Author Archives: Mark

New Old Episodes From The Vault

We recorded some episodes in 2011/12 that we have FINALLY posted. If you are interested, they can be found in the feed and at the following links: Episode 84: To Jon, Sweden becomes like MiddleEarth and Liam Nesson Punches a … Continue reading

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Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken – Enthusiasticast Episode 86

Jon endorses Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken. We also mention: Military Scifi Ender’s Game and Movie John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War John Steakley’s Armor Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s All You Need Is Kill Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War Robert A. Heinlein’s Starship Troopers Stanislaw … Continue reading

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Jens Lapidus’ Easy Money (Snabba Cash) – Enthusiasticast Episode 84

Jon endorses Jens Lapidus’ Easy Money We also mention: Daniel Suarez’s Kill Decision Tom McCarthy‘s Remainder, Men in Space, and C Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York Dan Chaon’s Stay Awake Nick Harkaway’s Angelmaker and booktrailer Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins Dan … Continue reading

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Rainbow Rowell’s Attachments – Enthusiasticast Episode 82

John endorses Rainbow Rowell’s Attachments We also chat about: Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad Interactive character map by Flip Zembowicz  Paul Haggis Steve Jobs Biography Don Delillo’s White Noise Chad Harbach’s The Art of Fielding William Gibson’s … Continue reading

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Deborah Feldman’s Unorthodox — Enthusiasticast Episode 80

Special guest Taylor Stevens endorses Deborah Feldman’s Unorthodox. There is a story behind this episode. It was recorded right before Christmas in 2011. I really dug The Informationist. I was super keen to chat with Taylor. The second Vanessa Munroe … Continue reading

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David McGimpsey’s Li’l Bastard — Enthusiasticast Episode 79

Special guest Kevin Chong endorses David McGimpsey’s Li’l Bastard. We also mention: Kevin Chong’s Baroque-a-nova (French Cover) Kevin Chong’s Neil Young Nation Kevin Chong’s Beauty + Pity (trailers) Kevin Chong’s My Year of the Racehorse: Falling in Love with the … Continue reading

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John Hart’s Iron House — Enthusiasticast Episode 77

Jon endorses John Hart’s Iron House. We also mention: The Adventures of Tintin: Collector’s Gift Set Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling The Art Museum Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor A … Continue reading

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Joshua Foer’s Moonwalking With Einstein — Enthusiasticast Episode 75

In this episode Jon endorses Joshua Foer’s Moonwalking With Einstein. We also mention: Richard K. Morgan’s ‘The Steel Remains‘ Ian Tregillis’ ‘Bitter Seeds’ Additional info: The new mass market paperback release of ‘Bitter Seeds’ will include the prequel short story … Continue reading

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Siddhartha Mukherjee’s The Emperor of All Maladies — Enthusiasticast Episode 74

Mark endorses Siddhartha Mukherjee’s The Emperor of All Maladies. We also mention: Enthusiasticast Episode 59 The Steel Remains by Richard K Morgan Juliet Marillier’s Son of the Shadows Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game — Enthusiasticast Episode 69 Peter Darbyshire On … Continue reading

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Patrick Dewitt’s The Sisters Brothers — Enthusiasticast Episode 73

Special guest Catherine S. endorses Patrick Dewitt’s The Sisters Brothers. We also talk about: McCarthy’s All The Pretty Horses as read by Brad Pitt McCarthy’s The Crossing McCarthy’s Blood Meridian McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men McCarthy’s The Road James … Continue reading

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