Today's guest is Julian Gough, the author of four acclaimed novels, two BBC radio plays, a successful stage play, and the ending to Time Magazine’s 2011 computer game of the year, Minecraft, which has sold over 140 million copies. He also sang with underground literary pop band Toasted Heretic. They released four albums, and had a top ten hit with the single "Galway and Los Angeles", a song about not kissing Sinead O'Connor.
He won the largest prize in the world for a single short story (the BBC National Short Story Award) in 2007, and was shortlisted for the Everyman Bollinger Wodehouse Prize in 2008, and again in 2011, for his linked novels Jude in Ireland, and Jude in London. His poetry collection, Free Sex Chocolate, was published in 2010. In 2013, he had a UK number one Kindle Single with the comic novella CRASH!
His three children’s books, starring Rabbit & Bear (and illustrated by Jim Field), are published in 20 languages. The first and second of these (Rabbit’s Bad Habits, and The Pest in the Nest) were shortlisted for Irish Book of the Year Awards in 2016 and 2017. He now lives in Berlin, from which base he blogs, twitters, and steals pigs. (photgraphy credit to Juliana Socher)
Julie Nathanson is a sought-after actress who has worked on various projects in the TV, film, and video game industries on titles such as Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, and Far Cry 5. To connect with Julie, visit julienathanson.com/contact.
Genese talks with Scott and Jennifer Murray about Ready Player One. They discuss the adaptation from book to screen, the use of nostalgia and the representation of video game culture.
Genese talks to two of her team members from Spearhead Games about their upcoming action/adventure/murder mystery game - Omensight.
Find out how two words ("You suck") became a launching point inCarrie Swidecki's life as a gamer, teacher and person. In today's episode, Genese talks to her about how games like Dance Dance Revolution and Just Dance provided Carrie with weight loss, records, partnerships and opportunities.
Mia Dallas and Tiffany Ojeda from the Tandem Canon podcast join guest host Scott Murray to talk about new video game releases, including Call of Duty World War II, Assassins Creed Origins, Star Wars Battlefront and more.
As we begin another season of The Gamer's Dominion, we're diving right into a Halloween theme! Genese and Scott talk with Alex Wer (known as The Pumpkin Geek) about how he merged fandom/gaming with pumpkin carving. We also announce a drawing for a Super Mario-themed pumpkin!
We welcome New York Times Bestselling Author Daniel H. Wilson to the show this week. We discuss AI in gaming and in daily life. We'll also discuss the advancements in robotics and the stories Daniel has told in his books.
Daniel H. Wilson is a Cherokee citizen and author of the New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse and its sequel Robogenesis, as well as seven other books, including How to Survive a Robot Uprising, A Boy and His Bot, and Amped. He earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as Masters degrees in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. His next novel, The Clockwork Dynasty, will be released on August 1st, 2017. Wilson lives in Portland, Oregon.
Today, Genese talks to Rob Shields, the creator of the video game and comic book - Neon Wasteland. His work is inspired by 1980's Japanese cyberpunk, 80's and 90's brain freeze, graffiti, old school video games, VR, AR and everyone's best friend the internet. You may recognize his work from the cover of Heavy Metal magazine.
This week's episode welcomes back the guys from Video Game Bang (Cory, Aaron & David). They'll discuss Overwatch and Rocket League E-Sports, Destiny 2, Spite and much more!
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Genese Davis is an author, speaker, columnist and media personality known for her expertise in the world of gaming.