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Hogswatch 2023: Going Postal TV (Gay Abandon)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, a bonus Hogswatch Extravaganza as we discuss the TV adaptation of Going Postal.

Bells! Festivity! A Very Wet Banshee! 

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Things we blathered on about:

The Infinite Monkey’s Guide to… Strawberries – BBC Sounds 

The history of letter boxes – The Postal Museum 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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132: Wintersmith Pt. 3 (CatchThat Metaphor!)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 3  of our recap of “Wintersmith”. 

Frost! Fire! Marmalade!

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Things we blathered on about:

Mythical Creatures with Rhianna Pratchett – BBC Sounds

Folklands with Tim Downie – Podtail

The Kings Breakfast – A. A. Milne

Terry Pratchett in Conversation with Jacqueline Simpson – Folklore Society

Fimbulvetr – Encylopedia Mythica 

Fire and Ice – Robert Frost – Poetry Foundation

The Snow Man by Wallace Stevens – Poetry Foundation

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 “Winter Daydreams” – YouTube 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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131: Wintersmith Pt. 2 (Prolific Weather Personifier)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 2 of our recap of “Wintersmith”. 

Mustard! Pickles! Water-Colours?!!!

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Want to follow your hosts and their internet doings? Follow Joanna on twitter @joannahagan and follow Francine @francibambi 

Things we blathered on about:

Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch – Project Gutenberg 

Mirror by Sylvia Plath – All Poetry 

A Short View of Scottish Funeral Traditions, by Tom Doran

Name Drafting

Elemental – Wikipedia

Firmament – Wikipedia  

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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130: Wintersmith Pt 1 (I Like the Shade of Her Cheese)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 1 of our recap of “Wintersmith”. 

Witchcraft! Winter! Um…!

[Due to scheduling disruption (holidays to the Chalk and the in-laws in town), the episode is late and was edited very quickly after work, so I can only apologise if it's even less polished than usual! – F]

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Things we blathered on about:

Steeleye Span with Terry Pratchett – Wintersmith Extended Doc – YouTube

Wintersmith – Steeleye Span Fan

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring Terry Pratchett – YouTube

Terry Pratchett interview – SFX via the Wayback Machine  

Perchta – Wikipedia 

The History and Development of Dark Border Morris 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

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Picture Books and Board Games – with Pratchat and David Brashaw

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, we’re joined by Ben and Liz from Pratchat to discuss Where’s My Cow? And Discworld board games. We also have a wonderful interview with David Brashaw of Backspindle Games!

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Things we blathered on about:

Guest projects

Pratchat 

Guild of Recappers & Podcasters 

Backspindle Games

Where’s My Cow?

Where's My Cow? – Pratchat 

#Pratchat61 – What Terry Wrote – Pratchat 

#PratchatPlaysThud – The Troll’s Gambit – Pratchat 

The Ankh-Morpork Archives: Volume One – Discworld.com 

Melvyn Grant 

Vimes illustrations compared

Discworld board games (most links BoardGameGeek)

Thud [fictional version] – Discworld & Terry Pratchett Wiki

Stealth Chess [fictional] – Discworld Wiki 

Cripple Mr. Onion [largely fictional]

Thud 

Guards! Guards!

Clacks

The Witches

Ankh-Morpork

Other board games

Good Omens: An Ineffable Game

Qwirkle

Root

Nanty Narking

Arboretum

Illimat

Fanorona – Wikipedia   

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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Tiffany Aching’s Guide to Being a Witch – an interview with Rhianna Pratchett and Gabrielle Kent

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, usually read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, we’re incredibly excited to be joined by Rhianna Pratchett and Gabrielle Kent to discuss their newly released book, Tiffany Aching’s Guide to Being a Witch

Follow Rhianna @RhiPratchett and Gabrielle @GabrielleKent on Twitter

Find us on the internet:

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Discord: https://discord.gg/29wMyuDHGP 

Want to follow your hosts and their internet doings? Follow Joanna on twitter @joannahagan and follow Francine @francibambi 

Acquire your very own copy of Tiffany Aching’s Guide to Being a Witch here:

Discworld Emporium

Discworld.Com

Waterstones

British Library

See also:

Rhianna Pratchett & Gabrielle Kent in Conversation [with Rob Wilkins] – Waterstones Piccadilly (20 Nov) 

Gabrielle Kent 

Rhianna Pratchett

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

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Voices of Discworld – with Marc Burrows and Jon Culshaw

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, a special Double Feature (ooOOooh) featuring Marc Burrows and John Culshaw! We chat to Marc about the Edinburgh Fringe; his rave reviewed live show, The Magic of Terry Pratchett; and his ultra-exclusive Footnotes interviews.

But wait, there’s more! Marc has very kindly shared the audio from his interview with voice actor extraordinaire Jon Culshaw, star of the Watch arc in the new Discworld audiobooks. Hear about Culshaw’s love for Discworld and the process of finding voices for Vimes, Vetinari, and various other Ankh Morporkian heroes.

Find us on the internet:

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Discord: https://discord.gg/29wMyuDHGP 

Want to follow your hosts and their internet doings? Follow Joanna on twitter @joannahagan and follow Francine @francibambi 

Things we blathered on about:

LIVE DATES – The Magic of Terry Pratchett 

Buy Marc's books 

Glom of Nit – Substack 

Listen to Audiobooks narrated by Jon Culshaw – Audible.co.uk 

The Dark Room – Mr John Robertson 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

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129: Thud! Pt. 3 (Recursive Watchmen)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 3 of our recap of “Thud!”. 

Water! Rock! Watchmen All The Way Down!

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Things we blathered on about:

Tiffany Aching’s Guide to Being a Witch – British Public Library 

Pantograph – Britannica

Karst – Wikipedia 

Bolton Strid – Yorkshire, England – Atlas Obscura 

Best Murder Mystery Movie of the 21st Century – Trial By Content

Wainwright Society 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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128: Thud! Pt. 2 (Flammable Rhododendrons)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 2 of our recap of “Thud!”. 

Axes! Clubs! Six Inch Heels! 

Find us on the internet:

Discord

Twitter: @MakeYeFretPod

Instagram: @TheTruthShallMakeYeFret

Facebook: @TheTruthShallMakeYeFret

Email: thetruthshallmakeyefretpod@gmail.com

Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/thetruthshallmakeyefret

Want to follow your hosts and their internet doings? Follow Joanna on twitter @joannahagan and follow Francine @francibambi 

Things we blathered on about:

Plum pudding model – Wikipedia 

Puddingstone (rock) – Wikipedia 

The Battle of Alexander at Issus – Wikipedia 

Unruly by David Mitchell review – monarchs behaving badly -The Guardian 

Saint Hildegard – Britannica 

Francisco Goya – Britannica

Making a Dress From a Painting – Sarah Hambly – Youtube

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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E127: Thud! Pt. 1 (Whomst Among Us?)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 1 of our recap of “Thud!”. 

Burglereah! Murdearh! Trickereah! 

Find us on the internet:

Twitter: @MakeYeFretPod

Instagram: @TheTruthShallMakeYeFret

Facebook: @TheTruthShallMakeYeFret

Email: thetruthshallmakeyefretpod@gmail.com

Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/thetruthshallmakeyefret

Want to follow your hosts and their internet doings? Follow Joanna on twitter @joannahagan and follow Francine @francibambi 

Things we blathered on about:

Black Shuck – Wikipedia 

The Not-So-Great Bake-Along – Week 1 – Two-Hats Television

Janet Jackson had the power to crash laptop computers – The Old New Thing 

Terry Pratchett interview – Thud! & Where's My Cow? – YouTube 

Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes – Penguin

The Spectacle of the Panorama – British Library 

Cyclorama – Wikipedia

My Bed – Wikipedia 

#Pratchat62 Notes and Errata – Pratchat

Francis Quarles. Excerpt from “A Feast for Worms.”  

  

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

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