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October 24, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Episode 20: Extravaganza

It's time for another Extravaganza episode! This week we're taking a fantastic selection of listener questions and trying to pressure Freya into making some Weird Sounds!


What We’re Into This Week

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Band Sinister by K.J. Charles
Torn by Rowenna Miller
Wynonna Earp

Other Stuff We Mentioned

The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Georgette Heyer
Les Miserables
The Chinese drama Guardian
A Conspiracy of Truths by Alexandra Rowland
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
Yellowcake (esp. “Ferryman”) by Margo Lanagan
Murder Mysteries” by Neil Gaiman
Extracurricular Activities” by Yoon Ha Lee
Seasons of Glass and Iron” by Amal El-Mohtar
Unprimary Sources” by coveredinfeels
The Starlit Wood, edited by Dominik Parisien & Navah Wolfe
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
Conservation of Shadows by Yoon Ha Lee
A. Merc Rustad
John Wiswell
Salamander Six-Guns” by Martin Cahill
In The End by Alexandra Rowland
The Manor House” by Fahye
A Cradle of Vines” by Jennifer Mace
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
The Redwall series by Brian Jaques
Lord of the Rings fanfiction
The Very Secret Diaries by Cassandra Clare
Shaman King


The transcript of this episode is available here. Our wonderful scribes (Magali, Neharika, Sara, and Millie) did a fantastic job! 

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October 10, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Episode 19: You and Me and Our Boyfriend Makes Three

On this episode of Be the Serpent, we're discussing OT3s (One True Threesomes). After all, it's twentygayteen, people! Give us more polyamory in canon media! Our tentpoles this week are “The Rundown Job” (Leverage season 5, episode 9); “Always Starts the Same, with a Boy and a Girl”, by lightgetsin (White Collar fanfic); and “Didn’t Know How Lost I Was”, by Annakovsky (Star Wars fanfic).

What We’re Into this Week

Mother of Invention edited by Tansy Rayner Roberts and Rivqa Rafael
The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross
City of Lies by Sam Hawke
Bannerless by Carrie Vaughn
Ada Harper’s A Treason of Truths
1688: A Global History by John E. Wills Jr.
The Adventure Zone
The Chinese drama Guardian

Other Stuff We Mentioned

A Conspiracy of Truths by Alexandra Rowland
Spiders Georg
The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater
White Collar
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley
Ursula Le Guin’s story “A Fisherman of the Inland Sea”
Black Sails

For Next Time

Nothing! Next the Episode 20 Extravaganza! Catch up on your TBR pile and preorder A Conspiracy of Truths!


The transcript of this episode can be found here, lovingly crafted by Sara, Neharika, and Millie.

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