Steve and Anthony talk about a major hinge in Nancy’s character development and talk about the impact of Peter Gabriel’s voice. Then they dive deep into Pet Sematary.
Anthony and Steve cover The Weirdo on Maple Street. We talk about 1980’s police work and how Poltergeist influenced the Duffer Brothers.
Steve Ausburne (stand-up comic) and Anthony Le Donne (academic) rewatch the perfect pilot episode. We discuss Hopper’s homage to Chief Brody in Jaws, if Steve Harrington is a bad fit for Nancy, and how Eleven discovers a better way to eat french fries.
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.
Dr. Jan Wilson says farewell to King Robert and Ned’s chance for a happy life. Steve reacts to Hardhome. Anthony shares his half-baked Dante’s Inferno theory. Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV Theme) by Highway Superstar Join the discussion: firstname.lastname@example.org | Discord | Reddit | Forums Follow us: Instagram | LeDonneBooks.com Leave Us A Review on Apple Podcasts
Dr. Shiloh Carroll talks about Dany’s relationship to the Dosh Kaleen. Steve does two impressions: Paul Lynde arguing with Stannis. Kavita points to the Shakespearian inspirations for Cersei.
Kavita Mudan Finn discusses Ned’s surprising confrontation with Cersei. Steve considers the many uses of the phrase “…until we find a cock merchant.” Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV Theme) by Highway Superstar Join the discussion: email@example.com | Discord | Reddit | Forums Follow us: Instagram | LeDonneBooks.com Anthony Le Donne is the co-author of the following books: Gods of Thrones,…
Stephanie Barbé Hammer discusses Sansa’s budding political perception. Steve is unimpressed with sports in Mereen. Anthony shares his email exchanges with Elio Garcia and Carol Parrish Jamison about knights.
Dr. Carol Parish Jamison (expert on knights and knightly codes) joins Anthony to talk about examples of knighthood in Westeros. Jamison covers Ned’s proclamation of justice regarding the “false knight” Gregor Clegane. Steve is loving the Tyrion-Jorah dynamic. Anthony reads from GRRM’s short story about Daemon Targaryen.
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.