Episode 109: Nuclear Family by Alex Shvartsman

Read by Big Anklevich

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Show Notes

Today we present Alex Shvartsman’s story, Nuclear Family. Alex has been here several times before — welcome back Alex! Thanks for gracing us with an inventive seasonal story.

Alex Shvartsman is a writer, editor, and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. Over 50 of his short stories appeared in such venues as Intergalactic Medicine Show, Nature, Daily Science Fiction and Galaxy’s Edge. He is the editor of Unidentified Funny Objects anthology series of humorous science fiction and fantasy.

You can find him online at www.alexshvartsman.com or on Twitter as @AShvartsman.

His latest anthology, Coffee: 14 Caffeinated Tales of the Fantastic was released earlier this month. Check it out at www.ufopub.com

Your narrator is Big Anklevich. Big is co-host of the Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine. The show features genre stories brought to you as brilliant fullcast audio productions created by some of the most talented producers in the podisphere. After each story, Big and his co-host Rish treat you to scintillating, thought provoking, and often mind-numbing conversation…oh, sorry, I meant mind-opening…opening?…mind-expanding maybe…conversation related to the day’s story and other geek-centric topics. Check it out at dunesteef.com. You probably won’t regret it…I mean, it’s pretty unlikely that you will…we’re not guaranteeing a lack of regret, just saying that studies have shown a very low amount of regret resulting from checking out dunesteef.com. What’s the downside, right? I mean, let’s say you don’t appreciate it…well, then you just move on. But if you do like it, then, well you liked it so, you’re good. So, check it out. Thanks.

Theme music is “Appeal To Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com.

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