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Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 11)

Jan. 27, 2023

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune.

Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen

Jan. 20, 2023

Abu and Leo dive deep into the life story of Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen! This episode contains SPOILERS for entire first book! If you haven't read all of Dune, you've been warned! Get ad-free episodes and bonus content by becomin…

Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 10)

Jan. 13, 2023

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune.

Mailbag: Sandworm Sex, the Preacher’s Speech, and Dune HBO Show

Dec. 30, 2022

Abu and Leo respond to listener questions about Children of Dune.

Holiday Update 2022

Dec. 23, 2022

Abu and Leo are going on Holiday break and have a brief update about what's to come in 2023! This update contains SPOILERS for what we're doing with Gom Jabbar next year, but nothing about Frank's books Get ad-free episodes …

Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 9)

Dec. 16, 2022

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune.

The Suk School of Medicine

Dec. 9, 2022

Abu and Leo dive deep into everything you need to know about Dune's Suk School of Medicine. This episode contains SPOILERS for the first half of Dune! If you've read the first book or seen the movie, you're good to go. Get a…

Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 8)

Dec. 2, 2022

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune,

Thanksgiving Update

Nov. 25, 2022

Abu and Leo are taking the week to spend with loved ones, but will be back in full force next week so don't go anywhere! This episode contains SPOILERS for what Abu and Leo are doing this week but nothing related to Dune Sup…

Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 7)

Nov. 18, 2022

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune with a deep dive into pages 299-348 of the novel. They explore one of the biggest reveals to date, and they speculate as to the inner workings of everyone's favorit…

The Many Lives of Duncan Idaho

Nov. 11, 2022

Abu and Leo explore the life of iconic sword master and sex machine Duncan Idaho.

Mailbag: Qizarate, Fremen Sunglasses, and Our Favorite Anime

Nov. 4, 2022

Abu and Leo respond to listener messages.

Thufir Hawat

Oct. 28, 2022

Abu and Leo dive deep into the life of House Atreides Mentat, Thufir Hawat

Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 6)

Oct. 21, 2022

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune.

Spice Morsels: Taiazor Licallo, Shadout Mapes, and Krimskell Rope

Oct. 14, 2022

Abu and Leo explore the nooks and crannies of the Dune universe.

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Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 5)

Oct. 7, 2022

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune with a deep dive into pages 204-254 of the novel.

Characters

The Face Dancers of Bene Tleilax

Sept. 30, 2022

The deep dive you'll regret us doing, covering everything you need to know about Tleilaxu Face Dancers

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Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 4)

Sept. 23, 2022

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune with a deep dive into pages 149-203 of the novel.

Characters

Spice Morsels: Gunseng Harkonnen, Origin of Worm Riding, and Oil Lenses

Sept. 16, 2022

Abu and Leo explore the life of the Baron Vladimir's father, unpack the history of how the Fremen came to ride worms, and take a closer look at oil lens technology.

Mailbag

Mailbag: Fremen Dating, Dune TV Adaptations, and Other Memory

Sept. 9, 2022

Abu and Leo respond to listener messages and explore how Other Memory works, share their ideas on how they'd adapt Dune into a television show, and imagine what it must be like dating in a sietch community.

Characters

Baron Vladimir Harkonnen (Part 2)

Sept. 2, 2022

Abu and Leo continue their exploration of Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, focusing on his fear, ignorance and paranoia that begin to emerge in the second half of Dune and beyond!

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Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 3)

Aug. 26, 2022

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune with a deep dive into pages 100-148 of the novel. They explore the Preacher's political views and Leto's manipulation of his grandmother.

Characters

Baron Vladimir Harkonnen (Part 1)

Aug. 19, 2022

Abu and Leo break down the early life of Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, the big bad of Frank Herbert's first novel.

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Book Club: Children of Dune (Part 2)

Aug. 12, 2022

Abu and Leo continue their read-through of Children of Dune with a deep dive into pages 53-99 of the novel. They explore Ghanima's heartbreaking conversation with her grandmother and the tragedy of Alia's life. This episo…