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Extra 11: Adaptations

8/19/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter We discuss the adaptive choices made to transform City of Bones, the book into The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, the movie and Shadowhunters, the TV show.

Duration:02:19:58

Fanfic Rec List

7/30/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter Due to heat exhaustion, we have delayed the end of Bookclub by a week and decided to throw in a Fanfic Recommendation episode! Please visit this page on fascinationandfrustration.com to see all the links! There is a lot of them, so please let us know if we've messed up the html somewhere!

Duration:01:16:49

Extra 7: Shag / Marry / Kill

7/23/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter We play Shag/Marry/Kill with the Shadowhunters characters. It's all in the title, really!

Duration:00:55:42

Bookclub City of Bones: Chapters 14-20 (4/5)

7/16/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter We're continuing with our reading of The City of Bones, the first in The Mortal Instruments series with chapters 14 - 20. We spent half the podcast with mating seagulls outside our window, so we apologise for any... excited bird calls in the background.

Duration:03:01:46

Extra 7: The Drinking Game 2

7/6/2018
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In this impromptu episode we drink along with Season 3 Episode 3, Stronger Than Heaven. Also, it is London Pride tomorrow. Happy pride from us! The Rules we used for this game were: Flashback Blur Motion Simon kidnapped - SHOT "Parabatai" Abs on display Drink on Screen Rune activated Rune activated sexily - SHOT On camera death Training Malec Kiss Alec says something Romantic Ruelle - SHOT The Clave - SHOT Whip Use "Mundane"

Duration:00:41:12

Extra 6: Hogwarts Houses

7/2/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter In this hiatus episode we sort the Shadowhunters characters into Hogwarts Houses. Simple and straight forward. Or so you’d think! Wish to argue with our sorting? Please do! Come talk to us on the Website or on Tumblr or Twitter and give us your sorting choices! Let the blood bath begin!

Duration:01:14:32

Bookclub City of Bones: Chapters 6-9 (2/5)

6/26/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter We're continuing with our reading of The City of Bones, the first in The Mortal Instruments series with chapters 6-9. Note: We had a little sound trouble with this one - apologies for the fuzziness.

Duration:01:33:34

Bookclub City of Bones: Chapter 1- 5 (1/5)

6/19/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter In this episode we kick of with chapter 1-5 of The City of Bones, the first in The Mortal Instruments series.

Duration:02:35:37

Extra 5: 30 Questions / #SaveShadowhunters

6/10/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter In light of recent news, we have decided to postpone bookclub for a week, because we don't feel that anyone is in the right head space at the moment. Instead we thought we would bring forward one of our hiatus episodes: 30 Questions! We answer difficult questions, while drinking alcohol, because hey, we're still on holiday! (Have a read of Faejilly's meta twitter thread we mentioned!) We also talk about #SaveShadowhunters and the many reasons we love fandom at...

Duration:01:09:36

PSA: Where do we go from here?

6/5/2018
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So... bombshell dropped, fandom reeling, where do we go from here? Not only have we just had the news that Shadowhunters will not be returning for a season 4 - we're not crying, you're crying! :( - but also that 3b is not going to be returning 'til Spring 2019. Maybe we are crying a little... So what does this mean for us? More hiatus episodes that's what it means! Hold on to your hats guys, our schedule is in for a bumpy ride. How can you help? Basic Shadowhunters Stuff has broken it...

Duration:00:09:55

Extra 4: Hiatus Recommendations

6/4/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter To kick of the Shadowhunter Hiatus (WOE) we figured we would give you some suggestions on how to keep busy, during this difficult time. We discuss Black Sails (TV), The Dresden Files (Book), The Amulet of Samarkand (Book) and our overwhelming, and possibly unhealthy, love for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV) as well as talking about fandom and how we got into it. That should hopefully keep you busy for a while!

Duration:00:48:26

Episode 41b: Season3a Roundup

5/31/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter In episode 41b of The Descent Is Easy we conclude our Season 31 Roundup discussion with our last, and biggest theme of the half season Love and Sacrifice. We also pick our favourite moment for all of our core characters, discuss your write ins in regards to best bits, best episode and MVP of the half season, before casting our own hats.

Duration:01:43:38

Episode 41a: Season 3a Roundup

5/28/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter Episode 41a of The Descent Is Easy is the first half of our Season 3a Roundup, in which we discuss the themes of this half season and spend a lot of time pondering theology and demonology, and wondering if our characters ever stop to think about any of this, and how high the chances are we’re gonna get Magnus and Alec sitting down and exploring this. We reckon low, by the way. Episode 41b will be out Friday, 1st of June 2018.

Duration:02:02:07

Episode 40: Erchomai

5/19/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter Episode 40 of The Descent Is Easy discusses Erchomai, Episode 10 of Season 3 of Shadowhunters. In which we culminate our long long loooong day of Shadowhunting, which consisted of watching 03x09, podcasting it, then watching the season 3a finale and podcasting that… We refrained from hitting the whiskey but god, we could have done with one of Alec’s drinks because “it’s been quite the day.” We discuss Edom and meeting Magnus’ infamous father and we wonder how...

Duration:03:26:40

Episode 39 Familia Ante Omnia

5/17/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter Episode 39 of The Descent Is Easy discusses Familia Ante Omnia, Episode 9 of Season 3 of Shadowhunters. In which we discuss the stunning cinematography of the cold open and the show's bravery in revelling in this episode’s gruesomeness – maggotballs and all - and then complain about the number of characters that had to take their moron pills, to get the plot to where it needed to be and Deux Ex Machina-Clary Fairchild… Mostly because this basically means that...

Duration:02:40:10

Episode 38: A Heart of Darkness

5/11/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter (Due to a houseguest, we had to abandon our normal recording space, so we’d like to apologise for the audio jump between the first 27 minutes and the rest of the episode.) Episode 38 of The Descent Is Easy discusses A Heart of Darkness, Episode 8 of Season 3 of Shadowhunters. This week we have issues with Luke and Ollie, however we are in LOVE with the Lightwood Siblings, and Clary being a chaos tiger. We admire Simon’s arc and Maia’s strength. Oh, how we wish...

Duration:02:21:57

Episode 37: Salt In The Wound

5/2/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter This week we discuss Magnus and Luke's amazing disappearing act; how the long awaited Simon Alec interaction isn't quite what was wanted, but was maybe what was needed; the many ways in which Alisha Wainwright is awesome; a hug 40 episodes in the making; how Magnus and Alec continue to be a basket of onions; the surprisingly brutal departure of Mimi Kuzyk; how the Owl seems to have turned into a shark who steals thumb; and have we mentioned that Alisha...

Duration:02:29:05

Episode 36: A Window Into An Empty Room

4/26/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter Episode 36 of The Descent Is Easy discusses A Window Into An Empty Room, Episode 6 of Season 3 of Shadowhunters. Frankly, this episodes is a ball of amazing, beautiful, poignant parts, wrapped up in a ball of What the hell are you doing? It’s quite frankly a mess, saved only by the Lightwoods. However, Ruth is disarmed by bare feet and we spin the most crack theory about Underhill, so this is definitely an episode of tDiE you want to tune in for! Don’t forget...

Duration:03:20:53

Episode 35: Stronger Than Heaven

4/19/2018
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Website - Tumblr - Twitter PSA: This episode is over 3 hours. Make sure you’re sitting comfortably! Episode 35 of The Descent Is Easy discusses Stronger Than Heaven, Episode 5 of Season 3 of Shadowhunters. We discuss themes running through the episode, such as clothes sharing and what it says about intimacy, Jace and what being a soldier means for him, Alec showing his age and Magnus showing how much still remains of the walls he’s built around his heart, Luke’s farm and where was that...

Duration:03:21:35