, as well as generally just talk about whatever we feel like! Enjoy!

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December 25, 2019 43 min

The gang gives out their award for the best Book, Booze, Beard, and Short Read of the year!

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December 18, 2019 42 min

The gang dives in to this months short reads:

Swimming Apart By R.Z. Held

The Forge By Andrew Dykstal

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December 11, 2019 57 min

The gang now tackles all the rumored adaptations that have caught their eye! See the full list here:

https://www.tor.com/2019/11/25/almost-every-sci-fi-fantasy-tv-or-movie-adaptation-in-the-works-right-now/

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December 4, 2019 60 min

The gang discusses all the soon to be coming out Sci-fi and Fantasy adaptations for TV and the big screen, running down the list provided by Tor.com as seen here:

https://www.tor.com/2019/11/25/almost-every-sci-fi-fantasy-tv-or-movie-adaptation-in-the-works-right-now/

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November 27, 2019 43 min
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November 20, 2019 49 min

The gang talks themselves into a fit of hunger as they discuss the best, tastiest sounding foods in fantasy.

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The gang discusses what would happen if they got sucked into a portal to a magical world! Is this our most silly episode yet? Perhaps!

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November 6, 2019 48 min

The gang talks about their favorite funny fantasy novels, scenes, and characters. It gets silly.

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October 29, 2019 45 min

This month the gang brings you two amazing short stories with a somewhat autumnal theme, and do a deep dive. You can read them here:

The Sweetest Fruit of Summer By R.K. Duncan

A Song for the Leadwood Tree By Aimee Ogden

 

Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/talesbybob

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October 23, 2019 38 min

The gang each pick three of their favorite characters, and imagine them as 13 year olds going out for their last year of trick or treating! What costumes do they wear? What shenanigans do they get up to? Who's the bad kid?

 

Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/talesbybob

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October 16, 2019 47 min

The gang talks about their favorite ghost stories they've read, and then start talking about creepy events that have happened to them. Maximum Spoop.

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October 9, 2019 37 min

In honor of it being spoopy season, the gang talks about the best monsters in fantasy!

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October 2, 2019 39 min

Like Cthulhu Mythos stuff, but not a fan of Lovecraft himself? Why not check out the folks he influenced?! Bob gives a lesson on those who carried on the mantel of weird cosmic horror!

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September 25, 2019 50 min

The gang goes deep on this months free to read short stories:

Elegy of a Lanthornist by M.E. Bronstein

The Mirror Dialogues by Jason S. Ridler

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September 18, 2019 50 min

The gang talks about what makes for good fights and battles in fantasy, and discuss some of their favorite examples of both. Shockingly, Bob manages to extol the virtues of sieges yet again.

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September 11, 2019 46 min

Bob and Tonya talk about all the cool book related to-do's they encountered at DragonCon this past weekend!

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September 4, 2019 43 min

The gang debates which fantasy race they think is over done, and which needs more love. Excitingly Derek chalks up a rare win when Bob admits defeat.

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