Save the scifi! The Super Fantastic Nerd Hour visits the Singularity & Co bookstore for a conversation with its cofounder Cici James. We discuss Singularity's origins, how its mission to save out of print science fiction stories got started, the community that has developed around this project, and the current state of science fiction. In the INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER, who's a better bookseller - Captain Kirk or Captain Picard? Cici shares her top 5 science fiction books for those new to the genre.
- 0:00 - 25:39: Singularity & Co.
- 25:40 - 31:59: Cici James's geek origin story.
- 32:00 - 34:41: Top 5 science fiction books for newbies
- 34:42 - 36:36: INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER - Captain James T. Kirk VS. Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
- 36:37 - 47:02: The current state of science fiction.
- Singularity & Co.: Preserving the Future From the Past
- Singularity & Co.'s original Kickstarter
- The Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy (“BLIP”) Clinic
- Richard C. Meredith, author of The Sky is Filled With Ships
- Ryan Britt of I, Reader
- Twenty Sided Store
- Tom Cruise & Will Smith look the same in every movie poster
- Guardians of the Galaxy trailer
- Star Trek Into Darkness is cool and relevant, so stop complaining Trekkies
Top 5 Science Fiction Books for Newbies
Time and Again, Jack Finney
The Forever War, Joe Haldeman
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle
The Giver, Lois Lowry
The White Mountains (The Tripods), John Christopher