Lt. Col. ML Cavanaugh (PhD and military strategist) joins the podcast to talk about defending Riverrun and a few metacritical aspects of warfare.
Medievalist Jana Matthews explains Robb’s peace terms (they suck) and historian Iain MacInnes explains hostage taking. Anthony and Iain also share their favorite scenes from House of the Dragon.
Kris Swank compares Cat to Grendel’s mother and explains the concepts of peace-weaving and the blood eagle ritual. Steve and Anthony discuss Bran’s personality shift.
Medievalist Jana Mathews talks about the Scotish history that inspired the Red Wedding. Carl Nellis of the “Lore” podcast covers Catelyn’s arrest of Tyrion. Steve reacts to the “The Rains of Castamere.” Anthony discusses the character of dwarfs in medieval literature. Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV Theme) by Highway Superstar Join the discussion: Email |…
A.Ron defends Littlefinger’s HBO outcome. Philosopher Tripp Fuller compares Littlefinger’s play to a DM from an old flame. Steve and Anthony talk about the action-packed episode “Blackwater.”
A.Ron gives his nomination for the best villain in TV history. Alexis Goble and Anthony cover the famous catspaw attack (Catelyn III) and Steve explores the rules of smokeman-assassin gameplay.
Gregory Webster and Don Riggs join Anthony to discuss Catelyn’s motives (both seen and unseen). Steve Ausburne talks about trial by combat, eating horse hearts, and falling from the moondoor. After talking with Chad about the maesters, Anthony dives deep into dragons as presented in medieval bestiaries.
Bald Move introduces “Game of Thrones 2: Electric Bookaloo”, with host Anthony Le Donne. This is a ten episode bookcentric podcast that also reviews the first season of Game of Thrones with comic Steve Ausburne.