Paul Di Filippo, the mastermind of the weird and mind-expanding, has created a fascinating world of counterfeit faces and the ape cops who bust them. Watch him read "Pocketful of Faces" here. (Warning: auto-launches somewhat loudly.)
Scifi editor extraordinaire John Joseph Adams has just posted a new episode of his podcast, Geek's Guide To The Galaxy, and it's packed with weird goodness - including the world's only thoughtful discussion of the Tuvix episode of Voyager.
Starship Sofa has uploaded all seven Nebula-nominated stories from 2008 as podcasts, including Gwyneth Jones' "Tomb Wife," James Patrick Kelly's "Don't Stop," and Ruth Nestvold's "Mars: A Traveler's Guide." Good way to spend your afternoon.
Most stories about cybernetically "uplifted" animals tend to portray them as alienated super-soldiers or jolly butlers, but Mary Robinette Kowal probably has the right idea in her story "Evil Robot Monkey," online as an audio.
Instead of reading about the stock market this afternoon, divert yourself by listening to some near-future tales of the ecopocalypse instead. The first story from John Scalzi's new audiobook anthology Metatropolis is online for free, and it sounds fantastic. Written by Jay "Mainspring" Lake and read by Michael "Saul Tigh"…Read…