The unofficial podcast and fan community for Anne Rice's Vampire Lestat and the Vampire Chronicles.
Anne Rice's Vampire Lestat and his Coven of the Articulate are some of the most loved vampires in literary history. This show covers the books, the films and the forthcoming tv series from Hulu, Anne and Christopher Rice and Paramount TV that gives us a peak at their world.
Tale of the (Hot) Body Thief - Ashley and Joel Discuss The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice - AC010
In the time of Coronavirus, Ashley and Joel finally finished another novel. We’re back to discuss the Tale of the Body Thief, the fourth entry into Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles and one of the best adventure stories you’ll ever find.
In this episode we discuss adaptations and broken contracts, hot old men and casting necessities, side-plots and side-pieces, and so much more.
In case you actually listened to our COVID-19 intro, then you might want to see this video of my son putting on 60 t-shirts: https://www.facebook.com/joelsharpton/posts/10102726864863248 (https://www.facebook.com/joelsharpton/posts/10102726864863248)
If you like Anne Rice and her vampires enough to read this, then you like them enough to join our cult...I mean Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/articulatecoven/ (https://www.facebook.com/groups/articulatecoven/)
Until you hear from us again, wash your damn hands and read Memnoch the Devil!
She’s Made of Chocolate and Bronze, and I Just Want to Sop Her Up - Ashley and Joel Discuss Queen of the Damned, the movie
Ashley and Joel are back again with a review/discussion of the startlingly bad 2002 film, Queen of the Damned. We cover the amazing Aaliyah, the abysmal script, the absolute minefield that is creating a “rockstar” for a movie and more in this episode. We also discuss the news of our new showrunner, Dee Johnson.
Give us your feedback by email at email@example.com or join our discussion on Facebook! And if you’re enjoying our coven, invite your Anne Rice and Lestat loving friends to join us as well.
The Queen of the (Bad Word) - Ashley and Joel Discuss Queen of the Damned, the novel - AC008
Ashley and Joel are back in the saddle to discuss the third Vampire Chronicle, Queen of the Damned. This sprawling historical fantasy epic leads to some great conversation about what makes Anne’s vampires stick out from the rest of the supernatural pack, and why we’re still so anxious to see and read their stories 30 years plus later.Join us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/articulatecoven/Leave a review in Apple Podcasts if you’re loving the show and come back soon to hear our discussion of the Queen of the Damned film starring Aaliyah.
SPOILER FREE (AT FIRST) Discussion of "Blood Communion" The Latest novel from Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles - AC007
Joel is running solo to discuss the latest Vampire Chronicle, Blood Communion, just out in early October 2018. Don't worry if you haven't read the book, we start off spoiler free so join us if you haven't already purchased your copy and see if this adventure is for you.
If you've finished the book, like Joel, stick around for some spoiler discussion (all as the preamble to our eventual full episode when the fanbase at large has caught up).
It's a short one, (both the book and this episode) but there's meat (or at least a lot of blood) in this one.
Join our Facebook group to continue the discussion at http://articulatecoven.com/facebook/
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Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles is Coming to Hulu! Plus Discussions of Handmaid's Tale and Castle Rock adaptations on Hulu - AC006
Ashley and Joel needed to regroup more quickly than normal to discuss the announcement that Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles TV Series has found a home on Hulu!!!
Follow the progress on the series over the last two years with these linked stories.
AND, hear Ashley and Joel’s thoughts on Handmaid’s Tale and Castle Rock from Hulu, two very different adaptations of great literature. What can they tell us about what we’ll see for Lestat and our vampires?
From 32 minutes on, Ashley and Joel go into SPOILERS for Handmaid’s Tale season one and two.
At 48 minutes it’s SPOILERS for Castle Rock season one through episode 6, The Filter.
If you’re loving Castle Rock and looking for King connections, check out the Castle Rock Zone Podcast from our friends at Golden Spiral Media. http://www.goldenspiralmedia.com/castle-rock-zone
"Wolf-Fight the Movie" - Joel and Ashley discuss the novel "The Vampire Lestat" - AC005
Gothic horror, philosophical debates, semi-incestous relationships...oh, and friggin' wolves. Lots of 'em. All that and more in this episode of The Articulate Coven, the unofficial podcast for Anne Rice, The Vampire Chronicles, The Vampire Lestat and the forthcoming TV series on Hulu!
Ashley and Joel discuss the second novel in the Vampire Chronicles, The Vampire Lestat.
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