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Hello and welcome to the Truth Shall Make Ye Fret, a podcast in which we read and discuss every book from Terry Pratchett's Discworld series (and a few more besides) in chronological order.

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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

41: The Dark Side Of The Sun Pt.1 (A Sudden Chaos)

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, a holiday from the Disc! Part 1 of our recap of “The Dark Side Of The Sun”.

Robots! Swamp Not-Dragons! Plannet-Spanning Consciousness! Bees?

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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:

Breath – A 30 Day Yoga Journey | Yoga With Adriene – YouTube

The Dark Side of the Sun – Colin Smythe

The Annotated Pratchett File – The Dark Side of the Sun

The Magic Of Terry Pratchett – Marc Burrows

Cover images:

First edition (painted by Pratchett)

Joanna’s copy (Josh Kirby)

Francine’s copy (Josh Kirby)

Yet another cover (Tim White)

White stag – The Two Bears Codex

The Long Earth – Wiki

White Paternoster – Wiki

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

Hogswatch 2020: A Hint of Extravaganza

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, a bonus extra special super duper gee golly whiz extravaganza… all right, that might be over-egging it, but we chat about Rhianna Pratchett’s Crystal of Storms (spoiler-light discussion), and wander off on some festive tangents.

ʜᴏ. ʜᴏ. ʜᴏ.

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

Sounds: Bells – se2001, Freesound.org

40: Witches Abroad Pt. 3 (Existential Crisis Fridays)

This week, Part 3 of our recap of “Witches Abroad”.

Good! Evil! Chaos! Free Will! Biscuits!

Reddit: r/TTSMYF

Things we blathered on about:

Start With This (Episode 2 is Hooptedoodle)

A Cinderella Story (2004) – IMDb

Baba-Yaga and Vasilisa the Fair

Maman Brigitte – Mythology wiki

Mrs Gogol’s Gods – The Annotated Pratchett File

Baron Samedi – A Loa of the Dead

Baron Samedi – Wiki

Interferometry | ESO [See also: The Science of Discworld, p113 in the hardback)

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

39: Witches Abroad Pt.2 (Inverted Zombie)

This week, Part 2 of our recap of “Witches Abroad”.

Stories! Myths! Hats!

Get in touch in time for Hogswatch!

Things we blathered on about:

[Video Games] That time a Dragon Age voice actor illegally role-played his character to justify being a bigot – /r/HobbyDrama thread

Oldest albatross – Facebook

Jumbo

Erzulie

From Haitian Slavery to “The Walking Dead” – The Atlantic

LEGBA – Guardian of the Crossroads – NPS

Baron Samedi – Wikipedia

Into the Woods – Hello, Little Girl – YouTube

Meryl Streep – Last Midnight – YouTube

Crystal of Storms by Rhianna Pratchett – Goodreads

Turnspit dog – Wikipedia

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

Witches Abroad Pt.1 (With Your Boots On)

This week, Part 1 of our recap of “Witches Abroad”.

Mirrors! Magic! Sausage?

Things we blathered on about:

Rasputin – Boney M. (Dance Cale Brown) TikTok – YouTube

The Joylessness of Cooking – The New Yorker

Witches Abroad – Colin Smythe Limited (scroll down for reviews)

The Annotated Pratchett File – Witches Abroad

Lilith – Bible Archeology Society

Transylvania etymology – Wikipedia

Cram – Tolkien Gateway

Traditional Toum (Lebanese Garlic Sauce) Recipe – Serious Eats

Cover mirrors in a storm – USC Digital Folklore Archives

African-American and Creole Traditions Surrounding Death in the Cane River Region – NCPTT

Urban Legends Spectacular! – You’re Wrong About

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com


37: Reaper Man Pt.3 (YES)

This week, Part 3 of our recap of “Reaper Man”.

Goodness Gracious Grief!

Content Warning: This episode discusses grief and parental loss.

Things we blathered on about:

Reaper Man – p132 (XXXX) The Annotated Pratchett File

Spy Kids (2001) – IMDb

The High Life Trailer – BBC Two 1995

Retail apocalypse – Wikipedia

A Greedy Man in a Hungry World, by Jay Rayner – Goodreads

Psychopomp – TV Tropes

Death (Personification) – Wikipedia

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak – Goodreads

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

36: Reaper Man Pt.2 (Semi-Detached Wolf)

This week, Part 2 of our recap of “Reaper Man”.

Etymology! Wolves! Existential Dilemmas!

Things we blathered on about:

Spotify – Apocalypse Playlist (TTSMYF)

Roadkill (TV Mini-Series 2020– ) – IMDb

Hugh Laurie to star as Maurice, Terry Pratchett’s streetwise tomcat – Guardian

The Wurzels – Combine Harvester Song Video 2011

What’s the origin of “yo”?

r/etymology – Yo

Weather lore

Behind the folklore: swallows flying high: Do high-flying swallows mean dry weather?

Pressure cooking with liquor

The world’s 10 worst distillery disasters

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

35: Reaper Man Pt.1 (Come Into a Bit of Snowglobe)

This week, Part 1 of our recap of “Reaper Man”.

Watercolours! Strange British Customs! Mustards!

Things we blathered on about:

Joanna Hagan Spoken Word FB page (for all of our dear little co-host’s Inktober poems)

Discworld Halloween 2015 – Bad Pictures of a Good Night

David Tennant Does A Podcast With… Neil Gaiman

David Tennant Does A Podcast With… Everyone From Season 2

Azrael | Religion-wiki

Colin Smythe on Reaper Man

The History of Zombies

Wow-wow sauce thread

Nanny Ogg’s Cookbook | Sir Terry Pratchett

Gimlet (tool)

Bored of the Rings – Wikipedia

Morris Dance – Evolution

Brood parasite – Wikipedia

Repo Man (1984) – IMDb

The Possessive Apostrophe His Origin

His genitive

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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