Discussions

Each Week, Torn hosts a dis­cus­sion on his dis­cord chan­nel: Torn MacAlester Sci­ence Fic­tion.  Join the dis­cus­sion and learn what he thinks about pri­or to writ­ing his sci­ence fic­tion stories.

 

  • Week of Dec 11 2022 [11th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 14th at 9 PM EDT (15th 2AM GMT)] 
    • Why Sci­ence is impor­tant in Sci­ence Fiction
  • Week of Dec 18 2022 [18th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 21st at 9 PM EDT (22nd 2AM GMT)] 
    • Kepler’s Dream (the first work of Sci­ence Fiction)
  • Week of Dec 25 2022 [25th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 28th at 9 PM EDT (29th 2AM GMT)] 
    • Torn’s take on the best films of Sci­ence Fiction
  • Week of Jan 1 2023 [1st at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 4th at 9 PM EDT (5th 2AM GMT)] 
    • The Kar­da­shev Scale
  • Week of Jan 8 2023 [8th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 11th at 9 PM EDT (12th 2AM GMT)] 
    • Torn dis­cuss­es his short sto­ry Mor­gan’s Road

 

  • Week of Jan 15 2023 [15th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 18th at 9 PM EDT (19th 2AM GMT)] 
    • 2001 A Space Odyssey : A dis­cus­sion of Arthur Clarke’s classic
  • Week of Jan 22 2023 [22nd at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 25th at 9 PM EDT (26th 2AM GMT)] 
    • The Fer­mi Paradox
  • Week of Jan 29 2023 [29th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), Feb 1st at 9 PM EDT (2nd 2AM GMT)] 
    • Apol­lo 14
  • Week of Feb 5 2023 [5th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 8th at 9 PM EDT (9th 2AM GMT)] 
    • Dis­cus­sion of Torn’s Golf and Outgassing
  • Week of Feb 12 2023 [12th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 15th at 9 PM EDT (16th 2AM GMT)] 
    • TBD
  • Week of Feb 19 2023 [19th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 22nd at 9 PM EDT (23rd 2AM GMT)] 
    • Dis­cus­sion about Thun­der Moon Tus­sle by Torn MacAlester
  • Week of Feb 26 2023 [26th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 1 Mar at 9 PM EDT (2nd 2AM GMT)] 
    • The Drake Equation
  • Week of Mar 5 2023 [5th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 8th at 9 PM EDT (9th 2 AM GMT)] 
    • TBD
  • Week of Mar 12 2023 [12th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 15th at 9 PM EDT (16th 2 AM GMT)] 
    • TBD
  • Week of Mar 19 2023 [19th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 22nd at 9 PM EDT (23rd 2 AM GMT)] 
    • TBD
  • Week of Mar 26 2023 [26th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 29nd at 9 PM EDT (30th 2AM GMT)] 
    • TBD
  • Week of Apr 2 2023 [2nd at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 5th at 9 PM EDT (6th 2AM GMT)] 
    • TBD
  • Week of Apr 9 2023 [5th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 12th at 9 PM EDT (13th 2 AM GMT)] 
    • TBD
  • Week of Apr 16 2023 [16th at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 19th at 9 PM EDT (20th 2 AM GMT)] 
    • TBD
  • Week of Apr 23 2023 [23rd at 1 PM EDT (6 PM GMT), 26th at 9 PM EDT (27th 2 AM GMT)] 
    • TBD
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