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The Bruck Podcast

"Bruck" is "junk", but in a "one man's trash is another man's treasure" sort of way.

Dec 24, 2020

This Christmas, I present a reading of "R-TRNRD" by Bud Sparhawk, whose kind permission to read his short story from the mid-December 1993 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact was contingent upon spelling his name correctly - it's "Bud", by the way. "R-TRNRD" puts a fun twist on a beloved Christmas classic, and I'm...

Nov 30, 2020

Some extra time with Dr. Jeremy Johnston, Curator and Historian of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming. We discuss Buffalo Bill's rise as a showman, his military record, and his legacy as a bona fide American icon.

Nov 21, 2020

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Oct 9, 2020

In an episode that I've anticipated since before I kicked the podcast off, it's my pleasure to interview local science fiction author and astronomy writer Jerry Oltion. We discuss his work and the craft of writing, take a break for a reading of one of my favorite short stories of all time, and then he does me the...

Oct 3, 2020

In this special episode of the Bruck Podcast, my friend Nik joins me to discuss Kuwait generally, and the life and legacy of Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah, the fifth Emir of the State of Kuwait, who died on September 29th aged 91. We discuss Sheikh Sabah's accomplishments as Kuwait's Foreign Minister and later...