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.
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.
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.
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…