The Lorehounds: The Rings of Power Lorecast - S01E05 – Partings

John was joined by Jim from Bald Move to discuss Elrond’s father Eärendil the Mariner, the origins of Mithril, and John’s beef about the status of the Silmarils. John received a surprise audio diary from David with some thoughts on this episode. Then, Tolkien scholar Marilyn R. Pukkila and John discussed the Palantíri and their role in Tolkien’s legendarium. Finally, Jim and John took on some listener feedback before John hosted the “Spoilore” feedback segment of the Lorecast.

The Rings of Power - S01E05 – Partings

A.Rondork and Jimbella are here to tell you about the good moments and a few moments to grumble about. Some speeches come a bit short of Independence Day level of inspiration, but nothing comes close to the magic of the relationship between Elrond and Durin. When Galadriel isn’t writing checks she can’t cash, she and the other Elves seem to be operating in stark black and white. So where does that leave the characters? Find out in this episode of Dug Too Deep.

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LWJ&A – Episode 354 – The U.A.P. Conspiracy

Lunchtime! Want to build upon your already intense paranoia? Bring along your favorite conspiracy theory and join in the chat about the football-Bezos, British Rock Culture, and U.A.P. conspiracies. Are you aware of the cost of living in the 1960s? But more importantly, are you aware that Jim EATS the skin off of the kiwi?! And you’re not alone on the daily quest for a healthy sense of self. Join us at the table for this episode of Lunch. 

House of the Dragon - S01E05 – We Light the Way – Feedback

Westeros Punnett squares might not actually be squares? Maybe more like circles because of the incest? What exactly is Daemon up to? We can’t be sure, and the show is doing that on purpose. Tensions run high when spurned lovers reach a breaking point and we get a Red-ish Wedding. Maybe an orange wedding? Explore these questions and more in this episode of feedback.

Nebraska (2013)

Start your road trip in the great plains state of Nebraska and join Bruce Dern, Will Forte, and Bob Odenkirk as they navigate tough family ties. Directed by Alexander Payne comes some of his signature directorial details, humor drier than the plains in the summer heat and characters that are almost larger than life. In this epically-slow burn, you’ll find yourself or your family in this story.