Episode 576: A Discussion of William Gibson’s Distrust That Particular Flavor with Rachael Tillman!

Rachael and I return to the subject of William Gibson in a non-fiction collection, Distrust That Particular Flavor, that proved charming fun. We discuss the history of technology, the cryptic mysteries of creating feature films, Japan, the paradox of science fiction’s timeliness, Japan, self-irony, and Japan.



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Check out episode 565, in which Rachael and I discuss William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition.

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One response to “Episode 576: A Discussion of William Gibson’s Distrust That Particular Flavor with Rachael Tillman!”

  1. Helena Bonham-Carter as Philip(pa) Marlowe in a remake, -boot or -imagining of The Big Sleep might possibly be the best Chandler adaptation ever. But who plays Vivien Regan (nee Sternwood)? For titillation purposes it needs to be another woman, but who? Anna Faris. Carmen to be played by some Asian actress. How are they sisters? You paid your money, you work it out! Kenneth Mars as Eddie Mars – and it doesn’t matter if he’s dead, because we can digitise him. Written by ChatGPT and directed by DGABot.

    Followed by a review by Jeff Shuster.

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