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E27 – Coming Out With A Dragon Under His Arm

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

Guards! Dragons! Books! Metaphysics! Bunting! Guards! 

Things we blathered on about:

@hammard_1987 (Twitter user doing the Pratchett Word Cup polls)

HERE BE SPOILERS: The Discworld Timeline

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42653524-happy-fat

Neil Patrick Harris – 2013 – Tony Awards Opening

Happy Fat: Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You, by Sofie Hagen

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, by Lindy West

Bringing Up Baby (1938) – IMDb

The Darkest Timeline: The ‘1’ Timeline | Community

Dirty Harry (1971) – IMDb

Diana, princess of Wales 

E26 – The Flamey Flame

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

Guards! Guards! (Also heroes, villains, mundanity, secret societies, wonderful words and dragons)

Things we blathered on about:

Pratchett World Cup (Twitter thread)

Hypallage/Transferred epithet

The Elements of Eloquence, by Mark Forsyth

Jeeves & Wooster

Hag stones

Meet the Man Who Started the Illuminati

Brioche – Bread or Viennoiserie?

Detroit Style Pizza
Dragon physics

Frank Whittle

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

E25 – Allegory, And This Time I Mean It

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

Mythology! Philosophy! Linguistically! 101 Things A Boy Can Do! 

Things we should blather on about:

Juneteenth 

Black Lives Matter 

Black Trans Lives Matter

Uk Black Pride

Anti-Racism charities in the UK

Black Trans Lives – Actions in Solidarity 

Things we blathered on about:

The Oxter English Dictionary

The Annotated Pratchett File, Pyramids

Herodotus Histories

Zeno’s paradoxes

Discworld calendar years

Aesop

Antiphon of Rhamnus

Socratic Dialogue

Sphinx (Greek)

Fall of Civilizations Podcast

Ode on a Grecian Urn

Wine, Women, and Wisdom: The Symposia of Ancient Greece

Nekhbet

Egyptian Vulture

Ozymandias

High Priest of Amun

Brendan Fraser

Egyptian language

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

E24 – That Won’t Keep My Pyramids Flaring

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

Hippos! Rhinos! Elephants! Camels! Gods!

Things we should blather on about:

Black Lives Matter 

Black Trans Lives Matter

Uk Black Pride

Anti-Racism charities in the UK

Black Trans Lives – Actions in Solidarity 

Things we blathered on about:

Heaven is a half pipe

Elephant in stables

That don’t impress me much 

The Weirdly Enduring Appeal of Weird Al Yankovic

Blog post mentioning Oxter English Dictionary

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

E23 – Not For Internal Use

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

Things we should all bang on about:

Resources:

Black Lives Matter

8 Can’t Wait

Police Reform

Black Visions Collective

Systemic Police Brutality in Britain

Black Lives Matter in London 

Donate:

Places To Donate

The Okra Project 

Black Trans Lives Matter

More Places to Donate 

Further Reading: 

Black-Owned Bookshops – US

Black-Owned Bookshops – UK

Graphic Novels that deal with anti-racism

 When They Call You a Terrorist

Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race  

So You Want to Talk About Race 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

Bonus Glorious 25th Special – Definitely Not A Cult

This week, another bonus pandemic special. We commemorate the Glorious 25th of May, give you our latest lockdown recommendations and talk about Wyrd Sisters – The Animated Series. 

Warning: Spoilers Lurk! 

Spoilers begin: 37:57

Spoilers end: 45:30

Things we blathered on about:

Yahoo! GeoCities

And He Said to Me (Bernard Pearson’s Podcast)

Where Should We Begin by Esther Perel

Angel on Top

Fake Doctors, Real Friends

The Blanks – Hey Ya! (Ted’s Band from Scrubs)

This American Life – Get a Spine!

Chocolat | Joanne Harris

My Family and Other Animals, By Gerald Durrell

Book 1: The House of Shattered Wings – Aliette de Bodard

Millenniums Rule Series – Trudi Canavan

Schitt’s Creek (TV Series 2015–2020) – IMDb

The Moment The Simpsons Ruined Homer Simpson

National Theatre Live

Shakespeare’s Globe

Emilia – The Guilty Feminist 

Avatar: The Last Airbender (TV Series 2005–2008) – IMDb

Glorious Revolution – Discworld & Terry Pratchett Wiki (HERE BE SPOILERS)

Wyrd Sisters (TV Mini-Series 1997) – IMDb

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones – Goodreads

Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) – IMDb

Dragon Age – Wikipedia

Chekhov’s Gun – TV Tropes

La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

P.s. Reach out if you need to chat about sobriety in quarantine or whatever @francibambi

If you want recipes and cooking advice/tutorials then ask @joannahagan


E22 – I Am The Very Model Of A Metaphor From Thespia

This week, Part 3 of our recap of “Wyrd Sisters”!

Magic! Words! A Lot Of Coffee!

Things we blathered on about:

Charlie Brooker’s Antiviral Wipe

The people who study the meaning of nonsense – BBC Future

A Bit of Fry & Laurie Concerning Language

Tom Lehrer – The Elements – LIVE FILM From Copenhagen in 1967

Wakko’s 50 State Capitols with Lyrics/Subtitles

The Helicopter » Leonardo Da Vinci’s Inventions

Globe Theatre

Shakespeare in lockdown: did he write King Lear in plague quarantine?

As You Like It, Act II, Scene VII [All the world’s a stage]

The Wonderful Insults of Groucho Marx

Laurel and Hardy Classic – Music Box

Notes from a Big Country – Wikipedia

Terry Pratchett made his own sword. By hand. Out of meteorites!

Order of the Honeybee pin (Facebook – Discworld Emporium)

Henry V | Act 3, Scene 1

The Guilty Feminist – 34. Power with Jessica Regan

Following the Action: Some Thoughts on Shakespeare and Politics – Isaac Butler

Neil Gaiman: ‘Terry Pratchett isn’t jolly. He’s angry’ 

Syllepsis

The Elements of Eloquence

Macbeth SCENE I. A cavern. In the middle, a boiling cauldron.

The Plays of William Shakespeare. Volume the eleventh

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

E21 – There Must Be Bees

This week, Part 2 of our recap of “Wyrd Sisters”. 

Words! Wallowing! Wonder! 

Things we blathered on about:

Homer’s Barbershop Quartet

Rich and Creamy Tonkotsu Ramen Broth Recipe

Alarums and excursions

The Hedgehog can never be buggered at all (v2)

Iambic Pentameter

“The Mushroom Hunters” by Neil Gaiman

p145 (Herne the Hunted reference) The Annotated Pratchett Files

Herne the Hunter

Thespis

Rule of Three podcast

Spaceballs (1987) – IMDb

Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy – British Comedy Guide

Bored of the Rings

20 ‘Community’ Theme Episodes, Ranked – Uproxx

Rowan Atkinson Live – Dirty Names

Caitlin Moran quote

One Reason Cross-Cultural Small Talk Is So Tricky (Peach/coconut theory)

Finding Cassie Crazy by Jaclyn Moriarty

King Richard III Visitor Centre

Richard III Society

You’re Wrong About… (@yourewrongabout) 

Headlong (Surviving Y2K) (Stitcher)

Jo made a pie! 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

E20 – Bloody Hands

This week, Part 1 of our recap of “Wyrd Sisters”. 

Witches! Weather! Wishes! 

Things we blathered on about:

Narrativia strikes deal to bring Pratchett’s Discworld to TV

Terry Pratchett’s The Watch Series by BBC Studios – When? What? How? Huh?

Tales from Earthsea (2006) – IMDb

Whiffenpoofs 

Have I Got News for You

The Mash Report

The Guilty Feminist “The New Normal”

How Humans Lost Our Chance at a Third Eye

How Does Human Echolocation Work?

The Unadulterated Cat by Terry Pratchett – Goodreads

Maxine Peake in Hamlet: Critics deliver their verdicts

Hanglid – Eddie Izzard 

First Knight (Droit Du Seigneur) – Snopes

I Am Very Culinary 

Countless stones

The Rollright Stones

Audio 

Thunder: Josh74000MC

Wind: craigsmith

Rain: jmbphilmes

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

Bonus Pandemic Special – We Don’t Know Why We’re Here

Potatoes! Bread! Jam! Doritos!

This week, another bonus pandemic special, in which we answer some listener questions and then tangents happen. All of the tangents.

Things we blathered on about:

Total Body Yoga – Deep Stretch | Yoga With Adriene

Chocolat | Joanne Harris

The Essex Serpent | Sarah Perry

Inspirobot.me

Giraffe Fight – Africa – Episode 1 – BBC One

Just taking a nap after eating all the strawberry jam

Aedh Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

P.s. Reach out if you need to chat about sobriety in quarantine or whatever @francibambi

If you want recipes and cooking advice/tutorials then ask @joannahagan

Photo by Rebeca G. Sendroiu on Unsplash

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