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Join writer Elizabeth Flux and comedian Ben McKenzie on their six(ish) year mission to read every Terry Pratchett novel – not just the Discworld ones! They’ll read one a month, and discuss them with special guests, puns and footnotes. Episodes released on the 8th of each month (Australian time); check pratchatpodcast.com and the end of each episode for notice of the next book, and send in questions to us via social media! The explicit tag represents a fairly average Australian level of coars ...
 
A monthly examination of Terry Pratchett's Discworld book series from an academic perspective, hosted by literature scholars Joshua Bulleid and Alice Capstick. Episode Transcripts and Bibliographies: https://monash.academia.edu/JoshuaBulleid/Podcasts Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/doctorprometheuspod Contact: unseenacademicalspod@gmail.com A Doctor Prometheus podcast.
 
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. We’ll be splitting each book into three weekly episodes of analysis, discussion and tangents, with a week off in between books to refresh our brains.
 
Episode 1 released: 22nd December. Although Terry left the party early, in March 2015 the echoes of the conversations we had, the jokes we shared and the drinks I brought, still rattle around in my head. So, with help from some friends, I’m sharing them. Stories about great men sometimes miss out the human being underneath. Terry was a world-famous author and a genius. He also possessed a wonderful sense of humour. Sometimes delivered in the same way you wrap an iron bar in a sock. In his ca ...
 
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Welcome to the Year of the Lachrymating Leveret! Bestselling sci-fi and fantasy author Garth Nix joins Liz and Ben up in the Ramtops, where Tiffany Aching dances a forbidden dance and gets into more trouble in the thirty-fifth Discworld novel, 2006’s Wintersmith. Two years after her first Witch Trial, Tiffany Aching is nearly a teenager and two mon…
 
Sarah and guest Molly Likovich get into CW’s Reign, aka Gossip Girl meets 16th-century France. Join us as we talk about some of the strangest choices made in a historical adaptation—from the invented illegitimate son of the King of France to the Forever 21-inspired costumes—as well as the real stories of Mary, Queen of Scots, François II, and Cathe…
 
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 “Jingo”. Bedsteads! Pheasants! The enraging futility of war! Find us on the internet: Twitter: @MakeYeFretPod Instagram: @The…
 
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 “Jingo”. Clams! Squid! Nationalism! (Thumbs Down) Find us on the internet: Twitter: @MakeYeFretPod Instagram: @TheTruthShallM…
 
TikTok celebrity and fellow medievalist Mireille Pardon is back to talk with Sarah about medieval misinformation and conspiracy theories on TikTok as we do a deep dive into Momllennial’s “Rome didn’t exist” theory. Join us for an extended debunking and a foray into the wide array of sources historians use to study the medieval past! Book Recommenda…
 
Holy shit the end of this book is SO GOOD. Come hear me rave about it! This podcast is SPOILER FREE! It does contain spoilers for the first eleven books (duh), but there are no spoilers past the first eleven books because I haven't read them yet! Twitter: @stuckonarrakis Email: stuckonarrakis@gmail.com Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/stuckonarraki…
 
It's Christmas so we decided to talk about the most Christmas-y of all movies- The Green Knight.We talk about pretension, confusion and whether Barry Keoghan is attractive or not. Its a long episode but then again, its a movie that lasts for several years, or feels like it does at least!By Media-eval: A Medieval Pop Culture Podcast
 
Ho ho ho, Merry Hogswatch! To celebrate the festive season, and our own fiftieth episode, we’ve brought together a bunch of guests of Hogswatch Past, Present and Future – including the hosts no fewer than three other Discworld podcasts – for a special feast of additional recipes from Nanny Ogg’s Cookbook. Be warned: this podcast contains bananana! …
 
The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, recap and discuss every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. This week - a fabulous bonus Hogswatch extravaganza as we discuss the Hogfather TV adaptation! Piles of Teeth! Some Other Things! (Ridcullys Nipples!) More …
 
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 “Hogfather”. Snow! Blood! Existential Crises! Find us on the internet: Twitter: @MakeYeFretPod Instagram: @TheTruthShallMakeY…
 
Episode Notes Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.[13] It is the largest country by area in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country. Australia's population of nearly 26 million,[7] in an area of 7,6…
 
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 “Hogfather”. What Fun! Chins Up & Smiling Faces! Shall We Play A Lovely Game?! Find us on the internet: Twitter: @MakeYeFretP…
 
Author Diane Duane visits the island to talk about the evolution of Young Adult readerships, nurses with knives and the 21st Discworld novel, Jingo. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Discworld at http://desertislanddiscw…
 
This is the one where Sarah gets unreasonably infuriated about the Magna Carta and Anglo-American exceptionalism - but also gets the chance to talk about King John’s troubles with Pope Innocent III. Elizabeth Bonnemann is back to talk Doctor Who serial “The King’s Demons,” where two Time Lords battle it out over (allegedly) the future of democracy …
 
Happy fiftieth episode to us! We’re celebrating with the return of our very first guest, comedian and author Cal Wilson! Cal joins Liz and Ben in the kitchen to brave the recipes within the 1999 Discworld side project Nanny Ogg’s Cookbook, co-authored with Stephen Briggs and Tina Hannan, with illustrations by Paul Kidby. After his latest books are …
 
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 “Hogfather”. Fun! Festive! Frighteningly Manic and Overly Curious Villainy! Find us on the internet: Twitter: @MakeYeFretPod …
 
Comics creator Neill Cameron visits the island to talk about making the leap between comics and prose, recreating Gondor in Oxford and the fifth Discworld novel, Sourcery. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Discworld at h…
 
Hey there. Welcome to episode 16 of the HoloGraham Media Club Podcast. In today's episode we discuss the Sci-Fi classic "Dune" part two, by Frank Herbert, just in time for the release of the new film! You could be on the show too! Just email or get in touch, with or without a book suggestion, and be prepared to talk geek! The next episode will be -…
 
LIGHTS... CAMERA.... PODCAST! Your personal favorite Discworld podcast DISC COVERERS is back, and this episode we're covering the tenth book in the series, MOVING PICTURES! Join us as we follow handsome gadfly Victor Tugelbend to the glitz and glamour of a little town called Holy Wood. Are movies inherently super duper evil? Who the hell is Uncle O…
 
Author Louie Stowell visits the island to talk the overlap between tall tales and mythology, the tiresomeness of literary fiction and Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's celebrated collaboration, Good Omens. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy ficti…
 
Media-eval ventures into the Discworld! Sarah and guest Bridget Kennedy discuss two of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, Wyrd Sisters and Small Gods. Join us as we get into the Inquisition, witch persecution, and medievalism in the Discworld series. Social Media:Twitter @mediaevalpodE-mail: media.evalpod@gmail.comRate, review, and subscribe!…
 
Comics artist Erica Henderson visits the island to talk versatility in genre fiction, stories about stories and the 28th Discworld novel, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Di…
 
Episode 7A of Unseen Academicals, discussing Carpe Jugulum and exploring Pratchett's subversion of the triple goddess, magpie rhymes, Gothic landscapes, modernisation, notions of progress, "quilted" signifiers and more! We were going to do a deep dive in to the history of the vampire a a literary type in this episode as well, but we haven't had tim…
 
Writer and producer John Rogers joins us on the island to talk about the need for Robin Hoods in today's world, the challenges of writing a heist a week and the 40th Discworld novel, Raising Steam. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit De…
 
Is it a Lady? Is she a hawk? Why not both? A hawk, a wolf, and a bishop meet in a medieval Italian city—and Sarah is joined by living history reenactor Ari Ryan Ailin, aka “The Turnip of Terror,” to discuss 1985 film Ladyhawke. Join us as we get into synth scores, strange helmets, possibly stranger bishops’ croziers, French presence in late medieva…
 
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, our Proto-Pratchett season concludes with part 2 of our recap of “The Carpet People”. Empire? I Hardly Know Her! Find us on the internet: Tw…
 
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, we continue our Proto-Pratchett season with part 1 of The Carpet People. Snargs! Suspense! Oh-so-small! Find us on the internet: Twitter: @M…
 
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