With Philippa, Dave and Nick

An Aussie podcast about genre fiction.

Pull up a chair and join us at the Pod Culture [Oz] virtual cafe table, where we chat about the important things in life – books, movies, tv shows and all kinds of gaming.

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Recent Episodes

Episode 19: Endings – good, bad and terrible

This episode is all about endings. We contemplate finishing moves – what makes good endings, and why are so many ending so very bad. We discuss our favourite endings, and why they …

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Hat, slides and a shell on a beach on a sunny day
Episode 18: Fanfic, Trauma, and Cancellations – 2022 in review

In this special Summer Edition episode, we contemplate the past year & what we liked and didn’t like. We look at our current pop culture pet peeves, have a rant …

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Woman dressed as a vampire with bloody fangs and red eyes
Episode 17: De-fanged – Scary vampires are SO last century

In this year’s Halloween episode, we are joined again by our friend Fred as we look look at the perennial horror trope, the vampire. Flip throws out the claim that …

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Red dragon breathing fire
Episode 16: Heroines, Witchers, Dragons and Heists – Beyond the Monomyth

In this episode, we finally dive into the massive fantasy genre. We explore the ideas in Gail Carriger’s book The Heroine’s Journey as an alternative story structure to the more …

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Asteroid on collision course with earth
Episode 15: Nukes, Supernovas, Meteors & Pandemics – Welcome to the Pre-Apocalypse!

In this episode, we examine the often-overlooked moments before an impending apocalypse, which have a special drama of their own. And we are here for that drama… do people come …

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About Pod Culture [Oz]

Pod Culture [Oz] is a podcast by a bunch of Aussie gamers who are genre fiction and pop culture aficionados.  Episodes are released monthly(ish).

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