Her Dark Materials

Her Dark Materials

By Her Dark Materials
Her Dark materials is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free.

Join us, two gingers from the north of England, as we talk daemons, Dust and dismantling power structures.

You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod
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Chapter 6 - The Throwing-Nets - Northern Lights
Her Dark Materials is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. In this episode we chat about Chapter 6 of Northern Lights - The Throwing-Nets. In this chapter, now free from the clutches of Mrs Coulter, Lyra gets caught by the Gobblers (or are they?!) and rescued by the gyptians all in one night. She’s reunited with Ma Costa and meets Billy’s brother, Tony, who tells her a bunch of information about a bunch of different creatures. Lyra FINALLY thinks about Roger when she learns that the gyptians are going north to rescue the kidnapped children and decides to join them to rescue Roger and her uncle Asriel, too. If you want to check out either of the charities we mentioned in the episode, you can find the Albert Kennedy Trust at www.akt.org.uk and the Winter Streets Project at www.winterstreetsproject.org.uk. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you want to help us out, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, it helps other people find us. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills. P.S. We're aware that Rach is a lot louder than Faye in this episode, we did an oops while recording :/. We're working to sort it for the next ep, so bear with us!
1:10:35
January 13, 2020
Season 1 Episode 8 - Betrayal - BBC/HBO TV show
***MASSIVE SPOILERS AHOY IN THIS EPISODE*** So if you haven’t read all of the books, or are watching the TV show WITHOUT reading the books first, be warned that you will be spoiled. Her Dark Materials is USUALLY a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. BUT in these special bonus episodes we’ll be talking about the new BBC/HBO TV adaptation of the books. In this episode we chat about Season 1 Episode 8 of the TV show - Betrayal. Holy cow, it’s the finale! Join us as we mourn for Roger, marvel at how much of a prick Lord Asriel is (why doesn’t he care about Lyra’s dental hygiene?!) and delve into our feelings on the entire series. Remember to bring a knife to cut the sexual tension between Asriel and Mrs C with! You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you want to help us out, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, it helps other people find us. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
46:28
January 3, 2020
Season 1 Episode 7 - The Fight to the Death - BBC/HBO TV show
***MASSIVE SPOILERS AHOY IN THIS EPISODE*** So if you haven’t read all of the books, or are watching the TV show WITHOUT reading the books first, be warned that you will be spoiled. Her Dark Materials is USUALLY a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. BUT in these special bonus episodes we’ll be talking about the new BBC/HBO TV adaptation of the books. In this episode we chat about Season 1 Episode 7 of the TV show - The Fight to the Death. Buckle up, because we watched together again and recorded our reactions for your listening pleasure. Get ready to hear us chat about Faye’s horniness for pretty much all of the adult cast, our take on the emotional portrayal of Mrs Coulter AND we marvel at James McAvoy - he’s here and he’s finally earning his pay cheque! You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you want to help us out, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, it helps other people find us. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
39:59
December 20, 2019
Chapter 5 - The Cocktail Party - Northern Lights
Her Dark Materials is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. In this episode we chat about Chapter 5 of Northern Lights - The Cocktail Party. In this chapter, Lyra spends a few months living her best life in London with Mrs Coulter and not thinking about her best friend Roger who is STILL MISSING. But things aren’t as they seem as we learn FOR SURE that Mrs C is evil and her daemon is indeed a little monkey prick. Lyra has the shock of her life when she finds out Mrs Coulter is head of the Oblation Board (AKA the Gobblers) and decides to run away. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you want to help us out, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, it helps other people find us. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
1:20:10
December 16, 2019
Season 1 Episode 6 - The Daemon-Cages - BBC/HBO TV show
***MASSIVE SPOILERS AHOY IN THIS EPISODE*** So if you haven’t read all of the books, or are watching the TV show WITHOUT reading the books first, be warned that you will be spoiled. Her Dark Materials is USUALLY a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. BUT in these special bonus episodes we’ll be talking about the new BBC/HBO TV adaptation of the books. In this episode we chat about Season 1 Episode 6 of the TV show - The Daemon-Cages. We start a movement in #justiceforBridget (just let her eat her dinner, OK?!), get upset at the heartbreaking portrayal of severed daemons AND declare our hatred of the wet fart scientist guy. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you want to help us out, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, it helps other people find us. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
40:54
December 13, 2019
Season 1 Episode 5 - The Lost Boy - BBC/HBO TV show
***MASSIVE SPOILERS AHOY IN THIS EPISODE*** So if you haven’t read all of the books, or are watching the TV show WITHOUT reading the books first, be warned that you will be spoiled. Her Dark Materials is USUALLY a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. BUT in these special bonus episodes we’ll be talking about the new BBC/HBO TV adaptation of the books. In this episode we chat about Season 1 Episode 5 of the TV show - The Lost Boy. We talk daddy Lee, Ioreck’s grumpy butt and have our first little grumble at some interesting decisions... You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you want to help us out, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, it helps other people find us. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
32:26
December 6, 2019
Chapter 4 - The Alethiometer - Northern Lights
Her Dark Materials is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. In this episode we chat about Chapter 4 of Northern Lights - The Alethiometer. In this chapter, Lyra meets Mrs Coulter and becomes immediately obsessed with her. The master tells Lyra it’s time for her to leave Jordan college, so she goes to live with Mrs Coulter, who she’s known for literally a day?! He gives Lyra the alethiometer and tells her to keep it secret, especially from Mrs Coulter, and we’re all left wondering, who can we trust?! You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you want to help us out, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, it helps other people find us. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
1:02:31
December 2, 2019
Season 1 Episode 4 - Armour - BBC/HBO TV show
***MASSIVE SPOILERS AHOY IN THIS EPISODE*** So if you haven’t read all of the books, or are watching the TV show WITHOUT reading the books first, be warned that you will be spoiled. Her Dark Materials is USUALLY a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. BUT in these special bonus episodes we’ll be talking about the new BBC/HBO TV adaptation of the books. In this episode we chat about Season 1 Episode 4 of the TV show - Armour. The stars finally aligned, we were able to watch this episode together AND we set the mic up to record our reactions to the best episode of the TV show yet. Want to hear us screaming about sweet baby Lin? You got it. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you want to help us out, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, it helps other people find us. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
38:50
November 29, 2019
Season 1 Episode 3 - The Spies - BBC/HBO TV show
***MASSIVE SPOILERS AHOY IN THIS EPISODE*** So if you haven’t read all of the books, or are watching the TV show WITHOUT reading the books first, be warned that you will be spoiled. Her Dark Materials is USUALLY a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. BUT in these special bonus episodes we’ll be talking about the new BBC/HBO TV adaptation of the books. In this episode we chat about Season 1 Episode 3 of the TV show - The Spies. We express our undying love for Ruth Wilson as Mrs Coulter AGAIN, chat about the beautiful visual effects AND we finally make the effort to look on IMDB for the actor’s names. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you want to help us out, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, it helps other people find us. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
35:53
November 22, 2019
Chapter 3 - Lyra’s Jordan - Northern Lights
Her Dark Materials is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. In this episode we chat about Chapter 3 of Northern Lights - Lyra’s Jordan. In this chapter, we learn more about the Oxford Lyra lives in and what her life is like there (grand theft boato, anyone?). The Gobblers are stealing children, but who the hell are they and what do they need kids for?! We meet (and potentially lose) Lyra’s best friend Roger all in the same chapter AND a mysterious woman with a golden monkey daemon named Mrs Coulter is helping to lure the children away. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. And if you feel so inclined, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and we will love you forever! Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
1:20:09
November 18, 2019
Season 1 Episode 2 - The Idea of North - BBC/HBO TV show
***MASSIVE SPOILERS AHOY IN THIS EPISODE*** So if you haven’t read all of the books, or are watching the TV show WITHOUT reading the books first, be warned that you will be spoiled. Her Dark Materials is USUALLY a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. BUT in these special bonus episodes we’ll be talking about the new BBC/HBO TV adaptation of the books. In this episode we chat about Season 1 Episode 2 of the TV show - The Idea of North. We ship Lord Boreal and coffee shop man, delve further into the mysteries of the title sequence and attempt to scratch the surface of the complicated relationship between daemons and gender. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
42:17
November 15, 2019
Season 1 Episode 1 - Lyra’s Jordan - BBC/HBO TV show
***MASSIVE SPOILERS AHOY IN THIS EPISODE*** So if you haven’t read all of the books, or are watching the TV show WITHOUT reading the books first, be warned that you will be spoiled. Her Dark Materials is USUALLY a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. BUT in these special bonus episodes we’ll be talking about the new BBC/HBO TV adaptation of the books. In this episode we chat about Season 1 Episode 1 of the TV show - Lyra’s Jordan. We toast to Faye’s birthday, chat about casting, try to keep up with the VERY fast pace of the show and somehow go off on a tangent about Mary Poppins Returns?! You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
35:16
November 8, 2019
Chapter 2 - The Idea of North - Northern Lights
Her Dark Materials is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. In this episode we chat about Chapter 2 of Northern Lights - The Idea of North. In this chapter, Lyra watches Lord Asriel’s (PowerPoint) presentation and learns about Dust with a capital D. We ask “what’s in the box!?” as Lyra’s not-so-fun uncle brings in an ACTUAL. HUMAN. HEAD to show the scholars. Asriel has potentially discovered a brand-new world and we hear about a mysterious object called the Alethiometer for the first time. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
1:14:22
November 4, 2019
Chapter 1 - The Decanter of Tokay - Northern Lights
Her Dark Materials is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials novels chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. In our first ever episode we chat about Chapter 1 of Northern Lights - The Decanter of Tokay. In this chapter, we meet Lyra, Pan and Lord Asriel for the first time and learn that everyone has an animal pal called a daemon?! Lyra hides in a wardrobe to spy on some scholars and we ponder the consequences of having a large daemon in a tiny living space. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod and you can email us at herdarkmaterialspod@gmail.com. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
58:37
October 21, 2019
Her Dark Materials trailer
Her Dark materials is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Faye and Rachael discussing the His Dark Materials series chapter by chapter, spoiler-free. In this trailer, we give you a little teaser of what you can expect when we launch our first episode on 21st October. Eek! We're so excited to get started. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @HDMPod. Faye resides on the internet @Fayeleyyy on Twitter and Instagram, and you can read some of her writing @Faye.Ducker on Medium. You can find Rachael @RachMakes on Instagram and @Rach_Makes on Twitter. Into toys, art and all things cute and colourful? If so, you can visit Rach's website www.rachmakes.co.uk to buy some of her creations. Thanks to Jonny Knott for his music stylings, and for his mixing skills.
00:37
October 10, 2019