[Made Of Fail] Episode 25: Narrative Causality

Episode 25 is live!

SHOW NOTES

WARNING: Episode contains spoilers for Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett.

Thanks to Emily from the North American Discworld Convention for joining us! 2011’s NADWCon is gearing up here. Be sure to follow Emily on Twitter (@foresthouse) and on LiveJournal as well!

Emily is also the creative force behind Ask Deadpool! http://ask-deadpool.livejournal.com/ and @Ask_Deadpool on Twitter.

Wow, did we get an amazing response from listeners about book recommendations! Here’s a list of what you’re all sharing with the rest of the class:

Dr. Bill Bass and John Jefferson – Death’s Acre
Libba Bray – The Gemma Doyle Trilogy Book One: A Great and Terrible Beauty
S. G. Browne – Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament
Anthony Eaton – Nightpeople (Darklands Book 1)
Neil Gaiman – The Sandman Vol. 1
Seth Grahame-Smith – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Anthony Horowitz – The Power Of Five Book 1: Raven’s Gate
Shirley Jackson – The Haunting Of Hill House
Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett – Havemercy
Books by Tamora Pierce
Terry Pratchett – Unseen Academicals; more books by Terry Pratchett
Rick Riordan – Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Markus Zusak – The Book Thief

More on the Body Farm, if you’re morbidly curious, is here.

Hearkening back to Episode 23, here are a couple of articles on the psychological rationale of celebrity worship: http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200407/seeing-starlight-celebrity-obsession and http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=101550

Here’s the Twilight blog Yes, I Read It; It’s Still Stupid featuring “Extra Credit: The Twilight Saga and Domestic Abuse”. Worth a read.

Here is the “Buffy Summers Vs. Edward Cullen” mashup mentioned. Even if you’ve already seen it, it never stops being funny. :)

Also, here is Wil Wheaton talking about voicing the Romulans in J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek.

Music used in the episode:
-“Paperback Writer”, Les Fradkin – purchase on iTunes
-“The Hedgehog Can Never Be Buggered At All”, adapted by Warren Mars – download free

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