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IMAGINARY WORLDS IS A BI-WEEKLY PODCAST HOSTED BY ERIC MOLINSKY ABOUT SCI-FI AND OTHER FANTASY GENRES -- HOW WE CREATE THEM AND WHY WE SUSPEND OUR DISBELIEF​.


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MUSIC LIST
Perish by Sono Sanctus

​Unanswered Questions by Kevin MacLeod

Cyberpunk Underscore by Sono Sanctus

​Imaginary Sunset by Alexis Cuadrado

The Deep Web by Sono Sanctus

The Built World by Sono Sanctus

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This Week: Imagining the Internet

We were promised flying cars and we got Twitter instead. That's the common complaint against sci-fi authors. But some writers did imagine the telecommunications that changed our world for better or worse. Cory Doctorow, Ada Palmer, Jo Walton and Arizona State University professor Ed Finn look at the cyberpunks and their predecessors. And artist Paul St George talks about why he's fascinated by a Skype-like machine from the Victorian era.

(ADA PALMER BONUS CLIP IS ON THE EPISODE PAGE)