Friday, April 5, 2019

Daemons Discuss - Podcast: TV Review! | A Discovery of Witches Season 1, The Bold Wish List for Season 2

Hey, what can we say? Dream big.

TV Review - The One With the Bold Wish List

Description: One of the directors of All Souls Con, and the person behind The Tenth Knot, Laura Ventura joins us to dream about Season/Series 2 of A Discovery of Witches!

SPOILER ALERT! We (The Daemons) approach this podcast with an assumption that the listener has read All Souls universe books, including the trilogy (A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, The Book of Life), and  Time's Convert + snippits from The World of All Souls. If you haven't, and you don't mind, we certainly don't mind!  Please be advised, we will approach the television series (A Discovery of Witches) the same way when it is released in the US/Canada. 😊  Let's do this. *Note - this podcast is labeled 'explicit'

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1. Show notes:

For newcomers to the series:
  • Our Daemon Guides to the All Souls Trilogy are available for download: ADOW, SON, TBOL 
  • If you'd like a ready-reference from the author herself, be sure to download the All Souls Real-Time Reading companion (free e-book at online booksellers via Penguin and Headline books). For a more in-depth view of the trilogy, The World of All Souls is available at all major book sellers, as well as the continuation volume into this world, Time's Convert.
  • Deborah Harkness usually conducts a real-time reading on her Facebook Page (starting in September), and shares her posts across social media. Check out her website for all of her social media links, and of course all that she has to offer her readers! Be sure to sign up for her newsletter while you are there!
  • To see what's available on the web as far as the All Souls universe fandom, check our links page.
Laura Ventura; taken at the first All Souls Con in Los Angeles (Sep 2015)
In this episode: By the segment . . .
  • (00:00) Sorry we're late! WARNING: Spoilers throughout
  • (02:37) Intro/Patreon sponsorship
  • (05:05) Discusser emails - Thank you Imogen, Monika, and Cayla P.
  • (30:48) Main discussion - see topic below
  • (48:45) Housekeeping - Thank you Emily (full email here), Mel Echelon, and Beth!
  • (54:39) Save It For the Show - All Things All Souls Positive!
  • (1:06:45) Last thoughts/Outro. 
Wish list
  • πŸ’₯Round 1 
  • Laura - Break Shadow of Night into two seasons! 
  • Angela - More of other characters POV - during all time periods 
  • Jean - Mont St. Michel scene; specifically confessional with the cardinal (Add Beth Ann too!) 
  • Valerie - Make Kit extra. Extra in personality and extra in character study. 
  • πŸ’₯Round 2 
  • Laura - Nail the character of Goody Alsop! 
  • Angela - School of Night interaction, and every single member must be individually represented! 
  • Jean - Philippe, His verbal sparring should be shown, and he must be HOT! Suggestions included 
  • Valerie - FranΓ§oise and Pierre must be included. A DEMAND! Also, more screen time for them. 
  • πŸ’₯Round 3 
  • Laura - Philippe playing the kithara (also allow him to speak Greek and Latin) 
  • Angela - The sets ... as spectacular as they'll make them, she wants the details of little things like La Robe to remain the same. 
  • Jean - Marcus and Phoebe's meeting! WE NEED THIS! 
  • Valerie - Gillian, please let's flash forward/back ... solve that mystery! 
  • πŸ’₯Round 4 
  • Laura - Elizabethan London, a glimpse of the life of an Elizabethan citizen. 
  • Angela - The music! A good, compelling soundtrack! 
  • Jean - Sarah Walker comes back to direct some scenes. 
  • Valerie - Ysabeau, Sarah, Emily scene! The note exchanges! 
  • Questions: How will Prague be handled? How will the pregnancy be handled? Fancasting? Queen Elizabeth? 

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