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Extraneous | His Dark Materials

Welcome to Mulefaton! | His Dark Materials, Amber Spyglass, Ch 7 and 8

February 16, 2021

In this episode, we explore the lovely, dare-we-say Edenic home of our favorite wheeled/sorta-elephants, the Mulefa! Get the scoop on their whole rolling deal, from wiggly nose to wheelie tail. Plus, ...

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Oh Hey Asriel | His Dark Materials, Amber Spyglass, Ch 5 and 6

February 9, 2021

On this episode of Extraneous, we honor an angel’s sacrifice, catch up with our old frenemy Asriel, meet the beloved Gallivespians, dive deep into Magisterium politics, and get the tea on the whole ...

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But Who is Gimli? | His Dark Materials, Amber Spyglass, Ch 3 and 4

February 2, 2021

Two small chapters to go over today, so what better time to try and open a giant can of worms about which HDM characters would be whom from the Council of Elrond? Surely no one on the Internet has str...

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Lousy with Angels | His Dark Materials, Amber Spyglass, Ch 1 and 2

January 26, 2021

It's finally time to start Amber Spyglass and wouldn't you know that before the second chapter is over we get an entire reset on God, the universe, heaven, hell, and more. Classic Phillip Pullman. Joi...

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Hot Shaman Stuff | His Dark Materials, Season 2 Wrap

January 5, 2021

The season is over, and we have a LOT of thoughts. We go over our favorite and least favorite parts of this season of television, and give out some awards — such as the illustrious "Glenn Close in ...

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Goodbye to All That | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 7

December 29, 2020

This finale is full of dead things: Jopari, a few witches, many Magisterium (Magisteri?), and, lest we forget, our beloved aeronaut. But we are also waving goodbye to the deftness -- and dare we say s...

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Angels We Have Seen On High | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 6

December 22, 2020

On this episode of Extraneous: His Dark Materials, we spy some angels from afar, follow Mary through Cittagazze, and share some moments with our favorite junior high power couple, one of whom may be b...

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Ocean's Three | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 5

December 15, 2020

It's Mrs. Coulter's first day in our world, and she's already passed her driving test and everything. Will and Lyra make eyes at each other, Mary considers a quest, and the angels have figured out sur...

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The Man Bun of Destiny | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 4

December 8, 2020

It's episode four and the slashfic is raging - we mean, Lee and Jopari have begun their epic trek across the Northern lands. Does Will get the knife? Do Carlo and Marisa get the earlybird special? Wha...

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Kiss of the Spider Daemon | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 3

December 1, 2020

In episode three, we contemplate the hazards of trusting anyone with a spider daemon, eavesdrop on a remarkable conversation between Lee and Mrs. Coulter, and watch Mary Malone do Mary Malone things (...