Gweek 102: Peter Bebergal and Dean Putney

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Joining me in this episode:

Peter Bebergal, the author of Too Much to Dream: A Psychedelic American Boyhood and writes frequently on the speculative and slightly fringe. He is currently writing Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock ‘n’ Roll to be published by Tarcher/Penguin. He blogs at

Dean Putney, Boing Boing’s coding and development wizard.

Here's what we talked about:

Soldier of the Mist by Gene Wolfe

Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats

FF by Mike Allred

OSR (Old School Renaissance) RPG games:

Candy Box and A Dark Room. New types of games popping up: minimalist in-browser text adventure/RPG hybrids

Dean’s text adventure on Omegle

Robot Film Festival.

The Ononeon

Satechi Bluetooth speaker

Metzger’s Dog, by Thomas Perry

Skooba Laptop Weekender duffle bag

The New Way Things Work



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