Nerds Assemble episode 83: Chatting with Ack-Ack Macaque author Gareth Powell


This week: BBC iPlayer, iffy reality web series, Gareth Powell and talking monkeys, plus much more!

Join Emily, Paul and Paul (sorry no Cookie this week) as they discuss:

For the final part of the show (from around 58 minutes) Emily interviews science fiction author Gareth Powell, creator of Ack-Ack Macaque, who has written many novels and short stories including The Recollection and The Last Reef. From how to stop your audience from being in the dark, to the origins of his simian pilot, to thoughts on the recent events regarding the Hugos (check episode 79) – Gareth has some interesting thoughts on science fiction.

And here’s a link to that Guardian article that Gareth mentions.

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