Loading Downloads
3Episodes
Category: Comedy:Improv

Amid the towering stacks of a mysterious Library we desperately ‘review’ books we haven’t read — with tenacity, ingenuity and love. We only judge a book by its cover!

March 26, 2020

65 · K-Y Jelly-fish

Cover art

Musical stage productions have evolved to the point where dance-fights are as deadly as real ones, and Michael Flatley XIV, down on his fortune, is lured into an anarchic production of the lost Shakespeare play "Lord Tedric" — but it was 'lost' for a reason and the aliens who buried it have no intention of letting this harmless farce reach the stage.

— "Lord Tedric: Black Knight of the Iron Sphere" by E. E. "Doc" Smith & Gordon Eklund

Read the rest of this entry »

March 19, 2020

64 · Reverse Zoology

Cover art

Unexpectedly rising out of the murky Boston harbour, the mysterious Cube becomes a fixture of the city and freelancing exterminator Zoe [Loggist] and her trusty muskbat 161 try to claim Squatters Rights before alien relations are established, and they're willing to go to any lengths to keep the Port Authority at bay.

— "In The Cube" by David Alexander Smith

Read the rest of this entry »

March 12, 2020

63 · Fourth Wall Hack

Cover art

A casual comment from the comfortably abducted daytime TV star Romula DeDeridex gets her alien hosts delving into the netherworld of Twitch streaming; they soon mistake a notorious videogame cheater for a brilliant military strategist and kidnap them to lead their intergalactic skirmish, under the passive-aggressive guidance of his skeezy talent-agent-slash-uncle.

— "The Vor Game" by Lois McMaster Bujold

Read the rest of this entry »

March 5, 2020

62 · Upon a Pale Limousine

Cover art

On their 12.5th anniversary, all is not well in the Royal Bedchambers: Queen Bacheloretta is on Second Love and King Pitty is on Grindr. Foolishly trusting their inept marriage counselor to juggle the need for galactic peace while the mismatched pair of Royals desperately try to "get some while the getting's good", the galaxy slides toward disaster and war until rockstar wedding planner Susan Black is summoned from retirement to shake things up.

— "Better to Ask Forgiveness" by Christopher Stasheff

Read the rest of this entry »