Daemons Discuss! The All Souls Trilogy, A Discovery of Witches TV + Related Topics

Daemons Discuss! The All Souls Trilogy, A Discovery of Witches TV + Related Topics

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A podcast about the All Souls universe (now including TV), and the topics that orbit it!
With the Hag
Dec 6 • 75 min
SON ch 3 & 4Matthew Clairmont and Diana Bishop get around to acknowledging the need for some witchy guidance. The intent: to return back to the present time armed with Diana’s new magic, ward off the Congregation, and finally discover the secrets of…
With the Boys
Nov 21 • 79 min
SON - ch 1 & 2The reader, like the collective heap of vampire and witch, is splashed into 1590, and it seems the temperature not as quite as comfortable as we had hoped! In this episode, we explore the first two chapters of our favorite book in this…
With Dosage Compensation (feat. Dr. Shelli Carter)
Nov 8 • 89 min
We welcome back our favorite vampire scientist, Shelli! We ply her with more questions, and then drift into our reflections of our latest re-read of A Discovery of Witches. Beware! We subject-hop like crazy in this one. Even maybe do a bit of time-walking…
With the Unexpected Visitors
Oct 26 • 82 min
ADOW ch 39-43Endings, beginnings, change … we close the chapters of A Discovery of Witches. But first we observe Diana Bishop and Matthew Clairmont meeting Sophie and Nathaniel, and contemplate what their sudden unexpected appearance might mean. Later on,…
With the Vampire Scientists (feat. Dr. Shelli Carter)
Oct 12 • 96 min
Description: ADOW ch 35-38Settled into the Bishop house, Matthew Clairmont and Diana Bishop are faced with many problems: avoiding the wrath of the congregation, making sense of Diana’s magical limitations, and the figuring out the meaning of the wayward…
Bonus Edition! It Begins With Absinthe and Disaster
Oct 2 • 58 min
2017 All Souls Con has come and gone, and we exaggerate a bit when we say ‘disaster,’ because considering the circumstances, we came out way ahead! This episode is a huge thank you to Laura, Karen + the entire crew at All Souls Con, and our fellow fans.…
Bonus Edition! Discussers React!
Sep 14 • 29 min
😆 Consider this bonus episode a big old ‘Housekeeping’ segment. We get Discusser reactions to the earlier casting news (we only read a few, and the rest we’ll share over time), and we play a lovely voicemail from our Discusser in Chief (who has a question…
Special Edition, The One With Some Creatures - DDSE5
Sep 11 • 18 min
More casting news! Here we are again with yet another special edition! This time we have our podcasting microphones connected and can act like we’ve done this before (maybe because now we have? 😉). Busy Daemons! Busy Fandom! Let’s talk A Discovery of…
With the Bite
Aug 30 • 91 min
ADOW - ch. 30 -34Enter Baldwin Montclair! Valerie patiently indulges Angela and Jean (truthfully, she gleefully eggs them on — that might explain the episode length!) while they spend time with their favorite de Clermont. This has been named ‘The One With…
Special Edition, The One With Our Witch and Vampire - DDSE4
Aug 23 • 30 min
Recorded the morning of the announcement (August 22nd, 2017), we are reacting to the news of who will play Matthew Clairmont, and Diana Bishop! Excuse the audio in spots — this was produced on the fly! We are pleased our 5 years of waiting and watching…
With the Dream and the Dungeon
Aug 16 • 68 min
ADOW - Ch 26-29A collection of the most blissful and the most frightening chapters rolled up in one discussion! This discussion opens with Matthew Clairmont’s return to Sept-Tours, and closes in a faraway dungeon with Diana Bishop and several spirits. We…
With the Kingmaker
Aug 2 • 72 min
Philippe de Clermont. Need we say more? Truly, that name was made for the proverbial mike-drop. Nonetheless, we make a valiant attempt at profiling the “Kingmaker.”See full show notes: go.DaemonsDiscuss.com/20Become a Discusser (contact info located there…
With the Visions, the Vow and the Venetian
Jul 19 • 61 min
ADOW - Ch. 21-25Matthew Clairmont and Diana Bishop have reached a new height in their relationship! Great, right? Well … Ysabeau is skeptical, Matthew is tentative, and Domenico really has something to say about it, or more correctly, the CONGREGATION…
Without Modern Sensibilities
Jul 4 • 48 min
Since we are more than halfway through the chapters of A Discovery of Witches, it’s time to start priming ourselves for the next volume in the trilogy, Shadow of Night. We explore the attitudes of our main characters after our collective time-walk, and…
With the Fortress
Jun 14 • 83 min
ADOW - Ch. 16-20We journey further into Diana Bishop and Matthew Clairmont’s new budding relationship. We find out Marcus is Matthew’s son and get a bit of his background. We get a whiff of some of Matthew’s secrets. We learn how a vampire is made, and…
Special Edition, The One With the Campaigner - DDSE3
May 31 • 47 min
Today we are talking with one of our favorite fellow fan-girls, our friend, and now an official “friend of the podcast,” Laura Ventura! Not only is she a fan-girl, but she is one of the organizers of All Souls Con, a fan convention for fans, created by…
With the Owl
May 17 • 62 min
ADOW - ch. 11-15Originally this was to be called “The One With the Dates,” but hey. We’re Daemons. We change our minds sometimes. We talk about start of the whirlwind courtship that eventually — in about +/- 70 chapters — culminates into the…
Special Edition, The One With the Yogini - DDSE2
May 3 • 70 min
If you’ve followed us for a while, you’ll remember our Daemons Domain guest blogger, Aly Davis. She’s an All Souls Trilogy fan and a fearless yogini that we ran across while perusing Instagram. The rest was pretty much fate! That was and remains our most…
With Hamish in the Middle
Apr 19 • 52 min
ADOW - ch. 6-10Onward! We travel a little further in this adventure called A Discovery of Witches. This take is named “Hamish in the Middle” because his chapter is in the middle of this batch of chapters! We learn a little more about Matthew and Diana and…
With the X’s and the Y’s
Apr 5 • 34 min
Well, this discussion sure threw us for a loop! Gender roles in the All Souls Trilogy tend to challenge what the reader may consider ‘the norm’. We found a few instances of traditional gender roles, but with closer inspection we wound up questioning what…
With the First Five
Mar 22 • 55 min
ADOW - ch. 1-5Time has arrived for us to start diving into these books! Now that we’ve covered many of the primer subjects, it’s given us sufficient foundation for the dissection of this trilogy called All Souls. Join along as we revisit the beloved words…
With the Moments
Mar 8 • 53 min
Before we get into chapter discussions (now that we’ve done many of the primer subjects relating to this trilogy), we wanted to reflect on some of the moments throughout the Trilogy that talked to us, and how we related to them in our own lives. There…
With Anger Management
Feb 22 • 46 min
Blood rage is an affliction that was kept in the closet in the All Souls Universe (as was the existence of weavers). In this episode we tackle the subject with some of our theories of the science of blood rage, and how it was handled within the de…
With the Experiments
Feb 8 • 48 min
The dreaded (well, we dreaded it!) episode on alchemy! What an intimidating topic! We do a very (very, very, very) basic overview on alchemy in this episode. We did it with the help of a beginner’s book on alchemy and a bunch of Google searches for…
Special Edition, The One With the Good News - DDSE1
Jan 30 • 12 min
Save the date! September 23rd, 2017 - All Souls Con 2017 is coming! If you missed the one in 2015, now’s your chance to make plans and participate this year!Show notes: http://go.DaemonsDiscuss.com/SE01 For details on AllSoulsCon please visit…
With the Sun King and the Moon Queen
Jan 16 • 25 min
The Aurora Consurgens is subject matter that we have covered in a post on Daemons Domain, so let’s discuss it! Not unlike the pictures of the Alchemical Wedding, the verses of the Aurora Consurgens project the image of the Sun King and Moon Queen or Sol…
With Personality
Jan 2 • 54 min
Happy New Year! Now that the festivities of the season are in past tense, let’s dive right in! We’ve always been fascinated by the personalities of the characters in this series. So fascinated in fact, that we took it a step beyond with a nudge from one…
With the Happy Holidays
Dec 19, 2016 • 38 min
The title says it all! Happy Holidays to everyone in the All Souls family! In this episode we discuss holiday celebrations within the trilogy, our resolutions, our tentative plans for 2017, and our wish to put 2016 to rest (no matter how much it wants to…
With The Most Exquisite Creatures
Dec 5, 2016 • 53 min
The most exquisite creatures! Ok, we are biased. This is the episode where we discuss the “ae” daemons. The creatures in the All Souls Trilogy that maybe don’t get a lot of attention paid to them. We had some audio issues in this episode, but we powered…
With Our TV Wish List
Nov 21, 2016 • 53 min
Caution! Recorded at night (wine may or may not have been involved), so excuse the silliness! This is us just discussing our general wish list when it comes to the television production of A Discovery of Witches. We have been anticipating this for a very…
with the Witches
Nov 8, 2016 • 41 min
Time to talk about Diana’s people! The Witches! In A Discovery of Witches, witches either fell into the catagory spell-casters, or elemental witches. Turns out there were more types of witches (weavers!), as there are many types in the ‘realm’ we live in.…
with the Other Books
Oct 24, 2016 • 59 min
The more formal title of this would be “What to read while waiting for The Serpent’s Mirror, the TV series and more!” - We discuss books and series we’ve enjoyed and why we like them. Since we have The All Souls Trilogy in common, perhaps you, the…
With All of the Vampires
Sep 18, 2016 • 40 min
Description: A brief comparison between famous literary vampires (written by Polidori, Stoker, Rice, Meyer and more) and the vampires we are familiar with in The All Souls Trilogy.Show notes: http://go.daemonsdiscuss.com/02 #AllSoulsTrilogy…
where We Tell You About Ourselves
Sep 18, 2016 • 27 min
Brief synopsis of how we met, how we came to these books, what the heck we are doing with this podcast (hint - your guess is as good as ours!), and some general impressions on the All Souls Trilogy. We are the ladies behind Daemons Domain - we are simply…