WEBCAST PunchCast #2: Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers w/Nick August, MT White, and TJ Martinell

Novelists TJ Martinell and MT White join PunchRiot’s publisher Nick August to discuss Heinlein’s Hugo award-winning novel Starship Troopers.

Why is Starship Troopers often criticized for promoting fascism? If science fiction provides some measure of criticism of the age in which it is written, what does Starship Troopers have to say about where we’ve been and where we’re going? Is the novel a thinly-veiled political manifesto masquerading as fiction? How does Paul Verhoeven’s film adaptation compare to Heinlein’s novel?

Find out here: youtu.be/DkRgv_VT5nI.