This week we hop lightly over the fence that divides the genres, landing with both feet in the rich, green grass of the science fiction field - watch our for that android cow-pat.
We're here to look at a debut from the Quebecois writer Sylvain Neuvel, entitled Sleeping Giants. It's a bit X-Files, a bit Kubrick, but a lot entertaining.
No celebrities died in the recording of this podcast (checks BBC.co.uk) but I see that someone called Pearl Mackie has become the new Doctor Who companion. That's nice.
Er. Where was I?
Oh yes: one more thing....