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Extraneous | His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials, S1 E8: To the End

January 6, 2020

With the first season of His Dark Materials over, we talk through the good, the bad, and the weird throughout this episode. Since it's the end of the season, we also go over the best and worst bits o...

Extraneous | His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials S1 E7: The Bear Place

December 19, 2019

We finally get to the fight between Iofur and Iorek, and we're wondering why it was so underwhelming. There are some big revelations in this episode, but the mishandling of some key plot points is wor...

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His Dark Materials: S1 E3: Gyptians! Gyptians! Gyptians!

November 21, 2019

Extraneous is here to walk you through episode three of the His Dark Materials series! We spend most of this episode with the Gyptians. It's emotional. There are emotions. EMOTIONS ARE HIGH! This e...

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His Dark Materials S1 E1: EVERYONE IS SPECIAL!!!!!!

November 7, 2019

We're here with our FIRST EPISODE RECAP of the first season of His Dark Materials and Lord Asriel really wants you to know that EVERYONE - IS - SPECIAL! And so do we. This episode IS SPOILER SAFE.¬...

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His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass Movie Was So Bad We Started Drinking

October 31, 2019

No need to delay: we watched The Golden Compass (2007) and have to tell everyone it's worse than we remember (00:00:28). If you haven't seen this particular movie, we spoil the changed ending (00:2...

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His Dark Materials, Golden Compass: Grand Master Jerry (with Frak!)

October 25, 2019

First and foremost, a call from Iorek Byrnison (00:00:15)! In this exclusive first interview, we dig into  his feelings about Lyra, diplomacy in Svalbard, and what it's like to be the star of an upco...

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His Dark Materials, Golden Compass: Mailbag Edition!

September 27, 2019

We are celebrating the end of rereading The Golden Compass by answering a collection of emails! Please do send us more: extraneouspod@gmail.com. Also, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and join ou...

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His Dark Materials, Golden Compass, Ch 20: Let Iorek Be Iorek

August 29, 2019

It's THUNDERDOME and we are in it with Iorek and Iofur. In our Sorting (00:06:00) we decide where to place the Usurper Bear King, Iofur Raknison; then it's every last detail of Mortal Combat, Ch 20 (0...

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His Dark Materials, Golden Compass, Ch 18-19: We Stan a Goop Queen

August 22, 2019

BEARS! We are in Svalbard and there are a lot of bears about, none of which stands as tall as Lyra. We get started with our sorting segment, and our consideration this week goes to Serafina Pekkal...

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His Dark Materials, Golden Compass, Ch 16-17: The Fields of Evil

August 2, 2019

It is an emotional episode this week as we walk with Lyra down the cold, steel mile at Bolvangar. Cry with us, laugh with us, BE EXTRA with us. Also, we have a new segment! We'll start off with a sort...