104: Night Watch Pt. 3 (The Frilly Shirt of the Revolutionary)

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 “Night Watch”. 

Spoons! Angels! Awkwardly Dancing Around the Bleak Bit!

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Things we blathered on about:

Poem by Rainer Maria Rilke – Der Panther – with english translation  

Behind the Bastards: Elite Panic: Why The Rich And Powerful Can't Be Trusted – Apple Podcasts [I hugely, hugely recommend this episode. – F]

Floodlines – The Atlantic 

The Way of Mrs. Cosmopilite – Discworld & Terry Pratchett Wiki 

Phenology | Definition & Examples – Britannica 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

103: Night Watch Pt. 2 (Notably Damper)

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 “Night Watch”. 

Skulls! Tigers! Moist Puddings!

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Things we blathered on about:

/u/abbot_everett's reddit quantum comment – /r/TTSMYF

At the Chippy – Victoria Wood – TikTok (sorry, the YouTube version has been taken down)

Craniometry – Wikipedia  

Pic o’ the Week: Baby Swordfish – Oceanwire 

Slumgullion Definition & Meaning – Merriam-Webster 

Lapskaus: a Hearty Norwegian Stew – Nordic Nibbler

Wet Nelly – Foods of England

Peterloo Massacre – Wikipedia 

Six Acts – Wikipedia 

Disruptive coloration | zoology – Britannica 

List of camouflage methods – Wikipedia 

“The Tiger” By Nael, Age 6 – Know Your Meme 

Protest is a Human Right – Amnesty International UK 

Safety of journalists covering protests : preserving freedom of the press during times of turmoil – Unesco 

G20 protests: full video footage of police tactics – Guardian  

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

102: Night Watch Pt. 1 (Foreshadow and Backshadow)

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 “Night Watch”. 

Ravens! Lightning! Quantum! 

Part 2 of Night Watch will begin on page 163 (“The beast remembers”) and end on page 257 (“A little more champagne?”)

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Things we blathered on about:

Night Watch – The Annotated Pratchett File v9.0

Night Watch – Discworld Wiki 

Brewers Britain and Ireland – Internet Archive 

[News] 2023 will be the Year of the Querulous Megapode! – r/discworld 

Discworld Divinity – SF Crows Nest (via Wayback Machine) 

Paul Kidby on Night Watch – Fantasy Book Review (via Wayback Machine)

Battye Embroidered Wall Hanging – William Morris Gallery 

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

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

Hogswatch 2022: The Amazing Maurice Movie (Mildly Fantasy Threatened)

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, it’s time for another Hogswatch Extravaganza as we discuss The Amazing Maurice movie!  

SPOILERS START AT 17m20s

Nightmare Rabbits! Nightmare Wildebeests! Delightful Rats!

Watch the episode video here.

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Things we blathered on about:

Trombone comment – alt.fan.pratchett (now Google groups)

Hogfather/DEATH/Twiggy – Twitter (@BewilderedPod) 

How The Amazing Maurice changed the game for Terry Pratchett – Telegraph 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

101: The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents Pt. 3 (Rat King Roomba)

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 “The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents”. 

Control! Mortality! Estonia?

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Things we blathered on about:

How The Amazing Maurice changed the game for Terry Pratchett – Telegraph 

The particularly good alt.fan.net thread Francine’s on about [direct link to Pratchett’s first reply but keep scrolling for lots more]

Pratchett’s note on Maxfield Parrish skies

Cute rats on the reddit –  r/TTSMYF 

A Dictionary of Superstitions – Oxford Reference 

The Complicated, Inconclusive Truth Behind Rat Kings – Atlas Obscura

More than a dozen rodents discovered with their tails tied together in rare ‘rat king’ sighting – Independent [cw: it’s a video; the rats are alive and not very happy]

Rat Kings in Estonia (PDF)

Matagot – Wikipedia

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret Hogswatch 2021 – YouTube

Hogswatch 2020: A Hint of Extravaganza – YouTube

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

Bonus: 100th Episode Celebration (And So, The Journey)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel,  have been reading and recapping every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series for 100 episodes!

This week, we celebrate!

VIDEO VERSION: https://youtu.be/5opdW6HS7Jc 

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Things we blathered on about:

#Pratchat60 – Eyes Turnwise– Pratchat 

#Pratchat62 – There’s a Cow in There – Pratchat 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

100: The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents Pt. 2 (Narratively Satisfying Lever)

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 “The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents”. 

It’s Dark! It’s So Dark! This is a Kids Book?!

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Things we blathered on about:

The big bang [Christmas cracker stuff] – The Guardian 

s0nderv0gel's reddit comment – /r/TTSMYF

Post your rat name here! – /r/TTSMYF

The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning – Poetry Foundation 

The Pied Piper of Hamlin (Cosgrove Hall) – Youtube 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

99: The Amazing Maurice & His Educated Rodents (Butter Beans & Instant Oodles)

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 “The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents”. 

Podcasts! They chase the ethics and catch the Existentialism!

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Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

98: Troll Bridge/A Collegiate Casting Out. . . (What’s It All About?)

[THE AUDIO IS SO BAD I AM SO SORRY THERE WERE VERY TECHNICAL VERY PROBLEMS ARGH – F]

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, “Troll Bridge” and “A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices”. 

Bridges! Bureaucracy! B…existential crisis?

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Things we blathered on about:

https://wt.social/ 

Dragonfly mission

 I think we missed a magpie rhyme when doing Carpe Jugulum. Courtesy of John Finnemore. : r/TTSMYF 

After the King – Tolkien Gateway 

Terry Pratchett – Tolkien Gateway 

TROLL BRIDGE | The Moving Picture – Youtube

What is the origin of the folklore that trolls live under bridges? – r/AskHistorians

Trolls: From Scandinavia to Dam Dolls, Tolkien, and Harry Potter – Amazon

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales 

‘Who remembers proper binmen?’ – The Guardian

xkcd: Atheists 

Albert Sloman – Wikipedia 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com