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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Jun 30, 2020

Episode 22 features Spybrarian Shane Whaley, host and creator of The Spybrary Podcast. 

We discuss getting started in the fandom of spy fiction, James Bond, Len Deighton, the Cold War as perhaps the hottest topic, human intelligence, and sometimes spy fact being stranger than spy fiction.

During the episode we cover:

  • Our Introductions to Spy Fiction
  • Getting into reading
  • Len Deighton 
    • Harry Palmer (The Unnamed Spy)
    • Bernard Samson
  • James Bond
  • Books
  • Spy Movies
  • Spy Television
  • Buying Books
  • Reading begets reading
  • The Cold War
  • Spy Comedy
  • Launching Spybrary
  • Building a community
  • Bomber
  • And much more...

Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode 

The Wicked Theory Podcast Patreon to listen to "Ed Bonds with Bill"

Agent Palmer's Brush Pass Episode of Yesterday's Spy by Len Deighton (Spybrary Episode 33)





You can also hear more Palmer in the meantime on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier and as mentioned on this show as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.

Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.

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