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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

Descript | Create podcasts, videos, and transcripts

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

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

Things to go on a business card

Poet, Polymath and Soldier of Fortune

Planet Spanning Consciousness

Today’s Echo of Tomorrow’s Scream

Oraclette

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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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

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