Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 43, Literary Influences Revisited

ettkc32bi8wz9e39qercIn which, Andrew and Tracy revisit the topic of literary influences.  We discover that most of Andrew’s are sci-fi books that have since been turned into movies, and that Tracy is a little too passionate about C. S. Lewis.  Also we get sidetracked on Hunter S. Thompson, the libertarian views of Robert Heinlein, and the bizarre scientific theory that led six men to take a balsa wood raft from Peru to the Polynesian islands (a trip that took 101 days) in 1947.

Show Notes:

Comic Book Influences

Cinematic Influences (Andrew | Tracy)

Literary Influences–original (Andrew | Tracy)

Starship Troopers (book | movie)

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep


The Hobbit

The Sword of Shannara

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Nicholas Nickleby

David Copperfield

Great Expectations

A Tale of Two Cities

A Song of Ice and Fire

C. S. Lewis’s Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, That Hideous Strength

Till We Have Faces

Marvel the Untold Story

“The Man Who Almost Killed Comics”


Dark Matter

Breaking Bad


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