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The Sandersonian Institute of Cosmere Studies

Dec 21, 2022

It's the most munchingest time of the year! Koloss Head-Munching Day comes but once a year, every December 19th, which also happens, by pure coincidence, to be the birthday of the man who started this whole crazy avalanche, Brandon Sanderson!

While the SICS crew were planning to discuss the 2022 State of the Sanderson,...

Dec 7, 2022

The End...?

The Sandersonian Institute of Cosmere Studies crew is back, and we're starting our larger discussion of The Lost Metal, by Brandon Sanderson, at the very... end. (Sorry, Maria von Trapp.) There's all SORTS of epilogue juiciness going on in this book, and we're excited to break it down, one piece at...

Nov 25, 2022

This bonus episode of The Sandersonian Institute of Cosmere Studies was recorded LIVE at Dragonsteel 2022 at the Salt Palace convention center in Salt Lake City, Utah! At the recording, we asked members of the live audience to come up and present their Aluminum Foil Hat Theories about just what in the world was going on...

Nov 23, 2022

Okay... let's talk about the Lost Metal!

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Nov 9, 2022

It's time! The release of The Lost Metal, the final book in Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn Era 2, is imminent! In less than a week, we'll be at Dragonsteel 2022 and actually holding our copies in our hands! But first, we have to test our predictive mettle against each other and our returning guest host, Steve from the...