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49: Men at Arms Pt.1 (Hyperbolic Until Proven Otherwise)

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 “Men At Arms”. 

Whodunnit! Wheredunnit! Whydunnit!

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Things we blathered on about:

Sir Terry Pratchett in conversation with Dr Jacqueline Simpson in 2010 – The Folklore Society

Spiders Georg – Know Your Meme

Postal Service Mission and “Motto” – USPS

United States Postal Service Creed – Wiki

Elephant seismics – Wiki 

 Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

Bonus – The Crone

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.

Today, a bonus radio play: The Crone.

Performed by: Helen Fullterton

Written by: Joanna Hagan

Written and first performed in 2019, as part of the QuirkHouse 5 series of monologues

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https://www.spotlight.com/2258-0190-5675

http://www.HelenFullerton.com

@HelenFullyActor – Twitter

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https://www.quirkhousetheatreco.com

@QuirkHouseTheat – Twitter

Sound effects (Freesound.org):

parkersenk; 14Douderova_Adela; F.M. Audio; TOMPARSONS; blwuens; vibe_crc

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

48: Lords and Ladies pt.3 (Abstract Concept, Spiky Chariot)

This week, Part 3 of our recap of “Lords and Ladies”.

Confusion! Contradictions! Confrontation!

CW: At 45:06 We discuss the ballad of Tam Lin and from 47:00 we discuss abortion.This conversation ends at 49:34.

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Things we blathered on about:

The Boss series (writing as Abigail Barnette) – Trout Nation

The AMPire Diaries

Cold iron – TV Tropes

Ragtag – Merriam Webster

You’re Dead To Me, Boudica – BBC Radio 4

The Wizard’s Knob – Dave Hodges Interview & DWM piece

Terry Pratchett Discworld Clarecraft Hodgesaargh – Dw107 – Worthpoint

Yarrow (Folklore) – Wikipedia

Tonker – Collins Dictionary

Tam Lin – Wikipedia

Tam Lin – Steel Eye Span – Youtube

Tam Lin – Coyote Run – Youtube

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen – Goodreads

Corridor Gothic (PDF) – Birkbeck Institutional Research

The St Crispins Day Speech from Henry V – Poetry Foundation

The screaming bat (Magnetoreception) – Wiki

Ogham ᚛ᚑᚌᚐᚋ᚜ – Wiki

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

46: Lords And Ladies Pt. 2 (Jodphurs and Hagstones)

This week, Part 2 of our recap of “Lords and Ladies”.

Fae! Ferrous! Folklore!

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Things we blathered on about:

Land of the Giants – Vox Media: Podcast Network

BewilderBeasts pod – Twitter

How “terror” gave us “terrific” – Grammarphobia

St Paul’s Cathedral – Quote Investigator

Steeleye Span – Thomas The Rhymer (Live) – YouTube

The structure of the cushions in the feet of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) – NCBI

Horseshoe Superstitions – Journal of American Folklore

Ferrous Friend Or Foe? How Iron Became The Enemy Of Fairy Folk – Folklore Thursdays

Wið færstice – Wikipedia

The Poet Laureate and the Gift of Sherry

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

46: Lords And Ladies Pt. 1 (Or Not to Bee)

This week, Part 1 of our recap of “Lords And Ladies”.

Erotica! Esoterica! Bees!

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Things we blathered on about:

Lords and Ladies – Colin Smythe

Lords and Ladies – The Annotated Pratchett File

The King of Elflands Daughter – Wiki

Hexagons are the Bestagons – CGP Grey (YouTube)

Drumming the Bees – Preservation Beekeeping

Long-time nuclear waste warning messages – Wiki

The Ray Cat Solution

Identifying Amanitas – Wild Food UK

Llamedos on the Clacks

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

45: Small Gods Pt. 3 (Wake Up Geeple)

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 “Small Gods”.

Tortoise! Eagle! God! Flailing!

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Things we blathered on about:

/r/old_recipes

Calling time on The Watch? What went wrong (and right) with the latest Terry Pratchett adaptation – By Marc Burrows

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson – Goodreads

/r/retrofuturism

Confessions of Georgia Nicolson Series by Louise Rennison – Goodreads

The Annotated Pratchett File – Small Gods – the bit about steam power

The Elder Tree – Trees for Life

Get Your Tickets For Llamedos on the Clacks!

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com


Small Gods Pt.2 (Thematic Themes

This week, Part 2 of our recap of “Small Gods”.

Themes! Theories! Things!

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Join us at Llamedos on the Clacks!

Things we blathered on about:

Shows – Andrew O’Neill

Bruces’ Philosophers’ Song – YouTube

The Discworld Timeline – The L-Space Web

Allegory of the cave – Wikipedia

Greek Philosophy – Ancient History Encyclopedia

Infinite Regress – Wikipedia

Golden Age of Athens – Facts and Details

The History of Chain Letters – Smithsonian

Eddie Izzard: St Paul’s Letters – Daily Motion

Jeep problem – Wikipedia

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

43: Small Gods Pt. 1 (Extra Melons)

This week, Part 1 of our recap of “Small Gods”.

Tortoise! Porpoise! Gods!

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Things we blathered on about:

Small Gods – Colin Smythe (Find reviews here)

Words from the Master – L-Space

List of Common Misconceptions – Wiki

Studs Terkel discusses “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat and Other Clinical Tales” with Oliver W. Sacks

No One Expects the Spanish Inquisition! – Youtube

The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God’s Holy Warriors – Goodreads

Gnosticism – Wiki

The Upside Down Tortoise Enigma – BBC

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

Bonus Pandemic Special – Hype And Dread

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, another bonus lockdown q&a! We take the time to chat, get a bit existential and answer a few listener questions.

Morality! Ethics! Snacks!

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Things we blathered on about:

Llamedos Holiday Camp on the Clacks

The Galactic Federation interviews Earth for membership – Twitter

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Blue Planet II, Series 1, The Deep – BBC One

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

42: The Dark Side Of The Sun Pt. 2 (Too Much Time together)

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, Part 2 of our recap of “The Dark Side Of The Sun” – the first in our “Proto-Pratchett” Season!

Aliens! External Consciousness Acting on the Universe! (Mechanical) Bees!

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Things we blathered on about:

The Frogs, Aristophanes (Translated by G. Theodoridis) – Poetry in Translation

Man Friday – Wiki

The Truly Great – Poetry Foundation

Plain English Campaign

I Believe (American Gods) – Wikiquote (beware potential spoilers)

Black Holes – NASA Science

How do astronomers find exoplanets? – EarthSky

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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