Steve and Anthony roll our way through season 4 (episode 2) with discussions of video stores, the amazing acting of Sadie Sink, and breakfast burritos.
Is Mirri Maz Duur homicidal? Or is she just misunderstood? Gender studies specialist Jan Doolittle Wilson is back to interpret MMD. Then Anthony reads an email from GRRM’s co-author Elio Garcia
Comic Steve Ausburne talks about the plan to capture a zombie, Sam’s frustration with maesters, and Davos’ ability to travel very quickly. Then Anthony and Arthur talk over the need for resolution in storytelling.
Medievalist Carol Parrish Jamison, author of Chivalry in Westeros: The Knightly Code of A Song of Ice and Fire revisits Bookaloo to discuss the Battle of Whispering Wood
This is a stand-alone reaction to season 4, volume 1 (through 7 episodes). We will return to our usual rewatch podcast very soon.
Stand-up-comic Steve and Dr. Anthony are back to cover season four of Stranger Things: The Hellfire Club. We dissect the importance of Lucas’s hair, the first hints of a trauma theme, and debate Eddie’s over-the-top personality
Comedian Steve Ausburne talks over one of his favorite episodes. This episode has it all. Real-world consequences of war chests (or lack thereof). Drogon finally attacks Westeros, and Littlefinger meets his match.
Medievalist Jana Matthews explains and ranks the five different sex positions known to medeival Europe. We find out which one Tyrion prefers. Then Anthony wonders: maybe Shea was always Tywin’s spy?
Youtube has dropped the first 8 minutes of Stranger Things 4 and Steve and Anthony are crushing on Matthew Modine’s hair.
Steve and Anthony cover the Jon+Dany meet cute, say goodbye to Lady Olena, and explain why Sam would be a great bartender. Then Anthony talks with Stephanie about her new book: Pretend Plumber.