Ink & Quill
Ink and Quill is a podcast that discusses works of fiction from various authors. Your hosts Fizz and Dr. Hot-Fizz will delve into various plots, subtexts, and uses of language within the text as well as personal opinion about the author and their work. To join the Ink and Quill fan community, visit
Ink & Quill Episode 28: "Love In Infant Monkeys"

Fizz & Dr. Hot-Fizz review this collection of short stories by Lydia Millet

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Ink & Quill Episode 27: "Bone"

Lord of the Rings meets The Smurfs in the graphic novel Bone by Jeff Smith.


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Ink & Quill Episode 26: "Logicomix"

Fizz & Dr. Hot-Fizz go "graphic" with a review of Logicomix by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou.


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Episode 25: "The Historian"

A review of the very long Dracula/Vlad the Impaler fiction romp in The Historian from Elizabeth Kostova.


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Ink & Quill Episode 24: "Rant"

The master of Fight Club is at it again in Rant, the latest dark, social commentary from Chuck Palahniuk.


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Category:general -- posted at: 6:55pm EDT

Ink & Quill Episode 23: "Lame Deer Seeker of Visions"

John "Fire" Lame Deer dictates his life as a Sioux medicine man in this autobiographical novel, Lame Deer: Seeker of Visions.


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Ink & Quill Episode 22: "Druids"

What happened to the ancient Celts of Gaul? Morgan Llewelyn has the answers in her novel, Druids.


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Ink & Quill Episode 21: "Nine Kinds of Naked"

On an "impulse", Fizz & Dr. Hot-Fizz decide to review the latest from Tony Vigarito, Nine Kinds of Naked. Vigarito clearly scores again with a fantastic triumph covering everything from Quantum Theory to surrealism to Taoist philosophy. The rest of your book list should take a backburner until this gem is devoured.


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Ink & Quill Episode 20: "The 12th Planet"

Where did man come from? What explanation is there for the gaps in man's evolution? Zechariah Sitchin attempts to explain the answers to these questions and more in his 1976 scholarly work,  The 12th Planet.


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Ink & Quill Episode 19: "Little Green Men"

Alien abductions, government conspiracies, media frenzies, and million man marches. They can all be found in Christopher Buckley's 1999 fiction comedy, Little Green Men.


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Ink & Quill Episode 18: "The Old Limey"

In Episode 18, we discuss H. W. Crocker III's 2001 comedic  novel, The Old Limey .


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Ink & Quill Episode 17: "Tigana"

In Episode 17, we discuss Guy Gavriel Kay's 1990 Medieval Fantasy novel, Tigana.


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Ink & Quill Episode 16: "Elantris"

In Episode 16, we discuss Brandon Sanderson's 2005 Medieval Fantasy novel, Elantris.


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In Episode 15, we discuss the 2000 David Liss novel, A Conspiracy of Paper ... a mystery novel set in 18th century London.


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In Episode 14, we discuss Michael J. Sullivan's Renaissance Fantasy novel, The Crown Conspiracy.


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In Episode 13, we discuss the 70's psychological journey, The Other by Thomas Tryon.


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In episode 12, we discuss The Tenant, Roland Topor's 1964 novel about a young Frenchman's descent into madness.


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In Episode 11 we discuss Mr. Vertigo, the 1994 novel by Paul Auster about Walt the Wonder-Boy who runs off at the age of nine with a Hungarian Teacher intent on teaching him to fly.


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In Episode 10, we discuss The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, a Michael Chabon novel about two young, Jewish men in the Golden Age of Comics spanning two decades.

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In Episode 9, we discuss the Hugo Award winning novel about a young boy born to military greatness, Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card.
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In Episode 8, we discuss the 2005 novel that mimics a 19th Century style, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke.
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In Episode 7, we discuss the comedic social commentary The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, by Douglas Adams.

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