“The Idea of North”
A close reading of HBO’s His Dark Materials Season 1, Episode 2.
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Welcome to The Authority, Slate’s deep dive into the world(s) of HBO’s His Dark Materials. Each week, Slate’s scholars of experimental theology, Dan Kois and Laura Miller, discuss the new HBO series and Philip Pullman’s original trilogy. This week, they’re discussing Episode 2, “The Idea of North,” with a deep dive into the relationship between Lyra and Mrs. Coulter and a closer look at daemons.
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Podcast production by Phil Surkis, with engineering assistance from Melissa Kaplan.