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  • EP31 - TOG Ch 02

    6 MAR 2022 · "you, continued" Aradia starts the conversation with a discussion of the Jan 15 2022 eruption in Tonga, and eventually gets around to revisiting with Essun's storyline in Castrima. Alabaster is as relentless as ever in pushing her to expand her orogenic skills. Picture of the eruption from ground level by Tonga Geological Services, retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/19/climate/scientists-tonga-volcano-eruption-effects.html Picture of the eruption from space by NOAA; retrieved from https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/volcano-eruption-blankets-tonga-in-ash-and-cuts-off-communication-180979411/  See the shockwave in every single wavelength measured; CO2 emissions, air temperature, you name it you can spot the shockwave screaming away from it! https://twitter.com/MetService/status/1482544722480873472?s=20 Video from the Oregon coast showing tsunami wave coming in: https://youtu.be/FfXhwxNIQbM  Red Cross bringing cholera to Haiti:  https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2013/08/united-nations-caused-cholera-outbreak-in-haiti-its-response-violates-international-law.html Photo of Pita Taufatofua at the Olympics, holding the Tongan flag and waving, while dressed in his signature traditional skirt with no shirt. Retrieved from: https://people.com/sports/tonga-shirtless-flag-bearer-raising-money-to-help-after-tsunami/  The GoFundMe created by Pita Taufatofua: https://www.gofundme.com/f/tonga-tsunami-relief-by-pita-taufatofua?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_campaign=m_pd+share-sheet  Further reading links:  https://www.npr.org/2022/01/20/1074324166/first-aid-flight-in-tonga-after-eruption  https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/19/climate/scientists-tonga-volcano-eruption-effects.html https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/16/world/asia/tonga-tsunami-peru.html https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/volcano-eruption-blankets-tonga-in-ash-and-cuts-off-communication-180979411/ Pronunciation guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiTCAgLhl0Q Fanart painting of Ykka. Retrieved from: https://twitter.com/Cha_C_San/status/963943629533442049?s=20  Making penicillin at home:  https://gizmodo.com/in-case-of-apocalypse-heres-how-to-make-penicillin-in-1110902296 Photo of ash covered buildings, partially collapsed, from January 2020 in the city of Laurel, Philippines. Retrieved from:  https://www.reuters.com/news/picture/volcano-blankets-philippine-city-in-ash-idUSRTS2Z9QO  A polished onyx agate, banded with yellow, black, and white. Retrieved from  https://www.mindat.org/min-2999.html
    Played 1h 22m 12s
  • EP30 - TOG Ch 01

    21 OCT 2021 · A new episode is available at www.brokenearthspoilers.com!    “Nassun, on the rocks”   We return to the world of the Stillness with Nassun’s story, starting at the same point in time as Essun’s story in book 1. Aradia talks through new pieces of worldbuilding, character re/introductions, and gets back into the swing of going on geology tangents.   Island on Fire book: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/22488007-island-on-fire  US COVID19 death toll as of September 2020: https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/09/22/911934489/enormous-and-tragic-u-s-has-lost-more-than-200-000-people-to-covid-19  Bus station economies and busking - academic paper: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/000203971805300103  Diamonds vs Graphite: https://www.petragems.com/blog/difference-between-diamond-and-graphite/     Discord: https://discord.gg/H8RzyTS!    Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/bespoilers Email: brokenearthspoilers@gmail.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/bespoilers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bespoilers/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BESpoilers/
    Played 35m 46s
  • EP29 - The Obelisk Gate overview

    20 APR 2021 · Aradia tries out new media technology and discusses The Obelisk Gate in general. Discord: https://discord.gg/H8RzyTS!    Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/bespoilers Email: brokenearthspoilers@gmail.com Youtube: Twitter: https://twitter.com/bespoilers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bespoilers/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BESpoilers/ SpoilerCon: https://bit.ly/SConNews
    Played 23m 18s
  • EP28 - TFS chapter 23

    23 MAR 2021 · Alabaster meets Essun. Aradia celebrates reaching the end of book 1. Join the conversation on Discord!   Patreon: www.patreon.com/bespoilers Email: brokenearthspoilers@gmail.com Twitter: @BESpoilers Instagram: BESpoilers  Facebook: @BESpoilers
    Played 32m 58s
  • EP27 - TFS chapter 22

    11 FEB 2021 · The Guardians attack Meov. Aradia apologizes for the long delay in episode releases. Broken Earth Spoilers is a bi-weekly book-club. Join the conversation on Discord!   Patreon: www.patreon.com/bespoilers Email: brokenearthspoilers@gmail.com Twitter: @BESpoilers Instagram: BESpoilers  Facebook: @BESpoilers
    Played 1h 53m 8s
  • EP26 - TFS chapter 21 part 2

    3 NOV 2020 · This episode covers the second part of The Fifth Season, chapter 21, "you're getting the band back together." Special guest Lesley from Stuck on Arrakis comes back to help Aradia wrap up Essun's first "day" in Castrima. Check out Stuck on Arrakis at https://www.buzzsprout.com/209222 and follow Lesley on Twitter @stuckonarrakis Broken Earth Spoilers is a bi-weekly book-club. Join the conversation on Discord: https://discord.gg/H8RzyTS  Patreon: www.patreon.com/bespoilers Email: brokenearthspoilers@gmail.com Twitter: @BESpoilers Instagram: BESpoilers  Facebook: @BESpoilers
    Played 49m 3s
  • EP25 - TFS chapter 21 part 1

    19 OCT 2020 · This episode covers the first part of The Fifth Season, chapter 21, “you're getting the band back together” This episode was recorded live at SpoilerCon2020, the third annual Fox and Raven Media convention, held online this year. Aradia is joined by Lesley from the Stuck on Arrakis podcast, and they cover the part of the chapter in which all the various identities of Tonkee, Hoa, and Essun are revealed.  Check out Stuck on Arrakis at https://www.buzzsprout.com/209222 and follow Lesley on Twitter @stuckonarrakis Broken Earth Spoilers is a bi-weekly book-club. Join the conversation on Discord: https://discord.gg/H8RzyTS  Patreon: www.patreon.com/bespoilers Email: brokenearthspoilers@gmail.com Twitter: @BESpoilers Instagram: BESpoilers  Facebook: @BESpoilers  
    Played 59m 4s
  • EP24 - TFS chapter 20

    7 OCT 2020 · This episode covers The Fifth Season, chapter 20, "Syenite, stretched and snapped back" Syenite goes pirating.  Broken Earth Spoilers is a bi-weekly book-club. Join the conversation on Discord: https://discord.gg/H8RzyTS  Patreon: www.patreon.com/bespoilers Email: brokenearthspoilers@gmail.com Twitter: @BESpoilers Instagram: BESpoilers  Facebook: @BESpoilers
    Played 1h 44m
  • EP23 - TFS chapter 19

    21 SEP 2020 · This episode covers The Fifth Season, chapter 19, "Syenite on the lookout" and the second "interlude." Syenite and Alabaster meet Innon; Aradia uses the aftershow to discuss the fires in the Pacific Northwest. Broken Earth Spoilers is a bi-weekly book-club. Join the conversation on Discord: https://discord.gg/H8RzyTS  Patreon: www.patreon.com/bespoilers Email: brokenearthspoilers@gmail.com Twitter: @BESpoilers Instagram: BESpoilers  Facebook: @BESpoilers
    Played 1h 26m 34s
  • EP22 - TFS chapter 18

    7 SEP 2020 · This episode covers The Fifth Season, chapter 18, "you discover wonders down below" Essun, Tonkee, and Hoa are led downwards into Castrima, and get a history lesson along the way. Special guest Seth, from Wheel of Time Spoilers! This is the person who introduced me to these books, and to the idea of podcasting myself, in the first place. Aftershow includes Patreon thanks, an accountability update, an update on the Portland BLM protests, and shout-outs to a Black podcast that has been giving me lots to think about.   Broken Earth Spoilers is a bi-weekly book-club. Join the conversation on Discord.   Patreon: www.patreon.com/bespoilers  Email: brokenearthspoilers@gmail.com  Twitter: @BESpoilers  Instagram: BESpoilers   Facebook: @BESpoilers 
    Played 1h 29m 14s

The Broken Earth Spoilers podcast is a deep dive into the hidden meanings, foreshadowings, and character motivations in the Broken Earth trilogy, written by NK Jemisin. A podcast designed for...

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The Broken Earth Spoilers podcast is a deep dive into the hidden meanings, foreshadowings, and character motivations in the Broken Earth trilogy, written by NK Jemisin. A podcast designed for readers who have finished the series and are looking for deeper discussions about this amazing trilogy.
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