Sunday, July 12, 2015

Anomaly Supplemental | Guards! Guards! (Terry Pratchett's Discworld)

Over four years of podcasting together, and I finally got KC to read a Discworld book - in fact, it was kind of her idea!  After a quick catchup on life, we give a general introduction to the Discworld and then a short summary of Guards! Guards! (Discworld #8, Watch #1), before sounding our spoiler alert and diving a little deeper.
We talk about Pratchett's writing style (including the undercurrent of anger that is often noted by readers), dialogue, and humor; gender representation in the Watch; our favorite characters, scenes, and quotes; and the sticky subject of cover art.  KC sprinkles in some of her dream casting for a non-existent film adaptation, I share some thoughts about cosplaying a character from a book, we discuss the possible TV series adaptation, and we read part of a review from Anomaly staffer Michele.
10:25 - Main Topic Begins
23:35 - Spoiler Alert!
New Anomaly Podcast episode!

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