Join Natasha and Owen as they journey through this strange world and discover how thin the barriers between it and ours actually are. Natasha has read the whole series, and Owen hasn't read any!
The Amber Spyglass Chapters 27 & 28
Owen and I finally wrap up the epic series, and express our feelings on the big finale.
The Amber Spyglass: Chapters 34, 35, & 36
In which Lyra finally fulfills the prophecy.
The Amber Spyglass: Chapters 31, 32, & 33
In which it turns out that the Authority was in the same boat as the ghosts
The Amber Spyglass: Chapters 28, 29 & 30
In which the war against The Authority truly begins.
The Amber Spyglass, Chapters 25, 26, & 27
In which Mrs. Coulter tries to defuse a bomb, but she's too late.
The Amber Spyglass, Chapters 22, 23, 24
In these chapters, Lyra and Will formulate a plan to free the dead, and Mrs. Coulter gets some help from Lord Roke.
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I love Unspoiled! But this one...
I am not saying that there aren’t good things about this podcast, because there are! I love how Owen’s perspective is very different from Natasha’s, so this isn’t just an echo chamber of “I love this!” all the time (that can be so tiresome.) But my biggest issue is just how big of a nay-sayer Owen can be. He is very much a nitpicker with this series, and I think a lot of that has to do with his negative experiences with the Church (don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot to hate about organized religion and I sympathize deeply with that as a queer person who had to unlearn the resulting internalized homophobia) and the fact that he doesn’t really connect with children as characters. I almost didn’t make it through some of the earliest episodes because of his overwhelming dislike of the first book’s protagonists. I feel like he is less willing to entertain the impossible, maybe? Which this series does require a bit of. Still, I did not hate listening, and I was glad to find a podcast that covered this at all.
I decided I needed to read His Dark Materials before the TV show came out. I was really enjoying the book and when I enjoy books, I like listening to a podcast dedicated to the books (E.g.- A Podcast of Ice & Fire & Wheel of Time Spoilers amongst others). The two hosts have interesting conversations, even when they go off on a tangent. I like that they’re honest about the faults of the books. Or when they disagree (makes the conversation better, I think). No book is perfect so it’s always nice to hear why someone didn’t like a particular chapter, character, etc.
I hope they cover future books set in that universe and/or the upcoming TV show. Apparently, they have other book and tv show podcasts that I’m now curious about. I’ll probably check those out after I’ve finished these episodes.
So funny and insightful!!
I randomly came upon this podcast looking for someone to reread the series with me. I am now determined to listen to every unspoiled podcast! Natasha and Owen are hilarious and have exactly my humor style which is rare for me. I've already started the Unspoiled HP one and got a friend to listen as well. I can't wait to enjoy the rest of your content, Natasha. Never stop never stopping.
Edit: Omg Owen! Haribo Raspberries are my favorite candies in the entire world, not including chocolates since obvs that's it's own category. So excited for y'all to finish this series!! And never ever watch that horrible movie but hopefully watch the new series that's maybe coming out eventually maybe??