Episode 7: ‘Blindsight’ by Peter Watts

What has numerous squid-like appendages, a blind devotion to satiating its evolutionary needs, and negligible levels of sentience?

If you said Stephen Markley, Genre Stop!’s first-ever guest host, you’re right!

We also would have accepted ‘that strange alien antagonist in Peter Watts’s Blindsight,’ the book at the center of the newest episode. Oh well. Join Bri, Scott, and Stephen as they debate the literary function of the T junction, the mental health of torturers, and the role of honeycombs in othering aliens.

[audio https://s3.amazonaws.com/genrestop/Episode+7_+_Blindsight_+by+Peter+Watts.mp3]

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