The Sci-Fi Future is Female

Sure, everyone credits Star Trek for bringing us cellphones. But did you know Sears & Roebuck gets the credit for bringing another science fiction gadget to your pocket? Georgia Tech professor and author Lisa Yaszek joins the geeks to talk about sci-fi predictions come true, misconceptions about female authors of the early 1900s, how we got “food in pill form” as a trope, and the universal geek enthusiasm for Galaxy Quest. Plus, more on our Live on Facebook Live from Michael’s Back Deck Show show.

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