CasterQuest Ep 84 “The Wise Man’s Fear” Book Club Ch 37-40: Puppet’s Playhouse – The ESO Broadcasting Network

In this episode we recap chapters 37-40 of “The Wise Man’s Fear”. Kvothe tells a story, the boys confront social stereotypes, clues in the archives point to a bigger conspiracy involving the Amyr, and we finally meet Puppet. We also read a special pre-release WMF chapter and compare the differences, talk hurricane relief support, the NOTW Art Deck by Echo Chernik and Patrick Rothfuss. Plus much more! Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief: https://act.moveon.org/donate/hurricane-maria Hurricane Harvey Podcast Pack: https://www.generosity.com/emergencies-fundraising/hurricane-harvey-victims-podcast-pack The Pre-publication Puppet chapter: http://web.archive.org/web/20081212102239/http://fantasyhotlist.blogspot.com/2008/12/exclusive-excerpt-from-patrick-rothfuss.html Patrick Rothfuss at AMA Con: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xNGU3M09TM An Afternoon with Patrick Rothfuss at PAX West: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pQk7fjawa4 Leave CasterQuest a […]

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‘Envy The Dead’ Book Review By Ron Fortier – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Envy The DeadENVY THE DEAD By Robert Randisi Down & Out Books 273 pgs Sangster was one of the best killers in the death-dealing business until one day he woke to discover he had a soul. Translate to conscience and because of that unexpected epiphany, he retired immediately. Now, one of his few friends aware of his old career, Catholic priest Father Patrick, comes to Sangster looking for help. Years earlier, while assigned to a parish in Philadelphia, a young twelve year old altar boy committed suicide after claiming he had been abused by a priest. Father Patrick swore he was not […]

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The Monster Scifi Show Podcast – Scifi News Post Irma – The ESO Broadcasting Network

As Irma huffed and puffed, she could not blow this podcaster away…wait, that came out wrong!!! (That’s was she said!) Putting this childish humor aside, it is indeed great to be back and to be able to podcast once more. As with past Scifi News, I will be talking about my usual “BIG” 3 topics but you will have to suffer listening to me talk about my past hurricane experiences first: Here are my topics: Ugh, JJ is back for Star Wars IX Remembering Bernie Casey Arnold and Linda are back. Someone, please terminate me before the new Terminator movie comes […]

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‘Bootlegger’ Book Review By Ron Fortier – The ESO Broadcasting Network

BOOTLEGGER (An Isaac Bell Adventure) By Justin Scott with Clive Cussler Berkley Novel 435 pgs This is the sixth Isaac Bell thriller from writer Justin Scott. For the record, Clive Cussler created the characters and set up for the series in his book, “The Chase,” then handed it off to the Scott to continue. Which in our opinion is both genius and bothersome. Genius because Justin Scott is an amazing writer, bothersome in that for purely promotion purposes, the publishers always slap Cussler’s name over these books in a giant font with Scott’s shrunk down to near invisibility beneath it. […]

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‘The Winter Family’ Book Review By Ron Fortier – The ESO Broadcasting Network

The Winter Family Book Review By Ron FortierTHE WINTER FAMILY By Clifford Jackman Doubleday 329 pgs Any reviewer will tell you, the real joy of this job is being surprised by a new writer who puts forth something radically different from anything you’ve ever read before. Now we’ve read our share of western titles from traditional pulp oaters to the more sophisticated noir tempered offerings of the 70s and 80s. But none of them prepared us for Clifford Jackman’s “The Winter Family.” Imagine the history of the post Civil War era 1864 to 1900 as told through the eyes of Sam Peckinpah’s Wild Bunch. If you can […]

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