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April 7, 2022 @ 10:13 am

Episode 101: Jumping the Shark

And here you thought that the Twitter announcement on April Fool's Day about our upcoming shark episode WAS the joke! No! The joke is on us because we had to watch Sharknado for this prank! Also Jaws and Deep Blue Sea.


What We’re Into Lately

If They Haven’t Learned Your Name by silentwalrus
The Big Bad Wolf series by Charlie Adhara
The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox
The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin
Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon
“A Cornstalk Fiddle” by notbecauseofvictories
“To Call the Darkness Home” by scioscribe
The Heir to the House of Prince by Ada_Lovelaced & elph13
“Aurelius (to be called) Magnus” by Victoria Goddard
“Portrait of a Wide Seas Islander” by Victoria Goddard
Black Sails

Other Stuff We Mentioned
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
The Thick of It
Diana Wynne Jones (author)
Dan Brown (author)
The Devil Went Down to Georgia (And Then Went Down on Johnny) series by notbecauseofvictories
The Hands of the Emperor by Victoria Goddard
The Chant series by Alexandra Rowland
Overinvested podcast
Overinvested’s Jaws episode
Jurassic World
Jurassic Park
Star Wars
Watergate scandal
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The Day After Tomorrow
Sharks In Venice
The Meg
The “Cows With Guns” YouTube video
Freya’s Twitter: @freyamarkse
A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske
A Restless Truth by Freya Marske (sequel to A Marvellous Light, coming out Nov 1st, 2022)
Pre-order for A Restless Truth
Macey’s Twitter: @englishmace
“heat death” poem by Jennifer Mace
“Silk & Steel” short story anthology (featuring Jennifer Mace & Freya Marske)
Alex’s Twitter: @_alexrowland
A Taste of Gold and Iron by Alexandra Rowland (coming out Aug 30th, 2022)
Alex’s website store:
The infamous “sharks are smooth as hell” shitpost


Content Warnings

Gore (in every tentpole & throughout episode discussion)
Body horror (in episode discussion)
Sexual harassment (in Sharknado)
Misogyny (discussed)



The transcript of this episode is available here. Thanks to our fabulous scribes for their work!

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