TRIGGER WARNING: Some content in this episode may not be suitable for all listeners. In this episode, we discuss Diana's pregnancy and miscarriage -- please use discretion in deciding whether this episode is appropriate for you.
In Episode 30, "The Symbolism Buffet," Cait and Jen discuss the joys, challenges, and contradictions of Chapter 23 of Shadow of Night. There's talk of identity, witchcraft, feminism, taking up space, the magic of the Garlickhythe witches, Diana's forespell, and...
In Episode 29, Cait and Jen giggle their way through Chapters 21-22 of Shadow of Night. While the show is definitely sillier than usual, there's plenty to say about identity, self care, feminism, the good (and bad) tropes of vampire fiction, partnership, and biting. Yes, biting. Enjoy the show!
In Episode 28, it's time to talk about Chapters 18-20 of Shadow of Night, including the changing mechanics of Diana's powers, the introduction of Phoebe Taylor, and what to do with an ill-mannered 16th century husband. There's character introductions, a bit of sweetness, and of course, just a little bit of magic.
Happy Mabon and autumnal equinox to all those who celebrate. We hope you enjoy the episode.
In this episode, special guest Jennifer Covel (@atinykaiju) helps Cait and Jen answer the lingering questions from All Souls Con. There's Corra, there's Diana, and there's the dangerous distraction of Matthew in riding boots. Rawr. Enjoy!
In this episode, we cover chapters 15-17 of Shadow of Night. Cait and Jen travel back to England with Diana and Matthew where hijinks of snakes, bees, and pregnancy ensue. Join the conversation on our Facebook group, the Chamomile & Clove Clovers, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Episode 25, Cait and Jen wrap up the discussion of Section II of Shadow of Night by celebrating Matthew and Diana's THIRD and MOST EFFECTIVE wedding. It's light and wonderful and then there's naughty time and things go a bit off the rails. Join the conversation in our Facebook group, the Chamomile & Clove Clovers, or e-mail us at email@example.com.
TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains content about suicide, assisted suicide, and depression.
In Episode 24, The Trauma Train, we do our best to navigate the devastating landscape of Chapters 10 and 11 of Shadow of Night. We had so much to say, we barely fit it into three hoursof recording. You heard me. There's partnership, sacrifice, redemption, responsibility, forgiveness, and growth in this episode, and we can't wait to hear what you think about it.
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In this episode, we talk about Chapters 8-9 of Shadow of Night and find our way through the cold to Sept Tours and Philippe.This makes both of us exceptionally happy... until Matthew steps in things in Chapter 8, at least. Join as as we talk about patriarchy, authority, dominance, power, and growing up in our latest episode.
In this episode, we wrap Part I of Shadow of Night by revisiting our discussion of toxic masculinity, unpicking the dynamics of Matthew's relationship with Kit, and opening up the question of structure and storytelling in this unusual book. Join the conversation by finding us on Twitter, sending us an e-mail, or by becoming a member of our Facebook discussion group.
In this episode, Cait and Jen tackle Chapters 4 and 5 of Shadow of Night, where we meet a few new characters, wrestle with the patriarchy, and realize that our goals are neither so clear--nor so easily obtained--as we thought.
We hope you enjoy this episode and look forward to hearing from you on Facebook, via e-mail, and on Twitter.
Y’all, middles are hard. Shadow of Night is a complicated, compelling, difficult, and rewarding book - we can’t wait to pick it over with you! In this episode, we discuss Chapters 1-3 of SON, as well as unnecessary vowels, good people, bad people (and Kit), and whether you ought to expect a historian of alchemy to know anything about bum rolls.
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In our second wrap episode for A Discovery of Witches, we talk about character arcs, protagonists and antagonists, and the results of our listener polls! Grab your copies of Shadow of Night - we'll have our first chapter discussion on June 3, 2018. In the meantime, e-mail us at email@example.com, follow us on Twitter @chamomilenclove, or join our Facebook Group, the Chamomile & Clove Clovers! http://www.facebook.com/groups/CandCClovers/.
We did it, guys! We made it to the last three chapters of Deborah Harkness's A Discovery of Witches. In this episode, we talk about service and survival, love and accountability, wobbly time loops, and what to do with a quince. Next episode? Wrap-up discussion!
In Episode 16, Cait and Jen discuss the aftermath of Juliette's death and the impact it has on the rest of the story. There's found family, structure, character, heteronormativity, and more as we tackle Chapters 38-40 of A Discovery of Witches! If you'd like to get in touch, check out our Facebook group -- www.facebook.com/groups/CandCClovers/.
By special request, this episode also contains a blooper reel after the theme music. Happy listening!
Aw, man. Chapter 37 of A Discovery of Witches is SO MASSIVE that Jen and Cait had to tackle it separately. In this episode, we confront colonialism, representation, divinity, sexuality, redemption, and more. Grab a beverage, put on your thinking caps, and join us! If you'd like to know more, come join our discussion group on Facebook, the Chamomile & Clove Clovers!
In Episode 12, we tackle Chapters 28-30 of A Discovery of Witches--from ecstasy to agony. You can expect to hear our take on romance and sex scenes, historical tourism, ghosts and foreshadowing, and more as we take on La Pierre, Satu, naked Matthew, and more. We can't wait to hear your feedback!