Sci Fi Lab

Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Genres: Talk, Science Fiction
Hosts: Travis Gasque, Chris Carl

The Sci Fi Lab discusses all the best in science fiction, from movies and television to literature and actual science.

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NaNoWriMo and Inspiration –

nanowrimo.org – the whole shebang

Perry part of Nanowrimo – Lord Parsiful – Protagonist, Psychic, in a world invaded by aliens. Teach humans physic powers so he can hunt humans for sport .

 

Inspirations –

Perry – Earthbound, Real-Life, Politics

  • Merbahba
  • Random Generators – 7th Sanctum

Jamie – Lisa Yaszek, starts with a scenario or ethical issue

Travis – Earthbound and Magic the Gathering

Seth – Consumption of Media, “for everything you writing, read twice as much”

Connor – World Building, sifting through lore to understand.  Star Wars, Dragon Age

 

Magic Styles – Wild (no structure), Structured (known rules)

Culture Creation – Draw on your research

Sci Fi Lab 4/2/15 – Music

This week we discussed music in science fiction and listened to THE GLASS FORTRESS (BASED ON ZAMIATINE’S “WE”) by Rémi Orts Project & Alan B.

 

Next week: We talk about Tabletop Games and Game Design, with a pre-recorded interview with Ross Payton of Role Playing Public Radio fame.

Sci Fi Lab Presents: An Original Adaptation of “RUR: Rossum’s Universal Robots”

This Thursday, Nov 1st from 7-8 pm, the Sci Fi Lab will present an original adaptation of Karel Čapek’s “RUR: Rossum’s Universal Robots.” Written in 1920 and produced a year later, “RUR” introduced the word ‘robot’ to the English language. Since then, it has inspired everything from the replicants in “Blade Runner” to the Bot planet in “Futurama.” We hope you’ll tune in and experience a piece of science fiction history!

Sci Fi Lab Christmas Schedule

So for the next few weeks here is a list of the shows we plan to air:

  1. 12/22/11 – Part 2 of “The Drunk and the Ugly
  2. 12/29/11 – Interview with  Kathleen Goonan
  3. 01/05/12 – Part 2 of Local Author Roundtable with Joe McDermott, Chesya Burke, and Eugie Foster

In other news, Tyler Henderson will be the new host of Scifi Lab as Travis Gasque is moving back to Savannah, Georgia.

I hope everyone has a good holiday.

Scifi Lab 10/20/2011 – Ryan Speer

Show tonight was an interview with Ryan Speer.

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