“The History of Podcasts is Full of Simple Questions That Had Only the Most Complicated of Answers or None At All”
Our second conversation about Prelude to Foundation, in which we discuss “Library,” “Upperside,” and “Rescue.”
It was 1-degree Fahrenheit when we recorded this episode. That’s -17 Celcius to the rest of the world. I personally prepared for this episode by running around outside dressed as though I still lived in Florida or on Helicon, maybe. Then I rearranged all my bookshelves and wondered if I could create a model that would predict the future of the Marvel Universe.
In these chapters, Hari gets settled in at Streeling University and begins working on Psychohistory in earnest. We also meet Dors Venabili who knows her way around a history library and is a quick study at Tennis. And Hari goes for a stroll to get some fresh air; that’s easier said than done on Trantor.
Also Trees! And our first M*A*S*H reference! Don’t miss it!