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Words To That Effect is a literary podcast of the intriguing, the curious, and the unexplored. It’s a research-based, story-telling show which wanders through the fields of fiction, popular culture, science, and history, drawing on the knowledge of a diverse cast of experts. Topics are wide-ranging but every episode is grounded in the same dedication to telling an engaging story about a less well-known aspect of history or culture
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60: Dungeons & Dragons

Published 05/19/2022
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59: Robin Hood

Published 04/30/2022
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58: The Origins Of The Gothic

Published 03/31/2022
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A Word To That Effect: Serendipity (Bonus Ep)

Published 03/22/2022
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A Word To That Effect: Cliffhanger (Bonus Ep)

Published 03/08/2022
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57: The Sensation Novel

Published 02/22/2022
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56: Arthurian Romance

Published 02/08/2022
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55: A History Of Dragons

Published 01/25/2022
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Season 6 Preview

Published 01/18/2022
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54: Underwater Worlds

Published 07/21/2021
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53: Fiction & Food

Published 06/11/2021
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52: Gothic Forests

Published 04/30/2021
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51: Desert Fictions

Published 03/31/2021
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50: Arsene Lupin

Published 03/09/2021
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49: Robots

Published 01/28/2021
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Announcement: WTTE & HeadStuff+

Published 01/20/2021
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48: Fictions Of Antarctica

Published 12/22/2020
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47: Alternate History

Published 12/08/2020
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46: Weird Westerns

Published 11/24/2020
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45: Mashups, Remixes, And Frankenfiction

Published 11/10/2020
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Season 5 Preview

Published 11/04/2020
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44: Words Dunnit (WTTE + Shedunnit Live)

Published 04/03/2020
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43: Lost Books

Published 03/11/2020
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42: The Missing Link

Published 02/26/2020
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41: Romance Novels

Published 02/11/2020
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40: Time Travel Tales

Published 01/29/2020
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39: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Published 12/10/2019
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38: Children's Picture Books

Published 11/26/2019
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37: The Golden Age Of Piracy

Published 11/12/2019
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36: Blood, Death, And Varney The Vampire

Published 10/29/2019
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35: Jekyll & Hyde

Published 10/15/2019
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Season 4 Preview

Published 10/08/2019
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34: The Art Of The Short Story

Published 06/04/2019
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33: The Noun Of Nouns (The Rise Of Modern Fantasy)

Published 05/21/2019
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32: Golden Age Detective Fiction

Published 05/07/2019
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31: Steampunk, Pt 2 (Even Greater London)

Published 04/23/2019
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30: Steampunk, Pt1 (Fetch Me My Fighting Trousers)

Published 04/08/2019
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29: Travels In Four-Dimensional Space

Published 03/11/2019
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28: Pulp Fiction (Amazing Stories Of The Sisters Of Tomorrow)

Published 02/25/2019
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27: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

Published 02/11/2019
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26: Unwrapping The Egyptian Mummy

Published 01/28/2019
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25: Dinosaurs (Palaeontology To Pyjamas)

Published 01/14/2019
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Season 3 Preview

Published 01/10/2019
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24: WTTE Live At Liberty Hall

Published 12/31/2018
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23: Adaptation (How Does A Book Become A Film?)

Published 07/30/2018
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Two Announcements And An Update

Published 07/16/2018
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22: Book Clubs: Revolution And Politics

Published 07/02/2018
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21: The Invention Of Time

Published 06/18/2018
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20: Domestic Noir

Published 06/04/2018
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19: Climate Change Fiction (Utopia, Pt2)

Published 05/21/2018
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18: What Is Utopia? (Utopia, Pt 1)

Published 05/07/2018
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17: The 10% Brain Myth

Published 03/26/2018
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16: Transhumanism, Fiction, And Immortality

Published 03/12/2018
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15: The Scarlet Pimpernel & Baroness Orczy

Published 02/26/2018
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14: Weird Fiction & HP Lovecraft

Published 02/12/2018
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Season 2 Preview

Published 02/06/2018
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13: The Ghost Stories Of MR James

Published 12/18/2017
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12: The Horrifically Complicated History Of Zombies

Published 11/27/2017
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11: Cesare Lombroso & The Born Criminal

Published 11/13/2017
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10: The Endless Influence Of Robinson Crusoe

Published 10/30/2017
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9: Imaginary Countries And The Ruritanian Romance

Published 10/16/2017
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8: A Lawyer, An Author, And A Murderer

Published 10/02/2017
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7: Overpopulation From Malthus To Manila

Published 09/18/2017
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6: Neurasthenia, Cowboys, And Feminists

Published 09/04/2017
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5: Canals On Mars

Published 08/20/2017
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4: What Is Popular Literature?

Published 08/06/2017
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3: Irish Science Fiction

Published 07/20/2017
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2: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, And Spiritualism

Published 07/10/2017
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1: Invasion Fiction, William Le Queux, And Fake News

Published 06/25/2017
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Introduction

Published 06/22/2017
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