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A podcast that goes deep on the stories we love, and comes back with a little something extra.

Currently exploring His Dark Materials and Steven Universe. Supernatural will return after hiatus.

Extraneous | His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife Ch 8: The Elder Knife. The One Knife. The Knife of Destiny. The Knifestick.

June 22, 2020

More than halfway through Subtle Knife...we meet...THE SUBTLE KNIFE! Join us as we traverse this immensely important piece of the story: Characters (06:11:70) Dust Bears (27:15:22) Dust Bunnies ...

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His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife, Chapter 7: Charles Latrom's Gambit

May 25, 2020

Lord Boreal is a Douche, Part 75: It's Chapter 7! Come with us as we journey through the character development in this chapter, followed by our dust bears (33:34:77) and dust bunnies (40:34:77), al...

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His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife, Chapter 6, Make Cittagazze Great Again

May 18, 2020

Welcome to chapter 6! We're starting this week with a quick summary and diving into plot and themes (00:03:45). For our dust bears and dust bunnies, there's a ton of differences in the worlds to go th...

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His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife Ch 4-5, Cats

May 11, 2020

This week, we're finishing up our chapter 4 analysis and moving on to chapter 5 of The Subtle Knife (00:04:17). We're following Will and Lyra's journeys and their approaches to the world, and we're...

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His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife Ch 4, Solving the Universe NBD

March 30, 2020

FIRST: We hope you're all safe! Also! Our Patreon is live and ready to go! We also have merch available for your nerdy merch needs. We always say it's a short and simple chapter, and then we...

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His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife Ch 2/3: Ruta MF'ing Skadi

February 20, 2020

This week: Melissa and WIll finish chapter 2 and delve into all of chapter 3 of The Subtle Knife! (Have you not read these books? Read these books! Because we do spoilers.) After our main discussion,...

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His Dark Materials, The Subtle Knife Ch 2: A Cliff Ghast Is An Enemy Always

February 13, 2020

Since The Subtle Knife continues with a truly insane amount of plot, Melissa and Will have decided to take their time and split chapter two into two episodes. We'll be doing quicker plot discussions ...

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His Dark Materials, The Subtle Knife Ch 1: Back to the Good Stuff

February 6, 2020

We're jumping into The Subtle Knife this week, and we couldn't be happier. The first chapter is jam-packed so we go through the strange new world we're thrown into piece by piece (00:02:39). A LOT h...

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His Dark Materials: Cool Older Sister (w/ Joanna Robinson)

January 16, 2020

This week, we welcome podcast icon Joanna Robinson onto the podcast! We talk about how she came to the original book series, what she felt out the His Dark Materials tv show, and where we would want...

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His Dark Materials, S1 E2: Roaming Charges (get it?)

November 14, 2019

It's episode two, and Lord Boreal has some questions about his roaming service.   This episode IS SPOILER SAFE. We will let you know before we go into spoilers (00:53:38) so you can turn i...