First Review of Metatropolis
Posted on October 21, 2008 Posted by John Scalzi 5 Comments
Which comes from SFFaudio, appropriately enough, and it’s a good one:
… this is a thought-provoking, exciting group of stories that deserves high praise. An SFFaudio Essential!
Well, shucks. It’s nice to start off on a good foot.
No surprise here. You said it was full of awesome.
True. I try not to lie about these things.
Dammit. OK, confession time. Every time I scan past the title of this work, it pops out as “Meattropolis.” And as interesting as Metatropolis sounds…I want to know what a Meattropolis story would be like.
@Skwid: Not only has it been done by Terry Bisson (http://www.terrybisson.com/meat.html), but it’s been turned into a short film (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaFZTAOb7IE)
They’re made of meat…
That was, of course, the first thing that occurred to me…but it’s not really a story about cities, as would be implied, don’t you think?