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November 21, 2018 @ 6:00 am

Episode 22: Out of Cheese, Error, Redo from Start

On this week's episode we're talking about Groundhog Day AUs! We're discussing the original trope-namer, the 1993 movie Groundhog Day; the Yuri!! On Ice fic "Maelstrom" by feelslikefire, and the flash fiction piece, "The First Stop Is Always the Last" by John Wiswell. 


What We’re Reading

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
The Possessed by Elif Batuman
My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger
City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett
Freya’s Yuri!!! in Space fics
Torn by Rowenna Miller


Other Stuff We Mentioned

A Conspiracy of Truths by Alexandra Rowland
National Novel Writing Month
Spiders Georg
Person of Interest
The Pineapple festival in Fort Pierce, Florida
The Sandy Shoes festival, Fort Pierce, Florida
Friday fest, Fort Pierce, Florida
The Groundhog Day musical
The official broadway recording of “If I Had My Time Again”
Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
Chunin Exam Day by Perfect Lionheart
Time Braid by ShaperV
“Quickening Days” by Fahye
Freeport by Maldoror_Chant
Embers by Inkgirl and Vathara
Lightning on the Wave
“The First Stop is Always the Last” by John Wiswell
“Purple Days” by baurus
Edge of Tomorrow
All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Victory Condition by astolat
Harry Potter by J.K.Rowling
Dark Prince” by LoveMyRomance
Final Fantasy VII
Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat
World Without End by Sorted
Aesop’s fables
Steven King’s Dark Tower series
Bridge of Birds by Barry Hughart
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For Next Time

Drastically Redefining Protocol by rageprufrock


The transcript of the episode is available here. As always, thanks to our glamorous and wonderful scribes: Neharika, Millie, Sara, and Magali, who were also joined this week by Kelly!

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November 7, 2018 @ 6:00 am

Episode 21: Believing the Little Lies

On this episode, we're back on our bullshit to talk about worldbuilding with mythology. Our tentpoles this week are Alexandra Rowland's A Conspiracy of Truths, Barry Hughart's Bridge of Birds, and KJ Parker's "Let Maps to Others"


What We’re Into This Week

In the Vanisher’s Palace by Aliette de Bodard
Kakashi/Iruka fic by, particularly, Maldoror and thehoyden
Teetering on the brink of Venom fanfic


Other Stuff We Mentioned

Terry Pratchett
Pliny’s letters
Graffiti in Pompeii
Incomplete by astolat
The Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner
Alana by Tamora Pierce
Discworld by Terry Pratchett
Doctor Who
Dragon Ball Z
Black Sails  
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
“Icebreaker” by Cesare
“Motion Parallax” by Laughsalot3412
The My Life as a Background Slytherin comics by Emily McGovern

For Next Time: 

"The First Stop is Always the Last" by John Wiswell 



The transcript of this episode is available here. Thanks to our wonderful and brilliant scribes: Sara, Millie, Neharika, and Magali!

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