A nuanced character profile on Daemon Targaryen (just based on this first episode). Stand-up comic Steve Ausburne outs himself as a dragon lover. Medievalist Natalie Goodison talks about the dangers of childbirth. Historian Iain MacInnes tells us what medieval folk did with dead bodies.
Medieval historian Iain MacInnes joins Anthony to talk about Castles and King’s Landing. Then Steve does his first viewing of “The Bells.”
Electric Bookaloo hosts our first ever roundtable discussion. Guests include Stephanie Barbé Hammer, Iain MacInnes, and Jan Doolittle Wilson to cover Cat’s negotiations with Walder Frey. I.e. this roundtable sets the table for the Red Wedding.
Dr. Iain MacInnes (medieval historian) covers Jon’s troubles at the Wall. Steve Ausburne voices his pro-human sacrifice platform. And Kris Swank talks about celibacy in Westeros.
This is a Bronn-heavy episode as Iain MacInnes covers Tyrion VI. Steve and Anthony talk about Frankenstien typology relative to episode 503. Anthony explores the various (contradictory?) ways to become a knight.
Anthony and Chad take a trip up north and check in with the politics at the Wall. Steve chooses an ASOIAF religion and negotiates his feelings about the Dorne plot. Iain MacInnes talks about militaristic orders and the Night’s Watch.