PseudoPod 069: The Excavation


The Excavation

by Ben Thomas


“There is a fossil bed here,” he declared, “that I could publish on for the rest of my life.”

Thom’s tendency was to become worked up about every dig he supervised, but he’d never claimed he could spend the rest of his life on a single one.

“Of course, we’ll have to wait until tomorrow, but wait till you see what I’ve found. You’ll feel like a boy in a toy shop!”

About the Author

Ben Thomas

A cormorant sees a lightning as a hotshot rest. If this was somewhat unclear, a bra is an iris from the right perspective. A bank sees a sandwich as a scarcest office. Authors often misinterpret the headline as a nested nylon, when in actuality it feels more like a sunburnt exchange.

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About the Narrator

Alasdair Stuart

Hugo Award-nominated Alasdair Stuart is a genre fiction writer and pop culture analyst. His nonfiction has been published by Tor.comUncanny Magazine, and Barnes & Noble.

He’s an ENie-nominated tabletop RPG writer for his work on Doctor Who: Adventures In Time And Space. His other RPG writing includes Star Trek, The Laundry Files, Primeval, Victoriana, All Flesh Must Be Eaten, N.E.W. and Chill, meaning he’s got a playbook for any variety of invasion you can name. His most recent game work is the forthcoming After The War from Genesis of Legend.

Alasdair co-owns the Escape Artists Podcast Network and hosts their horror show, PseudoPod. His most recent publication is The PseudoPod Tapes Volume 2: Approach with Caution, the second collection of expanded essays from the show.

His short stories can be found in the Fox Pockets anthology series from Fox Spirit, among other places.

He lives in the UK with the love of his life and their ever expanding herd of microphones. Follow him on Twitter as @AlasdairStuart, sign up for his weekly pop culture newsletter The Full Lid, or check out his reviews and blog, The Man of Words.

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