Date

2014-12-19

Featuring

Ben, Matt

Length

36:31

Category

Countdowns

Essential

2020-03-10

The final episode of the countdown
  1. Douglas Adams
  2. Philip K. Dick
  3. Terry Pratchett
  4. Stephen King
  5. Neil Gaiman
  6. Isaac Asimov
  7. Ray Bradbury
  8. George R.R. Martin
  9. C.S. Lewis
  10. J.R.R. Tolkien

Ben says literature is important to read, even if it's not enjoyable.

Ben says it's a story flaw that Aslan is only dead for two pages in The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. ...like Jesus?

Complete list

Top 10 Sci-Fi Authors

Ben

  1. Richard Matheson
  2. Frank Herbert
  3. Philip K. Dick
  4. Christopher Priest
  5. Neil Gaiman
  6. Neal Stephenson
  7. Roger Zelazny
  8. George R. R. Martin
  9. Dan Simmons
  10. J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Roald Dahl
  • Richard Adams
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Joe Haldeman
  • Henry James
  • Orson Scott Card
  • Ray Bradbury
  • Peter Straub
  • C. S. Lewis

Matt

  1. Ray Bradbury
  2. Kurt Vonnegut
  3. Ken Grimwood
  4. Lois Lowry
  5. Orson Scott Card
  6. George R. R. Martin
  7. Stephen King
  8. Ted Dekker
  9. Neil Gaiman
  10. C. S. Lewis
  • Bruce Coville
  • Natalie Babbit
  • Daniel H. Wilson
  • Michael Crichton
  • Roger Zelazny
  • George Orwell
  • J. K.
  • Philip Pullman
  • Suzanne Collins
  • Seth Grahame-Smith

Final count: Matt has heard of 47, Ben has read 52

I think Matt has also read quite a bit from this list now. I've currently read 51.