Schlock Podcast – Episode 2

Welcome again to Schlock’s podcast, now on it’s second episode with well over an hour’s worth of flash fiction, discussions and even a first – a comedy sketch of a rather dark nature, as Schlock Troupe make their audio debut after a successful run at The Burlesque Monster Cruise earlier this month.

Taking part is the Schlock team –  Teodor Reljic, Pete Farrugia, Noel Tanti, Bettina Borg Cardona, Michael Vella and Marco Attard.

Readings

Living on an Island is Like…(part 6) by Michael Vella – 0:54

A City Chase by Marco Attard – 3:38

The Third Rome by Daniel Vella – 30:07

Cafe Noir by Bettina Borg Cardona – 33:55

A day in the life of an A-B-C-darian by Peter Farrugia – 53:57

Only Light by Teodor Reljic – 57:21

Discussions:

Teodor and Marco handle the Marvel Might that is Thor, in a discussion leading into general talk on the current trend for superhero cinema. – 5:45

Comic! Michael leads a discussion with Noel and Marco on their current readings of a more graphical nature. – 36:19

Sketch:

OAPs by Schlock Troupe – 1:01:49

Click the arrow button to download or listen right here… either way, we hope you enjoy our ramblings – we’ll be back next month with more!

Special thanks go to Friend of Schlock Thom Cuschieri for making the recording of the podcast possible, the music, and for putting it all together in the end!

Be sure to stay with us for the coming weeks – our Exploration-themed issue will be making its way in early June, and it’ll be accompanied by the usual flash week from our core contributors. Also, please don’t hesitate to leave your feedback – positive or negative, we love it!

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Schlock’s Blogs

2011 is the Chinese Year of the Rabbit. Which suits us fine, because any excuse to use Alice in Wonderland illustrations is a good one.

As 2011 hatches freshly on the horizon, a burpy and hungover Schlock contemplates a year – and indeed decade – past, in a bumper edition to ease (or exacerbate, as the case may be) those post-holiday blues.

First off, as the dregs of the festive season trickle around us, Peter celebrates some of its best moments, as he enthuses about MADC’s Christmas Panto.

Teodor chooses to stay indoors with a slightly unconventional – but heartwarming as they come – movie of choice.

Meanwhile, Daniel selects one of the highlights from the past year, looking at indie role-playing game Space Funeral.

Marco gives a long, hard look at the 2010’s pop-cultural carcass and chooses a few select cuts.

Finally, Noel short-circuits his skepticism of ‘best of’ lists by, erm, writing one himself, and extending all the way to the next decade.

We’d be more than happy to hear your takes on the last decade, and whether you agree with how the Schlockers themselves presented it. Stay with us next week, as our flash fiction takes a decidedly seasonal turn…