11: Good Omens Pt.2 (The Flaming Sword of it All)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young 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 “Good Omens”. 

Helicopter! Deliveries! Our Kevin! A Politeness Event Horizon! Goodies! Baddies! Dancing! A Victorian Child that Drowned in a Bath! 

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Things we blathered on about:

Loin

Kraken (Wiki)

The Kraken, Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Old Song, GK Chesterton

Gardeners Question Time

The Kitchen Cabinet

Reductio ad Absurdum 

Angelology

Thomas Crapper

The Knight and the Squire, Terry Jones (Goodreads)

Pendle Witches(Wiki)

Tel Megiddo (Wiki)

Albedo

Terry Pratchett – Back in Black (BBC)

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

10: Good Omens Pt.1 (Castles and Snacks)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, we’ve travelled away from the Discworld! This is Good Omens, Part 1.

Witches! Castles! Bookshops! Enid Blyton! Armageddon! Elgar! 

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Things we blathered on about:

Extra words in the American edition (the Annotated Pratchett Files)

Wodge (Lexico)

Good Omens: How Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett wrote a book (BBC)

Good Omens – who wrote what? (Pratchett’s comment from 1992, alt.fan.pratchett)

The Dream (Apple Podcasts)

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (Wiki)

Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire (Good Reads)

Dramatis Personae (TV Tropes – Good Omens is mentioned under ‘Literature’)

Befriending the Enemy (TV Tropes)

Cthulu Mythos (Wiki)

Hastur (The Yellow Site)

Not Like Other Girls (TV Tropes)

Revelation 6, The First Four Seals (6:1–8) (Wiki)

Phantom Time Hypothesis (Wiki)

Elgar (Classic FM)

The Second Shelf bookshop, Soho

Ashtoreth (encyclopedia.com)

Saint Francis of Assisi (biography.com)

The Reptilian Elite

The Fate of Phaeton (History Today)

Charles Fort (the Sceptic’s Dictionary)

Atheists (XKCD)

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

9: Equal Rites Pt.3 (Crumbs All Up In There)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young 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 “Equal Rites”. 

Vocal Warm-ups! Coruscate! Confusion about the Universe! Cabbage! Quantum! Sub-Atomic Particles! Scones! 

Content Warning Misophonia. We do eat on this episode of the podcast (while performing important scientific research). While we’ve made every effort to reduce noise, this may be difficult for those who suffer from Misophonia. The chompy part of the segment starts at 50:40.

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Things we blathered on about:

Illustrated Ocean at the End of the Lane (Wordery) 

Jörmungandr, the world serpent (Wiki)

Yggdrasil, the world tree (Wiki)

Albatross! (Youtube)

Tag (Wiki) – check out the names and variants

Miriam Margolyes (IMDb)

The Sudden Appearance of Hope, by Claire North (Goodreads)

/r/BobsBurgers

Cloud of atoms goes beyond absolute zero (New Scientist)

How do you do take your cream tea? (BBC)

The Queen Settles Scone Debate on Whether Jam or Cream Should Go First

Gormenghast (series) (Wiki)

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

E08 – Haitches Hon Heverything

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young 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 “Equal Rites”.

Moral Relativism! Nostalgia! Singing! Exposition! Euphamisism! Kitchens! Abolishing Gender! 

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Things we blathered on about:

The World of the Dark Crystal 

Her Dark Materials

Morris Minor

The Winkers Song (Misprint), Ivor Biggun

The Worst Witch (IMDB)

The King of Elfland’s Daughter (Wiki)

Hyacinth Bucket’s Top 5 Putdowns | Keeping Up Appearances

Romani (TV Tropes)

History of the Romani People; Origin (Wiki)

UK Roma/Traveller Communities (Twitter)

Racism against Gypsies (Huck) 

‘Rambling dinosaur’ Marco Pierre White says women are too emotional to be chefs (Guardian)

Education and Sex: The Medical Case against Higher Education for Women in England, 1870-1900, Joan N. Burstyn (JSTOR)

The gender riots that rocked Cambridge University in the 1920s (Oxford University Press Blog)

The Rising Tide: Women in Cambridge

Breast-shaped hills 

7: Equal Rites Pt.1 (My Knee Doesn’t Have Lungs)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young 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 “Equal Rites”. 

Cannon Fire! Feminism! Statistics! Acceptable Witches! Gynecological Improbability! Brothers! The Space-Time Continuum! Give Harry Potter a Lollipop! Mansplaining! Treesplaining! 

Apologies that halfway through we have a drop in audio quality – we suffered some technical issues and Clacks Interference.

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Things we blathered on about:

Playing in the Dark (Neil Gaiman and the BBC Symphony Orchestra)

The Mushroom Hunters (by Neil Gaiman, read by Amanda Palmer with music by Jherek Bischoff)

John Dee

Alewives (Buffering the Vampire Slayer) 

I Have Brothers (TV Tropes)

Necrotelicomnicon (L-Space Wiki)

The Sandman: A Beginner’s Guide (GQ)

What are some subtle and not so subtle mistakes writers will make when writing female characters? (/r/askwomen)

Deely bobbers/boppers

Seventh Son of a Seventh Son (Wiki)

Pratchett’s blue plaque

Multiplication Tips and Tricks

Joseph Delaney (Fantastic Fiction)

The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – and Why, by Amanda Ripley

Hogswatch Special 2019 – Xmas Egg Dress

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young and Francine Carrel, recap and discuss every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week – a special bonus Hogswatch special! We discuss the 2008 TV adaptations of “The Colour of Magic” & “The Light Fantastic”.

A Surprise Festive Guest! Mulled things aplenty! A sword! The pGloybe! An attempt at positivity! Incredible CGI! Some rants! 

F: It’s Christmas, and I can’t be bothered to edit this down to its usual length. So, please enjoy this BUMPER BONUS FESTIVE FEATURE LENGTH EXTRAVAGANZA.  

Things we blathered on about: 

The Watch Adaptation details (Radio Times)

The Globe

The Dysk

Ao3 (archiveofourown.org)

Effulgent – “Shining brightly; radiant.” (Lexico)

The Colour of Magic (IMDb)

Noma Dumezweni 

Rosie & Jim

The Jim Henson Company 

Figwit (Fanlore.org)

F: I got my plays muddled. The Mousetrap is the longest-running West End show. People are asked not to spoil the ending, but it’s the same. Shear Madness, a Broadway show, is another long-running production that does have different endings. 

What About Dick? (IMDb)

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

6: The Light Fantastic Pt.3 (Let’s Discuss Some Sins!)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young and Francine Carrel, recap and discuss every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 3 of our recap of “The Light Fantastic”. 

Smells! Neopaganism! Loincloths! Apes! Cults! Gherkins! Plural Apocalypse!

Heads up – we spoil some of the “magic” of seances in this episode. If you’d like to avoid that, skip 23:40 – 24:35. 

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Things we blathered on about:

The Galaxy Song (YouTube)

You’re Dead to Me – Stonehenge

Dwarfs/Dwarves

Nice Try! podcast – (season one about failed utopias)

Nazi Book Burnings (Wikipedia)

The Order of the Solar Temple (Wikipedia)

Do wind vent holes in banners make a difference? 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

5: The Light Fantastic Pt.2 (No, The Oven Blew Up)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young and Francine Carrel, recap and discuss every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 2 of our recap of “The Light Fantastic”. 

Necromancy! Albatross! Harridans! Ovens! Tolkien! Sibilance! Lashings of Butter! 

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Things we blathered on about:

Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed (goodreads)

The Annotated Pratchett File, v9.0 (‘the chappy whose name I’ve forgotten’ is Leo Breebaart) 

Have you turned it off and on again?

Dreyer’s English, Benjamin Dreyer (Goodreads)

On Writing Well, William Zinsser (Goodreads)

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Wikipedia)

The Personal Relationships of King James (Wikipedia)

Understanding Aperture in Photography

Introduction to Shutter Speed in Photography

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

4: The Light Fantastic Pt.1 (Exposition and Pineapple)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young 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 Light Fantastic”. 

Magic! Golden Syrup! Spreadsheets! The Truth Fairy! Collective Nouns! Chaos! Kangaroos! Pyramid Theory!

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Things we blathered on about:

The Colour of Magic – TV Series (IMDB)  

Dyslexie font 

Freytag’s Pyramid

Clarke’s three laws (3. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.)

Terry Pratchett – Facing Extinction (BBC)

King James Demonology (British Library)

We Knew Ravens Are Smart. But Not This Smart (National Geographic)

Brewers Book of Myth and Legend (Goodreads)

Kangaroo Definition 


Music:
Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

3: The Colour of Magic Pt.3 (Purring Jellyfish)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan-Young 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 Colour of Magic”. 

Mythology! Fish! The Edge! Worlds Upon Worlds! Hydrophobic Hovercraft! Luck! Fate! Gravitational Upset! Ducks! A Frog!

(Tragically we forgot to record an outro this week, so you get an outtake instead!)

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Audio note: the occasional otherworldly background rumble is from a nearby air base – not the result of J & F edging perilously close to the line between dimensions. There is probably no cause for alarm. 

Daedalus (greekmythology.com)

The Prince with the Silver Hand (Goodreads)

India: Discovering the Taj Mahal (National Geographic)

  

Arms Race (BBC, Blue Planet ‘Deep Sea’ clip)

Tethys (Wikipedia)

The 14th Rule (AboutWriting.org)

Cinematic Dramatic Sting (SoundEffectsFactory) 

Base Canard (Merriam-Webster)

Macbeth via Blackadder (YouTube)

Scrofula (Wikipedia)


Where no man has gone before (Wiki)     

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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