Devil's Trap: A Supernatural Podcast

Don't Be A Dick Productions

We're going back to the beginning of the road and watching Supernatural from the beginning. For your host Liz, it's probably her fifth time through. For your other host Diana, it's her first. She claims she was scared. Naturally as a supportive friend, Liz will attempt to exploit this fear as much as possible. We also dive into the spooky spook in the show in whatever way we want - occult, folklore, true crime, shopping, GAME SHOWS? Watch the videos on you tube @devilstrappodcast Follow us on Twitter at @DevilsTrapPod Follow us on Instagram at @DevilsTrapPodcast This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy read less
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Season 8

8:03 Heartache
Jan 25 2024
8:03 Heartache
AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode, Diana and Liz catch up on their recent activities and discuss rockabilly and swing dancing. They then review Season 8, Episode 3 of Supernatural, titled 'Heartache,' and discuss the cultural implications of the episode. The conversation shifts to Sam's hair and Dean's new app before diving into the investigation of the heart-ripping cases. They explore the connection between organ transplants and the ritualistic killings. The episode concludes with Randa's conversation with Brick Holmes' mother and the translation of the Mayan chant. Sam and Dean investigate a case involving a series of murders connected to organ transplants. They discover that the killer is a woman named Randa who is using Mayan rituals to gain supernatural powers. As they delve deeper into the case, Sam expresses his desire to quit hunting and live a normal life, which causes tension between him and Dean. They eventually confront Randa at a strip club and defeat her, resolving the case. The episode explores themes of sacrifice, the desire for a normal life, and the complexities of Mayan culture and mythology. In this conversation, the hosts discuss various aspects of the TV show Supernatural. They highlight inconsistencies in Dean's characterization, the reordering of episodes, and the absence of the mayor character. Overall, they express confusion and dissatisfaction with these elements of the show.TakeawaysThe cultural portrayal in Season 8, Episode 3 of Supernatural raises concerns and criticism from indigenous communities.Sam's focus on finding Kevin and the tablet contrasts with Dean's enthusiasm for solving the heart-ripping cases.The investigation reveals a connection between organ transplants and the ritualistic killings.The episode explores themes of identity, sacrifice, and the pursuit of a normal life. The Mayan god of corn and the rituals associated with it are explored in the episode.Sam expresses his desire to quit hunting and live a normal life, causing tension between him and Dean.The episode delves into the complexities of Mayan culture and mythology, highlighting the misinterpretation of Mayan language and gods.The episode also explores the themes of sacrifice and the lengths people will go to gain power and immortality. Inconsistencies in character development can be jarring for viewers.The reordering of episodes can disrupt the narrative flow and impact the understanding of character arcs.Minor characters, such as the mayor, can add depth and enjoyment to a show.Attention to detail, such as showing characters mentioned in phone conversations, can enhance the viewing experience.Chapters00:00Introduction and Catching Up03:59Discussion on Rockabilly and Swing Dancing07:53Review of Supernatural Season 8, Episode 3: Heartache12:18Discussion on Sam's Hair and Dean's App18:43Investigation of Heart Ripping Cases21:15Arthur's Eye Transplant and Self-Mutilation24:49Research on Organ Donors and Rituals27:36Randa's Ritual and Heart Ripping30:09Meeting with Brick Holmes' Mother31:50Randa's Conversation with Eleanor32:07Translation of Mayan Chant32:22The Mayan God of Corn33:18Dean's Email and Sam's Options34:21Sam's Desire for a Normal Life35:05Investigating Brick's House36:03Discovering Brick's Secret Room37:20The History of Mayan Gods and Sacrifices38:11Misinterpretation of Mayan Language and Gods39:13Mayan Sacrifices and Bloodletting Rituals40:42Mayan Sports and Sacrifices in Ball Games45:49Sam and Dean's Conversation...
8:04 Bitten
Feb 1 2024
8:04 Bitten
Liz's Show NotesIn this episode, Diana and Liz review Season 8, Episode 4 of Supernatural titled 'Bitten.' They bitch about found footage and how much these college kids suck. They also talk about Lone Star Paracon and the tale of the Converse Werewolf.AI Show NotesSummarySummaryIn this episode, Diana and Liz review Season 8, Episode 4 of Supernatural titled 'Bitten.' The episode follows a found footage format, with college students documenting their lives and encounters with supernatural creatures. The main character, Michael, undergoes a transformation and develops a god complex. The episode explores themes of ambition, toxic masculinity, and the consequences of seeking power. Sam and Dean make an appearance as they investigate a murder case. The episode ends with a confrontation between the college students and the Winchester brothers. In this episode, Brian becomes suspicious of Michael and Kate's relationship and starts investigating their behavior. Meanwhile, Sam and Dean continue their hunt for the werewolf. As the story unfolds, secrets are revealed, and the characters' true natures come to light. Ultimately, Kate takes matters into her own hands and seeks revenge on Brian. The episode explores themes of love, betrayal, and the consequences of one's actions.TakeawaysThe found footage format adds a unique perspective to the episode, allowing viewers to experience the events through the characters' cameras.The episode explores themes of ambition, toxic masculinity, and the consequences of seeking power.Sam and Dean's appearance in the episode adds a connection to the larger Supernatural universe.The conflict between Kate and Brian highlights the tension between wanting to document everything and the need for privacy and personal boundaries. Love can blind people to the truth and lead them to make irrational decisions.Secrets and lies can destroy relationships and lead to tragic outcomes.Sometimes, the line between human and monster is blurred, and it's important to question our own actions and motivations.Revenge may provide temporary satisfaction, but it often comes at a high cost.Chapters00:00Introduction and Episode Overview14:01Found Footage Format19:03College Life and Ambitions21:11Encounter with Sam and Dean23:10Michael's Transformation26:45Brian's Desire to Become Like Michael30:29Michael's God Complex32:39Confrontation with Scotty33:34Conflict between Kate and Brian34:15Investigation of Scott's Death34:17Brian's Suspicion and Kate's Defense35:09The Police Station and Eavesdropping36:36The Curvature of the Claws37:10Research and GPS Tracking37:59Hacking the Restaurant Security Footage38:06Werewolf Lore and Raccoon Shifters40:37The Legend of the Converse Werewolf41:43Reviewing the Found Footage42:45Brian's Confession and Kate's Transformation53:50Brian's Revelation and Kate's Revenge56:10Sam and Dean's Decision59:50Kate's Monologue and DepartureResearch LinksTexas Cryptid Hunter: Sasquatch Classics: The Converse WerewolfSupernatural Is Life on Tumblr: The "ancient Mayan phrase" from spn 8x03This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
8:05 Blood Brother
Feb 9 2024
8:05 Blood Brother
Liz's Show NotesWe talk Season 8, Episode 5 Blood Brother, the one where Dean introduces his new Vampire Boyfriend to Sammy and he's not happy about it. Diana is INTO Benny, Liz appreciates that he takes off his hat before he scraps. Then Liz butchers Latin phrases quizzing Diana about Latin Death Aphorisms, the title of their next album.AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode, Dean receives a call from Benny, a vampire friend from purgatory, who needs his help. Dean leaves Sam behind and goes to meet Benny, who reveals his plan to kill his maker. They travel to Prentiss Island, where Benny's maker resides. Meanwhile, Sam has flashbacks of his time with Amelia, a veterinarian he met while on a case. Dean and Benny confront the old man and his henchmen, leading to a tense standoff. Sam steals a car and heads to join Dean. The episode ends with a cliffhanger as the group faces off against the old man and his vampires. In this episode, the hosts have a fun quiz about Latin phrases related to death. They discuss the meaning of various phrases and their significance. The conversation then shifts to Benny and Zaddy, where Benny confronts Zaddy about his actions. They discuss the concept of mutiny and the dynamics between the characters. Benny's existential crisis is explored, as he questions his purpose and desires. The hosts also touch on the presence of Leviathans in Purgatory and the confusion surrounding their humanoid form. Sam's bitch face is mentioned, along with the cast and crew of the episode. The episode ends with a discussion on the development of the season and the ongoing bro drama.TakeawaysDean's loyalty to his friends is unwavering, as he drops everything to help Benny.Benny's backstory reveals his motivation for seeking revenge on his maker.Sam's flashbacks with Amelia highlight his struggle to move on from his past.The confrontation with the old man sets the stage for a thrilling conclusion in the next episode. Latin phrases related to death can be intriguing and have deep meanings.The dynamics between Benny and Zaddy are complex and filled with tension.Benny's existential crisis adds depth to his character and raises questions about identity and purpose.The presence of Leviathans in Purgatory raises questions about their origins and abilities.Sam's bitch face is a notable expression that adds humor to the episode.The cast and crew of the episode contribute to the overall quality of the show.The season is still in the early stages of development, with ongoing bro drama and the exploration of various storylines.Chapters00:00Introduction and Recap06:36Western Swing Show and Texas Spirit Gathering13:00Dean's Personal Business18:22Benny's Backstory25:03Benny's Revenge29:45Confronting the Old Man35:05Sam's Flashbacks and Meeting Amelia40:00Benny's Existential Crisis45:00Dean and Benny's Plan50:00Sam's Flashbacks and Fixing the Sink55:00Benny and Andrea's Reunion01:00:00Confrontation with the Old Man01:05:00Sam's Flashbacks and Meeting Amelia01:10:00Dean and Benny's Plan01:15:00Sam's Flashbacks and Fixing the Sink01:20:00Benny and Andrea's Reunion01:25:00Confrontation with the Old Man43:46Benny and Zaddy45:47Mutiny and Confrontation48:01Benny's Existential Crisis50:07Leviathans in Purgatory50:49Sam's Bitch Face51:18Casting Couch55:07Bro DramaResearch Links
8:06 Southern Comfort
Feb 15 2024
8:06 Southern Comfort
Liz's Show NotesWe talk SPN Season 8, Episode 6 "Southern Comfort" which left a better taste in our mouth than a shot of the actual Southern Comfort. We love Garth. We hate the Benny problem. Liz tells Diana about the haunting of the Ebheardt's farm in Kearney, Missouri where this episode takes place. The AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode, the Devil's Trap Podcast hosts discuss season 8, episode 6 of Supernatural, titled 'Southern Comfort.' They start by sharing their own Southern Comfort stories and then delve into the investigation of a case involving decapitations and green goo. They also explore the dynamics between the characters and the role of Garth as the new Bobby. The episode ends with the discovery of a desecrated grave and the plan to burn the remains. In this part of the conversation, the hosts discuss the events of the episode, including burning a Confederate soldier's bones, drama at the sheriff's office, investigating the unknown soldier, Dean being possessed, a haunted farm in Kearney, and the Ebbhart family's haunting. They also mention the Dead Files investigation and the resolution and continued activity at the haunted locations. In this episode, Sam opens up about his past relationship with Amelia and expresses his concerns about Dean's secrets. The conversation also includes a quick cast roundup and final thoughts on the episode.TakeawaysThe episode explores the theme of trust and secrecy among the characters, particularly Dean's hidden relationship with Benny and Sam's resentment towards it.Garth's role as the new Bobby is highlighted, showcasing his dedication to helping other hunters and his unique approach to hunting.The investigation of the case leads to the discovery of a desecrated grave, hinting at a vengeful ghost or specter as the culprit.The episode also touches on the history of Missouri and its connection to the Civil War, adding depth to the setting and the characters' motivations. Burning bones can be a way to deal with restless spirits.Sheriffs in small southern towns can be difficult to deal with.Investigating unknown soldiers can lead to unexpected discoveries.Possession can lead to conflicts and unresolved issues.Haunted farms can be a source of ongoing paranormal activity.The Dead Files can provide assistance and guidance in dealing with hauntings.Resolution of paranormal activity may require multiple steps and ongoing efforts. Sam's sensitivity and willingness to open up about his emotionsThe importance of honesty and trust in relationshipsThe complexity of Dean's character and the secrets he keepsThe significance of communication and addressing issues in a timely mannerChapters00:00Introduction and Southern Comfort Story08:08Investigating the Case13:26Garth as the New Bobby19:09Ectoplasm and the History of Missouri23:39Discovering the Connection to Sussex28:34Sam's Conversation with Amelia32:20Investigating the Desecrated Grave32:54Burning Confederate Soldier's Bones35:22Sheriff's Office Drama36:35Investigating the Unknown Soldier40:06Dean Possessed41:25Confrontation at the Motel47:48Haunted Farm in Kearney50:08The Ebbhart Family's Haunting55:07Dead Files Investigation59:54Increasing Activity and Disturbing Events01:04:09The Dead Files Action Plan01:08:55Resolution and Continued Activity01:10:34Sam's Flashback and Opening Up About Amelia01:11:26Sam's Concerns About Benny and Dean's Secrets01:12:08Quick Cast Roundup and Final...
8:07 A Little Slice of Kevin
Feb 24 2024
8:07 A Little Slice of Kevin
Let's break us off A Little Piece of Kevin as we talk SPN Season 8, Episode 7. This is where Linda freaking Tran truly shines. What will violence? happen to Destiel? Can they survive the Denny problem? Will Sam's hair just dumber and dumber with every episode from now on? Will the flashbacks of Season 8 drive Liz to violence? Why is Benny's shirt open? Who cares? What things have really fall from the sky? Dafuq is the Kentucky Meat Shower? AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode of Devil's Trap Podcast, Diana and Bitch discuss Season 8, Episode 7 of Supernatural, titled 'A Little Slice of Kevin.' They catch up on their recent activities and then dive into the episode's plot. They explore strange events and abductions, including the disappearance of a child and the appearance of a mysterious table. They also discuss the torture of Kevin Tran and the involvement of a witch. The episode concludes with a flashback and a discussion of Dean's survivor's guilt. In this part of the conversation, the hosts discuss various supernatural events and occurrences. They talk about aliens and their ability to read tablets, the arrival of Delta, the use of holy water and Linda's turkey baster, and strange weather phenomena. They also review a list of things that have fallen from the sky. The conversation then shifts to Castiel's return and Dean's flashback. They discuss the Leviathans and the sparkly blue spot, and Sam observes that the disappearances have stopped. The chapter ends with Linda Tran's betrayal and a discussion about prophets and Chuck's fate. In this episode, Crowley strikes a deal with Kevin to help him translate the tablet. He demonstrates his power by killing one of Kevin's allies. Meanwhile, the Winchester brothers and Castiel reunite and head to Diana's warehouse to rescue Kevin's mother. Dean has a flashback to his time in Purgatory, where he fought Leviathans with Castiel. They arrive at the warehouse and confront demons, while Crowley tortures Kevin for information. Kevin discovers a personal note from the archangel Metatron in the tablet. Castiel confronts Dean about their relationship, and they are interrupted by Sam. In the end, Castiel is transported to Naomi's office in Heaven.TakeawaysSeason 8, Episode 7 of Supernatural is titled 'A Little Slice of Kevin.'The episode explores strange events, abductions, and the torture of Kevin Tran.A mysterious table and a witch play significant roles in the episode.Dean's survivor's guilt is a central theme in the episode. Crowley is willing to kill to get what he wantsDean and Castiel's relationship is strainedKevin discovers a personal note from Metatron in the tabletCastiel is taken to Naomi's office in HeavenChapters00:00Introduction and Catching Up08:24Review of Season 8, Episode 7: A Little Slice of Kevin11:02Strange Events and Abductions15:00Torture and the Mysterious Table19:38Investigating the Missing Kid21:32Dean's Survivor's Guilt22:18Flashback and the Glowing Table22:51Aliens and Tablet Reading23:24Delta's Arrival24:12Holy Water and Linda's Turkey Baster25:22Strange Weather and Things Falling from the Sky26:22Reviewing the List of Things Falling from the Sky32:47Castiel's Return33:43Benny's Disintegration35:26Dean's Flashback36:01Leviathans and the Sparkly Blue Spot37:06Dean's Suspicions and Castiel's Cleanliness37:44Linda Tran and Delta's Betrayal39:08Crowley's Arrival and Linda's Escape40:06Leviathans and Linda's Revenge41:02Prophets and Chuck's Fate42:08Suspecting Crowley and Linda's...
8:08 Hunteri Heroici
Mar 1 2024
8:08 Hunteri Heroici
Holy Smokey, it's Hunter Heroici! And spoon bending! AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode, Diana and Liz discuss their experience at the Paranormal Circus and review Season 8, Episode 8 of Supernatural. They also talk about Cassiel's decision to become a hunter and the investigation at the morgue. The episode includes a flashback involving Sam and Amelia's dad. In this part of the conversation, the hosts discuss the confusion surrounding the FBI's involvement in a heart attack case. They also explore the concept of open relationships and the investigation into mysterious suicides. The conversation then delves into the rules of cartoons and the anomalies occurring in the town. The hosts touch on the guilt Castiel feels about his past actions and the need for real talk. They also discuss a series of bank robberies and the presence of anvils. The retirement home becomes the focus of the investigation, leading to the interrogation of a cat. The hosts uncover the connection between Fred Jones and psychokinesis. The chapter concludes with a discussion on hunting people with abilities and the anomalies in the retirement home. In this episode, the hosts discuss the fun and nostalgic elements of classic cartoons and the desire to watch them again. They also recount the mishap with the giant candle and the stolen diamonds. The conversation then shifts to the doctor's experiments and theft, leading to a discussion about living in a cartoon world. The hosts analyze the final showdown and the characters' decisions. They also provide a cast and couch segment, highlighting the actors in the episode. Finally, they express their frustration with the unnecessary relationship drama and discuss the missed opportunity of a cat interrogation scene.TakeawaysThe Paranormal Circus was an interesting and logistically impressive experience.Cassiel's decision to become a hunter adds a new dynamic to the show.The investigation at the morgue revealed a unique case involving a heart explosion.The flashback involving Sam and Amelia's dad provided insight into Sam's past. The involvement of the FBI in a heart attack case causes confusion and raises questions.Open relationships can be a personal choice and should be respected.Mysterious suicides and anomalies in the town lead to an investigation.The rules of cartoons and the anomalies occurring in the town follow cartoon logic.Castiel feels guilt about his past actions and struggles with his place in the world.A series of bank robberies involving anvils raises suspicions.The retirement home becomes the focus of the investigation, leading to the interrogation of a cat.Fred Jones possesses psychokinetic abilities, which are connected to the anomalies in the retirement home.The hosts discuss the ethics of hunting people with abilities and the need for understanding and acceptance. Classic cartoons evoke nostalgia and a desire to revisit childhood favorites.The mishap with the giant candle and the stolen diamonds adds excitement and intrigue to the storyline.Living in a cartoon world allows for escapism and a break from reality.The final showdown and the characters' decisions highlight the importance of facing reality and taking action.The unnecessary relationship drama detracts from the overall enjoyment of the episode.The missed opportunity of a cat interrogation scene leaves the hosts wanting more.Chapters00:00Introduction and Circus Experience03:08Discussion about the Paranormal Circus10:31Review of Season 8, Episode 816:19Recap and Detective's Theory22:42Investigation at the Morgue25:21Affair and Flashback26:38Meeting Amelia's...
8:09 Citizen Fang
Mar 7 2024
8:09 Citizen Fang
AI Show Notes (I think our robot overlords knocked it out of the park). SummaryIn this episode, Diana and Liz discuss season 8, episode 9 of Supernatural titled 'Citizen Fang'. They share personal updates about their week, including attending a splits workshop and going to a country music concert. They then review the episode, highlighting the directing and writing credits, as well as the plot and character development. They also discuss the use of euphemisms for death and burial. In this episode, the hosts discuss various euphemisms for death and their origins. They also delve into Benny's situation and the conflict between Sam and Martin. Dean comes up with a plan to resolve the tension, but it leads to further complications. The hosts express their frustration with the deception and manipulation in the episode. They also discuss the emotional responses and dislike for the Amelia flashbacks. The fate of Benny and the consequences of Sam's betrayal are explored. The episode concludes with a cliffhanger as Dean receives a distressing call.TakeawaysPersonal updates and anecdotes can add a personal touch to podcast episodes.Reviewing the directing and writing credits of an episode can provide insight into the creative process.Analyzing the plot and character development can help listeners understand the episode in more depth.Exploring the use of euphemisms for death and burial can be an interesting topic of discussion. Euphemisms for death often have interesting origins and can be used to soften the impact of the topic.Deception and manipulation can lead to complicated situations and strained relationships.Emotional responses to fictional characters and their actions can be intense and varied.Flashbacks can provide insight into characters' pasts, but excessive use can be tiresome.Betrayal and its consequences can have a significant impact on relationships.Chapters00:00Introduction and Personal Updates08:01Review of Episode 'Citizen Fang'14:57Flashback to Mental Hospital32:00Dean Confronts Benny33:03Euphemisms for Death33:25Euphemisms for Death34:11Origin of Euphemisms34:37I Bought the Farm34:44Kick the Bucket35:29Pushing Daisies35:45Sleeping with the Fishes36:03Vermicomposting36:25Carted37:16Benny's Situation37:47Dean's Plan38:40Sam's Betrayal39:11Benny's Great Granddaughter39:46Benny's Backstory40:09Dean's Strategy40:44Sam and Martin's Confrontation41:26Sam's Flashback42:37Dean's Escape43:49Benny's Decision44:04Sam's Betrayal44:23Sam's Flashback44:44Martin's Fate45:04Benny and Dean's Mission46:45Fight with Desmond47:00Benny's Tendency47:16Sam's Abandonment47:47Dean's Phone Call48:46Sam's Flashback49:32Benny's Phone Call50:20Martin's Revenge51:36Martin's Death52:05Sam's Loneliness52:30Dean's Return53:55Sam's Location54:45Dean's Phone Call55:12Amelia's Surprise57:12Elizabeth's Call58:13Deception and Manipulation59:14Frustration with Sam's Actions01:00:09Emotional Responses01:01:09Dislike for Amelia Flashbacks01:01:39Benny's Fate01:02:22Sam's Betrayal01:02:29ConclusionResearch Links
8:10 - Torn and Frayed
Mar 14 2024
8:10 - Torn and Frayed
AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode, the hosts discuss their recent concert experiences and upcoming activities. They also share their yoga class experiences and the strange stories told during the class. The conversation then transitions to a discussion of a Supernatural episode, focusing on the capture of Samandriel. The hosts also engage in a quiz about their favorite Fang Bangers. They analyze Sam's trauma and Dean's actions, as well as Castiel's mission from Naomi. The episode concludes with a conversation about Dean and Castiel's interaction and the torture of Samandriel by Crowley. In this episode, Dean and Cass visit Mr. Hinckley in the hospital, where they learn about the pain of speaking through shrubbery. Meanwhile, Sam and Amelia have an awkward post-coitus conversation, leading to an ultimatum from Amelia. Dean and Cass find the demon factory and prepare to attack it. Cass saves Alfie but is forced to kill him. He lies to Sam and Dean about what happened. Dean breaks up with Benny, and Sam brings beers and snacks to Dean at the cabin. The episode ends with a discussion about Amelia and Dawn.TakeawaysConcert experiences can be surprising and enjoyable, even if they are not what was expected.Yoga classes can vary in quality and atmosphere, and it is important to find the right fit.The use of traumatic experiences against someone is manipulative and harmful.Friendships and relationships can be complicated, and it is important to communicate and set boundaries.Torture and manipulation are prevalent themes in the Supernatural episode discussed.Chapters00:00Introduction and Concert Experience02:32Upcoming Activities03:15Yoga Class Experience07:30Discussion of Supernatural Episode09:06Samandriel's Capture10:08Dean and Benny's Argument13:17Quiz: Favorite Fang Bangers20:23Castiel Helps a Baby21:43Castiel's Mission from Naomi22:25Dean and Castiel's Conversation23:06Strange Incidents and Tortured Angel24:08Sam and Amelia's Encounter25:44Crowley and Samandriel's Torture26:17Dean and Cass visit Mr. Hinckley27:13The pain of speaking through shrubbery27:36Sam and Amelia's post-coitus conversation28:18Amelia gives Sam an ultimatum29:01Dean and Cass find the demon factory30:13Kevin translates tablets31:34Crowley and Simandriel tap into angel tablet36:15Sam, Dean, and Cass prepare to attack the factory38:01Cass saves Alfie and kills him42:40Cass returns to the cabin and lies to Sam and Dean43:33Dean breaks up with Benny46:08Amelia waits for Sam at the motel46:46Sam brings beers and snacks to Dean50:08Discussion about Amelia and Dawn This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
8:11 LARP and the Real Girl
Mar 21 2024
8:11 LARP and the Real Girl
Straddle the 12 sided dice - Talking SPN Season 8 Episode 11 LARP and the real girl, and the Dungeons and Dragons Moral Panic, James Dallas Egbert III story.AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode, Diana and Liz discuss season 8, episode 11 of Supernatural, titled 'LARP and the Real Girl.' They start by recapping their recent experiences at South by Southwest and a circus class. They then dive into the episode, where Sam and Dean investigate the mysterious death of a man involved in live-action role-playing (LARPing). They meet Lance, a LARPer who becomes their main suspect, but he has an alibi. The conversation also touches on the moral panic surrounding Dungeons and Dragons in the past and the real-life case of James Dallas Egbert III. In this part of the conversation, the pressure tactics used by Riddle to force Peggy to reveal her sources are discussed. The media's narrative shift towards linking Dallas's disappearance to Dungeons and Dragons is explored. The discovery and return of Dallas is recounted, along with the tragic end to his story. The aftermath of the case and the media's sensationalism are examined. The investigation into Moon Door and the Battle of the Kingdoms is detailed. The dilemma faced by Charlie as the Queen is highlighted. The connection between the tattoo and the targeted attacks is revealed. The involvement of the Shadow Orcs and the Fairy King is discussed. The chapter ends with Charlie and Dean's departure to the Black Hills. In this episode, Charlie is sent on a mission to find Sam while Dean and Bultar search for the Shadow Orcs. Charlie encounters a stag-headed creature and is taken to a cottage where she meets Gilda, a fairy who is being controlled by a spell. Meanwhile, Sam and Dean confront Jerry, who is revealed to be Gilda's master. Charlie destroys the book of spells, freeing Gilda and defeating Jerry. The episode ends with Sam, Dean, and Charlie preparing to fight in Charlie's army in Moon Door.TakeawaysThe media's sensationalism and misrepresentation of the Dungeons and Dragons game contributed to the negative perception and fear surrounding it.The tragic story of Dallas Egbert highlights the importance of mental health support and the need for better understanding and acceptance of individuals struggling with their identity.The pressure tactics used by law enforcement and the media can have severe consequences for individuals involved in high-profile cases.The investigation into Moon Door and the Battle of the Kingdoms reveals the complex and immersive world of LARPing. Charlie's character brings a fun and irreverent energy to the showThe episode explores themes of identity and self-acceptanceThe importance of teamwork and loyalty is highlightedThe episode provides a break from the serious tone of previous episodesChapters00:00Introduction and Recap03:01Discussion of South by Southwest09:20Investigation of Ed Nelson's Death12:38Meeting Lance and Learning about LARPing16:22Lance's Alibi and the LARPing Community21:57Investigation into James Dallas Egbert III23:29Riddle's Pressure Tactics24:22The Media's Narrative Shift25:16Dungeons and Dragons in the Headlines28:11Dallas's Discovery and Return29:13Dallas's Tragic End30:33The Aftermath and Media Sensationalism33:17Investigating Moon Door35:28Lance's Mysterious Death36:49The Battle of the Kingdoms39:04Charlie Revealed as the Queen40:10Charlie's Dilemma41:29The Tattoo and Targeted Attacks43:17Investigating the Shadow Orcs49:05Fairy Magic and the Shadow King50:10Heading to
8:12 As Time Goes By
Mar 28 2024
8:12 As Time Goes By
AI Show NotesSummaryThey recap the previous episode and provide information about the director and writer. They introduce the character Josie and discuss Henry's initiation. They also discuss Abaddon's possession of Josie and Henry's escape to the future. The chapter ends with a discussion about John Winchester and the blood sigil. In this part of the conversation, the principal themes include the Men of Letters, the discovery of Astro Comics as the entrance to the Men of Letters headquarters, the significance of the Aquarian Star symbol, the search for Albert Magnus's grave, the arrival of Abaddon, the revelation of the Knights of Hell, the importance of John's journal, Henry's attempt to change the past, and the instructions from Larry on how to stop Abaddon. In this episode, Abaddon arrives and poses a threat to the Winchesters. They learn about summoning Abaddon and the steps involved in the ritual. The process includes cultivating dark energy, fasting, and practicing mindfulness meditation. The Winchesters perform a ceremonial magic ritual to summon Abaddon, resulting in her defeat. Henry sacrifices himself to save Sam and Dean, and they bury him in a cemetery. The episode explores the themes of legacy and secret societies.TakeawaysTime travel is a topic of discussion in this episode.Diana is planning a research trip and reaching out to the National Archives.Diana's birthday celebrations are mentioned.The possibility of having a guest on the podcast is discussed.The episode recap and information about the director and writer are provided.The characters Josie and Henry are introduced.Abaddon's possession of Josie and Henry's escape to the future are discussed.The chapter ends with a discussion about John Winchester and the blood sigil. The Men of Letters are a secret society of scholars who document supernatural knowledge.Astro Comics serves as the entrance to the Men of Letters headquarters.The Aquarian Star symbol is a unicursal hexagram associated with the Golden Dawn and Aleister Crowley.Abaddon is a Knight of Hell, handpicked by Lucifer.John's journal contains detailed drawings of monsters and supernatural knowledge.Henry's attempt to change the past could have dire consequences.The key to stopping Abaddon is to throw it into a safe and secret location. Abaddon poses a significant threat to the Winchesters and requires a specific ritual to summon and defeat.The process of summoning Abaddon involves cultivating dark energy, fasting, and practicing mindfulness meditation.Henry sacrifices himself to save Sam and Dean, highlighting the theme of family and legacy.The episode introduces the concept of secret societies and their role in the supernatural world.Chapters00:00Introduction and Time Travel01:44Researching at the National Archives03:19Diana's Birthday Week05:28Discussion about an Attractive Actor06:57Possible Guest on the Podcast07:14Trivia Challenge Idea07:35Birthday Celebrations and Supernatural Fandom08:08Episode Recap and Director Information09:05Writer Information09:11Recap of Previous Episode09:18Discussion about Family Business10:23Introduction of Josie11:15Henry's Initiation13:20Josie Possessed by Abaddon14:37Henry Escapes to the Future16:13Henry Meets Sam and Dean19:11Josie Attacks Sam, Dean, and Henry20:00Henry Reveals Abaddon's Identity22:42Discussion about John Winchester24:23Sam and Dean's Conversation26:17Henry's Blood Sigil28:00The...
8:13 Everybody Hates Hitler
Apr 4 2024
8:13 Everybody Hates Hitler
AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode of the Devil's Trap podcast, Diana and Liz discuss season eight, episode 13 of Supernatural titled 'Everybody Hates Hitler.' They debate the best candy season, share their recent travels, and prepare for the upcoming solar eclipse. The main themes of the conversation include Easter candy, the Library of Congress, the solar eclipse, and the episode recap. The conversation is light-hearted and filled with humor. In this conversation, the hosts discuss the Supernatural episode 'Everybody Hates Hitler' and delve into the lore and history behind the Thule Society and the concept of golems. They explore the themes of Nazi occultism, the Aryan race, and the influence of Madame Blavatsky. The hosts also analyze the characters and their actions in the episode, highlighting the significance of the Golem and the role of the Men of Letters. Overall, they emphasize the importance of understanding the historical context and the horrors of the Nazi regime, while also critiquing the glamorization of Nazi magicians in popular culture.KeywordsSupernatural, podcast, season eight, episode 13, candy, Easter, Library of Congress, solar eclipse, recap, Supernatural, episode, Everybody Hates Hitler, Thule Society, golems, Nazi occultism, Aryan race, Madame Blavatsky, Men of Letters, historical context, glamorization, Nazi magiciansChapters00:00Introduction and Easter Candy Debate02:10Traveling and the Library of Congress04:12Preparing for the Solar Eclipse09:41Recapping 'Everybody Hates Hitler'37:03Uncovering the Thule Society and the Necromancers44:48The Library Break-In and the Dart Attack53:05The Thule Society and Nazi Occultism01:01:06Reactivating the Golem and Settling into the Men of Letters LifeResearch LinksHammer Of The Gods: The Thule Society And The Birth Of Nazism : David Luhrssen : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet ArchiveThe Occult Roots of Nazism: Secret Aryan Cults and Their Influence on Nazi ... - Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke - Google Books - Goodrick-Clarke - 2005 - The occult roots of Nazism secret Aryan cults8.13 Everybody Hates Hitler - Super-wikiBefore Hitler Came - Thule Society and Germanen OrdenMembers only : secret societies, sects, and cults-- exposed! : Tibbott, Julie, author : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet ArchiveFreemasonry under the Nazi Regime | Holocaust EncyclopediaNazi Leadership and the Thule Society | Frank Jacob - Academia.eduThe Thule Society and cultural appropriation of Viking heritage | The Viking HeraldHitler's monsters : a supernatural history of the Third Reich : Kurlander, Eric, 1973- author : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet ArchiveThule Society - WikipediaThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:
8:14 Trial and Error
Apr 11 2024
8:14 Trial and Error
AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode of the Devil's Trap podcast, Diana and Liz discuss season 8, episode 14 of Supernatural. They start by talking about their experiences during the recent eclipse and Diana's visit to a winery (nope, Liz went to one). They then dive into the episode, titled 'Trial and Error,' where Kevin Tran discovers a way to close the gates of hell. The episode explores the three trials that need to be completed, including killing a hellhound and bathing in its blood. Sam and Dean take on a job at a farm where they meet Ellie, who hires them despite their lack of experience. The episode ends with the brothers preparing for the first trial. In this episode, Sam and Dean encounter a family with a dark secret involving hell hounds. They discover that the family members have made deals with demons in exchange for wealth and success. As they investigate, they encounter a hell hound and learn that they can only see it through glasses coated with artisanal holy oil. The episode ends with Sam starting the trials to close the gates of hell, while Dean decides to track down another hell hound. The episode explores themes of family, sacrifice, and the consequences of making deals with demons.KeywordsSupernatural, season 8, episode 14, eclipse, winery, gates of hell, trials, hellhound, farm, Supernatural, hell hounds, deals with demons, family, sacrifice, artisanal holy oil, gates of hellChapters00:00Introduction and Eclipse Adventures07:20Episode Recap: 'Trial and Error'30:31Revelations and Suspicion38:02Ellie's Last Night44:49Dean's Plan to Close the Gates of HellThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
8:15 Man's Best Friend with Benefits (gross)
Apr 18 2024
8:15 Man's Best Friend with Benefits (gross)
AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode of Devil's Trap Podcast, Diana and Blizz discuss season 8, episode 15 of Supernatural, 'Man's Best Friend with Benefits.' They review the episode, share their thoughts on the title, and discuss the director and writers. They also talk about their personal experiences, including getting pedicures and attending music concerts. The conversation then delves into the plot of the episode, focusing on the introduction of James, a cop who is also a witch, and his familiar, Portia. They discuss the implications of being a witch and the challenges James faces. The episode ends with a discussion about the trials and Dean's concerns about Sam's ability to complete them. In this part of the conversation, the hosts discuss the plot of the episode and the actions of the characters. They talk about the investigation into James and the discovery of his involvement in the murders. They also discuss the relationship between James and Portia, as well as the dynamics within the witch community. The hosts mention the use of spells and astral projection in the episode. They also share some humorous observations and jokes throughout the conversation. In this episode, Jerk and Bitch discuss the Supernatural episode 'The Curious Case of Dean Winchester.' They explore the concept of astral projection and its portrayal in the show. They also discuss the dynamic between Sam and Dean and the importance of trust and honesty in their relationship. The hosts highlight the fun elements of the episode, such as the presence of a dog and a cat, the witch bar, and the witch cop. However, they also point out the plot holes and missed opportunities in the storyline.Links: https://www.wikihow.com/Perform-Astral-ProjectionKeywordsSupernatural, season 8, episode 15, review, title, director, writers, pedicure, music concert, cop, witch, familiar, trials, plot, investigation, James, murders, relationship, witch community, spells, astral projection, humor, Supernatural, episode review, astral projection, Sam and Dean, trust, honesty, witch bar, witch cop, plot holesChapters00:00Introduction and Episode Review08:28The Introduction of Portia15:51The Complex Relationship Between James and Portia29:51Supernatural Elements: Spells and Astral Projection53:57Exploring Astral Projection https://www.wikihow.com/Perform-Astral-Projection01:07:14Plot Holes and Missed OpportunitiesThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
8:17 Goodbye Stranger
May 2 2024
8:17 Goodbye Stranger
AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode, Liz and Diana discuss their recent experiences with bureaucracy and insurance. They also talk about Liz's trip to Palmetto State Park and her encounter with a snake. The conversation then transitions to a recap of Supernatural season 8 episode 17, 'Goodbye Stranger.' They discuss the opening scene with multiple dead Dean Winchester bodies and the mysterious burns and puncture wounds found on the victims. They also mention the cool map table in the bunker and speculate on the possible references to stigmata and crucifixion in the episode. In this part of the conversation, the hosts discuss the events of the episode in detail. They talk about the discovery of the town model in the basement of the Morton house and the significance of the bags of dirt hanging all over it. They also discuss Castiel's interactions with Wendy and the demons, as well as his conflicting loyalties. The hosts analyze Meg's return and her role in the search for the demon tablet. They also touch on Sam's reaction to Dean's prayers and the tension between the brothers and Castiel. The conversation ends with the revelation of the empty crypt and the confrontation between Dean and Castiel. In this episode, the conversation revolves around the events of Supernatural Season 8, Episode 17. The hosts discuss the return of Meg and the intense confrontation between Castiel and Dean. They also touch on the theme of honesty between Sam and Dean and the potential closure of the gates of hell. The episode is filled with humor and trivia about the characters and actors involved.Keywordsbureaucracy, insurance, Palmetto State Park, snake, Supernatural, Goodbye Stranger, dead bodies, burns, puncture wounds, stigmata, crucifixion, Supernatural, episode analysis, town model, bags of dirt, Castiel, Wendy, demons, Meg, demon tablet, Sam and Dean, crypt, Supernatural, Season 8, Episode 17, Meg, Castiel, Dean, honesty, gates of hell, humor, triviaChapters00:00Introduction and Bureaucracy02:39Trip to Palmetto State Park03:04Recap of Supernatural Episode24:54The Town Model and Bags of Dirt32:30Conflicting Loyalties: Castiel's Interactions38:36Meg's Return and the Search for the Demon Tablet44:36Escalating Tension: Sam, Dean, and Castiel52:30The Empty Crypt and Revelation53:18Confrontation: Dean and Castiel53:55The Return of Meg and the Confrontation with Castiel55:29The Tablet and the Thunder57:43Meg's Stand Against Crowley59:30The Broken Connection and Castiel's Choice01:01:15Trivia: Meg's First Appearance and Favorite Way to Call Home01:02:06Trivia: What Happened to Meg in Season 101:03:05Trivia: What Happened to Meg in Season 1 (Continued)01:05:21Trivia: Actors Who Played Meg01:06:45Trivia: Remembering the Actors Who Played Meg01:09:39Humor and Trivia: Behind the Scenes of Supernatural01:11:14The Importance of Honesty between Sam and Dean01:13:14The Potential Closure of the Gates of Hell01:14:39Humor and Trivia: Unwanted Bangs and Rudy HobbitThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
8:18 Freaks and Geeks
May 9 2024
8:18 Freaks and Geeks
AI Show NotesSummaryIn this episode of the Devil's Trap podcast, Diana and Liz discuss season eight, episode 18 of Supernatural titled 'Freaks and Geeks.' The episode review focuses on the plot of the Supernatural episode, highlighting the characters and their actions. The hosts also discuss the themes of revenge and the role of teenagers in hunting. Overall, the conversation is a mix of Supernatural analysis and personal anecdotes. In this part of the conversation, the hosts discuss the events that unfold after the vampire attack. They talk about Victor's chaotic morning routine, Sam's conversation with Victor about his past, and the discovery of the blue van. They also delve into the strange behavior of the vampires and the research on vampire subculture. The hosts explore the different beliefs and identities within the vampire community, including otherkin and the physical and psychological symptoms experienced during awakening. In this episode, the principal themes revolve around the psychological symptoms of vampirism, theories on the causes of vampirism, and the use of blood substitutes. The conversation also touches on the characters and plot of the Supernatural episode featuring young hunters. The chapter titles could be 'Psychological Symptoms of Vampirism', 'Theories on the Causes of Vampirism', and 'Blood Substitutes for Vampires'.Chapters00:00Introduction and Liz's Substack09:45Reviewing Supernatural Season 8, Episode 1823:08Meeting Victor and the Teenage Hunters27:46Taking Down the Nest and Confronting Victor28:04Chaotic Mornings and Suspicious Vans30:05Unusual Vampire Behavior35:24Exploring Vampire Subculture46:03Otherkin Identities and Awakening Symptoms51:33Psychological Symptoms of Vampirism52:42Theories on the Causes of Vampirism55:01Blood Substitutes for VampiresThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
8:19 Taxi Driver
6d ago
8:19 Taxi Driver
AI Generated SummaryIn this conversation, the hosts discuss their upcoming trip and their plans for surfing lessons. They then dive into a recap of the Supernatural episode 'Taxi Driver' and discuss the torture scene involving a demon. They also explore the concept of psycho-pomps, which are beings that guide souls to the afterlife, and discuss various examples from different mythologies. The hosts express their dislike for the term 'coyotes' used to describe rogue reapers and question the morality of torturing demons. In this episode, Sam and Dean continue their quest to complete the trials. Sam is sent to purgatory to rescue Bobby's soul, while Dean stays on Earth to protect Kevin and the tablet. They face challenges and make sacrifices along the way, including the death of Benny, a vampire ally. Meanwhile, Crowley manipulates Kevin and reveals his true intentions. The episode explores themes of loyalty, sacrifice, and the consequences of making deals with demons.Keywordssurfing, trip, Supernatural, episode recap, torture, demon, psycho-pomps, mythologies, rogue reapers, Supernatural, trials, purgatory, sacrifice, loyalty, demonsChapters00:00Introduction 06:58Recap of Supernatural Episode 'Taxi Driver'11:02Exploring the Concept of Psycho-Pomps28:46Disliking the Term 'Coyotes' for Rogue Reapers30:58The Trials Continue36:02Benny's Sacrifice39:08Crowley's True Intentions46:32Exploring Themes of Sacrifice and LoyaltyResearch LinksShinigami: The Japanese Creatures That Invite People Toward DeathCharon • Facts and Information on the God CharonAnubis – MythopediaThe Egyptian God Anubis | God Of Death15 Most Famous Psychopomps from Pantheons around the World - World History EduThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

Season 7

7:01 Meet the new Boss
Jul 20 2023
7:01 Meet the new Boss
We're talking Supernatural Season 7, Episode 1 - Liz introduces a game about weapons used to hurt Gods. She presents various weapons, including the Lance of Renewal, the Shield of Faith, the Stone, the Harp of Harmony, and the Sword of the Spirit. Diana guesses which weapons are real or made up.The key moments in this episode are:00:00:00 - Introduction, 00:01:01 - Amazon Prime Day, 00:06:17 - Beach Getaway and Harry Potter Coffee Shop, 00:08:12 - BBQ Stop in Lockhart, 00:11:49 - Season 7 of Supernatural, 00:14:52 - Sam and Dean's encounter with Castiel, 00:15:56 - Castiel's punishment and Sam's condition, 00:16:59 - Castiel's smite frenzy, 00:17:48 - Dean's car trouble and Bobby's update, 00:21:07 - Sam's eerie experiences and the church scene, 00:29:12 - Introduction and Crowley's Plan, 00:30:31 - Castiel's Need for Help, 00:31:26 - Sam's Encounter and Bobby's Concern, 00:32:01 - Dean's Focus on Baby and Bobby's Research, 00:33:58 - Weapons to Hurt Gods - The Game, 00:45:09 - Taking on Cass and the Plan to Bind Death, 00:46:09 - Conspiring Against Cass, 00:47:25 - Cass's Appearance and Mysterious Sores, 00:49:18 - Delivery from Hell and the Spell to Bind Death, 00:53:58 - Binding Death and Cass's Revelation, 01:00:17 - The Confrontation with Death, 01:01:05 - The Plan to Put Castiel Back in Purgatory, 01:03:30 - Dean's Despair, 01:04:41 - Castiel's Massacre and Sam's Encounter with Lucifer, 01:09:41 - Castiel's Transformation and Leviathan Takeover, 01:15:11 - Things Are the Same but Different, 01:15:23 - Cheers, 01:15:34 - About Devil's Trap Podcast, 01:15:59 - Conclusion, 01:16:18 - The Afterlife, If you're feeling frustrated and disappointed because you've been watching Supernatural but haven't been able to fully appreciate the humor and playful dialogue, then you are not alone!In this episode, you will be able to:Dive into how Amazon Prime Day live streaming events are revolutionizing the influencer market.Experience the charm and draw of extraordinary themed cafes and barbecue spots dotted around Texas.Explore the differing viewpoints circling the web about Season 7 of Supernatural.Break down a chosen Supernatural episode, shedding light on the significant plot developments and character interplays.Delight in a humorous critique of memorable dialogue and actions from a Supernatural transcript.A Harry Potter themed coffee shop has the potential to be fucking lame. It is not so cool. So well done. - DianaThe resources mentioned in this episode are:Check out the Devil's Trap podcast for the latest episode featuring Diana and Liz.Learn more about Amazon Prime Day and the influencers who are live streaming deals on the platform.Visit the Coffee Mug in Corpus Christi, a Harry Potter themed coffee shop with delicious coffee.Try the mouth-watering barbecue at Black's Barbecue in Lockhart, Texas.Don't miss the song Slow Ride by Fog Hat, featured in the recap of this episode.Explore the Supernatural Wiki for more information on the season seven episode Meet the New Boss.Stay tuned for upcoming episodes of the Devil's Trap podcast, where they'll dive into more Supernatural content.This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy