This bonus podcast is a single interview with Dr. Peter Leeson on the topic of trial by combat. Surprisingly, Dr. Leeson argues that this option was among the best for settling land disputes. 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…
Season five kicks off with a professorial double dip. Anthony talks duels with Dr. Iain McInnes and then covers Tyrion’s first trial with Dr. Curtis Runstedler. Steve is loving the new Jon Snow storyline. And Anthony begins his deep dive into trial by combat.
Time to get an update on the progress that has been made on House of the Dragon with a trailer breakdown, casting news, interviews, and more. Join us for the podcast to get caught up.
Season four of Electric Bookaloo wraps with several guests including Chad Carmichael, Jan Doolittle Wilson, Arthur Njamfa, Steve Ausburne, and Elio Garcia. 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 Anthony Le Donne is the co-author of the following books: Gods of Thrones, vol.…
Martin’s co-author Linda Antonsson discusses the battle at the Tower of Joy. Then Linda and Anthony debate ethnic representation in the HBO adaptations. Steve talks about the departures of Tywin, Shae, Jojen, and (maybe) the Hound.
Arthur Njamfa covers Tyrion’s imprisonment at the Eyrie. Steve discusses Sam’s libido and Tyrion’s post-trial fate. Dr. Jan Doolittle Wilson discusses Penny’s relationship to Tyrion.
A.Ron is back! This week is a departure from the usual chapter-by-chapter format. Carl and Anthony widen the scope and talk about a few major themes, myth-making in an American context, sex, taboo, etc. A.Ron talks about his expectations for the new sci-fi “Foundation.” And Anthony takes stock of each POV character and where they stand at the midpoint of the first book.
Stephanie is back to talk about Bran’s baby steps toward wolfhood and Osha’s introduction. Steve covers The Mountain and the Viper. Yannick and Anthony debate Oberyn’s status as a warrior/genius. Check out Stephanie Barbé Hammer’s new book: Rescue Plan. Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV Theme) by Highway Superstar Join the discussion: email@example.com | Discord | Reddit | Forums Follow…
Dr. Ken Mondshein (war historian) explains how the Dothraki could have taken Westeros and how Westerosi knights might have defended a Dothraki invasion. Steve ponders trial by combat. And Carolyne Larrington reveals Martin’s inspiration for the moondoor.
Dr. Jason Eberl covers the street fight between Ned and Jaime. Steve riffs on Davos’ folksy wisdom monologues. Anthony talks about ethnicity and representation in fantasy.