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April 25, 2018 @ 6:00 am

Episode 7: Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells the Story

On this episode of Be the Serpent, we're talking about historiography, propaganda, narrative control, Macey's misspent youth as a frozen meat salesperson, and some excellent pieces of fiction: "Written by the Victors" by Speranza, the Broadway show Hamilton, and The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin.

 

Things We Mentioned:

"Written by the Victors" by Speranza
Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
The House of Niccolò series by Dorothy Dunnett
Person of Interest fanfic 
A Conspiracy of Truths by Alexandra Rowland
Ars Atlantiadae by multiple creators (usernames found in the link)
Podfic of Written by the Victors by multiple readers (usernames found in the link)
Steve Rogers at 100: Celebrating Captain America on Film by eleveninches, Febricant, hellotailor, M_Leigh, neenya, tigrrmilk
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
"Interlude (Rise Up)" by Fahye
Mark Oshiro reading "Interlude (Rise Up)"
Podfic of "Interlude (Rise Up)" by various narrators
Black Sails
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Pirates of the Caribbean
The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschall
The Newsflesh Series by Mira Grant
Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

 

What We’re Reading:

The Lymond Chronicles (specifically The Ringed Castle and Checkmate) by Dorothy Dunnett
The Black Tides of Heaven by JY Yang
Still too much Dragon Age: Inquisition fanfic

 

Transcription:

The transcript of this episode is available here. Thanks as always to Sara, Neharika, and Magali!

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