Extraneous

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

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, ...

Extraneous | His Dark Materials

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 ...

Extraneous | His Dark Materials

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...

Extraneous | His Dark Materials

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...

Extraneous | His Dark Materials

A Night Full of Angels | His Dark Materials, The Subtle Knife, Ch 14 and 15

November 14, 2020

It's time for moreal of the tales of boreal the exploreal, in this, our final episode covering The Subtle Knife book, JUST IN TIME for the BBC show to return! Woo! In this episode it's Taps for Lee an...

Extraneous | His Dark Materials

I Am Dark Matter, AMA | His Dark Materials Subtle Knife Chapter 12-13

November 5, 2020

We are closing in on the end of our Subtle Knife deep dive and boy do we have some takes! Grandpa Cliffy, Ruta Skadi's sexual exploits, the very nature of all of humanity and consciousness, Augistinia...

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Boreal the Exploreal | His Dark Materials Subtle Knife Trailer Reaction

October 20, 2020

Boreal is exploreal, John and Lee have a bromance for the ages, and there are Dementors in Cittagazze - it's the second trailer for the HDM Subtle Knife Series and we are all about it! --- We ha...

Extraneous | His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife, Ch 10-11: Our Very Own Hot Priest

September 28, 2020

Melissa and Will are back with a brand new episode and a slightly new format and JUST in time because John Parry has finally made his appearance! --- We have a Patreon! Join our ever-growing com...

Extraneous | His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife, Ch 9: Ocean's Four

June 29, 2020

Lyra, Pan, Will, and the Tabby Cat pull a heist worthy of Ocean's 11. So of course Mrs. Coulter shows up! Characters (05:30:00) Dust Bears (20:15:00) Dust Bunnies (25:02:00) Alethiometer reading...

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 ...