In this episode, Mike tells us about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. We also talk about how dates look like cockroaches, blowing up vegetables, our Patreon content and more…

Here’s a rundown of the episode:

00:27 – Hello!

01:01 – Presented Piece: Guy Fawkes

15:35 – Promo: Sinister Suitehearts

16:12 – Discussion

17:24 – Hung, Drawn & Quartered

19:02 – Crown Conspiracy?

26:08 – Crap Pseudonyms

28:26 – What’s your favourite firework?

32:25 – Blowing up vegetables

35:26 – Mandatory biscuit discussion

38:25 – Upcoming project

39:59 – If you’ve enjoyed this episode…

42:40 – Zoe yawns

43:31 – Can you shut up?

45:09 – Bye!

Total Runtime: 45:41

Links

Websites

https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/the-secret-history-of-bonfire – Merriam-Webster Dictionary on the etymology of the word Bonfire

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/z9fk7ty/revision/1 – BBC bitesize on the gunpowder plot

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-29722437 – BBC on if Guy Fawkes was a fall guy

https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/2018/11/who-was-guy-fawkes-man-behind-mask – National Geographic on Guy Fawkes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Fawkes_mask – Wikipedia on the Guy Fawkes Mask

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/anonymous-how-guy-fawkes-mask-became-icon-protest-movement-a6720831.html – The Independent newspaper on the Guy Fawkes mask and the protest movement

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