Episode 25 is live!
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WARNING: Episode contains spoilers for Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett.
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.
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