Episode 184: The Martian


This week’s podcast is out of this world as our good friend Dan Marsh joins the show for a review of Andy Weir’s bestseller, The Martian.



It’s been quite the week for Mars, as NASA confirmed that water is actually present on Mars (SCIENCE GEEKS, REJOICE!).

Also, stop the Doctor Who memes. I love Who, but it was only funny the first time.

We decided a few weeks ago that we should take a look at Andy Weir’s novel, The Martian, since Matt Damon’s film was coming out. This week we read The Martian, and invited our best book friend Dan Marsh to join us as we discuss the novelNote: This is not a review of the movie, The Martian. You can hear our review of The Martian this weekend here on the site!

So we discuss the book, the characters, and what we really liked/disliked about The Martian, and hopefully we encourage you to pick it up before you hop in your rover and go see the film.

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  1. Sondi 24 May, 2016 at 19:30 Reply

    Cecilia, qué fotografías tan bo!!!as!int!!!!!, como todo lo que publicas, que acogedor…y qué buenas ideas.Espero que hayas tenido un buen fin de semana..Un beso, marta.

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